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Robert B. Heilman: His Life in Letters

Alexander, Edward. Dunn, Richard. Jaussen, Paul. , Alexander, Edward. Dunn, Richard. Jaussen, Paul.
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(2018)  | 9780295997902 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 808pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
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Robert Bechtold Heilman was a great literary figure of the twentieth century.This collection of his correspondence includes over 600 exchanges with more than100 correspondents, among them Saul Bellow, Kenneth Burke, Malcolm Cowley,Richard Eberhart, Charles Johnson, Bernard Malamud, and William Carlos...

Willful Girls: Gender and Agency in Contemporary Anglo-American and German Fiction

Jeremiah, Emily.
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(2018)  | 9781640140080 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 210pp | Availability last checked: 22/11/2017
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What does it mean to "become woman" in the context of neoliberalism andpostfeminism? What is the role of will in this process? Willful Girls exploresthese questions through an analysis of the depiction of girls and young women incontemporary Anglo-American and German literary texts. It identifies four...

South african literary cultural nationalism abalobi besizwe emzansi 1918-45 : returning to the source.

Creary, M. Nicholas.
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(2018)  | 9781527503700 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 210pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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"This book is an intellectual history that uses Amlcar Cabral's theory of the "return to the source," to examine Sol Plaatje's Mhudi, B.W. Vilakazi's poetry, and A.C. Jordan's The Wrath of the Ancestors within the broader context of African cultural nationalisms in the early twentieth century African...

Dead Pledges: Debt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture

McClanahan, Annie.
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(2018)  | 9781503606586 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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This book makes sense of the social, political, and conceptual consequences of the 2008 credit crisis by looking at the ways that our culture has sought to formally represent and politically respond to it.

Romeo and juliet in european cultures.

Cerdá, Juan F. Delabastita, Dirk. Gregor, Keith.
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(2017)  | 9789027209115 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 340pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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With its roots deep in ancient narrative and in various reworkings from the late medieval and early modern period, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has left a lasting trace on modern European culture. This volume aims to chart the main outlines of this reception process in the broadest sense by considering...

Social, Cultural, and Psychological Resonance in John B. Keane’s The Field: What Lies Beneath

Devaney, Brian.
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(2017)  | 9781527503267 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 238pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This book explores the drama of John B. Keane and focuses on his best-known play, The Field, in an examination of the cultural and psychological resonances present in his work. From the changing social, political, and economic contexts of the play’s genesis, to present-day austerity and malaise, The...

Aesthetics and Ideology of D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, and T. S. Eliot

Penda, Petar.
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(2017)  | 9781498528054 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 140pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Scrutinizing the aesthetic and ideological in the works by Lawrence, Woolf, andEliot, this book gives a different perspective on Modernism and what areconsidered to be its principal features. In that respect, fragmentation,disunity, relativity of things, break with tradition, as well as the depictionof...

Romeo and juliet in european cultures.

Cerdá, Juan F. Delabastita, Dirk. Gregor, Keith.
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(2017)  | 9789027209122 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 343pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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With its roots deep in ancient narrative and in various reworkings from the late medieval and early modern period, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has left a lasting trace on modern European culture. This volume aims to chart the main outlines of this reception process in the broadest sense by considering...

British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest

Cheng, Mai-Lin.
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(2017)  | 9781611488685 | Bucknell University Press | hbk. | book | 206pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest explores the importanceto Romantic literature of a concept of human interest. It examines a range ofliterary experiments to engage readers through subjects and styles that were atonce "interesting" and that, in principle, were in their "interest."...

Chaucer's Neoplatonism: Varieties of Love, Friendship, and Community

Hill, John M.
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(2017)  | 9781498561938 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 210pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Although centrally focused on varieties of friendship and love in Troilus andCriseyde, the discussion in Chaucer’s Neoplatonism includes the dream visionsas well as aspects of The Canterbury Tales. It lays out Chaucer’sBoethian-inspired, cognitive approach, drawn mainly from Book V of theConsolatio,...

Jane Austen and Masculinity

Kramp, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781611488661 | Lehigh University Press | hbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Jane Austen and Masculinity is an eclectic collection of contemporaryscholarship addressing the representation of men and masculinity in the fictionand popular adaptations of Austen. This anthology includes work by a variety ofesteemed and emergent Austen scholars from around the world who engage in...

W.H. Auden's "The Healing Fountain" Read through A. Aviram's Theory of Poetic Rhythm

Laarif, Boughnim Boutheina. Boughnim Laarif, Boutheina.
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(2017)  | 9781527503304 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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Although Auden has often been hailed as the twentieth century’s master of metre and most outstanding practitioner of traditional poetic forms, his metrical art still remains a mystery, as far as its real significance is concerned. This book sheds new light on the enticing appeal of formal poetry which...

Sidney, Spenser and the Royal Reader

Panja, Shormishtha.
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(2017)  | 9781527503212 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 215pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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Elizabeth I of England, as a female monarch who did not heed counsel, particularly in the events surrounding the marriage proposal from the much younger Roman Catholic Duke of Alençon and Anjou (c 1579-1586), aroused anxiety and frustration in her Protestant male courtiers. Two of these, Philip Sidney...

Girlhood in British Coming-of-Age Novels: The Bildungsroman Heroine Revisited

nircovà, SoÅ^a Å. Šnircová, So?a.
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(2017)  | 9781527503045 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 118pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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The book discusses a selection of coming-of-age narratives that offer a revisiting of the classic Bildungsroman heroine—the young white middle-class woman—and present her developments in postwar and postmillennial British literature. In terms of theoretical approaches, the study draws on works by the...

The Invention of Northern Aesthetics in 18th-Century English Literature

Bezrucka, Yvonne.
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(2017)  | 9781527503021 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 275pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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Free, romantic, and individualistic, Britain’s self-image in the eighteenth century constructs itself in opposition to the dominant power of a southern European aesthetics. Offering a fresh understanding of how the British intelligentsia created a ‘Northern’ aesthetics to challenge the European yoke,...

Milton's Political Ideas and Paradise Lost as a Political Allegory

Kiliç, Volkan.
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(2017)  | 9781527503274 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 115pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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Although Milton wrote several poems and sonnets in his earlier career, he became known as a revolutionary and passionate political activist, beginning his political career with the pamphlets that he wrote on the current politics of his time, defending antimonarchical rule and republicanism, giving particular...

Globaletics and Radicant Aesthetics in Australian Fiction

Ben-Messahel, Salhia.
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(2017)  | 9781527502857 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 217pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book focuses on the issues of space, culture and identity in recent Australian fiction. It discusses the work of 15 authors to show that, in Australia, the meaning of “country” remains critical and cultural belonging is still a difficult process. Interrogating the definition of Australia as a “post-colonial...

Transnational Narratives in Englishes of Exile

Florescu, Catalina Florina. Ma, Sheng-mei.
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(2017)  | 9781498539456 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 284pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Monolingual, monolithic English is an issue of the past. In this collection, byusing cinema, poetry, art, and novels we demonstrate that English has become theheteroglossic language of immigration – Englishes of exile. By appropriatingits plural form we pay respect to all those who have been improving...

Culture as politics : selected writings.

Caudwell, Christopher. , Margolies, David.
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(2017)  | 9780745337227 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 27/11/2017
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Killed the age of thirty by fascist brigades during the Spanish Civil War, the radical writer Christopher Caudwell's life was short, but bright. Born in 1907, he was a London-born journalist, editor and writer of plays, short stories, detective novels, aeronautics textbooks and ghost stories, many of...

Culture as politics : selected writings.

Caudwell, Christopher. , Margolies, David.
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(2017)  | 9780745337234 | Pluto Press UK | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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Killed the age of thirty by fascist brigades during the Spanish Civil War, the radical writer Christopher Caudwell's life was short, but bright. Born in 1907, he was a London-born journalist, editor and writer of plays, short stories, detective novels, aeronautics textbooks and ghost stories, many of...

The Rise of Animals and Descent of Man, 1660–1800: Toward Posthumanism in British Literature between Descartes and Darwin

Morillo, John.
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(2017)  | 9781611496734 | University of Delaware Press | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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The Rise of Animals and the Descent of Man illuminates compelling historicalconnections between a current fascination with animal life and the promotion ofthe moral status of non-human animals as ethical subjects deserving ourattention and respect, and a deep interest in the animal as agent ineighteenth-century...

Renaissance Papers 2016

Pearce, Jim. Risvold, Ward J.
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(2017)  | 9781571139795 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Renaissance Papers collects the best scholarly essays submitted each year to theSoutheastern Renaissance Conference. The 2016 volume features essays from theconference held at Wake Forest University, as well as essays submitted directlyto the journal. The first essay looks at early modern reading practices...

The diaspora writes home : subcontinental narratives.

Jain, Jasbir.
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(2017)  | 9789811048456 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 206pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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This book by eminent author Jasbir Jain explores the many ways the diaspora remembers and reflects upon the lost homeland, and their relationship with their own ancestry, history of the homeland, culture and the current political conflicts. Amongst the questions this book asks is, ‘how does the diaspora...

Peter pan and the mind of j. m. barrie : an exploration of cognition and consciousness.

Ridley, Rosalind.
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(2017)  | 9781443895101 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 205pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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What is Peter Pan all about? Many of us realise that there is a bit more to the stories than a simple fantasy about flying away to a wonderful place in which to play, and that there is something psychologically rather dark about the events in the stories. But J. M. Barries work has not previously been...

The modern philosopher, letters to her son and verses on the siege of gibraltar, by elizabeth craven.

Gasper, Julia.
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(2017)  | 9781443895040 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 138pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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"This book offers a modern edition of three fascinating and important works by Elizabeth Craven (1750-1828), an English author who lived for many years on the Continent. Craven is mainly remembered for her scandalous personal life, but deserves more serious attention. She was influenced by Enlightenment...

Devolutionary Readings: English-Language Poetry and Contemporary Wales

Jarvis, Matthew.
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(2017)  | 9783034319751 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 328pp | Availability last checked: 11/12/2017
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The September 1997 vote approving devolution, albeit by a tiny margin, was awatershed moment in recent Welsh history. This volume of essays considers theEnglish-language poetic life of Wales since that point. Addressing a range ofpoets who are associated with Wales by either birth or residence and have...

The Wife of Bath in Afterlife: Ballads to Blake

Bowden, Betsy.
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(2017)  | 9781611462432 | Lehigh University Press | hbk. | book | 416pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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By focusing on one literary character, as interpreted in both verbal art andvisual art at a point midway in time between the author’s era and our own,this study applies methodology appropriate for overcoming limitations posed byhistorical periodization and by isolation among academic specialities....

Street literature of the long nineteenth century : producers, sellers, consumers.

Atkinson, David. Roud, Steve.
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(2017)  | 9781443894999 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 387pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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"For centuries, street literature was the main cheap reading material of the working classes: broadsides, chapbooks, songsters, prints, engravings, and other forms of print produced specifically to suit their taste and cheap enough for even the poor to buy.Starting in the sixteenth century, but at its...

 

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