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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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(2017)  | 9780295997902 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 808pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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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...

A Manifesto for Literary Studies

Garber, Marjorie.
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(2017)  | 9780295998558 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 80pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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"A Manifesto for Literary Studies," writes Marjorie Garber, “is an attempt toremind us of the specificity of what it means to ask literary questions, and thepleasure of thinking through and with literature. It is a manifesto in the sensethat it invites strong declarations and big ideas, rather than...

Christopher Okigbo 1930-67: Thirsting for Sunlight

Nwakanma, Obi.
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(2017)  | 9781847011794 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 13/7/2017
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Christopher Okigbo, once described as "Africa's most lyrical poet of thetwentieth century" was killed in September 1967, fighting for the independenceof Biafra. The Sunday Times described his death as "the single most importanttragedy of the Nigerian civil war". The manner in which Okigbo died typified...

De-constructing Dahl

Valle, Viuas Laura. Viñas Valle, Laura.
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(2017)  | 9781443891301 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | 205pp | Availability last checked: 4/8/2017
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This is the first single-authored monograph on Roald Dahl since 1994. Remarkably, in spite of Dahl’s commercial success, very little scholarly work has been produced.

This study focuses on the critical context, texts and paratexts that make up the packaging of “Dahl”. It offers the first thorough...

Playwriting Playgoers in Shakespeare's Theater

Pangallo, Matteo A.
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(2017)  | 9780812249415 | Univ of Pennsylvania Press | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 7/8/2017
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Among the dramatists who wrote for the professional playhouses of early modernLondon was a small group of writers who were neither members of the commercialtheater industry writing to make a living nor aristocratic amateurs dippingtheir toes in theatrical waters for social or political prestige. Instead,...

Talking shakespeare : notes from a journey.

Fantasia, Louis.
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(2017)  | 9781433141430 | Peter Lang Publishing | pbk. | book | 128pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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Talking Shakespeare is a collection of essays on Shakespeare's plays and politics and their impact in the world today.

A companion to chimamanda ngozi adichie.

Emenyonu, Ernest N.
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(2017)  | 9781847011633 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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Brown romantics : poetry and na.

Chander, Manu Samriti.
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(2017)  | 9781611488210 | Bucknell University Press | hbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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Brown Romantics: Poetry and Nationalism in the Global Nineteenth Century proceeds from the conviction that it is high time for the academy in general and scholars of European Romanticism to acknowledge the extensive international impact of Romantic poetry. Chander demonstrates the importance of Romantic...

Rewriting shakespeare's plays for and by the contemporary stage.

Dobson, Michael. Rivier-Arnaud, Estelle.
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(2017)  | 9781443882804 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"Why have contemporary playwrights been obsessed by Shakespeare's plays to such an extent that most of the canon has been rewritten by one rising dramatist or another over the last half century? Among other key figures, Edward Bond, Heiner Mller, Carmelo Bene, Arnold Wesker, Tom Stoppard, Howard Barker,...

The social, cultural and spiritual dimensions of modern indian poetry in english.

Roy, Kumar Vijay.
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(2017)  | 9781443879682 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"This volume brings together research papers on the poetry of modern Indian poets, particularly those whose poetry is less explored. It is well known that post-Independence India has produced many brilliant writers whose writings have their own importance in the field of Indian English literature. These...

The faustus myth in the english novel.

Åžeyda, SivrioÄÿlu.
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(2017)  | 9781443882842 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 135pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"The Faustus myth, before being identified as a myth, was the folktale of a man named Faustus who lived in Germany. Underneath the popularity of this myth lies the basic human instinct to trespass the limits of traditional knowledge in pursuit of self-definition, authentic knowledge and power. This...

Members of His Body: Shakespeare, Paul, and a Theology of Nonmonogamy

Stockton, Will.
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(2017)  | 9780823275502 | Fordham University Press | hbk. | book | 188pp | Availability last checked: 7/8/2017
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Building on scholarship regarding both biblical and early modern sexualities,Members of His Body protests the Christian defense of marital monogamy.According to the Paul who authors 1 Corinthians, believers would do well toremain single and focus instead on the messiah’s return. According to the Paulwho...

Futuristic Worlds in Australian Aboriginal Fiction

Polak, Iva.
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(2017)  | 9781787072008 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 274pp | Availability last checked: 19/8/2017
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This is the first study that brings together the theory of the fantastic withthe vibrant corpus of Australian Aboriginal fiction on futurities. Selectedworks by Ellen van Neerven, Sam Watson, Archie Weller, Eric Willmot and AlexisWright are analysed as fictional prose texts that construct alternative...

Shakespeare expressed : page sta.

MONCRIEF, Mcpherson E.
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(2017)  | 9781683930716 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 314pp
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A collection of essays originally presented on the Blackfriars stage at the American Shakesepeare Center, Shakespeare Expressed brings together scholars and practitioners, often promoting ideas that can be translated into classroom experiences. Drawing on essays presented at the Sixth Blackfriars Conference,...

Outlaw fathers vict and mod brit.

GURFINKEL, Helena.
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(2017)  | 9781683930709 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 236pp
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Outlaw Fathers in Victorian and Modern British Literature: Queering Patriarchy traces the representations of outlaw fathers, or queer patriarchs, and their relationships with their queer sons, in a particular literary tradition: mid-to-late-Victorian and twentieth-century British fiction and memoir....

Appropriating shakespeare : a cultural history of pyramus and thisbe.

Geddes, Louise.
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(2017)  | 9781683930440 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 154pp
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Appropriating Shakespeare: A Cultural History of Pyramus and Thisbe argues that the vibrant, transformative history of Shakespeare's play-within-a-play from A Midsummer Night's Dream across four centuries allows us to see the way in which Shakespeare is used to both create and critique emergent cultural...

Shakespeares folktale sources.

ARTESE, Charlotte.
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(2017)  | 9781611495577 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 258pp
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Shakespeare's Folktale Sources argues that seven plays--The Taming of the Shrew, Titus Andronicus, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Merchant of Venice, All's Well that End's Well, Measure for Measure, and Cymbeline--derive one or more of their plots directly from folktales. In most cases, scholars have...

Poisons dark works in renaissa.

WILSON, Miranda.
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(2017)  | 9781611488173 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 258pp
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Poison's Dark Works in Renaissance England considers the ways sixteenth- and seventeenth-century fears of poisoning prompt new models for understanding the world even as the fictive qualities of poisoning frustrate attempts at certainty. Whether English writers invoke literal poisons, as they do in...

Inspiration in the age of enli.

ERON, Sarah.
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(2017)  | 9781611496499 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 266pp
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Inspiration in the Age of Enlightenment reconsiders theories of apostrophe and poetic authority to argue that the Augustan age created a new form of inspiration, one that not only changed the relationship of literary production to authority in the modern period but also crucially contributes to defining...

The Bronze Mask: Protagonists of English Literature

Strongman, Luke.
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(2017)  | 9781536109702 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 257pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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The Bronze Mask presents an analysis of 51 famous protagonists from some of the finest and most enduring works of fiction – predominantly novels – over the past five hundred years. The characters from the novels selected are mainly those critiqued from famous British and American authors, although characters...

Indians in victorian children's narratives : animalizing the native, 1830-1930.

BHAT, DAITHOTA Shilp.
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(2017)  | 9781498546843 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 146pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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The genesis of the history of British colonization in India is often traced to traders, merchants, and the formation of the British East India Company. While this is indisputable, what is ignored is the creation and perpetual fueling of the steady stream of British officers into the Indian economy that...

African modernity and the philosophy of culture in the works of femi euba.

Osagie, Iyunolu.
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(2017)  | 9781498545662 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 188pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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This book is a significant and original contribution to the ongoing conversation on modernity. It uses the creative and critical works of Nigerian playwright and novelist Femi Euba to demonstrate the place and function of African cultures in modernity and makes the case for the vibrancy of such cultures...

The definitive shakespeare companion : overviews, documents, and analysis.

Rosenblum, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9781440847738 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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The definitive shakespeare companion : overviews, documents, and analysis.

Rosenblum, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9781440847745 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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The definitive shakespeare companion : overviews, documents, and analysis.

Rosenblum, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9781440847714 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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The definitive shakespeare companion : overviews, documents, and analysis.

Rosenblum, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9781440847721 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Futuristic Worlds in Australian Aboriginal Fiction

Polak, Iva.
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(2017)  | 9781787072008 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 274pp | Availability last checked: 19/8/2017
AUD 129.95 (inc. GST), AUD 118.14 (ex. GST),
This is the first study that brings together the theory of the fantastic withthe vibrant corpus of Australian Aboriginal fiction on futurities. Selectedworks by Ellen van Neerven, Sam Watson, Archie Weller, Eric Willmot and AlexisWright are analysed as fictional prose texts that construct alternative...

 

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