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New Women's Writing: Contextualising Fiction, Poetry and Philosophy

Bhattacharjee, Subashish. Narayan Ray, Girindra.
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(2018)  | 9781527508149 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 275pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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The uptake of women’s writing as a distinct genre in literature since the 1960s has been rapid and multifarious. This development has fuelled a generation of literary and cultural studies, and can be seen in the growing influence of women’s and gender studies even in literary studies programs. The study...

Emerging Perspectives on Alobwed’Epie

Ambe Mforteh, Stephen. Anyang Agbor, Sarah. Toko Djockoua, Manyaka.
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(2018)  | 9781527508156 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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This collection of essays poses the problem of the preservation of cultural identities in the present-day global context. The comparative approach of this cultural study shows the universal dimension of the issues raised in the book, highlighting that gender equality, women’s emancipation, ethnicity,...

The Ways of Fiction: New Essays on the Literary Cultures of the Eighteenth Century

Crowe, Nicholas J.
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(2018)  | 9781527508286 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 295pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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The essays gathered here capture fresh perspectives on the literary environments of the eighteenth century. The core concern of this volume is culture—the ways in which it shapes literature and is in turn influenced by it: the “ways” of fiction. Especially commissioned from experts in the field, essays...

Transmedia Storytelling: Pemberley Digital’s Adaptations of Jane Austen and Mary Shelley

Camden, Jennifer. Faber Oestreich, Kate.
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(2018)  | 9781527508354 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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This volume charts the evolution of Pemberley Digital’s transmedia adaptations of nineteenth-century novels in order to interrogate the uneasy relationship between transmedia storytelling and consumer culture. It first examines two Austen-centered films, Lost in Austen and Austenland, that present “immersive”...

You Girls Stay Here: Gender Roles in Popular British Children’s Adventure Fiction, 1930-70

Poynter, Elizabeth.
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(2018)  | 9781527507739 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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This book will be of interest to students of both children’s literature and gender studies. It re-examines a period long considered to be of poor quality as regards children’s books. It explores a range of themes, such as female agency, power and courage, and additionally gives a linguistic analysis...

Narrative Strategies in the Reconstruction of History

Fernandes, Ana.
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(2018)  | 9781527507753 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 140pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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This book enquires into the processes by which certain contemporary women pay testimony to history. It examines the reasons why they recreate the past, whether political, social or artistic, and the strategies employed to establish a comparison with the present. The focus is on authors such as A.S....

Uncovering Caledonia: An Introduction to Scottish Studies

Kali?anin, Milena.
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(2018)  | 9781527508019 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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Uncovering Caledonia: An Introduction to Scottish Studies represents a cultural journey to portray and illustrate the burning cultural issues of modern Scotland and uncover the myriad of Caledonian peculiarities from a non-native point of view. This introduction to Scottish studies operates mostly on...

Helen Craik's Adelaide de Narbonne, with Memoirs of Charlotte de Cordet

D’Ezio, Marianna.
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(2018)  | 9781527506664 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 580pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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Helen Craik’s Adelaide de Narbonne, with Memoirs of Charlotte de Cordet was published anonymously at the Minerva Press in 1800, the third of five novels that Craik wrote between 1796 and 1805. Deeply rooted in the contemporary historical milieu of her time, Craik’s novel features the sanguinary events...

Critiquing the Postcolonial Construct in Chinua Achebe’s Novels

Das Sarkhel, Ranjana.
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(2018)  | 9781527506695 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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Chinua Achebe's novels have always been read as texts from an erstwhile colonised African nation, interpreted within the parameters suggested by postcolonial theorists. The confines of postcolonial readings have raised questions about when the ‘postcolonial’ period would end, so that writers would no...

Travel and identity: studies in literature, culture and language.

Lipski, Jakub.
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(2018)  | 9783319740201 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 200pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
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This book presents a selection of research papers dealing with the notions of travel and identity in Anglophone literature and culture. Collectively, the chapters ponder such notions as self and other, race, centre and periphery, thus shedding new light on a number of issues that are highly relevant...

Later Middle English Literature, Materiality, and Culture: Essays in Honor of James M. Dean

AMSLER, Gastle Gastle. , Gastle, Brian. Kelemen, Erick.
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(2018)  | 9781611496765 | University of Delaware Press | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
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The essays in this volume consider the ways in which material and intellectualculture both shaped and were shaped by the literature of late medieval England.The first section, “Textual Material,” reflects on cultural and socialissues generally referred to as the History of Ideas, and how those ideasmanifest...

The Orpheus Myth in Milton's “L’Allegro”, “Il Penseroso”, and “Lycidas”: A Peircean Reading

Fernando, Luiz. Ferreira, Sà. Fernando Ferreira Sá, Luiz.
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(2018)  | 9781527506299 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 185pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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In this study of John Milton’s “L'Allegro”, “Il Penseroso”, and “Lycidas”, the perspective of an interpreting sign serves as the basis for analysis of the poems’ allusions to the Orpheus myth. The idea of an interpretant proposed by Charles Sanders Peirce and the semiotic relations theorized by Jorgen...

Textual Reception and Cultural Debate in Medieval English Studies

Jose, Maria. Prado-Pèrez, Ramòn. Ramos, Esteve. , José Esteve Ramos, María. Ramón Prado-Pérez, José.
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(2018)  | 9781527506527 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 196pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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This book is a rigorous and broad update of the state of the art in the investigation of Old and Middle English. The volume, written by some of the best known experts in this field, addresses different issues, such as etymology, manuscript sources, and medieval literary traditions, among others. The...

(Post)Colonial Passages: Incursions and Excursion across the Literatures and Cultures in English

Albertazzi, Silvia. Cattani, Francesco. Monticell, Rita. Zullo, Federica. , Albertazzi, Silvia. Cattani, Francesco. Monticell, Rita. Zullo, Federica.
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(2018)  | 9781527506305 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 305pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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While entailing a subversive re-vision of colonial histories, geographies, and subjectivities, the (post)colonial condition has unleashed a chain of movements, relocations, and re-writings that interrogate the globalized and neoliberal society. Ethnic, “racial”, religious, gendered, and sexual identities...

 

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