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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...

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...

Images of the prophet mohammad in english literature.

Kidwai, Abdur Raheem.
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(2018)  | 9781433147494 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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The Lady on the Drawingroom Floor: with Selected Poetry and Prose by Mary E. Coleridge

Coleridge, Mary Elizabeth. , Braun, Heather.
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(2018)  | 9781683931461 | Fairleigh Dickinson University | hbk. | book | 242pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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The Lady on the Drawingroom Floor with Selected Poetry and Prose, by MaryElizabeth Coleridge, seeks to reclaim Coleridge’s reputation as a novelist,poet, critic, and educator by featuring familiar works alongside unpublished orout-of-print works. This collection includes a substantial introduction...

Family and Relationships in Ian McEwan's Fiction: Between Fantasy and Desire

Dobrogoszcz, Tomasz.
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(2018)  | 9781498539876 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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The book provides a lucid analysis of all Ian McEwan fiction published to date,from his 1975 debut short stories up to the 2016 novel Nutshell, spanning fortyyears of his literary career. Apart from a general discussion of McEwan’sworks, the study offers a uniform focal point: it concentrates on one...

If there is hope : george orwell and the left.

Newsinger, John.
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(2018)  | 9780745399287 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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John Newsinger offers a compelling account, sympathetic yet critical, of Orwell's political thinking and its continued significance in contemporary life. Innovatively, Newsinger explores various neglected and challenging areas of Orwell's politics. He details Orwell's attempts to change working-class...

If there is hope : george orwell and the left.

Newsinger, John.
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(2018)  | 9780745399294 | Pluto Press UK | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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John Newsinger offers a compelling account, sympathetic yet critical, of Orwell's political thinking and its continued significance in contemporary life. Innovatively, Newsinger explores various neglected and challenging areas of Orwell's politics. He details Orwell's attempts to change working-class...

Writers and Their Mothers

Salwak, Dale.
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(2018)  | 9783319683478 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 242pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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?1. Shakespeare’s Mother(s) - Hugh M. Richmond.2. John Ruskin and Margaret - Anthony Daniels, M.D.3. Ambitious Daughter: Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother - Gardner McFall.-4. Walt Whitman and His Mother - Kenneth Silverman.5. The Maternal Embrace: Samuel Beckett and His Mother May - Margaret Drabble.6....

The Vocation of Sara Coleridge: Authorship and Religion

Schofield, Robin.
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(2018)  | 9783319703701 | Springer | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book presents a fundamental reassessment of Sara Coleridge. It examines her achievements as an author in the public sphere, and celebrates her interventions in what was a masculine genre of religious polemics. Sara Coleridge the religious author was the peer of such major figures as John Henry...

The Form of Poetry in the 1820s and 1830s: A Period of Doubt

Stewart, David.
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(2018)  | 9783319705118 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 269pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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1: 'Introduction'.2: ‘The Genius of the Times’: Sales, Forms and Periods.3: ‘Infinite Profit in a Little Book’: Ephemerality and the Annuals.4: ‘A Labyrinth of Difficulties and Distinctions’: Landon, Darley, Browning.5: ‘A Fatal Gift’: Formal Apparitions in Hemans and Beddoes.6: ‘The Proper Pathetic...

Romantic Literature and the Colonised World: Lessons from Indigenous Translations

Hessell, Nikki.
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(2018)  | 9783319709321 | Springer | hbk. | book | iii, 309pp | Availability last checked: 8/3/2018
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1. Introduction.2. Praying: Felicia Hemans at Third Sight.3. Singing: Global Indigeneity and Robert Burns.4. Naming: Aloha Ivanhoe.5. Mapping: Wordsworth and Poems on the Renaming of Places.6. Building: Relocating Wordsworth's Architecture.7. Healing: Isabella, or, The Pot of Tulasi.8....

Women’s Domestic Activity in the Romantic-Period Novel, 1770-1820: Dangerous Occupations

Morrissey, Joseph.
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(2018)  | 9783319703558 | Springer | hbk. | book | viii, 248pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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1. Introduction.2. Needlework in Charlotte Smith's The Old Manor House and Jane Austen's Mansfield Park.3. Musical Accomplishment in Frances Burney's The Wanderer.4. Reading Novels in Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey.5. Sensibility in Charlotte Smith's Ethelinde.6. Conclusion.

Muslim indian women writing in english : class privilege, gender disadvantage, minortiy status.

Jackson, Elizabeth.
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(2018)  | 9781787078734 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Hollinghurst, Camp and Closet

Ertin, Serkan.
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(2018)  | 9781527504080 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 175pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This volume analyses the terms “camp” and “the closet” in Alan Hollinghurst’s fiction, since all four of his novels—The Swimming-Pool Library (1988), The Folding Star (1993), The Spell (1998), and The Line of Beauty (2004)—investigate the gay male experience throughout the late-twentieth century. The...

John Keats and the Medical Imagination

Roe, Nicholas.
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(2018)  | 9783319638102 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 262pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book presents ten new chapters on John Keats's medical imagination, beginning with his practical engagement with dissection and surgery, and the extraordinary poems he wrote during his 'busy time' at Guy's Hospital 1815-17. The Physical Society at Guy's and the demands of a medical career are explored,...

Classical Presences in Irish Poetry after 1960: The Answering Voice

Impens, Florence.
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(2018)  | 9783319682303 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 220pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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1 A Brief Introduction: Rationale and Objectives 2 The Classics in Modern Irish Poetry 3 Seamus Heaney: ‘Lethe in Moyola’ 4 Michael Longley: The ‘Lapsed Classicist’ 5 Derek Mahon and Eavan Boland: Marginal Perspectives 6 A Classical ‘Revival’? Further Reading Index

The Postcolonial Subject in Transit: Migration, Borders and Subjectivity in Contemporary African Diaspora Literature

Fongang, Delphine.
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(2018)  | 9781498563833 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 174pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
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The Postcolonial Subject in Transit presents in-depth analyses of the complextransitional migratory identities evident in emerging African diasporicwritings. It provides insights into the hybridity of the migrant experience,where the migrant struggles to negotiate new cultural spaces. It shows thatwhile...

Essays on Religion in G. Eliot's Early Fiction

Mazaheri, H. John. Mazaheri, John H.
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(2018)  | 9781527505780 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 130pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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This series of essays explores the relationship between religion and literature in George Eliot’s early fiction. With a particular focus on Scenes of Clerical Life, Adam Bede, and The Mill on the Floss, this title complements the author’s previous publication, George Eliot’s Spiritual Quest in Silas...

Shamanic Elements in the Poetry of Ted Hughes

Panecka, Ewa.
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(2018)  | 9781527505575 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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Shamanism is not a religion, but a technique of achieving ecstasy through chanting, the beating of a drum and the shaking of a rattle, all with the aim of communing with the spirits and rescue afflicted souls.

If poetry is a healing substance, poets are shamans of words, who journey into the magic...

Romantic Paganism: The Politics of Ecstasy in the Shelley Circle

Barnett, Suzanne L.
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(2018)  | 9783319547220 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 296pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book addresses the function of the classical world in the cultural imaginations of the second generation of romantic writers: Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Thomas Love Peacock, John Keats, Leigh Hunt, and the rest of their diverse circle. The younger romantics inherited impressions of the ancient...

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Romantic Literature and the Colonised World: Lessons from Indigenous Translations

Hessell, Nikki.
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(2018)  | 9783319709321 | Springer | hbk. | book | iii, 309pp | Availability last checked: 8/3/2018
AUD 227.95 (inc. GST), AUD 207.23 (ex. GST),
1. Introduction.2. Praying: Felicia Hemans at Third Sight.3. Singing: Global Indigeneity and Robert Burns.4. Naming: Aloha Ivanhoe.5. Mapping: Wordsworth and Poems on the Renaming of Places.6. Building: Relocating Wordsworth's Architecture.7. Healing: Isabella, or, The Pot of Tulasi.8....

 

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