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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00
In Air’s Appearance , Jayne Elizabeth Lewis enlists her readers in pursuit of the elusive concept of atmosphere in literary works. She shows how diverse conceptions of air in the eighteenth century converged in British fiction, producing the modern literary sense of atmosphere and moving novelists to explore the threshold between material and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00
This topical study examines the 'novelizations' of radical literary theory in the work of A.S. Byatt, Angela Carter, Umberto Eco, John Fowles, Richard Powers and many other leading novelists. It offers a comprehensive analysis of the 'post-theoretical novel', and traces an alternative history of the 'theory revolution' in recent literary fiction. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; US$ 41.95
Unravels the complexities of writings by British women of the `high colonial' period. Sara Mills analyses the writings of three women travellers, extending recent post-colonial and cultural theory in an important and inspiring study. more...
- The O'Brien Press 1997; US$ 10.19
When Katie's father returns from the Great War, he is shell-shocked, his personality destroyed. Now, four years later he has more or less recovered, but another war is breaking out, this time at home in Ireland. The Treaty with the British has been signed by Michael Collins, but many disagree with it and want to continue the war for full independence.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 40.00
This ambitious study sheds new light on the way in which the English Romantics dealt with the basic problems of knowledge. Milnes argues that it is in their oscillation between knowledge and indifference that the Romantics prefigure the ambivalent negotiations of modern post-analytic philosophy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
First published in 1966, the Language of Criticism was the first systematic attempt to understand literary criticism through the methods of linguistic philosophy and the later work of Wittgenstein. Literary critical and aesthetic judgements are rational, but are not to be explained by scientific methods. Criticism discovers reasons for a response,... more...
- University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 25.00
Lewis Edwards (180987) oedd pennaf ysgolhaig Cymrur bedwaredd ganrif ar bymtheg ac yn un a gododd safonau y Gymru Ymneilltuol au gosod ar seiliau dysg rhyngwladol. Yn Fethodist Calfinaidd o ran ei fagwraeth ai argyhoeddiadau, yfodd yn ddwfn o dduwioldeb ei gyfnod. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Focusing on innovative works by Woolf, Baldwin, Kingston and Winterson, the author analyzes how they each represent the self as unique, collectively "other," and inclusively human, and how these conflicting aspects of selfhood interact. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95
Trev Lynn Broughton takes an in-depth look at the developments within Victorian auto/biography, and asks what we can learn about the conditions and limits of male literary authority. Providing a feminist analysis of the effects of this literary production on culture, Broughton looks at the increase in professions with a vested interest in the written... more...