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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 24.95
Homi K. Bhabha is one of the most highly renowned figures in contemporary post-colonial studies. This volume explores his writings and their influence on postcolonial theory, introducing in clear and accessible language the key concepts of his work, such as 'ambivalence', 'mimicry', 'hybridity' and 'translation'. David Huddart draws on a range of... more...
- Princeton University Press 1992; US$ 46.50
Studying major writers and philosophers--Schlegel and Schleiermacher in Germany, Wordsworth in England, and Chateaubriand in France--Gerald Izenberg shows how a combination of political, social, and psychological developments resulted in the modern concept of selfhood. More than a study of one national culture influencing another, this work goes to... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 47.40
Sekse en etniciteit impliceren fundamentele hiërarchieën in onze cultuur, die alle representatie doordesemen. Het zijn krachten die elke tekst van binnenuit besturen, conventies van representatie die zo vanzelfsprekend zijn, dat zij niet langer, als conventies worden gezien. Dat verklaart waarom deze categorieën zo vaak als 'natuurlijk' worden... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 99.95
Julia Kristeva has sparked considerable debate among feminist, political and psychoanalytic thinkers, securing her status as one of the most formidable figures in twentieth-century critical theory. However, her precise relevance to the study of literature can be hard for new readers to fathom. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95
For Kristeva, in a world immersed in readymade images, art or aesthetic experience is a practice that constitutes both a subject (a sense of self) and an object that is able to transform meaning and consciousness. Kristeva Reframed examines key ideas in Kristeva's work to show how they are most relevant to artists, and how they can be applied in interpreting... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 330.00
L?Époque de la Renaissance. Crises et essors nouveaux (1560?1610), a collaborative literary history of the second half of the sixteenth century in Europe, responds to a number of challenges, including those critical of the Renaissance concept itself in favour of a broader Early Modern concept. It inventories the writings of its chosen time-span in... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
A comparative analysis, this study examines the interactions of early modern male and female writers within the context of literary circles. In particular, Campbell examines how the querelle des femmes as a discursive rhetorical tradition of praise and blame influenced perceptions of well-educated women who were part of literary circles in Italy,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 175.00
This definitive volume will profoundly alter our understanding of the literature of the Great War. New critical approaches have, over the last two decades, redefined the term 'war literature' and its cultural legacy. Consisting, in equal measure, of essays by male and female scholars (from several different countries), and devoted to both familiar... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
The book looks at how people, things, and new forms of knowledge created "publics" in early modern Europe, and how publics changed the shape of early modern society. The focus is on what the authors call "making publics" ? the active creation of new forms of association that allowed people to connect with others in ways not rooted in family, rank... more...