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  • Radical Tragedyby Jonathan Dollimore

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 54.95

    This study of the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries also provides an insight into cultural materialist thought. This third edition contains an extensive introduction which argues for the continuing relevance of the tragic aesthetic in today's world. more...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to Joseph Conradby John G. Peters

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 24.00

    A most comprehensive guide to Conrad's life, work, context and major themes. more...

  • Conrad's Charlie Marlowby Bernard J. Paris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    This study approaches Marlow not simply as a literary device but as one of the greatest character creations in literature, an understanding of whose inner conflicts newly illuminates the structure of his narrations, his interactions with his auditors, and the thematic ambiguity of his tales. more...

  • Studies in Criticism and Aesthetics, 1660-1800by Howard Anderson

    University of Minnesota Press 1967; US$ 75.00

    In this volume nineteen contributors, in as many essays, discuss various aspects of critical and aesthetic development in the late seventeenth and the eighteenth centuries, from the time of Dryden to Wordsworth. This was a period in which traditional lite more...

  • de baai…de binnenbaai…by Pamela Pattynama

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50

    Voor de meeste Nederlands behoort Nederlands-Indi ot een afgesloten tijdperk. Maar Indi s een onlosmakelijk deel van het culturele geheugen van Nederland, een hedendaagse herinnering, die vooral voortleeft in de literatuur en film. Vanaf de zestiende-eeuwse reisverhalen tot in dit postkoloniale tijdperk zijn (her-) vertellingen over Indi teeds populair... more...

  • Poetikenby Monika Schmitz-Emans; Uwe Lindemann; Manfred Schmeling; Kai Fischer; Anne Rennig; Christian Winterhalter

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 280.00

    Reflexionen über Dichtung, über Voraussetzungen, Funktionen und Effekte dichterischer Texte, über poetische Gattungen, Darstellungsweisen und Kommunikationsformen, über die Beziehung zwischen dichterischer Rede und ihren Gegenständen haben die Entstehung dichterischer Werke seit der Antike begleitet. Die Vorstellungen davon, was überhaupt... more...

  • Lewis Edwardsby D. Densil Morgan

    University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Lewis Edwards (1809–87) oedd pennaf ysgolhaig Cymru’r bedwaredd ganrif ar bymtheg ac yn un a gododd safonau y Gymru Ymneilltuol a’u gosod ar seiliau dysg rhyngwladol. Yn Fethodist Calfinaidd o ran ei fagwraeth a’i argyhoeddiadau, yfodd yn ddwfn o dduwioldeb ei gyfnod. more...

  • Lord of the Rings 1954-2004by Wayne G Hammond; Christina Scull

    Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 32.00

    The fiftieth anniversary of the first publication of The Lord of the Rings, the enormously popular and influential masterpiece of fantasy by J.R.R. Tolkien, is celebrated in these twenty papers presented at the Marquette University Tolkien conference of 21-23 October 2004. They are published in honor of the late Dr. Richard E. Blackwelder, who gave... more...

  • Joseph Conradby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 45.00

    Joseph Conrad's novels and short stories explore the nature of narrative, reality, and competing notions of truth. This new volume offers a new selection of contemporary critical commentary on the author of such classic works as Lord Jim, Nostromo, and Heart of Darkness. This new edition also contains an introduction penned by literary scholar... more...

  • Animal Farmby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 36.00

    In a single, enlightening volume, Animal Farm presents a helpful literary guide to one of George Orwell's most famous literary works. Tracing the rise of Napoleon as the leader of the barnyard animals over humans to ruling dictator of the farmyard community, this classic satiric fable serves as a warning to all societies as it depicts the slide... more...