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  • Cervantes?s Novelas ejemplaresby William H. Clamurro

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99

    Cervantes?s Novelas ejemplares : Reading their Lessons from His Time to Ours offers a thematically oriented reading of the Novelas ejemplare s with relevant asides to Cervantes? other works. It takes into account the recent scholarship on the Novelas , and it also reflects the author?s experience of teaching Cervantes? works in recent... more...

  • The Victorian Age in Literatureby G. K. Chesterton

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 0.99

    A fascinating survey of Victorian literature from one of England?s greatest minds Dishing out his signature brand of harsh wit, G. K. Chesterton casts a critical eye on the poets and novelists that defined the Victorian age in English literature. ?Her imagination was sometimes superhuman?always inhuman,? he writes of Emily Brontë. ? Wuthering... more...

  • Machado de Assisby João Cezar de Castro Rocha; Flora Thomson-DeVeaux

    Michigan State University Press 2015; US$ 23.95

    This book offers an alternative explanation for one of the core dilemmas of Brazilian literary criticism: the ?midlife crisis? Machado de Assis underwent from 1878 to 1880, the result of which was the writing of The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas , as well as the remarkable production of his mature years?with an emphasis on his masterpiece, Dom... more...

  • Domusby Noelia S. Cirnigliaro

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 95.00

    Domus estudia la representación de la casa nobiliaria urbana en la narrativa corta y el teatro del siglo XVII en España. Analiza aspectos materiales y simbólicos del terreno premoderno de lo habitable como arquitectura y decoración del hogar, la división del género, la economía doméstica y la idea de lo privado y lo público. Domus studies the representation... more...

  • Disputed Titlesby Natasha Tessone

    Bucknell University Press 2015; US$ 89.99

    Disputed Titles illuminates the ways in which inheritance shaped British novels of the Romantic period allowing them to negotiate the broader concerns of religious, ethnic, and national identities. It examines legal and material practices of inheritance and traces how the political and discursive implications developed of inheritance in discrete... more...

  • Writing the Empireby Carol Bolton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Examines a range of Robert Southey's writing to explore the relationship between Romantic literature and colonial politics during the expansion of Britain's second empire. This study draws upon a range of interdisciplinary materials to consider the impact of his work upon nineteenth-century views of empire. more...

  • Visions of an Unseen Worldby Sasha Handley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    A study of the production, circulation and consumption of English ghost stories during the Age of Reason. This work examines a variety of mediums: ballads and chapbooks, newspapers, sermons, medical treatises and scientific journals, novels and plays. It relates the telling of ghost stories to changes associated with the Enlightenment. more...

  • Laster im Mittelalter / Vices in the Middle Agesby Christoph Flüeler; Martin Rohde

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    The volume presents a collection of papers by well-known scholars from a variety of disciplines. It is based on the findings of the 2006 Freiburg Colloquium, which concerned itself for the first time with the long tradition of the Seven Deadly Sins and medieval catalogues of vices. A systematic account is given of the field from the perspectives... more...

  • Regard for the Otherby E.S. Burt

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Although much has been written on autobiography, the same cannot be said of autothanatography, the writing of one's death. This study starts from the deconstructive premise that autobiography is aporetic, not or not only a matter of a subject strategizing with language to produce an exemplary identity but a matter also of its responding to an exorbitant... more...

  • Bruders Hüter / Bruders Mörderby Susanne Hartwig; Isabella Treskow

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    Is the figure of the intellectual still relevant in and for society in the late 20th and the beginning of the 21st century? The essays of this book from various disciplines explore this question based on the use of the term violence from a perspective of English Studies, German Studies, history and sociology. The focus is on the period... more...