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- Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 26.99
Communities in Fiction reads six novels or stories (one each by Trollope, Hardy, Conrad, Woolf, Pynchon, and Cervantes) in the light of theories of community worked out (contradictorily) by Raymond Williams, Martin Heidegger, and Jean- Luc Nancy. The book's topic is the question of how communities or noncommunities are represented in fictional... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 33.99
This concise introduction to the literature of an exciting and influential period opens with an overview of the historical and cultural context in which English Renaissance literature was produced, and a discussion of its contemporary and subsequent critical reception. The following chapters survey the major Renaissance genres of drama, poetry and... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 139.99
This is the first book to look at the ties between European modernism and democracy in a cross-cultural manner. Focusing on the continental avant-gardes of the nineteen-tens and twenties, Sascha Bru's original and provocative book fundamentally revises our understanding of modernism's cultural and political history. Bru brings together a wide... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 119.99
An analysis of the resurgent cultural fascination with Nazism since 1989. Why has a fascination with fascism re-emerged after the Cold War? What is its cultural function now, in an era of commemoration? Focusing particularly on the British context, this study offers the first analysis of contemporary popular and literary fiction, film, TV and art exhibitions... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 26.99
New edition of bestselling introductory text outlining the history and ways of reading Gothic literatureThis revised edition includes:* A new chapter on Contemporary Gothic which explores the Gothic of the early twenty first century and looks at new critical developments* An updated Bibliography of critical sources and a revised Chronology The book... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 76.00
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 22.50
Michael A. Screech is an emeritus fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His scholarship has roots in University College London and the Warburg Institute. He is recognized as a world authority on the Renaissance, especially for his studies on Rabelais, Erasmus, and Montaigne, as well as on Clément Marot, Joachim Du Bellay, Renaissance laughter, and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
1. Introduction: Transitions and cultural formations; Kate Macdonald, Ghent University, and Christoph Singer 2. What people really read in 1922: If Winter Comes, the bestseller in the annus mirabilis of modernism; Kirsten MacLeod 3. Public gains and literary goods: a coeval tale of Conrad, Kipling and Francis Marion Crawford; Simon Frost 4. 'To-day... more...