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- University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 49.50
Examining novels written in nineteenth-century England and throughout most of the West, as well as philosophical essays on the conception of fictional form, Felicia Bonaparte sees the novel in this period not as the continuation of eighteenth-century "realism," as has commonly been assumed, but as a genre unto itself. Determined to address the crises... more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 18.09
3 reich befruchtet j diese angeborne und früh gepflegte neigung ist endlich auch seines alters treue begleiterin geblieben *). In dem innigsten zusammenhange damit stand die zartheit seiner ansichten von der natur, die kindlich teilnehmende liebe zu ihr und vorzugsweise zum pHanzenleben, das er zu anfang eine zeitlang sogar als hauptgegenstand seines... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 18.09
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95
This book, first published in 1957, is a collection of Herbert Read?s essays on various topics. The essays explore many different subjects and themes, including art, literature, religion and philosophy. This title will be of interest to a variety of readers. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 195.00
This volume raises questions about why oral celebrations of language receive so little attention in published literary histories when they are simultaneously recognized as fundamental to our understanding of literature. It aims to prompt debate regarding the transformations needed for literary historians to provide a more balanced and fuller appreciation... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 143.00
How does contemporary literature respond to the digitalized media culture in which it takes part? And how do we study literature in order to shed light on these responses? Under the subsections Technology, Subjectivity, and Aesthetics, Literature in Contemporary Media Culture sets out to answer these questions. The book shows how literature over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00
The classic realist text has long been derided by post-structuralist critics as an unsophisticated and reactionary form. In this study, first published in 1992, John Rignall makes a powerful case for the rehabilitation of realism as a self-aware and reflexive genre. Using the novels of Scott, Balzac, Dickens, George Eliot, Flaubert, James, Ford and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Playing on the frequently used metaphors of the 'turn toward' or 'turn back' in scholarship on religion, The Turn Around Religion in America offers a model of religion that moves in a reciprocal relationship between these two poles. In particular, this volume dedicates itself to a reading of religion and of religious meaning that cannot be reduced... more...