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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Bringing together an international group of scholars, this collection offers a fresh assessment of Kazuo Ishiguros evolving significance as a contemporary world author. The contributors take on a range of the aesthetic and philosophical themes that characterize Ishiguros work, attending to Ishiguros own self-identification as an international... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 27.95
Hans-Georg Gadamer?s theory of hermeneutics is one of the most important modern theories of interpretation and understanding, and at its heart is the experience of reading literature. In this clear and comprehensive guide to Gadamer?s thought, Karl Simms: presents an overview of Gadamer?s life and works, outlining his importance to hermeneutic... more...
- Manchester University Press 2008; US$ 79.99
The secret vice: Masturbation in Victorian fiction and medical culture provides a unique consideration of writings on self-abuse in the long nineteenth century. The book examines the discourse on masturbation in medical works by English, Continental and American practitioners and demonstrates the influence and impact of these writings, not only on... more...
- Fordham University Press 2015; US$ 18.99
The Storm at Sea: Political Aesthetics in the Time of Shakespeare counters a tradition of cultural analysis that judges considerations of aesthetic autonomy in the early modern context to be either anachronistic or an index of political disengagement. Pye argues that for a post-theocratic era in which the mise-en-forme of the social domain itself was... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 49.50
Pramod K. Nayar teaches at the Department of English, The University of Hyderabad, India. His most recent books include The Postcolonial Studies Dictionary (Wiley-Blackwell 2015), the 5-volume edited collection Women in Colonial India: Historical Documents and Sources (2014), Frantz Fanon (2013), Posthumanism (Polity 2013), Colonial Voices:... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 46.99
"Exciting, passionate writing. A refusal to mourn her very close friend Derrida's death, it begins with a telling of a dream in which Derrida and Cixous feature as footballing mice." Tom Boncza-Tomaszewski, The Independent. In 2003 Derrida had promised to attend a colloquium on 'Reading Cixous and Derrida Reading Each Other/Themselves'.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 26.95
The Literary Theory Toolkit offers readers a rich compendium of key terms, concepts, and arguments necessary for the study of literature in a critical-theoretical context. Includes varied examples drawn from readily available literary texts spanning all periods and genres Features a chapter on performance, something not usually covered in similar... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 41.99
The work of Pierre Bourdieu, one of the most influential French intellectuals of the twentieth century, has had an enormous impact on research in fields as diverse as aesthetics, education, anthropology, and sociology. Pierre Bourdieu: Fieldwork in Art, Literature, and Culture is the first collection of essays to focus specifically on the contribution... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 35.00
One of the more frequently lodged, serious, and justifiable complaints about ecocritical work is that it is insufficiently theorized. Ecocritical Theory puts such claims decisively to rest by offering readers a comprehensive collection of sophisticated but accessible essays that productively investigate the relationship between European theory... more...