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- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 40.58
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...
- 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$ 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Lucy Pearson?s lively and engaging book examines British children?s literature during the period widely regarded as a ?second golden age?. Drawing extensively on archival material, Pearson investigates the practical and ideological factors that shaped ideas of ?good? children?s literature in Britain, with particular attention to children?s book publishing.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 65.00
First published in 1979, this collection of thirty-nine essays on the novel drawn from seventeen periodicals demonstrates the primary concerns of those discussing the nature and purpose of prose fiction in the period from 1870 to 1900. The essays reflect what was thought and said about the art of fiction and reveal what journalists of these periodicals... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95
Bringing together top specialists in the field, this edited volume challenges the theory that the eighteenth-century British intellectual women known as the Bluestockings were an isolated phenomenon spanning the period from the 1750s through the 1790s. On the contrary, the contributors suggest, the Bluestockings can be conceptualized as belonging to... more...