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Semiotics & Literary Theory

  • Visuality in the Novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burneyby Jessica A. Volz

    Anthem Press 2017; US$ 30.36

    There are many factors that contributed to the proliferation of visual codes, metaphors and references to the gaze in women’s fiction of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. 'Visuality in the Novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burney' argues that the visual details in women’s novels published between 1778 and... more...

  • Study and Revise for AS/A-level: Seamus Heaney: New Selected Poems, 1966-1987by Luke McBratney

    Hodder Education 2017; US$ 10.99

    Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise Seamus Heaney: Selected Poems throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of Seamus Heaney: Selected... more...

  • Chinese American Literature without Bordersby King-Kok Cheung

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 76.35

    This book bridges comparative literature and American studies by using an intercultural and bilingual approach to Chinese American literature. King-Kok Cheung launches a new transnational exchange by examining both Chinese and Chinese American writers. Part 1 presents alternative forms of masculinity that transcend conventional associations of valor... more...

  • In Defense of Readingby Sarah E. Worth

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 38.99

    In this fascinating book, Sarah Worth addresses from a philosophical perspective the many ways in which reading benefits us morally, socially and cognitively. more...

  • Postcolonialism and Postsocialism in Fiction and Artby Madina Tlostanova

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 85.90

    This book tackles the intersections of postcolonial and postsocialist imaginaries and sensibilities focusing on the ways they are reflected in contemporary art, fiction, theater and cinema.  After the defeat of the Socialist modernity the postsocialist space and its people have found themselves in the void. Many elements of the former Second world... more...

  • Histories of the Devilby Jeremy Tambling

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; Not Available

    This book is about representations of the devil in English and European literature. Tracing the fascination in literature, philosophy, and theology with the irreducible presence of what may be called evil, or comedy, or the carnivalesque, this book surveys the parts played by the devil in the texts derived from the Faustus legend, looks at Marlowe... more...

  • Post-Multicultural Writers as Neo-cosmopolitan Mediatorsby Sneja Gunew

    Anthem Press 2017; US$ 30.36

    ‘Post-Multicultural Writers as Neo-Cosmopolitan Mediators’ is the first book to bring together global debates in neo-cosmopolitanism over the last decade and Australian minority writers, linking them to globalisation and transnationalism in cultural studies. more...

  • A Guide to Neo-Latin Literatureby Victoria Moul

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 112.00

    The first work devoted specifically to the enormous wealth and variety of neo-Latin literature. more...

  • Character Focalization in Children?s Novelsby Don K. Philpot

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 84.91

    This book offers a comprehensive analysis of character focalization in ten contemporary realistic children?s novels. The author argues that character focalization, defined as the location of fictional world perception in the mind of a character, is a prominent textual structure in these novels. He demonstrates how significant meanings are conveyed... more...

  • Worldmakingby Tom Clark; Emily Finlay; Philippa Kelly

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 143.00

    In 1978, Nelson Goodman explored the relation of ?worlds? to language and literature, formulating the term, ?worldmaking? to suggest that many other worlds can as plausibly exist as the ?world? we know right now. We cannot catch or know ?the world? as such: all we can catch are the world versions - descriptions, views or workings of the world ? that... more...