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  • The Character of Criticismby Geoffrey Galt Harpham

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 26.95

    Why are some critical texts more compelling, memorable, or engaging than others? Can criticism be judged as a discourse of description, explanation, and analysis alone, or do our evaluations reflect other kinds of investments in it? In this book, Geoffrey Galt Harpham argues that the most powerful and effective criticism demands to be read as an expression... more...

  • Closed Encountersby Jeffrey Wallen

    University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 66.00

    In a provocative and fair-minded look at current critical practices and the future of the academy, Jeffrey Wallen draws a disturbing picture of public intellectuals in search of a public and cultural critics unable to enter a dialogue with others. Taking up several of the most influential critics of recent years?Edward Said, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,... more...

  • A Companion to Alexander Literature in the Middle Agesby David Zuwiyya

    BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00

    Drawing on decades of research on Alexander literature from all over the world, this book is bound to become a medievalist's best companion. It studies Alexander romances from the East and the West in literary form and content. more...

  • A Companion to Comparative Literatureby Ali Behdad; Dominic Thomas

    Wiley 2011; US$ 54.95

    A Companion to Comparative Literature presents a collection of more than thirty original essays from established and emerging scholars, which explore the history, current state, and future of comparative literature. Features over thirty original essays from leading international contributors Provides a critical assessment of the status... more...

  • The Computation of Styleby Anthony Kenny

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Each year more and more scholars are becoming aware of the importance of the statistical study of literary texts. The present book is the first elementary introduction in English for those wishing to use statistical techniques in the study of literature. Unlike other introductions to statistics, it specifically emphasizes those techniques most useful... more...

  • Confessions of the Criticsby H. Aram Veeser

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Contemporary Jewish Writingby Andrea Reiter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation (Leon Zelman, Simon Wiesenthal and Bruno Kreisky)... more...

  • Contemporary Marxist Literary Criticismby Francis Mulhern

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Marxism has had an enormous impact on literary and cultural studies, and all those interested in the field need to be aware of its achievements. This collection presents the very best of recent Marxist literary criticism in one single volume. An international group of contributors provide an introduction to the development, current trends and evolution... more...

  • Cormac McCarthy and the Ghost of Huck Finnby Leslie Harper Worthington

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Mark Twain once wrote, "We are nothing but echoes." Despite this pronouncement, Twain's voice continues to reverberate in the 21st century. Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn helped define modern American literature, creating The Huck Finn Tradition in contemporary writing. This volume discusses the intertextual connections between... more...

  • Critical Conditionsby Horace L. Fairlamb

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 32.00

    An examination and revaluation of contemporary theories about the foundations of knowledge and meaning, first published in 1994. more...