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- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.99
Are you a cricket fan? Do you eagerly await the biennial Test cricket series between England and Australia? Are you an expert on all the facts and figures relating to the Ashes? If so, you are certain to want to have a go at answering the 250 challenging questions in The Ashes Quiz Book. In 1993, which England captain resigned after four Tests, when... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
Following Clifford Geertz and other cultural anthropologists, the New Historicist critics have evolved a method for describing culture in action. Their "thick descriptions" seize upon an event or anecdote--colonist John Rolfe's conversation with Pocohontas's father, a note found among Nietzsche's papers to the effect that "I have lost my umbrella"--and... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36
This is the first comprehensive analysis of the work of Fredric Jameson, one of the most important cultural critics writing today. Homer provides a clear exposition and appraisal of Jameson's theories and an assessment of his contribution to contemporary cultural theory. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
It could be argued that the influence of Lacan on modern literary studies has been greater than anyone?s. Lacan has historicised the universal or mythic perceptions of Freud, and thus lent a new status to literature as a cultural artefact. This book, originally published in 1986, aims to delineate the trends in the uses made of Lacan today; to examine... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 116.25
Historisch-kritische Editionen präsentieren in einem zunehmend größeren Dokumentationsteil immer stärker auch die materiale und mediale Komponente von Text in Beschreibungen und Abbildungen der Textträger. Die im Band versammelten Beiträge zeigen in theoretischer Diskussion und an Fallbeispielen, wie fruchtbar die Berücksichtigung der... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 116.25
How do readers experience literary narrative? Drawing on narrative theory, cognitive science, and the philosophy of mind, this book offers a principled account of the dynamics underlying readers? responses to narrative. Through its interdisciplinary approach,this study combines close readings of literary texts and theoretical discussion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
Post-colonial theory is a relatively new area in critical contemporary studies, having its foundations more Postcolonial Criticism brings together some of the most important critical writings in the field, and aims to present a clear overview of, and introduction to, one of the most exciting and rapidly developing areas of contemporary literary criticism.... more...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
Eugene Goodheart's remarkably compact and penetrating analysis examines the skeptic disposition that has informed advanced literary discourse over the past generation. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...