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- Tin House Books 2014; US$ 15.95
Charles D?Ambrosio?s essay collection Orphans spawned something of a cult following. In the decade since the tiny limited-edition volume sold out its print run, its devotees have pressed it upon their friends, students, and colleagues, only to find themselves begging for their copy?s safe return. For anyone familiar with D?Ambrosio?s writing, this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today, including: feminism; psychoanalysis; Marxism; reader-response theory; New Criticism; structuralism and semiotics; deconstruction; new... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Phallic Critiques, first published in 1984, is a study of ?masculine? styles of writing in the twentieth century ? an age, according to Virginia Woolf, when ?virility has become self-conscious?. Writers who carry macho values to their extreme often subscribe to the popular feeling that writing is an effeminate activity for a real man to be engaged... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 49.95
Bodies on the Line offers the first sustained study of the poetry reading in its most formative period: the 1960s. Raphael Allison closely examines a vast archive of audio recordings of several key postwar American poets to explore the social and literary context of the sixties poetry reading, which is characterized by contrasting differing styles... more...
- Dzanc Books 2014; US$ 9.99
A witty and sophisticated examination of nontraditional storytelling in contemporary art and literature. The Sea-God's Herb contains reviews and essays on some of the most interesting authors and artists of the last forty years. From William Gass and Thomas Pynchon to Brian Evenson and Steve Erickson, John Domini takes readers beyond that which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book is a study of the short story, one of the widest taught genres in English literature, from an innovative methodological perspective. Both liminality and the short story are well-researched phenomena, but the combination of both is not frequent. This book discusses the relevance of the concept of liminality for the short story genre and... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 230.00
These papers on the structure of the literary process were brought together in memory of Felix Vodička (1909?1974). Contributions by: Jacek Baluch, Miroslav Červenka, Květoslav Chvatík, E.M. van Dam-Havelková, Sergej Davydov, Lubomir Dole?el, Miroslav Drozda, Jan van der Eng, F.W. Galan, Mojmír Grygar, Wolfgang Iser, Milan Jankovič,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 102.00
Literary Studies is currently going through a deep transformation, preparing itself for the launch into the twenty-first century. The present volume, which is dedicated to Douwe Fokkema on the occasion of his retirement from Utrecht University, captures this transformation in a number of squibs by a select international group of scholars. Topics dealt... more...