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- F+W Media 2011; US$ 12.95
In a relationship, it's all about the give and take. He gives you plenty of opportunities to make fun of his embarrassing behavior and you take the high road--choosing a little white lie over raining on his socks-with-sandals parade. It's touching, really. It's true. You'd do anything for your modern-day Superman . . . whether it's cheering on his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
This is the first book-length history of the range of seventeenth-century English prose writing. Roger Pooley's study begins with narrative, ranging from the fiction of Bunyan and Aphra Behn to the biographical and autobiographical work of Aubrey and Pepys. Further sections consider religious prose from the hugely influential Authorised Version to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
The English Revolution of 1642-60 produced an explosion of stylistically and ideologically diverse pamphlet literature. The essays collected here focus on the prose of this new revolutionary era, and the new public sphere it helped to create. They cover a wide range of topics including the Royalist attack on the Sectarian Babel and the street theatre... more...
- University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 25.00
Lewis Edwards (180987) oedd pennaf ysgolhaig Cymrur bedwaredd ganrif ar bymtheg ac yn un a gododd safonau y Gymru Ymneilltuol au gosod ar seiliau dysg rhyngwladol. Yn Fethodist Calfinaidd o ran ei fagwraeth ai argyhoeddiadau, yfodd yn ddwfn o dduwioldeb ei gyfnod. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
What are the discursive and theoretical conditions for conceptualizing the notion of the postethnic literary? The book suggests an answer to this question by reading contemporary literary texts commonly classified as multicultural or postcolonial for their investment in literary form and for their dramatizations of individual gestures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95
This book rethinks Victorian biography and some of its major practitioners from the perspectives of Bakhtinian and Foucauldian discourse theory. A re-reading of the writings of Thomas Carlyle, particularly "Sartor Resartus" and Oliver Cromwell's "Letters and Speeches", provides the basis for the central argument of the book: that the biographical... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 38.00
The captivity narrative has always been a literary genre associated with America. Joe Snader argues, however, that captivity narratives emerged much earlier in Britain, coinciding with European colonial expansion, the development of anthropology, and the rise of liberal political thought. Stories of Europeans held captive in the Middle East, America,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00
This topical study examines the 'novelizations' of radical literary theory in the work of A.S. Byatt, Angela Carter, Umberto Eco, John Fowles, Richard Powers and many other leading novelists. It offers a comprehensive analysis of the 'post-theoretical novel', and traces an alternative history of the 'theory revolution' in recent literary fiction. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00
This 2003 study sheds light on the way in which the English Romantics dealt with the problems of knowledge. more...