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  • Ethics and Trauma in Contemporary British Fictionby Susana Onega

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 66.00

    This volume is the first book of criticism to provide a systematic analysis of a corpus of emblematic contemporary British fictions from the combined perspective of trauma theory and ethics. Although the fictional work of writers such as Graham Swift has already been approached from this perspective, none of the individual works or authors under analysis... more...

  • Textual Politics from Slavery to Postcolonialismby Dr Carl Plasa

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 56.00

    This book explores questions of race and identification in writings from the Enlightenment to the present. Drawing on post-colonial theory, it provides close readings of texts by Olaudah Equiano, Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, Jean Rhys, Frantz Fanon, Toni Morrison and Tsitsi Dangarembga and highlights the elements of dialogue, exchange and contestation... more...

  • Protest und Repression im Vormärzby Hans-Gerhard Husung

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1983; US$ 14.92

    Reihe Kritische Studien zur Geschichtswissenschaft - Band 054 more...

  • Irish Cosmopolitanismby Nels Pearson

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    Looking at the writing of three Irish expatriates who lived in Trieste, London, and Paris, Nels Pearson challenges conventional critical trends that view their work as either affirming Irish anti-colonial sentiment or embracing international identity. In reality, he argues, these writers work constantly back and forth between a sense of national belonging... more...

  • Science in Wonderland: The scientific fairy tales of Victorian Britainby Melanie Keene

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    In Victorian Britain an array of writers captured the excitement of new scientific discoveries, and enticed young readers and listeners into learning their secrets, by converting introductory explanations into quirky, charming, and imaginative fairy-tales; forces could be fairies, dinosaurs could be dragons, and looking closely at a drop of water revealed... more...

  • Edwardian and Georgian Fictionby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00

    A comprehensive view of the major literary movements in Western history- An introduction by Harold Bloom and a selection of critical essays provides scholarly analysis on the major writers and works that defined each literary period- Features a chronology of important cultural, literary, and political events that helped shape each literary period. more...

  • The Eighteenth Century English Novelby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00

    A comprehensive view of the major literary movements in Western history- An introduction by Harold Bloom and a selection of critical essays provides scholarly analysis on the major writers and works that defined each literary period- Features a chronology of important cultural, literary, and political events that helped shape each literary period more...

  • The Victorian Novelby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00

    Victorian England produced some of the greatest novelists in Western history, including Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, and George Eliot. Critical analysis focuses on the development of the Victorian novel though the second half of the 19th century. more...

  • Masters of the “Humdrum” Mysteryby Curtis Evans

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95

    In 1972, in an attempt to elevate the stature of the "crime novel," influential crime writer and critic Julian Symons cast numerous Golden Age detective fiction writers into literary perdition as "Humdrums," condemning their focus on puzzle plots over stylish writing and explorations of character, setting and theme. This volume... more...

  • Tropen und Metaphern im Gelehrtendiskurs des 18. Jahrhundertsby Elena Agazzi

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 92.21

    Hauptbeschreibung Wie können Metaphern und Tropen im geisteswissenschaftlichen Diskurs des 18. Jahrhunderts systematisiert werden? Welche Funktion sollen sie in der Vermittlung zwischen Vernunft und Einbildungskraft übernehmen? Im 18. Jahrhundert weiteten sich die ursprünglich 'begrifflichen' wissenschaftlichen Metaphern zusehends zu 'sinnlichen'... more...