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- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 30.00
This is the first general and theoretical study devoted entirely to portraiture. Drawing on a broad range of images from Antiquity to the twentieth century, which includes paintings, sculptures, prints, cartoons, postage stamps, medals, documents and photographs, Richard Brilliant investigates the genre as a particular phenomenon in Western art that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
This book focuses on the ideological construction of the family in children?s literature from Mrs Sherwood?s Evangelical text of 1818 The History of the Fairchild Family to Jacqueline Wilson?s recent social reality novels, interrogating the idea that portrayals of family in children?s literature have changed dramtically, and suggesting instead that... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 54.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 46.45
Hauptbeschreibung Das neue eBook von Jürgen H. Petersen ist die bisher einzige umfassende Darstellung aller bekannten literarischen Erzählformen. Da die Erzählform das für den Rezipienten am deutlichsten ins Auge fallende Merkmal der Präsentation poetischer Inhalte, der Themen, Probleme, aber auch der Personen, der Orte, Zeiten und Handlungen eines... more...