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Essays, English And American (Classic Reprint) - 2852869617

114,99 zł

Essays, English And American (Classic Reprint)

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Literature & literary studies>Prose: non-fiction>Literary essays

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Outline History Of English And American Literature - 2852946432

87,49 zł

Outline History Of English And American Literature

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Literature & literary studies>Prose: non-fiction>Literary essays

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Common School Literature English And American - 2852948011

46,99 zł

Common School Literature English And American

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Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-century British and American War Literature - 2854321605

862,35 zł

Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-century British and American War Literature EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS

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The first reference to literary and cultural representations of war in 20th-century English & US literature and film. Covering the two World Wars, the Spanish Civil War, the Cold War, the Vietnam War, the Troubles in Northern Ireland and the War on Terror, this Companion reveals the influence of modern wars on the imagination. These newly researched and innovative essays connect 'high' literary studies to the engagement of film and theatre with warfare, extensively covers the literary and cultural evaluation of the technologies of war and open the literary field to genre fiction. Divided into 5 sections: 20th-Century Wars and Their Literatures; Bodies, Behaviours, Cultures; The Cultural Impact of the Technologies of Modern War; The Spaces of Modern War & Genres of War Culture. Key Features: * All-new original essays commissioned from major critics and cultural historians. * Reflects the way war studies are currently being taught and researched: in the volume's approach, structure and breadth of coverage. * For scholars: core arguments and detailed research topics. * For students: Historically grounded topic- and genre-based essays, useful for studying the modern period and war modules.

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Literature and Spirituality in the English-Speaking World - 2854470074

261,29 zł

Literature and Spirituality in the English-Speaking World Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der...

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A collection of essays that focuses on the role of spirituality in American literature through an examination of the multiple ways in which a deep engagement with the spiritual has shaped and affected literature in the Americas (three of the essays involve Canadian and Caribbean literature).

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American English, Italian Chocolate - 2852931077

104,99 zł

American English, Italian Chocolate

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Literature & literary studies>Prose: non-fiction>Literary essaysKsiążki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Biog...

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Curiosities of Literature - 2842744797

44,68 zł

Curiosities of Literature ARROW

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How much heavier was Thackeray's brain than Walt Whitman's? Which novels do American soldiers read? When did cigarettes start making an appearance in English literature? And, while we're about it, who wrote the first Western, is there any link between asthma and literary genius, and what really happened on Dorothea's wedding night in Middlemarch? In Curiosities of Literature, John Sutherland contemplates the full import of questions such as these, and attempts a few answers in a series of essays that are both witty and eclectic. His approach is also unashamedly discursive. An account of the fast-working Mickey Spillane, for example, leads to a consideration of the substances, both legal and illegal, that authors have employed to boost their creative energies. An essay on good and bad handwriting points out in passing that Thackeray could write the Lord's Prayer on the back of a stamp. As for Mary Shelley, a brief recital of the circumstances in which she wrote Frankenstein stops off to consider what impact the miserable summer weather of 1816 had on the future path of English literature. Of course, it is debatable whether knowledge of these arcane topics adds to the wisdom of nations, but it does highlight the random pleasures to be found in reading literature and reading about it. As John Sutherland rightly asks, 'Why else read?'

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From New National to World Literature - 2854506854

476,43 zł

From New National to World Literature ibidem

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From New National to World English Literature offers a personal perspective on the evolution of a major cultural movement that began with decolonization, continued with the assertion of African, West Indian, Commonwealth, and other literatures, and has evolved through postcolonial to world or international English literature. Bruce King's extensive Introduction discusses the personalities, writers, issues, and contexts of what he considers the most important change in culture since Modernism. The Introduction also explains the forty-five essays and reviews he has selected from his publications to illustrate the development, stages, and major national literatures, authors, and themes. Special attention is given to Nigerian, West Indian, Australian, Indian, and Pakistani literature.§§Topics and issues include: "Derry" Jeffares organising Commonwealth and Anglo-Irish studies, the emergence and aesthetics of African literature, the question of the existence of a "Nigerian literature", the place of the new universities in decolonizing culture, the influence of the Rockefeller Foundation, the contrasting models of American and Irish literatures, ethnicity as response , the changing nature of exile and diasporas, the role of Jewish writers, minorities, Muslim objections to free speech, The Satanic Verses controversy, traditionalism versus modernism, the dangers of cultural assertion, and the relationships between nationalism and internationalism.§§Authors discussed include Chinua Achebe, Ahmed Ali, Margaret Atwood, David Dabydeen, K N Daruwalla, Nissim Ezekiel, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Almagir Hashmi, Attia Hosain, A D Hope, Adil Jussawalla, Arun Kolatkar, Hanif Kureishi, Dom Moraes, Frank Moorhouse, V S Naipaul, Abioseh Nicol, Gabriel Okara, Mike Phillips, Mordechai Richler, Salman Rushdie, Wole Soyinka, Garth St Omer, Kamila Shamsie, Randolph Stow, Jeet Thayil, and Derek Walcott.

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Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Everyday Life - 2854354086

446,42 zł

Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Everyday Life Ashgate Publishing Limited

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Bringing together a diverse group of scholars representing the fields of cultural and literary studies, cultural politics and history, creative writing, and photography, this collection examines the different ways in which human beings respond to, debate, and interact with landscape. How do we feel, sense, know, cherish, memorise, imagine, dream, desire, or even fear landscape? What are the specific qualities of experience that we can locate in the spaces in and through which we live? While the essays most often begin with the broadly literary - the memoir, the travelogue, the novel, poetry - the contributors approach the topic in diverse and innovative ways. The collection is divided into five sections: 'Peripheral Cultures', dealing with dislocation and imagined landscapes'; 'Memory & Mobility', concerning the road as the scene of trauma and movement; 'Suburbs & Estates', contrasting American and English spaces; 'Literature & Place', foregrounding the fluidity of the fictional and the real and the human and nonhuman; and finally, 'Sensescapes', tracing the sensory response to landscape. Taken together, the essays interrogate important issues about how we live now and might live in the future.

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International Bibliography of Explanatory Essays on Individual Proverbs and Proverbial Expressions - 2854469238

86,05 zł

International Bibliography of Explanatory Essays on Individual Proverbs and Proverbial Expressions Herbert & Cie Lang AG, Buchhandlung Antiquariat

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This bibliography represents the first attempt at indexing the vast number of scholarly monographs and articles that explain the origin, the history and the meaning of an individual proverb or proverbial expression. Over 2000 investigations from the 18th century to the present day are assembled alphabetically according to English keywords. They were found in hundreds of books, journals and bibliographies from such varied fields of study as folklore, history, law, literature, medicine, philology, etc. The international character of the bibliography is a result of the inclusion of American, Dutch, English, French, German and Latin sources.

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Q. D. Leavis: Collected Essays 3 Volume Paperback Set - 2854299487

402,41 zł

Q. D. Leavis: Collected Essays 3 Volume Paperback Set Cambridge University Press

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Q. D. Leavis was one of the finest critics of the novel. Her published essays appeared as articles and reviews of remarkable trenchancy in Scrutiny (of which she was effectively co-editor with her husband F. R. Leavis), or as lectures or introductions to editions of classics novels. They are here collected and reprinted in three volumes. Volume 1 on the English novel appeared in 1983. Volume 2 collects her lecture 'The American Novel'; essays and lectures on Henry James, Hawthorne, Melville, and Edith Wharton; and the lectures 'The French Novel', 'The Russian Novel', and 'The Italian Novel'. There is an introduction by the editor, Professor G. Singh. All the essays are informed by that broad 'sociological' view of literature that caused Q. D. Leavis to ask how the novel rose and why it flourished. The third and final volume includes material on women writers of the nineteenth century.

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Revolution, Evolution and Endurance in Anglophone Literature and Culture - 2854523560

240,36 zł

Revolution, Evolution and Endurance in Anglophone Literature and Culture Lang, Peter GmbH

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The essays collected in this book examine different aspects of change in literature and culture of the Anglophone world. The contributors analyse literary theory as well as individual literary works ranging from John Dryden's poetry, through the 18th-century English novel, to the 20th-century drama and prose. The contributions also focus on visual arts and film, the socio-political context, and concern various aspects of British and American history, culture and economy.

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Latin American Cultural Studies Reader - 2854333050

156,78 zł

Latin American Cultural Studies Reader Duke University Press

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The Latin American Cultural Studies Reader brings together thirty-six field-defining essays by the most prominent theorists of Latin American cultural studies. Written over the past several decades, mostly in the 1980s and 1990s, these essays provide an assessment of Latin American cultural studies today, an account of the field's historical formation, and an outline of its significant ideological and methodological trends and theoretical controversies. With many essays appearing in English for the first time, this collection offers a comprehensive view of the specific problems, topics, and methodologies that characterize Latin American cultural studies vis-a-vis British and U.S. cultural studies. Divided into sections preceded by brief introductory essays, this volume traces the complex development of Latin American cultural studies from its roots in literary criticism and the economic, social, political, and cultural transformations wrought by neoliberal policies in 1970s. It tracks the impassioned debates within the field during the early 1990s; explores different theoretical trends, including studies of postcolonialism, the subaltern, and globalization; and reflects on the significance of Latin American cultural studies for cultural studies projects outside Latin America. Considering literature, nationalism, soccer, cinema, postcolonialism, the Zapatistas, community radio, and much more, The Latin American Cultural Studies Reader is an invaluable resource for all those who want to understand the past, present, and future of Latin American cultural studies. Contributors: Hugo Achugar; Eduardo P. Archetti; John Beverley; Jose Joaquin Brunner; Nestor Garcia Canclini; Antonio Candido; Debra A. Castillo; Roman de la Campa; Ana Del Sarto; Juan Flores; Jean Franco; Adrian Gorelik; John Kraniauskas; Neil Larsen; Ana Lopez; Jesus Martin-Barbero; Francine Masiello; Daniel Mato; Walter Mignolo; Carlos Monsivais; Mabel Morana; Alberto Moreiras; Renata Ortiz; Antonio Cornejo Polar; Jose Rabasa; Angel Rama; Gustavo Remedi; Roberto Fernandez Retamar; Darcy Ribeiro; Nelly Richard; Alicia Rios; Beatrice Sarlo; Roberto Schwarz; Irene Silverblatt; Graciela Silvestri; Beatriz Gonzalez Stephan; Abril Trigo; George Yudice

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Contemporary Spanish-American Novel - 2854297286

167,16 zł

Contemporary Spanish-American Novel CONTINUUM

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The Contemporary Spanish-American Novel provides an accessible introduction to an important World literature. While many of the authors covered-Aira, Bolano, Castellanos Moya, Vasquez-are gaining an increasing readership in English and are frequently taught, there is sparse criticism in English beyond book reviews. This book provides the guidance necessary for a more sophisticated and contextualized understanding of these authors and their works. Underestimated or unfamiliar Spanish American novels and novelists are introduced through conceptually rigorous essays. Sections on each writer include: *the author's reception in their native country, Spanish America, and Spain *biographical history *a critical examination of their work, including key themes and conceptual concerns *translation history *scholarly reception The Contemporary Spanish-American Novel offers an authoritative guide to a rich and varied novelistic tradition. It covers all demographic areas, including United States Latino authors, in exploring the diversity of this literature and its major themes, such as exile, migration, and gender representation.

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Internationality in American Fiction - 2854469286

245,63 zł

Internationality in American Fiction Peter Lang GmbH

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This collection of essays is part of a project that surveys American literatures in terms of the writers' responses to international literature. Among English American novelists, 1860s to 1990s, James and Howells contributed significantly to the programmatic

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