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Todd, Janet - Feminist Literary History, ebook

Feminist Literary History

Todd, Janet


In this timely book Janet Todd offers an analysis and defence of the feminist literary history practised by Elaine Showalter and other contemporary American literary critics.

Gray, Richard - A History of American Poetry, ebook

A History of American Poetry

Gray, Richard


A History of American Poetry presents a comprehensive exploration of the development of American poetic traditions from their pre-Columbian origins to the present day. Offers a detailed and accessible account of

Hones, Sheila - Literary Geographies, ebook

Literary Geographies

Hones, Sheila


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Sheila Hones
2. The Event of the Novel
Sheila Hones
3. Narrative Locations
Sheila Hones
4. The Great World’s New York
Sheila Hones
5. Narrative Space
Sheila Hones
6. Distances
Sheila Hones
7. The Intertextual City
Sheila Hones
8. Literary

Nilges, Mathias - Literary Materialisms, ebook

Literary Materialisms

Nilges, Mathias


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Mathias Nilges, Emilio Sauri
Part I. Reading and Interpretation
2. Reading Dialectically
Carolyn Lesjak
3. Marxist Criticism, Then and Now
Imre Szeman
4. Literature, Immanent Critique, and the Problem of Standpoint
Neil Larsen
5. The Biopolitical Unconscious:

Davidson, Guy - Literary Careers in the Modern Era, ebook

Literary Careers in the Modern Era

Davidson, Guy


Chesterton’s Literary Authority in His Autobiography
Chene Heady
3. From the Audience to the Stage: Literary Celebrity and Literary Career in Norman Mailer’s Advertisements for Myself
John O’Brien
4. The

Adams, Don - Alternative Paradigms of Literary Realism, ebook

Alternative Paradigms of Literary Realism

Adams, Don


Table of contents
1. Truth as a Matter of Style: Alternative Paradigms of Literary Realism
Don Adams
2. One is Never Quite Totally in the World: Jane Bowles’ Allegorical Realism
Don Adams
3. Whatever Is, Is Wrong: James Purdy’s Allegorical Realism
Don Adams
4. Some Imaginary Vienna: Ronald Firbank’s