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Rabaté, Jean-Michel - The Future of Theory, ebook

The Future of Theory

Rabaté, Jean-Michel


In this controversial manifesto, Jean-Michel Rabaté addresses current anxieties about the future of literary and cultural theory and proposes that it still has a crucial role to play.

Beaumont, Matthew - Adventures in Realism, ebook

Adventures in Realism

Beaumont, Matthew


Though focused on literature and literary theory, the significance of technology and the visual arts is also addressed.
Comprises 16 newly-commissioned essays written by a distinguished group of contributors, including Slavoj Zizek and Frederic Jameson Provides

Quintero, Ruben - A Companion to Satire: Ancient and Modern, ebook

A Companion to Satire: Ancient and Modern

Quintero, Ruben


Highlights the important influence of the Bible in the literary and cultural development of Western satire. Focused mainly on major classical and European influences on and works of English satire, but also explores the complex and fertile cultural cross-semination

, Reid Barbour - Sir Thomas Browne : The World Proposed, ebook

Sir Thomas Browne : The World Proposed

, Reid Barbour


It offers the specialist and the student a wide-ranging array of essays by an international team of leading scholars in seventeenth-century literary studies who extend our understanding of this extremely influential and representative early-modern polymath by embracing

Pacheco, Arturo - A Companion to Early Modern Women's Writing, ebook

A Companion to Early Modern Women's Writing

Pacheco, Arturo


Brings together more than twenty leading international scholars to provide the definitive survey volume to the field of early modern women's writing Examines individual texts, including works by Mary Sidney, Margaret Cavendish and Aphra Behn Explores the historical context and generic diversity of early