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Eagleton, Terry - The Illusions of Postmodernism, ebook

The Illusions of Postmodernism

Eagleton, Terry


In this brilliant critique, Terry Eagleton explores the origins and emergence of postmodernism, revealing its ambivalences and contradictions. Above all he speaks to a particular kind of student, or consumer, of popular "brands" of postmodern thought.

Bullaro, Grace Russo - The Works of Elena Ferrante, ebook

The Works of Elena Ferrante

Bullaro, Grace Russo


Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend: In Search of Parthenope and the “Founding” of a New City
Franco Gallippi
6. Performative Realism and Post-Humanism in The Days of Abandonment
Enrica Maria Ferrara
7. Elena Ferrante’s Visual Poetics:

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

Literary Careers in the Modern Era

Davidson, Guy


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Brilliant Careers?
1. Introduction: Brilliant Careers?
Guy Davidson, Nicola Evans
Part I. Career/Success
2. An Apologia for Buffoons: The Paradox of G.K. Chesterton’s Literary Authority in His Autobiography
Chene Heady
3. From the Audience to the Stage: Literary Celebrity

Eagleton, Terry - How to Read a Poem, ebook

How to Read a Poem

Eagleton, Terry


Takes a wide range of poems from the Renaissance to the present day and submits them to brilliantly illuminating closes analysis.
Discusses the work of major poets, including John Milton, Alexander Pope, John Keats, Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson,

Bauman, Zygmunt - Culture in a Liquid Modern World, ebook

Culture in a Liquid Modern World

Bauman, Zygmunt


In this new book, Zygmunt Bauman - one of the most brilliant and influential social thinkers of our time - retraces the peregrinations of the concept of culture and examines its fate in a world marked by the powerful new forces of globalization, migration and the intermingling

Wachtel, Andrew Baruch - Russian Literature, ebook

Russian Literature

Wachtel, Andrew Baruch


The medieval period, as well as the brilliant tradition of Russian lyric poetry from the eighteenth century to the present, are almost completely terra incognita, as are the complex prose experiments of Nikolai Gogol, Nikolai Leskov, Andrei Belyi, and Andrei Platonov.

Smith, Margaret - Selected Letters of Charlotte Brontë, ebook

Selected Letters of Charlotte Brontë

Smith, Margaret


Contemporary society is brilliantly described in her letters from London, when she writes of her encounters with famous writers and with critics of her novels. We hear too of her visits to art galleries, operas, and the Great Exhibition of 1851 at the Crystal Palace.

Fordham, Finn - Lots of Fun at Finnegans Wake: Unravelling Universals, ebook

Lots of Fun at Finnegans Wake: Unravelling Universals

Fordham, Finn


- ;A brilliant study of Joyce's drafting of Finnegans Wake, interesting for its own sake and offering an illuminating approach to reading the text. One of the best books on the Wake to have appeared in the last decade or two, it will appeal to all students of Joyce's