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Beaumont, Matthew - Adventures in Realism, ebook

Adventures in Realism

Beaumont, Matthew


Adventures in Realism offers an accessible introduction to realism as it has evolved since the 19th century. Though focused on literature and literary theory, the significance of technology and the visual arts is also addressed.
Comprises 16 newly-commissioned

Adams, Jenni - Magic Realism in Holocaust Literature, ebook

Magic Realism in Holocaust Literature

Adams, Jenni


The Dream of the End of the World: Magic Realism and Holocaust History in Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything Is Illuminated
Jenni Adams
3. Magic Realism and Dialogic Postmemory: David Grossman’s See Under: Love

Sasser, Kim Anderson - Magical Realism and Cosmopolitanism, ebook

Magical Realism and Cosmopolitanism

Sasser, Kim Anderson


Magical Realism’s Constructive Capacity
Kim Anderson Sasser
2. “How Are We to Live in the World?”: Cosmopolitan Cartographies
Kim Anderson Sasser
3. Vernacular (Hu)manism in Ben Okri’s The Famished Road
Kim Anderson Sasser
4. Universal

Spillman, Deborah Shapple - British Colonial Realism in Africa, ebook

British Colonial Realism in Africa

Spillman, Deborah Shapple


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Reading Colonial Realism
Deborah Shapple Spillman
2. Taking Objects for Origins: Victorian Ethnography and Conrad’s Heart of Darkness
Deborah Shapple Spillman
3. The Uncanny Object Lessons of Mary Kingsley and Edward Blyden
Deborah Shapple Spillman
4. Realism and

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…

David, Tucker - British Social Realism in the Arts since 1940, ebook

British Social Realism in the Arts since 1940

David, Tucker


‘this/is not a metaphor’: The Possibility of Social Realism in British Poetry
Sutherland Keston
6. Re-presenting Reality, Recovering the Social: The Poetics and Politics of Social Realism and Visual Art
Whiteley Gillian
7. Small Screens and Big