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Martin, Kameelah L. - Conjuring Moments in African American Literature, ebook

Conjuring Moments in African American Literature

Martin, Kameelah L.


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Kameelah L. Martin
2. “Thou Shall Not Suffer a Witch to Live”
Kameelah L. Martin
3. From Farce to Folk Hero, or a Twentieth-Century Revival of the Conjure Woman
Kameelah L. Martin
4. Troubling the Water
Kameelah L. Martin
5. Of Blues Narratives and Conjure

Brothers, Dometa Wiegand - The Romantic Imagination and Astronomy, ebook

The Romantic Imagination and Astronomy

Brothers, Dometa Wiegand


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Dometa Wiegand Brothers
2. The First International Event and the First “New” Planet: Expanding the Globe and Confronting Infinity
Dometa Wiegand Brothers
3. Barbauld: “Embryo Systems and Unkindled Suns”
Dometa Wiegand Brothers
4. Coleridge: Herschel and Cosmogonical

Goldwyn, Adam J. - Byzantine Ecocriticism, ebook

Byzantine Ecocriticism

Goldwyn, Adam J.


Table of contents
1. Byzantine Studies in an Age of Environmental Crisis
Adam J. Goldwyn
2. Zoomorphic and Anthomorphic Metaphors in the “Proto-Romance” Digenis Akritis
Adam J. Goldwyn
3. Rape, Consent, and Ecofeminist Narratology in the Komnenian Novels
Adam J. Goldwyn
4. Witches and Nature

Simmons, David - New Critical Essays on H.P. Lovecraft, ebook

New Critical Essays on H.P. Lovecraft

Simmons, David


Table of contents
1. Introduction
David Simmons
Part I. Lovecraft and His Fiction
2. “A Certain Resemblance”: Abject Hybridity in H. P. Lovecraft’s Short Fiction
David Simmons
3. “Spawn of the Pit”: Lavinia, Marceline, Medusa, and All Things Foul: H. P. Lovecraft’s Liminal Women
Gina Wisker

Semenza, Greg Colón - The English Renaissance in Popular Culture, ebook

The English Renaissance in Popular Culture

Semenza, Greg Colón


Reading the Early Modern Witch: Horror Films of the 1960s and 1970s
Deborah Willis
8. “Sportful Combat” Gets Medieval: The Representation of Historical Violence at Renaissance Fairs
Kevin J. Wetmore
Part III. Renaissance Sounds
9. The First Adaptation

Scheidt, Jennifer L. - CliffsNotes on Miller's The Crucible, ebook

CliffsNotes on Miller's The Crucible

Scheidt, Jennifer L.


Following the atmosphere and action of the Salem witch trials of the 1600s, this study guide looks into Puritan culture with critical commentaries about each act and scene. Other features that help you figure out this important work includeLife and background of the

Rana, Marion - Terry Pratchett's Narrative Worlds, ebook

Terry Pratchett's Narrative Worlds

Rana, Marion


Be a Witch, Be a Woman: Gendered Characterisation of Terry Pratchett’s Witches
Alice Nuttall
3. ‘Not the Most Stable of Creatures’: Female Monstrosity and Gender Negotiations in the Character of Angua von Uberwald
Marion Rana
4. ‘There Is No

Went, Alex - CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's Macbeth, ebook

CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's Macbeth

Went, Alex


Count on CliffNotes on Macbeth to carry you through the rise and fall of a cast of characters that includes a cruel and ambitious warrior, his wicked wife, and a trio of witches who have wormed their way into audiences' hearts since William Shakespeare first presented