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Cunningham, Valentine - Victorian Poetry Now: Poets, Poems and Poetics, ebook

Victorian Poetry Now: Poets, Poems and Poetics

Cunningham, Valentine


Valentine Cunningham exhibits encyclopedic knowledge of the poetry produced in this period and offers dazzling close readings of a number of well-known poemsDraws on the work of major Victorian poets and their  works as well as many of the less well-known poets and poemsReads poems and poets in the

Levander, Caroline F. - A Companion to American Literary Studies, ebook

A Companion to American Literary Studies

Levander, Caroline F.


A Companion to American Literary Studies addresses the most provocative questions, subjects, and issues animating the field. Essays provide readers with the knowledge and conceptual tools for understanding American literary studies as it is practiced today, and chart new directions for the

Levi, Primo - The Black Hole of Auschwitz, ebook

The Black Hole of Auschwitz

Levi, Primo


This moving book not only reveals the care and conviction with which he wrote about the Holocaust, but also shows the range of Levi’s interests and the skill, thoughtfulness and sensitivity he brought to all his subjects. The consistency and moral force

Skinner, Marilyn B. - Sexuality in Greek and Roman Culture, ebook

Sexuality in Greek and Roman Culture

Skinner, Marilyn B.


Covers a wide range of subjects, including Greek pederasty and the symposium, ancient prostitution, representations of women in Greece and Rome, and the public regulation of sexual behaviorExpanded coverage extends to the advent of Christianity, includes added illustrations,

Feather, Jennifer - Violent Masculinities, ebook

Violent Masculinities

Feather, Jennifer


Priestly Rulers, Male Subjects: Swords and Courts in Papal Rome
Laurie Nussdorfer
7. “Warring Spirits”: Martial Heroism and Anxious Masculinity in Milton’s Paradise Lost
Katharine Cleland
Part III. “Feel it as a Man”: Male Violence and Suffering

Hartwig, Melinda K. - A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art, ebook

A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art

Hartwig, Melinda K.


• Winner of the 2016 PROSE Award for Single Volume Reference in the Humanities & Social Sciences
• Features contributions from top scholars in their respective fields of expertise relating to ancient Egyptian art
• Provides overviews of past and present scholarship

Dunst, Alexander - The World According to Philip K. Dick, ebook

The World According to Philip K. Dick

Dunst, Alexander


‘The Shock of Dysrecognition’: Biopolitical Subjects and Drugs in Dick’s Science Fiction
Chris Rudge
4. Cold-Pac Politics: Ubik’s Cold War Imaginary
Fabienne Collignon
Part II. Theory
5. Between Scanner and Object: Drugs and Ontology in Philip

Roud, Steve - A Dictionary of English Folklore, ebook

A Dictionary of English Folklore

Roud, Steve


Aimed at a broad general readership, the dictionary provides an authoritative reference source on such legendary characters as The Sandman, Jack the Giant Killer, and Robin Hood, and gives entertaining and informative explanations of a wide range of subjects in folklore,

Sedo, DeNel Rehberg - Reading Communities from Salons to Cyberspace, ebook

Reading Communities from Salons to Cyberspace

Sedo, DeNel Rehberg


Speaking Subjects: Developing Identities in Women’s Reading Communities
Linsey Howie
9. Leading Questions: Interpretative Guidelines in Contemporary Popular Reading Culture
Anna S. Ivy
10. Marionettes and Puppeteers? The Relationship between Book