A fascinating look at the history of painting and sculpture in France by American journalist and literary critic W. C. Brownell.
Stanley Cavell has been a brilliant, idiosyncratic, and controversial presence in American philosophy, literary criticism, and cultural studies for years. Even as he continues to produce new writing of a high standard -- an example of which is included in this collection -- his work has…
…The Birth of Camelot: The Literary Origins of the Hollywood Arthuriana
4. The Knights of the Round Table: Camelot in Hollywood
5. “Once There Was a Spot”: Camelot and the Crisis of the 1960s
Spanning the period from the British Civil War to the French Revolution, the fourth edition of this successful anthology increases its coverage of canonical writings, plays, and of the development of British Literature in the American colonies. A thoroughly updated new edition of this popular…
…Features a comprehensive introduction, detailing the lengthy process of the composition and revision of the novel, and its subsequent publication history Includes extensive explanatory notes, highlighting the political, historical, social and literary…
…It also traces historically the respects in which the Latin American trajectory to modernity differs from or converges with other trajectories, using this as a basis to explore specific elements of Latin America's culture and modernity today.
…It's an admirable account of the marquis's two revolutions-one might even say his two lives-the French and the American. It also captures the private Lafayette and his remarkable wife, Adrienne, in often moving detail." -Thomas Fleming, author, Liberty!: The American…
…History as Story in Angela Carter’s American Ghosts and Old World Wonders
4. Falling Off the Edge of the World: History and Gender in Daphne Marlatt’s Ana Historic
5. Time, Space and…
…Teaching the History and Theory of American Comics: 20th-Century Graphic Novels as a Complex Literary Genre
Lauren E. Perry
6. “What Is the Use of a Book … Without Pictures or Conversations?”: Incorporating the Graphic Novel into the University Curriculum
This study of 20th-century American poet George Oppen promises to become a key resource for those interested not only in Oppen himself, but in the history of literary modernism. Drawing extensively on largely unpublished…