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Eaglestone, Robert - Literature: Why It Matters, e-bok

Literature: Why It Matters

Eaglestone, Robert


Literature is not about facts alone, and – despite two and a half thousand years of arguments – no one can agree on what it is, or how to study it. But, argues Robert Eaglestone, it is precisely the open-ended nature of literature

Bell, Lenore - The “Other” In 9/11 Literature, e-bok

The “Other” In 9/11 Literature

Bell, Lenore


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Fiction’s First Responders
Lenore Bell
2. An American Breed: Wealthy White Protagonists
Lenore Bell
3. Fighting the Need to be Normal: Terrorists and other Muslim Characters
Lenore Bell

Lansdown, Richard - The autonomy of literature, e-bok

The autonomy of literature

Lansdown, Richard


In the aftermath of the theory wars, the imaginative, formal, and moral features of literature have been substantially marginalized, downgraded, and neglected. Yet for many readers such elements will always be central to the experience of reading, just as for writers they are central to

Bonfiglio, Thomas Paul - Why is English Literature?, e-bok

Why is English Literature?

Bonfiglio, Thomas Paul


Table of contents
Part I. English and the Languages
1. Can Spanish Count As an English Course?
Thomas Paul Bonfiglio
2. A Tropology of Letters
Thomas Paul Bonfiglio
Part II. From ars liber to Modern Literatures
3. The Lost Continent:…

Moore, Bryan L. - Ecology and Literature, e-bok

Ecology and Literature

Moore, Bryan L.


Table of contents
1. Personification in Practice and Theory
Bryan L. Moore
2. Anthropocentric and Ecological Anthropomorphism Through Western History
Bryan L. Moore
3. Anthropomorphic Subversion in American Literature
Bryan L.…

Middeke, Martin - The Literature of Melancholia, e-bok

The Literature of Melancholia

Middeke, Martin


Table of contents
1. Melancholia as a Sense of Loss: An Introduction
1. Melancholia as a Sense of Loss: An Introduction
Martin Middeke, Christina Wald
Part I. The Melancholic Tradition, Creativity and Gender: Early Modern to Eighteenth Century

Frank, Søren - Migration and Literature, e-bok

Migration and Literature

Frank, Søren


Table of contents
1. Prolegomena: Toward a Literature of Migration
Søren Frank
2. Günter Grass
Søren Frank
3. Milan Kundera
Søren Frank
4. Salman Rushdie
Søren Frank
5. Jan Kjærstad
Søren Frank
6. Epilegomena: Literary Studies and the Canon
Søren Frank

Huber, Irmtraud - Literature after Postmodernism, e-bok

Literature after Postmodernism

Huber, Irmtraud


Post-post, Beyond and Back: Literature in the Wake of Postmodernism
Irmtraud Huber
3. Pragmatic Fantasies: From Subversion to Reconstruction
Irmtraud Huber
Part II. Reconstructive Readings
4. Leaving the Postmodernist Labyrinth: Mark Z. Danielewski’s

Banks, Kathryn - Movement in Renaissance Literature, e-bok

Movement in Renaissance Literature

Banks, Kathryn


The Gunpowder Revolution in Literature: Early Modern Wounds in Folengo and Rabelais
Guillemette Bolens
7. The Finger in the Eye: Jacques Duval’s Traité des Hermaphrodits (1612)
Dominique Brancher
8. Exchanging Hands in Titus Andronicus