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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

Kelly, Catriona - Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction, e-bok

Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Kelly, Catriona


This book is intended to capture the interest of anyone who has been attracted to Russian culture through the greats of Russian literature, either through the texts themselves, or encountering them in the cinema, or opera. Rather than a conventional chronology of Russian literature,

Cronin, Richard - Romantic Victorians -English literature, 1824–1840, e-bok

Romantic Victorians -English literature, 1824–1840

Cronin, Richard


Contents: Introduction Memorializing Romanticism Historicizing Romanticism Feminizing Romanticism Fashioning Romanticism Civilizing Romanticism Realizing Romanticism Christening Romanticism Domesticating Romanticism Conclusion Index Author Biographies: RICHARD CRONIN is Professor of English

Wood, Sarah F. - Quixotic Fictions of the USA 1792-1815, e-bok

Quixotic Fictions of the USA 1792-1815

Wood, Sarah F.


Quixotic Fictions is the first book-length study of the role of Don Quixote in early American literature. Coinciding with the quadricentenary of Don Quixote's first publication, Quixotic Fictions reaffirms the global reach of Copying to clipboard limited to 5 samples

O´Connell, Helen - Ireland and the Fiction of Improvement, e-bok

Ireland and the Fiction of Improvement

O´Connell, Helen


This study of 'improving' fiction produced in Ireland in the 19th century demonstrates how this pamphlet literature shaped the mainstream literary culture. While uncovering previously neglected material, O'Connell also sheds new light on the work of Maria... Copying to clipboard limited

Jones, Emrys - The New Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, e-bok

The New Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse

Jones, Emrys


The sixteenth century has long been acknowledged the 'Golden Age' of English verse - with such names as Shakespeare, Donne, and Spenser to its credit it could hardly be otherwise. Yet this anthology, which includes both undisputed masterpieces and achievements…