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  • The Literature Book


    From Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby to Shelley's Frankenstein, The Literature Book documents the greatest literature ever written. Featuring over 100 best-selling books, plays and poetry from all over the world, including Latin American and African...

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  • Shakespeare's Originality


    How original was Shakespeare and how was Shakespeare original? This lucid, innovative book sets about answering these questions by putting them in historical context and investigating how the dramatist worked with his sources: plays, poems,...

  • Pioneering A People's Theatre


    This book offers a cross-section of the work of the Carolina Playmakers from 1919 until 1945. It tells of the work of the founder of the Playmakers, Frederick Henry Koch, and of the accomplishments of the young playwrights who made up the group's...

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  • Thick And Dazzling Darkness - Religious...


    How do poets use language to render the transcendent, often dizzyingly inexpressible nature of the divine? In an age of secularism, does spirituality have a place in modern American poetry? In Thick and Dazzling Darkness, Peter O'Leary reads a...

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  • The Love Of Ruins - Letters On Lovecraft

    Shershow, Scott Cutler; MICHAELSEN , SCOTT

    Today, H. P. Lovecraft is both more popular and controversial than ever: the influence of his 'Cthulhu mythos' is everywhere in popular culture, his cosmic pessimism has reemerged as a major theme in contemporary philosophy, and his racism continues...

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  • The Alien Wood


    Originally published in 1945, this book contains twenty elegies written by James Turner. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in English poetry and the works of Turner.

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  • Constellation Of Genius - 1922: Modernism...

    Jackson, Kevin

    Ezra Pound referred to 1922 as Year One of a new era. It was the year that began with the publication of James Joyce's Ulysses and ended with the publication of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land, two works that were arguably 'the sun and moon' of...

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  • Essays - Fielding; Smollett; Hazlitt; Burns;...

    Henley,William Ernest

    Excerpt from Essays: Fielding; Smollett; Hazlitt; Burns; Byron's World; Pippin; Othello; 'T. E. B.'; Old England; Balzac; Hugo The biographical sketches, here entitled Byron's World, served as notes to an edition of Byron's Letters, of which one...

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  • Forensic Shakespeare


    Forensic Shakespeare illustrates Shakespeare's creative processes by revealing the intellectual materials out of which some of his most famous works were composed. Focusing on the narrative poem Lucrece, on four of his late Elizabethan plays (Romeo...

  • The Art Of Love Poetry


    Love begets poetry; poetry begets love. So thinkers from Plato onwards have claimed; and even today, when poetry has largely disappeared from the mainstream of popular culture, it is still commonly considered the most seductive of all forms of art....

  • Believing In Shakespeare - Studies In Longing


    This ground breaking and accessible study explores the connections between the English Reformation's impact on the belief in eternal salvation and how it affected ways of believing in the plays of Shakespeare. Claire McEachern examines the new and...

  • Witnessing Beyond The Human - Addressing The...

    Jenckes, Kate

    This book rethinks the nature of testimony beyond the ground of the human in works produced in Chile and Argentina from the 1970s to the present. Focusing on literature by Juan Gelman, Sergio Chejfec, and Roberto Bolano, as well as art by Eugenio...

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  • The Roman De La Rose In Its Philosophical...


    The Roman de la rose in its Philosophical Context offers a new interpretation of the long and complex medieval allegorical poem written by Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun in the thirteenth century, a work that became one of the most influential...

  • College Bound - The Pursuit Of Education In...


    Jewish American immigrants and their children have been stereotyped as exceptional educational achievers, with attendance at prestigious universities leading directly to professional success. In College Bound, Dan Shiffman uses literary accounts to...

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  • Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe's Phrase - Infancy,...

    Fynsk, Christopher

    This book presents an interpretation of a volume of poetry and theoretical reflections (Phrase) by the late Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, who is widely known as one of the major contributors to thinking about the relation between philosophy and...

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  • Writing Human Rights - The Political...


    The legal texts and aspirational ideals of human rights are usually understood and applied in a global context with little bearing on the legal discourse, domestic political struggles, or social justice concerns within the United States. In Writing...

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  • C. S. Lewis: A Biography

    Hooper,Walter; Lancelyn Green,Roger

    This is the true story of C.S. Lewis - one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century - whose books for children and adults have become much-loved classics.Part of the story of C.S. Lewis has been made famous through the film 'Shadowlands'....

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  • The Bright Plain

    Eaton,Charles Edward

    Th is a volume of collected poems by a man who is considered by some to rank among such notables as Conrad Aiken, MacLeish, Eliot, Spender, Auden, and Frost. As a poet he exhibits a fine eye and ear and a fine mind for an appraisement of the scene...

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  • The Complete Poems

    Ransom, John Crowe

    John Crowe Ransom distinguished himself as one of the South's foremost poets and literary critics of the twentieth century, cultivating a poetic style that celebrated rural, agrarian life as an antidote to the increasing complexity of modern society....

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  • The Afterlife Of Al-Andalus - Muslim Iberia...

    Civantos, Christina

    Around the globe, concerns about interfaith relations have led to efforts to find earlier models in Muslim Iberia (al-Andalus). This book examines how Muslim Iberia operates as an icon or symbol of identity in twentieth and twenty-first century...

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  • The Essentialist Villain - On Leo Bersani

    Tuhkanen, Mikko

    Since his first publications in the late 1950s, Leo Bersani's work has influenced numerous scholarly fields, from studies of French modernism and realist fiction to psychoanalytic criticism and film theory. It has occasionally helped precipitate the...

  • Recovering Lost Footprints, Volume 1 -...

    Arias, Arturo

    Recovering Lost Footprints is the first full-length critical study to analyze Latin American Indigenous literary narratives in a systematic manner. In the book, Arturo Arias looks at Maya narratives in Guatemala. The study of these works is intended...

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  • Winterslow - Essays And Characters Written...


    Excerpt from Winterslow: Essays and Characters Written There Monition to the hostler. The sound, coming throu h the clear, pure air, was another agreeable feature in t e day, reminiscentiary of the great city that my father so loved and so loathed....

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  • The Works Of The REV. Dr. Jonathan Swift,...


    Excerpt from The Works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift, Vol. 5 of 17 Well enough of the true art of altrology, that the flats do only incline, and not force the neiions or wills of men: and therefore, however I may pro ceed by right rules, yet I cannot...

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  • Beasts Of Burden - Biopolitics, Labor, And...

    Broglio, Ron

    In Beasts of Burden, Ron Broglio examines how lives--human and animal--were counted in rural England and Scotland during the Romantic period. During this time, Britain experienced unprecedented data collection from censuses, ordinance surveys, and...

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  • Dryden And Enthusiasm - Literature, Religion,...


    In Dryden's writing, enthusiasm is a source of literary authority. It signals divinely inspired literary creativity. It is central to Dryden's theoretical defences of the relationship between literature and the passions. It is also crucial to his...

  • Lord Byron And Some Of His Contemporaries -...


    Excerpt from Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries: With Recollections of the Author's Life, and of His Visit to Italy The reader will oblige me by letting me explain to him, how it is that the volume here offered 'to his perusal, came {to be...

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  • The Poetical Works Of William Wordsworth,...


    Excerpt from The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. 1 of 7 This edition aims at such a presentation of Wordsworth's Poetical Works as Wordsworth himself would have approved. It gives Wordsworth's latest text; (2) in Wordsworth's own...

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  • The Routledge Companion To Twenty-First...


    The study of contemporary fiction has been growing in popularity for many years, whether via its consistent place in the news and popular culture, the rapid expansion of creative writing and contemporary literature programs at University level, or...

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  • Burn This Book


    Published in conjunction with the PEN American center, Burn this Book is a powerful collection of essays that explore the meaning of censorship, and the power of literature to inform the way we see the world, and ourselves.

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  • Le Pacte Autobiographique

    Lejeune Philippe

    Réflexion théorique sur l'autobiographie. Au premier plan, le mécanisme textuel qui produit l'oeuvre, à partir de là, l'examen de la notion de genre en général, avec une écoute analytique particulièrement appropriée dans le cas de l'autobiographie,...

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  • The Poetic Edda: The Heroic Poems


    The Poetic Edda: The Heroic Poems

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  • From Native Son To King's Men - The Literary...


    On the heels of the Great Depression and staring into the abyss of a global war, American writers took fiction and literature in a new direction that addressed the chaos that the nation--and the world--was facing. These authors spoke to the human...

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  • Cultural Studies In Practice


    Cultural Studies in Practice: Methods of Inquiry offers a guidebook to the central methods and methodologies in the field of contemporary Cultural Studies. It explores the central concepts and theories of the field and directly engages students with...

  • The Life Of Robert Louis Stevenson (Classic...


    Excerpt from The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson The duty of writing this book was finally entrusted to me because during the last two and a half years before my cousin's death I had on his invitation made vama my home and the point of departure for...

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  • Plants In Contemporary Poetry - Ecocriticism...


    Positioned within current ecocritical scholarship, this volume is the first book-length study of the representations of plants in contemporary American, English, and Australian poetry. Through readings of botanically-minded writers including Les...

  • Casa Guidi Windows - A Poem (Classic Reprint)

    Browning,Elizabeth Barrett

    Excerpt from Casa Guidi Windows: A Poem This Poem contains the impressions of the writer upon events in Tuscany of which she was a witness. From a window, the'oritic may demur. She bows to the objection in the very title of her work. No continuous...

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  • Beyond Gatsby - How Fitzgerald, Hemingway,...


    Many of the heralded writers of the 20th century--including Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and William Faulkner--first made their mark in the 1920s, while established authors like Willa Cather and Sinclair Lewis produced some...

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  • Satire In The Age Of Elizabeth I - An...


    This book argues that the satire of the late Elizabethan period goes far beyond generic rhetorical persuasion, but is instead intentionally engaged in a literary mission of transideological 'perceptual translation.' This reshaping of culturally...

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  • Georgian Poetry, 1913-1915 (Classic Reprint)

    Marsh, Edward Howard

    Excerpt from Georgian Poetry, 1913-1915 A few of the contributors to the former volume are not represented in this one, either because they have published nothing which comes within its scope, or because they belong in fact to an earlier poetic...

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  • Nazi Germany As Reflected In American...

    Fischer, Heinz-Dietrich

    This volume contains about 170 political caricatures about the history of Nazi Germany from the start in 1933 to the collapse in 1945, drawn by sixteen American Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonists, among them multiple laureates like Rollin...

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  • Siegfried - Music-Drama In Three Acts, Third...


    Excerpt from Siegfried: Music-Drama in Three Acts, Third Evening of 'the Ring of the Nibelung' Cyclus A scene of peculiarly Wagnerian conception follows, a charmful, fairy story set in music, painting and poetry. Siegfried-sits down beneath the...

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  • Nathaniel Hawthorne And His Wife A Biography,...


    Excerpt from Nathaniel Hawthorne and His Wife a Biography, Vol. 2 MY dear mr. Hawthorne, Though I have given up my claim to be Miss De Quincey, I hope I have not given up the chance of becoming acquainted with you. I was included in the promise of...

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