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The Taming Of The Text: Explorations In Language, Literature And Culture

The contributors of this text, first published in 1988, provide a dynamic view of the social functioning of texts, taking account of linguistic, literary and cultural elements. They bring together innovative perspectives on literary analysis and t......

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Structural Models And African Poetics: Towards A Pragmatic Theory Of Literature - Sunday O. Anozie

In this pioneering work, first published in 1981, Sunday O. Anozie examines the relevance of structuralism and semiology to literary criticism in general and to African poetics in particular. Behind the growing body of African literature lies an i......

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Wounded Fiction: Modern Poetry And Deconstruction - Joseph Adamson

This book, first published in 1988, does not concern the theory of poetry so much as the poetry of theory: a poetry that theorizes, that has a "view" on things, that thinks. What or what things does poetry think about, and what do we mean by think......

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Language, Thought And Comprehension: A Study Of The Writings Of I. A. Richards - W. H. N. Hotopf

This book, first published in 1965, provides an interdisciplinary approach to the work of I. A. Richards. This study is particularly concerned with ideas about education, literary theory, language, philosophy and psychology, and focuses on many of......

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Old Norse Poems

THE GROUP of poems offered in this volume comprises practically all the more considerable (non-Skaldic) verse material not in the Edda. Indeed, it has been subtitled "the most important non-skaldic verse not included in the poetic edda". It is a s......

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Women Musicians In Victorian Fiction, 1860-1900: Representations Of Music, Science And Gender In The Leisured Home - Phyllis Weliver

Over the first half of the nineteenth century, writers like Austen and Brontė confined their critiques to satirical portrayals of women musicians. Later, however, a marked shift occurred with the introduction of musical female characters where wer......

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The Early And Mid-victorian Novel

The Victorian period was the age of the novel and critics at the time clearly saw the importance of prose fiction. First published in 1993, this anthology contains over fifty original extracts from contemporary critics on the early and mid-Victor......

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Zola - Phillip Walker

In the novels of Emile Zola, the pain and horror of working class life was pushed into the drawing rooms of polite society. Zola set out to shock and to question the assumptions of fiction and of comfortable, settled lives. The impact of his writi......

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Religious Feeling And Religious Commitment In Faulkner, Dostoyevsky, Werfel And Bernanos - Jeremy Smith

First published in 1988, the aim of this study is to define the role of religious meaning in the modern novel and to demonstrate that the novel can successfully express a religious feeling, but not a religious commitment. Through the analysis of f......

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Editing Nineteenth-century Fiction: Papers Given At The Thirteenth Annual Conference On Editorial Problems, University Of Toronto, 4-5 November 1977

First published in 1978, this collection of papers, first presented at the thirteenth annual Conference on Editorial Problems in 1977, focuses on the editing of nineteenth-century fiction. Four of the papers are devoted to single authors - Dickens......

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The Savage In Literature: Representations Of 'primitive' Society In English Fiction 1858-1920 - Brian V. Street

First published in 1975, this study is concerned with the representation of non-European people in English popular fiction in the period from 1858-1920. It examines the developments in thinking about people across the world and shows how they affe......

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Terrorism In The Late Victorian Novel - Barbara Arnett Melchiori

First published in 1985, this book looks at the ways in which the spate of terrorist activity in the 1880s was reflected in the novels of the time. Oscar Wilde, George Gissing, Henry James and George Bernard Shaw among others gave the terrorist ve......

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Parsing The City: Jonson, Middleton, Dekker, And City Comedy's London As Language - Heather Easterling

Parsing the City updates our understanding of Jacobean city comedy's discursive role in its London society. Working with three major plays by Ben Jonson and Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker, this book develops an updated reading of Jacobean city......

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Foreign Bodies: Trauma, Corporeality, And Textuality In Contemporary American Culture - Laura Di Prete

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Author: Di Prete, Laura Publisher: Routledge Illustration: y Language: ENG Title: Foreign Bodies: Trauma, Corporeality, and Textuality in Contemporary Ameri......

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Overheard Voices: Address And Subjectivity In Postmodern American Poetry - Ann Keniston

Overheard Voices examines poetic address and in particular apostrophe (the address of absent or inanimate others) in the work of four post-World War II American poets, with a focus on loss, desire, figuration, audience, and subjectivity. By approa......

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Fear In The Blood - C.m.w. Hawkins

On a late autumn night, Deputy Hank Murphy and his partner are hot on the trail of poachers. After cornering them, the deputies discover something terrible. Something terrifying. Something that leaves three men dead, a town demanding answers, and ......

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George Eliot And Schiller: Intertextuality And Cross-cultural Discourse - Deborah Guth

Though Friedrich Schiller enjoyed prominent literary standing and great popularity in nineteenth century literary England, his influence has been largely neglected in recent scholarship on the period. First published in 2003, this book explores th......

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Hardy Of Wessex: His Life And Literary Career - Carl J. Weber

First published in 1940 and revised in 1965, this work by the distinguished Hardy Scholar, Carl J. Weber, traces Hardy's literary career from High Brockhampton to the grave in Poet's corner, Westminster Abbey. Using a multitude of letters, it expl......

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