Literary Criticism

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  1. Aesthetics, Literature, and Life

    Aesthetics, Literature, and Life: Essays in honor of Jean Pierre Cometti [Paperback]

    Jerrold Levinson (Editor); Carla Carmona (Editor)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869771804
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Aesthetics
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    The fine line between life and the arts has always been a crucial topic in the philosophical discourse. The essays in this book discuss fundamental issues of modern and contemporary aesthetics, drawing upon the work of the French philosopher Jean-... .... Learn More
  2. Crime Fiction in the Global Era

    Crime Fiction in the Global Era [Paperback]

    Christiana Gregoriou (Editor); Gigliola Sulis (Editor); David Platten (Editor)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9788869771736
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
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    In recent decades crime fiction has enjoyed a creative boom. The genre has acquired a global reach, illuminating different corners of the world and spreading through the use of various cultural media. Crime fiction has thus become a vehicle for cu... .... Learn More
  3. At the Origin of Middle-Class Rationality

    At the Origin of Middle-Class Rationality: Interpretations of Ulysses and the Sirens [Paperback]

    Ruggero D’Alessandro (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788869771378
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    The Odyssey is rightly celebrated as a story that goes far beyond the scope of epic poetry. It is an open window to an entire era and its social systems as well as its theological, cultural, economic and political structures, while running simulta... .... Learn More
  4. Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men

    Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men: A Reader's Companion [Hardback]

    Jonathan S. Cullick (Author)

    £18.50

    ISBN: 9780813175928
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Robert Penn Warren is one of the best-known and most consequential Kentucky writers of the twentieth century and the only American writer to have won three Pulitzers in two different genres. All the King's Men, generally considered one of the fin... .... Learn More
  5. A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

    A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass [Hardback]

    Neil Roberts (Editor); Paul Gilroy (Other); Bernard Boxill (Other); Margaret Kohn (Other); Angela Y. Davis (Other)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780813175621
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    Frederick Douglass (1818--1895) was a prolific writer and public speaker whose impact on American literature and history has been long studied by historians and literary critics. Yet as political theorists have focused on the legacies of such nota... .... Learn More
  6. Imaginative Conservatism

    Imaginative Conservatism: The Letters of Russell Kirk [Hardback]

    James E. Person (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780813175461
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Russell Kirk (1918--1994) is renowned worldwide as one of the founders of postwar American conservatism. His 1953 masterpiece, The Conservative Mind, became the intellectual touchstone for a reinvigorated movement and began a sea change in the na... .... Learn More
  7. From Vanitas to Veritas

    From Vanitas to Veritas: John Donne and the Journey of the Soul [Paperback]

    Audrey Taschini (Author)

    £8.00

    ISBN: 9788869771057
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    An overview of the complex world of John Donne's poetry and specifically of his reflections on the theme of the journey of the soul. Donne's Metempsychosis and his Anniversaries are analysed from both a literary and philosophical/theological persp... .... Learn More
  8. A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois

    A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois [Hardback]

    Nick Bromell (Editor); Charles Mills (Other); Lewis R. Gordon (Other); Anthony Reed (Other); James E. Ford (Other)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780813174907
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    Literary scholars and historians have long considered W. E. B. Du Bois (1868--1963) an extremely influential writer and a powerful cultural critic. The author of more than one hundred books, hundreds of published articles, and founding editor of t... .... Learn More
  9. Herman Melville

    Herman Melville: Modernity and the Material Text [Paperback]

    Katie McGettigan (Author)

    £42.00

    ISBN: 9781512601374
    Published by : University of New Hampshire Press
    Series: Becoming Modern: New Nineteenth-Century Studies
    In this imaginative book, Katie McGettigan argues that Melville’s novels and poetry demonstrate a sustained engagement with the physical, social, and economic materiality of industrial and commercial forms of print. Further, she shows that this “a... .... Learn More
  10. Herman Melville

    Herman Melville: Modernity and the Material Text [Hardback]

    Katie McGettigan (Author)

    £89.00

    ISBN: 9781512601367
    Published by : University of New Hampshire Press
    Series: Becoming Modern: New Nineteenth-Century Studies
    In this imaginative book, Katie McGettigan argues that Melville’s novels and poetry demonstrate a sustained engagement with the physical, social, and economic materiality of industrial and commercial forms of print. Further, she shows that this “a... .... Learn More

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