Literary Criticism

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  1. 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
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    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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Angels and Monsters in the House

    Angels and Monsters in the House: Essays on Womanhood In 19th Century America [Paperback]

    Simona Agnese Porro (Author)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9788869771002
    Published by : Mimesis International
    The three essays that comprise this volume explore literary representations of the ‘True Womanhood’ ideology, a narrative through which nineteenth-century women could invest their existence and their role in the world with meaning and purpose. In ... .... Learn More
  6. Don Giovanni or the Inconvenient

    Don Giovanni or the Inconvenient: Triptych of Shadow Second Door [Paperback]

    Cesare Vergati (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9788869770333
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Don Giovanni chooses a piazza as a place for a lover’s tryst: a piazza that was once, in other times, a theatre of torture and death. The recurring vision of a wooden monument in flames, erected in the great piazza in memory of a man of free ... .... Learn More
  7. Never-ending Stories

    Never-ending Stories [Paperback]

    Sara Van den Bossche (Editor); Sylvie Geerts (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789038222547
    Published by : Academia Press Scientific Publishers
    The roots of children's literature are commonly known to lie in adaptation. The texts most frequently adapted for a child audience are either canonised literary works for adults or children's books which have acquired a high statu... .... Learn More
  8. Return to Sender

    Return to Sender [Paperback]

    Jürgen Pieters (Editor); Ad Leerintveld (Editor); Lise Gosseye (Editor); Frans Blom (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9789038220154
    Published by : Academia Press Scientific Publishers
    Return to Sender takes as its starting point Constantijn Huygens' letters and shows us the author in his different guises: intimus of René Descartes, translator of John Donne, collector of art, writer of flirtatious love le... .... Learn More
  9. Storytelling in the Moment

    Storytelling in the Moment [Paperback]

    Michael Howes (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9789038221991
    Published by : Academia Press Scientific Publishers
    It comes as a surprise to many that the elemental human impulse to tell stories, far from being the exclusive realm of children's bedtime, long-forgotten civilizations and remote cultures, is also a burgeoning creative art form he... .... Learn More
  10. Literary Histories in Portuguese

    Literary Histories in Portuguese [Paperback]

    João Cezar de Castro Rocha (Editor)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9781933227603
    Published by : Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth
    In the last few decades, the discipline of literary history has been the subject of intense discussion: from David Perkins's provocative question, Is Literary History Possible?, to the debates generated by the volume of essays, pu... .... Learn More

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