Literary Criticism

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  1. Of and About Ageing

    Of and About Ageing [Paperback]

    Laura Tommaso (Author)

    £16.99

    ISBN: 9788869772603
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature | Language
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    In navigating different representations from a discursive and linguistic perspective, the book offers new vistas on the role of language in the personal and societal ageing experience addressing debates on ageism, anti-ageing, age care, active age... .... Learn More
  2. The Politics of Richard Wright

    The Politics of Richard Wright: Perspectives on Resistance [Paperback]

    Jane Anna Gordon (Editor); Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh (Editor); Richard Wright (Other); Lewis R. Gordon (Other); Cedric Robinson (Other)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780813179599
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    A pillar of African American literature, Richard Wright is one of the most celebrated and controversial authors in American history. His work championed intellectual freedom amid social and political chaos. Despite the popular and critical success... .... Learn More
  3. Writing Appalachia

    Writing Appalachia: An Anthology [Hardback]

    Katherine Ledford (Editor); Theresa Lloyd (Editor); Rebecca Stephens (Editor)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813178790
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Despite the stereotypes and misconceptions surrounding Appalachia, the region has nurtured and inspired some of the nation’s finest writers. Featuring dozens of authors born into or adopted by the region over the past two centuries, Writing Appala... .... Learn More
  4. Retold Resold Transformed

    Retold Resold Transformed: 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
    In recent decades crime fiction has enjoyed a creative boom. Although, as Alison Young argues in her book Imagining Crime (1996), crime stories remain strongly identified with specific locations, the genre has acquired a global reach, illuminating... .... Learn More
  5. Aesthetics, Literature, and Life

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

    Jerrold Levinson (Editor); Carla Carmona (Editor)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9788869771804
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Aesthetics
    The complex relationship between life and the arts has always been a crucial topic in philosophical discourse. The essays in this book discuss fundamental issues of modern and contemporary aesthetics, drawing upon the work of the French philosophe... .... Learn More
  6. Copernicus Banned

    Copernicus Banned: The entangled matter of the anti-copernican decree of 1616 [Hardback]

    Natacha Fabbri (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9788822265845
    Published by : Olschki
    This book, consisting of nine essays on the causes, on the figures involved and on the consequences of the decree, sheds light on various philosophical, theological, political and cultural aspects of the discussions that arose around the ‘temerity... .... Learn More
  7. Five Centuries Later

    Five Centuries Later: Aldus Manutius: Culture, Typography and Philology [Paperback]

    Natale Vacalebre (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9788822266019
    Published by : Olschki
    The volume publishes the proceedings of the international conference held at the Ambrosiana Library in Milan in 2015. The essays provide an informed presentation of the new research centered on the figure of the great humanist and publisher Aldus ... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. 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)

    £60.50

    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 notab... .... Learn More
  10. 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)

    £19.00

    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

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