Literary Criticism

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  1. 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 nat... .... 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. 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)

    £60.50

    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 th... .... Learn More
  4. A Political Companion to James Baldwin

    A Political Companion to James Baldwin [Hardback]

    Susan J. McWilliams (Editor); Susan J. McWilliams (Other); Lawrie Balfour (Other); P.J. Brendese (Other)

    £60.50

    ISBN: 9780813169910
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    In seminal works such as Go Tell It on the Mountain, Notes of a Native Son, and The Fire Next Time, acclaimed author and social critic James Baldwin (1924-1987) expresses his profound belief that writers have the power to transform society, to ... .... 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. Irvin S. Cobb

    Irvin S. Cobb: The Rise and Fall of an American Humorist [Hardback]

    William E. Ellis (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813173986
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    "Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn." - Irvin S. Cobb Born and raised in Paducah, Kentucky, humorist Irvin S. Cobb (1876-1944) rose from humble beginnings to become one of the early twentieth century's most celebrated... .... Learn More
  7. A Political Companion to Flannery O'Connor

    A Political Companion to Flannery O'Connor [Hardback]

    Henry T. Edmondson (Editor); John Sikes (Other); Benjamin B. Alexander (Other); Michael L. Schroeder (Other); Margaret Earley Whitt (Other)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813169408
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    Acclaimed author and Catholic thinker Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964) penned two novels, two collections of short stories, various essays, and numerous book reviews over the course of her life. Her work continues to fascinate, perplex, and inspire n... .... Learn More
  8. A Political Companion to Philip Roth

    A Political Companion to Philip Roth [Hardback]

    Claudia Franziska Brühwiler (Editor); Lee Trepanier (Editor); Lee Trepanier (Other); Claudia Franziska Brühwiler (Other); Philip Roth (Other)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813169286
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    Philip Roth is widely acknowledged as one of the twentieth century's most prolific and acclaimed writers. Roth's first novel, Goodbye, Columbus (1959), received the National Book Award, and he followed this stunning debut with more than thirty bo... .... Learn More
  9. Rhetorical Aesthetics

    Rhetorical Aesthetics: Twentieth-Century Chinese Arts in the Context of Culture [Hardback]

    Wang Yichuan (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781626430402
    Published by : Bridge 21 Publications
    Rhetorical Aesthetics approaches Chinese art and literature from a novel perspective with special interest and influence in Chinese theory since the 1990s. The author works out a practice of reading through fine literary, cinematic, and visual art... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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