Literary Criticism

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  1. Writing Appalachia

    Writing Appalachia: An Anthology [Hardback]

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

    £36.50

    ISBN: 9780813178790
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    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 Appal... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. Failure of Latin America, The

    Failure of Latin America, The: Postcolonialism in Bad Times [Hardback]

    John Beverley (Author)

    £28.50

    ISBN: 9780822945673
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    The Failure of Latin America is a collection of John Beverley’s previously published essays and pairs them with new material that reflects on questions of post-colonialism and equality within the context of receding continental socialism. Beverley... .... Learn More
  4. Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism

    Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism [Hardback]

    Pablo Calvi (Author)

    £35.50

    ISBN: 9780822945659
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism explores the central role of narrative journalism in the formation of national identities in Latin America, and the concomitant role the genre had in the consolidation of the idea of Latin America a... .... Learn More
  5. Book in Movement, The

    Book in Movement, The: Autonomous Politics and the Lettered City Underground [Hardback]

    Magalí Rabasa (Author)

    £35.50

    ISBN: 9780822965879
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Over the past two decades, Latin America has seen an explosion of experiments with autonomy, as people across the continent express their refusal to be absorbed by the logic and order of neoliberalism. The autonomous movements of the twenty-first ... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. Restless Ilan Stavans, The

    Restless Ilan Stavans, The: Outsider on the Inside [Hardback]

    Steven Kellman (Author)

    £28.50

    ISBN: 9780822965855
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    This is the first book-length study of one of the most prominent and prolific Latino academics, Ilan Stavans. He has written extensively on Latino culture, Jewish culture, dictionaries, immigration, language, Spanglish, soccer, translation, travel... .... Learn More
  8. Shared Truth, A

    Shared Truth, A: The Theater of Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol [Hardback]

    Julie Ann Ward (Author)

    £31.00

    ISBN: 9780822965886
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol (Lizards Lounging in the Sun) is a Mexican theater company that performs what is known as theater of the real.By taking reality as its subject, this genre claims a special relationship to reality, truth, and authenticity.... .... Learn More
  9. Polyphonic Machine, The

    Polyphonic Machine, The: Capitalism, Political Violence, and Resistance in Contemporary Argentine Literature [Paperback]

    Niall H.D. Geraghty (Author)

    £23.50

    ISBN: 9780822965534
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Focusing on the work of the Argentine authors César Aira, Marcelo Cohen, and Ricardo Piglia, The Polyphonic Machine conducts a close analysis of the interrelations between capitalism and political violence in late twentieth-century Argentina. Taki... .... Learn More
  10. Translational Turn, A

    Translational Turn, A: Latinx Literature into the Mainstream [Paperback]

    Marta E. Sánchez (Author)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780822965510
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    No contemporary development underscores the transnational linkage between the United States and Spanish-language América today more than the wave of in-migration from Spanish-language countries during the 1980s and 1990s. This development, among ... .... Learn More

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