Literary Criticism

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  1. 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)

    £66.50

    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
  2. 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)

    £66.50

    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
  3. 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
  4. Irvin S. Cobb

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

    William E. Ellis (Author)

    £37.50

    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
  5. 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)

    £50.00

    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
  6. 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)

    £50.00

    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 boo... .... Learn More
  7. Rhetorical Aesthetics

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

    Wang Yichuan (Author)

    £78.99

    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
  8. 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
  9. A Political Companion to Marilynne Robinson

    A Political Companion to Marilynne Robinson [Hardback]

    Shannon L. Mariotti (Editor); Joseph H. Lane (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813167763
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    Marilynne Robinson is arguably one of the most important writers of our time. Her voice resonates across the richly imagined American landscapes within which she grounds her stories of love and loss, alienation and belonging, injustice and redempt... .... Learn More
  10. Xenophon's Memorabilia and The Apology of Socrates translated by Sarah Fielding

    Xenophon's Memorabilia and The Apology of Socrates translated by Sarah Fielding [Hardback]

    Hélène Pignot (Editor)

    £112.80

    ISBN: 9781463206147
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in Classical and Late Antiquity
    Volume: 21
    Sarah Fielding (1710-1768), the younger sister of Henry Fielding, and the close friend of his literary rival Samuel Richardson, was one of the very few English women to master ancient languages like Latin and Greek. With the help of Shaftesbury's ... .... Learn More

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