Literary Criticism

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  1. 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
  2. A Political Companion to Marilynne Robinson

    A Political Companion to Marilynne Robinson [Hardback]

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

    £45.00

    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
  3. 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)

    £113.00

    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
  4. Rereading Appalachia

    Rereading Appalachia: Literacy, Place, and Cultural Resistance [Hardback]

    Sara Webb-Sunderhaus (Editor); Kim Donehower (Editor); Ryan Angus (Other); Krista Bryson (Other); Gregory Griffey (Other)

    £60.50

    ISBN: 9780813165592
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Place Matters: New Directions in Appalachian Studies
    Appalachia faces overwhelming challenges that plague many rural areas across the country, including poorly funded schools, stagnant economic development, corrupt political systems, poverty, and drug abuse. Its citizens, in turn, have often been th... .... Learn More
  5. Dear Appalachia

    Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878 [Paperback]

    Emily Satterwhite (Author)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780813161105
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Much criticism has been directed at negative stereotypes of Appalachia perpetuated by movies, television shows, and news media. Books, on the other hand, often draw enthusiastic praise for their celebration of the simplicity and authenticity of th... .... Learn More
  6. The Letters of Thomas Merton and Victor and Carolyn Hammer

    The Letters of Thomas Merton and Victor and Carolyn Hammer: Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam [Hardback]

    F. Douglas Scutchfield (Editor); Paul Evans Holbrook (Editor); Paul M. Pearson (Other)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813153520
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Poet, social justice advocate, and theologian Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is arguably the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. In his short lifetime, he penned over seventy books and maintained a brisk correspondence w... .... Learn More
  7. Self and Other

    Self and Other: The Short Fiction of Yūsuf al-Shārūnī [Hardback]

    Kate Daniels (Author)

    £126.00

    ISBN: 9781463204099
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in the Modern Middle East
    Volume: 60
    Self and Other explores the complex dynamic between the individual and the collectivity, narrative and identity that define the short fiction of Yūsuf al-Shārūnī, pioneer of Arab literary modernism. With a range of translated extracts, Kate V.M. D... .... Learn More
  8. "So Wise Were Our Elders"

    "So Wise Were Our Elders": Mythic Narratives from the Kamsá [Paperback]

    John Holmes McDowell (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813160368
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    "So wise were our elders!" Thus exclaims Mariano Chicunque, himself an elder, expressing in a single phrase the thrust of the mythic narrative tradition he simultaneously presents and represents in his storytelling. A remarkable body of mythology... .... Learn More
  9. A History of Spanish Golden Age Drama

    A History of Spanish Golden Age Drama [Paperback]

    Henry K. Ziomek (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813155388
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Romance Languages
    Spain's Golden Age, the seventeenth century, left the world one great legacy, the flower of its dramatic genius - the comedia. The work of the Golden Age playwrights represents the largest combined body of dramatic literature from a single histori... .... Learn More
  10. A Mirror to Nature

    A Mirror to Nature: Transformations in Drama and Aesthetics 1660-1732 [Paperback]

    Rose A. Zimbardo (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813155395
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In this provocative study Rose Zimbardo examines a crucial revolution in aesthetics that took place in the late seventeenth century and that to this day dominates our response to literature. Although artists of that time continued to follow the pr... .... Learn More

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