Literary Criticism

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  1. 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)

    £66.50

    ISBN: 9780813165592
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Place Matters: New Directions in Appalachian Studies
    Literary allegory has deep roots in early reading and interpretation of Scripture and classical epic and myth. In this substantial study, Mindele Treip presents an overview of the history and theory of allegorical exegesis upon Scripture, poetry, ... .... Learn More
  2. Dear Appalachia

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

    Emily Satterwhite (Author)

    £23.00

    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
  3. 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)

    £41.50

    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
  4. Self and Other

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

    Kate Daniels (Author)

    £125.60

    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
  5. "So Wise Were Our Elders"

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

    John Holmes McDowell (Author)

    £37.50

    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 mythol... .... Learn More
  6. A History of Spanish Golden Age Drama

    A History of Spanish Golden Age Drama [Paperback]

    Henry K. Ziomek (Author)

    £37.50

    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
  7. A Mirror to Nature

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

    Rose A. Zimbardo (Author)

    £37.50

    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
  8. A Mythic Journey

    A Mythic Journey: Gunter Grass's Tin Drum [Paperback]

    Edward Diller (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813152080
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Although The Tin Drum has often been called one of the great novels of the 20th century, most critics have been baffled in attempting to draw its apparent chaos into a single literary framework. Here is the full-length study to penetrate the bril... .... Learn More
  9. After the Trauma

    After the Trauma: Representative British Novelists Since 1920 [Paperback]

    Harvey Curtis Webster (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813155623
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In this lucid book a distinguished scholar and critic measures British fiction from World War I through the convulsive effects of the Depression and World War II, and the importance of the writing that has been done since Finnegan's Wake. Webst... .... Learn More
  10. Allegorical Poetics and the Epic

    Allegorical Poetics and the Epic: The Renaissance Tradition to Paradise Lost [Paperback]

    Mindele Anne Treip (Author)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813160344
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in the English Renaissance
    Literary allegory has deep roots in early reading and interpretation of Scripture and classical epic and myth. In this substantial study, Mindele Treip presents an overview of the history and theory of allegorical exegesis upon Scripture, poetry, ... .... Learn More

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