Literary Criticism

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  1. Andrey Bely

    Andrey Bely: A Critical Review [Paperback]

    Gerald Janecek (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813156125
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Andrey Bely, novelist, essayist, theoretician, critic, and poet, was a central figure in the Russian Symbolist movement of the 1920s, the most important literary movement in Russia in this century. Bely articulated a Symbolist aesthetic and origin... .... Learn More
  2. Beckett in Black and Red

    Beckett in Black and Red: The Translations for Nancy Cunard's Negro [Paperback]

    Alan Warren Friedman (Editor)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813156293
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Irish Literature, History, and Culture
    In 1934, Nancy Cunard published Negro: An Anthology, which brought together more than two hundred contributions, serving as a plea for racial justice, an exposé of black oppression, and a hymn to black achievement and endurance. The anthology sta... .... Learn More
  3. Ben Jonson's 'Dotages'

    Ben Jonson's 'Dotages': A Reconsideration of the Late Plays [Paperback]

    Larry S. Champion (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813151656
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Although there has been a general revival of interest in Ben Jonson's dramatic work in the past twenty years, little critical effort has been directed to his late plays - dismissed by John Dryden as the "dotages" of an aging mind. Through a close ... .... Learn More
  4. Bergson, Eliot, and American Literature

    Bergson, Eliot, and American Literature [Paperback]

    Paul Douglass (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813160160
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Until now, Bergson's widely acknowledged impact on American literature has never been comprehensively mapped. Author Paul Douglass explains and evaluates Bergson's meaning for American writers, beginning with Eliot and moving through Ransom, Penn ... .... Learn More
  5. Beyond Tragedy

    Beyond Tragedy: Structure and Experience in Shakespeare's Romances [Paperback]

    Robert W. Uphaus (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813155074
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In this compact, yet comprehensive exploration of Shakespeare's romances, Robert W. Uphaus suggests that the romances bring us to a realm of human and dramatic experience that is "beyond tragedy." The inexorable movement of tragedy toward death an... .... Learn More
  6. Bonaventure des Périers's Novel Pastimes and Merry Tales

    Bonaventure des Périers's Novel Pastimes and Merry Tales [Paperback]

    Bonaventure des Périers (Author); Raymond C. La Charité (Author); Virginia A. La Charité (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813153490
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Romance Languages
    The Nouvelles Récréations et Joyeaux Devis of Bonaventure des Périers are here translated for the first time into modern English. The translators have been successful in retaining the vitality of this important French Renaissance satirist, turnin... .... Learn More
  7. Calderón

    Calderón: Three Comedies by Pedro Calderón de la Barca [Paperback]

    Pedro Calderón de la Barca (Author); Kenneth Muir (Author); Ann L. Mackenzie (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813160252
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Romance Languages
    This volume is a sequel to Four Comedies of Calderón (1980), which was hailed by reviewers as superb, faithful, and actable. The three comedies in the present volume are generally counted among Calderón's masterpieces: Casa con dos puertas mala ... .... Learn More
  8. Children's Literature of the English Renaissance

    Children's Literature of the English Renaissance [Paperback]

    Warren W. Wooden (Author); Jeanie Watson (Editor)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813155487
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Warren W. Wooden's pioneering studies of early examples of children's literature throw new light on many accepted works of the English Renaissance period. In consequence, they appear more complex, significant, and successful than hitherto realized... .... Learn More
  9. Christian Allegory in Early Hispanic Poetry

    Christian Allegory in Early Hispanic Poetry [Paperback]

    David William Foster (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813152332
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Romance Languages
    Distinguishing figural or typological allegory - a method adapted from the Christian exegesis of the Old Testament - from the broader Hellenistic concept of allegory, this book examines its use in representative poems of early Hispanic literature.... .... Learn More
  10. Circle of Fire

    Circle of Fire: Dickens' Vision and Style and the Popular Victorian Theater [Paperback]

    William F. Axton (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813150895
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    This study explores the theater actually known and frequented by Dickens in order to show in terms of concrete structural analysis of his novels the nature of the predominantly "dramatic" or "theatrical" quality of his genius. Author William F. Ax... .... Learn More

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