Literary Criticism

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  1. Concrete and Countryside

    Concrete and Countryside: The Urban and the Rural in 1950s Puerto Rican Culture [Paperback]

    Carmelo Esterrich (Author)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780822965398
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    From the late 1940s to the early 1960s, Puerto Rico was swept by a wave of modernization, transforming the island from a predominantly rural society to an unquestionably urban one. A curious paradox ensued, however. While the island underwent rapi... .... Learn More
  2. In Search of the Sacred Book

    In Search of the Sacred Book: Religion and the Contemporary Latin American Novel [Paperback]

    Aníbal González (Author)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780822965046
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    In Search of the Sacred Book studies the artistic incorporation of religious concepts such as prophecy, eternity, and the afterlife in the contemporary Latin American novel. It departs from sociopolitical readings by noting the continued relevance... .... Learn More
  3. Latino/a Children's and Young Adult Writers on the Art of Storytelling

    Latino/a Children's and Young Adult Writers on the Art of Storytelling [Paperback]

    Frederick Luis Aldama (Author)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780822964971
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    Children's and young adult literature has become an essential medium for identity formation in contemporary Latino/a culture in the United States. This book is an original collection of more than thirty interviews led by Frederick Luis Aldama with... .... Learn More
  4. 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)

    £36.50

    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 t... .... Learn More
  5. From Vanitas to Veritas

    From Vanitas to Veritas: John Donne and the Journey of the Soul [Paperback]

    Audrey Taschini (Author)

    £8.00

    ISBN: 9788869771057
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    An overview of the complex world of John Donne's poetry and specifically of his reflections on the theme of the journey of the soul. Donne's Metempsychosis and his Anniversaries are analysed from both a literary and philosophical/theological persp... .... Learn More
  6. 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)

    £36.50

    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
  7. 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
  8. Irvin S. Cobb

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

    William E. Ellis (Author)

    £25.50

    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... .... Learn More
  9. Appropriating Theory

    Appropriating Theory: Angel Rama's Critical Work [Paperback]

    José Eduardo González (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780822964889
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Angel Rama (1926-1983) is a major figure in Latin American literary and cultural studies, but little has been published on his critical work. In this study, José Eduardo González focuses on Rama's response to and appropriation of European critics ... .... Learn More
  10. 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)

    £36.50

    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 ... .... Learn More

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