Literary Criticism

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  1. A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

    A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass [Hardback]

    Neil Roberts (Editor); Paul Gilroy (Other); Bernard Boxill (Other); Margaret Kohn (Other); Angela Y. Davis (Other)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813175621
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    Frederick Douglass (1818--1895) was a prolific writer and public speaker whose impact on American literature and history has been long studied by historians and literary critics. Yet as political theorists have focused on the legacies of such nota... .... Learn More
  2. Imaginative Conservatism

    Imaginative Conservatism: The Letters of Russell Kirk [Hardback]

    James E. Person (Editor)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9780813175461
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Russell Kirk (1918--1994) is renowned worldwide as one of the founders of postwar American conservatism. His 1953 masterpiece, The Conservative Mind, became the intellectual touchstone for a reinvigorated movement and began a sea change in the na... .... Learn More
  3. Once and Future Muse, The

    Once and Future Muse, The: The Poetry and Poetics of Rhina P. Espaillat [Paperback]

    Nancy Kang (Author); Silvio Torres-Saillant (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780822965428
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    The Once and Future Muse presents the first major study of the life and work of Dominican-born bilingual American poet and translator Rhina P. Espaillat (b. 1932). Beginning with her literary celebrity as the youngest poet ever inducted into the P... .... Learn More
  4. New World Postcolonial

    New World Postcolonial: The Political Thought of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega [Paperback]

    James Fuerst (Author)

    £23.50

    ISBN: 9780822965404
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    The first full-length study to treat both parts of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega's foundational text Royal Commentaries of the Incas as a seminal work of political thought in the formation of the early Americas and the early-modern period. It is als... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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)

    £45.00

    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
  9. 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
  10. 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)

    £45.00

    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

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