Literary Criticism

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  1. 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)

    £60.50

    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 th... .... Learn More
  2. 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)

    £21.50

    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
  3. 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)

    £60.50

    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
  4. 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
  5. Irvin S. Cobb

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

    William E. Ellis (Author)

    £34.00

    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 celebrated... .... Learn More
  6. 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)

    £45.00

    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 n... .... Learn More
  7. Hernandez Brothers, The

    Hernandez Brothers, The: Love, Rockets, and Alternative Comics [Paperback]

    Enrique García (Author)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780822964926
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    This study offers a critical examination of the work of Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, Mexican-American brothers whose graphic novels are highly influential. The Hernandez brothers started in the alt-comics scene, where their 'Love and Rockets' seri... .... Learn More
  8. A Political Companion to Philip Roth

    A Political Companion to Philip Roth [Hardback]

    Claudia Franziska Brühwiler (Editor); Lee Trepanier (Editor); Lee Trepanier (Other); Claudia Franziska Brühwiler (Other); Philip Roth (Other)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813169286
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    Philip Roth is widely acknowledged as one of the twentieth century's most prolific and acclaimed writers. Roth's first novel, Goodbye, Columbus (1959), received the National Book Award, and he followed this stunning debut with more than thirty bo... .... Learn More
  9. Rhetorical Aesthetics

    Rhetorical Aesthetics: Twentieth-Century Chinese Arts in the Context of Culture [Hardback]

    Wang Yichuan (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781626430402
    Published by : Bridge 21 Publications
    Rhetorical Aesthetics approaches Chinese art and literature from a novel perspective with special interest and influence in Chinese theory since the 1990s. The author works out a practice of reading through fine literary, cinematic, and visual art... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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