Literary Criticism

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  1. Criteria Of Certainty

    Criteria Of Certainty: Truth and Judgment in the English Enlightenment [Paperback]

    Kevin L. Cope (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813160269
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    British writers of the Restoration and eighteenth century initiated a critique of human knowledge unrivaled in both its scope and its enthusiasm. Author Kevin L. Cope now attempts to provide a coherent, evocative account of explanatory rhetoric in... .... Learn More
  2. Critic of Civilization

    Critic of Civilization: Georges Duhamel and His Writings [Paperback]

    L. Clark Keating (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813152950
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    As one of the outstanding minds of France, the career of George Duhamel reflects the universal range of his interests. A physician turned poet, playwright, novelist, publicist, critic, and world traveler, Duhamel for half a century has sought as a... .... Learn More
  3. Daniel Defoe

    Daniel Defoe: Ambition and Innovation [Paperback]

    Paula R. Backscheider (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813150840
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In this book, Paula Backscheider considers Daniel Defoe's entire canon as related, developing, and in close dynamic relationship to the literature of its time. In so doing, she revises our conception of the contexts of Defoe's work and reassesses ... .... Learn More
  4. Beyond the Metafictional Mode

    Beyond the Metafictional Mode: Directions in the Modern Spanish Novel [Paperback]

    Robert C. Spires (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813154695
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Romance Languages
    The term metafiction invaded the vocabulary of literary criticism around 1970, yet the textual strategies involved in turning fiction back onto itself can be traced through several centuries. In this theoretical/critical study Robert C. Spires exa... .... Learn More
  5. Crèvecoeur's Eighteenth-Century Travels in Pennsylvania and New York

    Crèvecoeur's Eighteenth-Century Travels in Pennsylvania and New York [Paperback]

    Percy G. Adams (Editor)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813151069
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Michel-Guillaume Jean de Crèvecouer, long regarded as a chief figure in American letters of the Revolutionary period, is remembered as the author of Letters from an American Farmer and the posthumous Sketches of Eighteenth Century of America, but ... .... Learn More
  6. Crime and God's Judgment in Shakespeare

    Crime and God's Judgment in Shakespeare [Paperback]

    Robert Rentoul Reed (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780813154503
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Divine retribution, Robert Reed argues, is a principal driving force in Shakespeare's English history plays and three of his major tragedies. Reed finds evidence of the playwright's growing ingenuity and maturing skill in his treatment of the crim... .... Learn More
  7. The Voice of the Child in American Literature

    The Voice of the Child in American Literature [Paperback]

    Mary Jane Hurst (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780813153155
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    We as adults are reflected in our children, those in our literature as well as those in our familes, and so it is natural to want to examine their presence among us. Children and child speech are important literary elements which merit careful cri... .... Learn More
  8. Double Jeopardy

    Double Jeopardy: Women Who Kill in Victorian Fiction [Paperback]

    Virginia B. Morris (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813153582
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Murder fascinates readers, and when a woman murders, that fascination is compounded. The paradox of mother, lover, or wife as killer fills us with shock. A woman's violence is unexpected, unacceptable. Yet killing an abusive man can make her a cul... .... Learn More
  9. Drama and Ethos

    Drama and Ethos: Natural-Law Ethics in Spanish Golden Age Theater [Paperback]

    Robert L. Fiore (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813152394
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Romance Languages
    Spanish Golden Age drama as an expression of morality falls between the extremes of art-for-art's-sake and utilitarianism. According to Spanish literary critics of the 16th and 17th centuries, drama imitated reality, the subject and domain of phil... .... Learn More
  10. The Spanish Ballad in English

    The Spanish Ballad in English [Paperback]

    Shasta M. Bryant (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813151540
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Romance Languages
    This study offers an introduction to an important branch of Spanish literature - the romance, or ballad. Although a great many of these poems have been translated into English by various authors, they are not generally known nor easily accessible.... .... Learn More

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