Literary Criticism

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  1. 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
  2. Irvin S. Cobb

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

    William E. Ellis (Author)

    £31.50

    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
  3. 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
  4. 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 ... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. Hernandez Brothers, The

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

    Enrique García (Author)

    £20.50

    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
  7. Anti-Literature

    Anti-Literature: The Politics and Limits of Representation in Modern Brazil and Argentina [Paperback]

    Adam Joseph Shellhorse (Author)

    £23.50

    ISBN: 9780822964476
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Anti-Literature articulates a rethinking of what is meant today by "literature." Examining key Latin American forms of experimental writing from the 1920s to the present, Adam Joseph Shellhorse reveals literature's power as a site for radical refl... .... Learn More
  8. Rhetorical Aesthetics

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

    Wang Yichuan (Author)

    £80.00

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    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 v... .... Learn More
  9. Bandit Narratives in Latin America

    Bandit Narratives in Latin America: From Villa to Chávez [Paperback]

    Juan Pablo Dabove (Author)

    £23.50

    ISBN: 9780822964353
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Bandits seem ubiquitous in Latin American culture. Even contemporary actors of violence are framed by narratives that harken back to old images of the rural bandit, either to legitimize or delegitimize violence, or to intervene in larger conflicts... .... Learn More
  10. Comics and Memory in Latin America

    Comics and Memory in Latin America [Paperback]

    Jorge Catalá Carrasco (Editor); Paulo Drinot (Editor); James Scorer (Editor)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780822964247
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Latin American comics and graphic novels have a unique history of addressing controversial political, cultural, and social issues. This volume presents new perspectives on how comics on and from Latin America both view and express memory formation... .... Learn More

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