Literary Criticism

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  1. Don Giovanni or the Inconvenient

    Don Giovanni or the Inconvenient: Triptych of Shadow Second Door [Paperback]

    Cesare Vergati (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9788869770333
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Don Giovanni chooses a piazza as a place for a lover’s tryst: a piazza that was once, in other times, a theatre of torture and death. The recurring vision of a wooden monument in flames, erected in the great piazza in memory of a man of free ... .... Learn More
  2. A Political Companion to Marilynne Robinson

    A Political Companion to Marilynne Robinson [Hardback]

    Shannon L. Mariotti (Editor); Joseph H. Lane (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813167763
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    Marilynne Robinson is arguably one of the most important writers of our time. Her voice resonates across the richly imagined American landscapes within which she grounds her stories of love and loss, alienation and belonging, injustice and redempt... .... Learn More
  3. Xenophon's Memorabilia and The Apology of Socrates translated by Sarah Fielding

    Xenophon's Memorabilia and The Apology of Socrates translated by Sarah Fielding [Hardback]

    Hélène Pignot (Editor)

    £113.00

    ISBN: 9781463206147
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in Classical and Late Antiquity
    Volume: 21
    Sarah Fielding (1710-1768), the younger sister of Henry Fielding, and the close friend of his literary rival Samuel Richardson, was one of the very few English women to master ancient languages like Latin and Greek. With the help of Shaftesbury's ... .... Learn More
  4. Bridges, Borders, and Breaks

    Bridges, Borders, and Breaks: History, Narrative, and Nation in Twenty-First-Century Chicana/o Literary Criticism [Paperback]

    William Orchard (Editor); Yolanda Padilla (Editor)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780822964148
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    This volume reassesses the field of Chicana/o literary studies in light of the rise of Latina/o studies, the recovery of a large body of early literature by Mexican Americans, and the "transnational turn" in American studies. The chapters reveal h... .... Learn More
  5. After Human Rights

    After Human Rights: Literature, Visual Arts, and Film in Latin America, 1990-2010 [Paperback]

    Fernando Rosenberg (Author)

    £23.50

    ISBN: 9780822964162
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Fernando J. Rosenberg explores Latin American artistic production concerned with the possibility of justice after the establishment, rise, and ebb of the human rights narrative around the turn of the last century. Prior to this, key literary and a... .... Learn More
  6. Rereading Appalachia

    Rereading Appalachia: Literacy, Place, and Cultural Resistance [Hardback]

    Sara Webb-Sunderhaus (Editor); Kim Donehower (Editor); Ryan Angus (Other); Krista Bryson (Other); Gregory Griffey (Other)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9780813165592
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Place Matters: New Directions in Appalachian Studies
    Appalachia faces overwhelming challenges that plague many rural areas across the country, including poorly funded schools, stagnant economic development, corrupt political systems, poverty, and drug abuse. Its citizens, in turn, have often been th... .... Learn More
  7. Reading Junot Diaz

    Reading Junot Diaz [Paperback]

    Christopher González (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780822963950
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    Dominican American author and Pulitzer Prize–winner Junot Díaz has gained international fame for his blended, cross-cultural fiction. Reading Junot Díaz is the first study to focus on his complete body of published works. It explores the totality ... .... Learn More
  8. Chica Lit

    Chica Lit: Popular Latina Fiction and Americanization in the Twenty-First Century [Paperback]

    Tace Hedrick (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780822963653
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    In Chica Lit: Popular Latina Fiction and Americanization in the Twenty-First Century, Tace Hedrick illuminates how discourses of Americanization, ethnicity, gender, class, and commodification shape the genre of "chica lit," popular fiction written... .... Learn More
  9. Dear Appalachia

    Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878 [Paperback]

    Emily Satterwhite (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813161105
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Much criticism has been directed at negative stereotypes of Appalachia perpetuated by movies, television shows, and news media. Books, on the other hand, often draw enthusiastic praise for their celebration of the simplicity and authenticity of th... .... Learn More
  10. The Letters of Thomas Merton and Victor and Carolyn Hammer

    The Letters of Thomas Merton and Victor and Carolyn Hammer: Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam [Hardback]

    F. Douglas Scutchfield (Editor); Paul Evans Holbrook (Editor); Paul M. Pearson (Foreword)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780813153520
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Poet, social justice advocate, and theologian Thomas Merton (1915--1968) is arguably the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. In his short lifetime, he penned over seventy books and maintained a brisk correspondence ... .... Learn More

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