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  • Postracial America?

    Postracial America?

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611487817

    The concept of a “postracial” America —the dream of a nation beyond race — has attracted much attention over the course of the presidency of Barack Obama, suggesting that this idea is peculiar to the contemporary moment alone…

  • Postracial America?

    Postracial America?

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611487794

    The concept of a “postracial” America —the dream of a nation beyond race — has attracted much attention over the course of the presidency of Barack Obama, suggesting that this idea is peculiar to the contemporary moment alone…

  • Orthodoxy and Heresy in Eighteenth-Century Society

    Orthodoxy and Heresy in Eighteenth-Century Society

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611481549

    Orthodoxy and Heresy in Eighteenth-Century Society uses the concept of "heresy" to gain insight into the value of social order in eighteenth-century England and France. By applying the vocabulary of religion to behaviors that might more usually be s…

  • Vermeer and Plato

    Vermeer and Plato
    av Robert D. Huerta

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611482249

    In a study that sweeps from Classical Antiquity to the seventeenth century, Robert D. Huerta explores the common intellectual threads that link the art of Johannes Vermeer to the philosophy of Plato. Examining the work of luminaries such as Plotinus…

  • "Getting History Right"

    "Getting History Right"
    av Mark A. Wolfgram

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611480061

    How do individuals, societies, and nations deal with their difficult pasts? "Getting History Right" examines this question in a comparative context by looking at an authoritarian East Germany and a pluralistic, democratic West Germany. Eschewing a n…

  • "Getting History Right"

    "Getting History Right"
    av Mark A. Wolfgram

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611485226

    How do individuals, societies, and nations deal with their difficult pasts? "Getting History Right" examines this question in a comparative context by looking at an authoritarian East Germany and a pluralistic, democratic West Germany. Eschewing a n…

  • Medbh McGuckian

    Medbh McGuckian
    av Borbala Farago

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611485639

    This book offers a wide-ranging analysis of the entire corpus of Medbh McGuckian's published work. It provides both a readable synthesis of existing criticism, in a fashion which will be generally useful to academics and students, and also offers an…

  • Landor's Latin Poems

    Landor's Latin Poems
    av Walter Savage Landor

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611483475

    This book presents fifty illustrations of Landor's exceptional dexterity in Latin verse, showing his hostile treatment of political figures (including royalty), his relations with friends, his pleasures and sufferings as a lover, and his delight in…

  • Signifying Loss

    Signifying Loss
    av Nouri Gana

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611480344

    By remapping the configurations of mourning across modernist, postmodernist, and postcolonial literatures, psychoanalysis and deconstruction (James Joyce, Jamaica Kincaid, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Elias Khoury, Sigmund Freud, and Jacques Derrida), Signify…

  • Signifying Loss

    Signifying Loss
    av Nouri Gana

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611485783

    By remapping the configurations of mourning across modernist, postmodernist, and postcolonial literatures, psychoanalysis and deconstruction (James Joyce, Jamaica Kincaid, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Elias Khoury, Sigmund Freud, and Jacques Derrida), Signify…

  • Thunderation!

    Thunderation!
    av Erich Muhsam

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611481105

    Mühsam, a German Jewish revolutionary activist and writer, was one of the most colorful figures of the German revolutionary counterculture early in the twentieth century. Written in 1930, Thunderation was his last full-length play before his death a…

  • Richardson & Fielding

    Richardson & Fielding
    av Allen Michie

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838754191

    The story of the Richardson/Fielding rivalry is a fascinating source of critical passions, prejudices, and often surprising interrelations between the literary tastes and cultural environments of the day. This first book-length study of these writer…

  • Cities Called Athens

    Cities Called Athens

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611486193

    The fourteen essays in this volume share new and evolving knowledge, theories, and observations about the city of Athens or the region of Attica. The contents include essays on topography, architecture, religion and cult, sculpture, ceramic studies,…

  • Cities Called Athens

    Cities Called Athens

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611486179

    The fourteen essays in this volume share new and evolving knowledge, theories, and observations about the city of Athens or the region of Attica. The contents include essays on topography, architecture, religion and cult, sculpture, ceramic studies,…

  • The Changing Face of Motherhood in Spain

    The Changing Face of Motherhood in Spain
    av Catherine Bourland Ross

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611487275

    This book investigates the perceptions of motherhood in Spanish author Lucía Etxebarria’s fiction and offers views of the importance of motherhood in society. Traditional expectations for women as mothers persist despite the fact that they no…

  • The Influence of the Novels of Jean Giraudoux on the Hispanic Vanguard Novels of the 1920S-1930s

    The Influence of the Novels of Jean Giraudoux on the Hispanic Vanguard Novels of the 1920S-1930s
    av Susan Nagel

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611480689

    His novels were published in Europe, and North and South America, and until this book, no study has been made to trace the path of his influence as a novelist in the international arena.

  • T S Eliot And Use Of Memory

    T S Eliot And Use Of Memory
    av Grover Cleveland Smith

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838753286

    The "use of memory" in Grover Smith's chapters on tradition in Eliot's poetry refers to a dual function: the poet's awareness of a multiple cultural past and the transformation of its heritage into new and original art. This book makes major contrib…

  • Postmodern Paletos

    Postmodern Paletos
    av Nathan E. Richardson

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611481532

    Postmodern Paletos traces a history of the representation and construction of the figure of the immigrant and of the city/country dynamic in Spanish narrative and film from 1950 to 2000. It concentrates in particular on Franco’s uses of these…

  • Assimilation/Generation/Resurrection

    Assimilation/Generation/Resurrection
    av Ben A. Heller

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611480917

    The challenging poetry of José Lezama Lima has not received the critical attention it deserves. This study rectifies the critical imbalance, foregrounding the poetry in a discussion of three issues that link together disparate areas of LezamaOs lite…

  • Beyond Sense and Sensibility

    Beyond Sense and Sensibility

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611486421

    During the last half of the eighteenth century, sensibility and its less celebrated corollary sense were subject to constant variation, critique, and contestation in ways that raise profound questions about the formation of moral identities and comm…

  • Beyond Sense and Sensibility

    Beyond Sense and Sensibility

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611486407

    During the last half of the eighteenth century, sensibility and its less celebrated corollary sense were subject to constant variation, critique, and contestation in ways that raise profound questions about the formation of moral identities and comm…

  • Robert Burns in Global Culture

    Robert Burns in Global Culture
    av Murray Pittock

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611480306

    Robert Burns has been a key figure in Scottish identity globally since his death in 1796. But he has always been much more than that. In America, his admirers have included Emerson, President Lincoln, Maya Angelou and many others, for Burns was long…

  • Confronting Our Canons

    Confronting Our Canons
    av Joan L. Brown

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611483512

    What is a canon and why does it matter? In Confronting Our Canons: Spanish and Latin American Studies in the 21st Century, Joan L. Brown shows that a canon has the power to define a field and determine what is taught. She argues that it is both prod…

  • Confronting Our Canons

    Confronting Our Canons
    av Joan L. Brown

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611485585

    What is a canon and why does it matter? In Confronting Our Canons: Spanish and Latin American Studies in the 21st Century, Joan L. Brown shows that a canon has the power to define a field and determine what is taught. She argues that it is both prod…

  • Language and the Comedia

    Language and the Comedia
    av Catherine Larson

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611480658

    This study illustrates how a focus on language, which is manifest in so much of contemporary literary theory, can help to open some of the canonical texts of Spanish Golden Age theater to new readings.

  • On the Dark Side of the Archive

    On the Dark Side of the Archive
    av Juan Carlos Gonzalez Espitia

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611483314

    On the Dark Side of the Archive examines nineteenth-century nation building through narratives that are not part of the romantic or realist traditions, specifically those associated with the critique of traditional ideas often portrayed in Decadenti…

  • In Media Res

    In Media Res

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611486490

    In Media Res is a manifold collection that reflects the intersectional qualities of university programming in the twenty-first century. Taking race, gender, and popular culture as its central thematic subjects, the volume collects academic essays, s…

  • In Media Res

    In Media Res

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611486513

    In Media Res is a manifold collection that reflects the intersectional qualities of university programming in the twenty-first century. Taking race, gender, and popular culture as its central thematic subjects, the volume collects academic essays, s…

  • Rhetorics of Religion in American Fiction

    Rhetorics of Religion in American Fiction
    av Liliana M. Naydan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611487459

    Rhetorics of Religion in American Fiction considers the way in which contemporary American authors address the subject of belief in the post-9/11 Age of Terror. Naydan suggests that after 9/11, fiction by Mohsin Hamid, Laila Halaby, Philip Roth, Don…

  • Rhetorics of Religion in American Fiction

    Rhetorics of Religion in American Fiction
    av Liliana M. Naydan

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611487435

    Rhetorics of Religion in American Fiction considers the way in which contemporary American authors address the subject of belief in the post-9/11 Age of Terror. Naydan suggests that after 9/11, fiction by Mohsin Hamid, Laila Halaby, Philip Roth, Don…

  • Espectros

    Espectros

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611487367

    Espectros is a compilation of original scholarly studies that presents the first volume-length exploration of the spectral in literature, film, and photography of Latin America, Spain, and the Latino diaspora. In recent decades, scholarship in decon…

  • Espectros

    Espectros

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611487381

    Espectros is a compilation of original scholarly studies that presents the first volume-length exploration of the spectral in literature, film, and photography of Latin America, Spain, and the Latino diaspora. In recent decades, scholarship in decon…

  • Man of Quality, Man of Letters

    Man of Quality, Man of Letters
    av Rori Bloom

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611483192

    Best known for the short novel Manon Lescaut, Antoine-François Prévost was also the author of a dictionary, several important translations, an extensive corpus of historical writing, a dozen novels, and more than twenty volumes of journalism. While…

  • Contemporary Uruguayan Poetry

    Contemporary Uruguayan Poetry

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611483550

    This volume is intended as an introduction of contemporary poetry by notable Uruguayan poets to the English-reading world, but also to readers of Spanish unfamiliar with them. Each poet is represented by an ample and varied selection of poems origin…

  • Peripheral Wonders

    Peripheral Wonders
    av Margaret R. Ewalt

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611482904

    This book expands traditional conceptions of the Enlightenment by examining the roles of wonder and Jesuit missionary conceptions of the Enlightenment by examining the century in a production of knowledge that serves both intellectual and religious…

  • Figural Conquistadors

    Figural Conquistadors
    av Mark A. Hernandez

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611482539

    This study explores the role of historical and fictionalized figures from the New World historiographically in eight novels (both New Historical and traditional historical) published in Mexico and the River Plate during the 1980s and 1990s. It pays…

  • Home Is Where The (He)art Is

    Home Is Where The (He)art Is
    av Sharon Magnarelli

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611483048

    In Home Is Where the (He)art Is Sharon Magnarelli employs a variety of contemporary critical approaches to examine ten dramatic works written or performed between 1956 and 1999. Focusing on plays by Griselda Gambaro, Eduardo Rovner, Sabina Berman, D…

  • Without Rhyme Or Reason

    Without Rhyme Or Reason
    av Marvin Richards

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838753583

    This study examines the rise of the prose poem in France, particularly the work most often cited as the first collection of prose poems: Louis (Aloysius) Bertrand's Gaspard de la Nuit. Specialists in French poetry and general readers will be interes…

  • Blake and the City

    Blake and the City
    av Jennifer Davis Michael

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611482546

    Though usually classified as a Romantic, Blake subverts and dissolves the binaries on which Romanticism turns: self and other, art and nature, country and city. Rather than reject city outright like many of his contemporaries, Blake embraces it as t…

  • Disputed Titles

    Disputed Titles
    av Natasha Tessone

    Övrigt - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611487091

    Disputed Titles: Ireland, Scotland, and the Novel of Inheritance, 1798-1832 argues for the centrality of inheritance—often impeded, disrupted inheritance—to the novel’s rise to preeminence in Britain during the Romantic period. Nov…

  • Textual Studies and the Enlarged Eighteenth Century

    Textual Studies and the Enlarged Eighteenth Century

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611484427

    Scholars, librarians, students, and database vendors have all applauded the increase in access to rare, old, venerated, and obscure texts that has resulted from the rise of electronic resources. Almost everyone associated with any branch of cultural…

  • Brown Romantics

    Brown Romantics
    av Manu Samriti Chander

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611488234

    Brown Romantics: Poetry and Nationalism in the Global Nineteenth Century proceeds from the conviction that it is high time for the academy in general and scholars of European Romanticism to acknowledge the extensive international impact of Romantic…

  • Brown Romantics

    Brown Romantics
    av Manu Samriti Chander

    Övrigt - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611488210

    Brown Romantics: Poetry and Nationalism in the Global Nineteenth Century proceeds from the conviction that it is high time for the academy in general and scholars of European Romanticism to acknowledge the extensive international impact of Romantic…

  • A Faculty Theory of Knowledge

    A Faculty Theory of Knowledge
    av George Stern

    Inbunden - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611483543

    This work draws together the strands of doctine into the epistemological theory that Hume called 'a mental geography, ' which translates in modern terms into a faculty theory of knowledge. This theory forms the foundation of Hume's other best-known…

  • Stage Mothers

    Stage Mothers

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611486032

    Stage Mothers explores the connections between motherhood and the theater both on and off stage throughout the long eighteenth century. Although the realities of eighteenth-century motherhood and representations of maternity have recently been inves…

  • Stage Mothers

    Stage Mothers

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611486056

    Stage Mothers explores the connections between motherhood and the theater both on and off stage throughout the long eighteenth century. Although the realities of eighteenth-century motherhood and representations of maternity have recently been inves…

  • Reading Christopher Smart in the Twenty-first Century

    Reading Christopher Smart in the Twenty-first Century

    Övrigt - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611485196

    Front Flap: Poet, essayist, actor, hymn-writer, wit, magazine editor, transvestite stage performer: Christopher Smart, Georgian don-turned-writer, was all of these. He was, and remains, a mercurial individual, an idiosyncratic yet strangely familiar…

  • In Darkest James

    In Darkest James
    av Dr Robin Hoople

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838754535

    In Darkest James analyzes the reviewers' struggles with James's late fiction and the movement toward a competent critique of its impressionism. The reviewers frequently lacked the cultivation and training to deal with complex fiction. But the most p…

  • John Eliot and the Praying Indians of Massachusetts Bay

    John Eliot and the Praying Indians of Massachusetts Bay
    av Kathryn N. Gray

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611486919

    This book traces the development of John Eliot’s mission to the Algonquian-speaking people of Massachusetts Bay, from his arrival in 1631 until his death in 1690. It explores John Eliot’s determination to use the Massachusett dialect of…

  • John Eliot and the Praying Indians of Massachusetts Bay

    John Eliot and the Praying Indians of Massachusetts Bay
    av Kathryn N. Gray

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611485035

    This book traces the development of John Eliot’s mission to the Algonquian-speaking people of Massachusetts Bay, from his arrival in 1631 until his death in 1690. It explores John Eliot’s determination to use the Massachusett dialect of…

  • Mother & Myth in Spanish Novels

    Mother & Myth in Spanish Novels
    av Sandra J. Schumm

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611485424

    What if the goddess Athena, who sprang fully-grown from Zeus's head and denied she had a mother, became aware of the compelling existence of her other parent? What if she discovered that her mother, Metis-first wife of Zeus and "wiser than all gods…

  • Mother & Myth in Spanish Novels

    Mother & Myth in Spanish Novels
    av Sandra J. Schumm

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611483581

    What if the goddess Athena, who sprang fully-grown from Zeus's head and denied she had a mother, became aware of the compelling existence of her other parent? What if she discovered that her mother, Metis-first wife of Zeus and "wiser than all gods…

  • Rethinking Meter

    Rethinking Meter
    av Alan Holder

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611480788

    This study offers a revised concept of meter, moving it away from its central position and displacing it with a consideration of the verse line in terms of its phrasal constituents as well as its intonational configuration.

  • Counterfeit Politics

    Counterfeit Politics
    av David Kelman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611485875

    In Counterfeit Politics, David Kelman reassesses the political significance of conspiracy theory. Traditionally, political theory has sought to banish the “paranoid style” from the “proper” domain of politics. But if conspira…

  • Counterfeit Politics

    Counterfeit Politics
    av David Kelman

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611484144

    In Counterfeit Politics, David Kelman reassesses the political significance of conspiracy theory. Traditionally, political theory has sought to banish the “paranoid style” from the “proper” domain of politics. But if conspira…

  • The Scottish Enlightenment and Literary Culture

    The Scottish Enlightenment and Literary Culture

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611488005

    This collection of essays explores the role played by imaginative writing in the Scottish Enlightenment and its interaction with the values and activities of that movement. Across a broad range of areas via specially commissioned essays by experts i…

  • Beyond Civilization and Barbarism

    Beyond Civilization and Barbarism
    av Brendan Lanctot

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611485455

    Beyond Civilization and Barbarism examines how various cultural forms promoted competing political projects in Argentina during the decades following independence from Spain. This turbulent period has long been characterized as a struggle between tw…

  • Beyond Civilization and Barbarism

    Beyond Civilization and Barbarism
    av Brendan Lanctot

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611487138

    Beyond Civilization and Barbarism examines how various cultural forms promoted competing political projects in Argentina during the decades following independence from Spain. This turbulent period has long been characterized as a struggle between tw…

  • First Word Philosophy

    First Word Philosophy
    av Richard Fleming

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611481969

    The significance of ordinary (first word) philosophy is stated and argued in this book. There continues to be much resistance to taking seriously ordinary language philosophy and this, argues the author, is becoming costly to the discipline of philo…

  • The Disappearing Poet Blues

    The Disappearing Poet Blues
    av Marc Hudson

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611481563

    The poems in Marc Hudson's The Disappearing Poet Blues are driven by a moral anguish: how do we live, they ask, in strict circumstances; what is the worth of a profoundly limited human life; how can one be both a good father and a good artist? Emble…

  • The Tribune of the People

    The Tribune of the People
    av Emilia Pardo Bazan

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611481013

    This early novel of Emilia Pardo Bazán is her most Naturalistic work in the manner of the French movement, and is also her most outspoken statement of her feminist point of view.

  • The Ten Lights Of God

    The Ten Lights Of God
    av Afaa Michael Weaver

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838754344

    The eighty-one poems in The Ten Lights of God comprise a map of the consciousness. The body in Weaver's poems takes its breadth in his mourning for African/black men and extends its hope for spiritual life to the greater difficulties in all our live…

  • Eavan Boland

    Eavan Boland
    av Jody Allen Randolph

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611487145

    As a comprehensive introduction to Eavan Boland's work, this book provides an essential guide to the work of one of the most important and challenging voices in contemporary poetry. Approachable for the general reader but at the same time inviting t…

  • The Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century

    The Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611487398

    The Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century explores disabled people who lived in the eighteenth century. The first four essays consider philosophical writing dating between 1663 and 1788, when the understanding of disability altered dramatical…

  • The Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century

    The Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611485592

    The Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century explores disabled people who lived in the eighteenth century. The first four essays consider philosophical writing dating between 1663 and 1788, when the understanding of disability altered dramatical…

  • Post-Closet Masculinities in Early Modern England

    Post-Closet Masculinities in Early Modern England
    av A. W. Barnes

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611483130

    Post-Closet Masculinities in Early Modern England argues for a theory of male subjectivity that subordinates questions of desire beneath the historical imperatives that inform those desires. Employing a post-closet identity theory, this book argues…