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  • J. K. Rowling

    J. K. Rowling
    av Cynthia Hallett

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230008502

    J. K. Rowling's popular series of books about the boy wizard Harry Potter has captivated readers of all ages around the world. Selling more than 400 million copies, and adapted into highly successful feature films, the stories have attracted both cr…

  • J. K. Rowling

    J. K. Rowling
    av Cynthia Hallett

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230008496

    J. K. Rowling's popular series of books about the boy wizard Harry Potter has captivated readers of all ages around the world. Selling more than 400 million copies, and adapted into highly successful feature films, the stories have attracted both cr…

  • Feminist Theatre and Theory

    Feminist Theatre and Theory

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333615515

    In the last two decades, feminist theatre has become an exciting and important cultural form. This New Casebook presents twelve essays that illustrate the diversity and depth of the field and that pose key questions about the relations of drama to g…

  • J.R.R. Tolkien

    J.R.R. Tolkien
    av Peter Hunt

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137263995

    J. R. R. Tolkien is arguably the most influential and popular of all fantasy writers. Although his position and status have long been controversial, his popularity has not faded. His best-loved works, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, have sold…

  • J.R.R. Tolkien

    J.R.R. Tolkien
    av Peter Hunt

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137264008

    J. R. R. Tolkien is arguably the most influential and popular of all fantasy writers. Although his position and status have long been controversial, his popularity has not faded. His best-loved works, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, have sold…

  • Shakespeare's Romances

    Shakespeare's Romances
    av Alison Thorne

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333679753

    New Casebook offers a selection of the most lively and innovative contemporary criticism on the four late plays commonly known as Shakespeare's 'Romances': Pericles, Cymbeline, The Winter's Tale and The Tempest. New historicist, Marxist, feminist an…

  • Dracula

    Dracula
    av Glennis Byron

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312218287

    The popular appeal of Bram Stoker's Count Dracula, now over a hundred years old, shows little sign of waning. No other monster has endured and proliferated in quite the same way--even if we now seem to prefer interviewing, rather than staking, our v…

  • Villette

    Villette
    av Pauline Nestor

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333551387

    The Villette New Casebook collects a selection of the most important contributions to the study of Villette in the last twenty years from critics such as Kate Millett, Terry Eagleton, Mary Jacobus, Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar. It offers a range o…

  • Dubliners

    Dubliners

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333777701

    James Joyce's Dubliners is one of the most studied collections of short stories in the world. Perplexing and innovative in technique, Joyce wanted Dubliners to be a 'chapter in the moral history of my country'. This New Casebook brings together a ra…

  • Dubliners

    Dubliners

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333777695

    James Joyce's Dubliners is one of the most studied collections of short stories in the world. Perplexing and innovative in technique, Joyce wanted Dubliners to be a 'chapter in the moral history of my country'. This New Casebook brings together a ra…

  • The Tempest

    The Tempest

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333644416

    The Tempest has not only generated many creative adaptations in drama, poetry, novels and films, but it has also proved a testing ground for virtually all the new literary theories available. This selection gives examples from cultural studies, femi…

  • The Tempest

    The Tempest

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333644423

    The Tempest has not only generated many creative adaptations in drama, poetry, novels and films, but it has also proved a testing ground for virtually all the new literary theories available. This selection gives examples from cultural studies, femi…

  • Chaucer

    Chaucer
    av Valerie Allen

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333565032

    Over the last few decades, literary criticism has come increasingly to consider its relation to politics, socio-economics, gender, psychoanalysis, language and cultural values. Chaucer's most popular and widely-studied work, The Canterbury Tales, bo…

  • Robert Cormier

    Robert Cormier

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230313323

    This compelling New Casebook is the first essay collection devoted to the work of groundbreaking American author Robert Cormier. Written by a team of international children's literature experts, the volume offers a variety of critical and theoretica…

  • Robert Cormier

    Robert Cormier

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230313316

    This compelling New Casebook is the first essay collection devoted to the work of groundbreaking American author Robert Cormier. Written by a team of international children's literature experts, the volume offers a variety of critical and theoretica…

  • Bleak House

    Bleak House

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333658598

    It is in Bleak House that Dickens the realist and Dickens the modernist are often thought to meet. In the two intertwined but separate narratives, one from a woman's perspective and the other forming, arguably, the first detective novel in English,…

  • Othello

    Othello

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333633571

    With its focus on gender, power, race, sexuality, and violence, Othello is an important site for new critical approaches to the study of Shakespeare's works. Both criticism and culture are represented in this collection of recent essays which provid…

  • Othello

    Othello

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333633564

    With its focus on gender, power, race, sexuality, and violence, Othello is an important site for new critical approaches to the study of Shakespeare's works. Both criticism and culture are represented in this collection of recent essays which provid…

  • Coleridge, Keats and Shelley

    Coleridge, Keats and Shelley
    av Peter Kitson

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333608906

    This volume offers a comprehensive selection of contemporary criticism of three great Romantic poets, ranging from traditional literary scholarship through historicist, feminist, structuralist and poststructuralist readings. Kitson's substantial int…

  • Tess of the d'Urbervilles

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333545850

    Thomas Hardy has long been critically constructed as 'poet of Wessex' and 'novelist of Character and Environment'. This volume offers to deconstruct such a mythic 'Hardy' in selecting contemporary critical essays which re-present Tess from very diff…

  • Waiting for Godot and Endgame

    Waiting for Godot and Endgame
    av Steven Connor

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333546031

    This text gathers together interpretations of Beckett's best-known plays, illustrating a range of theoretical approaches from deconstruction to reader-response theory, psychoanalysis and feminism. Included, as well, is an introduction by Steven Conn…

  • David Almond

    David Almond
    av Rosemary Johnston

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137301154

    David Almond is one of the most exciting and innovative authors writing for children and young people today. Since the publication of his award-winning first book, Skellig (1998), his novels have pushed the boundaries of children's literature and ma…

  • David Almond

    David Almond
    av Rosemary Johnston

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137301161

    David Almond is one of the most exciting and innovative authors writing for children and young people today. Since the publication of his award-winning first book, Skellig (1998), his novels have pushed the boundaries of children's literature and ma…

  • Aphra Behn

    Aphra Behn
    av Janet Todd

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333720219

    Aphra Behn's work has always been subject to critical fashion and her literary reputation was only really secured in the closing decade of this century, especially by new historicist and feminist critics. The essays collected here represent the best…

  • Melvin Burgess

    Melvin Burgess
    av Alison Waller

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137262790

    Melvin Burgess has made a powerful name for himself in the world of children's and young adult literature, emerging in the 1990s as the author of over twenty critically acclaimed novels. This collection of original essays by a team of established an…

  • Melvin Burgess

    Melvin Burgess
    av Alison Waller

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137262806

    Melvin Burgess has made a powerful name for himself in the world of children's and young adult literature, emerging in the 1990s as the author of over twenty critically acclaimed novels. This collection of original essays by a team of established an…

  • Sons and Lovers

    Sons and Lovers
    av Rick Rylance

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333549063

    A new collection of modern essays on Lawrence's first major novel representative of both new and classic critical approaches. The essays - by leading critics such as Terry Eagleton, Kate Millett, Frank Kermode, John Goode and Paul Delany - explore a…

  • Mrs Dalloway and to the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf

    Mrs Dalloway and to the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf
    av Susan Reid

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333541425

    Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse have often been described as 'poetic' and 'difficult'. The essays in this book show how attentive readers can follow their stories and relate them directly to the 'real' world. Some work out 'who speaks'. Some expl…

  • Middlemarch

    Middlemarch
    av John Peck

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333541401

    Middlemarch, by common consent one of the most important novels in English, has always stimulated outstanding criticism. Over the past twenty years or so, it has also become a favourite novel for consideration by critics wishing to develop and explo…

  • Virginia Woolf

    Virginia Woolf
    av James Acheson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137430823

    This collection of original essays on Virginia Woolf by leading scholars in the field opens up new debates on the work of one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century. The collection also looks at some of Woolf's own essays, discussing he…

  • Virginia Woolf

    Virginia Woolf
    av James Acheson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137430816

    This collection of original essays on Virginia Woolf by leading scholars in the field opens up new debates on the work of one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century. The collection also looks at some of Woolf's own essays, discussing he…

  • Sense and Sensibility & Pride and Prejudice

    Sense and Sensibility & Pride and Prejudice
    av Robert Clarke

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333550175

    This volume offers a selection of important contemporary criticism on two of Jane Austen's most popular and widely-studied novels, Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. The volume includes recent essays from Alastair Duckworth, Marilyn Butl…

  • Sense and Sensibility & Pride and Prejudice

    Sense and Sensibility & Pride and Prejudice
    av Robert Clarke

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333550168

    This volume offers a selection of important contemporary criticism on two of Jane Austen's most popular and widely-studied novels, Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. The volume includes recent essays from Alastair Duckworth, Marilyn Butl…

  • Medieval English Literature

    Medieval English Literature
    av Beatrice Fannon

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137469595

    This volume brings together a wide range of original, scholarly essays on key figures and topics in medieval literature by leading academics. The volume examines the major authors such as Chaucer, Langland and the Gawain Poet, and covers key topics…

  • Medieval English Literature

    Medieval English Literature
    av Beatrice Fannon

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137469588

    This volume brings together a wide range of original, scholarly essays on key figures and topics in medieval literature by leading academics. The volume examines the major authors such as Chaucer, Langland and the Gawain Poet, and covers key topics…

  • Antony and Cleopatra

    Antony and Cleopatra
    av John Drakakis

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333555323

    A wide-ranging selection from the most recent criticism of Antony and Cleopatra, beginning with seminal work from the 1950s onwards, and culminating in a series of radical reappraisals of the play's content, form, and appeal to modern readers. Repre…

  • Antony and Cleopatra

    Antony and Cleopatra
    av John Drakakis

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333555316

    A wide-ranging selection from the most recent criticism of Antony and Cleopatra, beginning with seminal work from the 1950s onwards, and culminating in a series of radical reappraisals of the play's content, form, and appeal to modern readers. Repre…

  • Wordsworth

    Wordsworth
    av John Williams

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333549049

    This volume offers a selection of criticism from Geoffrey Hartman's work of the mid 1960s through Marxist, historicist, structuralist and post-structuralist readings, all of which reflect the implications of the cultural and political changes in the…

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333601976

    This new casebook on A Midsummer Night's Dream traces the response of critical theory to a play peculiarly informed by modern preoccupations: imagination, representation and power, sexual repression and subjective transformation, patriarchal society…

  • The Turn of the Screw and What Maisie Knew

    The Turn of the Screw and What Maisie Knew
    av Neil Cornwell

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333684801

    After one hundred years, critical production on The Turn of the Screw shows no sign of abating. A long-standing controversy over the 'reality' or otherwise of the ghosts has given way to a general recognition of textual ambiguity, and recent develop…

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations
    av Roger Sell

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333546079

    Ever since Edmund Wilson's Dickens: the Two Scrooges, one of the hallmarks of Dickens criticism has been a disturbing kind of socio-psychological probing, with insights nowadays being drawn from poststructuralist and feminist thought. At the same ti…

  • Emma

    Emma
    av David Monaghan

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333552797

    This text offers a challenge to critics informed by new theories about the essential indeterminacy of language and hence literature. Nevertheless, post-structuralist methodologies have played an increasingly important part in studies of "Emma" durin…

  • C.S. Lewis

    C.S. Lewis
    av Michelle Abate

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230301252

    Beginning with the publication of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in 1950 and concluding with the appearance of The Last Battle in 1956, C. S. Lewis's seven-book series chronicling the adventures of a group of young people in the fictional land…

  • C.S. Lewis

    C.S. Lewis
    av Michelle Abate

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230301245

    Beginning with the publication of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in 1950 and concluding with the appearance of The Last Battle in 1956, C. S. Lewis's seven-book series chronicling the adventures of a group of young people in the fictional land…

  • Dylan Thomas

    Dylan Thomas

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333803950

    A collection of essays on one of the twentieth century's most popular yet critically neglected authors, this book explores the full range of Thomas's work. It uses approaches - such as marxism, feminism and deconstruction - previously neglected by c…

  • George Orwell

    George Orwell

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333679784

    From a public school education, to service with the Imperial Police in Burma, to life as a tramp on the streets of Paris and London and action in the Spanish Civil War, George Orwell has remained an enigmatic figure; a man whose literary legacy is s…

  • Macbeth

    Macbeth
    av Alan Sinfield

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333544433

    A new collection of recent essays by the most important scholars, critics and theorists of today, with a lively and accessible introduction by Alan Sinfield. In diverse ways, Macbeth is approached as a play where provocative ideas about gender langu…

  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333747810

    As one of the world's greatest love stories Romeo and Juliet continues to excite new theatre-goers, readers and film-goers. Its depiction of tragic lovers strikes a chord in each generation of young people, and seems to speak in their own idiom. As…

  • John Fowles

    John Fowles
    av James Acheson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230348059

    This vibrant collection of original essays sheds new light on all of Fowles' writings, with a special focus on The French Lieutenant's Woman as the most widely studied of Fowles' works. The impressive cast of contributors offers an outstanding range…

  • John Fowles

    John Fowles
    av James Acheson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230348066

    This vibrant collection of original essays sheds new light on all of Fowles' writings, with a special focus on The French Lieutenant's Woman as the most widely studied of Fowles' works. The impressive cast of contributors offers an outstanding range…

  • Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness, The Secret Agent and Nostromo

    Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness, The Secret Agent and Nostromo

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333601709

    This new collection of essays on key Conrad texts - Heart of Darkness, Nostromo and The Secret Agent - will help students to assess the different critical and theoretical approaches which have emerged over the past thirty years. These approaches inc…

  • Marlowe

    Marlowe
    av Avraham Oz

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333624999

    Christopher Marlowe is known not only as Shakespeare's most notable contemporary playwright, but also as one of the most intriguing figures of the English Renaissance. The mystery of his death in a fray at the age of 29 has inspired writers around t…

  • Marlowe

    Marlowe
    av Avraham Oz

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333624982

    Christopher Marlowe is known not only as Shakespeare's most notable contemporary playwright, but also as one of the most intriguing figures of the English Renaissance. The mystery of his death in a fray at the age of 29 has inspired writers around t…

  • Shakespeare on Film

    Shakespeare on Film

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312214487

    This collection of contemporary criticism highlights the ways in which recent discussion of Shakespeare on film has drawn upon the theoretical perspectives of Marxism, feminism, psychoanalysis and post-structuralism, generating a radical reappraisal…

  • Roald Dahl

    Roald Dahl
    av Ann Alston

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230283619

    Roald Dahl is one of the world's best-loved authors. More than twenty years after his death, his books are still highly popular with children and have inspired numerous feature films - yet he remains a controversial figure. This volume, the first co…

  • Roald Dahl

    Roald Dahl
    av Ann Alston

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230283602

    Roald Dahl is one of the world's best-loved authors. More than twenty years after his death, his books are still highly popular with children and have inspired numerous feature films - yet he remains a controversial figure. This volume, the first co…

  • The Mill on the Floss and Silas Marner

    The Mill on the Floss and Silas Marner
    av Nahem Yousaf

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333728055

    This New Casebook explores the enduring significance of George Eliot's novels The Mill on the Floss (1860) and Silas Marner (1861). Eliot's radical cultural politics and the arrestingly original fictional strategies that characterise two of her most…

  • The Mill on the Floss and Silas Marner

    The Mill on the Floss and Silas Marner
    av Nahem Yousaf

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333728048

    This New Casebook explores the enduring significance of George Eliot's novels The Mill on the Floss (1860) and Silas Marner (1861). Eliot's radical cultural politics and the arrestingly original fictional strategies that characterise two of her most…

  • Shakespeare, Feminism and Gender

    Shakespeare, Feminism and Gender
    av Kate Chedgzoy

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333716519

    Over the last quarter-century, feminist criticism of Shakespeare has greatly expanded and enriched the range of interpretations of the Shakespearean texts, their original historical location, and subsequent reinterpretation. Characteristically it we…

  • Shakespeare, Feminism and Gender

    Shakespeare, Feminism and Gender
    av Kate Chedgzoy

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333716526

    Over the last quarter-century, feminist criticism of Shakespeare has greatly expanded and enriched the range of interpretations of the Shakespearean texts, their original historical location, and subsequent reinterpretation. Characteristically it we…

  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre
    av Heather Glen

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333622469

    Overlooked or dismissed by critics in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Jane Eyre first began to attract serious critical attention in the 1970s as New Critical, formalist and feminist critics began to re-evaluate Charlotte Bronte's achi…

  • Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost
    av John Milton, William Zunder, John Milton

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312218591

    Paradise Lost is the greatest work of one of the most acclaimed poets in English literature. It has had a profound influence on Western culture, and has attracted a vast amount of critical commentary of every sort. First published in 1968, Alastair…

  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar
    av Richard Wilson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333754672

    Julius Caesar: A New Casebook provides students and academics with a selection of important essays by leading contemporary critics on Shakespeare's first "Globe" play. New historicist, feminist, psychoanalytic and Marxist readings of the tragedy hav…

  • Shakespeare's History Plays

    Shakespeare's History Plays

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333549025

    This New Casebook on Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy (Richard II, Henry IV Parts I and II and Henry V) is an anthropology of contemporary criticism, all produced within the last twenty years, most within the last ten. It aims to problemati…

  • The Rainbow and Women in Love

    The Rainbow and Women in Love
    av Gary Day

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333736654

    D. H. Lawrence's power as a writer, his passionate exploration of male and female relations, and his instinctive recoil from the emotional straitjacket of modernity make him a prophet of our time. This essential volume brings together the best conte…

  • The Rainbow and Women in Love

    The Rainbow and Women in Love
    av Gary Day

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333736661

    D. H. Lawrence's power as a writer, his passionate exploration of male and female relations, and his instinctive recoil from the emotional straitjacket of modernity make him a prophet of our time. This essential volume brings together the best conte…

  • Ted Hughes

    Ted Hughes
    av Terry Gifford

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137301123

    This innovative casebook introduces readers to wide-ranging critical dialogue about the work of Ted Hughes, one of the most popular and influential British poets of the twentieth century. In twelve new essays, international authorities on Hughes exa…

  • Ted Hughes

    Ted Hughes
    av Terry Gifford

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137301116

    This innovative casebook introduces readers to wide-ranging critical dialogue about the work of Ted Hughes, one of the most popular and influential British poets of the twentieth century. In twelve new essays, international authorities on Hughes exa…

  • Dracula

    Dracula

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333716168

    The popular appeal of Bram Stoker's Count Dracula, now over a hundred years old, shows little sign of waning. No other monster has endured, and proliferated, in quite the same way - even if we now seem to prefer interviewing, rather than staking, ou…

  • Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights
    av Emily Bronte

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333545959

    Every critical theory in the last twenty years has, it seems, cut its teeth on Wuthering Heights, and the New Casebook on Wuthering Heights includes essays of major importance from positions including liberal humanism, psychoanalysis, deconstruction…