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  • Images of the Hunter in American Life and Literature

    Images of the Hunter in American Life and Literature
    av Lynda Wolfe Coupe

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820445557

    The hunter figure appears in a variety of American literary texts and cultural contexts from colonial times to the present. Initially, he reflects rebellion against European aristocracy and then the growing independent spirit of the new nation. His…

  • Hunter of Themes

    Hunter of Themes
    av Karen Link Rosenflanz

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820461519

    The phantasmagoric short stories and satirical novellas of the Russian modernist Sigizmund Krzizanovskij (1887-1950) are a unique amalgam of verbal pyrotechnics, scientific erudition, and philosophical contemplation. This book examines how the raw m…

  • History and Utopian Disillusion

    History and Utopian Disillusion
    av Jun Young Lee

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820486420

    Canonical but controversial works of radical modernism, John Dos Passos' novels continue to intrigue readers and challenge literary critics with their unique styles and provocative messages. This book offers an insightful and refreshing perspective…

  • Early British Romanticism, the Frankfurt School, and French Post-Structuralism

    Early British Romanticism, the Frankfurt School, and French Post-Structuralism
    av David Beran

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820445304

    "Early British Romanticism, the Frankfurt School, and French Post-Structuralism" examines the topics of the Enlightenment - the failure of revolution, the critique of the Enlightenment, and the sublimation of the political into the aesthetic - as th…

  • The Island Motif in the Fiction of L. M. Montgomery, Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Other Canadian Women Novelists

    The Island Motif in the Fiction of L. M. Montgomery, Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Other Canadian Women Novelists
    av Theodore F. Sheckels

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820467924

    Islands, both literal and figurative, recur in fiction authored by many prominent Canadian women writers. Using a critical lens based on Northrop Frye and Julia Kristeva, this book closely examines fourteen novels by eight twentieth-century authors,…

  • Oral and Written Narratives and Cultural Identity

    Oral and Written Narratives and Cultural Identity

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820488615

    This interdisciplinary volume centers on the interrelations of storytelling and various manifestations of cultural identity, from written to oral and from autobiographical to regional and national. Indigenous storytelling, as well as storytelling fo…

  • The Frontier Roots of American Realism

    The Frontier Roots of American Realism
    av Gretchen Martin

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820488110

    In the antebellum South, the « plain folk maintained social norms, ideals of honor, justice, gender, and liberty that were significantly distinct from town and planter gentility, and the humorists of the Old South captured this important distinction…

  • Aftermyths

    Aftermyths
    av Robert Eisenhauer

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820486970

    Aftermyths investigates fault-lines in literary and visual representation from 1870 to the early twentieth century as they range from a faux essentialism, often with ethnic overtones, to a « cadence of decadence reflecting the dissensions of moderni…

  • Body Language

    Body Language
    av Julia Goesser Assaiante

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433115967

    Body Language: Corporeality, Subjectivity, and Language in Johann Georg Hamann addresses the centrality of sensual perception to the constitution of subjectivity and the resulting relationship between subjectivity and language in the work of Johann…

  • August Strindberg Und Das Expressionistische Stationendrama

    August Strindberg Und Das Expressionistische Stationendrama
    av Johannes F. Evelein

    Inbunden - 1996 - Tyska - ISBN: 9780820426129

    Dieses Buch setzt sich zum Ziel, August Strindbergs formale Erneuerungen, die zur Entstehung des Stationendramas fuehrten, anhand einer Analyse der Dramen Strindbergs Nach Damaskus I und Die grosse Landstrasse zu demonstrieren. Ueberdies erstrebt di…

  • Silko, Morrison, and Roth

    Silko, Morrison, and Roth
    av Naomi R Rand

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820439495

  • Before the Sun Has Set

    Before the Sun Has Set
    av John Lawrence Darretta

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820481661

    This detailed analysis of the theme of retribution is a key to understanding the fiction of Flannery O'Connor. An idea central to the Bible, Dante, and Chaucer - one is paid back for the evil one does or for failure to do good - retribution expresse…

  • Irritable Bodies and Postmodern Subjects in Pynchon, Puig, Volponi

    Irritable Bodies and Postmodern Subjects in Pynchon, Puig, Volponi
    av Giorgio Mobili

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820497136

    Irritable Bodies and Postmodern Subjects in Pynchon, Puig, Volponi examines the recurrence of violent body figuration in the fiction of Pynchon, Puig, and Volponi, and also in the fiction of several other postmodern authors who published their liter…

  • Heinrich Heine and Giacomo Leopardi

    Heinrich Heine and Giacomo Leopardi
    av Delia Fabbroni-Giannotti Nisbet

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820441528

    For quite some time critics have been intrigued by the unique rhetorical strategies of Heinrich Heine's and Giacomo Leopardi's narratives. This book breaks new ground in the field of Heine and Leopardi scholarship by providing a critical analysis of…

  • Will and Representation

    Will and Representation
    av Bernhard Radloff

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820427171

    The -Theatrum Mundi- of Melville's thought investigated in this work signifies the representational space of modern subjectivity, which posits a -world- of value for itself. The representational theatre of the will manifests itself through the gover…

  • Recognition: The Poetics of Narrative

    Recognition: The Poetics of Narrative

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433102561

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays advances the study of anagnorisis ("recognition"), a quintessential concept in Aristotelian poetics. This book explores narrative structure and epistemology by examining how anagnorisis works in narrative…

  • Mythic Paradigms in Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts

    Mythic Paradigms in Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts
    av Robert Eisenhauer

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820472522

    "Mythic Paradigms in Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts" approaches literary and visual texts from the perspective of Hesperian identification and representation. Included is the first translation into English of Fichte's "Supplement of 1801," a d…

  • American Dream Visions

    American Dream Visions
    av Deborah Davis Schlacks

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820422466

    This fascinating book breaks new ground by examining the influence of Chaucer's dream visions on American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. In so doing, it raises important questions about periodization, genre, and gender issues. Besides offering much bio…

  • The Role of Political and Sexual Identity in the Works of Klaus Mann

    The Role of Political and Sexual Identity in the Works of Klaus Mann
    av James Robert Keller

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820449067

    This critical study attempts to determine the role of sexual and political identity in Klaus Mann's works. By examining such recurrent thematic patterns as the work of art as progeny, supernatural births, the image of the writer as soldier and monk,…

  • Text in the Natural World

    Text in the Natural World
    av Laurence A. Gregorio

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433137716

    The study of literature has expanded to include an evolutionary perspective. Its premise is that the literary text and literature as an overarching institution came into existence as a product of the same evolutionary process that gave rise to the h…

  • Catullan Mediations and Other Essays

    Catullan Mediations and Other Essays
    av Robert Eisenhauer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433113499

    Examining the lyrical pathology of love and abuse in a series of disseminative contexts, Catullan Mediations and Other Essays premises itself on the notion that Catullus matters to modernity the way Vergil, Cicero, or Ovid matter to earlier literary…

  • Seven Essays

    Seven Essays
    av Abdulla M. Al-Dabbagh

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433132919

    In Seven Essays: Studies in Literature, Drama, and Film, Abdulla Al-Dabbagh's unique approach to literary and cultural issues succeeds in casting new light on these subjects, revealing innovative fields of research and investigation. Expressed in hi…

  • Scheherazade's Daughters

    Scheherazade's Daughters
    av Barbara Bennett

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433118715

    Scheherazade, the storyteller of 1001 Arabian Nights, recounts stories literally to save her people, and in Scheherazade's Daughters, Barbara Bennett explores how contemporary female authors attempt to save their own world by telling compelling stor…

  • Journeys and Journals

    Journeys and Journals
    av Carol Allen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433132032

    Using literary criticism, theory, and sociohistoric data, this book brings into conversation black migrations with mystery novels by African American women, novels which explore fully the psychic, economic, and spiritual impact of mass migratory mov…

  • The Fate of Translation

    The Fate of Translation
    av Robert Eisenhauer

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820463438

    With two essays devoted to Wordsworth, "The Fate of Translation" reframes the discussion of Hesperian aesthetics initiated in Robert Eisenhauer's "Mythic Paradigms, " suggesting how the question of translation poses itself at the crossing of textual…

  • Karin Michaelis

    Karin Michaelis
    av Merete von Eyben

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820458342

    Karin Michaelis was an internationally known and acclaimed author whose progressive insights into women's psyche and behavior are as valid today as they were at the time of publication. This book explores her use of incest as a metaphor for the oppr…

  • First Encounters in French and German Prose Fiction, 1830-1883

    First Encounters in French and German Prose Fiction, 1830-1883
    av Sima Kappeler

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820427812

    First encounters are intense and often decisive moments both in life and literature. This study analyzes nineteenth-century French and German texts by comparing six representative scenes of first encounters and their implications. The close readings…

  • Gesher

    Gesher
    av Olga Gershenson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820476155

  • Rewriting Texts Remaking Images

    Rewriting Texts Remaking Images

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433109713

    The twenty-four essays in Rewriting Texts Remaking Images: Interdisciplinary Perspectives examine the complex relationships between original creative works and subsequent versions of these originals, from both theoretical and pragmatic perspectives.…

  • Inversion of Revolutionary Ideals

    Inversion of Revolutionary Ideals
    av Huimin Chen

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820437187

    The dialectical principle of Hegel's theory of tragedy exposes the tragic essence of revolution: the totalized claims of revolutionary ideas contradict their particularized results. Dr. Chen's analysis of Georg Buchner's "Dantons Tod," Ernst Toller'…

  • Parables of Disfiguration

    Parables of Disfiguration
    av Robert Eisenhauer

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820478876

    "Parables of Disfiguration" examines literary and cinematic texts from the Romantic period forward, offering fresh perspectives on the vicissitudes of reason and excess - seen as moments leading to a seizure by sophia (wisdom). Reading canonical wor…

  • Ode Consciousness

    Ode Consciousness
    av Robert Eisenhauer

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433107337

    Ode Consciousness examines a preeminent literary form in its three-thousand-year history, navigating between philosophy and literature, offering cross-cultural perspectives on a poetic logic informed by polar intensities of sensuous cognition. Makin…

  • Antigone's Daughters

    Antigone's Daughters
    av Marta L. Wilkinson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433102820

    Antigone's Daughters presents various readings of the classical myth of Antigone as interpreted through modern feminist and psychoanalytic literary theories. Topics such as femininity, education, and establishing selfhood amidst the restrictions of…

  • Essays on the Modern Identity

    Essays on the Modern Identity

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820449005

    "Essays on the Modern Identity" selectively represents the developing understanding of the modern self from the time of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) to the present. This volume contextualizes the late-twentieth-century crisis of the self by exp…

  • Literature and Error

    Literature and Error

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433136993

    Literature and Error comprises a series of essays by French scholars who seek to lay down the foundations of a theory that would argue for the productivity of errors and mistakes in literary works. While the "necessity of errors" has repeatedly been…

  • Casting Off the Shackles of Family

    Casting Off the Shackles of Family
    av Shuei-may Chang

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820433448

    Nora, a character from Henrik Ibsen's play "A Doll House," was a model for liberal-thinking Chinese women during the May Fourth Era of the 1920s and 1930s. Nora-like figures appeared often in modern Chinese literature to illustrate the issue of wome…

  • John Barth and Postmodernism

    John Barth and Postmodernism
    av Berndt Clavier

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820463858

    John Barth's eminence as a postmodernist is indisputable. However, much of the criticism dealing with his work is prompted by his own theories of -exhaustion- and subsequent -replenishment, - leaving his writing relatively untouched by theories of p…

  • Becoming Fiction

    Becoming Fiction
    av Olivia Gabor-Peirce

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433135262

    Becoming Fiction: Reassessing Atheism in Durrenmatt's Stoffe sets forth a clarification of the importance of Friedrich Durrenmatt, modern Swiss dramatist, essayist, novelist and self-proclaimed atheist (1921-1990), and offers new insights into the w…

  • The Moral World of "Billy Budd"

    The Moral World of "Billy Budd"
    av Russell Weaver

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433123535

    The Moral World of Billy Budd sees the novel not as inviting us to choose between the testament of acceptance and the testament of resistance, those views that, respectively, support and critique Captain Vere but rather as challenging us to experien…

  • Saying Yes at Lightning

    Saying Yes at Lightning
    av Kevin O'Brien

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820439570

    Saying Yes at Lightning explores how four poets - Gerard Manley Hopkins, H. D., Osip Mandelstam, and William Carlos Williams - use imagery to confront that which is most deeply threatening to them. In showing how risky subject matter is matched by s…

  • Honor, Love, and Isolde in Gottfried's Tristan

    Honor, Love, and Isolde in Gottfried's Tristan
    av Kristine K. Sneeringer

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820455471

    As the concept of the individual arose during the Middle Ages, personal honor evolved from an external attribute to an interior one. This book examines honor in Gottfried's "Tristan" in relation to love, sexuality, the role of the artist, and Isolde…

  • The City

    The City
    av Reinhard H Thum

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820414348

    Before the mid-nineteenth century, the modern industrial metropolis played only a minor role in lyric poetry. In incorporating the new urban reality into their poetry as a physical and mental counterpart to the romantic world of nature, Baudelaire,…

  • Rainer Maria Rilke

    Rainer Maria Rilke
    av Volker Durr

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820474014

    Influenced by Hegel and Nietzsche, and inspired by stays in Italy and France, as well as travels to Russia, Spain, and North Africa, Rainer Maria Rilke nevertheless sought desperately to be original. He rejected all « idees recues, whether they were…

  • Disguise, Deception, Trompe-l'oeil

    Disguise, Deception, Trompe-l'oeil

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433104220

    The essays in Disguise, Deception, Trompe-l'oeil: Interdisciplinary Perspectives investigate the subject of deception and falsehood from various perspectives. Classical, modernist and postmodern texts and art forms, both visual and performative, are…

  • Fanny Lewald

    Fanny Lewald
    av Margaret E. Ward

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820481845

    "Fanny Lewald: Between Rebellion and Renunciation" provides the first comprehensive account in English of the life and work of Fanny Lewald (1811-1889), tracing the way she positioned herself - sometimes precariously - between rebellion and renuncia…

  • The Female Adolescent in Exile in Works by Irina Odoevtseva, Nina Berberova, Irmgard Keun, and Ilse Tielsch

    The Female Adolescent in Exile in Works by Irina Odoevtseva, Nina Berberova, Irmgard Keun, and Ilse Tielsch
    av Xenia Srebrianski Harwell

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820449579

    The condition of exile, a wide-ranging phenomenon of the twentieth century, has been of considerable interest to writers and scholars alike. Focusing on the novels "Izol'da" by Irina Odoevtseva, "Mys bur'" by Nina Berberova, "Kind aller Lander" by I…

  • Heinrich Von Kleist

    Heinrich Von Kleist
    av Erika Berroth

    Inbunden - 2003 - Tyska - ISBN: 9780820449586

    Die Texte Heinrich von Kleists haben bis heute nichts von ihrer Faszination verloren. Diese Studie verschafft Einblicke in das Verhaeltnis von Geschlecht und Erkenntnis in Kleists Erzaehlungen und Dramen. Methoden philosophischer, psychoanalytischer…

  • Youth at War

    Youth at War

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433111099

    Youth at War: Feldpost Letters of a German Boy to His Parents, 1943-1945 is a bilingual (German and English), annotated edition of a large collection of Feldpost letters and postcards written by a German boy between September 1943 and February 1945.…

  • The Motifs and Characters in the Gest Hystoriale of the Destruction of Troy and in the Laud Troy Book

    The Motifs and Characters in the Gest Hystoriale of the Destruction of Troy and in the Laud Troy Book
    av Walter Wilflingseder

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433100123

    Both the alliterative Gest Hystoriale of the Destruction of Troy (c. 1400) and the Laud Troy Book (c. 1400), a metrical romance, deal with the lives and feats of chivalric heroes and place special emphasis on the psychological effects of love. This…

  • Celebrating the Sacred in Ordinary Life

    Celebrating the Sacred in Ordinary Life
    av Tom Absher

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433139796

    This book is an introductory examination of the Hermetic tradition in the Renaissance and how James Joyce made use of certain of its salient features in his four works of fiction: Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Ulysses, and Finn…