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  • Monsters, Law, Crime

    Monsters, Law, Crime

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683930792

    Monsters, Law, Crime, an edited collection composed of essays written by prominent U.S. and international experts in Law, Criminology, Sociology, Anthropology, Communication and Film, constitutes a rigorous attempt to explore fertile interdisciplina…

  • The First Great Awakening

    The First Great Awakening
    av John Howard Smith

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611477160

    The First Great Awakening, an unprecedented surge in Protestant Christian revivalism in the Eighteenth Century, sparked enormous of controversy at the time and has been a source of scholarly debate ever since. Few historians have sought to write a s…

  • The First Great Awakening

    The First Great Awakening
    av John Howard Smith

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611477146

    The First Great Awakening, an unprecedented surge in Protestant Christian revivalism in the Eighteenth Century, sparked enormous of controversy at the time and has been a source of scholarly debate ever since. Few historians have sought to write a s…

  • The Plays of Colley Cibber

    The Plays of Colley Cibber
    av William J. Burling

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611471243

    This volume provides the first new edition of Cibber’s plays since 1777, and the first edition ever published that includes all of his known plays and that incorporates his extensive and often complex revisions. This modern-spelling edition fe…

  • The Unpopular Realism of Vincenzo Padula

    The Unpopular Realism of Vincenzo Padula

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683933328

    The Unpopular Realism of Vincenzo Padula provides a microhistory of life in a Southern Italian province in the decade following Unification and of Vincenzo Padula, who wrote single-handedly from March 1864 to July 1865 — a period when pro-Bour…

  • Avant-Garde Hamlet

    Avant-Garde Hamlet
    av R. S. White

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611478570

    Hamlet stands as a high water mark of canonical art, yet it has equally attracted rebels and experimenters, those avant-garde writers, dramatists, performers, and filmmakers who, in their adaptations and appropriations, seek new ways of expressing i…

  • Avant-Garde Hamlet

    Avant-Garde Hamlet
    av R. S. White

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611478556

    Hamlet stands as a high water mark of canonical art, yet it has equally attracted rebels and experimenters, those avant-garde writers, dramatists, performers, and filmmakers who, in their adaptations and appropriations, seek new ways of expressing i…

  • Reconsidering Longfellow

    Reconsidering Longfellow

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611478686

    Reconsidering Longfellow is the first collection of scholarly essays in several decades devoted entirely to the work and afterlife of the most popular and widely read writer in American literature. The essays, written by a new generation of Longfell…

  • Reconsidering Longfellow

    Reconsidering Longfellow

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611476736

    Reconsidering Longfellow is the first collection of scholarly essays in several decades devoted entirely to the work and afterlife of the most popular and widely read writer in American literature. The essays, written by a new generation of Longfell…

  • The Changing Countryside in Victorian and Edwardian England and Wales

    The Changing Countryside in Victorian and Edwardian England and Wales
    av Pamela Horn

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611470765

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  • Medical Culture in Revolutionary America

    Medical Culture in Revolutionary America
    av Linda Myrsiades

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838641903

    Focusing on doctors' feuds and duels, yellow fever epidemics in Philadelphia, and a court-martial of the medical director of army hospitals in the Revolutionary War, this title is set during a time when American medicine was caught in a period of ca…

  • Death of a Rebel

    Death of a Rebel
    av Scott Donaldson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611476248

    Death of a Rebel tells the story of Charles Andrews Fenton (1919-1960), a charismatic teacher, scholar, and writer who took his own life by jumping from the top of the Washington Duke Hotel in Durham, North Carolina. At the time he was apparently at…

  • Death of a Rebel

    Death of a Rebel
    av Scott Donaldson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611474930

    Death of a Rebel tells the story of Charles Andrews Fenton (1919-1960), a charismatic teacher, scholar, and writer who took his own life by jumping from the top of the Washington Duke Hotel in Durham, North Carolina. At the time he was apparently at…

  • Contemporary Italian Diversity in Critical and Fictional Narratives

    Contemporary Italian Diversity in Critical and Fictional Narratives

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683933144

    Contemporary Italian Diversity in Critical and Fictional Narratives is about identity—individual and national—and belonging. Also, it is an affirmation of diversity. Its editors have brought together articles by scholars analyzing the li…

  • Avenging Lincoln?s Death

    Avenging Lincoln?s Death
    av Thomas J. Reed

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611478297

    Avenging Lincoln’s Death: The Trial of John Wilkes Booth’s Accomplices is an examination of the 1865 military commission trial of eight alleged accomplices of John Wilkes Booth, the assassin who murdered President Abraham Lincoln. The bo…

  • Avenging Lincoln?s Death

    Avenging Lincoln?s Death
    av Thomas J. Reed

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611478273

    Avenging Lincoln’s Death: The Trial of John Wilkes Booth’s Accomplices is an examination of the 1865 military commission trial of eight alleged accomplices of John Wilkes Booth, the assassin who murdered President Abraham Lincoln. The bo…

  • Giacomo Leopardi?s Search For a Common Life Through Poetry

    Giacomo Leopardi?s Search For a Common Life Through Poetry
    av Frank Rosengarten

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611475050

    This book traces the life of Giacomo Leopardi by examining four different yet interrelated aspects: his social origins and class in relation to his evolving conception of nobility; the mixture of idealism and misogynism in his attitude toward women…

  • The Italian Gothic and Fantastic

    The Italian Gothic and Fantastic

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611473537

    This volume investigates modes of the reception, rewriting, and appropriation of the gothic and the fantastic in Italy in the late nineteenth century and the second half of the twentieth century. It articulates the ways in which Italian writers both…

  • Evelyn Waugh?s Satire

    Evelyn Waugh?s Satire
    av Naomi Milthorpe

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611478747

    Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966) is one of the twentieth century’s great prose stylists and the author of a suite of devastating satires on modern English life, from his first unforgettably funny novel Decline and Fall, to his last work of ficti…

  • Evelyn Waugh?s Satire

    Evelyn Waugh?s Satire
    av Naomi Milthorpe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611478761

    Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966) is one of the twentieth century’s great prose stylists and the author of a suite of devastating satires on modern English life, from his first unforgettably funny novel Decline and Fall, to his last work of ficti…

  • Reading Barbara Pym

    Reading Barbara Pym
    av Deborah Donato

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611473308

    By closely reading the text of four of Pym’s novels, Some Tame Gazelle, Quartet in Autumn, Excellent Women, and Jane and Prudence, with a unique sensitivity and respect, this book demonstrates at the level of narrative the deceptive power of P…

  • Music in the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Music in the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald
    av Anthony J. Berret

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611478327

    Music in the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald illustrates and analyzes the ways in which Fitzgerald integrated music with literature through his entire writing career, from his early Triangle Club lyrics to his later Hollywood screenplays, but most sign…

  • Music in the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Music in the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald
    av Anthony J. Berret

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611475685

    Music in the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald illustrates and analyzes the ways in which Fitzgerald integrated music with literature through his entire writing career, from his early Triangle Club lyrics to his later Hollywood screenplays, but most sign…

  • Writing for Inclusion

    Writing for Inclusion
    av Karen Ruth Kornweibel

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683930976

    Writing for Inclusion is a study of some of the ways the idea of national identity developed in the nineteenth century in two neighboring nations, Cuba and The United States. The book examines symbolic, narrative, and sociological commonalities in t…

  • Writing for Inclusion

    Writing for Inclusion
    av Karen Ruth Kornweibel

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683930990

    Writing for Inclusion is a study of some of the ways the idea of national identity developed in the nineteenth century in two neighboring nations, Cuba and The United States. The book examines symbolic, narrative, and sociological commonalities in t…

  • Between History and Romance

    Between History and Romance
    av Pere Gifra-Adroher

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611471878

    Combining biographical data with recent theoretical studies on travel writing, Between History and Romance unravels the conventions, voices, discourses, and gender issues embedded in some American travel texts on Spain produced in the early nineteen…

  • 'True Jersey Blues'

    'True Jersey Blues'
    av Dominick Mazzagetti

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611470024

    Lucien A. Voorhees and William Mackenzie Thompson left Flemington, New Jersey, in high spirits in September 1862 as enlisted men in the 15th New Jersey Regiment to join the fight for the Union. They expected to do their duty and return home victorio…

  • Violence, the Arts and Willa Cather

    Violence, the Arts and Willa Cather

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611473728

    From her childhood explorations with vivisection through her adult sense that human life was characterized by cyclical encounters with death and disaster, Willa Cather was devoted to making art in the face of violence. Twenty-three critics contribut…

  • Europe, Globalization, and the Coming of the Universal Caliphate

    Europe, Globalization, and the Coming of the Universal Caliphate
    av Bat Ye'or

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611474923

    The scope and the theme of the book is to analyze the modern political trends and strategies that are leading to major changes in Western civilization, America included, since the OIC strategy targets America also. Learning from the European experie…

  • Europe, Globalization, and the Coming of the Universal Caliphate

    Europe, Globalization, and the Coming of the Universal Caliphate
    av Bat Ye'or

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611474459

    Europe, Globalization, and the Coming Universal Caliphate analyzes the modern political trends and strategies that are leading to major changes in Western civilization, America included, since the OIC strategy targets America also. Learning from the…

  • Antifascisms Cultural Politics in Italy, 1943-46

    Antifascisms Cultural Politics in Italy, 1943-46
    av David Ward

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838636763

    This is an in-depth analysis of three of the most crucial years in twentieth-century Italian history: 1943-46. Antifascisms offers a thorough survey of the personalities and positions that enacted and informed the decisions taken in this phase of mo…

  • Alas! What Brought Thee Hither?

    Alas! What Brought Thee Hither?
    av Arthur Bonner

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611471380

    This is the first iconographic history of the Chinese in New York. The history of immigrants who left scant records of their struggle to survive in a society in which the Chinese were reviled as angerous, opium soaked, and unassimilable is recounted…

  • A Poetics of Resistance

    A Poetics of Resistance
    av David Ward

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838635858

    This work examines the writings of this Italian poet, novelist, filmmaker, theorist, and dramaturge, directing attention to this neglected area of study by focusing on the question of narrative form that invests all of Pasolini's writings.

  • Chilean Theatre, 1973-1985

    Chilean Theatre, 1973-1985
    av Catherine M. Boyle

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611470888

    The 1973 military coup in Chile brought a period of censorship to the theater, followed in 1976 by the presentation of new plays with overt reference to contemporary problems, which opened an extremely productive period. This work explores the predo…

  • James Boswell

    James Boswell

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611473858

    This book draws upon letters, diaries, memoirs, book reviews, and newspaper articles to present a picture of James Boswell from the vantage point of those who knew him best. We hear what family, friends, rivals, critics, and satirists thought of the…

  • Urban Religion and the Second Great Awakening

    Urban Religion and the Second Great Awakening
    av Terry D. Bilhartz

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611470758

    This book explores the varied terrain of religious activity in early national Baltimore. It examines the development and consequences of the voluntary church system in one urban center during the ferment and change of the formative age for American…

  • Novel Histories

    Novel Histories
    av Lisa Kasmer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611476255

    Novel Histories: British Women Writing History, 1760–1830 argues that British women’s history and historical fiction in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries changed not only the shape but also the political significance of…

  • Elfriede Jelinek

    Elfriede Jelinek

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611473704

    This volume is meant to introduce Elfriede Jelinek's diverse body of writing to the English-speaking public. Moreover, this collection of essays is not only of interest to scholars but also to teachers and students of literature alike. Fourteen scho…

  • Durrell and the City

    Durrell and the City
    av Donald P. Kaczvinsky

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611474534

    Durrell and the City commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The Alexandria Quartet with a collection of fourteen new essays by a group of international scholars and critics. The collection provides a critical consideration of Du…

  • Nature Of True Virtue

    Nature Of True Virtue
    av James Duban

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838638880

    This study details the compatibility of ideas between Jonathan Edwards and Emanuel Swedenborg that helped forge the theological socialism of Henry James Sr. Duban demonstrates how a forgotten newspaper exchange between the elder James and Unitarian…

  • The Hieroglyph of Tradition

    The Hieroglyph of Tradition
    av Angelika Rauch

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611471861

    This book argues that tradition is not dissociable from processes of self-consciousness involving our capacity to situate ourselves in a world that includes a rich legacy of predecessors and precedents. It explores how language, the body, experience…

  • Sentimentalism in Nineteenth-Century America

    Sentimentalism in Nineteenth-Century America

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611476057

    Sentimentalism emerged in eighteenth-century Europe as a moral philosophy founded on the belief that individuals are able to form relationships and communities because they can, by an effort of the imagination, understand one another’s feeling…

  • Sentimentalism in Nineteenth-Century America

    Sentimentalism in Nineteenth-Century America

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611478310

    Sentimentalism emerged in eighteenth-century Europe as a moral philosophy founded on the belief that individuals are able to form relationships and communities because they can, by an effort of the imagination, understand one another’s feeling…

  • Baron Dominique

    Baron Dominique
    av Judith Nowinski

    Inbunden - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838674703

    Takes a scholarly approach to bring Denon to life and to the attention of contemporary readers. To make his acquaintance is to recapture the aristocracy and the world of art and letters at the turn of the 19th century in several European capitals.

  • Experimental Fictions

    Experimental Fictions
    av Tullio Pagano

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611471564

    Experimental Fictions constitutes the first serious attempt to explore the relationship between the two authors’ writing by challenging many traditional assumptions about Zola’s and Verga’s fictions. The author combines a close rea…

  • Italian Women at War

    Italian Women at War

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611479539

    Italian Women at War: Sisters in Arms from Unification to the Twentieth Century offers diverse perspectives on Italian women’s participation in war and conflict throughout Italy’s modern history, contributing to the ongoing scholarly con…

  • Italian Women at War

    Italian Women at War

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611479553

    Italian Women at War: Sisters in Arms from Unification to the Twentieth Century offers diverse perspectives on Italian women’s participation in war and conflict throughout Italy’s modern history, contributing to the ongoing scholarly con…

  • Helisenne De Crenne

    Helisenne De Crenne
    av Diane Wood

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838638569

    This study, the first book-length assessment of de Crenne, delineates both her conceptual framework and her stylistic concerns. It situates her in the framework of her times and views her as a woman on the cutting edge of her era who both exploited…

  • Snow Flowers

    Snow Flowers
    av Zahava Szasz Stessel

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611473902

    Snow Flowers is a rare study conducted by one of the 1,300 Hungarian Jewish inmates whowere "eased out" by the SS to work at the Junkers Company to produce airplane parts inMarkkleeberg, Germany. In this book, Zahava Szasz Stessel presents eight yea…

  • Eros and Androgyny

    Eros and Androgyny
    av Jeanette N. Passty

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611470802

    An analysis of the work of Emilie Rose Macaulay (1881–1958), who strove in virtually all of her twenty-three novels to articulate the needs of women for autonomy and achievement. This biocritical study, designated by Choice as an Outstanding A…

  • Ennio Flaiano and His Italy

    Ennio Flaiano and His Italy
    av Marisa S. Trubiano

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611474183

    While film scholars and enthusiasts all over the world are familiar with Federico Fellini's important contributions to postwar Italian and European cinema it is much less known, especially outside of Italy, that such success has much to do with the…

  • Suburban Erasure

    Suburban Erasure
    av Walter David Greason

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611477290

    For generations, historians believed that the study of the African-American experience centered on the questions about the processes and consequences of enslavement. Even after this phase passed, the modern Civil Rights Movement took center stage an…

  • Suburban Erasure

    Suburban Erasure
    av Walter David Greason

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611475708

    For generations, historians believed that the study of the African-American experience centered on the questions about the processes and consequences of enslavement. Even after this phase passed, the modern Civil Rights Movement took center stage an…

  • From Television to the Internet

    From Television to the Internet
    av Wiley Lee Umphlett

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611473179

    In covering the years from the late 1940s through 2000, this book's sociocultural focus is on the visual impact of momentous developments in postmodern media culture in America, particularly as they have reflected a narrowing of the divide between t…

  • The Cinema of Quebec

    The Cinema of Quebec
    av Janis L. Pallister

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611471144

    This book treats the film production of Que´bec from an historico-aesthetic perspective, including a full discussion of all major films—women’s films, films about que´be´cois history and politics, and films about the society. A lengthy a…

  • Progress and the Quest for Meaning

    Progress and the Quest for Meaning
    av John Andrew Berstein

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838635032

    There has been a surprising absence of a general philosophical overview of progress as a method of articulating human meaning. This book attempts to fill this gap.

  • Italian Women and the City

    Italian Women and the City

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611472486

    This volume looks at the art and literature of both earlier and more modern periods to investigate the meanings of the city for Italian women, the intensely gendered meanings (for both sexes) of those city spaces that excluded women, and the conditi…

  • Betraying Dignity

    Betraying Dignity
    av Orit Kamir

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683932031

    What do medieval knights, suicide bombers and "victimhood culture" have in common? Betraying Dignity argues that in the second decade of the twenty-first century, individuals, political parties and nations around the world are abandoning the dignity…

  • Rhetoric Of Credit

    Rhetoric Of Credit
    av Ceri Sullivan

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780838639269

    Scores of business advice manuals, double-entry handbooks, and trade publicity briefs give the early modern merchant help on guaranteeing the value of his word. The Rhetoric of Credit looks at the rhetorical handling of the just price of goods, cash…

  • Maternal Desire

    Maternal Desire
    av Teresa Picarazzi

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611472189

    Natalia Ginzburg (1916-91), whose writing career spanned nearly a sixty-year period of Italian history, has been acclaimed for her clear, realistic prose and for her ability to portray, through the microcosm of the family, a macrocosm of Italian cul…

  • Barbershopping

    Barbershopping

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611471083

    This book is the first comprehensive examination of the remarkable singing groupsmale and femaleknown as barbershoppers. In a capella quartets and choruses, barbershoppers concentrate on a song literature that was popular in the period 1860 - 1930.…

  • Modes of Seduction

    Modes of Seduction
    av Deborah Schocket

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611472929

    his volume studies representations of seduction by two nineteenth-century writers whose works paint intersecting pictures of French society during the Restoration and July Monarchy, highlighting both continuities and discontinuities between Ancien R…