Описание: English Literature: A Very Short Introduction discusses why literature matters, how narrative works, and what is distinctly English about English literature. Jonathan Bate considers how we determine the content of the field, and looks at the three major kinds of imaginative literature - English poetry, English drama and The English novel.
Описание: Presents a survey of American literature from its sixteenth-century origins onwards, which features the work of over 260 writers. This edition pays attention to cultural contexts through the inclusion of 45 colour plates, 12 contextual clusters, maps and timelines, and section introductions, headnotes, footnotes and bibliographies.
Автор: Marsh Название: Gender and Russian Literature ISBN: 0521174945 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521174947 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 2497 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Originally published in 1996, this collection of fascinating essays by leading western and Russian specialists gives an overview of key issues in Russian women's writing and of important representations of women by men, between 1600 and the present. This volume contributes to the contemporary feminist project of rediscovering many hitherto unjustly neglected Russian women writers and sheds further light on the literary construction of women's identity by Russian men. It combines a study of the history and biography of women writers with close readings of literary texts, and explores certain controversial issues in Russian women's literary studies such as whether there is a separate women's literary tradition in Russia, whether the treatment of the woman question by Russian male writers reflected women's interests and experience, and whether a feminist reinterpretation of Russian women's literature is possible or even desirable.
Автор: Domнnguez Cйsar Название: Introducing Comparative Literature ISBN: 0415702682 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415702683 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 2716 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Allen Название: Middle Egyptian Literature ISBN: 110745607X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107456075 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 2185 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This companion volume to the third edition of the author's popular Middle Egyptian contains eight literary works from the Middle Kingdom, the golden age of Middle Egyptian literature. Included are the compositions widely regarded as the pinnacle of Egyptian literary arts, by the Egyptians themselves and by modern readers.
Описание: Explores alternative discourses of Comparative Literature with reference to the ongoing debates on World Literature, contemporary interpretations of the canon, the dialectic of resistance embodied in cultural productions of the region and the contestations implicit in the oral and performative traditions.
Описание: The Comparative Essays for OCR A2 English Literature includes a collection of critical essays based on the set texts for Unit F663 Section B. Endorsed by OCR, the essays offer a direct insight into the method and style of critical writing as well as dealing with the key contexts associated with each set text.
Автор: O`sullivan, Emer Название: Comparative children`s literature ISBN: 0415305519 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415305518 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 9405 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Emer O`Sullivan traces the history of children`s literature studies, from the enthusiastic internationalism of the post-war period - which set out from the idea of a world republic of childhood - to modern comparative criticism.
Автор: James David Название: English Literature for the IB Diploma ISBN: 1107402239 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107402232 Издательство: Cambridge Education Рейтинг: Цена: 3505 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: For students studying the revised Language A Literature syllabus in English for the IB Diploma.
Описание: Explores the literary history of Latin America through the representation of iconic female characters. Focusing both on canonical novels and on works virtually unknown outside their original countries, the essays discuss the important ways in which these characters represent nature, history, race and sex, the effects of globalization, and the unknowable `other`.
Few institutions seem more opposed than African American literature and J. Edgar Hoover's white-bread Federal Bureau of Investigation. But behind the scenes the FBI's hostility to black protest was energized by fear of and respect for black writing. Drawing on nearly 14,000 pages of newly released FBI files, F.B. Eyes exposes the Bureau's intimate policing of five decades of African American poems, plays, essays, and novels. Starting in 1919, year one of Harlem's renaissance and Hoover's career at the Bureau, secretive FBI "ghostreaders" monitored the latest developments in African American letters. By the time of Hoover's death in 1972, these ghostreaders knew enough to simulate a sinister black literature of their own. The official aim behind the Bureau's close reading was to anticipate political unrest. Yet, as William J. Maxwell reveals, FBI surveillance came to influence the creation and public reception of African American literature in the heart of the twentieth century.
Taking his title from Richard Wright's poem "The FB Eye Blues," Maxwell details how the FBI threatened the international travels of African American writers and prepared to jail dozens of them in times of national emergency. All the same, he shows that the Bureau's paranoid style could prompt insightful criticism from Hoover's ghostreaders and creative replies from their literary targets. For authors such as Claude McKay, James Baldwin, and Sonia Sanchez, the suspicion that government spy-critics tracked their every word inspired rewarding stylistic experiments as well as disabling self-censorship.
Illuminating both the serious harms of state surveillance and the ways in which imaginative writing can withstand and exploit it, F.B. Eyes is a groundbreaking account of a long-hidden dimension of African American literature.
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