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Blake's Night Thoughts
Blake's Night Thoughts
J. Tambling
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:Blake's Night Thoughts discusses Blake as a poet and artist of night, considering night through graveyard poetry and Young in the eighteenth-century, urbanism in the nineteenth and Levinas and Blanchot's writings in the twentieth. Taking 'night' as t...
Bloody Romanticism
Bloody Romanticism
I. Haywood
editor: Springer
ano: 2006
descrição:This book studies the impact of violence on the writing of the Romantic period. The focus is on the response of writers to a series of violent events including the revolutions in America and France and the Irish rebellion of 1798. Authors covered inc...
Bollywood Shakespeares
Bollywood Shakespeares
C. Dionne; P. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Here, essays use the latest theories in postcolonialism, globalization, and post-nationalism to explore how world cinema and theater respond to Bollywood's representation of Shakespeare. In this collection, Shakespeare is both part of an elite Wester...
Book Destruction from the Medieval to the Contemporary
Book Destruction from the Medieval to the Contemp...
G. Partington; A...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This rich and varied collection of essays by scholars and interviews with artists approaches the fraught topic of book destruction from a new angle, setting out an alternative history of the cutting, burning, pulping, defacing and tearing of books fr...
Bookish Histories
Bookish Histories
I. Ferris; P. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:This ground-breaking collection of essays presents a new 'bookish' literary history, which situates questions about books at the intersection of a range of debates about the role of authors and readers, the organization of knowledge, the vogue for co...
Borges the Unacknowledged Medievalist
Borges the Unacknowledged Medievalist
M. Toswell
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:The Argentinian writer and poet Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) was many things during his life, but what has gone largely unnoticed is that he was a medievalist, and his interest in Germanic medievalism was pervasive throughout his work. This study wi...
Britain's Bloodless Revolutions
Britain's Bloodless Revolutions
A. Jarrells
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:Britain's Bloodless Revolutions explores the relationship of the emerging category of Literature to the emerging threat of popular violence between the Bloodless Revolution and the Romantic turn from revolution to reform. The book argues that at a ti...
British Aestheticism and Ancient Greece
British Aestheticism and Ancient Greece
S. Evangelista
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:This book is the first comprehensive study of the reception of classical Greece among English aesthetic writers of the nineteenth century. By exploring this history of reception, it aims to give readers a new and fuller understanding of literary aest...
British Aestheticism and the Urban Working Classes, 1870-1900
British Aestheticism and the Urban Working Classes...
D. Maltz
editor: Springer
ano: 2006
descrição:This cultural study reveals the interdependence between British Aestheticism and late-Victorian social-reform movements. Following their mentor John Ruskin who believed in art's power to civilize the poor, cultural philanthropists promulgated a Relig...
British Colonial Realism in Africa
British Colonial Realism in Africa
University of ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:What role do objects play in realist narratives as they move between societies and their different systems of value as commodities, as charms, as gifts, as trophies, or as curses? This book explores how the struggle to represent objects in British co...
British Fiction After Modernism
British Fiction After Modernism
M. MacKay; L. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2007
descrição:This collection of essays offers a wide-ranging and provocative reassessment of the British novel's achievements after modernism. The book identifies continuities of preoccupation - with national identity, historiography and the challenge to literary...
British Fiction and the Cold War
British Fiction and the Cold War
A. Hammond
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book offers a unique analysis of the wide-ranging responses of British novelists to the East-West conflict. Hammond analyses the treatment of such geopolitical currents as communism, nuclearism, clandestinity, decolonisation and US superpowerdom...