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Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities and the French Revolution
Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities and the French...
C. Jones; J. McDonagh...
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:A Tale of Two Cities has always been one of Dickens's most popular texts. Using a variety of disciplinary approaches, this new collection of essays examines the origins of Dickens vision of the French Revolution, the literary power of the text itself...
Charles Lamb, Coleridge and Wordsworth
Charles Lamb, Coleridge and Wordsworth
Felicity James
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:This book makes the case for a re-placing of Lamb as reader, writer and friend in the midst of the lively political and literary scene of the 1790s. Reading his little-known early works alongside others by the likes of Coleridge and Wordsworth, it al...
Childhood in Edwardian Fiction
Childhood in Edwardian Fiction
A. Gavin; A. H...
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:The first book-length look at childhood in Edwardian fiction, this book challenges assumptions that the Edwardian period was simply a continuation of the Victorian or the start of the Modern. Exploring both classics and popular fiction, the authors p...
Children's Literature and Capitalism
Children's Literature and Capitalism
C. Parkes
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:After the first phase of industrialization in Britain, the child emerged as both a victim of and a threat to capitalism. This book explores the changing relationship between the child and capitalist society in the works of some of the most important ...
Chinese Literature and the Child
Chinese Literature and the Child
K. Foster
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Tracking ideas of the child in Chinese society across the twentieth century, Kate Foster places fictional children within the story of the nation in a study of tropes and themes which range from images of strength and purity to the murderous and amor...
Cinema and the Imagination in Katherine Mansfield's Writing
Cinema and the Imagination in Katherine Mansfield's...
M. Ascari
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Using silent cinema as a critical lens enables us to reassess Katherine Mansfield's entire literary career. Starting from the awareness that innovation in literature is often the outcome of hybridisation, this book discusses not only a single case st...
Cold War Stories
Cold War Stories
Andrew Hammond
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book is the first comprehensive study of mainstream British dystopian fiction and the Cold War. Drawing on over 200 novels and collections of short stories, the monograph explores the ways in which dystopian texts charted the lived experiences o...
Collective Identity and Cultural Resistance in Contemporary Chicana/o Autobiography
Collective Identity and Cultural Resistance in Contemporary...
Juan Velasco
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:The first book length study of this genre, Collective Identity and Cultural Resistance in Contemporary Chicana/o Autobiography facilitates new understandings of how people and cultures are displaced and reinvent themselves. Through the examination of...
Communal Modernisms
Communal Modernisms
E. Hinnov; L. Rosenblum...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Drawing from recent research that seeks to expand our understanding of modernism, this volume offers practical pedagogical approaches for teaching modernist literature and culture in the twenty-first century classroom.
Community in Twentieth-Century Fiction
Community in Twentieth-Century Fiction
P. Salvan; G. Salas...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book focuses on the imaginary construction and deconstruction of human communities in modern and contemporary fiction. Drawing on recent theoretical debate on the notion of community (Nancy, Blanchot, Badiou, Esposito), this collection examines ...
Conceiving Strangeness in British First World War Writing
Conceiving Strangeness in British First World War...
C. Buck
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This book reframes British First World War literature within Britain's history as an imperial nation. Rereading canonical war writers Siegfried Sassoon and Edmund Blunden, alongside war writing by Enid Bagnold, E. M. Forster, Mulk Raj Anand, Roly Gri...
Conrad’s Charlie Marlow
Conrad’s Charlie Marlow
B. Paris
editor: Springer
ano: 2006
descrição:This study argues that Conrad portrays Marlow and his relationships with a psychological depth that is unsurpassed in literature. In Youth , Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim , he is a continuously-evolving character whose thoughts, feelings, and behavi...