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Affen wie wir
descrição: Was macht uns eigentlich zum Menschen? Wer darüber nachdenkt, landet heute unweigerlich bei den Menschenaffen. Alexandra Tischel sucht die Antwort auf die Grundfrage des Menschseins nicht allein in der Wissenschaft. Sie geht neue Wege und entdeckt, w...
African American Literature and the Classicist Tr...
descrição: This is a groundbreaking study exploring the significant relationship between western classical mythology and African American women's literature. A comparative analysis of classical revisions by eighteenth and nineteenth century Black women writers ...
After Marriage in the Long Eighteenth Century
descrição: This book examines the intersections between the ways that marriage was represented in eighteenth-century writing and art, experienced in society, and regulated by law. The interdisciplinary and comparative essays explore the marital experience beyon...
Afterlife and Narrative in Contemporary Fiction
descrição: Afterlife and Narrative explores why life after death is such a potent cultural concept today, and why it is such an attractive prospect for modern fiction. The book mines a rich vein of imagined afterlives, from the temporal experiments of Martin Am...
descrição: Christie's books depict women as adventurous, independent figures who renegotiate sexual relationships along more equal lines. Women are also allowed to disrupt society and yet the texts refuse to see them as double deviant because of their femininit...
Agatha Christie on Screen
descrição: This book is a comprehensive exploration of 90 years of film and television adaptations of the world’s best-selling novelist’s work. Drawing on extensive archival material, it offers new information regarding both the well-known and forgotten scre...
Agatha Christie: Power and Illusion
descrição: This study shows how she sought to reconcile her attachment to the Victorian past with her recognition of a new society that undermined established order and in doing so gave more opportunities to women, confused class-boundaries, extended tolerance,...
Alan Hollinghurst and the Vitality of Influence
descrição: Alan Hollinghurst and the Vitality of Influence proposes a striking approach for reading the influences that interlace twentieth-century gay British writers. Focusing on the role of the textual image in literary influence, this book moves toward a ne...
Alexander Pope’s Catholic Vision
descrição: A fresh look at the greatest poet of early eighteenth-century England, this highly readable book focuses on Pope's religious thinking and major poems. G. Douglas Atkins extends the argument that the Roman Catholic poet was no Deist, 'closet' or other...
Alternative Paradigms of Literary Realism
descrição: Using the traditional genres of allegory, pastoral, and parable, this book develops alternative paradigms of literary realism with which to reexamine a group of crucial but marginalized 20th century writers who have been misread as conventional mimet...
America and the British Imaginary in Turn-of-the-Twentieth...
descrição: In an innovative reading of fin-de-siecle cultural texts, Miller argues that British representations of America, Americans, and Anglo-American relations at the turn of the twentieth century provided an important forum for cultural distinction.
American Horror Fiction and Class
descrição: In this book, Simmons argues that class, as much as race and gender, played a significant role in the development of Gothic and Horror fiction in a national context. From the classic texts of Edgar Allen Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne right through to c...