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Disturbers of the Peace: Representations of Madness in Anglophone Caribbean Literature

by Kelly Baker Josephs

Exploring the prevalence of madness in Caribbean texts written in English in the mid-twentieth century, Kelly Baker Josephs focuses on celebrated writers such as Jean Rhys, V. S. Naipaul, and Derek Walcott as...


Lust for Life!: Irvine Welsh and the Trainspotting Phenomenon

by John Neil Munro

In the mid-1980s Irvine Welsh’s life was going nowhere fast. His teenage dreams of being a footballer or a rock star were over, and he was stuck in a series of white-collar jobs which he loathed. With the...


The Poetics of Ethnography in Martinican Narratives: Exploring the Self and the Environment

by Christina Kullberg

Drawing on narratives from Martinique by Aimé Césaire, Édouard Glissant, Ina Césaire, and Patrick Chamoiseau, among others, Christina Kullberg shows how these writers turn to ethnography-even as they critique...


Race, Romance, and Rebellion: Literatures of the Americas in the Nineteenth Century

by Colleen C. O'Brien

As in many literatures of the New World grappling with issues of slavery and freedom, stories of racial insurrection frequently coincided with stories of cross-racial romance in nineteenth-century U.S. print...


Disability and/in Prose

by Brenda Jo Brueggemann & Marian E. Lupo

Through a series of critical essays this book concerns the relationships and possibilities in and between "prose" and "disability". It covers a diverse range from the role of the disability memoir, the effect...


African City Textualities - Primora

by Ranka Primorac

The stereotype of Africa as a predominantly 'natural' space ignores the existence of vibrant and cosmopolitan urban environments on the continent. Far from merely embodying backwardness and lack, African cities...


Posthumanism: A Critical Analysis

by Stefan Herbrechter

This critical introduction understands posthumanism as a discourse, covering everything that has been and is being said about the figure of the 'posthuman'. It outlines the genealogy of the various posthuman...


The Stylistics of Poetry: Context, Cognition, Discourse, History

by Peter Verdonk & Dan McIntyre

Written over the last thirty years, this collection of Professor Peter Verdonk�s most important work on the stylistics of poetry clearly shows that the stylistics of poetic discourse is a diverse and valuable...


Remaking the Classics: Literature, Genre and Media in Britain 1800-2000

by Amanda Wrigley, Christopher Stray & Deborah Roberts

This important collection of essays both contributes to the expanding field of classical reception studies and seeks to extend it. Focusing on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Britain, it looks at a range of...


Greek Literature in the Roman Empire

by Jason Konig

In this book Jason Konig offers for the first time an accessible yet comprehensive account of the multi-faceted Greek literature of the Roman Empire, focusing especially on the first three centuries AD. He covers...


Ten Gifts of the Demiurge: Proclus on Plato's Timaeus

by Emilie Kutash

Proclus' commentary on Plato's "Timaeus" is perhaps the most important surviving Neoplatonic commentary. In it Proclus contemplates nature's mysterious origins and at the same time employs the deductive rigour...


Sappho

by Marguerite Johnson

This series of short incisive books introduces major figures of the ancient world to the modern general reader, including the essentials of each subject's life, works, and significance for later western civilisation....


The Plays of Aeschylus

by A.F. Garvie

Aeschylus is the oldest of the three great Greek tragedians. Born probably in 525 or 524 BC, he lived through the end of tyranny at Athens and the restitution of democracy. He took part in the battle of Marathon...


AN AMERICAN PROCESSION

by Alfred Kazin

An American Procession is a study, on the largest scale, of the major American writers at work during the historically and literarily crucial century that began in the early 1830s, when Ralph Waldo Emerson founded...


Hamlet in Purgatory (Expanded Edition)

by Stephen Greenblatt

In Hamlet in Purgatory, renowned literary scholar Stephen Greenblatt delves into his longtime fascination with the ghost of Hamlet's father, and his daring and ultimately gratifying journey takes him through...


The Novel Cure: From Abandonment to Zestlessness: 751 Books to Cure What Ails You

by Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin

The Guardian (UK)

"An exuberant pageant of literary fiction and a celebration of the possibilities of the novel."

A novel is a story transmitted from the novelist to the reader. It offers distraction, entertainment,...


Marketing Literature and Posthumous Legacies: The Symbolic Capital of Leonid Andreev and Vladimir Nabokov

by Yuri Leving & Frederick H. White

Literature is not only about aesthetics, but also almost equally about the successful marketing of an author and his literary works. Ever since the two great Russian authors, Leonid Andreev and Vladimir Nabokov,...


The White Goddess

by Robert Graves & Grevel Lindop

The White Goddess is perhaps the finest of Robert Graves's works on the psychological and mythological sources of poetry. In this tapestry of poetic and religious scholarship, Graves explores the stories behind...


Xeno Fiction: More Best of Science Fiction: A Review of Speculative Fiction

by Damien Broderick & Van Ikin

Science fiction loves strangeness. It relishes oddities, even when it piles on fear and dystopian loathing. The technical term for a fascination with the strange and alien is xenophilia, just as the term for...


Historical Dictionary of French Literature

by John Flower

The Historical Dictionary of French Literature covers the history of the principal authors and movements in the history of imaginative French literature since the 9th century. It also contains analyses of a...