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Cover of The Man Behind The Lyrics: Life, letters, and literary remains of John Keats: Complete Letters and Two Extensive Biographies of one of the most beloved English Romantic poets
by John Keats
Language: English
Release Date: April 26, 2015

This carefully crafted ebook: “The Man Behind The Lyrics: Life, letters, and literary remains of John Keats” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. John Keats (1795–1821) was an English Romantic poet. The poetry of Keats is characterized by sensual...
Cover of Neoliberalism and Contemporary Literary Culture
Language: English
Release Date: September 19, 2017

Neoliberalism has been a buzzword in literary studies for well over a decade, but its meaning remains ambiguous and its salience contentious. In Neoliberalism and Contemporary Literary Culture, Mitchum Huehls and Rachel Greenwald Smith offer a wide-ranging exploration of contemporary literature through...
Cover of A Companion to Literary Biography
Language: English
Release Date: September 18, 2018

An authoritative review of literary biography covering the seventeenth century to the twentieth century A Companion to Literary Biography offers a comprehensive account of literary biography spanning the history of the genre across three centuries. The editor – an esteemed literary biographer...
Cover of The Origins of the Literary Vampire
by Heide Crawford
Language: English
Release Date: August 30, 2016

The long and distinguished tradition of the literary vampire began in Germany during the Age of Enlightenment. German literature was the first to adapt the vampire figure from central European folklore and superstition and give it literary form. Despite these German origins, scholarly attention devoted...
Cover of A Companion to Literary Theory
Language: English
Release Date: February 16, 2018

Introduces readers to the modes of literary and cultural study of the previous half century A Companion to Literary Theory is a collection of 36 original essays, all by noted scholars in their field, designed to introduce the modes and ideas of contemporary literary and cultural theory. Arranged...
Cover of Reflections upon Childhood and Adolescence - Intertextual Dialogue in 'The Cement Garden'
by Anna Wilczewska
Language: English
Release Date: March 19, 2013

Thesis (M.A.) from the year 2011 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, University of Gdansk, course: British literature, intertextuality, language: English, abstract: Within the full spectrum of various literary theories offered by modern criticism, the theory of intertextuality...
Cover of A Literary Guide to Washington, DC

A Literary Guide to Washington, DC

Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston

by Kim Roberts
Language: English
Release Date: May 24, 2018

The site of a thriving literary tradition, Washington, DC, has been the home to many of our nation’s most acclaimed writers. From the city’s founding to the beginnings of modernism, literary luminaries including Walt Whitman, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Henry Adams, Langston Hughes,...
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The Rise of the African Novel

Politics of Language, Identity, and Ownership

by Mukoma Wa Ngugi
Language: English
Release Date: March 27, 2018

The Rise of the African Novel is the first book to situate South African and African-language literature of the late 1880s through the early 1940s in relation to the literature of decolonization that spanned the 1950s through the 1980s, and the contemporary generation of established and emerging continental...
Cover of Beyond Psychoanalytic Literary Criticism

Beyond Psychoanalytic Literary Criticism

Between Literature and Mind

by Benjamin H. Ogden
Language: English
Release Date: April 17, 2018

Through a series of radical and innovative chapters, Beyond Psychoanalytic Literary Criticism: Between Literature and Mind challenges the tradition of applied psychoanalysis that has long dominated psychoanalytic literary criticism. Benjamin H. Ogden, a literary scholar, proposes that a new form of...
Cover of The Fragments
by Toni Jordan
Language: English
Release Date: October 29, 2018

Inga Karlson died in a fire in New York in the 1930s, leaving behind three things: a phenomenally successful first novel, the scorched fragments of a second book—and a literary mystery that has captivated generations of readers. Nearly fifty years later, Brisbane bookseller Caddie Walker...
Cover of Literary Societies Of Republican China
by Denton & Hockx
Language: English
Release Date: January 1, 1955

Literary Societies in Republican China provides a new and comprehensive perspective on the fascinating literary world of the most turbulent period in recent Chinese history: the Republican era of 1911-1949. Wedged between the fall of the Empire and the founding of the Communist state, the Republican...
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Forgotten Readers

Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies

by Elizabeth McHenry, Donald E. Pease
Language: English
Release Date: October 31, 2002

Over the past decade the popularity of black writers including E. Lynn Harris and Terry McMillan has been hailed as an indication that an active African American reading public has come into being. Yet this is not a new trend; there is a vibrant history of African American literacy, literary associations,...
Cover of Literary Festivals and Contemporary Book Culture
by Millicent Weber
Language: English
Release Date: April 9, 2018

There has been a proliferation of literary festivals in recent decades, with more than 450 held annually in the UK and Australia alone. These festivals operate as tastemakers shaping cultural consumption; as educational and policy projects; as instantiations, representations, and celebrations of literary...
Cover of Literary L.A.
by Lionel Rolfe
Language: English
Release Date: January 5, 2010

Beyond L.A.'s self-promotional glitter is a hotbed of writers, bohemians, mad poets, exiles and refugees from every form of oppression -- and "Literary L.A." details their fascinating histories. The first book to chronicle the world-class writers who called Los Angeles home Lionel Rolfe's "Literary L.A."...
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