We found 37 results for “


Showing 1 - 12 of 37 Results

Hardcover

$116.09 online

$139.95

save 17%

In stock online

Not available in stores

The novelist and critic Christine Brooke-Rose reflects on her own fictional craft and turns her well-developed analytic abilities on other writers fictional and critical, from Hawthorne and Pound to Bloom and Derrida, in an attempt to investigate those difficult…

Hardcover

$196.04 online

$207.50

save 5%

In stock online

Not available in stores

British Marxist Criticism provides selective but extensive annotated bibliographies, introductory essays, and important pieces of work from each of eight British critics who sought to explain literary production according to the principles of Marxism.

Hardcover

$109.70 online

$124.50

save 11%

In stock online

Not available in stores

Stephen King has been hailed as a writer of the late 20th century Everyman, yet his representations of women remain debatable. These essays not only explore his portrayal of female characters, they illuminate Stephen King's own psychology and that of our…

In stock online

Not available in stores

The struggle between orthodox Anglicans and the deists, freethinkers and "atheists" who opposed their exclusive claims to religious power and political authority, reveals cultural practices and ideological assumptions central to an understanding of…

Hardcover

$209.05 online

$220.95

save 5%

In stock online

Not available in stores

In Complexity and Postmodernism , Paul Cilliers explores the idea of complexity in the light of contemporary perspectives from philosophy and science. Cilliers offers us a unique approach to understanding complexity and computational theory by integrating…

Hardcover

$116.51

In stock online

Not available in stores

The material elements of writing have long been undervalued; but analysis of these elements--sound, signature, letters--can transform our understanding of major texts. Tom Cohen argues in this book that in an era of representational criticism the role of close…

In stock online

Not available in stores

Heather James argues that Shakespeare's use of Virgil, Ovid and other classical sources demonstrates the appropriation of classical authority in the interests of developing a national myth. She goes on to distinguish Shakespeare's deployment of the…

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Not available in stores

This interdisciplinary volume of collected, mostly unpublished essays demonstrates how Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of dialogic meaning--and its subsequent elaborations--have influenced a wide range of critical discourses. With essays by Michael Holquist, Jerome J.…

In stock online

Not available in stores

In its eleven essays, Theorizing Satire: Essays in Literary Criticism re-explores old issues from new perspectives while opening up new dimensions of satire for critical analysis. Adapting to its object of study - a genre named after the Roman hash satura lanx -…

Hardcover

$311.50 online

$350.00

save 11%

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Not available in stores

This is a unique new reference book to English-language writers and writing throughout the present century, in all major genres and from all around the world - from Joseph Conrad to Will Self, Virginia Woolf to David Mamet, Ezra Pound to Peter Carey, James Joyce…

In stock online

Not available in stores

Bringing allegory into the light from the neglect into which it fell means focusing on the wondrous heights of the human spirit in its significance for culture. Contemporary philosophies and literary theories, which give pre-eminence to primary linguistics forms…

Hardcover

$165.60 online

$187.95

save 11%

In stock online

Not available in stores

Two works in one, this volume contains the full text of With Her in Ourland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, as well as an illuminating sociological analysis by Mary Jo Deegan with the assistance of Michael R. Hill. Ourland is the sequel to Gilman's acclaimed…