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Afterlife and Narrative in Contemporary Fiction
Afterlife and Narrative in Contemporary Fiction
Alice Bennett
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
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...
Afterlife of Events
Afterlife of Events
Marek Tamm
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Recently, we have witnessed a rearticulation of the traditional relationship between the past, present and future, broadening historiography's range from studying past events to their later impact and meaning. The volume proposes to look at the pers...
Agatha Christie on Screen
Agatha Christie on Screen
Mark Aldridge
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
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...
Alan Hollinghurst and the Vitality of Influence
Alan Hollinghurst and the Vitality of Influence
Allan Johnson
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
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...
American Postmodernist Fiction and the Past
American Postmodernist Fiction and the Past
T. Savvas
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Through a close-reading of the work of five prominent American postmodernist writers, this book re-evaluates the role of the past in recent American fiction, outlines the development of the postmodernist historical novel and considers the waning infl...
American Women's Ghost Stories in the Gilded Age
American Women's Ghost Stories in the Gilded Age
D. Downey
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book shows just how closely late nineteenth-century American women's ghost stories engaged with objects such as photographs, mourning paraphernalia, wallpaper and humble domestic furniture. Featuring uncanny tales from the big city to the small ...
Angela Carter and Decadence
Angela Carter and Decadence
M. Tonkin
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:By reading key Carter texts alongside their Decadent intertexts, Tonkin interrogates the claim that Carter was in thrall to a fetishistic aesthetic antithetical to her feminism. Through historical contextualization of the woman-as-doll, muse and femm...
Angela Carter and Western Philosophy
Angela Carter and Western Philosophy
Heidi Yeandle
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book unearths Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated discipline of Western thought. Revealing the extensive philosophical research that underpins Carter’s intertextual work, this book offers new readings of her fiction in relation to a ra...
Anglo-Jewish Women Writing the Holocaust
Anglo-Jewish Women Writing the Holocaust
P. Lassner
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:In its analysis of Anglo-Jewish women writing the Holocaust, this book highlights the necessity of their inclusion in the evolving canon of modern British literature, by showing how these writers complicate theories of trauma and memory by using fant...
Animality and Children's Literature and Film
Animality and Children's Literature and Film
A. Ratelle
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Examining culturally significant works of children's culture through a posthumanist, or animality studies lens, Animality and Children's Literature and Film argues that Western philosophy's objective to establish a notion of an exclusively human subj...
'Anticipating' the 2011 Arab Uprisings
'Anticipating' the 2011 Arab Uprisings
R. Sakr
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This Palgrave Pivot volume explores an exciting range of powerful novels and memoirs from Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria that reveal political geographies of injustice and popular discontent thus 'anticipating' or imaginatively envisioning as well ...
Antonin Artaud
Antonin Artaud
Ros Murray
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book serves as analysis of the aesthetics of materiality in the multifaceted work of Antonin Artaud, one of Twentieth-Century France's most provocative and influential figures, spanning literature, performance, art, cinema, media and critical th...