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Book Destruction from the Medieval to the Contemporary
Book Destruction from the Medieval to the Contemp...
G. Partington; A...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This rich and varied collection of essays by scholars and interviews with artists approaches the fraught topic of book destruction from a new angle, setting out an alternative history of the cutting, burning, pulping, defacing and tearing of books fr...
Bookish Histories
Bookish Histories
I. Ferris; P. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:This ground-breaking collection of essays presents a new 'bookish' literary history, which situates questions about books at the intersection of a range of debates about the role of authors and readers, the organization of knowledge, the vogue for co...
Bram Stoker, Dracula and the Victorian Gothic Stage
Bram Stoker, Dracula and the Victorian Gothic Sta...
C. Wynne
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Bram Stoker, Dracula and the Victorian Gothic Stage re-appraises Stoker's key fictions in relation to his working life. It takes Stoker's work from the margins to centre stage, exploring how Victorian theatre's melodramatic and Gothic productions inf...
'Brave New World': Contexts and Legacies
'Brave New World': Contexts and Legacies
Jonathan Greenberg...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This collection of essays provides new readings of Huxley’s classic dystopian satire, Brave New World (1932). Leading international scholars consider from new angles the historical contexts in which the book was written and the cultural legacies in w...
British Aestheticism and Ancient Greece
British Aestheticism and Ancient Greece
S. Evangelista
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:This book is the first comprehensive study of the reception of classical Greece among English aesthetic writers of the nineteenth century. By exploring this history of reception, it aims to give readers a new and fuller understanding of literary aest...
British Colonial Realism in Africa
British Colonial Realism in Africa
University of ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:What role do objects play in realist narratives as they move between societies and their different systems of value as commodities, as charms, as gifts, as trophies, or as curses? This book explores how the struggle to represent objects in British co...
British Fiction and the Cold War
British Fiction and the Cold War
A. Hammond
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book offers a unique analysis of the wide-ranging responses of British novelists to the East-West conflict. Hammond analyses the treatment of such geopolitical currents as communism, nuclearism, clandestinity, decolonisation and US superpowerdom...
British Labouring-Class Nature Poetry, 1730-1837
British Labouring-Class Nature Poetry, 1730-1837
B. Keegan
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:This study shows how poets worked within and against the available forms of nature writing to challenge their place within physical, political, and cultural landscapes. Looking at the treatment of different ecosystems, it argues that writing about th...
British Literature of the Blitz
British Literature of the Blitz
K. Miller
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:British Literature of the Blitz interrogates the patriotic, utopian ideal of the People's War by analyzing conflicted representations of class and gender in literature and film. Its subtitle – Fighting the People's War – describes how British citizen...
British Muslim Fictions
British Muslim Fictions
C. Chambers
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Through interviews with leading writers (including Ahdaf Soueif and Hanif Kureishi), this book analyzes the writing and opinions of novelists of Muslim heritage based in the UK. Discussion centres on writers' work, literary techniques, and influences...
British Romanticism and the Catholic Question
British Romanticism and the Catholic Question
M. Tomko
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:The debate over extending full civil rights to British and Irish Catholics not only preoccupied British politics but also informed the romantic period's most prominent literary works. This book offers the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary study ...
British Women Writers and the Short Story, 1850-1930
British Women Writers and the Short Story, 1850-1...
K. Krueger
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book addresses a critically neglected genre used by women writers from Gaskell to Woolf to complicate Victorian and modernist notions of gender and social space. Their innovative short stories ask Britons to reconsider where women could live, ho...