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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 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...
Byron and the Politics of Freedom and Terror
Byron and the Politics of Freedom and Terror
M. Green; Piya Pal...
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:This interdisciplinary collection explores the divergence or convergence of freedom and terror in a range of Byron's works. Challenging the binary opposition of historicism and critical theory, it combines topical debates in a manner that is sensitiv...
C.P. Snow
C.P. Snow
N. Tredell
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Novelist and cultural commentator C.P. Snow was a large and controversial presence in his lifetime but his work has been largely neglected since his death in 1980. This is the first 21st-century book to offer a clear, informed and sympathetic survey ...
Callaghan's Journey to Downing Street
Callaghan's Journey to Downing Street
P. Deveney
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:An account of how one Labour Party politician, after suffering the biggest setback of his political career, used the anti-Vietnam War demonstrations in Grosvenor Square, the battle over trade union reform and the Troubles in Northern Ireland to prope...
Cannibalism in Literature and Film
Cannibalism in Literature and Film
J. Brown
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:A comprehensive study of cannibalism in literature and film, spanning colonial fiction, Gothic texts and contemporary American horror. Amidst the sharp teeth and horrific appetite of the cannibal, this book examines real fears of over-consumerism and...
Celebrating Katherine Mansfield
Celebrating Katherine Mansfield
G. Kimber
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:A revisionist study of Mansfield as a profoundly colonial yet daringly experimental writer, at the forefront of modernism. The essays in this volume draw on the complete journals, letters and stories, to reveal Mansfield as a modernist who transcende...
Celebrity Authorship and Afterlives in English and American Literature
Celebrity Authorship and Afterlives in English and...
Gaston Franssen...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book maps the history of literary celebrity from the early nineteenth century to the present, paying special attention to the authors’ crafting of their writerly self as well as the afterlife of their public image. Case studies are John Keats, E...