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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...
Challenges in the Social Life of Language
Challenges in the Social Life of Language
John Edwards
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:The first book to highlight the most pressing sociology-of-language themes of our times. All of which have to do with the twin issues of power and identity . Important evidence and illustrations bearing upon these matters are provided and supplemente...
Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood
Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood
K. Boehm
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book takes a fresh look at childhood in Dickens' works and in Victorian science and culture more generally. It offers a new way of understanding Dickens' interest in childhood by showing how his fascination with new scientific ideas about childh...
Charles Lamb, Coleridge and Wordsworth
Charles Lamb, Coleridge and Wordsworth
Felicity James
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:This book makes the case for a re-placing of Lamb as reader, writer and friend in the midst of the lively political and literary scene of the 1790s. Reading his little-known early works alongside others by the likes of Coleridge and Wordsworth, it al...
Childhood in Edwardian Fiction
Childhood in Edwardian Fiction
A. Gavin; A. H...
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:The first book-length look at childhood in Edwardian fiction, this book challenges assumptions that the Edwardian period was simply a continuation of the Victorian or the start of the Modern. Exploring both classics and popular fiction, the authors p...
Children in Culture, Revisited
Children in Culture, Revisited
K. Lesnik-Ober...
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Children in Culture, Revisited follows on from the first volume, Children in Culture , and is composed of a range of chapters, newly written for this collection, which offer further fully inter- and multidisciplinary considerations of childhood as a ...
Children's Literature and Capitalism
Children's Literature and Capitalism
C. Parkes
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:After the first phase of industrialization in Britain, the child emerged as both a victim of and a threat to capitalism. This book explores the changing relationship between the child and capitalist society in the works of some of the most important ...