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Children's Literature, Popular Culture, and Robinson Crusoe
Children's Literature, Popular Culture, and Robinson...
A. O'Malley
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:This study of the afterlife of Robinson Crusoe offers insights into the continued popularity and relevance of Crusoe's story and how modern conceptions of childhood are shaped by nostalgia and ideas of 'the popular'. Examining many adaptations in a v...
Chinese Literature and the Child
Chinese Literature and the Child
K. Foster
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Tracking ideas of the child in Chinese society across the twentieth century, Kate Foster places fictional children within the story of the nation in a study of tropes and themes which range from images of strength and purity to the murderous and amor...
Class and the Canon
Class and the Canon
K. Blair; M. G...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Examining how labouring-class poets constructed themselves and were constructed by critics as part of a canon, and how they situated their work in relation to contemporaries and poets from earlier periods, this book highlights the complexities of lab...
Class, Leisure and National Identity in British Children's Literature, 1918-1950
Class, Leisure and National Identity in British Children...
Palgrave Macmillan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book places children's literature at the forefront of early twentieth-century debates about national identity and class relations that were expressed through the pursuit of leisure. Focusing on stories about hiking, camping and sailing, this boo...
Coleridge and the Nature of Imagination
Coleridge and the Nature of Imagination
D. Ward
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Examining a range of Coleridge's writings, this book uses recent scientific research to understand how we have evolved to make mental representations of the counterfactual, how such transformative essays in Imagination have enabled humans to survive,...
Coleridge, Language and the Sublime
Coleridge, Language and the Sublime
C. Stokes
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Traversing the themes of language, terror and representation, this is the first study to engage Coleridge through the sublime, showing him to have a compelling position in an ongoing conversation about finitude. Drawing on close readings of both his ...
Colonial Girlhood in Literature, Culture and History, 1840-1950
Colonial Girlhood in Literature, Culture and History...
K. Moruzi; M. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Colonial Girlhood in Literature, Culture and History, 1840-1950 explores a range of real and fictional colonial girlhood experiences from Jamaica, Mauritius, South Africa, India, New Zealand, Australia, England, Ireland, and Canada to reflect on the ...
Communicating in Digital Age Corporations
Communicating in Digital Age Corporations
Anna Danielewicz...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:The distinctive point of the book is its innovative interdisciplinary approach to business communication, with interconnections between linguistics, sociology, and critical organisational studies as applied to the corporate world. It offers a first-h...
Comparing Postcolonial Diasporas
Comparing Postcolonial Diasporas
M. Keown; D. Murphy...
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:Bringing together a group of intellectuals from a number of disciplines, this collection breaks new ground within the field of postcolonial diaspora studies, moving beyond the Anglophone bias of much existing scholarship by investigating comparative ...
Compromise and Resistance in Postcolonial Writing
Compromise and Resistance in Postcolonial Writing
Alberto Fernández...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Compromise and Resistance in Postcolonial Writing offers a new critical approach to E. M. Forster's legacy. It examines key themes in Forster's work (homosexuality, humanism, modernism, liberalism) and their relevance to post-imperial and postcolonia...
Conceiving Strangeness in British First World War Writing
Conceiving Strangeness in British First World War...
C. Buck
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This book reframes British First World War literature within Britain's history as an imperial nation. Rereading canonical war writers Siegfried Sassoon and Edmund Blunden, alongside war writing by Enid Bagnold, E. M. Forster, Mulk Raj Anand, Roly Gri...
Conflict and Difference in Nineteenth-Century Literature
Conflict and Difference in Nineteenth-Century Lit...
D. Birch; M. L...
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:How should we understand Victorian conflict? The Victorians were divided between multiple views of the political, religious and social issues that motivated their changing aspirations. Such debates are a fundamental aspect of the literature of the pe...