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Estudos literários: c 1800 a c 1900 (500)

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Blake and the Methodists
Blake and the Methodists
M. Farrell
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Exploring the work of William Blake within the context of Methodism – the largest 'dissenting' religious group during his lifetime – this book contributes to ongoing critical debates surrounding Blake's religious affinities by suggesting that, contra...
Blake on Language, Power, and Self-Annihilation
Blake on Language, Power, and Self-Annihilation
J. Jones
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:Against a historical backdrop that includes eighteenth-century language theory, children's literature and education, debates on the French Revolution, Biblical interpretation, and print culture, Blake on Language, Power, and Self-Annihilation breaks ...
Blake, Myth, and Enlightenment
Blake, Myth, and Enlightenment
David Fallon
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book provides compelling new readings of William Blake’s poetry and art, including the first sustained account of his visionary paintings of Pitt and Nelson. It focuses on the recurrent motif of apotheosis, both as a figure of political authorit...
Blake's Drama
Blake's Drama
Diane Piccitto
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Blake's Drama challenges conventional views of William Blake's multimedia work by reinterpreting it as theatrical performance. Viewed in its dramatic contexts, this art form is shown to provoke an active spectatorship and to depict identity as parado...
Bodies and Things in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture
Bodies and Things in Nineteenth-Century Literature...
K. Boehm
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:This book provides fresh perspectives on the object world, embodied experience and materiality in nineteenth-century literature and culture. Contributors explore canonical works by Austen, Brontë, Dickens and James, alongside less-familiar texts and ...
Body and Soul in Coleridge's Notebooks, 1827-1834
Body and Soul in Coleridge's Notebooks, 1827-1834
S. Webster
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:Through an examination of his later personal notebooks, this study explores the reciprocal effects that Samuel Taylor Coleridge's scientific explorations, philosophical convictions, theological beliefs, and states of health exerted upon his perceptio...
Body, Nation, and Narrative in the Americas
Body, Nation, and Narrative in the Americas
K. Pitt
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:This book contextualizes 21st century representations of disappearance, torture, and detention within a historical framework of inter-American narratives. Examining a range of sources, Pitt finds a persistent focus on the body that links contemporary...
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...
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 Aestheticism and the Urban Working Classes, 1870-1900
British Aestheticism and the Urban Working Classes...
D. Maltz
editor: Springer
ano: 2006
descrição:This cultural study reveals the interdependence between British Aestheticism and late-Victorian social-reform movements. Following their mentor John Ruskin who believed in art's power to civilize the poor, cultural philanthropists promulgated a Relig...
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...