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Estudos literários: c 1800 a c 1900 (500)

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A Counter-History of Crime Fiction
A Counter-History of Crime Fiction
Maurizio Ascari
editor: Springer
ano: 2007
descrição:This book takes a look at the evolution of crime fiction. Considering 'criminography' as a system of inter-related sub-genres, it explores the connections between modes of literature such as revenge tragedies, the gothic and anarchist fiction, while ...
A Modern Coleridge
A Modern Coleridge
A. Timár
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:A Modern Coleridge shows the interrelatedness of the discourses of cultivation, addiction and habit in Coleridge's poetry and prose, and argues that these all revolve around the problematic nexus of a post-Kantian idea of free will, essential to Cole...
A Wilkie Collins Chronology
A Wilkie Collins Chronology
W. Baker
editor: Springer
ano: 2007
descrição:This book builds on a critical and scholarly revival of interest in Collins. Baker draws upon biographical revelations and the recent publication of Collins's letters to provide a unique insight into both the man and the writer. The volume will appea...
Adolescent Girlhood and Literary Culture at the Fin de Siècle
Adolescent Girlhood and Literary Culture at the Fin...
Beth Rodgers
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book examines the construction of adolescent girlhood across a range of genres in the closing decades of the nineteenth century. It argues that there was a preoccupation with defining, characterising and naming adolescent girlhood at the fin de ...
Advertising, Subjectivity and the Nineteenth-Century Novel
Advertising, Subjectivity and the Nineteenth-Century...
S. Thornton
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:From 1830 to 1870 advertising brought in its wake a new understanding of how the subject read and how language operated. Sara Thornton presents a crucial moment in print culture, the early recognition of what we now call a 'virtual' world, and propos...
Alternate Histories and Nineteenth-Century Literature
Alternate Histories and Nineteenth-Century Litera...
Ben Carver
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book provides the first thematic survey and analysis of nineteenth-century writing that imagined outcomes that history might have produced. Narratives of possible worlds and scenarios—referred to here as “alternate histories”—proliferated during...
America and the British Imaginary in Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Literature
America and the British Imaginary in Turn-of-the-Twentieth...
B. Miller
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:In an innovative reading of fin-de-siecle cultural texts, Miller argues that British representations of America, Americans, and Anglo-American relations at the turn of the twentieth century provided an important forum for cultural distinction.
American Writers in Europe
American Writers in Europe
F. Asya
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:These essays explore the impartial critical outlook American writers acquired through their experiences in Europe since 1850. Collectively, contributors reveal how the American writer's intuitive sense of freedom, coupled with their feeling of libera...
An Ecological and Postcolonial Study of Literature
An Ecological and Postcolonial Study of Literature
R. Marzec
editor: Springer
ano: 2007
descrição:This book argues that humanity's relationship to the land has undergone a fundamental and calamitous change. Marzec reveals how the historical phenomenon known as the 'enclosure movement' has effected not only the ecosystems and the geopolitics of th...
An Elizabeth Gaskell Chronology
An Elizabeth Gaskell Chronology
G. Handley
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:This chronology will set Elizabeth Gaskell in her historical, social and literary contexts. It will focus on her career as a writer but will also underline her interactive roles as wife, mother, practical and tolerant Christian, radical sympathizer. ...
An Iris Murdoch Chronology
An Iris Murdoch Chronology
V. Purton
editor: Springer
ano: 2007
descrição:Iris Murdoch was the author of twenty-six bestselling novels. Her many love affairs, her war-work with UNRRA, her move from early communism to Thatcherism, her later life as a secular saint, her sad decline from Alzheimer's - all these events are det...
Androgyny in Modern Literature
Androgyny in Modern Literature
T. Hargreaves
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:Androgyny in Modern Literature engages with the ways in which the trope of androgyny has shifted during the late nineteenth and twentieth-centuries. Alchemical, platonic, sexological, psychological and decadent representations of androgyny have provi...