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Critically acclaimed as one of Shakespeare's most complex and intriguing plays, Twelfth Night is a classic romantic comedy of mistaken identities. In recent years it has returned to the centre of critical debate surrounding gender and sexuality. The Introduction explores the multiple factors that make up the play's rich textual, ...
Twelfth Night
Critically acclaimed as one of Shakespeare's most complex and intriguing plays, Twelfth Night is a classic romantic comedy of mistaken identities. In recent years it has returned to the centre of critical debate surrounding gender and sexuality. The Introduction explores the multiple factors that make up the play's rich textual, theatrical, critical and cultural history. Keir Elam surveys the play's production and reception, emphasizing the role of the spectator both within the comedy and the playhouse.
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13.600000 USD

Twelfth Night

by William Shakespeare
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Literature suffers from appearing both deceptively easy and dauntingly difficult. We all like to think we can read a novel and understand what 'genre', 'style' and 'narrative' mean, but do we really understand them fully and how they can enrich our reading experience? How should we approach the works of ...
50 Literature Ideas You Really Need to Know
Literature suffers from appearing both deceptively easy and dauntingly difficult. We all like to think we can read a novel and understand what 'genre', 'style' and 'narrative' mean, but do we really understand them fully and how they can enrich our reading experience? How should we approach the works of great writers such as William Shakespeare, T.S. Eliot, Charles Dickens and Jane Austen? And what can we hope to learn from apparently difficult ideas such as 'hermeneutics', 'affective fallacy' and 'bricolage'? 50 Literature Ideas you Really Need to Know is the essential guide to all the important forms, concepts, themes and movements in literature. It provides a clear, opinionated and thorough overview of theories about the nature of language and meaning, and outlines the thinking behind key literary concepts such as postmodernism, semiology, postcolonialism and structuralism. Best-selling author and critic John Sutherland offers a fresh and challenging overview of literary ideas and theories, from the apparently familiar to the decidedly unfamiliar. Packed with insights and examples from both classic and popular works, it is a book that will delight anyone who has ever been mystified by literary jargon and wants to gain a deeper, more thorough enjoyment of reading and writing.
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18.57 USD

50 Literature Ideas You Really Need to Know

by John Sutherland
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Gain new perspective of Harper Lee's coming-of-age story set in a racially divided Southern town with CliffsNotes on To Kill a Mockingbird! With this study guide, you'll get to know Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, and Scout, the 6-year-old tomboy on the verge of a life-altering event. CliffsNotes on To Kill ...
CliffsNotes on Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird
Gain new perspective of Harper Lee's coming-of-age story set in a racially divided Southern town with CliffsNotes on To Kill a Mockingbird! With this study guide, you'll get to know Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, and Scout, the 6-year-old tomboy on the verge of a life-altering event. CliffsNotes on To Kill a Mockingbird also provides you with expert commentary, a character map, and a critical essay. What's more, you'll get background information about Harper Lee as well as suggestions as to why, after winning a Pulitzer Prize, this was to be her one and only novel.
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7.340000 USD

CliffsNotes on Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird

by Eva Fitzwater
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Everything you need to deliver a rich, concept-based approach for the new IB Diploma English Language and Literature course. - Navigate seamlessly through all aspects of the syllabus with in-depth coverage of the key concepts underpinning the new course structure and content - Investigate the three areas of exploration in ...
English Language and Literature for the IB Diploma
Everything you need to deliver a rich, concept-based approach for the new IB Diploma English Language and Literature course. - Navigate seamlessly through all aspects of the syllabus with in-depth coverage of the key concepts underpinning the new course structure and content - Investigate the three areas of exploration in detail and engage with global issues to help students become flexible, critical readers - Provide a variety of texts with a breadth of reading material and forms from a diverse pool of authors - Engaging activities are provided to test understanding of each topic and develop skills - guiding answers are available to check your responses - Identify opportunities to make connections across the syllabus, with explicit reference to TOK, EE and CAS To request a free draft copy of this title, please email: International.team@hoddereducation.com
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66.95 USD

English Language and Literature for the IB Diploma

by Joseph Koszary, Alice Gibbons, Lindsay Sarah Tandy
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This is the story of a man who lived several distinct chapters of a great American life. From petty criminal to defiant race rights fighter to leader of the Black Muslim movement, his life story is provocative and engrossing.
CliffsNotes on Malcolm X's The Autobiography of Malcolm X
This is the story of a man who lived several distinct chapters of a great American life. From petty criminal to defiant race rights fighter to leader of the Black Muslim movement, his life story is provocative and engrossing.
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7.860000 USD

CliffsNotes on Malcolm X's The Autobiography of Malcolm X

by Ray Shepard
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The linking of psychosomatic to literary and literary to a larger political horizon raises the question of conservative premises to linguistic, pyschoanalystic, philisophical, and literary theories and criticisms of such.
Revolution in Poetic Language
The linking of psychosomatic to literary and literary to a larger political horizon raises the question of conservative premises to linguistic, pyschoanalystic, philisophical, and literary theories and criticisms of such.
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37.800000 USD

Revolution in Poetic Language

by Julia Kristeva
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Many writers work in a language other than their mother tongue. In this collection, writers explore the role that bilingualism has played in their creative lives and their sense of self. Contributors include Anita Desai, Ariel Dorfman, Eva Hoffman, Nuala Ni Dhomnail, Ilan Stavans, Assia Djebar and Yoko Tawanda.
Lives in Translation: Bilingual Writers on Identity and Creativity
Many writers work in a language other than their mother tongue. In this collection, writers explore the role that bilingualism has played in their creative lives and their sense of self. Contributors include Anita Desai, Ariel Dorfman, Eva Hoffman, Nuala Ni Dhomnail, Ilan Stavans, Assia Djebar and Yoko Tawanda.
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73.490000 USD

Lives in Translation: Bilingual Writers on Identity and Creativity

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The first full-length translation in English of an essential work of postmodernism.The publication of Simulacra et Simulation in 1981 marked Jean Baudrillard's first important step toward theorizing the postmodern. Moving away from the Marxist/Freudian approaches that had concerned him earlier, Baudrillard developed in this book a theory of contemporary culture ...
Simulacra and Simulation
The first full-length translation in English of an essential work of postmodernism.The publication of Simulacra et Simulation in 1981 marked Jean Baudrillard's first important step toward theorizing the postmodern. Moving away from the Marxist/Freudian approaches that had concerned him earlier, Baudrillard developed in this book a theory of contemporary culture that relies on displacing economic notions of cultural production with notions of cultural expenditure.Baudrillard uses the concepts of the simulacra - the copy without an original - and simulation. These terms are crucial to an understanding of the postmodern, to the extent that they address the concept of mass reproduction and reproduceability that characterizes our electronic media culture.Baudrillard's book represents a unique and original effort to rethink cultural theory from the perspective of a new concept of cultural materialism, one that radically redefines postmodern formulations of the body.
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18.850000 USD

Simulacra and Simulation

by Jean Baudrillard
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This new study argues that modernist literature is characterised by a 'multilingual turn'. Examining the use of different languages in the fiction of a range of writers, including Lawrence, Richardson, Mansfield, Rhys, Joyce and Beckett, Taylor-Batty demonstrates the centrality of linguistic plurality to modernist forms of defamiliarisation.
Multilingualism in Modernist Fiction
This new study argues that modernist literature is characterised by a 'multilingual turn'. Examining the use of different languages in the fiction of a range of writers, including Lawrence, Richardson, Mansfield, Rhys, Joyce and Beckett, Taylor-Batty demonstrates the centrality of linguistic plurality to modernist forms of defamiliarisation.
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78.740000 USD

Multilingualism in Modernist Fiction

by Juliette Taylor-Batty
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Multilingual literature defies simple translation. Beginning with this insight, Brian Lennon examines the resistance multilingual literature offers to book publication itself. In readings of G. V. Desani's All about H. Hatterr, Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, Christine Brooke-Rose's Between, Eva Hoffman's Lost in Translation, Emine Sevgi OEzdamar's Mutterzunge, and Orhan ...
In Babel's Shadow: Multilingual Literatures, Monolingual States
Multilingual literature defies simple translation. Beginning with this insight, Brian Lennon examines the resistance multilingual literature offers to book publication itself. In readings of G. V. Desani's All about H. Hatterr, Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, Christine Brooke-Rose's Between, Eva Hoffman's Lost in Translation, Emine Sevgi OEzdamar's Mutterzunge, and Orhan Pamuk's Istanbul, among other works, Lennon shows how nationalized literary print culture inverts the values of a transnational age, reminding us that works of literature are, above all, objects in motion. Looking closely at the limit of both multilingual literary expression and the literary journalism, criticism, and scholarship that comments on multilingual work, In Babel's Shadow presents a critical reflection on the fate of literature in a world gripped by the crisis of globalization.
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26.250000 USD

In Babel's Shadow: Multilingual Literatures, Monolingual States

by Brian Lennon
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In this broad-ranging and ambitious intervention in the debates over the politics, ethics, and aesthetics of cosmopolitanism, Rebecca L. Walkowitz argues that modernist literary style has been crucial to new ways of thinking and acting beyond the nation. While she focuses on modernist narrative, Walkowitz suggests that style conceived expansively ...
Cosmopolitan Style: Modernism Beyond the Nation
In this broad-ranging and ambitious intervention in the debates over the politics, ethics, and aesthetics of cosmopolitanism, Rebecca L. Walkowitz argues that modernist literary style has been crucial to new ways of thinking and acting beyond the nation. While she focuses on modernist narrative, Walkowitz suggests that style conceived expansively as attitude, stance, posture, and consciousness helps to explain many other, nonliterary formations of cosmopolitanism in history, anthropology, sociology, transcultural studies, and media studies. Walkowitz shows that James Joyce, Joseph Conrad, Virginia Woolf, Salman Rushdie, Kazuo Ishiguro, and W. G. Sebald use the salient features of literary modernism in their novels to explore different versions of transnational thought, question moral and political norms, and renovate the meanings of national culture and international attachment. By deploying literary tactics of naturalness, triviality, evasion, mix-up, treason, and vertigo, these six authors promote ideas of democratic individualism on the one hand and collective projects of antifascism or anti-imperialism on the other. Joyce, Conrad, and Woolf made their most significant contribution to this critical cosmopolitanism in their reflection on the relationships between narrative and political ideas of progress, aesthetic and social demands for literalism, and sexual and conceptual decorousness. Specifically, Walkowitz considers Joyce's critique of British imperialism and Irish nativism; Conrad's understanding of the classification of foreigners; and Woolf's exploration of how colonizing policies rely on ideas of honor and masculinity. Rushdie, Ishiguro, and Sebald have revived efforts to question the definitions and uses of naturalness, argument, utility, attentiveness, reasonableness, and explicitness, but their novels also address a range of new ethnicities in late-twentieth-century Britain and the different internationalisms of contemporary life. They use modernist strategies to articulate dynamic conceptions of local and global affiliation, with Rushdie in particular adding playfulness and confusion to the politics of antiracism. In this unique and engaging study, Walkowitz shows how Joyce, Conrad, and Woolf developed a repertoire of narrative strategies at the beginning of the twentieth century that were transformed by Rushdie, Ishiguro, and Sebald at the end. Her book brings to the forefront the artful idiosyncrasies and political ambiguities of twentieth-century modernist fiction.
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33.600000 USD

Cosmopolitan Style: Modernism Beyond the Nation

by Rebecca Walkowitz
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York Notes Advanced offer a fresh and accessible approach to English Literature. This market-leading series has been completely updated to meet the needs of today's A-level and undergraduate students. Written by established literature experts, York Notes Advanced intorduce students to more sophisticated analysis, a range of critical perspectives and wider ...
The Great Gatsby
York Notes Advanced offer a fresh and accessible approach to English Literature. This market-leading series has been completely updated to meet the needs of today's A-level and undergraduate students. Written by established literature experts, York Notes Advanced intorduce students to more sophisticated analysis, a range of critical perspectives and wider contexts.
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14.02 USD

The Great Gatsby

by Hana Sambrook
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Migrancy and Multilingualism in World Literature
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47.200000 USD

Migrancy and Multilingualism in World Literature

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THE ULTIMATE GUIDES TO EXAM SUCCESS from York Notes - the UK's favourite English Literature Study Guides. York Notes for AS & A2 are brand new and have been specifically designed for AS and A2 students to help you get the very best grade you can. They are comprehensive, easy ...
Frankenstein: York Notes for AS & A2
THE ULTIMATE GUIDES TO EXAM SUCCESS from York Notes - the UK's favourite English Literature Study Guides. York Notes for AS & A2 are brand new and have been specifically designed for AS and A2 students to help you get the very best grade you can. They are comprehensive, easy to use, packed with valuable features and written by experienced examiners and teachers to give you an expert understanding of the text, critical approaches and the all-important exam. This edition covers Frankenstein and includes: An enhanced exam skills section which includes essay plans, expert guidance on understanding questions and sample answers. You'll know exactly what you need to do and say to get the best grades. A wealth of useful content like key quotations, revision tasks and vital study tips that'll help you revise, remember and recall all the most important information. The widest coverage and the best, most in-depth analysis of characters, themes, language, form, context and style to help you demonstrate an exhaustive understanding of all aspects of the text. York Notes for AS & A2 are also available for these popular titles: The Bloody Chamber(9781447913153) Doctor Faustus(9781447913177) The Great Gatsby(9781447913207) The Kite Runner(9781447913160) Macbeth(9781447913146) Othello(9781447913191) WutheringHeights(9781447913184)
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14.88 USD

Frankenstein: York Notes for AS & A2

by Glennis Byron
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Born Jalal ad-Din Mohammed Balkhi in Persia early in the thirteenth century, the poet known as Rumi expressed the deepest feelings of the heart through his poetry. This volume consists of new translations edited by Deepak Chopra to evoke the rich mood and music of Rumi's love poems. Exalted yearning, ...
The Love Poems Of Rumi
Born Jalal ad-Din Mohammed Balkhi in Persia early in the thirteenth century, the poet known as Rumi expressed the deepest feelings of the heart through his poetry. This volume consists of new translations edited by Deepak Chopra to evoke the rich mood and music of Rumi's love poems. Exalted yearning, ravishing ecstasy, and consuming desire emerge from these poems as powerfully today as they did on their creation more than 700 years ago. 'These poems reflect the deepest longings of the human heart as it searches for the divine. They celebrate love. Each poetic whisper is urgent, expressing the desire that penetrates human relationships and inspires intimacy with the self, silently nurturing an affinity for the Beloved. Both Fereydoun Kia, the translator, and I hope that you will share the experience of ravishing ecstasy that the poems of Rumi evoked in us. In this volume we have sought to capture in English the dreams, wishes, hopes, desires, and feelings of a Persian poet who continues to amaze, bewilder, confound, and teach, one thousand years after he walked on this earth' - Deepak Chopra
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18.60 USD

The Love Poems Of Rumi

by Deepak Chopra
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To understand the people acquaint yourself with their proverbs runs an Arab adage. This is the first book in a series of popular wisdom texts, humorously illustrated, which parallel age-old Arabic adages with age-old English adages. Each book in the series contains over 100 proverbs from all over the Arab ...
Apricots Tomorrow
To understand the people acquaint yourself with their proverbs runs an Arab adage. This is the first book in a series of popular wisdom texts, humorously illustrated, which parallel age-old Arabic adages with age-old English adages. Each book in the series contains over 100 proverbs from all over the Arab world.
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21.46 USD

Apricots Tomorrow

by Ashkhain Skipwith, Primrose Arnander
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Humans have long turned to gardens - both real and imaginary - for sanctuary from the frenzy and tumult that surrounds them. With Gardens , Robert Pogue Harrison graces readers with a thoughtful, wide-ranging examination of the many ways gardens evoke the human condition. Moving from the gardens of ancient ...
Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition
Humans have long turned to gardens - both real and imaginary - for sanctuary from the frenzy and tumult that surrounds them. With Gardens , Robert Pogue Harrison graces readers with a thoughtful, wide-ranging examination of the many ways gardens evoke the human condition. Moving from the gardens of ancient philosophers to the gardens of homeless people in contemporary New York, he shows how, again and again, the garden has served as a check against the destruction and losses of history. Alive with the echoes and arguments of Western thought, Gardens is a fitting continuation of the intellectual journeys of Harrison's earlier classics, Forests and The Dominion of the Dead . Voltaire famously urged us to cultivate our gardens; with this compelling volume, Harrison reminds us of the nature of that responsibility - and its enduring importance to humanity.
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15.750000 USD

Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition

by Robert Pogue Harrison
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This book contains everything you need to write better A-Level and Undergraduate English essays on F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby', all presented in a helpful and entertaining way to make study and revision easier. There are clear notes on the characters, themes, language techniques and critical context, plus practice ...
A Level English Text Guide - The Great Gatsby
This book contains everything you need to write better A-Level and Undergraduate English essays on F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby', all presented in a helpful and entertaining way to make study and revision easier. There are clear notes on the characters, themes, language techniques and critical context, plus practice questions to make sure you understand the main points. There's also a section dedicated to writing about 'The Great Gatsby' to help you improve your grades.
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13.73 USD

A Level English Text Guide - The Great Gatsby

by CGP Books
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The Summer 2020 issue Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal is dedicated to the Mistake. From Eve and the apple to the invention of penicillin, many of the watershed moments in human history and mythology were catalyzed by a mistake. In Paradise Lost, Eve's mistake was interpreted as an ...
Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal: Mistake Issue: Summer 2020, No. 27
The Summer 2020 issue Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal is dedicated to the Mistake. From Eve and the apple to the invention of penicillin, many of the watershed moments in human history and mythology were catalyzed by a mistake. In Paradise Lost, Eve's mistake was interpreted as an exercise of free will - as well as the folly - of man. This issue explores the limits of humanity within the context of the mistake - what does it mean that many of the most significant turning points in history (good and bad) were accidents, coincidence, or purely happenstance? The mistake is a noun defined by polarities - the explosion at Chernobyl was a deadly error, while the invention of penicillin was a life-saving discovery. This polarity is reflected in the context of our current society, in which some are encouraged to experiment and blunder, while for others - like journalists or nuclear reactor operators - failure or inaccuracy is not an option. In this issue, we interrogate the varying stakes and treatment of failure. We ask, when is forgiveness appropriate? How or when does a choice become a mistake, and when do the sides of history come to be defined? With the understanding that human history is a repeating cycle of mistakes, this issue features stories of offense, misunderstanding, and false judgements in order to examine how - and why - movements, governments, and people fail.
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12.600000 USD

Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal: Mistake Issue: Summer 2020, No. 27

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For more than 25 years, York Notes have been helping students throughout the UK to get the inside track on the written word. Firmly established as the nation's favourite and most comprehensive range of literature study guides, each and every York Note has been carefully researched and written by experts ...
Spies: York Notes Advanced
For more than 25 years, York Notes have been helping students throughout the UK to get the inside track on the written word. Firmly established as the nation's favourite and most comprehensive range of literature study guides, each and every York Note has been carefully researched and written by experts to make sure that you get the most wide-ranging critical analysis, the most detailed commentary and the most helpful key points and checklists. York Notes Advanced offer a fresh and accessible approach to English Literature. Written by established literature experts, they introduce students to a more sophisticated analysis, a range of critical perspectives and wider contexts.
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15.16 USD

Spies: York Notes Advanced

by Michael Frayn
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Ideas in Profile: Small Introductions to Big Topics At the heart of criticism lies one question: What do you think of it? Every time we comment on an artefact, whether a poem, a play, a painting, a novel or a piano concerto, we are acting as critics, making our own ...
Criticism: Ideas in Profile
Ideas in Profile: Small Introductions to Big Topics At the heart of criticism lies one question: What do you think of it? Every time we comment on an artefact, whether a poem, a play, a painting, a novel or a piano concerto, we are acting as critics, making our own judgements and interpretations. Among the most fundamental of human intellectual activities, criticism offers a starting point for many of our journeys towards understanding. Focusing particularly on stories, plays and poems, Criticism traces the central concepts and controversies in criticism, from Plato to Derrida, and from Romanticism to the death of the author. In the process, it reflects on criticism itself, the possibilities and options that confront casual readers, as well as reviewers, members of reading groups, students and teachers of English. How far do we make conscious choices about how and what we read (or view)? What do we conventionally look for in fiction? And what might we look for if we went beyond the conventional?
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16.59 USD

Criticism: Ideas in Profile

by Catherine Belsey
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Part I of this authoritative handbook offers systematic essays, which deal with major historical, social, philosophical, political, cultural and aesthetic contexts of the English novelin between 1830 and 1900. The essays offer a wide scope of aspects such as the Industrial Revolution, religion and secularisation, science, technology, medicine, evolution or ...
Handbook of the English Novel, 1830-1900
Part I of this authoritative handbook offers systematic essays, which deal with major historical, social, philosophical, political, cultural and aesthetic contexts of the English novelin between 1830 and 1900. The essays offer a wide scope of aspects such as the Industrial Revolution, religion and secularisation, science, technology, medicine, evolution or the increasing mediatisation of the lifeworld. Part II, then, leads through the work of more than 25 eminent Victorian novelists. Each of these chapters provides both historical and biographical contextualisation, overview, close reading and analysis. They also encourage further research as they look upon the work of the respective authors at issue from the perspectives of cultural and literary theory.
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241.490000 USD

Handbook of the English Novel, 1830-1900

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Mosaic Fictions is the first book-length critical analysis of Canadian Spanish Civil War literature. Treating published and archival writings, the book focuses on the extensive contributions of Jewish Canadian authors as they articulate the stakes of the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) in the language of a nascent North American multiculturalism. ...
Mosaic Fictions: Writing Identity in the Spanish Civil War
Mosaic Fictions is the first book-length critical analysis of Canadian Spanish Civil War literature. Treating published and archival writings, the book focuses on the extensive contributions of Jewish Canadian authors as they articulate the stakes of the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) in the language of a nascent North American multiculturalism. Placing Jewish Canadian writers within overlapping North American networks of Jewish, Black, immigrant, female, and queer writers challenges the national distinctions that dominate current critical approaches to Anglophone Spanish Civil War literature. Reframing the narrative of Spain's noble but tragic struggle against fascism in the Spanish Civil War, the book demonstrates how marginalized North American supporters of the Spanish Republic crafted narratives of inclusive citizenship amidst a national crisis not entirely their own. Mosaic Fictions examines texts composed between the war's outbreak and the present to illuminate the integral connections between Canada's developing national identity and global leftist action.
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57.750000 USD

Mosaic Fictions: Writing Identity in the Spanish Civil War

by Emily Robins Sharpe
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Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace is the guidebook for anyone who wants to write well. Williams' and Bizup's clear, accessible style models the kind of writing that audiences-both in college and after-will admire. The principles offered here help writers understand what readers expect and encourage writers ...
Style: Pearson New International Edition: Lessons in Clarity and Grace
Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace is the guidebook for anyone who wants to write well. Williams' and Bizup's clear, accessible style models the kind of writing that audiences-both in college and after-will admire. The principles offered here help writers understand what readers expect and encourage writers to revise to meet those expectations more effectively. This book is all you need to understand the principles of effective writing.
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81.83 USD

Style: Pearson New International Edition: Lessons in Clarity and Grace

by Joseph Bizup, Joseph M Williams
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The most supportive, easy-to-use and focussed literature guides to help your students understand the texts they are studying at GCSE and A Level
The Handmaid's Tale: York Notes Advanced
The most supportive, easy-to-use and focussed literature guides to help your students understand the texts they are studying at GCSE and A Level
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13.16 USD

The Handmaid's Tale: York Notes Advanced

by Coral Ann Howells
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This book presents an original interpretation of Maurice Sceve's lyric sequence Delie, object de plus haulte vertu (Lyon, 1544) in light of the Vita nova, Commedia [Divine Comedy], and other works of Dante Alighieri, whose subtle influence on Sceve has not been elucidated in depth by scholars, unlike the more ...
The Shadow of Dante in French Renaissance Lyric: Sceve's Delie
This book presents an original interpretation of Maurice Sceve's lyric sequence Delie, object de plus haulte vertu (Lyon, 1544) in light of the Vita nova, Commedia [Divine Comedy], and other works of Dante Alighieri, whose subtle influence on Sceve has not been elucidated in depth by scholars, unlike the more evident references to the Canzoniere of Francesco Petrarca. Scholars generally consider the sequence of dense, epigrammatic dizains that comprise Delie to be an early example of French Renaissance imitation of Petrarch's lyric poetry, in a time when imitatio was an established literary practice, signifying the poet's participation in a tradition. While Petrarch's Canzoniere is an important source for Sceve's Delie, both works are part of a long poetic lineage that includes Occitan troubadours. The book argues that the 'Petrarchan' label is problematic for Sceve's Delie, and that Dante is a relevant predecessor and source.
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104.990000 USD

The Shadow of Dante in French Renaissance Lyric: Sceve's Delie

by Alison Baird Lovell
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Righteous Anger in Contemporary Italian Literary and Cinematic Narratives analyses the role of passion - particularly indignation - and how it shapes intention and inspires the work of many contemporary Italian writers and filmmakers. Noting how art often holds the power to shed light on issues surrounding inequity, inequality, and ...
Righteous Anger in Contemporary Italian Literary and Cinematic Narratives
Righteous Anger in Contemporary Italian Literary and Cinematic Narratives analyses the role of passion - particularly indignation - and how it shapes intention and inspires the work of many contemporary Italian writers and filmmakers. Noting how art often holds the power to shed light on issues surrounding inequity, inequality, and injustices, the book explores the ethical function of art as a tool in resistance and sociopolitical protest, thereby validating the axiom that ethics and aesthetics can still collaborate in the creation of meaning. Drawing on a range of Italian novels and films and examining the works of artists such as Tiziano Scarpa, Simona Vinci, Paolo Sorrentino, and Monica Stambrini, the author shows that anger can be used constructively as a weapon of resistance against negative and oppressive forces.
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89.250000 USD

Righteous Anger in Contemporary Italian Literary and Cinematic Narratives

by Stefania Lucamante
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THE ULTIMATE GUIDES TO EXAM SUCCESS from York Notes - the UK's favourite English Literature Study Guides. York Notes for AS & A2 have been specifically designed to help AS and A2 students get the very best grade you can. They are comprehensive, easy to use, packed with valuable features ...
The Kite Runner: York Notes for AS & A2
THE ULTIMATE GUIDES TO EXAM SUCCESS from York Notes - the UK's favourite English Literature Study Guides. York Notes for AS & A2 have been specifically designed to help AS and A2 students get the very best grade you can. They are comprehensive, easy to use, packed with valuable features and written by experienced examiners and teachers to give you an expert understanding of the text, critical approaches and the all-important exam. This edition covers The Kite Runner and includes: An enhanced exam skills section which includes essay plans, expert guidance on understanding questions and sample answers. You'll know exactly what you need to do and say to get the best grades. A wealth of useful content like key quotations, revision tasks and vital study tips that'll help you revise, remember and recall all the most important information. The widest coverage and the best, most in-depth analysis of characters, themes, language, form, context and style to help you demonstrate an exhaustive understanding of all aspects of the text. York Notes for AS & A2 are also available for these popular titles: The Bloody Chamber(9781447913153) Doctor Faustus(9781447913177) Frankenstein (9781447913214) The Great Gatsby(9781447913207) Macbeth(9781447913146) Othello(9781447913191) WutheringHeights(9781447913184)
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The Kite Runner: York Notes for AS & A2

by Calum Kerr
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The Jungle Books can be regarded as classic stories told by an adult to children. But they also constitute a complex literary work of art in which the whole of Kipling's philosophy of life is expressed in miniature. They are best known for the `Mowgli' stories; the tale of a ...
The Jungle Books
The Jungle Books can be regarded as classic stories told by an adult to children. But they also constitute a complex literary work of art in which the whole of Kipling's philosophy of life is expressed in miniature. They are best known for the `Mowgli' stories; the tale of a baby abandoned and brought up by wolves, educated in the ways and secrets of the jungle by Kaa the python, Baloo the bear, and Bagheera the black panther. The stories, a mixture of fantasy, myth, and magic, are underpinned by Kipling's abiding preoccupation with the theme of self-discovery, and the nature of the `Law'. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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The Jungle Books

by Rudyard Kipling
Paperback / softback
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