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Ted Hughes, Class and Violence (Continuum Literary Studies)
Ted Hughes, Class and Violence (Continuum Literary Studies)
by Paul Bentley
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Ted Hughes is now widely regarded as a major figure in twentieth-century poetry. Critical literature has often characterized him primarily as a mythologizer of nature but the impact of Hughes's class background on his poems has received relatively little... (read more)

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The Maximalist Novel: From Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow to Roberto Bolano's 2666
The Maximalist Novel: From Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow to Roberto Bolano's 2666
by Stefano Ercolino
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The Maximalist Novel sets out to define a new genre of contemporary fiction. It is an aesthetically hybrid genre, which developed in the United States from the early 1970s, and then gained popularity in Europe in the early twenty-first century. Ercolino... (read more)

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Point Magazine #08: The Point, Issue 8
Point Magazine #08: The Point, Issue 8
by Jon (edt) Baskin
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The Point is a twice-yearly journal of essays on contemporary life and culture. A mix of criticism, memoir, and reviews, The Point goes beyond intellectual tourism by challenging its readers to recognize the impact of ideas on their everyday life. Early... (read more)

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The Lost Frontier: Reading Annie Proulx's Wyoming Stories
The Lost Frontier: Reading Annie Proulx's Wyoming Stories
by Mark Asquith
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The success of The Shipping News and the film of Brokeback Mountain brought Proulx international recognition, but their success merely confirms what literary critics have known for some time: Proulx is one of the most provocative and stylistically... (read more)

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Gesturing Toward Reality: David Foster Wallace and Philosophy
Gesturing Toward Reality: David Foster Wallace and Philosophy
by Robert K. Bolger
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Asked in 2006 about the philosophical nature of his fiction, the late American writer David Foster Wallace replied, "If some people read my fiction and see it as fundamentally about philosophical ideas, what it probably means is that these are... (read more)

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Men at War: What Fiction Tells Us about Conflict, from the Iliad to Catch-22
Men at War: What Fiction Tells Us about Conflict, from the Iliad to Catch-22
by Christopher Coker
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Since Achilles first stormed into our imagination, literature has introduced its readers to truly unforgettable martial characters. In Men at War, Christopher Coker discusses some of the most famous of these fictional creations and their impact on our... (read more)

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Character and Person
Character and Person
by John Frow
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Fictional character is an ontologically ambivalent category -- at once a formal construct and a quasi-person -- which lies at the heart of the life of textual fictions of all kinds. Character and Person explores that ambivalence by investigating not only... (read more)

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Inventing the Spectator: Subjectivity and the Theatrical Experience in Early Modern France
Inventing the Spectator: Subjectivity and the Theatrical Experience in Early Modern France
by Joseph Harris
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During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, France became famous -- notorious even -- across Europe for its ambitious attempts to codify and theorise a system of universally valid dramatic 'rules'. So fundamental and formative was this 'classical... (read more)

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Shakespeare, Dissent and the Cold War (Palgrave Shakespeare Studies)
Shakespeare, Dissent and the Cold War (Palgrave Shakespeare Studies)
by Alfred Thomas
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John Gower in England and Iberia: Manuscripts, Influences, Reception (Publications of the John Gower Society)
John Gower in England and Iberia: Manuscripts, Influences, Reception (Publications of the John Gower Society)
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Whiteness and Trauma
Whiteness and Trauma
by Victoria Burrows
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The World Within the Word: Essays (Scholarly)
The World Within the Word: Essays (Scholarly)
by William H. Gass
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Poe's Pervasive Influence (Perspectives on Edgar Allan Poe)
Poe's Pervasive Influence (Perspectives on Edgar Allan Poe)
by Barbara (edt) Cantalupo
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The Ghost Behind the Masks: The Victorian Poets and Shakespeare (Victorian Literature & Culture)
The Ghost Behind the Masks: The Victorian Poets and Shakespeare (Victorian Literature & Culture)
by W. David Shaw
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Never-Ending Stories: Adaptation, Canonisation and Ideology in Children's Literature (Ginkgo)
Never-Ending Stories: Adaptation, Canonisation and Ideology in Children's Literature (Ginkgo)
by Sylvie (edt) Geerts
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At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland (Modernist Literature & Culture)
At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland (Modernist Literature & Culture)
by Sarah Cole
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A Question of Sex: Feminism, Rhetoric, and Differences That Matter
A Question of Sex: Feminism, Rhetoric, and Differences That Matter
by Kristan Poirot
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Rococo Fiction in France, 1600 1715: Seditious Frivolity (Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650 1850)
Rococo Fiction in France, 1600 1715: Seditious Frivolity (Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650 1850)
by Allison Stedman
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Speaking in Tongues & Dancing Diaspora: Black Women Writing and Performing (Race and American Culture)
Speaking in Tongues & Dancing Diaspora: Black Women Writing and Performing (Race and American Culture)
by Mae G. Henderson
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French Women Authors: The Significance of the Spiritual, 1400 2000
French Women Authors: The Significance of the Spiritual, 1400 2000
by Kelsey Haskett
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