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Jean Baudrillard
Best known as the philosopher who claimed that the Gulf War never happened, Jean Baudrillard is one of the most famous and controversial writers on... Les mer
Solution 1-10: Umbauland
After the end of the Second World War, the Federal Republic of Germany wanted to avoid a national “special path” at all costs. Even those who,... Les mer
Nicole Brossard: Essays on Her Works
Presenting poems by Nicole Brossard, this collection includes essays that critically appreciate her poetry, nine novels, and works of theory and... Les mer
The Cambridge Introduction to J. M. Coetzee
The South African novelist and Nobel Laureate J. M. Coetzee is widely studied around the world and attracts considerable critical attention. With the... Les mer
The Cambridge Introduction to Edith Wharton
Born in New York into a world of wealth and privilege, and writing with unique insight into the lives of the rich and fashionable, Edith Wharton was... Les mer
John Milton's Aristocratic Entertainments
This book is a comprehensive account of Milton’s two aristocratic entertainments, Arcades and Comus in the context of their original occasions and... Les mer
Milton and Ecology
In Milton and Ecology, Ken Hiltner engages with literary, theoretical, and historic approaches to explore the ideological underpinnings of our... Les mer
Literature, Technology, and Modernity, 1860–2000
Industrial modernity takes it as self-evident that there is a difference between people and machines, but the corollary of this has been a recurring... Les mer
Borges and the Kabbalah
The Argentinian Jorge Luis Borges was one of the most influential figures to emerge from the great blossoming of South American literature in the... Les mer
Transcultural Joyce
In Transcultural Joyce, a team of leading international scholars assess the afterlife of James Joyce and his writings within a multinational context.... Les mer
T. S. Eliot: The Modernist in History
The centenary of Eliot’s birth in 1988 provided the salutary occasion for a fresh look at his life and work and a reassessment in light of issues... Les mer
The Ethics of Modernism
What was the ethical perspective of modernist literature? How did Yeats, Eliot, Joyce, Woolf and Beckett represent ethical issues and develop their... Les mer
Ethical Joyce
Marian Eide argues that the central concern of James Joyce’s writing was the creation of a literary ethics. Eide examines Joyce’s ethical... Les mer
Idols of the Market
Idols of the Market: Modern Iconoclasm and the Fundamentalist Spectacle reexamines the legacies of modern theoretical and artistic iconoclasm in the... Les mer
Race, Work, and Desire in American Literature, 1860–1930
Race, Work and Desire analyses literary representations of work relationships across the colour-line from the mid-nineteenth century to the early... Les mer
Voices of the Nation
Throughout the nineteenth century, American fiction displayed a fascination with women’s speech - describing how women’s voices sound, what... Les mer
The Cambridge Companion to Laurence Sterne
Best known today for the innovative satire and experimental narrative of Tristram Shandy (1759–67), Laurence Sterne was no less famous in his time... Les mer
Milton and Gender
Milton’s contempt for women has been accepted since Samuel Johnson’s famous Life of the poet. Subsequent critics have long debated whether... Les mer
Dante and the Franciscans
Nick Havely examines the connections between Dante, the Franciscans and the Papacy as they appear in the Commedia and presents the poem as one... Les mer
Henry James and the Language of Experience
In Henry James and the Language of Experience, Collin Meissner examines the political dimension to the representation of experience as it unfolds... Les mer
Wyndham Lewis and the Art of Modern War
This collection is a specialised study to deal with the important question of Lewis’s aggression. The eight contributors consider Lewis’s career,... Les mer
Henry James and the Culture of Publicity
This book examines the relationship between the writings of Henry James and the historical formation of mass culture. Throughout his career, James... Les mer
Redefining Elizabethan Literature
Redefining Elizabethan Literature examines the new definitions of literature and authorship that emerged in one of the most remarkable decades in... Les mer