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A House Undivided
A whole range of major American writers have focused on images of the household, of domestic virtue, and the feminine or feminised hero. This... Les mer
The American Epic
This is the first thorough account of the many attempts during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to fashion a distinctly American epic... Les mer
Visible Song
For many years there has been lively debate about the orality or literacy of Old English verse: about whether the Old English verse which has come... Les mer
The Spanish American Regional Novel
Carlos Alonso’s study provides a radical re-examination of the novela de la tierra or regional novel, which plays a central part in the development... Les mer
The Place of Fiction in the Time of Science
In this major new book John Limon examines the various ways American authors have approached the writing of fiction (and justified that writing) in... Les mer
Dark Eden
An important though little understood aspect of the response of nineteenth-century Americans to nature is the widespread interest in the scenery of... Les mer
The Body in Swift and Defoe
This original book takes a new look at problems surrounding the physical, material nature of the human body, in particular as represented in the... Les mer
The Iliad
This is the second volume in the major six-volume commentary on The Iliad now being prepared under the general editorship of Professor Kirk. Volume I... Les mer
Myth and Archive
This book offers a new theory about the origin and evolution of the Latin American narrative, and about the emergence of the modern novel. It argues... Les mer
Transatlantic Manners
Christopher Mulvey has entered the world of travellers writing about their journeys abroad – Americans in their travels through England, and the... Les mer
The Puritan-Provincial Vision
This book suggests a new interpretation of the characteristic qualities of Scottish and American literatures. Considering the self-consciously... Les mer
The Novel of the Spanish Civil War (1936–1975)
This is a major English study of the novels of the Spanish Civil War. The book is based on an analysis of some eighty Spanish novels, written in... Les mer
Shakespeare Survey
Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English... Les mer
The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism
Surveying the beginnings of critical consciousness in Greece and proceeding to the writings of Aristophanes, Plato, Aristotle, and Hellenistic and... Les mer
Comparative Criticism
This volume explores a theme that has become central in our time, as the death of God is widely seen to be succeeded by ‘the death of Man’. Our... Les mer
Painterly Abstraction in Modernist American Poetry
Charles Altieri’s groundbreaking new book sets modernist American poetry in a precise cultural context by analysing how major poets reacted to the... Les mer
Ezra Pound: The Cantos
Pound’s 800 page Cantos, written over a period of more than fifty years (1917–1969), invites the reader to join the poet on a journey from... Les mer
Stendhal: The Red and the Black
Stendhal’s great novel The Red and the Black, published in 1830, is seen today as one of the most distinguished monuments of literary realism. In... Les mer
Proust: Swann’s Way
Swann’s Way, published in 1913, is the first part of Proust’s seven-part novel A la Recherche du temps perdu. The author’s expansion, revision... Les mer
Jens Bjørneboe og antroposofien
En analyse av esoterisk og mytologiske motiver med hovedvekt på det sene forfatterskapet til Jens... Les mer
Players of Shakespeare 2
This is the second volume of essays by actors with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Fourteen actors describe the Shakespearean roles they played in... Les mer
The Cambridge History of Classical Literature
This series provides individual textbooks on early Greek poetry, on Greek drama, on philosophy, history and oratory, and on the literature of the... Les mer
Linguistics
Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey is a comprehensive introduction to current research in all branches of the field of linguistics, from syntactic... Les mer
The Cambridge History of Classical Literature
This volume ranges in time over a very long period and covers the Greeks’ most original contributions to intellectual history. It begins and ends... Les mer