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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
Scenes of Nature, Signs of Men
This book is about the relationship of the American writer to his land and language - to the scene and the sign, to the natural landscape and the... Les mer
Mannerism in Arabic Poetry
This book attempts to identify elements of mannerism and classicism in medieval Arabic poetry. Mannerism in Arabic has usually been linked with the... Les mer
The Shade of Homer
In exploring the significance of Homer for the poetry of modern Greece - benign shade or looming shadow? - Dr Ricks is tackling a theme that has... Les mer
Writing the Apocalypse
This is a comparative literary study of apocalyptic themes and narrative techniques in the contemporary North and Latin American novel. Zamora... Les mer
The Cuban Condition
The sense of the radical newness of Spanish America found in literary works from the chronicles of the conquest to the work of the criollistas has... Les mer
Reminiscence and Re-creation in Contemporary American Fiction
Post-modernist fiction apparently presents a world of chance and randomness, devoid of historical intelligibility. Focusing on American... Les mer
The Color of the Sky
David Halliburton’s book is a richly textured study of the complete writings of Stephen Crane, including Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, The Red... Les mer
Virgil’s Augustan Epic
An examination of the main characters in the Aeneid - Aeneas himself, Dido and Turnus - in the light of Virgil\'s contemporary Augustan political and... 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
Conspiracy and Romance
Robert Levine has examined the American romance in a new historical context. His book offers a fresh reading of the genre, establishing its... Les mer
Conrad: Nostromo
Conrad’s great novel is a rich study not only of a typical South American country, but of the politics of any underdeveloped country, and for this... Les mer
New Essays on The Awakening
When The Awakening was first published in 1899 it was an extraordinarily controversial book. One of the first American novels to concern itself with... Les mer
New Essays on Invisible Man
Published less than fifty years ago, Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man shares with older classic works the odd quality of seeming to have been in place... Les mer
Players of Shakespeare 1
This is believed to be the first book of its kind. Twelve distinguished actors were asked to write about the preparation and performance of a... Les mer
Between Literature and Science
The theme of this book is the conflict that arose in the early nineteenth century between the literary and scientific intellectuals of Europe, as... Les mer
T. S. Eliot: The Poems
This book is designed to provide a comprehensive and stimulating introduction to T. S. Eliot’s poetry for those reading and studying it. The... Les mer
Words and The Word
First published in 1986, Stephen Prickett’s Words and the Word has had a major impact among scholars of literature and literary theory as well as... Les mer
Ideology and Classic American Literature
This volume of essays brings together some of the best work by Americanists concerned with the problem of ideology and its bearing upon American... Les mer
Equivocal Endings in Classic American Novels
An original approach to four mainstream texts for the study of American literature and the novel in general. It examines the strangely equivocal... Les mer
Yüan Hung-tao and the Kung-an School
Professor Chou here offers a new perspective on the rise and fall of the Kung-an school as a key to understanding the development of Chinese literary... Les mer
The American Abraham
In this book Warren Motley offers an original interpretation of James Fenimore Cooper’s career. Whereas most studies of Cooper have centered on the... Les mer
Pieces of Resistance
"Criticism, as I understand and practice it, is evaluative as well as interpretive", writes Eugene Goodheart. Pieces of Resistance is a... Les mer
Language, Authority, and Indigenous History in the Comentarios reales de los Incas
The Comentarios reales de los incas, a classic of Spanish Renaissance prose narrative, was written by Garcilaso Inca de la Vega, the son of an Inca... Les mer