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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
Modern Arabic Drama in Egypt
This book is the first critical survey of modern Egyptian drama during the period of its maturity from the 1930s to the present day. A discussion of... 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
A Coherent Splendor
In this book Albert Gelpi traces the emergence of American Modernist poetry as a reaction to, and outgrowth of, the Romantic ideology of the... Les mer
Tolstoy: Anna Karenina
Professor ThorIby offers a close reading of this classic novel and explores the subtle psychology in Tolstoy’s characterisation. He avoids complex... Les mer
Balzac: Old Goriot
This up-to-date account of the novel’s composition, structure, and achievement provides readers with the literary and historical knowledge needed... Les mer
Rousseau: Confessions
This new textbook series is ambitious in scope. It will provide concise and lucid introductions to major works of world literature from classical... Les mer
Constant: Adolphe
Dr Wood traces in detail the frequently paradoxical development of themes and situations introduced in the opening chapters and lays stress on the... Les mer
Dickens: Bleak House
Graham Storey explores Dickens’s vital engagement with some of the most intractable social and political issues of his day, and shows how these are... Les mer
New Essays on The Red Badge of Courage
First published in 1895, The Red Badge of Courage found immediate success and brought its author immediate fame. In his introduction to this volume,... Les mer
New Essays on The American
The American (1877) was written the very year Henry James committed himself to making his way as an author outside America. It thus formed part of... Les mer
New Essays on Light in August
Light in August (1932) is one of William Faulkner’s most important, most challenging, and most widely studied novels, demanding to be approached... Les mer
New Essays on Moby-Dick
The American Novel series provides students of American literature with introductory critical guides to the great works of American fiction. Each... Les mer
Det forspilte liv
I denne lille studien har vi for første gang på norsk fått en samlet fremstilling av Tsjekhovs prosa - fra ungdomsårenes løsslupne humoresker... Les mer
New Essays on Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Increased interest in the role of women and minorities in establishing the canon of American literature has led to renewed interest in Uncle Tom’s... Les mer
New Essays on The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises (1926) was Hemingway’s first novel and is now widely considered to be the most important of his longer works of fiction. Written... Les mer
Catullus and his World: A Reappraisal
This book is the first attempt to read the poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus in his own context; to look at the poet and his works against the... Les mer
Shakespeare’s Tragedies
This book introduces the students and the general reader to Shakespeare’s tragedies and to many of the problems, both old and new, of interpreting... Les mer
Tolstoy: Anna Karenina
Professor ThorIby offers a close reading of this classic novel and explores the subtle psychology in Tolstoy’s characterisation. He avoids complex... Les mer
New Essays on Light in August
Light in August (1932) is one of William Faulkner’s most important, most challenging, and most widely studied novels, demanding to be approached... Les mer
The Metamorphosis of Persephone
Ovid, a poet unashamedly in love in poetry, including his own, has enjoyed a recent renaissance in popularity. Yet there is still a certain tendency... Les mer
American Realism and American Drama, 1880–1940
The importance of native American realism is traced through a study of the evolution of dramatic theory from the early 1890s through World War I and... Les mer
The American Historical Romance
This book traces the tradition of American historical fiction from its origins in the early nineteenth century to the eve of World War II. It... Les mer