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Cross-Examinations of Law and Literature
In Cross Examinations of Law and Literature Brook Thomas uses legal thought and legal practice as a lens through which to read some of the important... Les mer
T. S. Eliot and Indic Traditions
T. S. Eliot’s allusions to Indic philosophy in several poems - from the Sanskrit ending of The Waste Land to the ‘What Krishna meant’ section... Les mer
New Essays on The Great Gatsby
The introduction to this volume charts the fortunes of The Great Gatsby from its mixed reception and disappointing sales on publication in 1925,... Les mer
William Empson: Essays on Shakespeare
At the time of his death in 1984, the poet and critic William Empson was preparing and revising a collection of his essays on Shakespeare. This... Les mer
Reading Greek Tragedy
This book is an advanced critical introduction to Greek tragedy. It is written specifically for the reader who does not know Greek and who may be... Les mer
Lexical Semantics
Lexical Semantics is about the meaning of words. Although obviously a central concern of linguistics, the semantic behaviour of words has been unduly... Les mer
West African Poetry: A Critical History
Previous studies of African poetry have tended to concentrate either on its political content or on its relationship to various European schools.... Les mer
The Cambridge Handbook of American Literature
Comprising over 750 entries in a single alphabetical sequence, the Cambridge Handbook of American Literature offers a compact and accessible guide to... Les mer
The Interpretation of Material Shapes in Puritanism
Centering her argument on the influential preacher John Cotton, Dr Kibbey offers a detailed analysis of the rhetoric of the Puritan plain style, and... Les mer
The Fall into Eden
In this book David Wyatt examines the mythology of California as it is reflected in the literature of the region. He argues that in the literature of... Les mer
Post-Modern Aura
"Charles Newman's The Post-Modern Aura is a real eye-opener; the best thing I've read on the state of American culture in a long time,... Les mer
The New Comedy of Greece and Rome
In writing this book on the plays of New Comedy the author’s aim is to fill a gap in the existing literature by concentrating on what one might... Les mer
The Iliad
This is the first volume of a projected six-volume Commentary on Homer’s Iliad, under the General Editorship of professor G. S. Kirk. Professor... Les mer
A Critical Introduction to Twentieth-Century American Drama
In this, the third and final volume of his critical account of American drama in the twentieth century, Christopher Bigsby turns from the... Les mer
Post-Modern Aura
"Charles Newman's The Post-Modern Aura is a real eye-opener; the best thing I've read on the state of American culture in a long time,... Les mer
The Sacred Game
This book is a meditation on the theme of provincialism in American literature. With careful attention to the historical context, it identifies in... Les mer
In the Age of Prose
The guiding theme of these essays is the fate of the imagination and the condition of art in the modern world, where both appear to be enfeebled by... Les mer
A Critical Introduction to Twentieth-Century American Drama
This is the second volume in Christopher Bigsby’s critical history of the important American dramatists and theatrical movements in this century.... Les mer
Virgil’s Iliad
This is a book about Virgil’s Aeneid, especially the second half of the poem, are explores in some detail Virgil’s use of Homer’s Iliad. The... Les mer
Realismens seger
I denna volym återfinns Lukács' viktigaste litteraturkritiska uppsatser från 1930-talet. Här lanserar och utvecklar han sin berömda teori om... Les mer
The Cambridge History of Classical Literature
In the third century BC Rome embarked on the expansion which was ultimately to leave her mistress of the Mediterranean world. As part of that... Les mer
The Cambridge History of Classical Literature
In the two centuries covered by this volume, from about AD 250 to 450, the Roman Empire suffered a period of chaos followed by drastic administrative... Les mer
The Cambridge History of Classical Literature
This volume covers a relatively short span of time, rather less than the first three-quarters of the first century BC; but it was an age of... Les mer
The Cambridge History of Classical Literature
Perfection is finality; finality is death. The poets and prose writers of the first and early second centuries AD were not deterred by the towering... Les mer