Category Archives for Literary essay

In Defence of T. S. Eliot

by Craig Raine Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 608 pages Protection: DRM Language: English His pieces, on the literary world and some of its most fascinating figures and classics, bear his hallmark of vitality and distinctive approach.

Shakespeares Last Plays

by F.A. Yates Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 164 pages File size: 601 KB Protection: DRM Language: English First Published in 1999.

Early Modern Women in the Low Countries: Feminizing Sources and Interpretations of the Past

by Susan Broomhall and Jennifer Spinks Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 262 pages File size: 22.4 MB Protection: DRM Language: English

Remains of Elmet

by Ted Hughes Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 88 pages File size: 130 KB Protection: DRM Language: English ‘The Calder valley, west of Halifax, was the last ditch of Elmet, the last British Celtic kingdom to fall to

Ambition and Survival: Becoming a Poet

by Christian Wiman Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 280 pages File size: 3 MB Protection: DRM Language: English An intimate first book of personal essays and incisive commentary from the editor of Poetry.

Grotesque

by Justin Edwards and Rune Graulund Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 176 pages File size: 1.4 MB Protection: DRM Language: English The Grotesque provides an invaluable and accessible guide to the use (and abuse) of this complex literary term.

O’Brien Pocket History of Irish Writers

by A Norman Jaffares Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 184 pages File size: 2.7 MB Protection: DRM Language: English This book includes all the leading Irish writers and some of the lesser known: playwrights, novelists, short story writers, poets.

Contemporary African American Literature: The Living Canon

by Lovalerie King (Editor) and Shirley Moody-Turner (Editor) Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 392 pages File size: 1.3 MB Protection: DRM Language: English

John Steinbeck and His Contemporaries

by Stephen K. George (Editor) and Barbara A. Heavilin (Editor) Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 344 pages File size: 2.7 MB Protection: DRM Language: English

The Modern Element: Essays on Contemporary Poetry

by Adam Kirsch Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 352 pages File size: 324 KB Protection: DRM Language: English A collection of bold, insightful, and controversial essays by “a poetry critic of the very first order” (New York Times).

The English Novel From Dickens To Lawrence

by Raymond Williams Book Details Format: EPUB Protection: DRM Language: English Raymond Williams begins his brilliantly perceptive study of the English novel in the 1840s, a period of rapid social change brought on by the Industrial Revolution, the struggle for … Continue reading

Guilty Money: The City of London in Victorian and Edwardian Culture, 1815-1914

by Ranald C Michie Book Details Format: EPUB File size: 1014 KB Protection: DRM Language: English This is an engaging study of the place occupied by the City of London within British cultural life during the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

Collected Poems 1931-74

by Lawrence Durrell (Author) and James A. Brigham (Editor) Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 336 pages File size: 1.4 MB Protection: DRM Language: English

CliffsNotes on Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales

by James L Roberts Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 128 pages File size: 962 KB Protection: DRM Language: English Join Chaucer’s band of pilgrims on their journey in CliffsNotes on The Canterbury Tales.

Return to Good and Evil: Flannery O’Connor’s Response to Nihilism

by Henry T., III Edmondson (Author) and Marion Montgomery (Introduction author) Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 224 pages File size: 760 KB Protection: DRM Language: English

Exotic Nation: Maurophilia and the Construction of Early Modern Spain

by Barbara Fuchs Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 208 pages File size: 1.9 MB Protection: DRM Language: English Barbara Fuchs examines the paradoxes in the construction of Spain in relation to its Moorish heritage through an analysis of Spanish … Continue reading

Rediscoveries in Children’s Literature

by Suzanne Rahn Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 224 pages File size: 3 MB Protection: DRM Language: English First Published in 1995

Simon Gray: Plays 4: Common Pursuit; Holy Terror; After Pilkington; Old Flames; They Never Slept

by Simon Gray Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 560 pages File size: 395 KB Protection: DRM Language: English ‘Sharp, funny and clever . . .

Composing Cultures: Modernism, American Literary Studies, and the Problem of Culture

by Eric Aronoff (Author) and Robert D. Newman (Editor) Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 248 pages File size: 557 KB Protection: DRM Language: English

Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece

by Michael Gorra Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 416 pages File size: 2.3 MB Protection: DRM Language: English A revelatory biography of the American master as told through the lens of his greatest novel.

Postcolonial Studies: The Key Concepts

by Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths and Helen Tiffin Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 268 pages File size: 2.3 MB Protection: DRM Language: English

Brook, Hall, Ninagawa, Lepage: Great Shakespeareans: Volume XVIII

by Peter Holland (Editor) Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 192 pages File size: 319 KB Protection: DRM Language: English Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and … Continue reading

How to Win the Nobel Prize in Literature: A Handbook for the Would-be Laureate

by David Carter Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 200 pages File size: 898 KB Protection: DRM Language: English With humour, wit and insight David Carter provides an account of the trials and tribulations of the Nobel Prize in Literature, … Continue reading

Latin American Perspectives on Globalization: Ethics, Politics, and Alternative Visions

by Mario Saenz (Editor) and Linda Martin|Castillo, Debra A. Alcoff (Introduction author) Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 264 pages File size: 770 KB Protection: DRM

Historical Dictionary of Scandinavian Literature and Theater

by Jan Sjavik Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 404 pages File size: 1.3 MB Protection: DRM Language: English The literature of Scandinavia is amazingly rich and varied, consisting of the works produced by the countries of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, … Continue reading

The Ashgate Research Companion to Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe

by Allyson M. Poska (Editor) and Jane Couchman (Editor) Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 572 pages File size: 19.4 MB Protection: DRM Language: English

The Apple and the Spectroscope

by T R Henn Book Details Format: EPUB Page count: 188 pages File size: 2.8 MB Protection: DRM Language: English First published in 1951, this book is based on a course of lectures on poetry and prose given at Cambridge … Continue reading

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