By Matthias Konzett
By Pablo Markin
By Ted Jones
Florence and Tuscany: A Literary advisor for visitors takes the literary-minded visitor (either in individual or in an armchair) on a vibrant and illuminating trip, retracing the footsteps of writers who've lived and labored in, or been encouraged by means of, the background and panorama of Tuscany from John Milton and Thomas grey to the Brownings, the Shelleys, Charles Dickens, D.H. Lawrence, Thomas Hardy, E.M. Forster, Mark Twain Muriel Spark and so forth. For someone who has fallen less than a Tuscan spell, as such a lot of have earlier than, this booklet - the 1st of its style - will end up captivating reading.
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By Karina A. Eileraas
By Andrew Motion
Andrew Motion's books comprise a biography, The Lamberts, George, consistent and Kil, and a number of other prize-winning collections of poetry, the latest of that's Love in a lifestyles. he's presently writing the approved biography of Philip Larkin.
By W. David Shaw
What is knowledge? the place does it come from? the place will we locate it? And what does it suggest in our lives? In Secrets of the Oracle, David Shaw explores those questions via turning to the works of knowledge writers, whose phrases continue their that means and transformative energy even centuries once they have been written.
Wisdom literature exists in shaping kinds - the aphorism, geared in the direction of the previous, and the oracle, a innovative impulse trying to the longer term. Secrets of the Oracle discusses either forms of knowledge, discovering them within the works of poets and philosophers from Tennyson and Zeno to Yeats and George Berkeley, from Browning and Schleiermacher to T.S. Eliot and F.H. Bradley. The booklet additionally discusses the contribution to knowledge of Jesus and the writer of Ecclesiastes, of Abraham Lincoln and Norman Maclean. half social gathering of knowledge discovered and half lament for knowledge misplaced, Secrets of the Oracle is convincing in its statement that knowledge articulates what's and gives inventive visions of the future.
By Kent Puckett
By Elaine K. Ginsberg
These essays think about a variety of texts and moments from colonial occasions to the current that elevate major questions about the political motivations inherent within the origins and upkeep of identification different types and limits. via discussions of such literary works as Running 1000 Miles for Freedom, The Autobiography of an Ex–Coloured Man, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, The Hidden Hand, Black Like Me, and Giovanni’s Room, the authors study problems with energy and privilege and ways that passing may problem the usually inflexible constructions of identification politics. Their interrogation of the semiotics of habit, costume, language, and the physique itself contributes considerably to an realizing of nationwide, racial, gender, and sexual id in American literature and culture.
Contextualizing and construction at the theoretical paintings of such students as Judith Butler, Diana Fuss, Marjorie Garber, and Henry Louis Gates Jr., Passing and the Fictions of Identity could be of worth to scholars and students operating within the parts of race, gender, and id concept, in addition to U.S. heritage and literature.
Contributors. Martha Cutter, Katharine Nicholson Ings, Samira Kawash, Adrian Piper, Valerie Rohy, Marion Rust, Julia Stern, Gayle Wald, Ellen M. Weinauer, Elizabeth Young
By Patrick Dooley
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By Jane Marie Todd
Originally released in 1990. This uniquely interesting examine ways the matter of autobiography from instructions: first assessing theories of the self, attention and language built by way of either Freud and Derrida; moment in the course of the interpreting of the autobiographical features in their writings. The booklet starts with the problem of creating feel of a existence via illustration, via autobiography, in the box of mental phenomena – display thoughts, mourning, obsession, hysteria, transference. half 1 specializes in Freud’s case histories and psychoanalysis getting used to make a story of behaviour in language. half considers Freud’s personal Interpretation of Dreams and its autobiographical nature. half three examines highbrow activities reminiscent of phenomenology, pace act concept and structuralism whereas elements four and five flip to Derrida’s use of autobiography as self-criticism and his debt to Freud.