English Studies

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  1. Seeking a Felicitous Space on the Frontier. The Progression of the Modern American Woman in O. E. Rölvaag, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Willa Cather
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    124 Pages
    This monograph seeks to reconstruct the culture of the pioneer woman as presented in O. E. Rölvaag’s Giants in the Earth, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie, and Willa Cather’s My...
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  2. Iris Murdoch and Her Work: Critical Essays

    Mustafa Kirca, Sule Okuroglu

    Iris Murdoch and Her Work: Critical Essays

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    246 Pages
    Iris Murdoch and Her Work assembles eighteen essays on the work of Iris Murdoch by scholars whose researches on Murdoch are already well-known. The book explores different aspects of Murdoch’s work including...
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  3. Ob-scene Spaces in Australian Narrative. An Account of the Socio-topographic Construction of Space in Australian Literature
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    290 Pages
    Ob-scene Spaces in Australian Narrative is an exhaustive survey of Australian literature proposing itself as a journey through time and space. With a careful selection of texts which recount Australian...
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  4. Ghostly Alterities. Spectrality and Contemporary Literatures in English
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    190 Pages
    Ghostly Alterities analyses the meaning of ghostliness in contemporary Anglophone novels – Patricia Grace’s Baby No-Eyes (1998), Toni Morrison’s Beloved (1987), J. M. Coetzee’s Foe (1986), Vivienne...
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  5. Words as Swords: Verbal Violence as a Construction of Authority in Renaissance and Contemporary English Drama
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    196 Pages
    Verbal violence, as a sophisticated means of persuasion and manipulation, is as effective on the stage as physical violence. Since the destructive effects of verbal violence are less recognized and long-term,...
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  6. James Joyce - Developing Irish Identity

    Thomas Halloran

    James Joyce - Developing Irish Identity

    A Study of the Development of Postcolonial Irish Identity in the Novels of James Joyce
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    164 Pages
    James Joyce: Developing Irish Identity follows the increasing focus on Irish identity in Joyce’s major works of prose. This study traces the development of the idea of Ireland, the concept of “Irishness,”...
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  7. The Iron Bars of Freedom. David Foster Wallace and the Postmodern Self
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    166 Pages
    David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest is one of the most ambitious American novels of the last decade. Its huge scope, its immense array of characters, and Wallace's artful mastery of language make it a...
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  8. “Disdeining life, desiring leaue to die”. Spenser and the Psychology of Despair
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    194 Pages
    Paola Baseotto’s important study stresses death’s ubiquity as a concept in Spenser’s works, always present in intimate relation to life, whether in the recurring, disturbing, figures of “deathwishers,”...
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  9. The Poetics of Shadows: The Double in Literature and Philosophy
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    190 Pages
    The essays in this collection attest to the richness of the double motif in literature and philosophy. Veering away from predominantly psychoanalytical readings of narratives which foreground the double...
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  10. Decapitation and Disgorgement. The Female Body's Text in Early Modern English Drama and Poetry
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    180 Pages
    This book brings the ideas of French feminist Hélène Cixous to bear on a number of Early Modern English texts. The female characters of Mariam from Elizabeth Cary’s The Tragedy of Mariam, Lavinia from...
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