English Studies

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  1. “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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Tickling the Ivories. Power, Violence, Sex and Identity in Elfriede Jelinek's The Piano Teacher
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    96 Pages
    Erika Kohut is in her late thirties. By day, she confronts her unrealised ambition as a concert pianist teaching at the Vienna Conservatory, while at night she skulks through porn shows and spies on couples...
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  5. New Readings in the Literature of British India, c. 1780-1947
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    340 Pages
    The twelve contributors to this book amply demonstrate the richness, vitality and complexity of the colonial transactions between Britain and India over the last two centuries, and they do so by approaching...
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  6. Anamorphosic Texts and Reconfigured Visions

    Maryna Romanets

    Anamorphosic Texts and Reconfigured Visions

    Improvised Traditions in Contemporary Ukrainian and Irish Literature
    €34.90
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    238 Pages
    In Anamorphosic Texts, Maryna Romanets turns a discriminating lens on a still “liminal” Ukrainian cultural space and, through its relation to the experiences of one of the earliest decolonized nations,...
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  7. The Formation of an Irish Literary Canon in the Mid-Twentieth Century
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    276 Pages
    This scholarly study of the formation of the Irish literary canon in the first half of the twentieth century provides fascinating and often surprising insights into the ways in which different educational...
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  8. Writing Home. Black Writing in Britain Since the War
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    240 Pages
    When the SS Empire Windrush berthed at Tilbury docks in 1948 with 492 ex-servicemen from the Caribbean, it marked the beginning of the post-war migrations to Britain that would form part of modern, multicultural...
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  9. Life Writing. Contemporary Autobiography, Biography, and Travel Writing

    Koray Melikoglu

    Life Writing. Contemporary Autobiography, Biography, and Travel Writing

    Proceedings of a Symposium Held by the Department of American Culture and Literature Halic University, Istanbul, 19-21 April 2006
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    360 Pages
    These proceedings of the international 2006 symposium ‘The Theory and Practice of Life Writing: Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in Post/modern Literature’ at Haliç University, Istanbul,...
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  10. Stereotypes and Slang

    Christian Peer

    Stereotypes and Slang

    A Survey of National Stereotyping in English Slang
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    108 Pages
    The theoretical basis of this book is the assumption that stereotyping is a phenomenon which manifests itself primarily through language. It is further based on the observation that slang provides a large...
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