Books in category Literary Criticism – Reference

  • Rereading Modernism

    Rereading Modernism
    Lisa Rado

    As the authors in this volume suggest, instead of condemning writers for not practicing or portraying an acceptable politics of gender, we ought instead to show how their assumptions about the nature of the sexes inform their texts, both in …

  • Fifty Key Classical Authors

    Fifty Key Classical Authors
    Rhiannon Ash, Alison Sharrock

    Including essays on Sappho, Polybius and Lucan, as well as on major figures such as Homer, Plato, Catullus and Cicero, this book is a vital tool for all students of classical civilization.

  • Narnia

    Paul A. Karkainen

    This accessible guide examines the allegory and symbolism found in each of the seven Narnia books. Each chapter covers one book in the series, giving insight into characters, settings, and author C. S. Lewis's worldview.

  • The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism Volume 9 Twentieth Century Historical Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

    The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 9, Twentieth-Century Historical, Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives
    George Alexander Kennedy

    This ninth volume in The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism presents a wide-ranging survey of developments in literary criticism and theory during the last century.

  • Freedom for Publishing Publishing for Freedom

    Freedom for Publishing, Publishing for Freedom
    Richard Davy, Elizabeth Winter

    In a vivid personal account, Timothy Garton Ash recalls the work of the Project, ranging from smuggling in subsidies to underground journals and samizdat publishers in the pre-1989 period to supporting high-quality translations and East …

  • Children s Literature

    Children’s Literature
    Margaret W. Denman-West

    Lists works of fiction, juvenile series, poetry, and drama suitable for children's libraries

  • Rhetoric

    Jennifer Richards

    This insightful volume offers an accessible account of this contentious yet unavoidable term, making this book invaluable reading for students of literature, philosophy and cultural studies.

  • Coriolanus

    Mary Steible

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of Shakespeare's Roman play.

  • Really Good Books for Kids

    Really Good Books for Kids
    Janaan Manternach

    She has organized this guide to help readers locate books by subject matter (e.g., Books That Raise Moral Consciousness, Bible Storybooks, and Poetry) or by religious theme (e.g., Resurrection Stories, Christmas Stories).

  • New Aphorisms Reflections

    New Aphorisms & Reflections
    Steven Carter

    New Aphorisms & Reflections: Third Series, the sixth volume in a sequence which began with 222: Aphorisms & Reflections, features more than 450 entries, some of which are autobiographical.

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