By Mohammed Kazim Ali
—Painted Bride Quarterly
By Joel Myerson
By Benjamin M. Sutcliffe
a spotlight at the illustration of way of life in women’s prose unearths first new release of lady writers (Natal’ia Baranskaia, Irina Grekova) either legitimated and constrained their successors (Liudmila Petrushevskaia, Tat’iana Tolstaia, Liudmila Ulitskaia, and Svetlana Vasilenko) of their selection of literary issues. The Prose of Life strains the advance, and fascinating ruptures, of modern Russian women’s prose, turning into a must-read for readers drawn to Russian literature and gender studies.
2009 remarkable educational identify, Choice Magazine
By Susan F. Beegel
in our time
, the quantity was once later absorbed into Hemingway’s tale collection
In Our Time
. these vignettes, as Milton Cohen demonstrates in
, demonstrate various voices, narrative recommendations, and fictional pursuits extra wide-ranging and experimental than the other extant paintings of Hemingway’s. extra, they supply a vibrant view of his earliest traits and impacts, first manifestations of the fashion that will turn into his hallmark, and bold departures into narrative types that he might eternally go away behind.
By Kaye Mitchell
The target of this ebook is to supply an in-depth research and critique of this idea of goal, its makes use of in the geographical regions of literary thought, aesthetics, philosophy of language, phenomenology and deconstruction, and its capability for redefinition. Mitchell units out to re-think purpose and interrogate the chances of an intentionalism extra fitted to a formalist or textualist severe method. She strikes from an overview of the pitfalls of a standard authorial intentionalism, in the direction of the formula of an ‘intentionality of form’, the place goal is obvious as a proper characteristic of the textual content itself
By Ann Keniston
Ghostly Figures contends that this poetics of belatedness, in addition to how it is sure to questions of poetic making, is a relevant, if significantly missed, strength in postwar American poetry. Discussing works through Sylvia Plath, Adrienne wealthy, Jorie Graham, Susan Howe, and a gaggle of poets responding to the AIDS epidemic, Ann Keniston attracts on and severely assesses trauma concept and psychoanalysis, in addition to past discussions of witness, elegy, lyric trope and determine, postmodernism, allusion, and function, to outline the ghosts that sincerely dramatize poetics of belatedness through the varied poetry of post–World battle II America.
By J.R. LeMaster,Donald D. Kummings
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman offers a accomplished source complied through over 2 hundred across the world famous participants, together with such top Whitman students as James E. Miller, Jr., Roger Asselineau, Betsy Erkkila, and Joel Myerson.
Now on hand for the 1st time in paperback, this quantity contains greater than 750 entries prepared in handy alphabetical layout. assurance comprises:
- biographical details: all names, dates, areas, and occasions vital to figuring out Whitman's existence and career
- Whitman's works: essays on all 8 versions of "Leaves of Grass," significant poems and poem clusters, important essays and prose works, in addition to his greater than dozen brief tales and the radical, Franklin Evans
- prominent topics and ideas: essays on such significant subject matters as democracy, slavery, the Civil conflict, immortality, sexuality, and the women's rights movement.
- significant types and strategies: reminiscent of prosody, symbolism, unfastened verse, and humour
- important developments and significant techniques in Whitman experiences: together with new historicist and cultural feedback, mental explorations, and debatable problems with sexual identity
- surveys of Whitman's foreign effect in addition to an evaluation of his literary legacy.
Useful for college kids, researchers, librarians, lecturers, and Whitman devotees, this quantity positive factors large cross-references, various photos of the poet, a chronology, a distinct appendix part monitoring the poet's family tree, and an intensive index. each one access features a bibliography for extra study.
By Katherine Binhammer
By Edna Andrews
By Sabine Sielke
Reading Rape examines how American tradition talks approximately sexual violence and explains why, within the latter 20th century, rape completed such value as a trope of strength relations.
Through attentive readings of quite a lot of literary and cultural representations of sexual assault--from antebellum seduction narratives and "realist" representations of rape in nineteenth-century novels to Deliverance, American Psycho, and modern feminist accounts--Sabine Sielke lines the evolution of a particularly American rhetoric of rape. She considers the types of cultural paintings that this rhetoric has played and unearths that rape has been an insistent determine for more than a few social, political, and fiscal issues.
Sielke argues that the illustration of rape has been a massive strength within the cultural development of sexuality, gender, race, ethnicity, type, and certainly nationwide id. whilst, her acute analyses of either canonical and lesser-known texts discover the complicated anxieties that encourage such buildings and their functionality in the wider cultural mind's eye. Provoked partly by way of modern feminist feedback, Reading Rape additionally demanding situations feminist positions on sexual violence by way of interrogating them as a part of the heritage during which rape has been a handy and traditional albeit troubling trope for different matters and conflicts.
This booklet teaches us what we discuss once we discuss rape. And what we are conversing approximately is frequently anything else solely: energy, funds, social swap, distinction, and identity.