Literary History & Criticism


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  • Cover scan of The Little Book Of The Great Enchantment
    The Little Book Of The Great Enchantment
    Steve Blamires - Paperback - Skylight
    William Sharp (1855-1905) was the pen behind the writings of the mysterious Fiona Macleod. He kept her true identity a closely guarded secret. This book reveals previously unknown secrets from his life and shows clearly how to recover the Faery lore contained in Fiona Macleod's literary output.
  • Cover scan of The Arab Nahdah
    The Arab Nahdah: The Making Of The Intellectual And Humanist Movement
    Abdulrazzak Patel - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title explores the influences that triggered the Arabic awakening, the nahdah, from the 1800s onwards.
  • Cover scan of Don Paterson
    Don Paterson: Contemporary Critical Essays
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    A collection of critical essays on the prize-winning contemporary British poet, Don Paterson.
  • Cover scan of Ideology, Rhetoric, Aesthetics
    Ideology, Rhetoric, Aesthetics: For De Man
    Andrzej Warminski - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title presents readings of De Man's critique of aesthetic ideology and the strange 'materiality' that emerges from it.
  • Cover scan of Material Inscriptions
    Material Inscriptions: Rhetorical Reading In Practice And Theory
    Andrzej Warminski - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Focusing insistently on the practice of rhetorical reading, this title demonstrates how the self-undoing of tropological systems necessarily generates narratives which turn out to be allegories of their own conditions of (im)possibility.
  • Cover scan of Thomas Hardy's Legal Fictions
    Thomas Hardy's Legal Fictions
    Trish Ferguson - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title explores Thomas Hardy's engagement with Victorian legal debates in his prose fiction.
  • Cover scan of Walter Pater
    Walter Pater: Individualism And Aesthetic Philosophy
    Kate Hext - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title explores how Walter Pater and his contemporary aesthetes were influenced by modern philosophies.
  • Cover scan of Reading The Absurd
    Reading The Absurd
    Joanna Gavins - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    Since Martin Esslin coined the 'theatre of the absurd' to describe experimental drama in the mid-20th century, the term 'absurd' has been adopted as a means of discussing a vast array of literary texts. This title examines a range of literary texts, both prose and poetry, and covers classic and contemporary absurdist texts.
  • Cover scan of Reading The Absurd
    Reading The Absurd
    Joanna Gavins - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Since Martin Esslin coined the 'theatre of the absurd' to describe experimental drama in the mid-20th century, the term 'absurd' has been adopted as a means of discussing a vast array of literary texts. This title examines a range of literary texts, both prose and poetry, and covers classic and contemporary absurdist texts.
  • Cover scan of Haptic Modernism
    Haptic Modernism: Touch And The Tactile In Modernist Writing
    Abbie Garrington - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This text contends that the haptic sense - combining touch, kinaesthesis and proprioception - was first fully conceptualised and explored in the modernist period, in response to radical new bodily experiences brought about by scientific, technological and psychological change.

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