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Homer the Theologian: Neoplatonist Allegorical Reading and the Growth of the Epic Tradition

by Robert Lamberton University of California Press
Pub Date:
04/1989
ISBN:
9780520066076
Format:
Pbk 384 pages

Here is the first survey of the surviving evidence for the growth, development, and influence of the Neoplatonist allegorical...

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Novel and The Police

by D A Miller University of California Press
Pub Date:
07/1989
ISBN:
9780520067462
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

Through a series of readings in the work of the decisive triumvirate of Victorian fiction, Dickens, Trollope and Wilkie Collins,...

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Court and Culture: Dutch Literature, 1350-1450

by Frits Pieter Van Oostrom, Arnold Pomerans and James H Marrow University of California Press
Pub Date:
11/1992
ISBN:
9780520067776
Format:
Hbk 392 pages

Our common image of the Middle Ages, constructed partly from popular accounts by Tuchman and Huizinga, is a period in European...

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Sins of the Fathers: Hawthorne's Psychological Themes

by Frederick Crews University of California Press
Pub Date:
01/1989
ISBN:
9780520068179
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

Surveying Hawthorne's entire career, from his earliest surviving stories through the romances left unfinished at his death, Frederick...

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Himalayan Voices: An Introduction to Modern Nepali Literature

by Michael James Hutt University of California Press
Pub Date:
07/1991
ISBN:
9780520070486
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

While the natural splendor of Nepal has been celebrated in many books, very little of the substantial body of Nepali literature...

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Polyhymnia: The Rhetoric of Horation Lyric Discourse

by Gregson Davis University of California Press
Pub Date:
10/1991
ISBN:
9780520070776
Format:
Hbk 293 pages

Horace's Odes have a surface translucency that belies their rhetorical sophistication. Gregson Davis brings together recent trends...

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Allegorical Readers and Cultural Revision in Ancient Alexandria

by David Dawson University of California Press
Pub Date:
12/1991
ISBN:
9780520071025
Format:
Hbk 356 pages

Allegorical readings of literary or religious texts always begin as counterreadings, starting with denial or negation, challenging...

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Grounds for Play: The Nautanki Theatre of North India

by Kathryn Hansen University of California Press
Pub Date:
12/1991
ISBN:
9780520072732
Format:
Hbk 354 pages

The nautanki performances of northern India entertain their audiences with often ribald and profane stories. Rooted in the peasant...

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Flight of the Mind: Virginia Woolf's Art and Manic-Depressive Illness

by Thomas C Caramagno and Kay Redfield Jamison University of California Press
Pub Date:
07/1992
ISBN:
9780520072800
Format:
Hbk 362 pages

In this major new book on Virginia Woolf, Caramagno contends psychobiography has much to gain from a closer engagement with science....

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Petrarch's Genius: Pentimento and Prophecy

by Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle University of California Press
Pub Date:
10/1991
ISBN:
9780520072930
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

Marjorie Boyle is the first theologian to write about Petrarch the poet as theologian. With her extraordinarily broad and deep...

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Dionysius and The History of Archaic Rome

by Emilio Gabba University of California Press
Pub Date:
06/1991
ISBN:
9780520073029
Format:
Hbk 271 pages

In The History of Archaic Rome, Dionysius purposely viewed Roman history as an embodiment of all that was best in Greek culture....

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Erec and Enide

by Chretien de Troyes, Dorothy Gilbert, Dorothy Gilbert and Dorothy Gilbert University of California Press
Pub Date:
12/1992
ISBN:
9780520073463
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

In this new verse translation of one of the great works of French literature, Dorothy Gilbert captures the vivacity, wit, and...

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Twilight of the Gothic?: Vampire Fiction and the Rise of the Paranormal Romance

by Joseph Crawford University of Wales Press
Pub Date:
07/2014
ISBN:
9781783160648
Format:
Hbk 350 pages

The Twilight of the Gothic? explores the history of the paranormal romance genre from its origins in the horror and romance fiction...

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J. O. Francis, Realist Drama and Ethics: Culture, Place and Nation

by Alyce von Rothkirch University of Wales Press
Pub Date:
07/2014
ISBN:
9781783160709
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

This book introduces readers to the work of the neglected Welsh dramatist J. O. Francis, a major figure in amateur dramatic circles...

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Body Gothic: Corporeal Transgression in Contemporary Literature and Horror Film

by Xavier Aldana Reyes University of Wales Press
Pub Date:
11/2014
ISBN:
9781783160921
Format:
Hbk 252 pages

Ever since horror became wildly popular in the 1970s, journalists have warned against the dangers of increasingly explicit forms...

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