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Romanticism, Nationalism, and the Revolt against Theory

by David Simpson University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1993
ISBN:
9780226759463
Format:
Pb+ 254 pages

Why has Anglo-American culture for so long regarded ''theory'' with intense suspicion? In this important contribution to the...

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Mercy Seat

by Bruce Smith University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1994
ISBN:
9780226764061
Format:
Pb+ 55 pages

Bruce Smith's new collection of poems presents a formidable vision of growing up ''white male North American'' in the fifties...

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Desire and Truth: Functions of Plot in Eighteenth-Century English Novels

by Patricia Meyer Spacks University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1990
ISBN:
9780226768472
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Desire and Truth offers a major reassessment of the history of eighteenth-century fiction by showing how plot challenges or reinforces...

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Telling Time: Clocks, Diaries, and English Diurnal Form, 1660-1785

by Stuart Sherman University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1996
ISBN:
9780226752778
Format:
Pb+ 342 pages

A revolution in clock technology in England during the s allowed people to measure time more accurately, attend to it more minutely,...

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Oracles of Empire: Poetry, Politics, and Commerce in British America, 1690-1750

by David S. Shields University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1990
ISBN:
9780226752983
Format:
Hbk 310 pages

This innovative look at previously neglected poetry in British America represents a major contribution to our understanding of...

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City of Dreadful Night: A Tale of Horror and the Macabre in India

by Lee Siegel University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1995
ISBN:
9780226756899
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

When Lee Siegel went to India to do research for a book on Sanskrit horror literature, a friend in New Delhi told him about an...

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Zephyrs of Najd: The Poetics of Nostalgia in The Classical Arabic Nasib

by Jaroslav Stetkevych University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1993
ISBN:
9780226773360
Format:
Pb+ 333 pages

Arabs have traditionally considered classical Arabic poetry, together with the Qur'an, as one of their supreme cultural accomplishments....

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In the Nineties

by John Stokes University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1989
ISBN:
9780226775388
Format:
Hbk 222 pages

John Stokes's lively study is an exercise in interdisciplinary criticism inspired by the decade it observes, the decade of Wilde,...

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After the Digging

by Alan Shapiro University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1998
ISBN:
9780226750415
Format:
Pbk 46 pages

After the Digging provides an exceptional look at the early work of acclaimed poet Alan Shapiro. His first collection of poems...

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Female Autograph: Theory and Practice of Autobiography from the Tenth to the Twentieth Century

by Domna C. Stanton University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1987
ISBN:
9780226771212
Format:
Pbk 251 pages

These original essays comprise a fascinating investigation into women's strategies for writing the self# and constructing the...

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Plight of Feeling: Sympathy and Dissent in the Early American Novel

by Julia A. Stern University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1997
ISBN:
9780226773117
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

American novels written in the wake of the Revolution overflow with self-conscious theatricality and impassioned excess. In The...

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Fortune's Faces: The Roman de la Rose and the Poetics of Contingency

by Daniel Heller-Roazen Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
09/2003
ISBN:
9780801871917
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

Arguably the single most influential literary work of the European Middle Ages, the Roman de la Rose of Guillaume de Lorris and...

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Mahabharata: Book 11: The Book of the Women and Book 12: The Book of Peace, Pt 1

by James L Fitzgerald University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2005
ISBN:
9780226252506
Format:
Hbk 848 pages

The longest poem in world literature, The Mahabharata is an unparalleled collection of epics, legends, romances, theology, and...

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Falling for Icarus: A Journey Among the Cretans

by Rory Maclean Tauris Parke Paperbacks
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9781848859562
Format:
Pbk 352 pages

On a windy spring morning in an ancient Cretan village, Rory MacLean fell to earth. His mother had died a few months earlier and...

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Acharnians. Knights

by Aristophanes and Jeffrey Henderson Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
09/1998
ISBN:
9780674995673
Format:
Hbk 416 pages

Aristophanes of Athens (ca. 446A386 BCE), one of the world's greatest comic dramatists, has been admired since antiquity for his...

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