By Greg M. Colón Semenza,Bob Hasenfratz
By Greg M. Colón Semenza,Bob Hasenfratz
By Devin Brown
Learn extra in regards to the e-book that all started it all—The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe—and approximately its author, C. S. Lewis. notice how Professor Lewis first got here to jot down his exceptional tale a couple of magical land the place it truly is continuously wintry weather and not Christmas. discover the story-behind-the-story of the way 4 young ones and a very good lion named Aslan introduced springtime again and rescued its population (beavers, fauns, or even centaurs) from the spell of the evil White Witch.
By Lois Tyson
Explaining either why thought is critical and the way to take advantage of it, Lois Tyson introduces starting scholars of literature to this usually daunting sector in a pleasant and approachable sort. the hot variation of this textbook is obviously established with chapters in line with significant theories that scholars are anticipated to hide of their studies.
Key good points include:
Comprehensive, effortless to exploit, and completely up-to-date all through, Using severe Theory is the fitting first step for college students starting levels in literature, composition and cultural studies.
By Naomi Schor,Ellen Rooney
But the tale of the aspect is as political because it is aesthetic. Secularization, the disciplining of society, the increase of consumerism, the discovery of the quotidian, have all introduced element to the fore. during this vintage paintings of aesthetic and feminist concept, now to be had in a brand new paperback variation, Schor presents methods of puzzling over info and decoration in literature, paintings, and structure, and uncovering the unstated yet robust ideologies that connected gender to info.
Wide-ranging and richly argued, Reading in Detail presents principles approximately analyzing (and viewing) that might increase the learn of literature and the arts.
By Joel Lane,Mark Valentine,John Howard
Joel constantly meant to assemble those essays in a booklet to be entitled This marvelous Darkness, a citation from the poet Edwin Morgan, whose paintings he widespread. this can't be that booklet: however it brings jointly the entire essays he was once capable of write within the series.
Joel writes in his essay, ‘This outstanding Darkness’, ‘. . . it used to be necessary to ask new questions about human nature and our position on the earth. Horror fiction was once . . . an try to generate new myths—or a brand new type of imagination—that may possibly care for . . . new realities.’ And few have understood and explored those new myths and realities with the deep realizing that he is going directly to demonstrate.
Also accumulated listed here are essays Joel wrote for different courses, together with experiences of Ramsey Campbell, Robert Bloch and Nyarlathotep. the amount is done through appreciations of Joel’s essays, poetry, brief tales and novels.
By Carl Spadoni,Judith Skelton Grant
Robertson Davies (1913–1995), certainly one of Canada’s so much exclusive authors of the 20 th century, was once identified for his paintings as a novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor. This descriptive bibliography is devoted to his writing occupation, protecting all guides from his first enterprise into print on the age of 9 to works released posthumously to 2011. Entries comprise every one of Davies’ signed courses and people pseudonymous or nameless writings he said having written. incorporated are his performs, novels, journalism, educational writing, translations, interviews, speeches, lectures, unsigned articles and editorials, motion pictures, audio recordings, and multimedia versions. additionally indexed is a beneficiant sampling of unsigned articles and editorials.
Using Davies’ data and the records of alternative authors, agencies, and publishers, Carl Spadoni and Judith Skelton provide current A Bibliography of Robertson Davies to serve the learn calls for of Canadian literature and publication background scholars.
By Romano Montroni
By J. Archer,R. Marggraf Turley,H. Thomas,Richard Marggraf Turley
By Iben Have,Birgitte Stougaard Pedersen
Audiobooks are quickly rising in popularity with extensively obtainable electronic downloading and streaming prone. This ebook engages with the electronic type of audiobooks, framing audiobook listening as either a remediation of literature and a regular task that creates new analyzing studies that may be in comparison to hearing song or the radio. Have and Stougaard Pedersen problem the ancient idea that audiobook listening is a compensatory task or a second-rate analyzing event, whereas trying to determine a discussion among sound stories and media reviews, comparative literature, aesthetics, and sociology.
By Nicholas T Parsons