Stand Into Danger (The Bolitho Novels) (Vol 2) by Alexander Kent

By Alexander Kent

In 1774, Richard Bolitho is a newly appointed 3rd Lieutenant, becoming a member of the 28-gun frigate future. Dispatched on a mystery challenge, future and her corporation face the dangers of conspiracy, treason, and piracy. it truly is amidst the broadside battles and clashes of swords that Bolitho learns to simply accept his new duties as a King's officer.

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Milton and Ecology by Ken Hiltner

By Ken Hiltner

Ken Hiltner explores the ideological foundation of our present environmental trouble via enticing literary, theoretical, and old methods. targeting Milton's rejection of dualistic theology, metaphysical philosophy, and early-modern subjectivism, Hiltner argues that he expected convinced crucial glossy ecological arguments. This learn considers how Milton not just sought to inform the tale of the way Paradise in the world was once misplaced via Humanity's folly, but in addition the way it could be regained.

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Who's Afraid of James Joyce? by Karen R. Lawrence

By Karen R. Lawrence

The improvement of Joycean reviews right into a revered and extremely huge subdiscipline of modernist reviews may be traced to the paintings of a number of vital students. between those that did the main to record Joyce's paintings, Karen Lawrence can simply be one of that elite cadre.

A retrospective of many years of labor on Joyce, this assortment comprises released magazine articles, booklet chapters, and choices from her most sensible identified paintings (all up-to-date and revised), besides one new essay. that includes enticing shut readings of such Joyce works as Dubliners and Ulysses, it will likely be a welcome boost to any severe Joycean's library and should end up tremendous necessary to new generations of Joyce critics seeking to construct on Lawrence's expansive scholarship. either readable and full of life, this paintings could encourage a life of studying, re-reading, and educating Joyce.

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The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the First World by Vincent Sherry

By Vincent Sherry

The nice battle of 1914-1918 marked a turning aspect in glossy historical past and tradition. This spouse deals serious overviews of the foremost literary genres and social contexts that outline the learn of the literatures produced by means of international struggle I. It examines the war's influence on a number of nationwide literatures earlier than addressing the way in which the conflict affected Modernism, the ecu avant-garde, movie, women's writing, memoirs, and, after all, the battle poets. the amount concludes through addressing the legacy of the conflict for twentieth-century literature.

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Levity of Design : Man and Modernity in the Poetry of J.H. by Wit Pietrzak

By Wit Pietrzak

How can poetry embody morality via targeting metaphrasts? what's the relation among an allummette and the alpha rhythm? Why is it that money has become a metonym of goodness and good fortune? And exceptionally, is it nonetheless attainable to think about the human topic as a possible type in past due modernity? those are many of the questions that J. H. Prynne s poetry addresses. Levity of layout voices a critique of present-day society a great deal from inside of, and seeks to illustrate how Prynne has contrived to single-handedly triumph over the deadlock created by means of the legacy of poststructuralism. In a milieu of avant-garde linguistic test constructed from the modernist innovations of Pound and Olson, but in addition from the early Eliot in addition to Velimir Khlebnikov, and opposed to the history of the writings of Heidegger and Adorno, those poems increase a language during which the suggestion of guy might be restituted

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Women's Writing in the British Atlantic World: Memory, Place by Kate Chedgzoy

By Kate Chedgzoy

Kate Chedgzoy explores the ways that girls writers of the early smooth British Atlantic global imagined, visited, created and haunted textual websites of reminiscence. Asking how women's writing from all components of the British Isles and Britain's Atlantic colonies hired the assets of reminiscence to make feel of the adjustments that have been refashioning that international, the e-book means that reminiscence is itself the textual website the place the household echoes of nationwide quandary can so much insistently be heard. delivering readings of the paintings of poets who contributed to the oral traditions of Wales, Scotland and eire, and analysing poetry, fiction and life-writings by means of popular and not more established writers reminiscent of Hester Pulter, Lucy Hutchinson and Aphra Behn, this booklet explores how women's writing of reminiscence gave expression to the typical, intimate effects of the key geopolitical adjustments that came about within the British Atlantic international within the 17th century.

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