Archive For The “British Irish Contemporary Literature” Category
By Tom Bristow
By Jennifer C. Vaught
By A. Monnickendam
By David Loewenstein,John Marshall
By Alberto Gabriele
This ebook maps out the temporal and geographic coordinates of the trope of sensationalism within the lengthy 19th century via a comparative process. not just juxtaposing diverse geographical parts (Europe, Asia and Oceania), this quantity additionally disperses its historical past over a longue durée, permitting readers to understand the hidden and infrequently unacknowledged continuities all through a interval that's usually decreased to the confines of the nationwide disciplines of literature, paintings, and cultural reviews. supplying quite a lot of methodological methods from the fields of literary stories, artwork background, sociology of literature, and visible tradition, this assortment deals integral examples of the relation among literature and a number of other media. issues contain the rhetorical tropes of pop culture, the cloth tradition of garments, the lived event of functionality as a sub-text of literature and portray, and the redefinition of spatiality and temporality in concept, artwork, and
By Peter Hunter Blair,Michael Lapidge
By Matthew Whittle
This booklet examines literary texts through British colonial servant and settler writers, together with Anthony Burgess, Graham Greene, William Golding, and Alan Sillitoe, who depicted the impression of decolonization within the newly self sufficient colonies and at domestic in Britain. The finish of the British Empire was once probably the most major and transformative occasions in twentieth-century historical past, marking the start of a brand new global order and having an indelible impression on British tradition and society. Literary responses to this second through these from inside Britain provide an enlightening (and usually missed) exploration of the impression of decolonization on obtained notions of “race” and sophistication, whereas additionally prefiguring conceptions of multiculturalism. As Matthew Whittle argues during this sweeping examine, those works not just view decolonization inside of its worldwide context (alongside the aftermath of the second one international battle, the increase of the US, and mass immigration) yet frequently suggest an answer to imperial decline via cultural renewal.
By W. Martin
By Robert Sawyer
Instead of saying any alleged contention among Marlowe and Shakespeare, Sawyer examines the literary reception of the 2 whilst the writers are positioned in tandem in the course of severe discourse or creative construction. concentrating on particular examples from the final four hundred years, the learn starts off with Robert Greene’s reviews in 1592 and ends with the post-9/11 and 7/7 era.
The research not just appears at literary critics and their checks, but in addition at playwrights reminiscent of Aphra Behn, novelists comparable to Anthony Burgess, and overdue twentieth-century motion picture and theatre administrators. The paintings concludes by way of displaying how the latest outbreak of Marlowe as Shakespeare’s ghostwriter hurries up as a result of a weather of conspiracy, together with “belief echoes,” which shortly permeate our cultural and demanding discourse.
By George J. Worth