Download E-books Jane Austen and Representations of Regency England PDF

In Jane Austen and Representations of Regency England, Roger revenues appears at Jane Austen's whole oeuve, and perspectives her traditionally as a Regency author voicing issues at the of England.
analyzing Austen's literary works; her letters - within the context of these of different Regency girls; in addition to modern texts equivalent to tv diversifications of her paintings, Jane Austen and Representations of Regency England reconstructs the breadth of Jane Austen's writing. It additionally examines:
* her representations of dandyism and masculine identities
* the occasions of the Regency drawback of 1810-12
* the way Austen engaged in topical debates resembling healthcare in either Emma and Persuasion.

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Download E-books Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred D'Aguiar: Representations of slavery (Contemporary World Writers MUP) PDF

By Abigail Ward

Slavery is a routine topic in works via the modern black writers in Britain Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred D'Aguiar, but their go back to this prior arises from an pressing have to comprehend the racial anxieties of 20th- and twenty-first-century Britain. Now on hand in paperback, this booklet examines the ways that their literary explorations of slavery may perhaps make clear present concerns in Britain at the present time, or what can be considered the continued legacies of the UK's mostly forgotten slave past.

In this hugely unique research of up to date postcolonial literature, Ward explores quite a number novels, poetry and non-fictional works which will examine their artistic responses to the slave previous. this can be the 1st learn to concentration completely on British literary representations of slavery, and thoughtfully engages with such notions because the ethics of exploring slavery, the reminiscence and trauma of this prior, and the issues of taking a merely historic method of Britain's involvement in slavery or Indian indenture. even though all 3 authors are desirous about the matter of the way to begin representing slavery, their methods to this challenge differ immensely, and this booklet investigates those differences.

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Download E-books Crossing Borders, Dissolving Boundaries (Cross/Cultures) PDF

Borders separate but additionally attach self and different, and literary texts not just enact those bordering procedures, yet shape a part of such techniques. This publication gestures in the direction of a without borders international, stepping, because it have been, with thousand-mile boots from south to north (even around the Atlantic), from South Africa to Scandinavia. It additionally exhibits how literary texts version and rework borders and bordering strategies in wealthy and significant neighborhood contexts. The essays assembled right here examine the crossing and negotiation of borders and bounds in works by way of Nadine Gordimer, Ingrid Winterbach, Deneys Reitz, Janet Suzman, Marlene van Niekerk, A.S. Byatt, Thomas Harris, Frank A. Jenssen, Eben Venter, Antjie Krog, and others less than various symptoms or conceptual issues of appeal. those symptoms comprise a religious flip, eventfulness, self-understanding, ethnic and linguistic mobilization, performative chronotopes, the gruesome, the carceral, the rhetorical, and the interstitial. members: Ileana Dimitriu, Heilna du Plooy, John Gouws, Anne Heith, Lida Krüger, Susan Meyer, Adéle Nel, Ellen Rees, Johan Schimanski, Tony Ullyatt, Phil van Schalkwyk, Hein Viljoen.

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Download E-books Reading Late Lawrence PDF

Examining overdue Lawrence is a learn of a few of the ignored fictional works of D. H. Lawrence's final interval: those contain blissful Ghosts , solar, the stunning girl, The Blue Moccasins , and the 1st revisions of girl Chatterley's Lover . the actual concentration is upon Lawrence's revisions, and the insights they provide into the complexity of his writing tactics and the intensity of his dedication to renewal and re-imagining. The examine attracts generally upon the manuscript and variation fabric lately made on hand within the new scholarly versions of Lawrence's paintings.

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Download E-books Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews PDF

Beryl Bainbridge, Clive Barker, Terence Davies, and J. G. Farrell symbolize just a handful of the attention-grabbing and provocative writers who've emerged from the Liverpool literary scene long ago seventy-five years. released in commemoration of Liverpool’s 800th birthday in 2007 and in get together of its prestige as a eu urban of tradition in 2008, Writing Liverpool offers a variety of essays and interviews with the filmmakers, reporters, cultural critics, and novelists who've referred to as town home—asking if there's a specified Liverpool voice, and if this is the case, how we determine it.

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