From Sight through to In-Sight

Time, Narrative and Subjectivity in Conrad and Ford

Omar Sabbagh

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€67,00
$82.00
ISBN13: 
9789042037823
Publication Date: 
January 2014
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xlv, 232 pp.
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0165-9618
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201

Marie N. Sørbø

As a novelist, Jane Austen has been particularly recognized for her ironic voice, which dominates all her stories and gives the readers a peculiar perspective on her world. Do film-makers want this, and if so, how do they transmit her attitude of amused distance?
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203
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ISBN: 
9789042038462
Publication date: 
January 2014
€99,00
$122.00

Jessica Gildersleeve

Elizabeth Bowen and the Writing of Trauma analyses the treatment of memory and the past in Bowen’s writing through the lens of trauma theory. It draws on the theories of Jacques Derrida, Hélène Cixous, Julia Kristeva, Sigmund Freud, and Cathy Caruth.
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202
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037991
Publication date: 
January 2014
€58,00
$72.00

David Leon Higdon

Wandering into Brave New World explores the historical contexts and contemporary sources of Aldous Huxley’s 1932 novel which, seventy years after its initial publication remains the best known and most discussed dystopian work of the twentieth century. This new study addresses a number of...
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Volume: 
200
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037168
Publication date: 
January 2013
€73,00
$90.00

Carmen Luz Fuentes-Vásquez

This book examines the literary construction of personal identity through autobiographical narratives by three significant writers analysed together for the first time: the Scottish Willa Muir (1890-1970), the Canadian Margaret Laurence (1926-1987), and the New Zealander Janet Frame (1924-2004)....
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199
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ISBN: 
9789042036499
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January 2013
€86,00
$106.00

Virginia La Grand

This study examines Defoe’s three-volume Robinson Crusoe series in the light of the ‘banter’ style he developed as a pamphleteer. That heavily ironic style had brought him renown but also put him in the pillory. The present study explores for the first time Defoe’s complaint that readers and...
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198
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ISBN: 
9789042035881
Publication date: 
January 2012
€71,00
$88.00

Ana Sobral

Opting Out explores the theme of deviance as a form of protest in famous cult novels that have left an indelible mark on contemporary American culture – from Jack Kerouac's On the Road to Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club. Adopting a generational lens, it centers on the deviant heroes and literary...
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197
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ISBN: 
9789042035768
Publication date: 
January 2012
€77,00
$96.00

Albena Bakratcheva

Visibility beyond the Visible. The Poetic Discourse of American Transcendentalism is the first study to entirely deal with the poetics of American Transcendentalism. The author takes it for granted that the major New England transcendentalists were writers of utmost literary significance and so...
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196
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ISBN: 
9789042035560
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January 2013
€78,00
$97.00

Karmen Lenz

This study is the first concentrated investigation of the Old English Book of Consolation Meters, associated with King Alfred’s court. These Alfredian poems, which have long been neglected, recapture poetic ideas from their Latin model, Boethius’ De Consolatione Philosophiae. This volume examines...
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195
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ISBN: 
9789042035539
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January 2012
€43,00
$53.00

Adnan Mahmutović

Iconic migrant writers such as Michael Ondaatje, Salman Rushdie and Ben Okri use their fictional worlds to articulate the ways in which existential “nervous conditions,” caused by violent postcolonial history, drive individuals to rework the critical notions of freedom, authenticity and community...
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194
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ISBN: 
9789042035348
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January 2012
€70,00
$86.00

David Lucking

Etymologically speaking, the words “know” and “narrate” share a common ancestry. Making Sense in Shakespeare examines some of the ways in which this distant kinship comes into play in Shakespearean drama. The argument of the book is that at a time in European cultural history in which the problem...
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Volume: 
193
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035027
Publication date: 
January 2012
€70,00
$86.00

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