Theme Parks, Rainforests and Sprouting Wastelands

European essays on theory and performance in contemporary British fiction

Edited by Richard Todd

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€45,00
$60.00
ISBN13: 
9789042005020
Publication Date: 
January 2000
Format: 
Paperback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
236 pp.
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ISSN: 
0165-9618
Volume: 
123

Dragoş Ivana

Embattled Reason, Principled Sentiment and Political Radicalism: Quixotism in English Novels, 1742-1801 proposes a new understanding of eighteenth-century Quixotism in English thought and literary production. The honourable and reform-oriented envisaging of the world displayed by eighteenth...
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Volume: 
209
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037731

Magali Cornier Michael

Narrative Innovation in 9/11 Fiction explores fiction that experiments in innovative ways with formal strategies so as to engage with the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center towers and their repercussion. This study demonstrates how certain novels create narratives about the 9/11...
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Volume: 
208
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042039070

Donat Gallagher and Carlos Villar Flor

Evelyn Waugh at war is an irresistibly fascinating subject, as are his war novels and diaries. Drawn to units offering the greatest danger, but often frustrated in his search for action, Waugh served in multiple regiments, saw battle on Crete and worked behind the lines in occupied Croatia. In...
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Volume: 
207
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042039001
Publication date: 
January 2014

Urszula Kizelbach

Early modern kings adopted a new style of government, Realpolitik, as spelled out in Machiavelli’s writings. Tudor monarchs, well aware of their questionable right to the throne, posed as great dissimulators, similarly to the modern prince who “must learn from the fox and the lion&...
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Volume: 
206
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038837
Publication date: 
January 2014

Hidenaga Arai

This book presents new readings of D.H. Lawrence’s later novels from the perspective of established critical theory and contemporary thought: a specific critical theory or critical perspective is selected and applied to each novel in order to present particular interpretations of each....
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Volume: 
205
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038820
Publication date: 
January 2014

Anne Mounic

The spirit of the narrative is mankind’s reflexive consciousness, or poetic genius ‒ our unique access to ourselves, our desperate endeavour “to be REAL”. It brings to light the dark unknown which is the zest of our lives; it gives shape to the tremor of our inner souls &...
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Volume: 
204
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038646
Publication date: 
January 2014

Marie N. Sørbø

Jane Austen’s worldwide popularity is not least due to the remaking of her novels for the visual media. Of the fifty-odd Austen related productions since 1938, forty-three of them adapt her novels to the various screens of cinema, television, computer and tablet. However, her attraction for...
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Volume: 
203
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038462
Publication date: 
January 2014

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, to propose that Bowen’s...
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Volume: 
202
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037991
Publication date: 
January 2014

Omar Sabbagh

An interdisciplinary study of the Impressionist/early Modernist works of Conrad and Ford, this book aims to show how the represented temporalities (whether to do with past, present, future experience within and without the novels, or logical/structural relations of ‘before’ and ‘...
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Volume: 
201
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037823
Publication date: 
January 2014

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
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037168
Publication date: 
January 2013

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