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Literature, rhetoric & criticism

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Book

ISBN : 9780198702986

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¥6,138
Author: 
James Raven
Pages
464 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
189 x 246 mm
Pub date
Mar 2020
Series
Oxford Illustrated History
Original essays by leading scholars offering a significant new interpretation of the global history of the book since ancient times Richly illustrated to offer a unique history that allows reader ... Read more

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The Pace of Fiction: Narrative Movement and the Novel

ISBN : 9780198858287

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¥12,276
Author: 
Brian Gingrich
Pages
224 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jul 2021
The Pace of Fiction redefines the literary history of the novel by analyzing its most elaborate feature: its pace. It moves from the rise of the novel to realism and modernism. It starts by tracing th ... Read more

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The Passion of Charles Peguy: Literature, Modernity, and the Crisis of Historicism

ISBN : 9780198718079

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¥18,205
Author: 
Glenn H. Roe
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
148 x 223 mm
Pub date
Oct 2014
In many ways, the development of twentieth-century literary criticism and theory can be seen as a prolonged struggle against the pervading influence of nineteenth-century positivist historicism. Angl ... Read more

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The Passionate Muse: Exploration of Emotion in Stories

ISBN : 9780199767632

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¥6,853
Author: 
Keith Oatley
Pages
224 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
146 x 210 mm
Pub date
Apr 2012
Fiction is based on narratives in which characters act on their intentions and encounter vicissitudes. Readers enjoy entering into the lives of characters, coming to empathize with them as their plan ... Read more

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The Philosophy of Social Evolution

ISBN : 9780198733058

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¥7,667
Author: 
Jonathan Birch
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
135 x 216 mm
Pub date
Oct 2017
From mitochondria to meerkats, the natural world is full of spectacular examples of social behaviour. In the early 1960s Bill Hamilton changed the way we think about how such behaviour evolves. He int ... Read more

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The Places of Early Modern Criticism

ISBN : 9780198834687

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¥14,322
Author: 
Gavin Alexander; Emma Gilby; Alexander Marr
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Apr 2021
What is criticism? And where is it to be found? Thinking about literature and the visual arts is found in many places - in treatises, apologies, and paragoni; in prefaces, letters, and essays; in comm ... Read more

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The Poem as Icon: A Study in Aesthetic Cognition

ISBN : 9780190080419

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¥18,018
Author: 
Margaret H. Freeman
Pages
216 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
May 2020
Poetry is the most complex and intricate of human language used across all languages and cultures. Its relation to the worlds of human experience has perplexed writers and readers for centuries, as ha ... Read more

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The Refugee Woman: Partition of Bengal, Gender, and the Political

ISBN : 9780199475032

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¥7,975
Author: 
Paulomi Chakraborty
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
149 x 220 mm
Pub date
Jun 2018
The Refugee Woman explores the Partition of Bengal in 1947, with a focus on gender, by innovatively engaging with the cultural imagination of 'the refugee woman from East Bengal.' It examines three si ... Read more

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The Returning Hero: nostoi and Traditions of Mediterranean Settlement

ISBN : 9780198811428

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¥16,984
Author: 
Simon Hornblower; Giulia Biffis
Pages
384 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Sep 2018
A recurring and significant theme in ancient Greek literature is that of returns and returning, chiefly - but by no means only - of mythical Greek heroes from Troy. One main, and certainly the most 'm ... Read more

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The Rise of the Memoir

ISBN : 9780198755784

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¥14,938
Author: 
Alex Zwerdling
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
153 x 234 mm
Pub date
Dec 2016
The Rise of the Memoir traces the growth and extraordinarily wide appeal of the memoir. Its territory is private rather than public life, shame, guilt, and embarrassment, not the achievements celebrat ... Read more

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