This book is an introduction to and interpretation of the world of Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935), one of the most fascinating and complex figures in European literary modernism and the avant-garde. Rai ... 続きを読む
Arms and the man I sing of Troy...'
So begins one of the greatest works of literature in any language. Written by the Roman poet Virgil more than two thousand years ago, the story of Aeneas' seven- ... 続きを読む
The story goes that a sow who had delivered a whole litter of piglets loudly accosted a lioness. "How many children do you breed?" asked the sow. "I breed only one", said the lioness, "but it is very ... 続きを読む
After Critique identifies an ontological turn in contemporary U.S. fiction that distinguishes our current literary moment from both postmodernism and so-called post-postmodernism. This turn to ontolog ... 続きを読む
Joris-Karl Huysmans; Margaret Mauldon; Nicholas White
130 x 195 mm
Oxford World's Classics
It will be the biggest fiasco of the year - but I don't care a damn! It will be something nobody has ever done before, and I shall have said what I had to say.'
As Joris -Karl Huysmans announced in ... 続きを読む
Against the Event: The Everyday and the Evolution of Modernist Narrative investigates how a modernity famed for temporal acceleration - from Benjamin's 'shock' and 'distraction' to the postmodern loss ... 続きを読む
How delightful it would be to be a governess!'
When the young Agnes Grey takes up her first post as governess she is full of hope; she believes she only has to remember 'myself at their age' to wi ... 続きを読む
Long may the barbarians continue, I pray, if not to love us, at least to hate one another.' Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last great writer of classical Latin prose, produced hi ... 続きを読む
This is the first rigorous scholarly edition of a substantial selection of the work of Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909) ever produced. Swinburne was one of the most brilliant and controversial p ... 続きを読む
But I don't want to go among mad people,' Alice remarked. '
Oh, you can't help that,' said the Cat. 'We're all mad here.' The 'Alice' books are two of the most translated, most quoted, and best-know ... 続きを読む