all ebooks in category: 20th Century Literary Criticism (10)

Imagining Iraq: Literature in English and the Iraq Invasion
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0230278752 | PDF | pages: 218 | 12.3 mb

In the run-up to, during and after the invasion of Iraq a large number of literary texts addressing that context were produced, circulated and viewed …

Chinua Achebe and the Politics of Narration: Envisioning Language (Repost)
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319513303 | PDF | pages: 181 | 9.0 mb

This book examines vital intersections of narration, linguistic innovation, and political insight that distinguish Chinua Achebe’s fiction as well as his non-fiction commentaries. Each chapter …

Humor in the Caribbean Literary Canon
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1137010282 | PDF | pages: 216 | 1.9 mb

Humor in the Caribbean Literary Canon intimately examines Caribbean writers who engage canonical Western texts and forms, while using humor to challenge Western representations of …

Decadence in the Age of Modernism
2019 | ISBN: 142142942X | English | 304 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Decadence in the Age of Modernism begins where the history of the decadent movement all too often ends: in 1895. It argues that the decadent …

The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis
English | August 2, 2018 | ISBN: 0190864656 | EPUB | 280 pages | 1.1 MB

By early 1943, it had become increasingly clear that the Allies would win the Second World War. Around the same time, it also became increasingly …

Useless Joyce: Textual Functions, Cultural Appropriations
2017 | ISBN: 1487502508 | English | 200 pages | EPUB | 1 MB

Tim Conley’s Useless Joyce provocatively analyses Joyce’s Ulysses and Finnegans Wake and takes the reader on a journey exploring the perennial question of the usefulness …

Samuel Beckett and the Language of Subjectivity
English | July 5, 2018 | ISBN: 1108483240 | PDF | 230 pages | 3.8 MB

Samuel Beckett and the Language of Subjectivity is the first sustained exploration of aporia as a vital, subversive, and productive figure within Beckett's writing as …

War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction
English | ISBN: 1496808649 | 30 Nov. 2016 | EPUB | 272 pages | 0,4 MB

The conflation of the hard-boiled style and war experience has influenced many contemporary crime writers, particularly in the traumatic aftermath of the Vietnam War. Yet, …

A Short History of Decay
English | January 9th, 2013 | ISBN: 161145736X | 200 pages | EPUB | 0.39 MB

E. M. Cioran confronts the place of today's world in the context of human history—focusing on such major issues of the twentieth century as human …

The Politics and Aesthetics of Hunger and Disgust: Perspectives on the Dark Grotesque
2017 | ISBN: 113820305X | English | 244 pages | EPUB | 1 MB

This study examines how hunger narratives and performances contribute to a reconsideration of neglected or prohibited domains of thinking which only a full confrontation with …