By Kathryn Hellerstein
By Kathryn Hellerstein
By Paige Reynolds
Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and Culture explores manifestations of the topics, varieties, and practices of excessive modernism in Irish literature and tradition produced next to this influential flow. Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and tradition heavily examines how Irish writers and artists from the mid-twentieth century onwards grapple with the legacies bequeathed through modernism and search to forge new modes of expression for contemporary and modern culture.
By Barbara Christian,Gloria Bowles
By Janko Lavrin
This ebook, first released in 1950, may perhaps most sensible be defined as a mixture of literary, mental and social feedback. enormous house is distributed to the non-public internal drama of Ibsen, which supplies not just a clue to his artwork yet indicates how so much of his issues unavoidably grew out of the opposite. the writer additionally explores a few of these elements which make Ibsen of curiosity to the new release that have been dealing with the social and religious havoc of the post-war interval. This e-book can be of curiosity to scholars of literature and theatre.
By Scott Rode
By Jason Tougaw
Strange Cases is the tale of the mutual impact of the case historical past
and the British novel through the eighteenth and 19th centuries.
Fictions from Defoe's Roxana to James's The flip of the Screw and
case histories from George Cheyne's to Sigmund Freud's have came upon
narrative impetus in pathology. the author of a case background faces a
rhetorical bind particular to the human sciences: the necessity to show the
acumen of a scientist and the sympathy warranted to the affliction
patient. again and again, case historians justify their publicizing of
extreme, usually morbid or perverse, states of brain and physique through
appealing to readers to take pity on sufferers and to acknowledge the
narrative as an essential social record. analysis and sympathy, specific
rhetorical modes in case histories, function implicitly in novels,
shaping reader-identification. whereas those narrative types set out
to fulfill an Enlightenment force to categorise and clarify, in addition they
raise social and epistemological questions that problem the various
Enlightenment's such a lot loved beliefs, together with religion in cause, the
perfectibility of humankind, and the steadiness of truth.
By Carrie Smith-Prei
Revolting Families locations the literary depiction of familial and intimate family members in Sixties West Germany opposed to the backdrop of public discourse at the political value of the personal sphere. Carrie Smith-Prei specializes in debut works by means of German authors thought of to be a part of the “new” and “black” realism hobbies: Dieter Wellershoff, Rolf Dieter Brinkmann, Gisela Elsner, and Renate Rasp. all the works by way of those authors makes use of depictions of neurosis, disgust, vertigo, or violence to elicit a response in readers that calls them to political, social, or moral action.
Revolting households thus extends the idea that of negativity, which has lengthy been a part of post-war German philosophical and aesthetic thought, to the physique in German literature and tradition. via an research of those texts and of contextual discourse, Smith-Prei develops a theoretical notion of corporeal negativity that works to impress socio-political engagement with the personal sphere.