Books in category Literary Criticism – General

  • The Cambridge Companion to Cormac McCarthy

    The Cambridge Companion to Cormac McCarthy
    Steven Frye

    This book provides a sophisticated introduction to the life and work of Cormac McCarthy appropriate for scholars, teachers and general readers.

  • Lectura distante

    Lectura distante
    Franco Moretti

    En los diez ensayos reunidos en este volumen Franco Moretti reconstruye el itinerario intelectual que siguió su idea de la "lectura distante", desde el estudio de la evolución morfológica al análisis de datos cuantitativos. ¿Cómo …

  • Imagining the Penitentiary

    Imagining the Penitentiary
    John Bender

    Arguing the attitudes expressed in narrative literature and art between 1719 and 1779 helped bring about the change from traditional prisons to penitentiaries, John Bender offers studies of Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders, The Beggar's Opera …

  • Cruelty and Laughter

    Cruelty and Laughter
    Simon Dickie

    A rollicking review of popular culture in 18th century Britain this text turns away from sentimental and polite literature to focus instead on the jestbooks, farces, comic periodicals variety shows and minor comic novels that portray a …

  • The Politics of Court Scandal in Early Modern England

    The Politics of Court Scandal in Early Modern England
    Alastair Bellany

    This is a detailed 2002 study of the political significance of the seventeenth century's most notorious and sensational court scandal – the Overbury murder.

  • Romanticism Gender

    Romanticism & Gender
    Anne Kostelanetz Mellor

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Modern Arabic Literature

    Modern Arabic Literature
    Prof. Paul Starkey

    This book provides a succinct introduction to modern Arabic literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

  • Letteratura spagnola

    Letteratura spagnola
    Iván Fernández González

  • George Orwell and Religion

    George Orwell and Religion
    Michael G. Brennan

    Drawing on the full range of his public and private writings – from major works such as Keep the Aspidistra Flying, 1984 and Down and Out in Paris and London to his shorter journalism and private letters and journals – George Orwell and …

  • Restoration of Breath

    Restoration of Breath
    Sreenath Nair

    Starting from the question how breathing affects the body, levels of consciousness, perception and meaning, this book, for the first time, investigates through a variety of philosophical, critical and practical models, directly and …

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