Books in category Literary Criticism – Semiotics & Theory

  • Sexual Antipodes

    Sexual Antipodes
    Pamela Cheek

    The book begins by examining how the idea of sexual order operated as the principle for explaining national differences in eighteenth-century contestation between Britain and France.

  • Critical Confrontations

    Critical Confrontations
    Meili Steele

    To broaden the interpretive scope of critical theory and increase its usefulness, this text draws tradition-based views of language and anti-humanistic theories from their abstract frameworks into the field of cultural studies.

  • Empire Burlesque

    Empire Burlesque
    Daniel T. O’Hara

    Empire Burlesque traces the emergence of the contemporary global context within which American critical identity is formed.

  • Law Text Terror

    Law, Text, Terror
    Ian Ward

    Ian Ward places contemporary political and jurisprudential responses to terrorism within a broader literary, cultural and historical context.

  • Modernism Labour and Selfhood in British Literature and Culture 1890 1930

    Modernism, Labour and Selfhood in British Literature and Culture, 1890-1930
    Morag Shiach

    Through readings of Sylvia Pankhurst and D. H. Lawrence, Shiach shows how labour underpins the political and textual innovations of the period. This study will be of interest to literary and cultural scholars alike.

  • Genres and Genre Theory in Transition

    Genres and Genre Theory in Transition
    Giuliana Garzone

    This volume features representative studies focusing on the evolution of text genres in corporate and professional communication.

  • Decolonial Approaches to Latin American Literatures and Cultures

    Decolonial Approaches to Latin American Literatures and Cultures
    Juan G. Ramos, Tara Daly

    Decolonial Approaches to Latin American Literatures and Cultures engages and problematizes concepts such as “decolonial” and “coloniality” to question methodologies in literary and cultural scholarship.

  • Sensing Corporeally

    Sensing Corporeally
    Floyd Merrell

    Focusing on analogical sensing, rather than digital reasoning, Merrell argues that human sensation and cognition should be thought of in terms of continually changing signs that can be accounted for in terms of topological forms.

  • Law s Stories

    Law’s Stories
    Peter Brooks, Paul Gewirtz

    This notable volume–inspired by a symposium held at Yale Law School–brings together an exceptional group of well-known figures in law and literary studies to take a probing look at how and why stories are told in the law and how they are …

  • Naturaleza de la novela

    Naturaleza de la novela
    Luis Goytisolo

    El novelista Luis Goytisolo, a partir de los años de la Transición, reunió sus artículos ensayístico-literarios en El porvenir de la palabra (Taurus, 2002).

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