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The postmodern condition
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Many definitions of postmodernism focus on its nature as the aftermath of the modern industrial age when technology developed. This book extends that ...
Between Quran and Kafka
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What connects Shiite passion plays with Brechts drama? Which of Goethes poems were inspired by the Quran? How can Ibn Arabis theology of sighs explain...

The seven basic plots
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In this work, the author proposes his thesis about the nature of storytelling, showing that there are a number of basic themes which continually reappear in the storytelling of mankind, shaping tales of very different kinds.
Create dangerously
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'To create today is to create dangerously'Camus argues passionately that the artist has a responsibility to challenge, provoke and speak up for those ...

Theorists of the modernist novel
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Tracing the developing modernist aesthetic in the thought and writings of James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf, Deborah Parsons consider...
Anti-book
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No, Anti-Book is not a book about books. Not exactly. And yet it is a must for anyone interested in the future of the book. Presenting what he terms u...

Weatherland
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Writers and artists across the centuries, from Chaucer to Ian McEwan, and from the creator of the Luttrell Psalter in the 14th century to John Piper i...
Sex, or the unbearable
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Sex, or the Unbearable is a dialogue between Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman, two of our leading theorists of sexuality, politics, and culture. In juxt...

Stolen life
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Taken as a trilogy, consent not to be a single being is a monumental accomplishment: a brilliant theoretical intervention that might be best describe...
Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects
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What does it mean to live with life-threatening illness? How does one respond to loss? Freud's Jaw and Other Lost Objects attempts to answer these que...

Modernism
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Modernism is the movement which attempts to redefine the relationship between art and life, seeking to establish a mode of thought to account for new ...
Hearing things
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Hearing Things is a meditation on sound's work in literature. Drawing on critical works and the commentaries of many poets and novelists who have paid...

Theory of the novel
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In his theory of the novel, Guido Mazzoni explains that novels consist of stories told in any way whatsoever about the experiences of ordinary men and women who exist as contingent beings within time and space. Novels allow readers to step into other lives and other versions of truth, each a small, local world, absolute in its particularity.
The hidden adult
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What exactly is a children's book? How is children's literature defined as a genre? A leading scholar presents close readings of six classic stories t...

Memory unbound
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Though still a relatively young field, memory studies has undergone significant transformations since it first coalesced as an area of inquiry. Incr...
If not critical
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Eric Griffiths delivered hundreds of lectures at the Faculty of English in Cambridge, yet his lectures were never turned into books. If Not Critical b...