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Literature Among Disclosures - The Spanish Golden Age, Wlad Godzich & Nicholas Spadaccini
Literature Among Disclosures - The Spanish Golden Age
Wlad Godzich & Nicholas Spadaccini
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A History of German Literary Criticism 1730-1980, Peter Uwe Hohendahl
A History of German Literary Criticism 1730-1980
Peter Uwe Hohendahl
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Lives, Works & Transformations - A Quarter Century of Book Reviews and Essays, Robert Kirsch
Lives, Works & Transformations - A Quarter Century of Book Reviews and Essays
Robert Kirsch
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The Age of Milton - Backgrounds to Seventeenth Century Literature, C.A. Patrides and Raymond B. Waddington - Editors
The Age of Milton - Backgrounds to Seventeenth Century Literature
C.A. Patrides and Raymond B. Waddington - Editors
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Critical Essays on Judith Wright, A. K. Thomson [Selected]
Critical Essays on Judith Wright
A. K. Thomson [Selected]
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Classic American Drama [Horizon Studies in Literature], Geoffrey Borny
Classic American Drama [Horizon Studies in Literature]
Geoffrey Borny
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The Death of Literature, Alvin Kernan
The Death of Literature
Alvin Kernan
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York Notes The Mill on the Floss - George Eliot, Grahame Smith
York Notes The Mill on the Floss - George Eliot
Grahame Smith
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Critical Essays on Judith Wright, A. K. Thomson [Selected]
1 A. K. Thomson [Selected] Critical Essays on Judith Wright
The Jacaranda Press 2157 Australia 1968 Softcover Good Condition 144 pages. Foxing to Covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 2157. Paperback 
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Price: 31.50 AUD 23.63 AUD 
 
 
The German Novel of Today, A.W. Bettex
2 A.W. Bettex The German Novel of Today
Bowes and Bowes 225821 Cambridge 1939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 46 pages. Tanning due to age. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 225821. Hardcover 
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Price: 21.50 AUD 16.13 AUD 
 
 
The Death of Literature, Alvin Kernan
3 Alvin Kernan The Death of Literature
Yale University Press 227800 USA 1990 0300052383 / 9780300052381 Softcover Very Good Condition Literature has passed through a crisis of confidence in recent decades-a radical questioning of its traditional values and its importance to humanity. In this witty and eloquent book, a distinguished professor of humanities looks at some of the agents that have contributed to literature's demise and ponders whether its vitality can be restored in the changing circumstances of late twentieth-century culture. Other critics, such as E. D. Hirsch and Allan Bloom, have also explored the growing cultural illiteracy of modern society. Alvin Kernan probes deeper, relating the death of literature to potent forces in our postindustrial world-most obviously, the technological revolution that is rapidly transforming a print to an electronic culture, replacing the authority of the written word with the authority of television, film, and computer screens. The turn taken by literary criticism itself, in deconstructing traditional literature and declaring it void of meaning in itself, and in focusing on what are described as its ideological biases against women and nonwhites, has speeded the disintegration. Recent legal debates about copyright, plagiarism, and political patronage of the arts have exposed the greed and self-interest at work under the old romantic images of the imaginative creative artist and the work of art as a perfect, unchanging icon. Kernan describes a number of the crossroads where literature and society have met and literature has failed to stand up. He discusses the high comedy of the obscenity trial in England against Lady Chatterley's Lover, in which the British literary establishment vainly tried to define literature. He takes alarmed looks at such agents of literary disintegration as schools where children who watch television eight hours a day can't read, decisions about who chooses and defines the words included in dictionaries, faculty fights about the establishment of new departments and categories of study, and courtrooms where criminals try to profit from bestselling books about their crimes. According to Kernan, traditional literature is ceasing to be legitimate or useful in these changed social surroundings. What is needed, he says, if it is any longer possible in electronic culture, is a conception of literature that fits in some positive way with the new ethos of post-industrialism, plausibly claiming a place of importance both to individual lives and to society as a whole for the best kind of writing. 230 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0300052383. ISBN/EAN: 9780300052381. Inventory No: 227800. Paperback 
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The Pelican Guide to English Literature Volume 3: From Donne to Marvell, Boris Ford [Editor]
4 Boris Ford [Editor] The Pelican Guide to English Literature Volume 3: From Donne to Marvell
Pelican / Penguin Books 066257 London, England 1962 Softcover Good No Dust Jacket 278 pages. A325. Foxing to covers. Age tanning to pages. Previous owners name has been crossed out on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 066257. Paperback 
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Price: 15.50 AUD 11.63 AUD 
 
 
The Age of Milton - Backgrounds to Seventeenth Century Literature, C.A. Patrides and Raymond B. Waddington - Editors
5 C.A. Patrides and Raymond B. Waddington - Editors The Age of Milton - Backgrounds to Seventeenth Century Literature
Manchester University Press 228183 UK 1980 0719008166 / 9780719008160 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition 438 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0719008166. ISBN/EAN: 9780719008160. Inventory No: 228183. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Paperback 
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Price: 26.50 AUD 19.88 AUD 
 
 
Critical Encounters, Cathy Caruth and Deborah Esch
6 Cathy Caruth and Deborah Esch Critical Encounters
Rutgers University Press 229068 USA 1995 081352086X / 9780813520865 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Reference and responsibility in deconstructive writing 305 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 081352086X. ISBN/EAN: 9780813520865. Inventory No: 229068. Paperback 
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Boris Pasternak - A Literary Biography Volume 2 1928-1960, Christopher Barnes
7 Christopher Barnes Boris Pasternak - A Literary Biography Volume 2 1928-1960
Cambridge University Press 230964 Cambridge 1998 First Edition 0521259584 / 9780521259583 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine This is the long-awaited concluding volume of Christopher Barnes's acclaimed biography of the Russian poet and prose writer, Boris Pasternak. Barnes discusses Pasternak's relations with the Communist regime and the literary establishment, his original writing, and the controversies surrounding the publication of Dr. Zhivago and the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature. 491 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Britain/UK; Biography & Autobiography; Literature::Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0521259584. ISBN/EAN: 9780521259583. Inventory No: 230964. Hardcover 
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Duessa as theological Satire, D Douglas Waters
8 D Douglas Waters Duessa as theological Satire
University of Minnesota Press 150214 USA 1970 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Condition Near Fine 169 pages. Dust jacket protected by plastic. Red endpapers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 150214. Hardcover 
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The English Gentleman - Images and ideals in Literature and Society, David Castronovo
9 David Castronovo The English Gentleman - Images and ideals in Literature and Society
Ungar 148443 New York, USA 1987 First Edition 0804421056 / 9780804421058 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 171 pages. The word 'Gentleman' has done more than its share for English literature and history. For tranditionalissts, the word may continue to carry real menaing; for others, it will be a dim reminder of life-styles and values that never quite disappear. light foxing to upper outer page edges. Copy is otherwise as new. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0804421056. ISBN/EAN: 9780804421058. Inventory No: 148443. Hardcover 
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York Notes - Tess of the D'Urbervilles, David Lindley
10 David Lindley York Notes - Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Longman & Co 226962 Great Britain 1990 0582023114 / 9780582023116 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 87 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0582023114. ISBN/EAN: 9780582023116. Inventory No: 226962. Paperback 
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Miguel De Unamuno (Columbia Essays On Modern Writers #44), Demetrios Basdekis
11 Demetrios Basdekis Miguel De Unamuno (Columbia Essays On Modern Writers #44)
Columbia University Press 119455 New York, USA 1969 0231032595 / 9780231032599 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good No Dust Jacket 48 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0231032595. ISBN/EAN: 9780231032599. Inventory No: 119455. Paperback 
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Price: 16.50 AUD 12.38 AUD 
 
 
Inside Out - an Introduction to Autobiography, E Stuart Bates
12 E Stuart Bates Inside Out - an Introduction to Autobiography
Sheridan House 150217 New York, USA 1937 First Edition Cloth Good Good 716 pages. A comprehensive study on autobiography. Minor rubbing and fading to dust jacket, small tear in upper front, now protected by plastic. Bookseller's sticker on front pastedown. Rubbing and shelf wear to hard covers. Endpapers are lighlty tanned. Webbing visible at title page. Previous owner's name stamp on publisher's page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 150217. Hardcover 
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Price: 31.50 AUD 23.63 AUD 
 
 
13 Edited By: J. M. Evans Brodie's Notes On Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice
Pan Books 050224 London, Great Britain First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket 63 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 7. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; Reference::Study Guide. Inventory No: 050224. Paperback 
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Price: 10.50 AUD 7.88 AUD 
 
 
Ibsen: The Man and His Work, Edvard Beyer
14 Edvard Beyer Ibsen: The Man and His Work
Condor Book / Souvenir Press 095388 Great Britain 1978 0285648705 / 9780285648708 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 223 pages Cover edges rubbed. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0285648705. ISBN/EAN: 9780285648708. Inventory No: 095388. Paperback 
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Ronald Firbank (Columbia Essays On Modern Writers #43), Edward Martin Potoker
15 Edward Martin Potoker Ronald Firbank (Columbia Essays On Modern Writers #43)
Columbia University Press 119454 New York, USA 1969 0231031688 / 9780231031684 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good No Dust Jacket 48 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0231031688. ISBN/EAN: 9780231031684. Inventory No: 119454. Paperback 
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English Literary Appreciation, G. C. Rosser
16 G. C. Rosser English Literary Appreciation
University Of London Press Ltd 151489 London, England 1963 Fourth Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket 160 pp. Ex libris on front blank endpaper. Previous owners name on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Literature::Literary Criticism. Inventory No: 151489. Hardcover 
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Classic American Drama [Horizon Studies in Literature], Geoffrey Borny
17 Geoffrey Borny Classic American Drama [Horizon Studies in Literature]
Sydney University Press 227894 Sydney 1993 0424001926 / 9780424001920 Softcover Very Good Condition Arthur Miller - The Crucible; Tennessee Williams - The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire; Edward Albee - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 68 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Australia; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0424001926. ISBN/EAN: 9780424001920. Inventory No: 227894. Paperback 
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The Mint - a Miscellany of Literature Art and Criticism, Geoffrey Grigson [editor]
18 Geoffrey Grigson [editor] The Mint - a Miscellany of Literature Art and Criticism
Routledge & Sons 150599 London 1946 First Edition Hardcover very Good Good An international miscellany of humanism, aiming to collect articles, poems, stories which have more than the topicality of the day. Another of its aims is to bring together the divorced couple of our times - scholarship and literature. Dust jacket has been price clipped, has moderate rubbing and chipping, small tears in edges, now protected by plastic. Previous owner's name and address on front end paper. Pages are lightly tanned. Minor foxing to outer page edges and end papers. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 150599. Hardcover 
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Price: 21.50 AUD 16.13 AUD 
 
 
The Literary Critics - A Study of English Descriptive Criticism, George Watson
19 George Watson The Literary Critics - A Study of English Descriptive Criticism
The Hogarth Press 149605 London, England 1986 0701207256 / 9780701207250 Soft Cover Good No Dust Jacket 242 pp. Pages browned at edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0701207256. ISBN/EAN: 9780701207250. Inventory No: 149605. Paperback 
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Eugenio Montale (Columbia Essays On Modern Writers #61), Glauco Cambon
20 Glauco Cambon Eugenio Montale (Columbia Essays On Modern Writers #61)
Columbia University Press 119447 New York, USA 1972 0231035136 / 9780231035132 Softcover Very Good No Dust Jacket 48 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0231035136. ISBN/EAN: 9780231035132. Inventory No: 119447. Paperback 
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