Category: Literary Criticism Theory

The Little Book of Book of Mormon Evidences by John Hilton III

By John Hilton III

Youth and adults alike will take pleasure in this obtainable dialogue of scholarly evidences essentially demonstrating that the publication of Mormon may perhaps by no means were invented through Joseph Smith. Evidences comprise “wordprints,” “witnesses,” “chiasmus,” “Hebraisms,” and different discoveries by means of glossy students that could enhance one's testimony of the publication of Mormon. eventually, besides the fact that: “The most crucial proof that the ebook of Mormon is a e-book written by way of old prophets,” says John Hilton III, “is the sensation i am getting from the Holy Ghost while I diligently examine it. you could have this similar feeling too.”

“Joseph Smith as soon as prophesied that the realm will end up through circumstantial facts that the booklet of Mormon is right. Has that prophecy been fulfilled? This attractive e-book can provide the fundamental proof after which invitations you to be the judge.” — John W. Welch, Professor of legislations and founding father of FARMS.

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Poems by Churchill,Charles

By Churchill,Charles

not like another reproductions of vintage texts (1) we've not used OCR(Optical personality Recognition), as this ends up in undesirable caliber books with brought typos. (2) In books the place there are photographs akin to photos, maps, sketches and so on we now have endeavoured to maintain the standard of those photos, so that they symbolize properly the unique artefact. even though sometimes there is sure imperfections with those outdated texts, we consider they should be made on hand for destiny generations to enjoy.

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Scotland's Books: The Penguin History of Scottish Literature by Robert Crawford

By Robert Crawford

From Treasure Island to Trainspotting, Scotland's wealthy literary culture has stimulated writing throughout centuries and cultures some distance past its borders. the following, for the 1st time, is a unmarried quantity proposing the glories of fifteen centuries of Scottish literature.

In Scotland's Books poet Robert Crawford tells the tale of Scottish writing and its dating to the country's background. Stretching from the medieval masterpiece of St Columba's Iona - the earliest surviving Scottish paintings - to the creative, thriving international of twenty-first-century writing with authors comparable to Ali Smith and James Kelman, this amazing assortment lines the advance of literature in Scotland and explores the cultural, linguistic and literary background of the country. It comprises extracts from the writing mentioned to provide a flavour of the unique paintings, complete quotations of their personal language, formerly unpublished works through authors and many new study. Informative and readable, this is often the definitive advisor to the marvellous legacy of Scottish literature.

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Cervantes' "Don Quixote" (The Open Yale Courses Series) by Roberto González Echevarría

By Roberto González Echevarría

the radical Don Quixote, written within the overdue 16th and early 17th century via Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, is broadly thought of to be one of many maximum fictional works within the complete canon of Western literature. instantly farcical and deeply philosophical, Cervantes’ novel and its characters became built-in into the cultures of the Western Hemisphere, influencing language and sleek inspiration whereas inspiring artwork and artists reminiscent of Richard Strauss and Pablo Picasso. in response to Professor Roberto González Echevarría’s renowned open direction at Yale collage, this crucial consultant to the iconic Spanish vintage allows an in depth analyzing of Don Quixote within the inventive and ancient context of renaissance and baroque Spain whereas exploring why Cervantes’ masterwork continues to be largely learn and appropriate at the present time. González Echevarría addresses the novel’s significant topics and demonstrates how the tale of an getting older, deluded would-be knight-errant embodies that almost all smooth of predicaments: the individual’s dissatisfaction with the area within which he lives, and his fight to make that international mesh together with his desires.

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Great Books Written in Prison: Essays on Classic Works from by J. Ward Regan

By J. Ward Regan

a number of the world’s most vital historic figures have been imprisoned for containing unpopular or unorthodox ideals. They used their time at the back of bars to jot down books that formed the process historical past. This choice of new essays deals a wide-ranging exam of influential works written—in complete or in part—while their authors have been in criminal or exile. each one bankruptcy explores a distinct textual content and incorporates a short biography and precis of the conditions surrounding the author’s imprisonment, besides a severe exam of the writing and its legacy. Authors lined comprise Plato, Thomas Paine, Gandhi, Thoreau, Bertrand Russell, Hitler and Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Bodies and Machines (Routledge Revivals) by Mark Seltzer

By Mark Seltzer

Bodies and Machines is a awesome and persuasive exam of the body-machine advanced and its results at the sleek American cultural mind's eye. Bodies and Machines, first released in 1992, explores the hyperlinks among concepts of illustration and social and clinical applied sciences of energy in quite a lot of realist and naturalist discourses and practices. Seltzer attracts on realist and naturalist writing, akin to the paintings of Hawthorne and Henry James, and the discourses which tell it: from scouting manuals and the programmes of systematic administration to debts of sexual biology and the rituals of purchaser tradition. He explores different industrially produced and mass-consumed cultural types, together with visible representations resembling composite photos, scale types, and the magnificent iconography of standardization.

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Tableaux Vivants: Female Identity Development through by Sr. Grace Ann Hovet with Theodore R. Hovet

By Sr. Grace Ann Hovet with Theodore R. Hovet

Tableaux Vivants, a time period for the preferred nineteenth-century parlor video game and leisure car within which girls posed as well-known work or ancient figures (living pictures), examines how 9 well-known novels written by way of American ladies among 1850 and 1986 depict girl id improvement as a means of studying to “perform” the female function anticipated via society. The learn additionally analyzes how those daily “tableaux” mirrored social tensions generated through gender and sophistication distinctions.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald in Context (Literature in Context) by Bryant Mangum

By Bryant Mangum

The fiction of F. Scott Fitzgerald serves as a compelling and incisive chronicle of the Jazz Age and melancholy period. This assortment explores the measure to which Fitzgerald was once in track with, and keenly observant of, the social, ancient and cultural contexts of the Twenties and Thirties. unique essays from 40 foreign students survey quite a lot of severe and biographical scholarship released on Fitzgerald, reading the way it has advanced when it comes to severe and cultural traits. The essays additionally exhibit the micro-contexts that experience specific relevance for Fitzgerald's paintings - from the literary traditions of naturalism, realism and excessive modernism to the emergence of teen tradition and prohibition, early twentieth-century model, structure and layout, and Hollywood - underscoring the total quantity to which Fitzgerald internalized the realm round him.

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Postcolonial Life-Writing: Culture, Politics, and by Bart Moore-Gilbert

By Bart Moore-Gilbert

Postcolonial Life-Writing is the 1st try and provide a sustained critique of this more and more obvious and influential box of cultural production.

Bart Moore-Gilbert considers the connection among postcolonial life-writing and its western analogues, deciding on the major features that differentiate the style within the postcolonial context. Focusing fairly on writing types and narrative conceptions of the Self, this booklet uncovers a particular parallel culture of auto/biographical writing and analyses its cultural and political significance.

Original and provocative, this publication brings jointly the 2 targeted fields of Postcolonial reviews and Auto/biography stories in a fruitful and lots more and plenty wanted dialogue.

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War over Lemuria: Richard Shaver, Ray Palmer and the by Richard Toronto

By Richard Toronto

Life journal defined the Shaver secret as "the so much celebrated rumpus that rocked the technological know-how fiction world." Its creators known as it the "new wave in technological know-how fiction." Critics known as it "dangerous nonsense" and classified its enthusiasts the lunatic fringe. Whatever else the Shaver secret used to be, it grew to become a world sensation among 1945 and 1948, one of many maximum controversies to hit the technology fiction style. this present day those tales of the remnants of a sinister historic civilization residing in caverns less than the Earth are an all yet forgotten sidebar to the old record.

all of it begun as a sequence of technology fiction yarns in Amazing Stories approximately 70 years in the past. the boys at the back of it, Ray Palmer and Richard Shaver, have been derided and rarely understood through a fandom that did its top to brush them into the dustbin of background. although Ray Palmer used to be one of many earliest and largest names in SF fandom, credited with many firsts in his box, his fannish brethren have roundly overlooked him, because of the Shaver secret. what's the fact at the back of those males and their "mystery"? this can be a query the writers and editors that when promoted the secret resolution as they display the behind-the-scenes actual tale of the phenomenon referred to as "Shaverism."

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