By John Constable
By John Constable
By Gordon A. Tapper
By Debashish Banerji
By Ato Quayson
By Paul J. Young
By Ranjan Ghosh,Antonia Navarro-Tejero
Arundhati Roy is not just an entire novelist, but equally proficient in unraveling the politics of globalization, the facility and beliefs of company tradition, fundamentalism, terrorism, and different concerns gripping today’s global. This quantity – that includes prominent scholars from during the global – examines Roy past the classy parameters of her fiction, focusing additionally on her artistic activism and struggles in international politics. The chapters commute back and forth among her non-fictional works – attractive activism at the streets and worldwide boards – and its underlying roots in her novel. Roy is tested as a novelist, non-fiction author, journalist, activist, feminist, screenwriter, ideologist, and architect. This quantity offers Roy's interlocking community of the guidelines, attitudes and ideologies that emerge from the modern social and the political international.
By Amanda Paxton
Victorian England: a Jesuit priest writes of wrestling with God at night,
limbs entangled; an Anglican sister begs Jesus, her divine lover, to finish her aching anticipation
in their union; a priest exhorts nuns to review the instance of medieval girls who suffered on
the rack so one can develop into "brides" of Christ. along the march of
nineteenth-century growth ran a likely paradoxical fascination with a dismal, erotically
suggestive facet of spiritual devotion: the figuration of the Christian God as a heavenly
bridegroom who doles out punishment to his bride, the person soul.
Through leading edge case experiences of Victorian spiritual poetry, Amanda Paxton reveals
that whereas the punitive version proved a handy rhetorical software with which to deflate
burgeoning nineteenth-century campaigns for women’s rights and demanding situations to Church
authority, within the palms of numerous writers it additionally supplied a method of resisting patriarchal
associations and interrogating differences among technological know-how and faith. Willful
Submission is the 1st full-length quantity to check the interaction of intercourse, suffering,
and faith as a touchstone in Victorian tradition and verse.
By Barbara Thrash Murphy,Deborah L. Murphy
Black Authors and Illustrators of Books for kids and younger Adults is a biographical dictionary that offers complete insurance of all significant authors and illustrators – past and current. because the basically reference quantity of its type on hand, this booklet is a helpful examine device that offers quickly access for somebody learning black children’s literature – no matter if one is a scholar, a librarian charged with keeping a children’s literature assortment, or a pupil of children’s literature.
The Fourth variation of this well known reference paintings illuminates African American contributions to children’s literature and books for teens. the recent variation comprises up to date and new info for present author/illustrator entries, the addition of roughly 50 new profiles, and a brand new part directory on-line assets of curiosity to the authors and readers of black children’s literature.
By Kirsten Stirling
This booklet is a literary research of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan in all its diverse types -- key rewritings, dramatisations, prequels, and sequels -- and incorporates a synthesis of the most serious interpretations of the textual content over its heritage. A entire and clever examine of the Peter Pan phenomenon, this examine discusses the book’s complex textual background, exploring its origins within the Harlequinade theatrical culture and British pantomime within the 19th century. Stirling investigates power textual and extra-textual assets for Peter Pan, the serious tendency to hunt resources in Barrie’s personal biography, and the proliferation of prequels and sequels aiming to give an explanation for, contextualize, or shut off, Barrie’s exploration of the mind's eye. The assets thought of contain Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s Starcatchers trilogy, Régis Loisel’s six-part Peter Pan photo novel in French (1990-2004), Andrew Birkin’s The misplaced Boys sequence, the flicks Hook (1991), Peter Pan (2003) and Finding Neverland (2004), and Geraldine McCaughrean’s "official sequel" Peter Pan in Scarlet (2006), between others.
By Robert H. Ray
First released in 1990, this identify offers a compendium of worthwhile details for any reader of Donne to have handy: the most important biographical fabric, old contextualisation, and information about his life’s paintings. The purpose all through is to reinforce realizing and appreciation, with out being exhaustive. the main component to the amount, in either significance and dimension, is ‘A Donne Dictionary’. Its entries are prepared alphabetically: they establish, describe and clarify the main influential people in Donne’s lifestyles and works, in addition to areas, characters, allusions, principles, innovations, person phrases, words and literary phrases which are proper to a rounded appreciation of his poetry and prose.
A Jonne Donne better half
will end up worthwhile for all scholars of English poetry and Anglican theology.