Critic in Literature

Tennyson and Geology: Poetry and Poetics (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine)

Tennyson and Geology: Poetry and Poetics (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine) by Michelle Geric
English | 18 Jan. 2018 | ISBN: 3319661094 | 232 Pages | PDF | 1.97 MB

This book offers new interpretations of Tennyson’s major poems along-side contemporary geology, and specifically Charles Lyell’s Principles of Geology (1830-3). Employing various approaches – from close readings of both the poetic and geological texts,

Scale in Literature and Culture  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Dec. 7, 2017
Scale in Literature and Culture

Scale in Literature and Culture By Michael Tavel Clarke
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 | 327 Pages | ISBN : 3319642413 | 7.9 MB

This collection emphasizes a cross-disciplinary approach to the problem of scale, with essays ranging in subject matter from literature to film, architecture, the plastic arts, philosophy, and scientific and political writing. Its contributors consider a variety of issues provoked by the sudden and pressing shifts in scale brought on by globalization and the era of the Anthropocene, including: the difficulties of defining the concept of scale; the challenges that shifts in scale pose to knowledge formation; the role of scale in mediating individual subjectivity and agency; the barriers to understanding objects existing in scalar realms different from our own; the role of scale in mediating the relationship between humans and the environment; and the nature of power, authority, and democracy at different social scales.
Beyond the Human-Animal Divide: Creaturely Lives in Literature and Culture (Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature)

Beyond the Human-Animal Divide: Creaturely Lives in Literature and Culture (Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature) by Dominik Ohrem
English | 21 Nov. 2017 | ASIN: B077MXGKSC | 327 pages | PDF | 3.48 MB

This volume explores the potential of the concept of the creaturely for thinking and writing beyond the idea of a clear-cut human-animal divide, presenting innovative perspectives and narratives for an age which increasingly confronts
Shakespeare and Conceptual Blending: Cognition, Creativity, Criticism (Cognitive Studies in Literature and Performance)

Shakespeare and Conceptual Blending: Cognition, Creativity, Criticism (Cognitive Studies in Literature and Performance) by Michael Booth
English | 11 Dec. 2017 | ISBN: 3319621866 | 280 Pages | PDF | 3.96 MB

This book shows how Shakespeare’s excellence as storyteller, wit and poet reflects the creative process of conceptual blending. Cognitive theory provides a wealth of new ideas that illuminate Shakespeare, even as he illuminates them, and the theory of blending,

New Directions in Literature and Medicine Studies  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Nov. 16, 2017
New Directions in Literature and Medicine Studies

New Directions in Literature and Medicine Studies by Stephanie M. Hilger
English | 11 Nov. 2017 | ASIN: B077GF5J7G | 419 pages | PDF | 2.59 MB

​This book is situated in the field of medical humanities, and the articles continue the dialogue between the disciplines of literature and medicine that was initiated in the 1970s and has continued with ebbs and flows since then.

Crossroads in Literature and Culture (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Nov. 4, 2017
Crossroads in Literature and Culture (repost)

Crossroads in Literature and Culture (Second Language Learning and Teaching) by Jacek Fabiszak, Ewa Urbaniak-Rybicka and Bartosz Wolski
English | 2012 | ISBN: 3642219934 | 400 pages | PDF | 4,4 MB
The Wordsworth-Coleridge Circle and the Aesthetics of Disability (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine)

The Wordsworth-Coleridge Circle and the Aesthetics of Disability (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine) by Emily B. Stanback
English | 2 Dec. 2017 | ISBN: 1137511397 | 356 Pages | PDF | 5.42 MB

This book argues for the importance of disability to authors of the Wordsworth-Coleridge circle. By examining texts in a variety of genres ― ranging from self-experimental medical texts to lyric poetry to metaphysical essays by Tom Wedgwood.

The Lost Child in Literature and Culture  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Oct. 22, 2017
The Lost Child in Literature and Culture

The Lost Child in Literature and Culture by Mark Froud
English | 25 Dec. 2017 | ISBN: 1137584947 | 210 Pages | PDF | 1.47 MB
Reading the Male Gaze in Literature and Culture: Studies in Erotic Epistemology (Global Masculinities)

Reading the Male Gaze in Literature and Culture: Studies in Erotic Epistemology (Global Masculinities) by James D. Bloom
English | 24 Nov. 2017 | ISBN: 3319599445 | 225 Pages | PDF | 1.77 MB

This book examines the phenomenon of 'the male gaze', a concept which has spread beyond academia and become a staple of cultural conversations across disciplinary boundaries.

Migrant Writers and Urban Space in Italy: Proximities and Affect in Literature and Film  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Sept. 15, 2017
Migrant Writers and Urban Space in Italy: Proximities and Affect in Literature and Film

Migrant Writers and Urban Space in Italy: Proximities and Affect in Literature and Film By Graziella Parati
English | PDF | 2017 | 267 Pages | ISBN : 3319555707 | 2.31 MB

This book is about migrants’ lives in urban space, in particular Rome and Milan. At the core of the book is literature as written by migrants, members of a “second generation,” and a filmmaker who defines himself as native.