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Critical Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Bronner, Stephen Eric


 Offers a new and striking reinterpretation of critical theory Explores the contributions of a gamut of well-known representatives of the critical tradition, including Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjam..

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780199730070 | 2011 | 130 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Science Fiction: A Very Short Introduction

Seed, David


 Considers the emergence of science fiction as a popular genre in the 20th century Looks at the ways in which changes in science and technology affect human perception and behaviour E..

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780199557455 | 2011 | 147 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

The Cambridge Companion to Gay and Lesbian Writing


In the last two decades, lesbian and gay studies have transformed literary studies and developed into a vital and influential area for students and scholars. This Companion introduces readers to the r..

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CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780521716574 | 2010 | 280 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Brief Lives: Charlotte Brönte

Cox, Jessica


Charlotte Brontë is one of the world’s best-loved writers. Her extraordinary literary talent manifested itself at an early age when she penned a series of imaginative and entertaining tales. Before..

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HESPERUS PRESS | 9781843919209 | 2011 | 112 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Poetic Lives: Dickinson

Swift, Rebecca


By the end of her life, Emily Dickinson lived in virtual isolation in her family’s home, refusing any contact with strangers. Though she attracted local renown as a recluse, her reputation as one of..

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HESPERUS PRESS | 9781843913061 | 2011 | 160 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Bestsellers: A Very Short Introduction

Sutherland, John


  John Sutherland argues that bestseller lists monitor one of the strongest pulses in modern literature and are therefore worthy of serious study. Asks what separates bestsellers from can..

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780199214891 | 2007 | 127 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Collected Essays

Kureishi, Hanif


Hanif Kureishi's essays collected together for the first time. Kureishi shows how flexible a form the essay can be - as intellectual as Sontag or Adam Phillips, as informal and casual as Max Beerbohm,..

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FABER & FABER | 9780571249831 | 2011 | 0 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

The Naive and the Sentimental Novelist

Pamuk, Orhan


What happens within us when we read a novel? And how does a novel create its unique effects, so distinct from those of a painting, a film, or a poem? In this inspired, thoughtful, deeply personal book..

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FABER & FABER | 9780571275915 | 2011 | 208 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

The English Literature Companion

Wolfreys, Julian


What does it mean to study English Literature? Have can you navigate and get the most from your degree? The English Literature Companion is your comprehensive introduction to, and exploration of, the ..

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PALGRAVE MACMILLAN | 9780230008137 | 432 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

The Education of a British-protected child

Achebe, Chinua


From the celebrated author Things Fall Apart comes a new collection of autobiographical essays - his first new book in more than twenty years.....

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VINTAGE BOOKS | 9780307473677 | 172 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Why Shakespeare?

Belsey, Catherine


Why is Shakespeare as highly regarded now as he ever has been? This book's answer to this question counters claims that Shakespeare's iconic status is no more than an accident of history. The plays, B..

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PALGRAVE MACMILLAN | 9781403993205 | 2010 | 208 Pág. | Rústica | inglés | LIBRO

Hanif Kureishi

Buchanan, Bradley


Hanif Kureishi is one of the most controversial contemporary British writers. This introduction places his fiction in historical context and explores his relevance to contemporary culture. Including a..

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PALGRAVE MACMILLAN | 9781403990501 | 2007 | 192 Pág. | Rústica | inglés | LIBRO


  • The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry,Donne to Marvell

    The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry,Donne to Marvell

    Corns, Thomas N.


  • The Cambridge Introduction to George Orwell

    The Cambridge Introduction to George Orwell

    John Rodden



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