Essays, Literary

Sapphire’s Literary Breakthrough: Erotic Literacies, Feminist Pedagogies, Environmental Justice Perspectives

Sapphire’s Literary Breakthrough: Erotic Literacies, Feminist Pedagogies, Environmental Justice Perspectives by Neal A. Lester
English | Dec. 10, 2015 | ISBN: 1349448559 | 264 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The first collection focused on the writing of provocative author and performance artist Sapphire, including her groundbreaking novel PUSH that has since become the Academy-award-winning film Precious.
"This volume presents many essays for addressing a range of themes relevant to African American and feminist literatures and is a valuable addition to any collection of young adult or adult literary criticisms." - Journal of American Culture.

For a New Novel: Essays on Fiction  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by mapusi at Nov. 2, 2016
For a New Novel: Essays on Fiction

For a New Novel: Essays on Fiction by Alain Robbe-Grillet
English | 31 Dec. 1989 | ISBN: 0810108216 | 175 Pages | PDF | 5.84 MB

Alain Robbe-Grillet, one of the leaders of the new French literary movement of the sixties, has long been regarded as the outstanding writer of the nouveau roman, as well as its major spokesman.

Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at July 5, 2016
Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays

Cynthia Ozick, "Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays"
ISBN: 0544703715 | 2016 | EPUB | 224 pages | 4 MB

Robert Alter, Frank Kermode, "The Literary Guide to the Bible"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at April 19, 2016
Robert Alter, Frank Kermode, "The Literary Guide to the Bible"

Robert Alter, Frank Kermode, "The Literary Guide to the Bible"
Publisher: Belknap Pr | 1990 | ISBN: 0674875311 | English | PDF | 678 pages | 19.9 Mb

Rediscover the incomparable literary richness and strength of a book that all of us live with an many of us live by. An international team of renowned scholars, assembled by two leading literary critics, offers a book-by-book guide through the Old and New Testaments as well as general essays on the Bible as a whole, providing an enticing reintroduction to a work that has shaped our language and thought for thousands of years.

A Literary Education and Other Essays  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by free4magazines at April 4, 2016
A Literary Education and Other Essays

A Literary Education and Other Essays
Language: English | EPUB | ISBN-10: 1604190787 | 2014 | 537 pages | 0.8 MB / 1 MB
Who invented the personal essay? That is hard to say. The ancient Roman philosopher and cynical power broker, Seneca? The 16th century French philosopher Montaigne certainly brought it to a peak of perfection. There were many 19th century masters, not so many after that.
Mark Axelrod, "Notions of the Feminine: Literary Essays from Dostoyevsky to Lacan" (repost)

Mark Axelrod, "Notions of the Feminine: Literary Essays from Dostoyevsky to Lacan"
Publisher: Palgrave | 2015 | ISBN: 113750725X | English | PDF | 98 pages | 0.97 Mb

Just how do male novelists perceive their female characters? Are there subtle or not so subtle indications in the narrative that reflect the perceptions of the author rather than the narrator? And are some of these perceptions pre-conceived based on certain cultural biases? …

Thinking Through Blake: Essays in Literary Contrariety  

Posted by interes at Jan. 9, 2016
Thinking Through Blake: Essays in Literary Contrariety

Thinking Through Blake: Essays in Literary Contrariety by Hazard Adams
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0786479582 | 195 pages | PDF | 1,3 MB
Notions of the Feminine: Literary Essays from Dostoyevsky to Lacan

Mark Axelrod, "Notions of the Feminine: Literary Essays from Dostoyevsky to Lacan"
2015 | ISBN-10: 113750725X | 106 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Sounds and Perception: New Philosophical Essays  

Posted by leonardo78 at Dec. 17, 2015
Sounds and Perception: New Philosophical Essays

"Sounds and Perception: New Philosophical Essays" by Matthew Nudds, Casey O'Callaghan
Publisher: Oxford University Press | 2010 | ISBN: 019928296X | 277 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB

With this pioneering and long-overdue collection of essays on auditory perception, Matthew Nudds and Casey O'Callaghan aim to start correcting this state of affairs. They deserve much praise, not least for their own substantial contributions and splendid introduction. Ian Phillips, Times Literary Supplement This volume comprises ten excellent recent essays on the philosophy of sounds and auditory perception… The editors provide an introductory essay which serves to helpfully introduce not only the volume, but also the field of philosophy of sound as a whole… The essays in this book all show that the philosophy of sound and auditory perception can be as complex, interesting, difficult, rewarding, and important as the much more commonly explored topics of physical objects and vision.
The Hospitable Canon: Essays on literary play, scholarly choice, and popular pressures by Virgil Nemoianu

The Hospitable Canon: Essays on literary play, scholarly choice, and popular pressures by Virgil Nemoianu
English | 21 Jun. 1991 | ISBN: 9027242372, 1556191529 | 279 Pages | PDF | 27 MB

The papers in this book respond to the public debate over literary canons, in the United States, and elsewhere, by placing the political-ideological aspects of the conflict inside perspectives derived from comparative literature.