Download PDF by Tony J. Williams: James Jones: The Limits of Eternity (Contemporary American

By Tony J. Williams

James Jones performed many jobs, together with brief tale author, social critic, and struggle novelist. His most famed paintings, From the following to Eternity (1951), spent 20 weeks atop the New York Times bestseller’s record, gained the nationwide e-book Award, used to be tailored into an Academy Award-winning movie, and was once named one of many a hundred top novels of the 20th century via the trendy Library. regardless of this and the luck of his different novels, Some got here Running (1957) and The skinny purple Line (1962), Jones is greatly forgotten today.

In James Jones: the boundaries of Eternity, literary pupil Tony J. Williams examines the importance of Jones’s paintings not just for its nuance and bold material but additionally for its frequent attractiveness. In his review of Jones’s catalog, Williams unearths an incisive novelist who provided groundbreaking interpretations of masculinity, sexuality, gender, and id. Williams contends that Jones could be famous as excess of only a renowned warfare novelist, but in addition as a humanitarian and literary pioneer, fairly in probing gender and queer issues.

A quintessentially American novelist, Jones used to be by no means afraid to appear overtly on the flaws of his society, research the way it may perhaps adversely impact person sufferers, and tacitly recommend attainable choices. He well-known the presence of gays and lesbians in American tradition in the course of an brazenly repressive time, which makes his paintings appropriate to many parts of up to date feedback. Demonstrating his major contribution to modern American literature, James Jones: the bounds of Eternity should be of curiosity to students of struggle narratives, gender stories, and literary studies.

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Download PDF by David Stirrup: Louise Erdrich (Contemporary American and Canadian Writers

By David Stirrup

Louise Erdrich is without doubt one of the so much seriously and commercially winning local American writers. This ebook is the 1st totally entire remedy of Erdrich's writing, analysing the textual complexities and numerous contexts of her paintings so far. Drawing at the serious archive in terms of Erdrich's paintings and local American literature, Stirrup explores the entire intensity and variety of her authorship.

Breaking Erdrich's oeuvre into a number of groupings - poetry, early and overdue fiction, memoir and kid's writing - Stirrup develops person readings of either the serious arguments and the texts themselves. He argues that Erdrich's paintings has built an expanding political acuity to the connection among ethics and aesthetics in local American literatures. Erdrich's insistence on being learn as an American author is proven to be in consistent and mutually-inflecting discussion together with her Ojibwe heritage.

This subtle research is of use to scholars and readers in any respect degrees of engagement with Erdrich's writing.

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New PDF release: Antikenrezeption vor dem Hintergrund des Medienwechsels im

By Charlotte Kempf

Bachelorarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Buchwissenschaft, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Charlotte Kempf widmet sich in dieser Arbeit der Rezeption von antiker Literatur in der Epoche der Renaissance. Dabei wird untersucht, welche Auswirkungen die Erfindung Gutenbergs, der Druck mit beweglichen Lettern, auf die Antikenrezeption im 15. Jahrhundert hatte und wie sich die Wahrnehmung antiker Literatur dadurch änderte.
Der Wandel der Schriftkultur in der Renaissance führte zu einer Verbreitung, Bewahrung und teilweise auch Wiederentdeckung antiker Literatur, die ohne den Buchdruck nicht möglich gewesen wäre.
Diese Untersuchungen führt Kempf exemplarisch an der Literatur des antiken Autors Plinius dem Jüngeren durch, dessen „Epistulae“ vor dem Hintergrund des Medienwechsels im 15. und frühen sixteen. Jahrhundert zum ersten Mal einem größeren Publikum in seiner Gesamtheit bekannt wurde, da der Buchdruck eine weite Verbreitung des kompletten Werks in Europa erlaubte. Zu dieser Verbreitung von antiker Literatur trug vor allem auch die 1508 von Aldus Manutius gedruckte Ausgabe der „Epistulae“ bei, die in mehreren Auflagen bis weit in das sixteen. Jahrhundert hinein nachgedruckt wurde.

Charlotte Kempf studierte an der Johannes Gutenberg- Universität in Mainz Buchwissenschaft und Lateinische Philologie, seit 2011 widmet sie sich ihrem Masterstudium in Mittelalter- und Renaissancestudien an der Albert- Ludwigs- Universität Freiburg.

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Anna-Maria Seemann's Parallelverlage im geteilten Deutschland: Entstehung, PDF

By Anna-Maria Seemann

Anhand umfangreicher Quellenstudien analysiert diese Untersuchung wissenschaftliche Verlage, die während der deutschen Teilung namensgleich in Ost und West existierten: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, J.A. Barth, Gustav Fischer, S. Hirzel, Carl Marhold, Theodor/Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff, B. G. Teubner und Georg Thieme. Das Buch leistet damit einen Beitrag zur Erforschung des deutsch-deutschen Verhältnisses nach dem Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs, das sich in den Beziehungen der Parallelverlage und der Branchenverbände in Ost und West spiegelt. Es werden differenzierte Einblicke in die Verflechtungen und Wechselwirkungen politischer, kultureller und ökonomischer purpose und Interessen der Akteure und Systeme gegeben.

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New PDF release: The Road to the Dark Tower: Exploring Stephen King's Magnum

By Bev Vincent

AN crucial consultant TO THE darkish TOWER SERIES—INCLUDING BOOK-BY-BOOK research AND perception INTO STEPHEN KING'S artistic PROCESS.

In 1970, Stephen King launched into what could develop into the crowning success in his literary career-the darkish Tower. The seven-volume sequence, written and released over a interval of 30 years, used to be encouraged through Robert Browning's poem "Childe Roland to the darkish Tower Came," in addition to J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, and the spaghetti Westerns of Sergio Leone.

With the whole cooperation of Stephen King himself, The street to the Dark Tower examines the epic trip of the writer to accomplish a narrative that threatened to crush him. during this essential better half, Bev Vincent offers a book-by-book research of every quantity within the sequence, tracing the darkish Tower's connections to King's different novels together with The Stand, Insomnia, and Hearts in Atlantis, and supplying insights from the writer concerning the artistic approach fascinated by crafting his lifelong work-a paintings that has ate up not just Stephen King, yet his legion of dedicated readers. this is often crucial examining for any darkish Tower-or Stephen King-fan.

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New PDF release: La experiencia de la lectura (Spanish Edition)

By Jorge Larrosa

En un espacio híbrido entre los angeles filosofía, l. a. literatura y l. a. educación, leyendo y escribiendo con una rara libertad, extraña generosidad y con singular penetración, Larrosa ofrece sus notas de lectura y el mapa de su recorrido como una invitación a otra lectura, a otra experiencia, l. a. de cada uno.

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Read e-book online Storytelling in the Digital Age PDF

By W. Penn

via a certified story-teller's occasionally funny observation on tradition and literature from The Odyssey on , the booklet means that literature isn't really an artifact to be studied yet a dwelling approach. usually irreverent, crossing literary and scholarly strains, Penn goals to find what literature does for an imaginatively engaged reader.

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Get Beyond Gatsby: How Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Writers of the PDF

By Robert McParland

Many of the heralded writers of the 20 th century—including Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and William Faulkner—first made their mark within the Twenties, whereas demonstrated authors like Willa Cather and Sinclair Lewis produced a few of their most vital works in this interval. vintage novels similar to The solar additionally Rises, The nice Gatsby, Elmer Gantry, and The Sound and the Fury not just mark prodigious advances in American fiction, they convey us the beauty, the fight, and the promise of the yank dream.

In Beyond Gatsby: How Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Writers of the Nineteen Twenties formed American Culture, Robert McParland seems to be on the key contributions of this fertile interval in literature. instead of offer a compendium of information about significant American writers, this ebook explores the tradition that created F. Scott Fitzgerald and his literary contemporaries. The resource fabric levels from the mins of studying circles and significant observation in periodicals to the information of writers’ works—as good because the diaries, journals, and letters of universal readers. This paintings unearths how the nation’s fiction inspired conversations of shared photos and tales between a transforming into studying public.

Signifying a cultural shift within the aftermath of global conflict I, the collective works via those authors signify what many deliberate to be a golden age of yank literature. by way of studying how those authors motivated the interpreting conduct of a iteration, Beyond Gatsby permits readers to achieve a deeper comprehension of ways literature shapes culture.

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American Exorcist: Critical Essays on William Peter Blatty - download pdf or read online

By Benjamin Szumskyj

William Peter Blatty is healthier identified for his novel The Exorcist, a piece generally credited with sparking the explosion of the horror style within the Nineteen Eighties. whereas the cultural effect of the radical is indisputable, research of Blatty's paintings from a severe and literary point of view has beforehand been missing. those thirteen essays interpreting The Exorcist and Blatty's different novels mark the 1st try and chart his development from an writer of mediocre comedian novels to at least one of the optimal authors of novels concerning the supernatural. the amount analyzes not just his craft, but additionally the numerous layers of mental, philosophical, literary, ancient, theological and autobiographical parts fueling and expressed by means of the mind's eye in the back of a part a century of work.

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Download PDF by Lisa Lau,E. Dawson Varughese: Indian Writing in English and Issues of Visual

By Lisa Lau,E. Dawson Varughese

This publication examines using publication covers as advertising units, asking what precisely they impart to their readers and dealers, and what photos they go along with a style and create a couple of tradition. concentrating on Indian women's writing in English, it combines the research of textual content with the learn of materiality of the book.

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