Download Gabriel Garcias Marquez's Love In The Time Of Cholera by Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom PDF

By Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom

One of many Nobel Prize successful writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez's triumphs, Love in the course of Cholera is a masterwork of magical realism. this article includes an introductory essay, serious biography and chronology of the author's existence. a long time 16+.

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Download The Princeton Sourcebook in Comparative Literature: From the by David Damrosch PDF

By David Damrosch

As comparative literature reshapes itself in modern globalizing age, it really is crucial for college students and lecturers to appear deeply into the discipline's background and its current chances. The Princeton Sourcebook in Comparative Literature is a wide-ranging anthology of vintage essays and significant contemporary statements at the project and techniques of comparative literary experiences. This pioneering assortment brings jointly thirty-two items, from foundational statements via Herder, Madame de Staƫl, and Nietzsche to paintings by means of quite a number the main influential comparatists writing this present day, together with Lawrence Venuti, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, and Franco Moretti. amassed listed here are manifestos and counterarguments, essays in definition, and debates on technique via students and critics from the us, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin the United States, giving a special assessment of comparative examine within the phrases of a few of its most vital practitioners. With decisions extending from the start of comparative research over the years of extensive theoretical inquiry and directly to modern discussions of the world's literatures, The Princeton Sourcebook in Comparative Literature is helping readers navigate a quickly evolving self-discipline in a dramatically altering world.

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Download Robert Frost in context by Mark Richardson PDF

By Mark Richardson

This new severe quantity bargains a clean, multifaceted overview of Robert Frost's existence and works. approximately each element of the poet's profession is handled: his curiosity in poetics and elegance; his function as a public determine; his deep fascination with technology, psychology, and schooling; his strange and hard relation to faith; his investments, as philosopher and author, in politics and struggle; the best way he handled difficulties of psychological ailment that beset his sister and of his little ones; and, eventually, the advanced geo-political contexts that tell a few of his top poetry. individuals contain a couple of influential students of Frost, but additionally such exclusive poets as Paul Muldoon, Dana Gioia, Mark Scott, and Jay Parini. Essays eschew jargon and hire hugely readable prose, supplying students, scholars, and common readers of Frost a extensively obtainable reference and consultant

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Download Sentenced to death: the American novel and capital by David Guest PDF

By David Guest

The felony justice method in the USA is as strong a shaper of background and society as its better-known counterparts--the army, politics, govt, and expertise. In a rustic that lacks a compulsory demise sentence for particular crimes, the yankee process for execution proves to be dependent extra upon differences among offenders than upon differences among offenses.Five vital novels--McTeague, An American Tragedy, local Son, In chilly Blood and The Executioner's Song--bring readers a shiny know-how of America's punitive codes. each one information the tale of a lifestyles that results in the gallows. Sentenced to loss of life locations those works opposed to the historic heritage of crime and capital punishment in the USA, a kingdom the place public discourse on crime is ruled via pictures of the electrical chair and the gasoline chamber, by way of greatest safety prisons, by means of hardened convicts out on parole. Such pictures, in flip replicate and form the workout of punitive power.This probing examine capital punishment in execution novels and in real-life media accents the poles of punitive energy. this kind of comparability of literary works with confrontational journalism and court docket files additionally brings revealing perception into the long term debate on capital punishment in American tradition.

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Download For a New Novel: Essays on Fiction by Alain Robbe-Grillet, Richard Howard PDF

By Alain Robbe-Grillet, Richard Howard

Alain Robbe-Grillet, one of many leaders of the recent French literary flow of the sixties, has lengthy been considered as the exceptional author of the nouveau roman, in addition to its significant spokesman. For a brand new Novel reevaluates the strategies, ethos, and bounds of up to date fiction. it is a paintings of giant value for any discussions of the heritage of the unconventional and for modern wondering the way forward for fiction.

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Download A tradition of subversion: the prose poem in English from by Margueritte S. Murphy PDF

By Margueritte S. Murphy

From its inception in nineteenth-century France, the prose poem has embraced a cultured of concern and innovation instead of culture and conference. during this suggestive learn, Margueritte S. Murphy either explores the heritage of this style in Anglo-American literature and gives a version for studying the prose poem, regardless of language or nationwide literature. Murphy argues that the prose poem is an inherently subversive style, one who needs to forever undermine prosaic conventions so as to validate itself as authentically "other". while, each one prose poem needs to to a point recommend a standard prose style with a view to subvert it effectively. The prose poem is hence of unique curiosity as a style within which the conventional and the hot are introduced necessarily and consistently into clash.

Beginning with a dialogue of the French prose poem and its adoption in England by means of the Decadents, Murphy examines the results of this organization on later poets resembling T.S. Eliot. She additionally explores the conception of the prose poem as an androgynous style. Then, with a sensitivity to the sociopolitical nature of language, she attracts at the paintings of Mikhail Bakhtin to light up the ideology of the style and discover its subversive nature. the majority of the e-book is dedicated to insightful readings of William Carlos Williams's Kora in Hell, Gertrude Stein's gentle Buttons, and John Ashbery's 3 Poems. As striking examples of the yank prose poem, those works display the variety of this genre's radical and experimental chances.

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