Download E-books Rhetoric, Romance, and Technology: Studies in the Interaction of Expression and Culture PDF

By Walter J. Ong

This choice of essays by means of Walter J. Ong makes a speciality of the advanced and dynamic dating among verbal functionality and cultural evolution. via learning the heritage of rhetoric and comparable arts from classical antiquity throughout the age of romanticism to the trendy interval, Ong either illuminates the earlier and is helping clarify late-twentieth-century modes of expression.

Elegantly written and large ranging, Rhetoric, Romance, and Technology lines the evolution of units used to shop, retrieve, and speak wisdom. Ong discusses assorted themes together with reminiscence as artwork, associationist serious conception, the shut courting among romanticism and expertise, and the preferred tradition of the Nineteen Seventies. This e-book additionally comprises essays approximately Tudor writings in English on rhetoric and literary concept, the learn of Latin as a Renaissance puberty ceremony, Ramism within the lecture room and in trade, Jonathan Swift's proposal of the brain, and John Stuart Mill's politics.

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Download E-books 21st-Century Gothic: Great Gothic Novels Since 2000 PDF

By Danel Olson, K. A. Laity

Selected via a ballot of greater than a hundred and eighty Gothic experts, the works defined and evaluated in 21st CENTURY GOTHIC characterize the main outstanding Gothic novels and novellas written all over the world among the years 2000-2010. 


Contributors of the fifty-three all-new essays contain award-winning novelists, playwrights, biographers, editors, psychoanalysts, forensic psychologists, criminologists, movie students, humanities librarians, and plenty of of the main influential neo-Gothic literary critics of the final thirty years. 

Designed for the Gothic fan, pupil, and critic alike, this huge consultant additionally includes a perceptive foreword by means of Horror pupil S.T. Joshi and an both compelling advent through Gothic anthologist Danel Olson. Small B&W reproductions of the novels' airborne dirt and dust jackets preface every one lengthy unique essay (often of works that experience had as but little sustained serious attention), and 3 appendices identify specialists and members, honorable mentions, and novel e-book data. 

21st CENTURY GOTHIC goals to expand the viewpoint and figuring out of any pupil of literature from our Gothic times. A bankruptcy averaging 5,000 phrases is gifted on all of the following: The Angel Maker, Banquet for the Damned, Beasts, The Blind murderer, The booklet Thief,  The Bride of Frankenstein: Pandora's Bride, Candles Burning, The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein, Clowns in the dead of night, chilly dermis, The pink Petal and the White, a gloomy topic, The darkish Tower sequence, The Darkest a part of the Woods, The Dracula file, The Eden Moore Trilogy, Eva strikes the Furniture, Fatal girls, Fingersmith, The Forgotten Garden, Four Souls, The Gargoyle, The Ghost Writer, Gould's booklet of Fish, The Graveyard booklet, Heart-Shaped field, The Historian, The Horned guy, condo of Leaves, Jonathan unusual & Mr. Norrell, The retain, The Little pal, misplaced, the beautiful Bones, Lullaby, Martha Peake, The which means of evening: A Confession, Memoirs of a grasp Forger, A Mercy, The Merrily Watkins sequence, The Monsters of Templeton, by no means allow Me Go,  No state for outdated males, The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque: A Picturesque Terror, The Pumpkin baby, genuine international, a sequence of unlucky Events,  The Shadow of the Wind, The Terror,  The 13th Tale, Thursbitch, The Twilight Saga, and White Apples.

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Download E-books In the Theatre of Romanticism: Coleridge, Nationalism, Women (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism) PDF

English Romanticism has lengthy been thought of an 'undramatic' and 'anti-theatrical' age, but Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats all wrote performs and considered them as significant to England's poetic and political reform. within the Theatre of Romanticism analyses those performs, within the context of London theatre on the time, and argues that Romantic discourse on theatre is essential to structures of nationhood within the interval. The booklet focuses totally on Coleridge and at the heart degree of his occupation, within which he wrote so much widely for and in regards to the theatre. yet its dialogue of anxieties approximately girls in Coleridge's performs applies simply as forcefully to the historical past performs of the second-generation romantic poets, and to the best-known romantic writers on theatre: Hazlitt, Hunt and Lamb. not like the few present reports of romantic drama, this learn considers the performs no longer as closet drama or 'mental theatre', yet as theatrical contributions to the controversy sparked off by way of the Revolution in France.

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Download E-books Skylark Meets Meadowlark: Reimagining the Bird in British Romantic and Contemporary Native American Literature PDF

By Thomas C. Gannon

A Native rereading of either British Romanticism and mainstream Euro-American ecocriticism, this cross-cultural transatlantic learn of literary imaginings approximately birds units the schedule for a extra refined and nuanced ecocriticism. Lakota critic Thomas C. Gannon explores how poets and nature writers in Britain and local the USA have included birds into their writings. He discerns an evolution in humankind’s representations—and attitudes toward—other species by means of interpreting the avian pictures and tropes in British Romantic and local American literatures, and via contemplating how such literary therapy succeeds from an ecological or animal-rights perspective.
 
Such depictions, Gannon argues, exhibit a lot approximately underlying cultural and old relationships with the Other—whether different species or different peoples. He elucidates the altering interconnections among birds and people in British Romanticism from Cowper to Clare, with specific realization to Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Byron, and Keats. Gannon then considers how birds are imagined by way of local writers, together with early Lakota authors and modern poets comparable to Linda Hogan and pleasure Harjo. finally he exhibits how the delicate and far-reaching connections with nature solid via local American writers motivate a extra holistic reimagining of humankind’s courting to different animals.

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Download E-books Magic in Boiardo and Ariosto (Studies in Italian Culture) PDF

The topos of magic has interested humans from antiquity to the current day. This research makes use of a thematic and structural method of research a number of the services played via magic in very important Renaissance epics, Boiardo’s Orlando innamorato and Ariosto’s Orlando furioso. It breaks new floor through exploring the organization of magic with the chaotic and irrational, as contrasted roughly strongly with order and cause. It additionally examines the poets’ use of magic as a automobile within the Renaissance dialectic among fortune and self-determination.

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Download E-books Poetic Form and British Romanticism PDF

By Stuart Curran

Throughout Europe, and especially in nice Britain, the Romantic age coincided with a large-scale revival of misplaced literatures and the 1st makes an attempt to create a coherent heritage of Western literature. Calling into query that historical past, Stuart Curran demonstrates that the Romantic poets, faraway from being detached or opposed to well known sorts of literature have been truly captivated with them as repositories of literary conventions and conveyors of implicit ideological worth. no matter if of their proccupation with mounted varieties, which ended in the incomparable artistry of Romantic odes, or of their rethinking of significant genres just like the pastoral, the epic, and the romance, the Romantic poets remodeled each aspect they touched to fit their very own democratic, secular and skeptical ethos--a global view recognizably smooth in its dimensions.

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Download E-books Michel Tournier's Metaphysical Fictions (Purdue University Monographs in Romance Languages) PDF

By Susan Petit

This examine of the fictitious subject matters and strategies of Michel Tournier finds his profound radicalism as a social critic and novelist regardless of the seeming conventionality of his works. Guided through Tournier's essays and interviews, Petit examines his fiction in gentle of plot resources, philosophical and anthropological education, and his trust that fiction may still swap the area. shut learn of Vendredi ou les limbes du Pacifique, Le Roi des aulnes, Les Météores, Gaspard, Melchior et Balthazar, and l. a. Goutte d'or, in addition to the quick fiction in Le Coq de bruyère and Le Médianoche amoureux, indicates Tournier's innovative perception of plot structuring as he develops key topics, even if faith, sensuality, or prejudice, in additional than two decades spent reconceiving the character of fiction.

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Download E-books The Gothic Tradition (Cambridge Contexts in Literature) PDF

By David Stevens

Severe introductions to a number of literary issues and genres. The gothic impact on glossy writers akin to Angela Carter, Iain Banks and Stephen King is brilliant and nice as is the impact at the international of movie and rock song. a part of the functionality of this publication is to supply a few suggestions: now not by way of a set or definitive set of Gothic features, yet fairly in giving a framework for questions and explorations.

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Download E-books Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey PDF

By Cecilia Tan, Lori Perkins

E. L. James’ Fifty colours trilogy has involved and seduced thousands of readers. In bedrooms, in e-book golf equipment, and within the media, humans can’t cease conversing approximately it!

In Fifty Writers on Fifty colours of Grey, 50 writers—from romance and erotica authors, to real-world BDSM practitioners, to grownup leisure professionals—continue the conversation.

Fifty colours as Erotic Fiction
Erotic romance author Sylvia Day speaks to the hot possibilities the Fifty colours trilogy has spread out for writers (and readers!) of erotica

Fifty colors as Sexual Empowerment
Romance novelist Heather Graham praises the best way the books motivate ladies to have a good time their very own sexual colors of grey

Fifty colors as Fanfiction
Editor Tish Beaty relates the method at the back of turning Twilight fanfic Master of the Universe into Fifty colors of Grey

Fifty colors as Pop Culture
Fifty Shames of Earl Grey writer Andrew Shaffer compares Fifty colours to sister-in-literary-scandal Peyton Place

Plus
• Matrimonial legal professional Sherri Donovan examines the legalities of Christian’s contract
• grasp R of BDSM education chateau los angeles Domaine Esemar evaluates Christian Grey’s ability as a Dominant (and bargains a few specialist advice)
• and an entire lot more!

Whether you liked Fifty colors of Grey, or simply need to know why each person else does, Fifty Writers on Fifty colours of Grey is the ebook for you.

Contributors:

• Heather Graham
• Sylvia Day
• Andrew Shaffer
• M.J. Rose
• Sinnamon Love
• Judith Regan
• Stacey Agdern
• Laura Antoniou
• Jennifer Armintrout
• Tish Beaty
• Mala Bhattacharjee
• Rachel Kramer Bussel
• M. Christian
• Suzan Colón
• pleasure Daniels
• Sherri Donovan
• Angela Edwards
• Melissa Febos
• Lucy Felthouse
• Ryan Field
• Selina Fire
• Megan Frampton
• Sarah Frantz
• Louise Fury
• Lois Gresh
• Catherine Hiller
• Marci Hirsch
• Dr. Hilda Hutcherson
• Debra Hyde
• Anne Jamison
• D.L. King
• Dr. Logan Levkoff
• Arielle Loren
• Sassafras Lowry
• Rachel Kenley
• Pamela Madsen
• Chris Marks and Lia Leto
• Midori
• grasp R
• Dr. Katherine Ramsland
• Tiffany Reisz
• Katharine Sands
• Jennifer Sanzo
• Rakesh Satyal
• Marc Shapiro
• Lyss Stern
• Cecilia Tan
• wish Tarr
• Susan Wright
• Editor X

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