By Ondřej Klimes
During this quantity, the writer explores the emergence of nationwide awareness and nationalist ideology....
By Susan Dick, Declan Kiberd
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By Bernadette Cailler
Carthage ou l. a. flamme du brasier half d'une suite po?©tique d'Edouard Glissant, intitul?©e ?«Carthage?», incluse dans Le sel noir (1960). Creuset des plus fructueux, ce texte a rapidement suscit?© chez Bernadette Cailler le d?©sir d'explorer d'autres incarnations textuelles contemporaines de ce regard port?© sur l'ancienne Carthage. Dans ce cheminement, deux grands noms du pass?©, ? savoir Virgile et Augustin, se sont ?©galement tr??s t??t int?©gr?©s ? l. a. recherche. En effet, le lecteur d?©couvrira que, d'une mani??re ou d'une autre, Virgile appara?®t dans tous les textes ?©tudi?©s ici. Quant ? Augustin, ses textes impr??gnent de leurs lines deux des uvres examin?©es dans cet ouvrage. Ce va-et-vient entre temps et espaces a donc pris forme de l'?©tude m??me de quelques auteurs du 20e si??cle et de celui qui vient de commencer. A ce regard port?© sur l'uvre glissantienne et les anciens s'ajoutent une lecture de textes par L?©opold S?©dar Senghor, Fawzi Mellah, Moncef Ghachem, Kebir Mustapha Ammi, ainsi qu une m?©ditation de certains facets de los angeles mort de Virgile par Hermann Broch. D?©veloppant son ?©tude, Bernadette Cailler est amen?©e ? examiner diverses relatives textuelles ? l'?©pique, plus g?©n?©ralement aux ?«textes fondateurs?» et, ce faisant, ? r?©fl?©chir aussi ? los angeles dialectique pouvant exister entre agression, sacrifice et massacre.***Table des Mati??res*** Remerciements*** advent los angeles parole du Sel noir*** I. De Didon (Virgile) ? Scipion (Glissant)*** II. Regards autres sur Carthage*** III. De Virgile auteur ? Virgile protagoniste*** IV. Des Carthage aux Grands Chaos*** Appendice*** Bibliographie*** Index des auteurs, artistes, traducteurs, directeurs de volume*** desk des Mati??res***
By Malcolm Bradbury
An account of the improvement of the British novel within the twentieth century, and a significant other quantity to the author's the trendy American Novel. a number of the major traces are laid out, and the booklet features a distinct survey of post-war writing and the scene this day.
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By David S. Rutledge
This severe textual content examines the ways that Vladimir Nabokov, one of many 20th century's nice writers, based his works to encapsulate his metaphysical ideals. It attracts examples from Nabokov's novels, tales and nonfiction, revealing a startling consistency in his ideals over the process his profession, at the same time the constitution of his novels elevated in complexity. on the middle of his paintings is a profound appreciate for what is lacking, for unsolvable riddles, for questions even on the cost of solutions. Nabokov's techniques--from wordplay to plotlines--reveal an everlasting reverence for everlasting secret.
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By Annalisa Oboe, Shaul Bassi
Sleek rules of freedom and human rights were time and again contested and are hotly debated firstly of the 3rd millennium based on new theories, wishes, and demanding situations in modern lifestyles. This quantity deals culturally assorted contributions to the talk on freedom from the literatures and humanities of the postcolonial international, exploring studies that evoke, wish, think, and practice freedom throughout 5 continents and centuries of heritage. reports of Freedom opens with an introductory philosophical essay by means of Achille Mbembe and is split into 4 sections that reflect on: • resisting historical past and colonialism • the appropriate to maneuver and to belong • the precise to (believe in) loose futures • creative freedom and demanding engagement. every one part includes a piece of artistic writing without delay hooked up to those issues from authors Chris Abani, Anita Desai, Caryl Phillips, and Alexis Wright, via a range of severe essays. participants: Chris Abani, Rochelle Almeida, Gil Anidjar, Jogamaya Bayer, Elena Bernardini, Anne Collett, Carmen Concilio, Paola Della Valle, Roberto Derobertis, Anita Desai, Lorna Down, Francesca Giommi, Gareth Griffiths, Dave Gunning, John C. Hawley, Peter H. Marsden, Russell McDougall, Achille Mbembe, Cinzia Mozzato, Kevin Newmark, Berndt Ostendorf, Mai Palmberg, Owen Percy, Kirsten Holst Petersen, Caryl Phillips, Annel Pieterse, Christiane Schlote, Nermeen Shaikh, Patrick Williams, Alexis Wright, and Robert J. C. younger.
By Aya Elyada
Elyada’s research of a variety of philological and theological works, in addition to textbooks, dictionaries, ethnographical writings, and translations, demonstrates that Christian Yiddishism had implications past its basically linguistic and philological dimensions. certainly, Christian texts on Yiddish display not just the ways that Christians perceived and outlined Jews and Judaism, but in addition, in a contrasting vein, how they seen their very own language, faith, and culture.
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By William Frucht
"With this pleasant anthology, Frucht throws a bridge around the chasm setting apart the 'Two Cultures' of technological know-how and literature."--Booklist"A remarkable colledtion of various skills and writing."--San Diego Union-TribuneA wildly artistic treasury of the main crafty phrases ever written approximately numbers. arithmetic and writing could appear to exist in contrary geographical regions, yet as William Frucht finds, the realm of numbers has continuously held a distinct fascination for women and men of letters. Imaginary Numbers screens the end result of this cross-fertilization through amassing the simplest artistic writing approximately mathematical subject matters from the previous hundred years. during this attractive anthology, we will be able to discover the various methods writers have performed with mathematical rules. Delve into the fourth measurement and infinity, into myth and philosophy with such masters as Lewis Carroll, Edwin Abbott Abbott, Philip okay. Dick, Martin Gardner, and Alan Lightman. experience well known stories through Italo Calvino and Jorge Luis Borges, cult classics akin to Connie Willis's "The Schwartzschild Radius,"and lesser-known gemstones by means of such visionaries as William Gibson and A. ok. Dewdney. For mathematical experts and literary lions alike, Imaginary Numbers provides as much as one attention-grabbing learn.
By Samuel Fisher Dodson
Berryman's Henry: residing on the Intersection of want and artwork bargains students and scholars the 1st thorough and well-researched car into John Berryman's epic poem The Dream Songs. via a detailed studying of the textual content, an exam of the historical past of its feedback and a few of Berryman's letters, notes, and pertinent manuscripts, Sam Dodson bargains the reader a superior place to begin to understand the presiding constitution and thematic concentration of this American vintage. This constitution, caused by the poet's crafting and the poem's inner progress, is illustrated within the textual content by way of greater than thirty reproductions of a few of the Dream track drafts in growth. No present severe paintings examines at any place close to the variety of person Dream Songs as this reader's advisor, with a view to let scholars and lecturers to go into Berryman's tough poem with self assurance and a formal feel of course. Its goal is to supply the start reader and the coed with a map for drawing close this huge paintings and discovering their approach via its elegiac constitution and appreciating its team spirit. a detailed examine the poem's language and stylistic techniques, epic traits and author's poetics, and so much specially the elegiac stream of the poem, will let even the amateur reader to go into Henry's global. The elegies as a complete give you the word of mourning that's on the center of Berryman's epic.
By Laurence Goldstein
"This is the 1st paintings to survey the myths created by means of the fashionable literary mind's eye approximately technology." ―Herbert Sussman
"... succeeds admirably, fascinatingly on all counts... " ―American Literature
"... a landmark within the research of literary and technological history." ―NMAH
"... fascinating... a welcome boost to the growing to be scholarship in regards to the impression of know-how at the glossy imagination." ―Journal of recent Literature Annual Review
This publication chronicles accurately how the flying computer helped to create varieties of apocalyptic modes in glossy literature.