By Bernadette Jones
Sheila Elizabeth Lemon Anderson
Bernadette Jones’s novel offerings skillfully dramatizes the advanced and harrowing results of household violence on a gaggle of buddies and households residing on Chicago’s West facet within the Seventies. the tale starts off and ends with a shiny depiction of a warped and ugly masculinity within the individual of Glen Redmond, which he routines for over 20 years with singular and unrelenting violence on Yvonne Hill, his female friend and the mum of his little ones. even as, the radical is a coming-of-age tale joined to the coming-to-wisdom tale of Pam Montague, its narrator and leader witness, who involves comprehend the fateful, dice-roll offerings in her ally Yvonne’s lifestyles, and in her own.
Andrew Allegretti, Fiction Writing division, Columbia collage Chicago"
By Brenda Machosky
By Rosemary Horowitz
By Don D'Ammassa
By M. Keith Booker,Anne-Marie Thomas
- Includes separate historic surveys of key subgenres together with time-travel narratives, post-apocalyptic and post-disaster narratives and works of utopian and dystopian technological know-how fiction
- Each subgenre survey contains an in depth record of correct severe readings, urged novels within the subgenre, and advised motion pictures correct to the subgenre
- Features entries on a few key technological know-how fiction authors and huge dialogue of significant technological know-how fiction novels or sequences
- Writers and works contain Isaac Asimov; Margaret Atwood; George Orwell; Ursula okay. Le Guin; The struggle of the Worlds (1898); Starship Troopers (1959); Mars Trilogy (1993-6); and plenty of more
- A 'Science Fiction word list' completes this crucial Handbook
By Charles H. Herford
By Richard Raskin,Marc Galanter
Now in its moment version, this increased model provides new chapters and new introductory fabric. It encompasses a 2015 Foreword through Marc Galanter, who notes that the writer “is involved not just with what makes jokes humorous yet with what makes a few of them profound. His resourceful reaction to this puzzle makes this little ebook a particular and interesting contribution to the literature on Jewish jokes and on jokes generally.” it is going to entice the final reader, in addition to to readers specially attracted to Jewish tradition, the psychology of humor, faith, ethnography, and folklore.
“Richard Raskin’s booklet on Jewish humor used to be the main unique and priceless i discovered in years of study at the subject. I’m overjoyed to work out it again in print—and with further chapters!”
— Ruth Wisse
Professor Emerita, Yiddish and Comparative Literature, Harvard University
Author, No shaggy dog story: Making Jewish Humor (2013)
“A interesting booklet that explores the richness of Jewish humor. Raskin bargains a thought-provoking research of what makes Jewish humor precise. Raskin merges an realizing of Jewish tradition, clean mental insights, and a worldly examining of jokes and their evolution to create a gem of a ebook. despite the fact that, it's not simply a very good publication on Jewish humor. it really is a superb ebook on humor. interval. After interpreting it, you won’t snigger an identical approach again.”
— Dov Cohen
Professor, division of Psychology, college of Illinois
Co-editor, instruction manual of Cultural Psychology (2007)
By Maryse Jayasuriya
By Dorothy M. Figueira
Tracing the old improvement of contemporary identity-based tendencies in literary concept to their roots in structuralism, Dorothy M. Figueira questions the level to which theories and pedagogies of alterity have truly enabled us to have interaction the opposite. She tracks educational makes an attempt to accommodate alterity from their inception in serious notion within the Nineteen Sixties to the current. concentrating on multiculturalism and postcolonialism as expert and institutional practices, Figueira examines how such theories and pedagogies educated the educational and public discourse concerning September eleven. She additionally investigates the theories and pedagogies of alterity as the most important components within the bureaucratization of variety inside of academe and discusses their effect on affirmative action.
“…a forceful polemic opposed to a few of the significant highbrow strands in the ‘theory’ revolution of the final thirty years.” — Literary Research
“This e-book bespeaks an awfully vast and penetrating realizing of up to date literary concept within the traditional experience, yet way more importantly, it provides an exceptionally transparent, lucid, and compelling research of its political implications for the school room, the dept, the college as an instructional establishment, and the physique politic of the us typically. it isn't just a brave research and critique of the political positions but additionally a ringing condemnation of the disingenuous and eventually shallow and superficial appropriation of the mantle of multiculturalism, trans-culturalism, and comparable specialties by way of monolingual individuals of academe whose event open air of the got atmosphere is at most sensible secondhand and all too frequently condescending and patronizing.” — Steven P. Sondrup, Brigham younger University
Dorothy M. Figueira is Professor of Comparative Literature on the collage of Georgia. She is the writer of a number of books, together with Aryans, Jews, Brahmins: Theorizing Authority via Myths of id; The unique: A Decadent Quest; and Translating the Orient: The Reception of Sakuntala in Nineteenth-Century Europe, all released via SUNY Press.
By Hans Bertens
This 3rd version of Hans Bertens’ bestselling publication is a necessary consultant to the usually complicated and intricate global of literary idea. Exploring a huge variety of subject matters from Marxist and feminist feedback to postmodernism and new historicism Literary idea: The Basics covers modern issues including:
- reception idea and reader reaction theory
- the new feedback of postmodernism
- the ‘after concept’ debate
- post-humanism, biopolitics and animal studies
Literary idea: The Basics is helping readers to technique the numerous theories and debates during this box with self assurance. Now with up-to-date case reports and additional interpreting this is often a necessary buy for an individual who strives to appreciate literary concept at the present time.