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Books Books 41 - 49 of about 49 related to On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the ....   

An Experiment in Criticism

C. S. Lewis - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 142 pages
Why do we read literature and how do we judge it? C. S. Lewis's classic An Experiment in Criticism springs from the conviction that literature exists for the joy of the reader ...
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Theories of Mimesis

Arne Melberg - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 192 pages
Mimesis has long been cited as a key concept in the exploration of the relationship between art and reality. In this major study Arne Melberg discusses the theory and history ...
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Facing Black and Jew: Literature as Public Space in Twentieth-Century America

Adam Zachary Newton - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 218 pages
Reading the work of African American and Jewish American authors alongside and through one another.
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Genres in Discourse

Tzvetan Todorov - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 136 pages
A translation of recent essays by the eminent literary critic, Tzvelan Todorov.
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Anti-Mimesis from Plato to Hitchcock

Tom Cohen - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 266 pages
The material elements of writing have long been undervalued; but analysis of these elements--sound, signature, letters--can transform our understanding of major texts. Tom ...
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Postmodern Theory and Biblical Theology: Vanquishing God's Shadow

Brian D. Ingraffia - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 284 pages
This book examines the relationship between postmodernism and Christianity. Postmodernism claims Christianity is ripe for dismantling. Professor Ingraffia argues against the ...
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Marxism, Modernity and Postcolonial Studies

Crystal Bartolovich, Neil Lazarus - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 290 pages
Marxism, Modernity and Postcolonial Studies provides a specifically Marxist intervention into postcolonial and cultural studies.
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Post-Structuralism and the Question of History

Derek Attridge, Geoff Bennington, Robert Young - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 304 pages
This collection of essays focuses on the relation between post-structuralist and historical literary theory.
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Freud, Proust and Lacan: Theory as Fiction

Malcolm Bowie - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 225 pages
The views of Freud, Proust and Lacan are depicted through this staging of a series of provocative dialogues between psychological science and imaginative literature of the ...
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