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Tolkien and C.S. Lewis: The Gift of Friendship

Colin Duriez - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 244 pages
Reveals the complex friendship between the two literary figures, noting their shared academic experiences at Oxford University, Lewis's influence on Tolkien's completion of The ...
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Licensing Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain, 1684-1750

William Beatty Warner - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 325 pages
Novels have been a respectable component of culture for so long that it is difficult for twentieth-century observers to grasp the unease produced by novel reading in the ...
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Evelyn Waugh and the Modernist Tradition

George McCartney - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 191 pages
In Evelyn Waugh and the Modernist Tradition, George McCartney argues that unlike traditional satirists, Evelyn Waugh was not primarily concerned with correcting morals and ...
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First and Last Things

Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 234 pages
"Anecdotal, eccentric but wholly enchanting and wisea lovely book by a lovely man."-Bernard Crick, Independent "Profound, funny, modest and necessary."-Philip Oakes, Times ...
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Catastrophe and Imagination: English and American Writings from 1870 to 1950

John McCormick - Literary Criticism - 1954 - 327 pages
Catastrophe and Imagination explores fiction in America and England from 1870 to 1950, measuring the impact of the twentieth century's wars on the literary imagination ...
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Silent Voices: Forgotten Novels by Victorian Women Writers

Brenda Ayres - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 248 pages
Some of the greatest English novels were written during the Victorian era, and many are still widely read and taught today. But many others written during that period have been ...
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J.R.R. Tolkien and His Literary Resonances: Views of Middle-earth

George Clark, Daniel Timmons - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 213 pages
Although Tolkien's literary works have, over the past few decades, attracted a considerable and varied body of criticism, much of this material is inaccessible, unreflective ...
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The French Revolution Debate in English Literature and Culture

Lisa Plummer Crafton - History - 1997 - 156 pages
Discusses the significance of the French Revolution in English literary and cultural history, particularly in the works of Edmund Burke, William Blake, William Wordsworth, and ...
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Postmodern Approaches to the Short Story

Farhat Iftekharuddin - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 156 pages
Postmodernism, as a mode of the contemporary short story, has been clearly established and recognized by short story theorists. But postmodern theory, as pervasive as it has ...
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Prominent Sisters: Mary Lamb, Dorothy Wordsworth, and Sarah Disraeli

Michael Polowetzky - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 151 pages
The story of three remarkable 19th-century British women: Mary Lamb, Dorothy Wordsworth, and Sarah Disraeli.
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