Green man Hopkins : poetry and the Victorian ecological by John Parham

By John Parham

This publication, the 1st to contemplate Gerard Manley Hopkins as an ecological author, explores the size that social ecology bargains to an ecocriticism hitherto ruled by way of romantic nature writing. The case for a 'green Hopkins' is made via a paradigm of 'Victorian Ecology' that expands the scope of current reviews in Victorian literature and technological know-how. Parham argues that Hopkins built a two-fold knowing of ecology - as a systematic philosophy developed round ecosystems idea; and as a corresponding concept of society organised round the sustainable use of strength - in addition to a corresponding poetic perform. In an intensive new studying of the poems, he means that Hopkins translated an cutting edge nature poetry, during which rhythm conveyed a nature characterized via dialectical power trade, right into a social 'ecopoetry' that embodied the environmental influence of Victorian 'risk' society on its human inhabitants. situated inside a 'Victorian ecological mind's eye' that fused romanticism and pragmatism, the e-book perspectives Hopkins' paintings as indicating the worth of reconciling a deep ecological statement of the intrinsic worth of (nonhuman) nature with social ecology's extra pragmatic makes an attempt to critique and re-conceptualise human lifestyles.

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Greenery: Ecocritical Readings of Late Medieval English by Gillian Rudd

By Gillian Rudd

Greenery reaches again and gives new readings of English texts, either recognized and surprising, expert via eco-criticism. After contemplating normal matters concerning eco-friendly feedback, Greenery strikes directly to a chain of person chapters prepared via subject (earth, timber, wilds, sea, gardens and fields) which supply person shut readings of choices from such accepted texts as Malory's Morte D'Arthur, Chaucer's Knight's and Franklin's Tales, Sir Gawain and the golf green Knight and Langland's Piers Plowman.

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The Welsh Language and the 1891 Census by Mari A. Williams, Gwenfair Parry

By Mari A. Williams, Gwenfair Parry

The 1891 census was once the 1st to assemble information regarding the language spoken by means of the folks of Wales, and is for that reason a very trustworthy resource for historians studying the socio-economic constitution of Weslh- and English-language skill and the method of language switch in Wales on the finish of the nineteenth century. This learn concentrates on 20 groups, selected for his or her geographical, financial and linguistic features which in 1891, accounted for roughly five in line with cent of the entire inhabitants of Wales. for every of the chosen parts, a close photograph of the socio-economic trend of language use has been built by way of reading a number social variables, corresponding to age, intercourse, relation to go of family, fatherland and profession, on the subject of the language spoken. Intergenerational language shift, the linguistic impression of extra-family individuals, and the results of combined marriages on language swap are investigated, and specific attention is given to migration streams and the presence of incoming strangers and returning family.

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The Power of the Word La Puissance du Verbe: The Cambridge by T.J. Cribb

By T.J. Cribb

This publication is the list of a colloquium held at Churchill collage, Cambridge. It pursues traces of dialogue radiating out from the center subject of the facility of the picture (understood in its pictorial, iconic, sensory and verbal senses). Writers, students and artists are grouped in pairs representing the 2 language-cultures (English and French). significant issues coated comprise the manifold ways that our readings of pictorial photographs outdated and modern can bridge cultures, language politics and the politics of tradition, the unlimited and instructive senses of the idea that of the ‘word’, the relation among orality and the written textual content, the consequences of the act of writing, historical past and opera, the observe in theatre, the impression of the Nobel Prize…. The phrases of debate universally urbane, easily wide-ranging and deeply probing. most significantly – and a reminder of the way top to make sure literate knowledge in intercultural debate – is the truth that the individuals amassed right here have refrained from all ‘pre-packaging’ in their reflections within the shibboleth ‘discourses’ (whether Freudian, poststructuralist, postmodern or postcolonial) of our time. individuals Anthony Kwame Appiah, Biyi Bandele, Jacques Chevrier, Tim Cribb, Ir?ne d’Almeida, Casimir d’Angelo, Assia Djebar, Akin Euba, Christiane Fioupou, Lorna Goodison, Wilson Harris, Marika Hedin, Gerard Houghton, Abiola Irele, Anny King, John Kinsella, Henri Lop?s, Daniel Maximin, Femi Osofisan, Niyi Osundare, Ato Quayson, Alain Ricard, Tracy Ryan, Julien Sinzogan, Alioune Sow, Wole Soyinka, George Steiner, V?ronique Tadjo, Maria Tippett, Olabiyi Ya?

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Late Victorian Gothic Tales (Oxford World's Classics) by Roger Luckhurst

By Roger Luckhurst

The Victorian fin de siecle has many institutions: the period of Decadence, The Yellow Book, the hot girl, the scandalous Oscar Wilde, the Empire on which the sunlight by no means set. This heady brew used to be stuck nowhere greater than within the revival of the Gothic story within the overdue Victorian age, the place the undead walked and evil curses, foul homicide, doomed inheritance and sexual risk performed at the stretched nerves of the recent mass readerships. This anthology collects jointly probably the most recognized examples of the Gothic story within the Eighteen Nineties, with tales via Arthur Conan Doyle, Vernon Lee, Henry James and Arthur Machen, in addition to a few lesser identified but fantastically chilling stories from the period. The creation explores the numerous purposes for the Gothic revival, and the way it spoke to the anxieties of the moment.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made on hand the broadest spectrum of literature from around the world. each one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, delivering the main exact textual content plus a wealth of different worthwhile beneficial properties, together with professional introductions via prime professionals, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, updated bibliographies for extra examine, and masses more.

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Jews and Non-Jews: Memories and Interactions from the by Lucyna Aleksandrowicz-Pedich, Jacek Partyka

By Lucyna Aleksandrowicz-Pedich, Jacek Partyka

The ebook provides new stories of stories and interactions among Jews and non-Jews to the historic and cultural study in this subject. It gathers in a single quantity the result of paintings by means of students from numerous nations, whereas the themes of the articles disguise quite a few disciplines: heritage, sociology, psychology, literary and language reports. the categorical subject matters consult with the cultures and interactions with non-Jews in areas similar to Kiev, Vienna, eire, Springfield, Sosúa in addition to replicate upon interactions in literary texts through Czesław Milosz and different Polish writers, a few modern Jewish-American novelists and South American writers. ultimately there are texts touching on the event of the Holocaust and the post-Holocaust trauma in addition to German-Israeli and Polish-Jewish kinfolk and historical past.

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Edmund Spenser: A Literary Life by Gary Waller (auth.)

By Gary Waller (auth.)

Gary Waller surveys Spenser's occupation by way of the cloth stipulations of its creation - the customarily missed fabric elements of race, gender, type, service provider - and the resonant 'places' which prompted his occupation - courtroom, church, state, colony. The e-book comprises an unique account of the gender politics of Spenser's paintings and his tricky place among eire and England, the 'homes' approximately which he held ambivalent emotions. Waller additionally discusses the 'place' the biographer occupies in writing a literary life.

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Reading the Contemporary Irish Novel 1987-2007 by Liam Harte

By Liam Harte

Reading the modern Irish Novel 1987–2007 is the authoritative advisor to a few of the main artistic and demanding fiction to emerge from eire within the final 25 years. Meticulously researched, it offers exact interpretations of novels by means of a few of Ireland’s most outstanding writers.

  • This is the 1st text-focused severe survey of the Irish novel from 1987 to 2007, supplying distinctive readings of eleven seminal Irish novels
  • A well timed and lots more and plenty wanted textual content in a mostly uncharted serious field
  • Provides special interpretations of person novels by means of a number of the country’s so much severely celebrated writers, together with Sebastian Barry, Roddy Doyle, Anne Enright, Patrick McCabe, John McGahern, Edna O’Brien and Colm Tóibín
  • Investigates the ways that Irish novels have sought to house and replicate a altering Ireland
  • The fruit of a long time studying, educating and examine at the topic by means of a number one and hugely revered educational within the field

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Turgenev and the Context of English Literature 1850-1900 by Glyn Turton

By Glyn Turton

Turgenev and the Context of English Literature examines the cultural outlook within the Anglo-Saxon international within the moment half the 19th century through taking a look at the reception of Turgenev's paintings in the course of the interval. by means of analysing the timing and caliber of the modern English translations of Turgenev's paintings, and his impact at the paintings of a couple of writers together with Henry James and George Gissing, Glyn Turton charts the advance of up to date cultural and ethical attitudes.

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