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Boredom In Literature Books

Books con argomento Boredom In Literature

Beautiful Boredom

Beautiful Boredom

Maynard Lee Anna 
edizioni McFarland & Co Inc Pub collana (Paperback)

This volume explores boredom as a possible force for good in the Victorian novel. Boredom in these works is an important means through which female characters are able to achieve a greater sense of self-awareness. In her discussion of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre (1847), George Eliot's Middlemarch (1871-72), and Henry...

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Essays on Boredom and Modernity

Essays on Boredom and Modernity

Dalle Pezze Barbara (EDT)  Salzani Carlo (EDT) 
edizioni Rodopi Bv Editions collana Rodopi Bv Editions (Hardcover)

The modern phenomenon of boredom is explored from philosophical as well as political, traditional and new media criticism, and psychological perspectives in this collection of nine essays. Pezze (cultural studies, Fondazione G. Toniolo, Italy) and Salzani (comparative literature and cultural studies, Monash U., Australia)...

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Melville and the Theme of Boredom

Melville and the Theme of Boredom

Paliwoda Daniel 
edizioni McFarland & Co Inc Pub collana (Paperback)

Boredom is a prevalent theme in Herman Melville's works. Rather than a passing fancy or a device for drawing attention to the action that also permeates his work, boredom is central to the writings, the author argues. He contends that in Melville's mature work, especially Moby Dick, boredom presents itself as an insidious...

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