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American Drama 1900-1990
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr
Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. This book is written for those beginning a study of American literature as part of an advanced course in English, or for anyone interested in American drama in the 20th century. It aims to encourgae readers to explore beyond the few well-known playwrights,...
edizioni Cambridge university press
Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. This book invites readers to reflect on the whole phenomenon of the Victorian novel and its role in dissecting and informing the society which produced it. The reasons for the growth of the novel and its spectacular success is also examined and discussed....
The Gothic Tradition
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr , 2000
Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. The gothic influence on modern writers such as Angela Carter, Iain Banks and Stephen King is vivid and great as is the effect on the world of film and rock music. Part of the function of this book is to offer some guidance: not in terms of a fixed or...
Great War in British Literature
edizioni CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS ED , 2000
Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. The Great War of 1914-18 continues to fascinate readers and writers. This book aims to explore the different ways in which this war has featured both as a genre and as a theme in British literature of the past century; it asks what actually is the literature...