Download Yeats's Nations: Gender, Class, and Irishness by Marjorie Howes PDF

By Marjorie Howes

Marjorie Howes' examine is the 1st sustained try to research Yeats' non-stop look for political origins and cultural traditions throughout the most up-to-date paintings in postcolonial concept. She explores the complicated, usually contradictory methods Yeats' politics are refracted via his writing. Yeats' enthusiastic advocacy of the idea that of nationality clashed along with his distaste for the dominant and particular types of Irish id surrounding him. Her learn might be of curiosity to all attracted to Irish reviews, postcolonial conception, and the connection among nationalism and sexuality.

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Download Selected Poems by Vladimir Nabokov PDF

By Vladimir Nabokov

Although we all know Vladimir Nabokov as a super novelist, his old flame used to be poetry. This landmark assortment brings jointly the easiest of his verse, together with many items that experience by no means sooner than seemed in English.

   These poems span the full of Nabokov’s occupation, from the newly came across “Music,” written in 1914, to the quick, playful “To Véra,” composed in 1974. Many are newly translated by means of Dmitri Nabokov, together with The college Poem, a gleaming novel in verse modeled on Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin that constitutes an important new addition to Nabokov’s oeuvre. integrated too are such poems as “Lilith”, an early paintings which broaches the taboo topic revisited approximately 40 years later in Lolita, and “An night of Russian Poetry”, a masterpiece within which Nabokov movingly mourns his misplaced language within the guise of a versified lecture on Russian brought to university women. the themes diversity from the Russian Revolution to the yankee fridge, taking in at the manner hotel rooms, butterflies, ice-skating, love, hope, exile, loneliness, language, and poetry itself; and the poet whirls quickly among the brilliantly painted features of his genius, donning mask which are, through turns, gentle, demonic, honest, self-parodying, shamanic, visionary, and ingeniously family.

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Download Scott, Byron and the Poetics of Cultural Encounter by S. Oliver PDF

By S. Oliver

Scott, Byron and the Poetics of Cultural come upon is an leading edge learn of Scott's and Byron's poetical engagement with borders (actual and metaphorical) and the folk residing on and round them. the writer discusses Scott's edited choice of Border Ballads, Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border and his narrative poetry, and Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, cantos 1 and a pair of, his jap stories, and his past due, utopian South-Sea poem The Island. This attention-grabbing research presents an in depth exegesis of the significance of borders to those prime poets and the general public, throughout the early years of the Nineteenth-Century, with an emphasis on reciprocal literary impacts, and on attitudes in the direction of cultural instability.

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Download Short Story Theories: A Twenty-First-Century Perspective by Viorica Patea PDF

By Viorica Patea

Short tale Theories: A Twenty-First-Century Perspective problematizes assorted points of the renewal and improvement of the fast tale. the purpose of this assortment is to discover the newest theoretical concerns raised via the quick tale as a style and to supply theoretical and useful views at the shape. Centering because it does on particular authors and at the wider implications of brief tale poetics, this assortment provides a brand new sequence of essays that either reinterpret canonical writers of the style and improve new serious insights at the newest tendencies and modern authors. Theorizations approximately style give some thought to diverse facets of the quick tale from a multiplicity of views and take the shape of old and aesthetic issues, gender-centered money owed, and examinations that attend to reader-response idea, cognitive styles, sociolinguistics, discourse research, postcolonial stories, postmodern concepts, and modern makes use of of minimalist types. having a look forward, this assortment strains the evolution of the fast tale from Chaucer in the course of the Romantic writings of Poe to the postmodern advancements and into the twenty-first century. This quantity will end up of curiosity to students and graduate scholars operating within the fields of the fast tale and of literature often. furthermore, the clarity and analytical transparence of those essays lead them to available to a extra normal readership drawn to fiction.

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Download The Steampunk Bible: An Illustrated Guide to the World of by Jeff VanderMeer PDF

By Jeff VanderMeer

Steampunk—a grafting of Victorian aesthetic and punk rock angle onto quite a few varieties of science-fiction culture—is a phenomenon that has come to steer movie, literature, paintings, tune, model, and extra. The Steampunk Bible is the 1st compendium concerning the circulation, tracing its roots within the works of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells via its newest expression in video clips comparable to Sherlock Holmes. Its adherents have a good time the inventor as an artist and hero, re-envisioning and crafting unfashionable applied sciences together with antiquated airships and robots. A burgeoning DIY neighborhood has introduced a particular Victorian-fantasy sort to their crafts and art. Steampunk conjures up a feeling of experience and discovery, and embraces extinct applied sciences as a fashion of speaking concerning the destiny. This final guide will attract aficionados and newbies alike as writer Jeff VanderMeer takes the reader on a wild trip during the clockwork corridors of Steampunk history.Praise for The Steampunk Bible:"The Steampunk Bible is an educated, informative and fantastically illustrated survey of the subject." -The monetary Times"The Steampunk Bible is much and away the main exciting catalog of all issues steam but written." -The Austin Chronicle  “It’s challenging to visualize how VanderMeer and Chambers can have prepare a higher assortment. Its booklet marks an important, self-conscious second within the historical past of the movement.” —PopMatters.com

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Download The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry by Professor John Sitter PDF

By Professor John Sitter

This quantity analyzes significant premises, preoccupations, and practices of a variety of English poets writing from 1700 to the 1790s, together with Pope and Thomson, Anna Seward and Erasmus Darwin. specifically commissioned essays by means of top students steer clear of common different types and single-author techniques to contemplate such huge poetic topics as nature, the town, political passions, the relation of demise to wish and goals, the increase of a countrywide culture, appeals to an imagined destiny, and the meanings of "sensibility." The essays are supported by way of a chronology and courses to additional examining.

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Download Newton Demands the Muse: Newton’s Opticks and the 18th by Marjorie Hope Nicolson PDF

By Marjorie Hope Nicolson

In this booklet the writer exhibit extra thoroughly than in her past stories what have been the results for the poet of an excellent boost in medical thought.

Originally released in 1966.

The Princeton Legacy Library makes use of the most recent print-on-demand expertise to back make to be had formerly out-of-print books from the celebrated backlist of Princeton college Press. those versions shield the unique texts of those vital books whereas proposing them in sturdy paperback and hardcover versions. The aim of the Princeton Legacy Library is to tremendously elevate entry to the wealthy scholarly history present in the hundreds of thousands of books released through Princeton collage Press on the grounds that its founding in 1905.

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