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Surprise: The Poetics of the Unexpected from Milton to Austen

by Christopher R Miller Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
04/2015
ISBN:
9780801453694
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

Today, in the era of the spoiler alert, “surprise” in fiction is primarily associated with an unexpected plot twist, but in earlier...

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Harlequin Britain: Pantomime and Entertainment, 1690-1760

by John O'Brien Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2015
ISBN:
9781421416939
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

In the fall of 1723, two London theaters staged, almost simultaneously, pantomime performances of the Faust story. Unlike traditional...

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Revolutionary Acts: Theater, Democracy, and the French Revolution

by Susan Maslan Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2015
ISBN:
9781421416946
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

InRevolutionary Acts Susan Maslan shows how theater played a pivotal role in Revolutionary France, positioning the theatrical...

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Writings of the Luddites

by Kevin Binfield Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
06/2015
ISBN:
9781421416960
Format:
Pb+ 312 pages

Named for their probably mythical leader, Ned Ludd, the Luddites were a group of social agitators in nineteenth-century Britain...

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Inspiration to All Who Enter: Fifty Works from Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

by Kathryn James Beinecke Rare Book Library
Pub Date:
10/2013
ISBN:
9780300196429
Format:
Pbk 128 pages

In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Yale University and rsquo;s Beinecke Library, one of the world and rsquo;s great...

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Ethnic Worlds in Select Indian Fiction

by Juri Dutta SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Pub Date:
11/2014
ISBN:
9788132118466
Format:
Hbk 166 pages

The issue of cultural identity of writers has often been seen as a simple case of a one-to-one relationship between the writer...

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Drifting among Rivers and Lakes: Southern Song Dynasty Poetry and the Problem of Literary History

by Michael A Fuller Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
11/2013
ISBN:
9780674073227
Format:
Hbk 538 pages

What drives literary change? Does literature merely follow shifts in a culture, or does it play a distinctive role in shaping...

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Real Modern: Literary Modernism and the Crisis of Representation in Colonial Korea

by Christopher P Hanscom Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9780674073265
Format:
Hbk 248 pages

The contentious relationship between modernism and realism has powerfully influenced literary history throughout the twentieth...

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On the Wonders of Land and Sea: Persianate Travel Writing

by Roberta Micallef, Sunil Sharma, Omar Khalidi, Mana Kia, Daniel Majchrowicz, Daniel Sheffield and Thomas Wide Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
05/2013
ISBN:
9780674073340
Format:
Pbk 198 pages

On the Wonders of Land and Sea: Persianate Travel Writing initiates a comparative study of non-European travel writers in the...

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Knowing the Amorous Man: A History of Scholarship on Tales of Ise

by Jamie L Newhard Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
05/2013
ISBN:
9780674073357
Format:
Hbk 312 pages

Tales of Ise (Ise monogatari) is traditionally identified as one of the most important Japanese literary texts of the Heian period...

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Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume V: English Traits

by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Philip Nicoloff, Robert E Burkholder and Douglas Emory Wilson Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
11/1994
ISBN:
9780674139923
Format:
Hbk 512 pages

Emerson traveled broadly in England and Scotland in 1833 and again on lecture tour fifteen years later. Drawing on his experiences...

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