Download PDF by Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel,Ben. Sifuentes-Jáuregui,Marisa: Critical Terms in Caribbean and Latin American Thought:

By Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel,Ben. Sifuentes-Jáuregui,Marisa Belausteguigoitia

ISBN-10: 1137554290

ISBN-13: 9781137554291

Through a suite of serious essays, this paintings explores twelve key terms vital in Latin American and Caribbean experiences: indigenismo, Americanism, colonialism, criollismo, race, transculturation, modernity, state, gender, sexuality, testimonio, and pop culture. The vital query motivating this paintings is how one can think—epistemologically and pedagogically—about Latin American and Caribbean experiences as fields that experience had various ancient and institutional trajectories around the Caribbean, Latin the United States, and the United States.

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Imagining Africa: Landscape in H. Rider Haggard's African - download pdf or read online

By Lindy Stiebel

ISBN-10: 0313318034

ISBN-13: 9780313318030

Best often called the writer of such works as King Solomon's Mines and She, H. Rider Haggard was once the most well known writers of the late-Victorian period, and his works remain influential at the present time. To a wide measure, his novels are desirable as a result of his picture of Africa, and an realizing of his illustration of the African panorama is imperative to a serious interpreting of his works. This booklet argues that Haggard created in his African romances a formulaic, ideological geography which supplied a canvas onto which he projected his wishes and fears, either own and political, in addition to these of his age.

The first full-length learn of land and panorama in Haggard's African romances, this ebook methods his building of an imaginary African panorama as a made from late-Victorian wishful wondering Africa, examining his African topography as an unlimited Eden, a desolate tract, a dream underworld, a house to old white civilizations, and a sexualized metaphor for the human physique. whereas the paintings seems essentially at his pre-1892 romances, that have been his strongest, it additionally supplies awareness to his nonfiction and unpublished papers. simply because Haggard's writings embodied the spirit of his age, this e-book is a vital advisor to late-Victorian techniques of Africa, colonization, and the British Empire.

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Kingship and Love in Scottish Poetry, 1424–1540 by Joanna Martin PDF

By Joanna Martin

ISBN-10: 075466273X

ISBN-13: 9780754662730

Looking at past due medieval Scottish poetic narratives which comprise exploration of the amorousness of kings, this examine areas those poems within the context of Scotland's repeated event of minority kings and a consequent instability in governance.

The concentration of this examine is the presence of amatory discourses in poetry of a political or advisory nature, written in Scotland among the early 15th and the mid-sixteenth century. Joanna Martin bargains new readings of the works of significant figures within the Scottish literature of the interval, together with Robert Henryson, William Dunbar, and Sir David Lyndsay. even as, she presents new views on nameless texts, between them The Thre Prestis of Peblis and King Hart, and at the works of much less popular writers comparable to John Bellenden and William Stewart, that are the most important to our figuring out of the literary tradition north of the Border throughout the interval lower than discussion.

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Download PDF by Richard Fletcher,Johanna Hanink: Creative Lives in Classical Antiquity: Poets, Artists and

By Richard Fletcher,Johanna Hanink

ISBN-10: 1107159083

ISBN-13: 9781107159082

What occurred whilst artistic biographers took on in particular inventive matters (poets, artists and others) in Greek and Roman antiquity? inventive Lives in Classical Antiquity examines how the biographical traditions of historical poets and artists parallel the inventive strategies of biographers themselves, either inside antiquity and past. each one bankruptcy explores various biographical fabric that highlights the complexity of the way readers and audience think the lives of old creator-figures. paintings within the final many years has emphasised the most probably fictionality of the majority of the traditional facts concerning the lives of poets, in addition to of different artists and intellectuals; this e-book now units out to teach what we'd however nonetheless do with the wealthy surviving testimony for 'creative lives' - and the facts that these traditions nonetheless form how we narrate smooth lives too.

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Download e-book for iPad: Multilingualism and Mother Tongue in Medieval French, by Catherine E. Léglu

By Catherine E. Léglu

ISBN-10: 0271036729

ISBN-13: 9780271036724

ISBN-10: 0271036737

ISBN-13: 9780271036731

The Occitan literary culture of the later center a while is a marginal and hybrid phenomenon, stuck among the preeminence of French courtly romance and the emergence of Catalan literary prose. during this publication, Catherine Léglu brings jointly, for the 1st time in English, prose and verse texts which are composed in Occitan, French, and Catalan-sometimes in a mix of of those languages. This publication demanding situations the centrality of "canonical" texts and attracts realization to the marginal, the complicated, and the hybrid. It explores the numerous ways that literary works within the vernacular composed among the 12th and 15th centuries narrate multilingualism and its obvious opponent, the mummy tongue. Léglu argues that the mummy tongue continues to be a fable, condemned to alienation from linguistic practices that have been, by means of definition, multilingual. As many of the texts studied during this publication are works of courtly literature, those linguistic encounters are frequently narrated in a roundabout way, via literary motifs of affection, rape, incest, hide, and travel.

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Theresa M. Kelley's Clandestine Marriage PDF

By Theresa M. Kelley

ISBN-10: 1421405172

ISBN-13: 9781421405179

Romanticism was once a cultural and highbrow flow characterised via discovery, revolution, and the poetic in addition to via the philosophical dating among humans and nature. Botany sits on the intersection the place romantic medical and literary discourses meet. Clandestine Marriage explores the that means and strategies of the way crops have been represented and reproduced in medical, literary, inventive, and fabric cultures of the interval.

Theresa M. Kelley synthesizes romantic debates approximately taxonomy and morphology, the modern curiosity in books and magazines dedicated to plant research and pictures, and writings through such authors as Mary Wollstonecraft and Anna Letitia Barbauld. interval botanical work of flora are reproduced in bright colour, bringing her argument and the romantics' ardour for crops to life.

In addition to exploring botanic inspiration and perform within the context of British romanticism, Kelley additionally appears to be like to the German philosophical traditions of Kant, Hegel, and Goethe and to Charles Darwin’s reflections on orchids and plant pollination. Her interdisciplinary method permits a deeper figuring out of a time whilst exploration of the flora and fauna was once a culture-wide enchantment.

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Read e-book online Embodying Pessoa: Corporeality, Gender, Sexuality PDF

By Anna Klobucka,Mark Sabine

ISBN-10: 0802091989

ISBN-13: 9780802091987

he multifaceted and labyrinthine oeuvre of the Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) is special through having been written and released less than greater than seventy various names. those weren't mere pseudonyms, yet what Pessoa termed 'heteronyms,' absolutely learned identities possessed not just of wildly divergent writing kinds and critiques, but in addition of precise biographies. in lots of instances, their self sufficient existences prolonged to their booklet of letters and significant readings of every other's works (and these of Pessoa 'himself').

Long acclaimed in continental Europe and Latin the US as a towering presence in literary modernism, Pessoa has extra lately began to obtain the eye of an English-speaking public. Embodying Pessoa responds to this new progress of curiosity. The collection's twelve essays, preceded by way of a normal creation and grouped into 4 themed sections, observe more than a few present interpretative types either to the extra prevalent canon of Pessoa's output, and to much less normal texts - in lots of circumstances just recently released. As a complete, this paintings diverges from conventional Pessoa feedback by way of attesting to the significance of corporeal physicality in his heteronymous scan and to the prominence of representations of (gendered) sexuality in his work.

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Gendering Walter Scott: Sex, Violence and Romantic Period - download pdf or read online

By C.M. Jackson-Houlston

ISBN-10: 1472456270

ISBN-13: 9781472456274

Employing gender as a unifying severe concentration, Caroline Jackson-Houlston attracts at the complete diversity of Walter Scott’s novels to suggest new hyperlinks among Scott and Romantic-era authors resembling Sophia Lee, Jane Porter, Jane Austen, Sydney Owenson, Elizabeth fingers, Thomas Love Peacock, and Robert Bage. In Scott, Jackson-Houlston indicates, intercourse and violence are united in a crucial function of the style of romance, the trope of raptus—the genuine or threatened kidnapping of a girl and her subjection to actual or psychic violence. notwithstanding principally favouring the Romantic-period force in the direction of delicacy of subject-matter and expression, Scott additionally exhibited a residual sympathy for frankness and openness resisted through his publishers, in particular in the direction of the tip of his occupation, while he more and more used the freedoms inherent in romance as a method of narrative to discover and critique gender assumptions. hence, whereas Scott’s novels inherit a practice of chivalric protectiveness in the direction of girls, they either make the most and problem the belief lady is often primarily definable as a possible sexual sufferer. furthermore, he continually condemns the competitive male violence attribute of older types of the hero, in favour of restraint and domesticity that aren't solely female, yet appropriate with the Scottish Enlightenment assumptions of his upbringing. A excessive share of Scott’s lady characters are regularly extra rational than their male opposite numbers, illustrating how he performs conflicting recommendations of sexual distinction off opposed to each other. Jackson-Houlston illuminates Scott’s ambivalent reliance at the points of interest of intercourse and violence, demonstrating how they allow the interrogation of gender conference all through his fiction.

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Constructions of Childhood and Youth in Old French Narrative - download pdf or read online

By Phyllis Gaffney

ISBN-10: 0754669203

ISBN-13: 9780754669203

What can we be aware of of medieval youth? have been limitations constantly transparent among youth and younger maturity? used to be medieval youth gendered? students were debating such questions over part a century. Can facts from innovative literature try out the conclusions of historians? Phyllis Gaffney's leading edge ebook unearths distinction and alter within the portrayal of early life and early life by way of taking a look at vernacular French narratives composed among 1100 and 1220. protecting over sixty poems from significant genres - epic and romance - she strains an important evolution. whereas early epics include just a couple of stereotypical photos of the kid, later verse narratives exhibit quite a number arguably undying motifs, in addition to a becoming information of the specific features of youngster. while juvenile epic heroes give a contribution to the grownup time table by means of showing precocious power and knowledge, romance young ones are at the receiving finish, requiring tips and schooling. Gaffney additionally profiles the fascinating phenomenon of enfances poems, making a song the younger deeds of verified heroes: those 'prequels' mix epic and romance positive factors in specific methods. forthcoming the background of formative years and adolescence in the course of the lens of literary style, this learn exhibits how creative texts can either form and replicate the ancient improvement and cultural building of emotional values.

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Download e-book for kindle: Wordsworth's Philosophic Song (Cambridge Studies in by Simon Jarvis

By Simon Jarvis

ISBN-10: 052112350X

ISBN-13: 9780521123501

ISBN-10: 052186268X

ISBN-13: 9780521862684

Wordsworth wrote that he longed to compose 'some philosophic Song/Of fact that cherishes our day-by-day life'. but he by no means complete The Recluse, his lengthy philosophical poem. Simon Jarvis argues that Wordsworth's aspiration to 'philosophic music' is primary to his greatness, and adjusted the way in which English poetry used to be written. a few critics see Wordworth as a scientific philosopher, whereas for others he's a poet first, and a philosopher simply (if in any respect) moment. Jarvis exhibits as a substitute how crucial either philosophy and the 'song' of poetry have been to Wordsworth's success. Drawing on complicated paintings in continental philosophy and social concept to deal with the ideological assaults that have ruled a lot contemporary observation, Jarvis reads Wordsworth's writing either seriously and philosophically, to teach how Wordsworth thinks via and in verse. This examine rethinks the relation among poetry and society itself via analysing the tensions among considering philosophically and writing poetry.

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