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Title: Fifteen jugglers, five believers: literary politics and the poetics of American social movements online access is available to everyone
Author: Reed, T. V. (Thomas Vernon)
Published: University of California Press,  1992
Subjects: Literature | American Literature | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism
Publisher's Description: T.V. Reed urges an affiliation between literary theory and political action - and between political action and literary theory. What can the "new literary theory" learn from "new social movements"; and what can social activists learn from poststructuralism, new historicism, feminist theory, and neom . . . [more]
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Title: Foregone conclusions: against apocalyptic history online access is available to everyone
Author: Bernstein, Michael André 1947-
Published: University of California Press,  1994
Subjects: Philosophy | Jewish Studies | Literature | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism
Publisher's Description: Michael André Bernstein's passionate denunciation of apocalyptic thinking provides a moral, philosophical, and literary challenge to the way most of us make sense of our worlds. In our search for coherence, Bernstein argues, we tend to see our lives as moving toward a predetermined fate. This "fores . . . [more]
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Title: Getting to be Mark Twain online access is available to everyone
Author: Steinbrink, Jeffrey
Published: University of California Press,  1991
Subjects: Literature | American Literature | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism
Publisher's Description: Mark Twain is one of our most accessible cultural icons, a figure familiar to virtually every American and renowned internationally. But he was not always as we know him today. Mark Twain began life as a loose gathering of postures, attitudes, and voices in the mind of Samuel Clemens. It was some ti . . . [more]
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Title: History and tropology: the rise and fall of metaphor online access is available to everyone
Author: Ankersmit, F. R
Published: University of California Press,  1994
Subjects: Philosophy | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | Intellectual History
Publisher's Description: "The chief business of twentieth-century philosophy is to reckon with twentieth-century history," claimed Collingwood. In this remarkable collection of essays, many published for the first time, Frank Ankersmit demonstrates the prescience of that remark and goes a long way toward meeting its challen . . . [more]
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Title: The honeysuckle and the hazel tree: medieval stories of men and women online access is available to everyone
Author: Terry, Patricia Ann 1929-
Published: University of California Press,  1995
Subjects: Literature | Literature in Translation | European Literature | Poetry | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | French Studies | Medieval Studies | Gender Studies
Publisher's Description: Known for her fine translations of octosyllabic narrative verse, Patricia Terry presents translations of four major practitioners of this dominant literary form of twelfth- and thirteenth-century France. Her introduction discusses the varying views of women and love in the texts and their place in t . . . [more]
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Title: The imaginary puritan: literature, intellectual labor, and the origins of personal life online access is available to everyone
Author: Armstrong, Nancy
Published: University of California Press,  1992
Subjects: Literature | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | American Literature
Publisher's Description: Nancy Armstrong and Leonard Tennenhouse challenge traditional accounts of the origins of modern Anglo-American culture by focusing on the emergence of print culture in England and the North American colonies. They postulate a modern middle class that consisted of authors and intellectuals who litera . . . [more]
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Title: Incidents online access is available to everyone
Author: Barthes, Roland
Published: University of California Press,  1992
Subjects: Literature | Autobiography | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | GayLesbian and Bisexual Studies
Publisher's Description: In 1979, just after having written skeptically on the question of whether a journal was worth keeping "with a view to publication," Roland Barthes began to keep an intimate journal called "Soirées de Paris" in which he gave direct notation to his gay desire in its various states of excitation, panic . . . [more]
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Title: Indian traffic: identities in question in colonial and postcolonial India online access is available to everyone
Author: Roy, Parama
Published: University of California Press,  1998
Subjects: Postcolonial Studies | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | South Asia | Gender Studies
Publisher's Description: The continual, unpredictable, and often violent "traffic" between identities in colonial and postcolonial India is the focus of Parama Roy's stimulating and original book. Mimicry has been commonly recognized as an important colonial model of bourgeois/elite subject formation, and Roy examines its p . . . [more]
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Title: Inscribing the time: Shakespeare and the end of Elizabethan England online access is available to everyone
Author: Mallin, Eric Scott
Published: University of California Press,  1995
Subjects: Literature | English Literature | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | Renaissance Literature
Publisher's Description: Combining the resources of new historicism, feminism, and postmodern textual analysis, Eric Mallin reveals how contemporary pressures left their marks on three Shakespeare plays written at the end of Elizabeth's reign. Close attention to the language of Troilus and Cressida , Hamlet , and Twelfth Ni . . . [more]
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Title: The Irish Ulysses online access is available to everyone
Author: Tymoczko, Maria
Published: University of California Press,  1997
Subjects: Literature | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | English Literature
Publisher's Description: In a radical new reading of Ulysses , Maria Tymoczko argues that previous scholarship has distorted our understanding of Joyce's epic novel by focusing on its English and continental literary sources alone. Challenging conventional views that Joyce rejected Irish literature, Tymoczko demonstrates ho . . . [more]
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Title: J.M. Coetzee: South Africa and the politics of writing online access is available to everyone
Author: Attwell, David
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Literature | African Studies | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism
Publisher's Description: David Attwell defends the literary and political integrity of South African novelist J.M. Coetzee by arguing that Coetzee has absorbed the textual turn of postmodern culture while still addressing the ethical tensions of the South African crisis. As a form of "situational metafiction," Coetzee's wri . . . [more]
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Title: Joyce in America: cultural politics and the trials of Ulysses online access is available to everyone
Author: Segall, Jeffrey
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Literature | English Literature | American Studies | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | American Literature
Publisher's Description: When James Joyce's Ulysses was first published in America, it quickly became a dynamic symbol of both modern art and the modern age. Jeffrey Segall skillfully demonstrates how various political, ideological, and religious allegiances influenced the critical reception and eventual canonization of wha . . . [more]
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Title: Latin American vanguards: the art of contentious encounters online access is available to everyone
Author: Unruh, Vicky
Published: University of California Press,  1994
Subjects: Literature | Latin American Studies | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism
Publisher's Description: In this first comprehensive study of Latin America's literary vanguards of the 1920s and 1930s, Vicky Unruh explores the movement's provocative and polemic nature. Latin American vanguardism - a precursor to the widely acclaimed work of contemporary Latin American writers - was stimulated by the Eur . . . [more]
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Title: Law and the order of culture online access is available to everyone
Author: Post, Robert 1947-
Published: University of California Press,  1991
Subjects: Law | United States History | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | Postcolonial Studies | Gender Studies
Publisher's Description: Law and the Order of Culture is an outstanding collection of essays that explores the cultural creation of legal meaning, addressing interpretive processes within the law as well as the social constitution of legal doctrine. Originally published in Representations , these essays are at the center of . . . [more]
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Title: The master and Minerva: disputing women in French medieval culture online access is available to everyone
Author: Solterer, Helen
Published: University of California Press,  1995
Subjects: Literature | European Literature | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | Medieval Studies | Women's Studies | French Studies
Publisher's Description: Can words do damage? For medieval culture, the answer was unambiguously yes. And as Helen Solterer contends, in French medieval culture the representation of women exemplified the use of injurious language.Solterer investigates the debates over women between masters and their disciples. Across a bro . . . [more]
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Title: Mexican ballads, Chicano poems: history and influence in Mexican-American social poetry online access is available to everyone
Author: Limón, José Eduardo
Published: University of California Press,  1992
Subjects: Literature | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | American Literature | American Studies | Latin American History | Folklore and Mythology
Publisher's Description: Mexican Ballads, Chicano Poems combines literary theory with the personal engagement of a prominent Chicano scholar. Recalling his experiences as a student in Texas, José Limón examines the politically motivated Chicano poetry of the 60s and 70s. He bases his analyses on Harold Bloom's theories of l . . . [more]
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Title: Montaigne's unruly brood: textual engendering and the challenge to paternal authority online access is available to everyone
Author: Regosin, Richard L 1937-
Published: University of California Press,  1996
Subjects: Literature | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | French Studies
Publisher's Description: Perhaps as old as writing itself, the metaphor of the book as child has depicted textuality as an only son conceived to represent its father uniformly and to assure the integrity of his name. Richard L. Regosin demonstrates how Montaigne's Essais both departs from and challenges this conventional fi . . . [more]
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Title: Mother without child: contemporary fiction and the crisis of motherhood online access is available to everyone
Author: Hansen, Elaine Tuttle 1947-
Published: University of California Press,  1997
Subjects: Gender Studies | Literature | GayLesbian and Bisexual Studies | Women's Studies | American Literature | Ethnic Studies | American Studies | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism
Publisher's Description: Revealing the maternal as not a core identity but a site of profound psychic and social division, Hansen illuminates recent decades of feminist thought and explores novels by Jane Rule, Alice Walker, Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris, Marge Piercy, Margaret Atwood, and Fay Weldon. Unlike traditional . . . [more]
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Title: Music as cultural practice, 1800-1900 online access is available to everyone
Author: Kramer, Lawrence 1946-
Published: University of California Press,  1990
Subjects: Music | Musicology | European History | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism
Publisher's Description: In Music as Cultural Practice , Lawrence Kramer adapts the resources of contemporary literary theory to forge a genuinely new discourse about music. Rethinking fundamental questions of meaning and expression, he demonstrates how European music of the nineteenth century collaborates on equal terms wi . . . [more]
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Title: The naked text: Chaucer's Legend of good women online access is available to everyone
Author: Delany, Sheila
Published: University of California Press,  1994
Subjects: Literature | Literary  Theory  and  Criticism | Medieval Studies | English Literature | Gender Studies
Publisher's Description: A sequel to her seminal book on Chaucer's House of Fame , Sheila Delany's elegant and innovative study of Chaucer's Legend of Good Women explores what it meant to be a reader and a writer, and to be English and a courtier, in the late fourteenth century. The richness of late medieval art, philosophy . . . [more]
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