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  • The Essential Ilan Stavans

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Stavans

    Here, Ilan Stavans, one of the foremost Latino scholars, collects his best essays into one volume. As a Mexican Jew whose native languages are Yiddish and Spanish, Stavans writes in English to limn the tensions, contradictions, and possibilities within the compex notion of a multi-cultural…

    Paperback – 2000-09-15

  • The Formation of al-Andalus, Part 2

    Language, Religion, Culture and the Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julio Samsó, Maribel Fierro

    These two volumes present a conspectus of current research on the history and culture of early medieval Spain and Portugal, from the time of the Arab conquest in 711 up to the fall of the caliphate. They trace the impact of Islamisation on the pre-existing Roman and Visigothic political and social…

    Hardback – 1998-12-21
    The Formation of the Classical Islamic World

  • The Romantic Fiction Of Mills & Boon, 1909-1995

    1st Edition

    By Dixon, Jay, Jay Dixon.

    This study to analyzes romantic fiction's depiction of women as part of the broader history of ideas about women.; Given the success of the Mills & Boon romance, their portrayal of subjects like sex, love, marriage, class, motherhood and femineity are important cultural barometers and make…

    Paperback – 1998-11-27
    Women's and Gender History

  • Languages of Labour

    1st Edition

    By John Belchem, Neville Kirk

    This volume offers a multidisciplinary approach to the study of language in relation to the subject of history. The British and American contributors put forward the idea that language is a broadly based means of communication with contested and consensual meanings, and that such meanings must be…

    Hardback – 1997-08-14

  • Feminist Poetics

    Performance, Histories, 1st Edition

    By Terry Threadgold

    Feminist Poetics in concerned with all of these questions, but also with the issue of rewriting an older poetics for what it does not say about the marginalisation of the feminine. The first half of the book traces the trajectory of a particular, feminine, academic subject learning to find her…

    Paperback – 1997-03-13

  • Stylistics

    1st Edition

    By Richard Bradford

    Richard Bradford provides a definitive introductory guide to modern critical ideas on literary style and stylistics. It will provide students with a basic grasp of stylistics and literary analysis.This comprehensive and accessible guidebook for undergraduates examines:* the terminology of literary…

    Paperback – 1997-02-27
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Language Through Literature

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Paul Simpson

    Paperback – 1996-12-05

  • Critical Theory and Practice: A Coursebook

    1st Edition

    By Keith Green, Jill LeBihan

    Critical Teory and Practice answers lots of questions, but also stimulates new ones. Its tailor-made combination of survey, reader and workbook is ideal for the beginning - perhaps even bewildered - student of literary theory. The work is divided into seven chapters, each of which contains guiding…

    Paperback – 1995-12-07

  • Language and Learning in Renaissance Italy

    Selected Articles, 1st Edition

    By John Monfasani

    Language was the Italian humanists’ stock-in-trade, rhetoric their core discipline. In this volume Professor Monfasani collects together his most important articles on these subjects. One group of these, including two review essays, focuses specifically on the humanist Lorenzo Valla and on his…

    Hardback – 1994-11-03
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Henryson and the Medieval Arts of Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Robert L. Kindrick

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1993-05-01
    Studies in Medieval Literature

  • Coptic Perspectives on Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By Leslie S.B. MacCoull

    The transitions from Antiquity to the Middle Ages continue to demand explanation; in the case of Egypt there is the added question of why the Coptic language died out following the Arab conquests. In these studies Dr MacCoull draws on the extensive papyrological evidence, in both Coptic and Greek,…

    Hardback – 1993-02-26
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Through Language to Reality

    Studies on Medieval Semantics and Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By L. M. de Rijk, E. P. Bos

    Professor de Rijk’s interest here is in the views on reality put forward by the medieval thinkers from Boethius to William of Ockham, but especially in the 12th-14th centuries, the period from Abelard onwards.Theology was naturally a key influence, but sematic theories - the philosophical theories…

    Hardback – 1989-09-28
    Variorum Collected Studies

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