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The Essays: v. 1: 1904-12

The Essays: v. 1: 1904-12

by: Virginia Woolf

 

Volume 1 contains all her work up to her marriage, spanning the years 1904-12: from the earliest day in Bloomsbury, when she started reviewing 'to make a few pence', until she became increasingly preoccupied with her first novel.


ISBN: 9780701206666

Publisher: Vintage

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Literary essays

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Selected Writings

Selected Writings

by: Charles Lamb

 

Charles Lamb (1775-1834), essayist, poet, humorist, critic and letter-writer, has an enduring reputation for his early "Tales from Shakespeare" (1807), written in collaboration with his sister Mary, and his "Essays of Elia", first published in the London Magazine. This thematic selection of...


ISBN: 9781857547214

Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Literary essays

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The London Scene

The London Scene

by: Virginia Woolf

 

"The London Scene" is a collection of essays written by one of London's most acclaimed writers. Virginia Woolf was born and lived much of her life in the city, using it as the backdrop for many of her works. She was a fervent walker and her keen eye keeps pace as she strides across the city that...


ISBN: 9780954575922

Publisher: Snowbooks

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Literary essays

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The Anatomy of Melancholy

The Anatomy of Melancholy

by: Robert Burton

 

Robert Burton's astounding compendium, a survey not only of melancholy in all its myriad forms but also of humanity's endless efforts to assuage it.


ISBN: 9780940322660

Publisher: The New York Review of Books, Inc

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Literary essays

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''Mansfield Park'' and ''Persuasion'' - New Casebooks

''Mansfield Park'' and ''Persuasion'' - New Casebooks

by: Judy Simons

 

Mansfield Park and Persuasion are notoriously problematic works which have stimulated diverse and often polarised critical readings. This collection illustrates these oppositions and recreates the current lively debate about the novels' interpretation. Examining the texts in the light of key...


ISBN: 9780333636794

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Literary essays

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Joseph Conrad: ''Heart of Darkness'', ''Secret Agent'' and ''Nostromo'': New Casebooks

Joseph Conrad: ''Heart of Darkness'', ''Secret Agent'' and ''Nostromo'': New Casebooks

by: Elaine Jordan

 

This new collection of essays on key Conrad texts - Heart of Darkness, Nostromo and The Secret Agent - will help students to assess the different critical and theoretical approaches which have emerged over the past thirty years. These approaches include post-colonial discourse, feminism,...


ISBN: 9780333601709

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Literary essays

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The Writer and the World: Essays

The Writer and the World: Essays

by: V. S. Naipaul

 

With an abiding faith in modernity balanced by a sense of wonder about the past, Naipaul has explored a variety of societies and peoples through the many-sided prism of his own experience. Whether writing about Indian mutinies and despair, Mobutu's mad reign in Zaire, the New York mayoral...


ISBN: 9780330412902

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Literary essays

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Twentieth Century Suspense

Twentieth Century Suspense

by: Clive Bloom

 

This comprehensive critical anthology about suspense writing in the twentieth-century covers all the most important genres, from detective fiction to adventure mystery, and includes among the authors studied Agatha Christie and Dorothy L.Sayers, Alistair Maclean and Leslie Charteris as well as a...


ISBN: 9780333475911

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Literary essays

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The Common Reader: v. 1

The Common Reader: v. 1

by: Virginia Woolf

 

What she produced is an eccentric and unofficial literary and social history from the fourteenth to the twentieth century, with an excursion to ancient Greece thrown in. she investigates medieval England, tsarist Russia, Elizabethan playwrights, Vicotiran novelists and modern essayists. When she...


ISBN: 9780099443667

Publisher: Vintage

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Literary essays

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The War Against Cliche: Ulysses, Don Quixote and Lolita

The War Against Cliche: Ulysses, Don Quixote and Lolita

by: Martin Amis

 

A selection of reviews and essays by Martin Amis, written over the past quarter-century. It contains pieces on a wide range of writers, from Cervantes to John Updike, and covers such subjects as chess, nuclear weapons, masculinity, Andy Warhol, Hillary Clinton and Margaret Thatcher.


ISBN: 9780224050593

Publisher: Vintage

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Literary essays

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