By Patrick Kavanagh,Antoinette Quinn
By Patrick Kavanagh,Antoinette Quinn
By Scott Davis
By John Foley
By Nancy L. Bunge
By Richard J. Ruppel
This e-book analyzes the representations of homosexuality in Conrad’s fiction, starting with Conrad’s existence and letters to teach that Conrad himself used to be, no less than imaginatively, bisexual. Conrad’s recurrent bouts of neurasthenia, his tough courtships, overdue marriage, and widespread expressions of misogyny can all be attributed to the truth that Conrad was once emotionally, temperamentally, and, might be, even erotically more well-off with males than ladies.
Subsequent chapters hint Conrad’s fictional representations of homosexuality. via his research, Ruppel finds that homoeroticism is endemic to the journey style and the way Conrad’s bachelor-narrators curiosity in more youthful males is homoerotic. Conrad students and people drawn to homosexuality and buildings of masculinity should still all have an interest during this paintings.
By Haim Gordon
In November 1988 Naguib Mahfouz grew to become the 1st Arab author to obtain the Nobel Prize in Literature. during this examine of his writings basically now being largely translated into English, Haim Gordon, an Israeli professor dedicated to intercultural discussion, examines Mahfouz's paintings from an existential viewpoint. whereas Mahfouz is initially a storyteller, he supplies the reader an additional baksheesh. by way of telling tales of folks from all walks of life--civil servants, peasants, pimps, legal professionals, and businessmen--Mahfouz depicts the existential difficulties that Egyptians face this present day. utilizing a Socratic method, Gordon wondered Mahfouz at once in a chain of non-public interviews carried out during the last ten years. In those interviews Gordon probed the existential topics within the characters, plots, and matters raised in Mahfouz's tales. the result's an intimate and hugely own examine existence in Egypt.
As a truly concerned and important onlooker, Haim Gordon addresses the issues dealing with modern Egyptians as portrayed in Mahfouz's tales: the Egyptian's flight from freedom and disagreement, the niggar state of affairs of Egyptian ladies, the debilitating results of poverty, the blatant oppression of political rights, the degradation of actual religion and the shortcoming of spirituality. Mahfouz's tales exhibit that which western students accidentally, and politicians deliberately conceal--daily existence in Egypt.
By George Bryant,Amy Miller
Publication of this ebook is made attainable by means of the Institute of Museum and Library providers local American / local Hawaiian Museum prone software provide quantity MN-00-13-0025-13.
This assortment is for the Quechan humans and also will curiosity linguists, anthropologists, oral literature experts, and an individual concerned with local American culture.
This publication is a part of our international Oral Literature sequence together with the realm Oral Literature Project.
By Eddie Tafoya
The Legacy of the Wisecrack: Stand-up Comedy because the nice American Literary shape appears to be like on the concept of stand-up comedy, its literary dimensions, and its fairly American characteristics because it offers a close heritage of the forces that formed it. The learn concludes with a glance on the works of particular comedians equivalent to Steven Wright, whose 3 a long time of performances include a unmarried picaresque story, and Richard Pryor, whose 1982 masterpiece Richard Pryor continue to exist the sundown Strip serves as glossy America's solution to Dante Aligheri's epic poem, Inferno. the result's one of many first critical remedies of stand-up comedy as a literary form.
By Nicholas G. Meriwether,David W. Newton
Left unfinished at his dying, those significant fragments signify the final of the main fundamental texts from the ultimate section of Simms’s existence to be released. jointly, the texts offer higher perception into Simms’s inventive method, yet extra importantly, they exhibit Simms carrying on with to combat with the problems he confronted within the aftermath of the Civil warfare, and so they rfile the creativity and braveness that dedication represented—and required. The book of those fragments makes attainable an entire photo of this final section of Simms’s existence, as he struggled with the results of a clash that had develop into the defining occasion of his existence, profession, and region.
By Robert L. Caserio,Clement Hawes