Essays and Studies

Essays and Studies

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In these specially commissioned new essays, seven scholars, from the United Kingdom and the Continent, consider a variety of imaginative articulations of the endings of epochs from the end of the sixteenth century to the present day; their subjects are as diverse as Milton's twin-vision of banishment and beginning to Donna Harraway's `A Manifestation for Cyborgs' and Don DeLillo's version of the death of the author in Mao II. The essays treat drama, epic, poetry, the periodical press, fiction, and current theory; principal authors include Milton, An Collins, Shakespeare, John Fletcher, Henry James, Ella D'Arcy, Arthur Symons, Olive Schreiner, Angela Carter, Bell Hooks, Donna Harraway, Alasdair Gray, Martin Amis, Shena Mackay, and Don DeLillo.Dr LAUREL BRAKE is Senior Lecturer in Literature at Birkbeck College. The contributors are: HELEN WILCOX, GORDON McMULLEN, LAUREL BRAKE, JOSEPH BRISTOW, MARGARET BEETHAM, PENNY SMITH, JEREMY GREENBeing Volume ... of the New Series of Essays and Studies Collected for the English Association ... and wrote her mythic history around the relationship of sexual politics, the imaginary good community, and writing (whether in the novel or a#39;in the papersa#39;). ... As belt hooks points out, both Wolf and Roiphe have sought in different ways to appropriate the narrative of feminism for the experience of privilegedanbsp;...

Title:Essays and Studies
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer - 1995-12-01


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