Encyclopedia of British Writers 16th 17th and 18th Centuries

Encyclopedia of British Writers  16th  17th  and 18th Centuries
Author: Alan Hager,Book Builders LLC.
Publsiher: Infobase Publishing
Total Pages: 818
Release: 2009-01-01
ISBN: 1438108699
Category: Authors, English
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of British Writers 16th 17th and 18th Centuries Book Excerpt:

Presents a two-volume A to Z reference on English authors from the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, providing information about major figures, key schools and genres, biographical information, author publications and some critical analyses.

British Writers and Paris

British Writers and Paris
Author: Elisabeth Jay
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 325
Release: 2016
ISBN: 0199655243
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

British Writers and Paris Book Excerpt:

This work tells the story of the way in which the turbulent, hedonistic world of mid-19th-century Paris touched the careers and work of a host of Victorian writers, major and minor.

Eminent British Writers of the Nineteenth Century

Eminent British Writers of the Nineteenth Century
Author: Robert Withington,Cortlandt Van Winkle
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1163
Release: 1934
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: English prose literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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British Women Mystery Writers

British Women Mystery Writers
Author: Mary Hadley
Publsiher: McFarland
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2015-10-02
ISBN: 9780786483617
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

British Women Mystery Writers Book Excerpt:

Many aspects of British detective fiction are intriguingly different from the American detective fiction. And, confusingly, many of the British women detectives who have made it to American television are far from typical of the latest women detectives. This work is a study of British detective fiction with female protagonists written by women. Authors included are P.D. James, Jennie Melville, Liza Cody, Val McDermid, Joan Smith and Susan Moody. Special attention is paid to the evolution of the British female sleuth from the 1960s to the year 2000, particularly the 1980s, and how this shaped and altered detective fiction. Also discussed is the effect of the British judicial system and gun laws on detective fiction and real life, the types of crimes women detectives usually investigate, why certain directions have been taken and which ones may be taken in the future, issues being raised by the authors, and new women authors of detective fiction with female protagonists.

British and Irish Women Writers and the Women s Movement

British and Irish Women Writers and the Women   s Movement
Author: Jill Franks
Publsiher: McFarland
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2013-02-07
ISBN: 1476602689
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

British and Irish Women Writers and the Women s Movement Book Excerpt:

This study pairs selected Irish and British women novelists of three periods, relating their voices to the women’s movements in their respective nations. In the first wave, nationalist and militant ideologies competed with the suffrage fight in Ireland. Elizabeth Bowen’s The Last September illustrates the melancholy of gender performance and confusion of ethnic identity in the dying Anglo-Irish Ascendancy class. In England, suffrage ideologies clashed with socialism and patriotism. Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway contains a political unconscious that links its characters across class and gender. In the second wave, heterosexual romantic relationships come under scrutiny. Edna O’Brien’s Country Girls trilogy reveals ways in which Irish Catholic ideologies abject femaleness; her characters internalize this abjection to the point of self-destruction. Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook pits the protagonist’s aspirations to write novels against the Communist Party’s prohibitions on bourgeois values. In the third wave, Irish writers express the frustrations of their cultural identity. Nuala O’Faolain’s My Dream of You takes her protagonist back to Ireland to heal her psychic wounds. In England, Thatcherism had created a materialistic culture that eroded many feminists’ socialist values. Fay Weldon’s Big Woman satirizes the demise of second-wave idealism, asking where feminism can go from here.

Black British Writing

Black British Writing
Author: Lauri Ramey
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 178
Release: 2004-09-03
ISBN: 1403981132
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Black British Writing Book Excerpt:

This collection of essays provides an imaginative international perspective on ways to incorporate black British writing and culture in the study of English literature, and presents theoretically sophisticated and practical strategies for doing so. It offers a pedagogical, pragmatic and ideological introduction to the field for those without background, and an integrated body of current and stimulating essays for those who are already knowledgeable. Contributors to this volume include scholars and writers from Britain and the U.S. Following on recent developments in African American literature, postcolonial studies and race studies, the contributors invite readers to imagine an enhanced and inclusive British canon through varied essays providing historical information, critical analysis, cultural perspective, and extensive annotated bibliographies for further study.

Twentieth Century British Authors and the Rise of Opera in Britain

Twentieth Century British Authors and the Rise of Opera in Britain
Author: Irene Morra
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2016-02-17
ISBN: 1317005856
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Twentieth Century British Authors and the Rise of Opera in Britain Book Excerpt:

This book is the first to examine in depth the contributions of major British authors such as W. H. Auden and E. M. Forster, as critics and librettists, to the rise of British opera in the twentieth century. The perceived literary values of British authors, as much as the musical innovations of British composers, informed the aesthetic development of British opera. Indeed, British opera emerged as a simultaneously literary and musical project. Too often, operatic adaptations are compared superficially to their original sources. This is a particular problem for British opera, which has become increasingly defined artistically by the literary sophistication of its narrative sources. The resulting collaborations between literary figures and composers have crucial implications for the development of both opera and literature. Twentieth-Century British Authors and the Rise of Opera in Britain reveals the importance of this literary involvement in operatic adaptation to literature and literary studies, to music and musicology, and to cultural and theoretical studies.

British Working Class Writing for Children

British Working Class Writing for Children
Author: Haru Takiuchi
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 218
Release: 2017-08-21
ISBN: 3319553909
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

British Working Class Writing for Children Book Excerpt:

This book explores how working-class writers in the 1960s and 1970s significantly reshaped British children’s literature through their representations of working-class life and culture. Aidan Chambers, Alan Garner and Robert Westall were examples of what Richard Hoggart termed ‘scholarship boys’: working-class individuals who were educated out of their class through grammar school education. This book highlights the role these writers played in changing the publishing and reviewing practices of the British children's literature industry while offering new readings of their novels featuring scholarship boys. As well as drawing on the work of Raymond Williams and Pierre Bourdieu, and referring to studies of scholarship boys in the fields of social science and education, this book also explores personal interviews and previously-unseen archival materials. Yielding significant insights on British children’s literature of the period, this book will be of particular interest to scholars and students in the fields of children’s and working-class literature and of British popular culture.

British Authors and Texts

British Authors and Texts
Author: C. L. Khatri
Publsiher: Sarup & Sons
Total Pages: 207
Release: 2005
ISBN: 9788176255868
Category: British literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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British Writers and Their Work

British Writers and Their Work
Author: Bonamy Dobrée
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1964
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: English literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Eminent English Writers

Eminent English Writers
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Sura Books
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN: 9788174785299
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Major British Writers

Major British Writers
Author: George Bagshawe Harrison
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1959
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: English literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Modern British Playwriting The 1970s

Modern British Playwriting  The 1970s
Author: Chris Megson
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2014-03-20
ISBN: 1408177897
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern British Playwriting The 1970s Book Excerpt:

Essential for students of Theatre Studies, this series of six decadal volumes provides a critical survey and reassessment of the theatre produced in each decade from the 1950s to the present. Each volume equips readers with an understanding of the context from which work emerged, a detailed overview of the range of theatrical activity and a close study of the work of four of the major playwrights by a team of leading scholars. Chris Megson's comprehensive survey of the theatre of the 1970s examines the work of four playwrights who came to promience in the decade and whose work remains undiminished today: Caryl Churchill (by Paola Botham), David Hare (Chris Megson), Howard Brenton (Richard Boon) and David Edgar (Janelle Reinelt). It analyses their work then, its legacy today and provides a fresh assessment of their contribution to British theatre. Interviews with the playwrights, with directors and with actors provides an invaluable collection of documents offering new perspectives on the work. Revisiting the decade from the perspective of the twenty-first century, Chris Megson provides an authoritative and stimulating reassessment of British playwriting in the 1970s.

The Grammar of Empire in Eighteenth Century British Writing

The Grammar of Empire in Eighteenth Century British Writing
Author: Janet Sorensen,Henrik V. Sorensen
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 318
Release: 2000-10-19
ISBN: 9780521653275
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Grammar of Empire in Eighteenth Century British Writing Book Excerpt:

This study, first published in 2000, examines the role of language as an instrument of empire in eighteenth-century British literature.

British Travel Writing from China 1798 1901 Volume 5

British Travel Writing from China  1798 1901  Volume 5
Author: Elizabeth H Chang
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 1600
Release: 2021-12-17
ISBN: 1000558711
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

British Travel Writing from China 1798 1901 Volume 5 Book Excerpt:

In 1793, Lord Macartney led the first British diplomatic mission to China in over one hundred years. This five-volume reset edition draws together British travel writings about China throughout the next century. The collection ends with the Boxer Uprising which marked the beginning of the end of informal British empire on the Chinese mainland.

Irishness and Womanhood in Nineteenth Century British Writing

Irishness and Womanhood in Nineteenth Century British Writing
Author: Thomas Tracy
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 204
Release: 2017-11-30
ISBN: 1351155261
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Irishness and Womanhood in Nineteenth Century British Writing Book Excerpt:

In The Wild Irish Girl, the powerful Irish heroine's marriage to a heroic Englishman symbolizes the Anglo-Irish novelist Lady Morgan's re-imagining of the relationship between Ireland and Britain and between men and women. Using this most influential of pro-union novels as his point of departure, Thomas J. Tracy argues that nineteenth-century debates over what constitutes British national identity often revolved around representations of Irishness, especially Irish womanhood. He maps out the genealogy of this development, from Edgeworth's Castle Rackrent through Trollope's Irish novels, focusing on the pivotal period from 1806 through the 1870s. Tracy's model enables him to elaborate the ways in which gender ideals are specifically contested in fiction, the discourses of political debate and social reform, and the popular press, for the purpose of defining not only the place of the Irish in the union with Great Britain, but the nature of Britishness itself.

Writing British Columbia History 1784 1958

Writing British Columbia History  1784 1958
Author: Chad Reimer
Publsiher: UBC Press
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2010-07-01
ISBN: 0774858974
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Writing British Columbia History 1784 1958 Book Excerpt:

Captain James Cook first made contact with the area now known as British Columbia in 1778. The colonists who followed soon realized they needed a written history, both to justify their dispossession of Aboriginal peoples and to formulate an identity for a new settler society. Writing British Columbia History traces how Euro-Canadian historians took up this task, and struggled with the newness of colonial society and overlapping ties to the British Empire, the United States, and Canada. This exploration of the role of history writing in colonialism and nation building will appeal to anyone interested in the history of British Columbia, the Pacific Northwest, and history writing in Canada.

British Writers and Their Work No 5

British Writers and Their Work  No 5
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1965
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Carlyle Studies Annual

Carlyle Studies Annual
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1996
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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British Novelists Since 1960

British Novelists Since 1960
Author: Jay L. Halio
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 827
Release: 1983
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: English fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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