The Flowers Of Evil

Author : Charles Baudelaire
ISBN : 9780199535583
Genre : Fiction
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This bold new translation with facing French text restores once banned poems to their original places and reveals the full richness and variety of the collection.
Category: Fiction

Key Ideas For A Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Author : Andre Green
ISBN : 9781135446970
Genre : Psychology
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André Green attempts the complex task of identifying and examining the key ideas for a contemporary psychoanalytic practice. This undertaking is motivated both by the need for an outline of the evolution of psychoanalysis since Freud's death, and by the hope of tackling the fragmentation which has led to the current 'crisis of psychoanalysis'. In three sections covering the theoretical and practical aspects of psychoanalysis, and analysing the current state of the field, André Green provides a stimulating overview of the principal concepts that have guided his work. Subjects covered include: Transference and countertransference Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy: modalities and results Language-speech-discourse in psychoanalysis Recognition of the unconscious This unique contemporary perspective on the psychoanalytic enterprise will fascinate all those with an interest in the problems that face the field and the opportunities for its future development.
Category: Psychology

The Oxford Guide To Literature In English Translation

Author : Peter France
ISBN : 0199247846
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book, written by a team of experts from many countries, provides a comprehensive account of the ways in which translation has brought the major literature of the world into English-speaking culture. Part I discusses theoretical issues and gives an overview of the history of translation into English. Part II, the bulk of the work, arranged by language of origin, offers critical discussions, with bibliographies, of the translation history of specific texts (e.g. the Koran, the Kalevala), authors (e.g. Lucretius, Dostoevsky), genres (e.g. Chinese poetry, twentieth-century Italian prose) and national literatures (e.g. Hungarian, Afrikaans).
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Landmarks In Continental European Literature

Author : Philip Gaskell
ISBN : 1579581919
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Putting each work in its literary and historical context,Landmarks in Continental European Literaturediscusses thirty-two key works of European literature, from Dante to Brecht. Part of the three-book series,Landmarks in European Literature, which presents the major authors of European literature and their works, from ancient times until the 20th century, this volume is designed for general readers and students, looking for additional guidance in their reading or wishing to understand the context in which these fascinating works were written. Helping and encouraging readers to explore and enjoy the European literary heritage, theLandmarks in European Literatureseries includeLandmarks in Continental European Literature,Landmarks in Classical Literature, andLandmarks in English Literature, all of which will prove valuable at any library supporting literary studies.
Category: Literary Criticism

Writing Travel

Author : John Zilcosky
ISBN : 9780802098061
Genre : Literary Collections
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Examining a broad range of texts and travellers from across the world, the contributors discuss canonical authors such as Homer, Goethe, and Baudelaire, alongside lesser known writers such as Theodor Herzl, Hans Erich Nossack, and William Gibson. This theoretically rich volume draws connections between travel and narrative, and provides powerful insights into the relationship between travel and the spoken act of storytelling, as well as the more ambivalent act of story writing.
Category: Literary Collections

Irish Writing

Author : Stephen Regan
ISBN : 019284038X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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'Can we not build up a national tradition, a national literature, which shall be none the less Irish in spirit from being English in language?' W. B. Yeats This anthology traces the history of modern Irish literature from the revolutionary era of the late eighteenth century to the early years of political independence. From Charlotte Brooke and Edmund Burke to Elizabeth Bowen and Louis MacNeice, the anthology shows how, in forging a tradition of their own, Irish writers have continually challenged and renewed the ways in which Ireland is imagined and defined. The anthology includes a wide-ranging and generous selection of fiction, poetry, and drama. Three plays by W. B. Yeats, Augusta Gregory, and J. M. Synge are printed in their entirety, along with the opening episode of James Joyce's Ulysses. The volume also includes letters, speeches, songs, memoirs, essays, and travel writings, many of which are difficult to obtain elsewhere. 'Stephen Regan's anthology vividly and valiantly presents a nation, and a national literature, coming into being.' Paul Muldoon
Category: Literary Criticism

The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer

Author : Mark Twain
ISBN : 0192833898
Genre : Fiction
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Relates the experiences of Tom and his friends in a 19th century Mississippi town
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Madame Bovary

Author : Gustave Flaubert
ISBN : OCLC:74984831
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Lady Trevelyan And The Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood

Author : John Batchelor
ISBN : STANFORD:36105127446883
Genre : Art
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Wallington Hall was remote from the major centers of artistic activity in early 19th-century Britain. Yet Pauline Trevelyan single-handedly made her home the focus of High Victorian cultural life. The penniless but clever daughter of a clergyman, Pauline Jermyn married an older man whom she met through a shared passion for geology. Sir Walter Trevelyan was a philanthropist, teetotal, vegetarian, pacifist, and very rich. With his encouragement, she collected works of art and decorated Wallington Hall with a cycle of vast paintings. She was a patron of the arts who provided a fostering environment for many of the geniuses of her day. Among those she attracted into her orbit were Ruskin, Swinburne, the Brownings, the Rossettis, Carlyle, Millais, and numerous other members of the Pre-Raphaelite movement. This is the story of Lady Trevelyan’s founding of an astounding artistic salon and the revolutionary arts movement it fostered.
Category: Art