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English Association

Works: 659 works in 1,574 publications in 1 language and 25,102 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals  History  Bibliography  Essays  Poetry  Conference papers and proceedings  Bio-bibliography  Literatures  Literature 
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Classifications: PR13, 820.4
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The year's work in English studies by English Association( serial )
in English and held by 1,833 libraries worldwide
Een referaattijdschrift met besprekingen en bibliografische beschrijvingen van publicaties op het gebied van de Engelse taalkunde en Engelstalige letterkunde
Essays and studies : being volume ... of the new series of essays and studies collected for the English Association by English Association( serial )
in English and held by 1,530 libraries worldwide
The year's work in critical and cultural theory ( file )
in English and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
English by English Association (Great Britain)( serial )
in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
Poems of today: second series by English Association( Book )
95 editions published between 1915 and 1963 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
Essays and studies, 2003 : Victorian women poets ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
The specially commissioned essays in Victorian Women Poets offer revisionary readings of canonical poets and bring into focus re-discovered writers. The volume both engages critically with the political and aesthetic agenda behind the project of recovery, and also presents a pioneering approach to reading poets who have slipped out of the canon. The work of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti is re-assessed and given surprising and innovative literary, political and intellectual contexts that will change the way we interpret their poetry. Writers of emerging significance, such as Theodosia Garrow Trollope, Augusta Webster, Mathilde Blind, Michael Field and Margaret Veley, are given prominence in groundbreaking analysis that situates their writing within the wider debates of the period. The themes interwoven throughout the essays--literary history and canonicity, political poetics, nationhood, print culture, and genre--provide a radically new understanding of Victorian women's poetry that maps an agenda for future research
Essays and studies ( serial )
in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
English essays of today by English Association( Book )
17 editions published between 1936 and 1966 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Essays and studies, 1999 : Postcolonial theory and criticism by English Association( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
"Contemporary postcolonial studies represent a controversial area of debate. This collection seeks its historical, social and political realities, rather than ignoring a consideration of material conditions. The contributors look at the oppositional power held and exercised by anti-colonial movements, a neglected topic; address the literary strategies devised by metropolitan writers to contain the insecurities of empire, given that unrest and opposition were integral to British imperialism; contest the charges of nativism and essentialism made by postcolonial critics against liberation writings; and investigate the voices of both inhabitants of post-independence nation states, an those scattered by colonialism itself."--Jacket
Essays and studies by English Association( serial )
in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Essays and studies, 2002 : Writing gender and genre in medieval literature, approaches to Old and Middle English texts ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
The essays in this annual English Association volume provide useful examples of how the conventions behind and the expectations evoked by literary modes and genres help to shape what purports to be an entirely essential and/or socially constructed aspect of identity of the 'he', 'she', or 'I' of the literary text. Ranging across materials from Old English Biblical poetry and hagiography to the late Middle English romances and fabliaux, the essays are united by a commitment to a variety of traditional scholarly methodologies. But each examines afresh an important aspect of what it means to be man or woman, husband, son, mother, daughter, wife, devotee or lover in the context of particular kinds of medieval literary texts.--Jacket
Essays and studies, 1998 : Romanticism and gender by English Association( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
The essays in this volume, written by both established and newer critics, take up a range of issues and question assumptions about what Romantic literature is, as well as what its periodic boundaries might be. The essays address problems of the relation between class and gender, imperialism and gender identity, and gender and genre within the period understood as stretching from the 1770s to the late 1820s. Is Romanticism a mode or an historical period? Does it include American poets? Taken as a group, this collection of papers gives a good indication of the roads that students of Romanticism may follow well into the next century. -- Preface
Fictional space : essays on contemporary science fiction ( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Fictional Space consists of eight essays by British and American critics on science fiction. The contributors have written especially on the most recent science fiction, taking account of the field's resurgence since what seemed a 'played-out' period in the 1970s. Fictional Space analyses the development of the postmodern science fiction in 'cyberpunk' and other forms; the treatment of political 'taboo areas' such as the Vietnam War and the decline of American hegemony; altered attitudes to 'text', seen in different essays and different images as decayed and abandoned, or as transmuted by technology into newly eternal formats. Among the questions asked are, why is science fiction so different to read, and why do so many sophisticated readers refuse to read it? Can science fiction exist without relevance or 'referentiality' to the society that produces it? Can it be related in normal literary ways to the real-life experiences or frustrations of its authors? -- from back cover
Essays and studies, 2000 : Reading the "new" literatures in a postcolonial era ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
New romanticisms : theory and critical practice by David L Clark( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
What is the fate of Romantic studies in the wake of deconstruction and post-structuralism? In an attempt to answer this question, Clark and Goellnicht have brought together nine essays that represent a cross-section of the diverse critical scene in Romantic studies today. These essays reflect the thinking of a younger generation of Canadian scholars - those who came of age while the lines of the current debate about the future of Romantic studies were being drawn. They call for a renewed sense of the plurality of Romanticisms, deliberately avoiding the suggestion that the focus of Romantic studies should simply shift from the rhetoric of Romantic texts to the culture of Romanticism. As a whole, the collection highlights the many ways in which contemporary theory has complicated our conception of Romanticism. Yet Romantic texts are not merely read through theory; they are shown to be sites of various forms of theorization themselves. Above all, the essays reveal the conflicting pressures at work within and among Romantic writers, whose texts are characterized by multiple strands of significance that entwine but do not build towards a synthesis. The scholars represented here deliberately avoid constructing a new master-narrative for Romantic studies. Designed to provide an indication of the different directions that Romantic studies are currently headed in, beyond the totalizing opposition which would see deconstruction secede to historicism, New Romanticisms emphasizes the plurality of critical positions available to the contemporary scholar
Literature and science by English Association( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
"In 1959 C.P. Snow memorably described the 'gulf of mutual incomprehension' which existed between 'literary intellectuals' and scientists, referring to them as 'two cultures'. This volume looks at the extent to which this has changed. Ranging from the middle ages to twentieth-century science fiction and literary theory, and using different texts, genres, and methodologies, the essays collected here demonstrate the complexity of literature, science, and the interfaces between them."--Jacket
Writing home : poetry and place in Northern Ireland, 1968-2008 by Elmer Kennedy-Andrews( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
"Ideas of home, place and identity have been continually questioned, re-imagined and re-constructed in Northern Irish poetry. Concentrating on the period since the outbreak of the Troubles in the late 1960s, this study provides a detailed consideration of the work of several generations of poets, from Hewitt and MacNeice, to Fiacc and Montague, to Simmons, Heaney, Mahon and Longley, to Muldoon, Carson, Paulin and McGuckian, to McDonald, Morrissey, Gillis and Flynn. It traces the extent to which their writing represents a move away from concepts of rootedness and towards a deterritorialized poetics of displacement, mobility, openness and pluralism in an era of accelerating migration and globalisation."--Jacket
Textual cultures, cultural texts ( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
The fields of the history of the book and the sociology of the text are the areas this book investigates, bringing together ten specially commissioned essays that between them demonstrate a range of critical and material approaches to medieval, early modern, and digital books and texts
The origin and history of the Association by Nowell C Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
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