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The Absurd in Literature

The Absurd in Literature

Neil Cornwell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074097
eISBN:
9781781700969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074097.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book offers a comprehensive account of the absurd in prose fiction. As well as providing a basis for courses on absurdist literature (whether in fiction or in drama), it offers a broadly based ... More

Flesh and SpiritAn anthology of seventeenth-century women's writing

Flesh and Spirit: An anthology of seventeenth-century women's writing

Rachel Adcock, Sara Read, and Anna Ziomek (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090233
eISBN:
9781781707166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090233.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This anthology makes accessible to readers ten little-known and understudied works by seventeenth-century women (edited from manuscript and print) that explore the relationship between spiritual and ... More

Haunted historiographiesThe rhetoric of ideology in postcolonial Irish fiction

Haunted historiographies: The rhetoric of ideology in postcolonial Irish fiction

Matthew Schultz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090929
eISBN:
9781781707227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090929.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The rhetoric of ideology haunts Irish fiction. In this book, I map these rhetorical hauntings across a wide range of postcolonial Irish novels, and define the specter as a non-present presence that ... More

Literary visions of multicultural IrelandThe immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Literary visions of multicultural Ireland: The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Villar-Argáiz Pilar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089282
eISBN:
9781781707579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089282.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Literary Visions of Multicultural Ireland is the first full-length monograph in the market to address the impact that Celtic-Tiger immigration has exerted on the poetry, drama and fiction of ... More

Odoevsky's Four Pathways into Modern FictionA Comparative Study

Odoevsky's Four Pathways into Modern Fiction: A Comparative Study

Neil Cornwell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082092
eISBN:
9781781702062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082092.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book takes four stories by the Russian Romantic author Vladimir Odoevsky to illustrate ‘pathways’, developed further by subsequent writers, into modern fiction. Featured here are: the artistic ... More

Writing disenchantmentBritish First World War prose, 1914-30

Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30

Andrew Frayn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089220
eISBN:
9781781707333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that disenchantment is not only a response to wartime experience, but a condition of modernity with a language that finds extreme expression in First World War literature. The ... More

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