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Gothic RenaissanceA reassessment

Gothic Renaissance: A reassessment

Elisabeth Bronfen and Beate Neumeier (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088636
eISBN:
9781781706893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088636.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This collection of essays by scholars in Renaissance and Gothic studies traces the lines of connection between Gothic sensibilities and the discursive network of the English Renaissance. The essays ... More

GreeneryEcocritical Readings of Late Medieval English Literature

Greenery: Ecocritical Readings of Late Medieval English Literature

Gillian Rudd

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072482
eISBN:
9781781701713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072482.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

Humankind has always been fascinated by the world in which it finds itself, and puzzled by its relations to it. Today that fascination is often expressed in what is now called ‘green’ terms, ... 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

Iain Sinclair

Iain Sinclair

Brian Baker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069048
eISBN:
9781781700891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069048.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is a comprehensive critical introduction to one of the most original contemporary British writers, providing an overview of all of Iain Sinclair's major works and an analysis of his vision ... More

Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan

Dominic Head

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066566
eISBN:
9781781701027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066566.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In this survey, Ian McEwan emerges as one of those rare writers whose works have received both popular and critical acclaim. His novels grace the bestseller lists, and he is well regarded by critics, ... More

IgnoranceLiterature and Agnoiology

Ignorance: Literature and Agnoiology

Andrew Bennett

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074875
eISBN:
9781781702420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074875.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book argues that ignorance is part of the narrative and poetic force of literature, as well as an important aspect of its thematic focus: ignorance is what literary texts are about. The author ... More

Imagining women readers, 1789-1820Well-regulated minds

Imagining women readers, 1789-1820: Well-regulated minds

De Ritter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090332
eISBN:
9781781707241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090332.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Imagining Women Readers reassesses the cultural significance of women's reading in the period 1789-1820. While much attention has been paid to the moral panic provoked by novel-reading during this ... More

Impure ThoughtsSexuality, Catholicism and Literature in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Impure Thoughts: Sexuality, Catholicism and Literature in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Michael G. Cronin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086137
eISBN:
9781781704707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086137.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book studies the twentieth-century Irish Catholic Bildungsroman. This comparative examination of six Irish novelists tracks the historical evolution of a literary genre and its significant role ... More

Irish Women'S Writing, 1878-1922Advancing the Cause of Liberty

Irish Women'S Writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the Cause of Liberty

Anna Pilz and Whitney Standlee (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097584
eISBN:
9781526115225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097584.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Irish women writers entered the international publishing scene in unprecedented numbers in the period between 1878 and 1922. This collection of new essays explores how Irish women, officially ... More

James Kelman

James Kelman

Simon Kovesi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070969
eISBN:
9781781701041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070969.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

James Kelman is Scotland's most influential contemporary prose artist. This is a book-length study of his groundbreaking novels, analysing and contextualising each in detail. It argues that while ... More

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