By Sau-Ling Cynthia Wong
By Tom Cole
By Joseph A, Professor Kestner
Making use of modern masculinity theories, Joseph A. Kestner sheds new gentle on Victorian and Edwardian event fiction. starting with works released within the Eighteen Eighties, whilst writers like H. Rider Haggard took idea from the 1st Boer conflict and the Zulu warfare, Kestner engages stories related to initiation and rites of passage, reports with the non-Western different, colonial contexts, and sexual encounters. Canonical authors corresponding to R.L. Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling, Joseph Conrad, and Olive Schreiner are tested along well known writers like A.E.W. Mason, W.H. Hudson and John Buchan, offering an expansive photo of the quandary of masculinity that pervades experience texts throughout the period.
By Kirstin Hanley
This research examines Mary Wollstonecraft—generally famous because the founding father of the early feminist movement—by laying off mild on her contributions to eighteenth-century tutorial literature, and feminist pedagogy specifically. whereas modern students have largely theorized Wollstonecraft’s philosophical and polemic paintings, little cognizance has been given to her figuring out and illustration of feminist perform, such a lot essentially exemplified in her educational writing. This research makes an important contribution to the fields of either eighteenth-century and Romantic period literature by means of taking a look at how early feminism motivated didactic traditions from the late-eighteenth century to at the present time. Hanley argues that Wollstonecraft constructs a paradigm of feminist pedagogy either within the texts’ representations of educating and studying, and her personal authorial method in re-appropriating past texts and textual traditions. Wollstonecraft’s appropriations of Locke, Rousseau, and different educationists enable her to improve studying and writing pedagogies that advertise severe pondering and gesture towards modern composition theories and practices. Hanley underscores the importance of Wollstonecraft as instructor and mentor by way of revisiting texts which are quite often assigned a brief area within the context of a bigger dialogue approximately her lifestyles and/or writing, re-presenting her works of guide as significant either of their revisionist techniques to culture and their normative didactic features.
By Michael Schmidt
By Daymon Smith
By Dr David James
By Richard Gray
- Presents the 1st particular interrogation of U.S. writing in a time of main issue
- Develops a well timed and provocative arguement approximately literature and trauma
- Relates U.S. writing when you consider that Sep 11 to an important social and historic alterations within the U.S. and somewhere else
- Places U.S. writing within the context of the reworked place of the U.S. in an international characterised by way of political, monetary, and armed forces concern; transnational glide; the resurgence of spiritual fundamentalism; and the plain triumph of worldwide capitalism
By Kirsty Hooper
Arguing that women's perceived silence in this severe interval within the formation of recent Iberian identities has major repercussions even this present day, it takes her works as a case research for modeling an intensive rethinking of ways we educate and examine the the most important years round the flip of the 20th century. the 1st examine of Casanova's radical and compelling, yet now forgotten, early narrative, it explores the Galician, Polish and Spanish context of her paintings, arguing that her transnational profession demonstrates the inadequacies of current types of nationwide literary heritage. even as, spotting Casanova's leading edge and strategic use of literary genres and methods generally denominated as 'feminine' (and accordingly excluded from discussions of 'serious' nationwide literature), it presents a version for re-evaluating the sizeable cultural shop of renowned and nostalgic literature as a key a part of the debates in regards to the transition to modernity, in Spain and beyond.
By Michael J. S. Williams