A Concise Companion to Twentieth-Century American Poetry

Author: Stephen Fredman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405141444

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 288

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This Concise Companion gives readers a rich sense of how thepoetry produced in the United States during the twentieth centuryis connected to the country’s intellectual life more broadly. Helps readers to fully appreciate the poetry of the period bytracing its historical and cultural contexts. Written by prominent specialists in the field. Places the poetry of the period within contexts such as: war;feminism and the female poet; poetries of immigration andmigration; communism and anti-communism; philosophy andtheory. Each chapter ranges across the entire century, comparing poetsfrom one part of the century to those of another. New syntheses make the volume of interest to scholars as wellas students and general readers.
A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction

Author: David Seed

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444310119

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 608

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Through a wide-ranging series of essays and relevant readings, A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction presents an overview of American fiction published since the conclusion of the First World War. Features a wide-ranging series of essays by American, British, and European specialists in a variety of literary fields Written in an approachable and accessible style Covers both classic literary figures and contemporary novelists Provides extensive suggestions for further reading at the end of each essay
A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Europe

Author: Peter H. Wilson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444303049

Category: History

Page: 616

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This Companion contains 31 essays by leading internationalscholars to provide an overview of the key debates oneighteenth-century Europe. Examines the social, intellectual, economic, cultural, andpolitical changes that took place throughout eighteenth-centuryEurope Focuses on Europe while placing it within its internationalcontext Considers not just major western European states, but also theoften neglected countries of eastern and northern Europe
The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story

Author: Blanche H. Gelfant

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231110990

Category: American fiction

Page: 677

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This resource provides information on a popular literary genre - the 20th century American short story. It contains articles on stories that share a particular theme, and over 100 pieces on individual writers and their work. There are also articles on promising new writers entering the scene.
A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Britain

Author: H. T. Dickinson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470998878

Category: History

Page: 584

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This authoritative Companion introduces readers to the developments that lead to Britain becoming a great world power, the leading European imperial state, and, at the same time, the most economically and socially advanced, politically liberal and religiously tolerant nation in Europe. Covers political, social, cultural, economic and religious history. Written by an international team of experts. Examines Britain's position from the perspective of other European nations.
A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain

Author: Chris Williams

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405143097

Category: History

Page: 624

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A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain presents 33 essaysby expert scholars on all the major aspects of the political,social, economic and cultural history of Britain during the lateGeorgian and Victorian eras. Truly British, rather than English, in scope. Pays attention to the experiences of women as well as ofmen. Illustrated with maps and charts. Includes guides to further reading.
A Companion to World War I

Author: John Horne

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118275801

Category: History

Page: 728

View: 249

A Companion to the First World War brings together an international team of distinguished historians who provide a series of original and thought-provoking essays on one of the most devastating events in modern history. Comprises 38 essays by leading scholars who analyze the current state of historical scholarship on the First World War Provides extensive coverage spanning the pre-war period, the military conflict, social, economic, political, and cultural developments, and the war's legacy Offers original perspectives on themes as diverse as strategy and tactics, war crimes, science and technology, and the arts Selected as a 2011 Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE
A Companion to American Legal History

Author: Sally E. Hadden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119711650

Category: Law

Page: 45

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A Companion to American Legal History presents a compilation of the most recent writings from leading scholars on American legal history from the colonial era through the late twentieth century. Presents up-to-date research describing the key debates in American legal history Reflects the current state of American legal history research and points readers in the direction of future research Represents an ideal companion for graduate and law students seeking an introduction to the field, the key questions, and future research ideas
A Companion to Japanese History

Author: William M. Tsutsui

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405193399

Category: History

Page: 633

View: 410

A Companion to Japanese History provides an authoritative overview of current debates and approaches within the study of Japan’s history. Composed of 30 chapters written by an international group of scholars Combines traditional perspectives with the most recent scholarly concerns Supplements a chronological survey with targeted thematic analyses Presents stimulating interventions into individual controversies
A Companion to the History of the Middle East

Author: Youssef M. Choueiri

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405183796

Category: History

Page: 631

View: 410

A Companion to the History of the Middle East offers a fresh account of the multifaceted and multi-layered history of this region. A fresh account of the multifaceted and multi-layered history of the Middle East Comprises 26 newly-commissioned essays by leading international scholars Primarily focused on the modern and contemporary periods Covers religious, social, cultural, economic, political and military history Treats the region as four differentiated political units – Iran, Turkey, Israel and the Arab world Includes a section on current issues, such as oil, urban growth, the role of women, and democratic human rights
A Companion to International History 1900 - 2001

Author: Gordon Martel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470766293

Category: History

Page: 496

View: 874

A comprehensive overview of the most important international events, movements, and controversies of the 20th century. Written by distinguished scholars, each an authority in their field Explores influential, underlying themes such as imperialism, nationalism, internationalism, technological developments, and changes in diplomatic methods Addresses a broad range of topics, including diplomacy of wartime and peacemaking, the cold war era and the "new world order", the end of European empires, the rise of nationalism in the Third World, globalization, and terrorism Chronological organization makes the volume easily accessible Includes useful guides for further reading and research