By Molly Youngkin
Focusing on British girls writers' wisdom of old Egypt, Youngkin exhibits the normally restricted yet pervasive representations of historical Egyptian girls of their written and visible works. photos of Hathor, Isis, and Cleopatra stimulated how British writers equivalent to George Eliot and Edith Cooper got here to symbolize lady emancipation.
By Peter Kreeft
Thus, Kreeft takes the reader on a voyage of discovery into the philosophical bones of heart earth. He organizes the philosophical subject matters within the Lord of the earrings into 50 different types, followed via over 1,000 references to the textual content of Lord. on the grounds that the various nice questions of philosophy are incorporated within the 50-theme define, this booklet can be learn as an interesting creation to philosophy. for every of the philosophical themes in Lord, Kreeft offers instruments in which they are often understood. Illustrated.
By Katharine A. Craik,Tanya Pollard
By Paul Cefalu
By Matthew Whittle
This booklet examines literary texts by way of British colonial servant and settler writers, together with Anthony Burgess, Graham Greene, William Golding, and Alan Sillitoe, who depicted the influence of decolonization within the newly self sufficient colonies and at domestic in Britain. The finish of the British Empire used to be some of the most major and transformative occasions in twentieth-century background, marking the start of a brand new global order and having an indelible effect on British tradition and society. Literary responses to this second by means of these from inside Britain supply an enlightening (and frequently neglected) exploration of the impression of decolonization on acquired notions of “race” and sophistication, whereas additionally prefiguring conceptions of multiculturalism. As Matthew Whittle argues during this sweeping examine, those works not just view decolonization inside its worldwide context (alongside the aftermath of the second one global conflict, the increase of the USA, and mass immigration) yet usually suggest an answer to imperial decline via cultural renewal.