(Re)Productions: Autobiography, Colonialism, and Infanticide by Mary-Kay F. Miller

By Mary-Kay F. Miller

This booklet appears to be like on the constructs of gender, style, and colonialism as they intersect within the works of Senegalese writers Mariama Bâ and Aminata Sow Fall and French author Marguerite Duras. although those authors shape an not going trio in the beginning look, we listen excellent echoes of their texts as they demonstrate the development and narration of a female "I" over and opposed to quite a few colonizing forces. The authors’ experimentation with autobiographical writing, studies with colonialism, and exploration of the metaphor of infanticide create a wealthy, multicultural discussion in regards to the politics of women’s writing.

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Conversations in American literature : language, rhetoric, by Robin Dissin Aufses, Renee H. Shea, Lawrence Scanlon

By Robin Dissin Aufses, Renee H. Shea, Lawrence Scanlon

Teachers have struggled for years to stability the competing calls for of yankee Literature and AP English Language. Now, the group that introduced you the bestselling Language of Composition is the following to assist. Conversations in American Literature: Language ∙ Rhetoric ∙ tradition is a brand new form of American Literature anthology—putting nonfiction on equivalent footing with the conventional fiction and poetry, and emphasizing the talents of rhetoric, shut analyzing, argument, and synthesis. To spark severe considering, the e-book comprises TalkBack pairings and synthesis Conversations that allow scholars discover how concerns and texts from the earlier proceed to affect the current. even if you’re instructing AP English Language, or gearing up for universal middle, Conversations in American Literature can help you revolutionize the best way American literature is taught.

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Letters from Pemberley: The First Year by Jane Dawkins

By Jane Dawkins

During this continuation of Jane Austen's satisfaction and Prejudice, one of many best-loved novels within the English language, Elizabeth Bennet reveals herself in a truly diverse league of wealth and privilege, now as Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy and mistress of Pemberley. Writing to her sister, Jane, she confides her uncertainty and anxieties, and describes the typical of her new existence. Her first 12 months at Pemberley is typically bewildering, yet Lizzy's lively humorousness and satirical eye by no means desolate tract her. Incorporating Jane Austen's personal phrases and characters from her different works, the ebook is a literary patchwork cover piecing jointly the tale of Lizzy's first eventful yr as Mrs. Darcy.

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Concrete Island: A Novel by J. G. Ballard

By J. G. Ballard

On an afternoon in April, simply after 3 o'clock within the afternoon, Robert Maitland's vehicle crashes over the concrete parapet of a high-speed street onto the island under, the place he's injured and, eventually, trapped. What starts as a nearly ludicrous quandary quickly becomes horror as Maitland—a wickedly sleek Robinson Crusoe—realizes that, regardless of facts of alternative population, this doomed terrain has turn into a replicate of his personal brain. looking the darkish outer rim of the typical, Ballard weaves deepest disaster into an intensely specular allegory.

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The Chinese Parrot (Charlie Chan 2) by Earl Derr Biggers

By Earl Derr Biggers

The chinese language Parrot (1926) is the second one novel within the Charlie Chan sequence of poser novels by means of Earl Derr Biggers. it's the first during which Chan travels from Hawaii to mainland California, and includes a criminal offense whose publicity is hastened by way of the demise of a parrot. the tale issues a necessary string of pearls that is bought by means of a filthy rich and whimsical financier. The good-looking younger son of the jeweller is assigned to shepherd the move of the pearls to the financier's holiday domestic in a wilderness sector of California. as a result of his lengthy organization with the landlord of the pearls—before becoming a member of the police strength, he was once her houseboy—Charlie Chan travels from Hawaii to California with the pearls. After mysterious deaths, first of a Chinese-speaking parrot after which of the household's chinese language man-of-all-work, Charlie Chan masquerades as a pidgin-speaking prepare dinner named Ah Kim and works underground to unravel a couple of crimes. alongside the way in which, the jeweller's son meets a gorgeous younger lady who works as a situation scout and makes a decision to stick within the California wasteland.

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Hermeneutics, the Bible and Literary Criticism by Ann Loades, Michael McLain

By Ann Loades, Michael McLain

The essays during this assortment fall into 3 teams. the 1st crew bargains with philosophical debts of interpretation. the second one is anxious with the translation of scripture with specific connection with the paintings of the Oxford theologian and thinker Austin Farrer. The 3rd staff presents a few examples of interpretative perform with regards to Genesis and the ebook of Psalms. The individuals signify quite a lot of educational disciplines and spiritual traditions, supplying major guidelines for additional advancements in Biblical feedback and interpretation theory.

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