AQA GCSE English Literature Working with the Poetry by Alan Howe

By Alan Howe

Support your scholars in constructing the talents required to appreciate and reply to each studied poem within the 2015 AQA Poetry Anthology

- Teaches scholars the right way to examine visible and unseen poems via relocating progressively from first impressions to special explorations with thought-provoking questions at each one stage

- presents methods to studying all 30 poems within the AQA Anthology, together with very important suggestions for writing comparability answers

- guarantees scholars are ready for exam with a spotlight at the talents had to be successful and the way to take on different query forms in Paper 2

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Transatlantic Women (Becoming Modern: New Nineteenth-Century by Beth L. Lueck,Brigitte Bailey,Lucinda L. Damon-Bach

By Beth L. Lueck,Brigitte Bailey,Lucinda L. Damon-Bach

during this quantity, fifteen students from various backgrounds research American ladies writers' transatlantic exchanges within the 19th century. They convey how ladies writers (and usually their courses) traveled to create or make stronger expert networks and identities, to flee strictures on ladies and African american citizens, to advertise reform, to enhance their health and wellbeing, to appreciate the workings of different countries, and to pursue cultural and aesthetic schooling. providing new fabric approximately ladies writers' literary friendships, travels, reception and readership, and impacts, the amount bargains new frameworks for brooding about transatlantic literary studies.

--This textual content refers back to the Hardcover edition.

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A Companion to Roman Religion (Blackwell Companions to the by Jörg Rüpke

By Jörg Rüpke

A entire remedy of the numerous symbols and associations of Roman faith, this better half areas many of the spiritual symbols, discourses, and practices, together with Judaism and Christianity, right into a higher framework to bare the sprawling panorama of the Roman faith.

  • An cutting edge advent to Roman faith
  • Approaches the sector with a spotlight at the human-figures rather than the gods
  • Analyzes non secular adjustments from the 8th century BC to the fourth century advert
  • Offers the 1st historical past of non secular motifs on cash and household/everyday utensils
  • Presents Roman faith inside of its cultural, social, and ancient contexts

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Henry David Thoreau (Bloom's Modern Critical Views) by Harold Bloom

By Harold Bloom

Henry David Thoreau was once a naturalist, transcendentalist, thinker, and essayist. His perspectives on civil disobedience and nature became part of the yankee personality. This up to date quantity of the Bloom's "Modern severe perspectives" sequence is a keenly specific chronicle of a good philosopher who will without end be recognized for his scan in uncomplicated residing documented in his paintings "Walden".

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Rimbaud Complete (Modern Library Classics) by Arthur Rimbaud,Wyatt Mason

By Arthur Rimbaud,Wyatt Mason

Enduring icon of creativity, authenticity, and uprising, and the topic of various new biographies, Arthur Rimbaud is likely one of the so much time and again scrutinized literary figures of the final half-century. but virtually thirty years have elapsed and not using a significant new translation of his writings. Remedying this situation is Rimbaud Complete, the 1st and simply really entire version of Rimbaud’s paintings in English, translated, edited, and brought by way of Wyatt Mason.

Mason attracts on a century of Rimbaud scholarship to choreograph a wonderfully clear-eyed presentation of the poet’s works. He arranges Rimbaud’s writing chronologically, in line with the most recent manuscript facts, so readers can event the famously teenaged poet’s fast evolution, from the lyricism of “Sensation” to the groundbreaking early modernism of A Season in Hell.

In fifty pages of formerly untranslated fabric, together with award-winning early verses, all of the fragmentary poems, a desirable early draft of A Season in Hell, a faculty workstation, and a number of manuscript models of the real poem “O saisons, ô chateaux,” Rimbaud Complete screens points of the poet unknown to American readers. And in his advent, Mason revisits the Rimbaud fable, addresses the country of disarray during which the poet left his paintings, and illuminates the intricacies of the translator’s art.

Mason has harnessed the precision and gear of the poet’s quickly altering voice: from the fragile tune of a poem resembling “Crows” to the mature dissonance of the Illuminations, Rimbaud Complete unveils this crucial poet for a brand new iteration of readers.

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Rifled Sanctuaries: Some Views of the Pacific Islands in by Bill Pearson

By Bill Pearson

The Pacific Islands started to appear in Western literature quickly after ecu navigators made landfall there. From the 1st, there has been seldom an announcement of undeniable evidence. Explorers introduced their very own viewpoints whereas editors, poets and novelists went directly to interpret and moralise the 1st bills. Portraying Pacific peoples as sensual, indolent, childlike and - usually - depraved, such tales implied the obligation of Europeans to rule and of the natives to be thankful. converted notwithstanding it occasionally used to be by way of the extra accepting attitudes of beachcombers, through the exploitative actions of investors, and throgh the romantic eyes of erotic novelists, this perception of Pacific Islanders endured in the course of the 19th century and good into the twentieth.

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The Commerce of Peoples: Sadomasochism and African American by Biman Basu

By Biman Basu

Representations and assurance of S&M became very common these days, no matter if we see them within the type undefined, ads, the inside track, on tv, movie, the net, etc. yet within the inhabitants at huge and within the educational neighborhood, too, it's nonetheless many times stigmatized. This marginalization, in addition to its ambivalently persecuted prestige, is a end result, considerably, of a 19th century legacy. This legacy starts with Kraftt-Ebing’s designation of sadomasochism, besides homosexual and lesbian hope, as a perversion, and keeps within the well known and professional (mis)understandings which prevail.

More as a rule, most folk at the present time will realize that all human kin are strength relatives. but most of the people additionally deny this and masks those energy family members by means of invoking every type of items, like romantic love, sentimental attachment, companionate marriage, friendship, peace, non-violence, concord, and the record is going on, ad nauseam. now not that those don't exist in a sadomasochistic relation, yet sadomasochists are unflinching of their acceptance that each one of those also are permeated via strength family members. it isn't basically very unlikely to purge those kin of strength yet for sadomasochists it's also bad to take action. it isn't in simple terms extra sincere to recognize the facility that saturates those kin but in addition extra instructive within the experience that S&M presents a context during which one learns to workout energy and to undergo it in a accountable way.

Even in scholarly severe and theoretical discussions of S&M, the present opinion is that the ability exercised in sadomasochism isn't “real.” it's in fact no longer actual within the feel that slavery and violence not has a criminal prestige. yet truth can't in fact be gauged or maybe approximated via its felony prestige on my own. for many practitioners, it's difficult to disclaim the truth of ache, of humiliation, of decay, within the second of its enactment. it is easy to not often deny the truth of bringing the whip down on someone’s again or of getting it sear throughout one’s buttocks.

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August Wilson's Fences (Modern Theatre Guides) by Ladrica Menson-Furr

By Ladrica Menson-Furr

Fences represents the last decade of the Nineteen Fifties, and, whilst it premiered in 1985, it gained the Pulitzer Prize. Set throughout the beginnings of the civil rights move, it additionally matters generational switch and renewal, finishing with a party of the lifetime of its protagonist, although it occurs at his funeral. Critics and students have lauded August Wilson's paintings for its universality and its skill, particularly in Fences, to go beyond racial obstacles and this play helped to earn him the titles of "America's maximum playwright" and "the African American Shakespeare."

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Die Farben der Romantik: Physik und Physiologie, Kunst und by Walter Pape

By Walter Pape

Vor der Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture erklärte der Maler Charles Le Brun 1667: „Tout l'apanage de l. a. couleur est de satisfaire les yeux, au lieu que le dessin satisfait l'esprit“. Bereits an dieser Zuordnung wird deutlich, dass Farben stets der sinnlichen Seite der Kunst zugeschlagen wurden; noch Kant betonte, dass „Farben, Töne und Wärme [...] bloß Empfindungen und nicht Anschauungen“ seien. - Den Farben der Wirklichkeit und den Farben der bildenden Kunst stehen die Farbwörter und die meist metaphorischen Farben in Sprache und Literatur gegenüber. Die um 1800 geführte Diskussion über subjektive/objektive Wahrnehmung wird auch im Wandel von Newtons ›physikalischem‹ zum ›physiologischen‹ Farbverständnis deutlich. Das neunte Kolloquium der Internationalen Arnim-Gesellschaft hat die naturwissenschaftlich-physiologische, die ästhetische und symbolische Funktion und Bedeutung der Farben der Romantik erstmals in ihrem Zusammenhang untersucht und ist zudem dem Verhältnis von „Farben und Wörtern“ (Jacques Le Rider) im Kontext der Diskussion von Gefühl und Empfindung nachgegangen.

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