The Eyre Affair

Download The Eyre Affair PDF

Author :
Publisher : Penguin Books
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105114262582
Pages : 388 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.F/5 ( users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review The Eyre Affair :

Download or read book The Eyre Affair written by Jasper Fforde and published by Penguin Books. This book was released on 2003-02-25 with total page 388 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In a world where one can literally get lost in literature, Thursday Next, a Special Operative in literary detection, tries to stop the world's Third Most Wanted criminal from kidnapping characters, including Jane Eyre, from works of literature.

The Eyre Affair

Download The Eyre Affair PDF

Author :
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9781844569199
Pages : 300 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.8/5 (445 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review The Eyre Affair :

Download or read book The Eyre Affair written by Jasper Fforde and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2009-05-01 with total page 300 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The first book in the phenomenally successful Thursday Next series, from Number One bestselling author Jasper Fforde. 'Always ridiculous, often hilarious ... blink and you miss a vital narrative leap. There are shades of Douglas Adams, Lewis Carroll, 'Clockwork Orange' and '1984'. And that's just for starters' - Time Out Meet Thursday Next, literary detective without equal, fear or boyfriend. There is another 1985, where London's criminal gangs have moved into the lucrative literary market, and Thursday Next is on the trail of the new crime wave's MR Big. Acheron Hades has been kidnapping certain characters from works of fiction and holding them to ransom. Jane Eyre is gone. Missing. Thursday sets out to find a way into the book to repair the damage. But solving crimes against literature isn't easy when you also have to find time to halt the Crimean War, persuade the man you love to marry you, and figure out who really wrote Shakespeare's plays. Perhaps today just isn't going to be Thursday's day. Join her on a truly breathtaking adventure, and find out for yourself. Fiction will never be the same again ...

The Thursday Next Collection 1-3

Download The Thursday Next Collection 1-3 PDF

Author :
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9781444763195
Pages : 1152 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.4/5 (447 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review The Thursday Next Collection 1-3 :

Download or read book The Thursday Next Collection 1-3 written by Jasper Fforde and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2013-06-06 with total page 1152 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The first three novels in Number One bestselling author Jasper Fforde's Thursday Next series, following the adventures of Swindon's favourite literary detective: THE EYRE AFFAIR, LOST IN A GOOD BOOK and THE WELL OF LOST PLOTS.

The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Blends

Download The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Blends PDF

Author :
Publisher : American Library Association
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9780838912560
Pages : 232 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.8/5 (389 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Blends :

Download or read book The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Blends written by Megan M. McArdle and published by American Library Association. This book was released on 2014-09-24 with total page 232 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Genre fiction has always been a complex mixture of themes and elements. The increasing popularity of “genre blends,” or fiction that straddles the traditional labels, means greater pleasure for readers but a greater challenge for readers’ advisory. In this informative and entertaining book McArdle gets library staff up to speed on these engaging titles, showing how such crossover fiction appeals to fanbases of multiple genres. Complete with booklists, summaries, read-alikes, and thorough indexes, this guide Covers suspense, fantasy, historical fiction, horror, mystery, romance, and science fiction, as well as non-genre titles that don’t neatly fit into any categoriesOffers guidance for shelving, displaying, and marketing genre blendsShows how to make the most of online discovery tools in cataloging these titlesIncludes “Blend MVPs,” a section spotlighting several popular authors who regularly move between genres, and a useful bibliography of additional resources Providing a unique look at how common genres are often combined, this guide will open up new worlds of fiction to readers’ advisors and those whom they serve.

A Thursday Next Digital Collection: Novels 1-5

Download A Thursday Next Digital Collection: Novels 1-5 PDF

Author :
Publisher : Penguin
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9781101525081
Pages : 198 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.1/5 (15 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review A Thursday Next Digital Collection: Novels 1-5 :

Download or read book A Thursday Next Digital Collection: Novels 1-5 written by Jasper Fforde and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2011-03-08 with total page 198 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A Thursday Next Digital Collection: Novels 1–5 Fall into the world of Thursday Next with the first five novels in the New York Times bestselling series featuring the renowned Special Operative in literary detection who is “part Bridget Jones, part Nancy Drew, and part Dirty Harry” (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times).

A Breath of Fresh Eyre

Download A Breath of Fresh Eyre PDF

Author :
Publisher : BRILL
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9789401204477
Pages : 418 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.4/5 (12 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review A Breath of Fresh Eyre :

Download or read book A Breath of Fresh Eyre written by and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2007-01-01 with total page 418 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ever since its publication in 1847 Jane Eyre – one of the most popular English novels of all time – has fascinated scholars and a wide reading public alike and has proved a source of inspiration to successive generations of creative writers and artists. There is hardly any other hypotext that has been re-worked in so many adaptations for stage and screen, has inspired so many painters and musicians, and has been so often imitated, re-written, parodied or extended by prequels and sequels. New versions in turn refer to and revise older rewritings or take up suggestions from Brontë scholarship, creating a dense intertextual web. The essays collected in this volume do justice to the variety of media involved in the Jane Eyre reworkings, by covering narrative, visual and stage adaptations, including an adaptor’s perspective. Contributions review a diverse range of works, from postcolonial revision to postmodern fantasy, from imaginary after-lives to science fiction, from plays and Hollywood movies to opera, from lithographs and illustrated editions to comics and graphic novels. The volume thus offers a comprehensive collection of reworkings that also takes into account recent novels, plays and works of art that were published after Patsy Stoneman’s seminal 1996 study on Brontë Transformations.

PLA Bulletin

Download PLA Bulletin PDF

Author :
Publisher :
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015064838298
Pages : 196 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.3/5 (91 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review PLA Bulletin :

Download or read book PLA Bulletin written by Pennsylvania Library Association and published by . This book was released on 2004 with total page 196 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

The Storyworld Accord

Download The Storyworld Accord PDF

Author :
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9780803280786
Pages : 320 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.8/5 (32 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review The Storyworld Accord :

Download or read book The Storyworld Accord written by Erin James and published by U of Nebraska Press. This book was released on 2015-07-01 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Storyworlds,” mental models of context and environment within which characters function, is a concept used to describe what happens in narrative. Narratologists agree that the concept of storyworlds best captures the ecology of narrative interpretation by allowing a fuller appreciation of the organization of both space and time, by recognizing reading as a process that encourages readers to compare the world of a text to other possible worlds, and by highlighting the power of narrative to immerse readers in new and unfamiliar environments. Focusing on the work of writers from Trinidad and Nigeria, such as Sam Selvon and Ben Okri, The Storyworld Accord investigates and compares the storyworlds of nonrealist and postmodern postcolonial texts to show how such narratives grapple with the often-collapsed concerns of subjectivity, representation, and environment, bringing together these narratological and ecocritical concerns via a mode that Erin James calls econarratology. Arguing that postcolonial ecocriticism, like ecocritical studies, has tended to neglect imaginative representations of the environment in postcolonial literatures, James suggests that readings of storyworlds in postcolonial texts helps narrative theorists and ecocritics better consider the ways in which culture, ideologies, and social and environmental issues are articulated in narrative forms and structures, while also helping postcolonial scholars more fully consider the environment alongside issues of political subjectivity and sovereignty.

The Canonical Debate Today

Download The Canonical Debate Today PDF

Author :
Publisher : Rodopi
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9789042032828
Pages : 355 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.0/5 (42 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review The Canonical Debate Today :

Download or read book The Canonical Debate Today written by Liviu Papadima and published by Rodopi. This book was released on 2011-03-10 with total page 355 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Canonical Debate Today. Crossing Disciplinary and Cultural Boundaries re-enacts the canonical issues current in the ’90s from a new perspective, triggered by the changes that occurred worldwide in understanding the concepts and the status of theory, in the legacy of literary studies within the field of humanities, and in cultural production and reception. During the last decade discussions of globalization mostly took into account its impact on the status of academic disciplines such as comparative literature or cultural studies, or the reconfiguration of national literary fields. These debates do not dispense with canonicity altogether but make it more urgent and necessary. Canons seen as sets of norms or regulatory practices are central to the formation of disciplines, to the recognition and transmission of values, even to the articulation of discourses on identity on various levels. The three sections of the volume deal with three interrelated subjects: theories and applicable contexts of the canon (Canons and Contexts); recent transformations in the area of literary studies in response to the task of canon formation (Reshaping Literary Studies); and the challenges brought to the understanding of the canon(s) by the current process of re-defining literary and cultural boundaries (Transgressing Literary and Cultural Boundaries). This volume will appeal to researchers, teachers, and students of cultural studies, comparative literature, and literary theory.

Understanding Metalepsis

Download Understanding Metalepsis PDF

Author :
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9783110516920
Pages : 298 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.1/5 (15 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review Understanding Metalepsis :

Download or read book Understanding Metalepsis written by Julian Hanebeck and published by Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG. This book was released on 2017-02-20 with total page 298 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Understanding Metalepsis provides a state-of-the-art overview of the narratological concept of metalepsis and develops new ways of investigating the forms and functions of metaleptic narratives. Informed by a hermeneutic perspective, this study offers not only an account of the complexities that characterize the process of understanding metaleptic phenomena, but also metatheoretical insights into the hermeneutics of narratology.

Minor Characters Have Their Day

Download Minor Characters Have Their Day PDF

Author :
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9780231542401
Pages : 304 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.2/5 (315 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review Minor Characters Have Their Day :

Download or read book Minor Characters Have Their Day written by Jeremy Rosen and published by Columbia University Press. This book was released on 2016-10-04 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: How do genres develop? In what ways do they reflect changing political and cultural trends? What do they tell us about the motivations of publishers and readers? Combining close readings and formal analysis with a sociology of literary institutions and markets, Minor Characters Have Their Day offers a compelling new approach to genre study and contemporary fiction. Focusing on the booming genre of books that transform minor characters from canonical literary texts into the protagonists of new works, Jeremy Rosen makes broader claims about the state of contemporary fiction, the strategies of the publishing industry over recent decades, and the function of literary characters. Rosen traces the recent surge in "minor-character elaboration" to the late 1960s and works such as Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea and Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. These early examples often recover the voices of marginalized individuals and groups. As the genre has exploded between the 1980s and the present, with novels about Ahab's wife, Huck Finn's father, and Mr. Dalloway, it has begun to embody the neoliberal commitments of subjective experience, individual expression, and agency. Eventually, large-scale publishers capitalized on the genre as a way to appeal to educated audiences aware of the prestige of the classics and to draw in identity-based niche markets. Rosen's conclusion ties the understudied evolution of minor-character elaboration to the theory of literary character.

The Literature of Reconstruction

Download The Literature of Reconstruction PDF

Author :
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9781501306181
Pages : 224 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.5/5 (13 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review The Literature of Reconstruction :

Download or read book The Literature of Reconstruction written by Wolfgang Funk and published by Bloomsbury Publishing USA. This book was released on 2015-09-24 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Winner of the 2016 ESSE Junior Scholar Book Award in Literatures in the English Language The Literature of Reconstruction argues for the term and concept of 'postmillennial reconstruction' to fill the gap left by the decline of postmodernism and deconstruction as useful cultural and literary categories. Wolfgang Funk shows how this notion emerges from the theoretical and philosophical development that led to the demise of postmodernism by relating it to the idea of 'authenticity': immediate experience that eludes direct representation. In addition, he provides a clear formal framework with which to identify and classify the features of 'reconstructive literature' by updating the narratological category of 'metafiction', originally established in the 1980s. Based on Werner Wolf's observation of a 'metareferential turn' in contemporary arts and media, he illustrates how the specific use of metareference results in a renegotiation of the specific patterns of literary communication and claims that this renegotiation can be profitably described with the concept of 'reconstruction'. To substantiate this claim, in the second half of the book Funk discusses narrative texts that illustrate this transition from postmodern deconstruction to postmillennial reconstruction. The analyses take in distinguished and prize-winning writers such as Dave Eggers, Julian Barnes, Jennifer Egan and Jasper Fforde. The broad scope of authors, featuring writers from the US as well as the UK, underlines the fact that the reconstructive tendencies and strategies Funk diagnoses are of universal significance for the intellectual and cultural self-image of the global North.

Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults

Download Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults PDF

Author :
Publisher : Libraries Unltd Incorporated
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015061459809
Pages : 1216 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.3/5 (91 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults :

Download or read book Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults written by Ruth Nadelman Lynn and published by Libraries Unltd Incorporated. This book was released on 2005 with total page 1216 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Offers brief descriptions of more than 7,500 works of fantasy arranged by themes, including animal, time travel, witchcraft, sorcery, ghost, and humor.

Worlds So Strange and Diverse

Download Worlds So Strange and Diverse PDF

Author :
Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9781443875264
Pages : 220 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.4/5 (438 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review Worlds So Strange and Diverse :

Download or read book Worlds So Strange and Diverse written by Grzegorz Trębicki and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2015-02-05 with total page 220 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book represents an analysis of contemporary fantasy (non-mimetic) literature in all its richness and diversity, and offers a preliminary definition of the major fields of taxonomical interest, in addition to marking some of the unmapped territories of “fantastic” fiction. In its first part, the book presents an overview of all major previous theoretical discussions of the issue, particularly those by Tzvetan Todorov, Rosemary Jackson, Darko Suvin, Brian Attebery, Marek Oziewicz and Farah Mendlesohn. The second part of the book provides an interesting comprehensive taxonomy of its own, based on the notion of supragenological types of literature, first introduced by Andrzej Zgorzelski.

Canadian Curriculum Studies

Download Canadian Curriculum Studies PDF

Author :
Publisher : Canadian Scholars
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9781773380551
Pages : 356 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.7/5 (733 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review Canadian Curriculum Studies :

Download or read book Canadian Curriculum Studies written by Erika Hasebe-Ludt and published by Canadian Scholars. This book was released on 2018-06-19 with total page 356 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This timely edited collection asks bold and urgent questions about the complexity, culture, and character of curriculum studies in Canada. Featuring 30 original chapters and 21 short invocations, this volume includes works by both established and new scholars, illustrating the wide range of cutting-edge writing in this area. Weaving together personal essays, poetry, life writing, and other arts-based inquiry modes, Canadian Curriculum Studies highlights the creative, performative, interactive, and imaginative nature of this field. The contributors were asked to provoke conceptions and understandings of curriculum studies by examining their convictions, commitments, and challenges with/in this discipline. By bringing together diverse indigenous and non-indigenous scholarship, the editors invoke the concept of métissage, which is finding a growing resonance both in Canada and abroad. Exploring the idea of curriculum studies as an interdisciplinary field across transnational contexts, this rich text is well-suited to senior undergraduate and graduate courses in curriculum studies and qualitative educational research.

Metalepsis in Popular Culture

Download Metalepsis in Popular Culture PDF

Author :
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : 9783110252804
Pages : 294 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.1/5 (12 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review Metalepsis in Popular Culture :

Download or read book Metalepsis in Popular Culture written by Karin Kukkonen and published by Walter de Gruyter. This book was released on 2011-05-04 with total page 294 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When readers become victims of the murder mysteries they are immersed in, when superheroes embark on a quest to challenge their authors or when the fictional rock band Gorillaz flirt with Madonna during their performance, then metalepsis in popular culture occurs. Metalepsis describes the transgression of the boundary between the fictional world and (a representation of) the real world. This volume establishes a transmedial definition of metalepsis and explores the phenomenon in twelve case studies across media and genres of popular culture: from film, TV series, animated cartoons, graphic novels and popular fiction to pop music, music videos, holographic projections and fan cultures. Narrative studies have considered metalepsis so far largely as a phenomenon of postmodern or avant-garde literature. Metalepsis in Popular Culture investigates metalepsis’ ties to the popular and traces its transmedial importance through a wealth of examples from the turn of the 20th century to this day. The articles also address larger issues such as readerly immersion, the appeal of complexity in popular culture, or the negotiation of fiction and reality in media, and invite readers to rethink these issues through the prism of metalepsis.

Kliatt Young Adult Paperback Book Guide

Download Kliatt Young Adult Paperback Book Guide PDF

Author :
Publisher :
Release Date :
Language : EN, FR, GB
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015063397346
Pages : 394 pages
File : PDF, EPUB, or MOBI
Rating : 4.3/5 (91 users download)


GO BOOK!


Summary Book Review Kliatt Young Adult Paperback Book Guide :

Download or read book Kliatt Young Adult Paperback Book Guide written by and published by . This book was released on 2005 with total page 394 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: