Frederick Douglass and the Philosophy of Religion: An Interpretation of Narrative, Art, and Politics addresses Douglass's narrative method and the reformed epistemology of analytic theism within the context of incarnational theology. Timothy J. Golden argues that in this context, Douglass's use of narrative maintains a robust moral, social, and ......
Building on aesthetic, sociological, and literary theories, the author focuses on a selection of novelists from the early 1800s to the early 1900s and their contribution to the sociological imagination. Throughout the text, the book considers these "stories that are telling" in light of social issues today.
Editions, Translations, and (Trans)National Canons
This book examines the processes of editing and anthologizing as innovative contributions to the field of literary culture, analyzing how single-author editions and multi-author anthologies have created distinct reputations for Edgar Allan Poe. The book explores how Poe's editors, anthologizers, and translators continue to shape his global images.
Women's Human Rights in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture sheds light on women's rights advancements in the nineteenth century and early twentieth-century through explorations of literature and culture from this time period.
This book studies the development of expressions of female adolescent sexuality in the United States from 1850 to 1965. It suggests that during this time, adolescent girls went from being perceived as innocent, asexual beings to beings that were considered primarily sexual in nature.
Washington Irving's Critique of American Culture argues that Irving offers not only a critique of a culture losing rootedness, but also positive multi-cultural vision of world citizenship in the new Republic. American Romantic art contemporary to Irving sheds light on his critique and positive vision of what America could be.
Post-Apartheid Gothic: White South African Writers and Space analyses the representation of space in recent works by South African writers. By combining analytical tools borrowed from Gothic studies with geocritical and postcolonial approaches, the author tries to assess and understand the literary mechanisms utilized by Damon Galgut, Henrietta ......