Books tagged: literary history and criticism

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Postmodernist Reality: Postmodernist Fiction, Realism, and the Representation of Reality
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,290. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Realism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory
This eloquent introduction to postmodernism explores how post-war British fiction reinvents and re-evaluates the literary conventions of Realism. By focusing on the modes postmodern Bristish novelists approach the relations between past and present, the elusiveness of history, and the distortions of memory, the author shows how Realism is extended to portray multiple realities.
Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Essay » Literature
Perilous and Fair includes seven classic articles as well as seven new examinations of women in Tolkien’s works and life. These fourteen articles bring together perspectives not only on Tolkien’s most commonly discussed female characters—Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien—but also on less studied figures such as Nienna, Yavanna, Shelob, and Arwen.