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7. Tolstoy’s art and devices

7. Tolstoy’s art and devices  

Liza Knapp

in Leo Tolstoy: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2019
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May 2019
eISBN: 
9780191851650
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198813934.003.0007
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chapter
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9780198813934
In criticism of Tolstoy’s work, many suggest that Tolstoy’s realism was at the expense of artistry or form, but ‘Tolstoy’s art and devices’ explains how Tolstoy used a variety of techniques ... More
8. The weight of glory

8. The weight of glory  

James Como

in C. S. Lewis: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2019
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Jan 2019
eISBN: 
9780191866890
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198828242.003.0008
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chapter
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9780198828242
‘The weight of glory’ discusses the varying responses to C. S. Lewis. His critics have often railed against him. Even some of his Christian colleagues found his apologetic militancy ... More
1. Metaphors of reading

1. Metaphors of reading  

Ben Hutchinson

in Comparative Literature: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191844911
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198807278.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198807278
‘Metaphors of reading’ asks—What is comparative literature? How does it differ from literature? And why and how does one become a comparatist? Almost every comparatist has a different idea ... More
5. The futures of comparative literature

5. The futures of comparative literature  

Ben Hutchinson

in Comparative Literature: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191844911
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198807278.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198807278
Comparative literature is both central and marginal to literary studies: central because it draws on almost every discipline in the Humanities; marginal because it is not tied to any single ... More
2. Practices and principles

2. Practices and principles  

Ben Hutchinson

in Comparative Literature: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191844911
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198807278.003.0002
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9780198807278
‘Practice and principles’ asks what it means to ‘do’ comparative literature. A number of basic principles can be identified as constitutive of comparative literature’s disciplinary practice ... More
Comparative Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Comparative Literature: A Very Short Introduction  

Ben Hutchinson

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191844911
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198807278.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198807278
Comparative literature is both the past and the future of literary studies. Its history is intimately linked to the political upheavals of modernity: from colonial empire-building in the ... More

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