Art and Artifact in Jane Austen's Novels and Early Writings

Jane Austen distinguished herself with genius in literature, but she was immersed in all of the arts. Austen loved dancing, played the piano proficiently, meticulously transcribed piano scores, attended concerts and art exhibits, read broadly, wrote poems, sat for portraits by her sister Cassandra, and performed in theatricals. For her, art functioned as a social […]

Editor(s):
Anna Battigelli
Hardback ISBN:
978-1-64453-174-7
Hardback Release:
March 2020
Paperback ISBN:
978-1-64453-175-4
Paperback Release:
March 2020
Series:
Search Results

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Grant Wood's Secrets

Incorporating copious archival research and original close readings of American artist Grant Wood’s iconic as well as lesser-known works, Grant Wood’s Secrets reveals how his sometimes anguished psychology was shaped by his close relationship with his mother and how he channeled his lifelong oedipal guilt into his art. Presenting Wood’s abortive autobiography “Return from Bohemia” for the […]

Author:
Sue Taylor
Hardback ISBN:
978-1-64453-165-5
Hardback Release:
March 2020

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Hostile Humor in Renaissance France

In sixteenth-century France, the level of jokes, irony, and ridicule found in pamphlets and plays became aggressively hostile. In Hostile Humor in Renaissance France, Bruce Hayes investigates this period leading up to the French Wars of Religion, when a deliberately harmful and destructive form of satire appeared. This study examines both pamphlets and plays to […]

Author:
Bruce Hayes
Hardback ISBN:
978-1-64453-177-8
Hardback Release:
April 2020
Paperback ISBN:
978-1-64453-178-5
Paperback Release:
April 2020

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Milton Among Spaniards

Firmly grounded in literary studies but drawing on religious studies, translation studies, drama, and visual art, Milton Among Spaniards is the first book-length exploration of the afterlife of John Milton in Spanish culture, illuminating underexamined Anglo-Hispanic cultural relations. This study calls attention to a series of powerful engagements by Spaniards with Milton’s works and legend, […]

Author:
Angelica Duran
Hardback ISBN:
978-1-64453-171-6
Hardback Release:
March 2020
Paperback ISBN:
978-1-64453-172-3
Paperback Release:
March 2020
Series:
The Early Modern Exchange

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