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Proust in Love

Proust in Love

William C. Carter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108125
eISBN:
9780300134889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108125.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book portrays Marcel Proust's amorous adventures and misadventures from adolescence through his adult years, supplying where appropriate Proust's own sensitive, intelligent, and often ... More

Reading Godot

Reading Godot

Lois Gordon

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092868
eISBN:
9780300132021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092868.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Waiting for Godot has been acclaimed as the greatest play of the twentieth century. It is also the most elusive: two lifelong friends sing, dance, laugh, weep, and question their fate on a road that ... More

The Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past

The Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past

Anthony Welch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178869
eISBN:
9780300188998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178869.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book offers a close survey of the changing audiences, modes of reading, and cultural expectations that shaped epic writing in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. According to the book, the ... More

The Romances of Chretien de Troyes

The Romances of Chretien de Troyes

Joseph J. Duggan

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083576
eISBN:
9780300133707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083576.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Twelfth-century French poet Chretien de Troyes was one of the most influential figures in Western literature, for his romantic poems on the legend of King Arthur gave rise to a tradition of ... More

Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy

Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy

Joseph Luzzi

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123555
eISBN:
9780300151787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book explores Italian Romanticism and the modern myth of Italy. Ranging across European and international borders, the book examines the metaphors, facts, and fictions about Italy that were born ... More

Romantic ReadersThe Evidence of Marginalia

Romantic Readers: The Evidence of Marginalia

H. J. Jackson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300107852
eISBN:
9780300129496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300107852.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

When readers jot down notes in their books, they reveal something of themselves—what they believe, what amuses or annoys them, what they have read before. But a close examination of marginalia also ... More

Sacred RealismReligion and the Imagination in Modern Spanish Narrative

Sacred Realism: Religion and the Imagination in Modern Spanish Narrative

Noel Valis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300152340
eISBN:
9780300152357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300152340.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book re-examines the role of Catholicism in the modern Spanish novel. While other studies of fiction and faith have focused largely on religious themes, this book views the religious impulse as ... More

Selected Writings of Girolamo SavonarolaReligion and Politics, 1490-1498

Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Religion and Politics, 1490-1498

Girolamo Savonarola

Donald Beebe and Anne Borelli (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103267
eISBN:
9780300129045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103267.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Five hundred years after his death at the stake, Girolamo Savonarola remains one of the most fascinating figures of the Italian Renaissance. This collection includes translations of his sermons and ... More

Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Millicent Bell

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092554
eISBN:
9780300127201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092554.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Readers of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies have long noted the absence of readily explainable motivations for some of Shakespeare's greatest characters: Why does Hamlet delay his revenge for so ... More

Sin and EvilMoral Values in Literature

Sin and Evil: Moral Values in Literature

Ronald Paulson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120141
eISBN:
9780300135206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120141.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The confusion of sin and evil, or religious and moral transgression, is the subject of this book. It calls attention to the important distinction between sin and evil that in our times is largely ... More

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