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Kindred VoicesA Literary History of Medieval Anatolia

Kindred Voices: A Literary History of Medieval Anatolia

Michael Pifer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300250398
eISBN:
9780300258653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300250398.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

By the mid-thirteenth century, Anatolia had become a region of stunning cultural diversity, home not only to Armenians and Greeks but also to Persians, Turks, Arabs, Mongols, Jews, and ... More

Sodom and GomorrahIn Search of Lost Time, Volume 4

Sodom and Gomorrah: In Search of Lost Time, Volume 4

Marcel Proust

William C. Carter (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300186208
eISBN:
9780300189636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186208.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Marcel Proust's monumental seven-part novel In Search of Lost Time is considered by many to be the greatest novel of the twentieth century. The fourth volume, Sodom and Gomorrah, is notable for its ... More

Magnum OpusThe Cycle Plays of Eugene O'Neill

Magnum Opus: The Cycle Plays of Eugene O'Neill

Zander Brietzke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248470
eISBN:
9780300258301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248470.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Magnum Opus offers an original and provocative analysis of Eugene O'Neill's unfinished cycle play project. From 1935 to 1939, Eugene O'Neill worked on a series of plays that would trace the history ... More

Vagrant FiguresLaw, Literature, and the Origins of the Police

Vagrant Figures: Law, Literature, and the Origins of the Police

Sal Nicolazzo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300241310
eISBN:
9780300255706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241310.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book, demonstrating the important role of eighteenth-century literary treatments of policing and vagrancy, offers a prehistory of police legitimacy in a period that predates the establishment of ... More

Hamlet's ChoiceReligion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies

Hamlet's Choice: Religion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies

Peter Lake

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300247817
eISBN:
9780300256703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247817.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This incisive book reveals how in Titus Andronicus and Hamlet, Shakespeare worked through a range of Tudor anxieties, including concerns about the nature of justice, resistance, and salvation. In ... More

The Promise of the SuburbsA Victorian History in Literature and Culture

The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Sarah Bilston

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

When did the suburbs gain their reputation as places of dullness and sterility? This book traces the origins of such suburban stereotypes back to the 1820s, the earliest decade of suburban growth, ... More

Itch, Clap, PoxVenereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination

Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination

Noelle Gallagher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300217056
eISBN:
9780300240764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217056.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In eighteenth-century Britain, venereal disease was everywhere and nowhere: while physicians and commentators believed the condition to be widespread, it remained shrouded in secrecy, and was often ... More

The Politics of ParodyA Literary History of Caricature, 1760-1830

The Politics of Parody: A Literary History of Caricature, 1760-1830

David Francis Taylor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300223750
eISBN:
9780300235593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223750.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores how the works of William Shakespeare, John Milton, Jonathan Swift, and others were taken up by caricaturists as a means of helping the eighteenth-century British public make sense ... More

The Elusive BrainLiterary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience

The Elusive Brain: Literary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience

Jason Tougaw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221176
eISBN:
9780300235609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221176.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Elusive Brain is the first comprehensive survey of contemporary literature’s engagement with neuroscience. Jason Tougaw analyzes the works of contemporary writers—including Oliver Sacks, Temple ... More

The Other Middle EastAn Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature

The Other Middle East: An Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature

Franck Salameh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300204445
eISBN:
9780300231816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204445.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is an original collection of Middle Eastern literature (Levantine literature). It offers a glimpse into a contemporary Middle East that defies common Western misconceptions and prejudices. ... More

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