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Literary Criticism

Literary Criticism
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A Preface to Paradise Lost

In Preface to Paradise Lost, C. S. Lewis presents an illuminating reflection on John Milton's Paradise Lost, the seminal classic that profoundly influenced Christian thought as well as Lewis's own work.
R 221,00 R 260,00

A Wreath for Udomo (Faber Editions)

Introduced by Petina Gappah, a lost classic by a radical black South African author: as exiled African activists in post-war London plot to revolutionise their native countries, idealism and tragedy collide when they return home as political leaders ...
R 212,50 R 250,00

A History of South African Literature : Part Two : The Period of Emancipation 1900 - 1930

Koch’s A History of South African Literature: Afrikaans Literature, Part 2 is an extensive and thorough study of the development of Afrikaans literature during the first three decades of the 20th century.
R 750,00

A Survey of South African Crime Fiction : Critical Analysis and Publishing History

Crime fiction continues to be a burgeoning literary category in post-apartheid South Africa, with more new authors, titles and themes emerging every year. This book is the first comprehensive survey of South African crime fiction. It provides an overview of this phenomenally successful literary category, and places it within its wider social and historical context.
R 195,00

A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War

The untold story of how the First World War shaped the lives, faith, and writings of J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. Giving an unabashedly Christian vision of hope in a world tortured by doubt and disillusionment, the two writers created works that changed the course of literature and shaped the faith of millions---now in paperback.
R 323,99 R 359,99

A history of South African literature

Literary history is a problematic and shifting discourse, especially in the multilingual, post-colonial South African situation.
R 645,00

"Coriolanus"

This Roman play is one of Shakespeare's last tragedies, best known for its political and military themes.The Introduction and commentary notes open up the language, themes and ideas in this complex yet richly rewarding play for the student and teacher.
R 148,75 R 175,00

Abantu Besizwe : Historical and biographical writings, 1902-1944

Samuel Edward Krune Mqhayi (1875-1945) was born in the Eastern Cape. He was educated formally at Lovedale, but absorbed the traditions of his people under his grandfather's uncle Nzanzana in rural Centane.
R 319,00

A New Generation of African Writers : Migration, Material Culture & Language

It is timely for the author to examine some of the extraordinary work which has recently appeared from authors who have grown up or passed their early adult years out of Africa. The Orange Prize for Fiction was awarded in London 2007 to Chimamanda Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun.
R 96,00

A Tale of Two Cities

As the the bicentennary of the French Revolution draws near, Dickens' historical novel serves as a timely reminder of nineteenth-century reactions to that great upheaval. Set between 1757 and 1793, A Tale of Two Cities views the causes and effects of the Revolution from an essentially private point of view, showing how private experience relates to public history. Dickens' characters are fictional, and their political activity is minimal, yet all are drawn towards the Paris of the Terror, and a
R 150,00

"The Threepenny Opera"

Authoritative student edition of Brecht's most performed play. A vicious satire on the bourgeois capitalist society of the Weimar Republic, but set in a mock Victorian Soho.This edition features a full commentary and study aids and is the definitive edition for students.
R 272,00 R 320,00

"King Richard II"

This annotated edition of "King Richard II" takes a fresh look at the first part of Shakespeare's second tetralogy of history plays, showing how it relates to the other plays in the sequence.
R 165,75 R 195,00