Tunnel Of Stone

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Tunnel Of Stone by Annette M. Magid


Original Title: Tunnel Of Stone

These poems offer clear observations of people and places. Annette M. Magid provides insights into relationships with a keen eye for detail and an attentive ear to the rhythm of everyday occurrences, offering a refreshing view of human nature.

You Are What You Eat

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Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443814687
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You Are What You Eat by Annette M. Magid


Original Title: You Are What You Eat

You are What You Eat: Literary Probes into the Palate offers tantalizing essays immersed in the culture of food, expanded across genres, disciplines, and time. The entire collection of You Are What You Eat includes a diversity of approaches and foci from multicultural, national and international scholars and has a broad spectrum of subjects including: feminist theory, domesticity, children, film, cultural history, patriarchal gender ideology, mothering ideology, queer theory, politics, and poetry. Essays include studies of food-related works by John Milton, Emily Dickinson, Fay Weldon, Kenneth Grahame, Roald Dahl, Shel Silverstein, J. K. Rowling, Mother Goose, John Updike, Maxine Hong Kingston, Alice Walker, Amy Tan, Louise Erdrich, Amanda Hesser, Julie Powell, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Martin Scorsese, Bob Giraldi, Clarice Lispector, José Antônio Garcia, Fran Ross, and Gish Hen. The topic addresses a range of interests appealing to diverse audiences, expanding from college students to food enthusiasts and scholars.

Wilde S Wiles

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ISBN: 1443865974
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Wilde S Wiles by Annette M. Magid


Original Title: Wilde S Wiles

Wilde’s Wiles: Studies of the Influences on Oscar Wilde and His Enduring Influences in the Twenty-First Century is a collection of essays which celebrates the diversity of Oscar Wilde’s genius. This unique collection of scholarship explores not only his influence on a broad spectrum of subjects including: aesthetics, children’s literature, women’s issues, consumer economics, queer theory, politics, theater, film, poetry, Victorianism and other aspects of culture such as pedagogical approaches to Wilde’s literature, but it also examines the influence of his family and friends on him. Wilde’s Wiles: Studies of the Influences on Oscar Wilde and His Enduring Influences in the Twenty-First Century includes a wide range of approaches and concentrations written by international experts and has a broad spectrum of subjects which will appeal to a diversity of scholars seeking original and alternative approaches to understanding Oscar Wilde. The multiplicity of interest in the topic of Oscar Wilde expands across genres, disciplines, cultures and time, this being the second century of Wilde scholarship since his untimely death in November 1900 preceding the fin-de siècle. The unique, multi-discipline approach of Wilde’s Wiles is organized in three sections: “Aesthetic Approaches,” “Friends and Family,” and “Performance and Pedagogy” and bridges philosophical, sociological, psychological, economic and literary disciplines.

Quintessential Wilde

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Author: Annette M. Magid
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Quintessential Wilde by Annette M. Magid


Original Title: Quintessential Wilde

This volume presents interpretive essays utilizing a variety of approaches to honor the 160th anniversary of Oscar Wilde’s birth, celebrating the writer’s genius. This unique collection of scholarship explores a broad spectrum of subjects, including his travels, sexuality, children’s literature, jail writings, novel, poetry, individualism, masks, homosexuality, influence on others, and morality. It offers historical, biographical, psychological and sociological perspectives written by international experts and features a broad spectrum of subjects which will appeal to a range of scholars seeking original and alternative approaches to understanding Oscar Wilde, his aesthetics and his influence in a variety of genres in the twenty-first century. The multiplicity of interest in the writer expands across genres, disciplines, cultures and time. Quintessential Wilde examines his intellectual strength in “His Worldly Place,” analyzes his ingenious thoughts in “His Penetrating Philosophy,” and recounts his enduring place in “His Influential Aestheticism.”

Apocalyptic Projections

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Original Title: Apocalyptic Projections

Apocalyptic Projections have been pondered since Biblical times. Theories abounded in an attempt to prepare for calamity and plan for the future. Worldwide concern regarding a twenty-first century apocalypse, related to the 2012 Mayan Apocalyptic prediction, sparked renewed interest. Even though the concept of apocalypse evokes images of total oblivion, threads of possibility and redemption offer a potential fabric of hope. The majority of the papers included in Apocalyptic Projections were p ...

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