Literature and history
- Author:White, Hayden V.Summary:
- The blind bookkeeper (or why homer must be blind) / lLe comptable aveugle (l'incontournable cécité d'Homère)Author:Manguel, AlbertoSummary:
In 1943, Northrop Frye wrote a paper, left unfinished, on "the state of the world." His ideas of what to expect after the end of the war and the role that literature might play in a time of peace, are the starting point for a meditation...
- Author:Davis, Mike LeeSummary:
Through a careful examination of the work of the canonical nineteenth-century novelists, Mike Davis traces conspiracies and conspiratorial fantasy from one narrative site to another.
- Author:Reagin, Nancy RuthSummary:
Harry Potter lives in a world that is both magical and historical. Hogwarts pupils ride an old-fashioned steam train to school, notes are taken on parchment with quill pens, and Muggle legends come to life in the form of werewolves,...
- Author:Morrison, KatherineSummary:
On a 300-year journey through the historical, political and sociological milieux of Canada and the United States, Morrison examines national views of the past, nature, place and home, religion, violence and the law, humor and satire,...