On Histories and Stories

On Histories and Stories
Author : Antonia Susan Byatt
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Total Pages : 196
Release : 2001
ISBN 10 : 0674004515
ISBN 13 : 9780674004511
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

On Histories and Stories Book Description:

The interplay between fiction and history forms the core of Byatt's essays as she explores historical storytelling and the translation of historical fact into fiction.

On Histories And Stories
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: A S Byatt
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-22 - Publisher: Random House

In her powerful opening essays - 'Fathers', 'Forefathers' and 'Ancestors' - A. S. Byatt considers the renaissance of the historical novel and discusses particularly the novel of wartime experience; the surprising variety of distant pasts that British writers have invented; and the new 'Darwinian novel'. These afford new readings of
Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Colleen M. Conway
Categories: Bible
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-31 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In the Hebrew Bible, Judges 4-5 tells the lurid story of the heroic figure of Jael, a woman who seduces the Canaanite general Sisera and then nails his head to the ground with a tent-peg, thus saving Israel from the troops of King Sabin. This gruesome tale has long intrigued
Discourses and Narrations in the Biosciences
Language: en
Pages: 299
Authors: Brian Hurwitz, Paola Spinozzi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: V&R unipress GmbH

Discourses and Narrations in the Biosciences investigates the forms of writing in which scientific claims are formulated and announced. Argumentative strategies, compositional rules, and figurative expressions in communication and narrativization of scientific knowledge are the focus of interdisciplinary contributions by humanities and science scholars. The first part of the book,
A.S. Byatt and the Heliotropic Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jane Campbell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-05-26 - Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

A.S. Byatt’s novel Possession: A Romance attracted international acclaim in 1990, winning both the Booker Prize and the Irish Times/Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize. In her long and eminent career, Byatt has steadily published both fiction and non-fiction, the latest of which has not, until now, been given full critical
Crime and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: René Lévy, Amy Gilman Srebnick
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Scholarly interest in the history of crime has grown dramatically in recent years and, because scholars associated with this work have relied on a broad social definition of crime which includes acts that are against the law as well as acts of social banditry and political rebellion, crime history has