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- DescriptionVenice holds a unique place in literary and cultural history. Barnes looks at the themes of war, occupation, resistance and fascism to see how the political background has affected the literary works that have come out of this great city. He focuses on key British and American writers, including Byron, Ruskin, Pound and Eliot.
- Author BiographyDavid Barnes is Departmental Lecturer in English at Sommerville College, Oxford, where his research and teaching interests cover a range of literature from the period 1800 to the present, particularly on the ways modern writers present their work in relation to place, environment and nation. His essays and reviews have appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, Times Higher Education and The Guardian. He is a published poet and short fiction writer. This is his first sole-authored book.
- Author(s)David Barnes
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication01/12/2014
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd
- Content Note5 black & white illustrations
- Weight494 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine23 mm
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