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Peter Mayer

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

 (1936– ) US publisher.

At Avon Books in the 1970s, Mayer launched the trade paperback as an alternative to mass-market paperbacks. He brought a more commercial outlook to Penguin...

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Canto VI – the Church’s mission to the Gentiles

Kathryn Walls.

in God's only daughter

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 11932 words.

Una’s time with the satyrs represents the Church’s mission to the gentiles as described in the book of Acts. The satyrs’ idolatry of Una and her ass echoes (i) that of the gentiles in their...

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Situationism

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A small, influential and highly politicized artistic movement founded in 1957, from the remnants of two previous Avant-garde groups, the Movement for an Imaginist Bauhaus (led by Asger...

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carnivalesque

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

Mikhail Bakhtin, a Russian linguist and literary critic writing in the first half of the 20th century, used this term to characterize writing that depicts the de-stabilization or reversal...

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Levi, Peter Chad Tigar (1931–2000), poet and scholar

Brigid Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1429 words.

Levi, Peter Chad Tigar (1931–2000), poet and scholar, was born at Wardington, Kingsend, Ruislip, Middlesex, on 16 May 1931, the younger son and the second of three children of Herbert Simon...