Publisher: Universitätsverlag Winter (July 1, 2013)
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Treasure and treasure looking are massive issues in literature and tradition, but have to this point now not bought a lot sustained and coherent educational curiosity. the current selection of essays ways treasure and treasure hunts in literature and tradition from the Renaissance to the current. It asks questions on the criminal, social, and cultural position of treasure, in particular in reference to its hyperlinks with gender and sexuality. The essays of the gathering take care of Renaissance records and their depiction of criminal struggles over treasure, Romantic conceptions of the self as treasure, American nineteenth-century perspectives of treasure, decadent treasure hunters in British and German literature, the hyperlink among imperial and family treasures in Victorian fiction, the emptying of treasure in Modernist fiction, intertextual and intermedial makes use of of treasure in opera and fiction, the treasuring of identification within the context of race in sleek American writing, nature as treasure in ecocritical modern fiction, and AIDS drugs as treasure in present-day South Africa.