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Paperback. Jon Stallworthy has here selected some of the most moving, funny, shameless, and erotic love poems in history. Representing the work of more than 190 poets, he offers a comprehensive history of love poetry through the ages. Editor(s): Stallworthy, Jon. Num Pages: 416 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 205 x 135 x 28. Weight in Grams: 446.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195042320
ISBN
9780195042320
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.31

Hardback. Exploring as to how a sense of being 'a Christian', or of 'Christian identity', was shaped within the setting of the Jewish and Graeco-Roman world, this work shows that, there were similarities and differences in the ways Jews and others were thinking about themselves, and asks what made early Christianity distinctive. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3D; DSBB; HBG; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 149 x 31. Weight in Grams: 630.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
Edition
1st edition
SKU
V9780199262892
ISBN
9780199262892
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 301.21

Hardback. Carol Harrison counters the assumption that Augustine of Hippo's (354-430) theology underwent a revolutionary transformation around the time he was consecrated Bishop in 396. Instead, she argues that there is a fundamental continuity in his thought and practice from the moment of his conversion in 386. Num Pages: 316 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DSBB; HRAB; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 163 x 23. Weight in Grams: 625.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
316
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199281664
ISBN
9780199281664
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 232.98

Paperback. Num Pages: 408 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 150 x 26. Weight in Grams: 558.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Publisher
University of Illinois Press
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252008078
ISBN
9780252008078
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 31.72

Paperback. Culture defines itself, its classes, its power structures, and its economy in terms of how it allows and encourages drugs to circulate. "Madame Bovary" takes up the problems of drugs and addiction in numerous ways. This title unpacks and presents as examples of the safe and unsafe. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBH; DSK; JFC; JFFH1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 176 x 237 x 10. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of Illinois Press United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252071904
ISBN
9780252071904
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 22.20

Hardback. Albert examines the strong impact jazz and the blues have had on fiction. The annotated listing of 400 novels, short stories and jazz fiction criticism will serve as a resource for those doing research in both music and literature. Series: Bibliographies & Indexes in World Literature. Num Pages: 136 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGJ; AVGK; DSB; GBCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 11. Weight in Grams: 370.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc United States
Edition
Annotated edition
Number of pages
136
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313289989
ISBN
9780313289989
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 26.29

Hardback. This text presents an advanced introduction to the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, focusing on the concepts of carnival, dialogism and historicism. It examines the impact of the historical context in the Soviet Union and to the importance of his own dialogic mode of discourse. Series: Contributions to the Study of World Literature. Num Pages: 200 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVU; 2AGR; DSA; DSBH; JPF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 459.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc United States
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313295263
ISBN
9780313295263
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 68.94

Paperback. The modern era in the theatre is remarkable for the extraordinary role and influence of theoretical practitioners, whose writings have shaped our sense of the possibilities and objectives of performance. This study offers a critical exploration of the theoretical writings of modern practitioners. Num Pages: 208 pages, biography. BIC Classification: ANC; DSBH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 143 x 220 x 12. Weight in Grams: 274.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333775424
ISBN
9780333775424
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 38.64

Paperback. * Popular, mainstream but academically rigorous biography of the millennium's most celebrated writer. Num Pages: 384 pages, Section: 16, Col/B&W. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2AB; BG; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 26. Weight in Grams: 316.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
382
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349112404
ISBN
9780349112404
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.99

Paperback. Masterly biography of Leigh Hunt - publisher, poet, critic and Republican, and the mentor of Keats and Shelley Num Pages: 448 pages, Section: 16, b/w. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 128 x 198 x 34. Weight in Grams: 364.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Abacus
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349117706
ISBN
9780349117706
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.99

Hardcover. The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Louisa May Alcott illuminates the world of Little Women and its author. Editor(s): Matteson, John. Series: The Annotated Books. Num Pages: 736 pages, Full color, 233 illustrations. BIC Classification: DSYC; FC; YFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 347 x 55. Weight in Grams: 2080.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
Annotated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393072198
ISBN
9780393072198
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 40.46

Paperback. The Norton Critical Edition of this hugely influential novel gives readers the fullest possible sense of its historical background and critical assessment. Editor(s): Sollors, Werner. Series: Norton Critical Editions. Num Pages: 576 pages, 24 photographs and illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK; FC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 209 x 131 x 31. Weight in Grams: 552.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393934144
ISBN
9780393934144
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 17.89

Paperback. The text of this 1902 novel is again that of the fully corrected and annotated reprint of the New York Edition (1909), together with James's preface and the two frontispieces he commissioned for the New York Edition of The Wings of the Dove. Series: Norton Critical Editions. Num Pages: 640 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DSBH; DSK; FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 213 x 132 x 35. Weight in Grams: 656.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393978810
ISBN
9780393978810
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 17.89

Paperback. Tracing the developing modernist aesthetic in the thought and writings of James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf, this book considers the cultural, social and personal influences upon the three writers. It explores the connections between their theories, and gives attention to their work on various aspects. Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 130 x 11. Weight in Grams: 198.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415285438
ISBN
9780415285438
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.16

Paperback. The only English translation to include the complete work - a must-have for all students of early Norse literature. Editor(s): Faulkes, Anthony. Num Pages: 288 pages, 32col.ill. BIC Classification: 2ACSC; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 136 x 22. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Everyman Paperback
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780460876162
ISBN
9780460876162
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.95

Paperback. The first English commentary on Plautus unabridged text" Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; AN; DSBB; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 525.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The University of Michigan Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780472036424
ISBN
9780472036424
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.76

Hardback. Editor(s): Ahlquist, Dale. Num Pages: 144 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 129 x 10. Weight in Grams: 166.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486481159
ISBN
9780486481159
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 8.99
€ 8.47

Hardback. Anita Loos (1888-1981) was one of Hollywood's most respected and prolific screenwriters, as well as an acclaimed novelist and playwright. This title collects film treatments, short stories, and one-act plays of her creative writing and showcases the breadth and depth of her talent. Editor(s): Beauchamp, Cari; Loos, Mary Anita. Num Pages: 322 pages, 26 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 2ABM; APF; DD; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 159 x 33. Weight in Grams: 642.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of California Press Berkeley
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
322
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520228948
ISBN
9780520228948
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 32.28

Paperback. This 1974 book was the first treatment in English of the poetry of Else Lasker-Schuler, a German-Jewish poet who died in exile in Jerusalem. Series: Anglica Germanica Series 2. Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 223 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 23. The Broken World. Series: Anglica Germanica Series 2. 176 pages. This 1974 book was the first treatment in English of the poetry of Else Lasker-Schuler, a German-Jewish poet who died in exile in Jerusalem. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBH; DSC. Dimension: 223 x 156 x 11. Weight: 258.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
Reissue
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521168366
ISBN
9780521168366
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.93

Paperback. This is the only systematic introduction to the full range of Searle's work. Editor(s): Smith, Barry. Series: Contemporary Philosophy in Focus. Num Pages: 306 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CF; DSA; HPCF; JM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 416.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521797047
ISBN
9780521797047
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.02

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