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Paperback. Good Irish short stories will always be a delight. In this selection by Frank O'Connor, himself a distinguished short-story writer, the richly varied Irish tradition of spinning a yarn is triumphantly displayed. Editor(s): O'Connor, Frank. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 260.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1978
Publisher
Oxford University Press, U.S.A.
Condition
New
Edition
Revised ed.
SKU
V9780192819185
ISBN
9780192819185
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.00
€ 10.33

Hardcover. 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

€ 262.69

Hardcover. 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

€ 203.36

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

€ 21.99
€ 21.72

Hardcover. 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
ABC-CLIO United States
Edition
Annotated edition
Number of pages
136
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313289989
ISBN
9780313289989
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.29

Hardcover. 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
ABC-CLIO United States
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313295263
ISBN
9780313295263
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 69.51

Paperback. This is an account of all the major movements in literary theory up to the late 1960s, with an international focus and particular emphasis on European thinkers. The principles of each theoretical position are explained in relation to preceding and succeeding positions. Num Pages: 318 pages, biography. BIC Classification: DSA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 139 x 19. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333714225
ISBN
9780333714225
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 38.60

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

€ 36.99
€ 36.95

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
Abacus
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
382
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349112404
ISBN
9780349112404
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.29

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

€ 17.99
€ 13.29

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

€ 38.25

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

€ 20.64

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
€ 10.18

Paperback. 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
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486481159
ISBN
9780486481159
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.20

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

€ 24.38

Paperback. A new edition of this standard work, fully updated with four brand new chapters. Editor(s): David, Deirdre. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 290 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 154 x 14. Weight in Grams: 428. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. 287 pages. Editor(s): David, Deirdre. A new edition of this standard work, fully updated with four brand new chapters. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Dimension: 227 x 154 x 14. Weight: 456.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
287
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521182157
ISBN
9780521182157
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.88

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

€ 35.62

Hardcover. Studies the reception of Plato's dialogues as performance texts by his original audience and his readers down to late antiquity. Series: Cambridge Classical Studies. Num Pages: 354 pages, 4 b/w illus. BIC Classification: DSBB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 600.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
354
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521871747
ISBN
9780521871747
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 100.56

Paperback. Since the Berlin Wall came down, the German playwright Heiner Mueller has travelled freely in Europe, speaking to students and experimental groups. This book contains an introduction to Mueller's work and a selection of his plays, poetry, short prose and essays. Translator(s): Henning, Marc Von. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 2ACD; 2ACG; AN; DN; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 155 x 14. Weight in Grams: 268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Edition
Main
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571175284
ISBN
9780571175284
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.64

Hardcover. Text in French, with introd. and notes in English. Series: French Texts. Num Pages: 111 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DD; DSBD; DSG. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 187 x 123. Weight in Grams: 300.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
111
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631004806
ISBN
9780631004806
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 23.13

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