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Paperback. The Lives of the Poets is one of the greatest works of English criticism, but also one of the most diverting. This is the only one-volume paperback edition to make available Johnson's most substantial Lives in unabridged form. Texts are drawn from Roger Lonsdale's authoritative complete edition, and introduced by John Mullan. Editor(s): Lonsdale, Roger. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DSBD; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199226740
ISBN
9780199226740
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.89

Paperback. Editor(s): Boswell, Marshall. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 146 x 18. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781628924534
ISBN
9781628924534
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 30.47

Paperback. Series: Anglo-Amerikanische Studien - Anglo-American Studies. Num Pages: 216 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 149 x 210 x 15. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631558621
ISBN
9783631558621
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 53.68

Paperback. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: CBV; DSB; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 218 x 217 x 2. Weight in Grams: 232.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231179690
ISBN
9780231179690
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 23.98

Hardcover. Alternating between vignettes of John Banville's own past, and present-day historical explorations of the city, Time Pieces is a vivid evocation of childhood and memory, that 'bright abyss' in which 'time's alchemy works'. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JJ; 3JM; DSBH; DSK; HBJD1; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 181 x 242 x 24. Weight in Grams: 734. Very good copy in near fine dustwrapper.First edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Hachette Books Ireland
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
SKU
KEX0303340
ISBN
9781473619043
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 35.00

Hardcover. Celebrated American literary critic Harold Bloom turns his attention to the writers of his own national literary tradition, from Walt Whitman and Herman Melville to William Faulkner and Hart Crane. The distillation of a lifetime of criticism, it is one of Bloom's most profoundly personal books to date. Num Pages: 528 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; DSBF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 221 x 159 x 47. Weight in Grams: 818.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198753599
ISBN
9780198753599
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 21.76

Paperback. This collection of essays examines core authors and texts. Written by scholars from a range of Irish third-level institutions, these essays provide introductions to less familiar authors and open up critical readings of established texts. Editor(s): Kelleher, Margaret. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 4PCR; CF; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UA) A / AS level. Dimension: 215 x 136. . Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
SKU
KTJ0049811
ISBN
9781901866469
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 7.08

Paperback. Series: Records of Western Civilization Series. Num Pages: 278 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: DSBB; HPCA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 424. Series: Records of Western Civilization Series. 278 pages, Ill. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: DSBB; HPCA. Dimension: 227 x 156 x 16. Weight: 410.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Number of pages
278
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231096287
ISBN
9780231096287
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 32.30

Paperback. Features translations of "The Woman From Andros"; "The Mandrake"; and "Clizia", a work inspired by Plautus' "Casin". This work explores English plays whose racy vernacular language, subtle characterisation, and innovative dramatic construction preceded Shakespeare's establishment of English-speaking theatrical comedy by more than a half century. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: DSBB; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 22. Weight in Grams: 484.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
408
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780872209015
ISBN
9780872209015
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 23.51

Hardcover. Explores London both from the viewpoint of the many writers who have used it as a stage for their plots and their characters; and of the readers whose imagination is fired by the knowledge that they are standing outside the home of David Copperfield on the Strand or Count Dracula's residence in Piccadilly. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; DSRC; HBJD1; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 131 x 18. Weight in Grams: 276.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752470245
ISBN
9780752470245
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 13.11

Hardcover. One of our most acclaimed translators of Chinese drama and a specialist of Ming period literature translates one of the greatest Chinese tragedies of the first half of the seventeenth century, available for the first time in English. Translator(s): Birch, Cyril. Series: Translations from the Asian Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2GDC; DD; DSBD; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 25. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Columbia University Press New York
Number of pages
288
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
KEX0227798
ISBN
9780231121682
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, 7 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: DSA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 228 x 150 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Routledge
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415539388
ISBN
9780415539388
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 55.82

Hardcover. The main part of Polybius' history covers the years 264--146 BCE, describing the rise of Rome, her destruction of Carthage, and her eventual domination of the Greek world. For this edition, W. R. Paton's excellent translation has been thoroughly revised, and explanatory notes and a new introduction added. Translator(s): Paton, W. R. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 624 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; DB; DSBB; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 130 x 31. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
624
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674996588
ISBN
9780674996588
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.06

Paperback. The heart-warming, true story of a young woman, her single father, and the books they shared as he read to her every night of her childhood, from Harry Potter to Alice in Wonderland. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: BM; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 201 x 19. Weight in Grams: 210.
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444715262
ISBN
9781444715262
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.81

Paperback. Editor(s): Maunder, Eliot (North London Collegiate School, UK). Num Pages: 120 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; 4KL; DB; DSBB; DSK. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 218 x 138 x 14. Weight in Grams: 170.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474266062
ISBN
9781474266062
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.31

Paperback. A volume that introduces new areas of critical thinking which go beyond the standard 'isms': Literary Reading in a Digital Age; Critical Making in the Digital Humanities; Thing Theory; Memory Work and Criticism; Body, Objects, Technology; Criticism and 'The Animal'; and, Multimodality and Linguistic Approaches to Literary Study. Editor(s): Wolfreys, Julian. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DSA; DSB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748699643
ISBN
9780748699643
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.39

Hardcover. Includes poetry from every period in life, dealing with all the topics closest to author's heart: love, death, old age, ambition, the poet's craft, and of the history and destiny of Ireland. Num Pages: 870 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DCF; DSBF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 209 x 136 x 45. Weight in Grams: 836.
Publisher
Everyman's Library
Number of pages
870
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857151039
ISBN
9781857151039
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 17.69

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408183120
ISBN
9781408183120
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.41

Paperback. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 142 x 17. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
Continuum Publishing Corporation United States
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781623569310
ISBN
9781623569310
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 30.47

Paperback. Samuel Beckett is a funny writer. He is also an author whose work is taken to respond ethically to the unspeakable seriousness of the post Holocaust situation. This title features readings of the comedy found in Beckett's fiction, drama and critical writings. It also provides an introduction to the theoretical debates. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 157 x 15. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474401401
ISBN
9781474401401
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.94

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