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Paperback. Building a theory of the modern epic which has provided many of the "sacred texts" of Western literary culture, this work covers epics from "Faust" to "One Hundred Years of Solitude". The West's reception of these texts constitutes a ritual of self-absolution for centuries of colonialism. Translator(s): Hoare, Quintin. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 153 x 232 x 15. Weight in Grams: 396.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Verso Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781859840696
ISBN
9781859840696
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.20

Paperback. The Celtic Tiger economy and the post-Tiger context have also seen momentous transformations in the Irish landscape. This book analyses the relationship between the rural and the urban and explores the way it is reflected in Irish literature, culture and language from the turn of the twentieth century to the present day. Editor(s): Gilsenan Nordin, Irene; Zamorano Llena, Carmen. Series: Reimagining Ireland. Num Pages: 228 pages, charts. BIC Classification: DSBH; JF; PSAF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 225 x 17. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034302791
ISBN
9783034302791
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 48.99
€ 46.45

Paperback. Through increased immigration, Ireland has encountered Central and Eastern Europe in a very direct manner since the mid-1990s. Recovering and exploring some of these diverse interrelationships, this volume charts some of the alternative, lesser-known routes that Irish cultural life has taken. Editor(s): O'Malley, Aidan; Patten, Eve. Series: Reimagining Ireland. Num Pages: 297 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; DSBH; EB; HBJD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 150 x 18. Weight in Grams: 430.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034309134
ISBN
9783034309134
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 56.10

Hardcover. Drawing on ideas from linguistics, logic, and sociology about the grammar of conversations, the author considers the rhetoric of conversation in Dicken's novels. Series: AMS Studies in the Nineteenth-century. Num Pages: 277 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Ams Pr Inc
Condition
New
SKU
V9780404644703
ISBN
9780404644703
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 132.62

Paperback. Editor(s): Schmidsberger, Florian. Series: Culture and Knowledge. Num Pages: 98 pages, 8, 6 fig., 2 tables. BIC Classification: DSB; HPS; JHM; MB; MX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 150 x 210 x 7. Weight in Grams: 142.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631578698
ISBN
9783631578698
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 34.39

Paperback. This autobiography follows Paul Watkins's early life and schooling at the Dragon School, Eton and Yale. Born in 1963, Watkins is the author of "The Promise of Light" and "Night Over Day Over Night", which were both nominated for the Booker Prize. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; BGA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 182.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Faber Paperbacks London
Edition
Main
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571171576
ISBN
9780571171576
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.77

Paperback. Against All Odds Series: German Life & Civilization. Num Pages: 276 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; GTB; HBLL; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 225 x 17. Weight in Grams: 412.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783039118458
ISBN
9783039118458
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 54.95

Paperback. Series: Longman Cultural Editions. Num Pages: 320 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 214 x 142 x 16. Weight in Grams: 367.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Pearson Education (US) United States
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780321435835
ISBN
9780321435835
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.31

Hardcover. Proposes readings of justice in contemporary American literature. This book examines contemporary writers like Joyce Carol Oates and Toni Morrison. It concludes by observing that justice in contemporary American life is not about closure, but is an open-ended practice of human action, a theory that corresponds to postmodern theories of narrative. Series: Modern American Literature. Num Pages: 263 pages. BIC Classification: AN; CBP; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 159 x 232 x 20. Weight in Grams: 498.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Edition
First printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433112942
ISBN
9781433112942
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 68.15

Hardcover. This study discusses whether there is a linguistic difference between classical Attic prose texts intended for public oral delivery and those intended for written circulation and private performance, establishing a rigorous methodology for the reconstruction of the native perception of clarity in the original contexts of textual reception. Series: Oxford Classical Monographs. Num Pages: 352 pages, 15 black-and-white figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; CF; D; DN; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 222 x 147 x 26. Weight in Grams: 518.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780198795902
ISBN
9780198795902
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 125.61

Paperback. Discovering gothic fiction's role in the development of sexuality Num Pages: 248 pages, 0. BIC Classification: DSB; JFSJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 14. Weight in Grams: 358.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of Illinois Press United States
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780252073533
ISBN
9780252073533
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 22.44

Paperback. In Print and the Poetics of Modern Drama, W. B. Worthen asks how the print form of drama bears on how we understand its dual identity. Num Pages: 224 pages, 12 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSG. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 13. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780521602693
ISBN
9780521602693
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 47.24

Hardcover. Num Pages: 176 pages, 18. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 178 x 19. Weight in Grams: 514.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801442964
ISBN
9780801442964
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 53.99
€ 51.38

Hardcover. In this deconstructive critique of the work of Henry James representation taken in a series of senses, from the formal and linguistic to the social and political is the focus of the book. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DSBF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 20. Weight in Grams: 402.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804726177
ISBN
9780804726177
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 57.13

Paperback. Num Pages: 312 pages, 17 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; DSB; JFSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 140 x 215 x 18. Weight in Grams: 368.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816669707
ISBN
9780816669707
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 29.55

Hardcover. 'The Battle of Maldon', along with 'Beowulf' and Bede's 'Ecclesiastical History of the English People', is perhaps the best known text of the Anglo-Saxon age. Num Pages: 288 pages, 2 16 black and white plate sections. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DN; DSBB; HBW; HRCC2; JFCX. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 25. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781784537913
ISBN
9781784537913
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 74.52
€ 72.82

Paperback. Studying the use of picture books, this text covers: their role in early literacy; their role in intellectual and emotional development; their use as a learning resource; their use in aesthetic development; their use in extending children's thinking; and their role in developing reading skills. Editor(s): Evans, Janet. Num Pages: 224 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CFC; DSA; JNA; JNV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 159 x 14. Weight in Grams: 338.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
SAGE Publications Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781853963797
ISBN
9781853963797
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 56.36

Hardcover. Geoffrey Hill and his Contexts Editor(s): Pennington, Piers; Sperling, Matthew. Series: Modern Poetry. Num Pages: 258 pages, 1, 1 ill. BIC Classification: DSBD; DSBF; DSBH; HRA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 158 x 273 x 20. Weight in Grams: 490.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034301855
ISBN
9783034301855
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 71.82

Hardcover. Num Pages: 222 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 30. Weight in Grams: 382.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1981
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
223
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333281017
ISBN
9780333281017
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 151.32
€ 144.63

Paperback. This book advances a new cultural reading of the formation of the British novel. Rejecting a teleological narrative of the genre's 'rise' and through close analysis of key texts, the authors present a dynamic picture of the emergence of the novel, which focuses upon formal innovation, social engagement, and artistic and commercial competition. Num Pages: 280 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 15. Weight in Grams: 362.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333628546
ISBN
9780333628546
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.79