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Literature: history & criticism

Paperback. Offers a study of one of the controversial and talented playwrights of recent times. In this title, the author's survey includes a biography, analysis of Sarah Kane's work, and interviews with Kane and those who helped to put her work on stage. It is suitable for the student and theatregoer. Editor(s): Roberts, Philip; Boon, Richard. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 14. Weight in Grams: 170.
Publisher
Faber and Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571229611
ISBN
9780571229611

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. Why have theorists approached narrative primarily as a form of retrospect? Mark Currie argues that anticipation and other forms of projection into the future are vital for an understanding of narrative and its effects in the world. Series: The Frontiers of Theory. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DSA; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 160 x 10. Weight in Grams: 280.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748642465
ISBN
9780748642465

€ 23.95

Hardcover. Forms a monograph of the local culture of the old Polish Livonia, practically absent in contemporary humanistic research. This book includes historical and anthropological recapitulation of the phenomenon, but it also tries to describe cultural mechanisms characteristic in the so-called border situations, on a specific example. Series: Polish Studies - Transdisciplinary Perspectives. Num Pages: 408 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; HBA; HBLH; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 160 x 217 x 30. Weight in Grams: 626.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631636466
ISBN
9783631636466

€ 58.89

Paperback. 'Acceptable words' comprises a series of highly individual essays covering the whole of Geoffrey Hill's poetry to date, including the remarkable late flowering of the years since 1996. The essays offer detailed readings of many poems whilst making many - often surprising - associations with history, philosophy, religion, art and music. Num Pages: 168 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSC. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 147 x 216 x 10. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Manchester University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
168
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719067556
ISBN
9780719067556

€ 20.65

Hardcover. 'Acceptable words' comprises a series of highly individual essays covering the whole of Geoffrey Hill's poetry to date, including the remarkable late flowering of the years since 1996. The essays offer detailed readings of many poems whilst making many - often surprising - associations with history, philosophy, religion, art and music. Num Pages: 168 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 19. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719067549
ISBN
9780719067549

€ 90.42

Hardcover. Stretching the idealized, "boy-meets-girl" genre to the limits, Achilles Tatius' narrative covers adultery, violence, pederasty, virginity-testing, and, of course, an improbable happy ending. Detailed notes explain obscurities and address complex problems for the benefit of the readers. Translator(s): Whitmarsh, Tim. Num Pages: 196 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DNF; DSBB; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 145 x 20. Weight in Grams: 381.
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198152897
ISBN
9780198152897

€ 117.03
€ 42.35

Paperback. With a climate and landscape as diverse as its past, Turkey has provided an alluring and yet sometimes challenging destination for westerners throughout the ages. This title describes the remarkable literature which Turkey has inspired for two millennia. Num Pages: 264 pages, maps. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 252.
Publisher
Tauris Parke Paperbacks
Number of pages
264
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848854222
ISBN
9781848854222

€ 13.99
€ 11.89

Paperback. Editor(s): McGonigal, James; O'Rourke, Donny; Whyte, Hamish. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 1DBR; 2AB; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138. . 8vo.Some minor wear otherwise a good copy
Publisher
Argyll Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0264044
ISBN
9781902831152

€ 4.64

Paperback. Siobhan Keenan's comprehensive survey of the key acting companies of the early modern period offers undergraduates and scholars a new perspective on how their demands effected the sort of plays being written and the multiple factors which fostered and formed the theatre of renaissance England. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBD; DSG. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 200 x 134 x 16. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408146637
ISBN
9781408146637

€ 27.99
€ 27.39

Paperback. A concise and accessible handbook to acting Shakespeare's texts. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: ANC; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 28. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Oberon Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783190089
ISBN
9781783190089

€ 18.99
€ 14.86

Paperback. This book seeks quite simply to share the many experiences of Shakespeare's Globe Education team of their active approach to teaching students of all ages. The book mixes some theory with lots of examples and practical ideas teachers can take and use for their own lessons. Num Pages: 256 pages, 15 b/w in-text photos. BIC Classification: DSGS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
A&C BLACK
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408156841
ISBN
9781408156841

€ 21.51

Paperback. "The American literatures initiative"--T.p. verso. Num Pages: 217 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; DSB; JFSL3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 224 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
University of Virginia Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813933290
ISBN
9780813933290

€ 40.56

Paperback. Pretty Hetty Sorrel is loved by the village carpenter Adam Bede, but her head is turned by the attentions of the fickle young squire. His dalliance with the dairymaid affects the lives of many in their small rural community. This new edition of Eliot's pioneering classic of social realism uses the definitive Clarendon text. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 592 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK; FC. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 129 x 28. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
592
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199203475
ISBN
9780199203475

€ 10.99
€ 10.17

Paperback. In order to understand the impact of Smith's text across the academic disciplines, this volume brings together leading scholars from fields of economics, politics, history, sociology and literature. Each essay offers a different reading of Wealth of Nations and its legacy. Editor(s): Copley, Stephen; Sutherland, Kathryn. Series: Texts in Culture. Num Pages: 220 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBD; JFCX; KCA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 217 x 151 x 18. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Number of pages
220
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719039430
ISBN
9780719039430

€ 21.74

Paperback. Series: The New Critical Idiom. Num Pages: 254 pages. BIC Classification: DS; JFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
254
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138828995
ISBN
9781138828995

€ 25.30

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, 12 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; APF; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 228 x 20. Weight in Grams: 444.
Publisher
Continuum Publishing Corporation United States
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781623564407
ISBN
9781623564407

€ 33.99
€ 32.13

Hardcover. "Tracks and reflects on the presence and marketing of 'words' in the early sound era, from adaptations of Shakespeare and 19th Century novels, to biopics"-- Series: Bloomsbury Adaptation Histories. Num Pages: 176 pages, 14 bw illus. BIC Classification: 3JJG; APFA; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 395.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781623560423
ISBN
9781623560423

€ 90.42

Hardcover. Series: Film and History. Num Pages: 170 pages, 12 black & white halftones, 1 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; 3JJ; APFA; DSB; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 163 x 237 x 21. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442273245
ISBN
9781442273245

€ 65.26

Paperback. Edward Thomas never left the train that stopped briefly at a Cotswold station, Adlestrop, just before World War I, but what he saw resulted in one of the best known and loved English poems, "Adlestrop". This anthology explores Adlestrop's literary, topographical and railway associations. Num Pages: 128 pages, 30 b&w illustrations, further reading. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JJ; DCQ; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 170 x 10. Weight in Grams: 338.
Publisher
Sutton Pub Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750922890
ISBN
9780750922890

€ 15.71

Paperback. Series: New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies. Num Pages: 154 pages. BIC Classification: DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 225 x 11. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780820497389
ISBN
9780820497389

€ 28.24

Paperback. Offers an introduction to the life and ideas of one of Ireland's great thinkers and patriots - AE Russell. This book studies the man that was AE through his thoughts and ideas. Num Pages: 284 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; BG; DSBH; DSC; HRQC5. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Nonsuch Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1975
Condition
New
SKU
KTK0094419
ISBN
9781845885434

€ 25.00

Paperback. Frederick Ahl's new translation captures the excitement, poetic energy, and intellectual force of Virgil's epic poem in a way that has never been done before. Echoing the Virgilian hexameter the verse stays almost line for line with the original in a thrillingly accurate and engaging style. Translator(s): Ahl, Frederick. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 544 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DCF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 195 x 130 x 25. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
New Ed. /
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199231959
ISBN
9780199231959

€ 10.99
€ 10.17

Paperback.
Publisher
Focus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9781585102303
ISBN
9781585102303

€ 23.99
€ 22.55

Paperback.
Publisher
Bristol Classical Press
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715634769
ISBN
9780715634769

€ 22.47