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Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

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

€ 14.99
€ 13.17

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

€ 20.43

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

€ 31.52

Paperback. The first book to provide a thorough introduction to Gaelic fiction. It traces the evolution of the form over the last century and focuses on the major developments that have led to the recent flourishing in Gaelic fiction publishing. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 2AFS; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 195 x 232 x 12. Weight in Grams: 338.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748636648
ISBN
9780748636648
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 21.19

Hardcover. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach to an Arabic mirror, this study evokes the mentality of the distinctive environment - the border region. It covers the literary, cultural, political and historical contexts and their confluence in Pseudo Mawardi's Nasihat al muluk. Series: Edinburgh Studies in Classical Arabic Literature. Num Pages: 272 pages, 2 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 2CSR; DSBB; DSK; HPDC; HRH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748696987
ISBN
9780748696987
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 85.58

Paperback. The real story behind the making of THE COLOR PURPLE in the author's own words Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; BGA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 282.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753819593
ISBN
9780753819593
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.09

Paperback. A comprehensive study of author, Thomas Harris' popular works which focuses particularly on Harris' internationally known antihero Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter in the classic novels "Red Dragon", "Silence of the Lambs", and "Hannibal". This work examines several themes within Harris' trilogy. Editor(s): Szumskyj, Benjamin. Num Pages: 240 pages, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 331.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
McFarland
Condition
New
SKU
V9780786432752
ISBN
9780786432752
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.73

Hardcover. Num Pages: 267 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 157 x 25. Weight in Grams: 540.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University Press of Florida
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813049915
ISBN
9780813049915
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 114.88

Paperback. Num Pages: 280 pages, port. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 328.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
The New York Review of Books, Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780940322127
ISBN
9780940322127
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.64

Hardcover. The letters (1907-1929) present immediate accounts of events and relationships that profoundly shaped Hemingway's life and work. Series: The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Ernest Hemingway. Num Pages: 1870 pages. BIC Classification: BJ; DSB; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 150. Weight in Grams: 3760.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
1870
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107128392
ISBN
9781107128392
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 104.15

Hardcover. This collection traces the intersection between writing and intoxication, from the literary to the theoretical, exploring a diversity of experiences of excess. Comprising a variety of perspectives, this book offers unique insights into how politics and literature have been shaped by states of intoxication. Editor(s): Brennan, Eugene; Williams, Russell. Num Pages: 224 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSB; DSC; DSK; JMTK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 146 x 223 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137487650
ISBN
9781137487650
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 86.55
€ 84.10

Paperback. A comprehensive selection of Voltaire's very brief contes and melanges: tiny feats of narrative compression, each often no more than a few pages long. Their genre is something between a tale and a polemic - more gestures than stories. Translator(s): Cuffe, Theo. Num Pages: 208 pages, chronlogy, further reading, notes. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBD; DSK; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140446869
ISBN
9780140446869
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.48

Paperback. Uses readings of science fiction texts to explore the centrality of animals for our ways of thinking about human. This title argues that we are better able to perceive options for a transformed politics if we perceive our various material relations with non-human animals within a deeper understanding of the functions of the category 'animal'. Series: Liverpool Science Fiction Texts & Studies. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 233 x 15. Weight in Grams: 428.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Liverpool University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846318153
ISBN
9781846318153
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.42

Hardcover. In a study of three eminent French women writers of the 20th century, the author examines the ways in which the ageing process shaped their creativity and their lives, and goes on to ask questions about a culture that depends on the ideas of sexual difference for its national identity. Num Pages: 224 pages, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 2ADF; 3JJ; DSBH; DSK; JFC; JFSJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 24. Weight in Grams: 499.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
University Press of Florida United States
Edition
1st
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813017006
ISBN
9780813017006
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 82.95

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

€ 133.54

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
€ 9.81

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

€ 55.20

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

€ 152.35
€ 145.63

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

€ 45.09

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