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Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Paperback. A novella that tells how through a simple sexual admission a husband and wife ware driven apart into rival worlds of erotic revenge. Translator(s): Davies, J.M.Q. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBF; DSK; FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 9. Weight in Grams: 98. Good clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141182247
ISBN
9780141182247

€ 9.18

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
SKU
V9780192819185
ISBN
9780192819185

€ 10.99
€ 10.13

Paperback. The second volume of Max Saunders's magisterial biography sees the publication of Ford's post-war masterpiece, Parade's End, and the founding of the Transatlantic Review, the influential literary magazine that published Hemingway, Ezra Pound, and Picasso. It also documents Ford's marriage to Janice Biala, with whom he lived until his death in 1939. Num Pages: 720 pages, 8 pages of black-and-white halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JJ; BGL; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 230 x 38. Weight in Grams: 1046. Volume II
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reissue
Number of pages
720
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199668359
ISBN
9780199668359

€ 40.21

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

€ 20.99
€ 20.16

Paperback. From sensual pieces to comical romances, from inner city dramas to portraits of gay domesticity, the stories in this collection reflect a vibrant and creative community and redefine received notions of "gay" and "lesbian." Editor(s): Lima, Lazaro; Picano, Felice. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 354.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780299282240
ISBN
9780299282240

€ 34.53

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

€ 16.99
€ 13.03

Paperback. A tightly focused study of the ubiquity of Indian objects in Victorian novels Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 259.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Michigan Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780472051342
ISBN
9780472051342

€ 33.92

Hardcover. This is a study of the work of James Hanley, who was brought up in Liverpool and worked as a merchant seaman before becoming a professional writer. It discusses Hanley's relationship to London and the institutional culture of high modernism, and his association with Wales. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 2AFW; DSBH; DSC; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 218 x 153 x 21. Weight in Grams: 572.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of Wales Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780708317556
ISBN
9780708317556

€ 30.49

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

€ 84.06

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

€ 11.99
€ 9.99

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

€ 44.23

Paperback. This work is Stanley Cavell's definitive expression on Emerson. The sustained effort of 30 years of labour is drawn together here for the first time into a single volume, which also contains two previously unpublished essays and an introduction by Cavell that reflects on this book and its history. Editor(s): Hodge, David. Series: Cultural Memory in the Present Series. Num Pages: 296 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DSBF; DSK; HPC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 224 x 154 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804745437
ISBN
9780804745437

€ 29.99
€ 26.55

Paperback. A study of the art of Dostoevsky and the literary and historical context in which it was created. Through analyses of the work of Balzac, Dickens and Gogol, Fanger identifies romantic realism, the transformative fusion of two generic categories, as a powerful imaginary response to the modern city. Series: Studies in Russian Literature and Theory. Num Pages: 326 pages. BIC Classification: 2AGR; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 154 x 19. Weight in Grams: 475.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Number of pages
326
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810115934
ISBN
9780810115934

€ 47.59

Paperback. Series: Florida James Joyce. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 400.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
University Press of Florida United States
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813041681
ISBN
9780813041681

€ 38.64

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

€ 113.20

Hardcover. This workm examines the intricate relationship between Buddhism and the development of Chinese vernacular fiction. Qiancheng Li brings Buddhist models to bear on the vision, structure and narrative form of three classics of late imperial literature - "Journey to the West", "Tower of Myriad Mirrors" and "Dreams of the Red Chamber". Num Pages: 296 pages. BIC Classification: 2GDC; DSK; HRE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 32. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of Hawaii Press
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780824825973
ISBN
9780824825973

€ 74.17

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

€ 19.99
€ 15.46

Hardcover. Jane Austen the Reader explains Austen's excellence and endurance by showing how her writing developed as a response to the writing of others: as parody, satire, criticism and even, on occasion, homage. Seeing Austen as a critic offers new insights into her creativity, and new interpretations of her novels. Num Pages: 241 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 145 x 18. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137292407
ISBN
9781137292407

€ 100.36

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

€ 85.54
€ 82.88

Hardcover. Num Pages: 263 pages, biography. BIC Classification: BJ; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 219 x 165 x 20. Weight in Grams: 418.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
1st
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781403969583
ISBN
9781403969583

€ 80.92

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