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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

Hardcover. Exploring as to how a sense of being 'a Christian', or of 'Christian identity', was shaped within the setting of the Jewish and Graeco-Roman world, this work shows that, there were similarities and differences in the ways Jews and others were thinking about themselves, and asks what made early Christianity distinctive. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3D; DSBB; HBG; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 149 x 31. Weight in Grams: 630.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
Edition
1st edition
SKU
V9780199262892
ISBN
9780199262892

€ 258.66

Hardcover. Carol Harrison counters the assumption that Augustine of Hippo's (354-430) theology underwent a revolutionary transformation around the time he was consecrated Bishop in 396. Instead, she argues that there is a fundamental continuity in his thought and practice from the moment of his conversion in 386. Num Pages: 316 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DSBB; HRAB; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 163 x 23. Weight in Grams: 625.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
316
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199281664
ISBN
9780199281664

€ 200.26

Hardcover. Albert examines the strong impact jazz and the blues have had on fiction. The annotated listing of 400 novels, short stories and jazz fiction criticism will serve as a resource for those doing research in both music and literature. Series: Bibliographies & Indexes in World Literature. Num Pages: 136 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: AVGJ; AVGK; DSB; GBCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 11. Weight in Grams: 370.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Edition
Annotated edition
Number of pages
136
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313289989
ISBN
9780313289989

€ 43.66

Hardcover. This text presents an advanced introduction to the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, focusing on the concepts of carnival, dialogism and historicism. It examines the impact of the historical context in the Soviet Union and to the importance of his own dialogic mode of discourse. Series: Contributions to the Study of World Literature. Num Pages: 200 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVU; 2AGR; DSA; DSBH; JPF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 459.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313295263
ISBN
9780313295263

€ 68.47

Paperback. The modern era in the theatre is remarkable for the extraordinary role and influence of theoretical practitioners, whose writings have shaped our sense of the possibilities and objectives of performance. This study offers a critical exploration of the theoretical writings of modern practitioners. Num Pages: 208 pages, biography. BIC Classification: ANC; DSBH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 143 x 220 x 12. Weight in Grams: 274.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333775424
ISBN
9780333775424

€ 35.99
€ 35.74

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
€ 13.15

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

€ 19.13

Paperback. The only English translation to include the complete work - a must-have for all students of early Norse literature. Editor(s): Faulkes, Anthony. Num Pages: 288 pages, 32col.ill. BIC Classification: 2ACSC; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 136 x 22. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Everyman Paperback
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780460876162
ISBN
9780460876162

€ 11.99
€ 10.07

Paperback. The first English commentary on Plautus unabridged text" Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; AN; DSBB; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 525.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
University of Michigan Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780472036424
ISBN
9780472036424

€ 38.44

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

€ 34.28

Paperback. This 1974 book was the first treatment in English of the poetry of Else Lasker-Schuler, a German-Jewish poet who died in exile in Jerusalem. Series: Anglica Germanica Series 2. Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 223 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 23. The Broken World. Series: Anglica Germanica Series 2. 176 pages. This 1974 book was the first treatment in English of the poetry of Else Lasker-Schuler, a German-Jewish poet who died in exile in Jerusalem. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBH; DSC. Dimension: 223 x 156 x 11. Weight: 258.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
Reissue
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521168366
ISBN
9780521168366

€ 22.82

Hardcover. Studies the reception of Plato's dialogues as performance texts by his original audience and his readers down to late antiquity. Series: Cambridge Classical Studies. Num Pages: 354 pages, 4 b/w illus. BIC Classification: DSBB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 600.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
354
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521871747
ISBN
9780521871747

€ 94.13

Paperback. Since the Berlin Wall came down, the German playwright Heiner Mueller has travelled freely in Europe, speaking to students and experimental groups. This book contains an introduction to Mueller's work and a selection of his plays, poetry, short prose and essays. Translator(s): Henning, Marc Von. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 2ACD; 2ACG; AN; DN; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 155 x 14. Weight in Grams: 268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Edition
Main
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571175284
ISBN
9780571175284

€ 15.46

Hardcover. Text in French, with introd. and notes in English. Series: French Texts. Num Pages: 111 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DD; DSBD; DSG. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 187 x 123. Weight in Grams: 300.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
111
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631004806
ISBN
9780631004806

€ 21.59

Hardcover. Including texts, transliteration, translation and detailed commentary, this volume presents the earliest South Indian inscriptions (circa 2nd century BC to 6th century AD), written in Tamil in local derivations of the Ashokan Brahmi script. Editor(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Translator(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Series: Harvard Oriental Series. Num Pages: 720 pages, 54 plates, 174 figures, glossary, indexes. BIC Classification: 1F; 2BRT; 3D; CFL; DQ; DSBB; GTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 286 x 219 x 49. Weight in Grams: 2540.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
720
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674012271
ISBN
9780674012271

€ 77.77

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

€ 30.81

Paperback. Painter and draughtsman, novelist, satirist, pamphleteer and critic, Lewis' multifarious activities defy easy categorisation. After the Second World War, spent in penniless and bitter exile in Canada, he returned to London. It coincided, tragically, with the realisation that he was going blind. Num Pages: 704 pages, 16pp b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; ACXD; AGB; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 158 x 36. Weight in Grams: 708.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
704
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712673396
ISBN
9780712673396

€ 20.99
€ 16.43

Hardcover. Series: Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Num Pages: 270 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 163 x 24. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Lexington Books United States
Number of pages
270
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739146903
ISBN
9780739146903

€ 107.97

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

€ 85.23

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