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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

€ 9.45

Paperback. Fanny Burney (1752-1840) is best known as the author of "Evelina", one of the most engaging novels of the eighteenth century. But for much of her long life, she was also an incomparable diarist, witnessing both the madness of George III and the young Queen Victoria's coronation. This biography paints a portrait of the woman of great talent. Num Pages: 368 pages, 8pp b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JF; 3JH; BG; DSBD; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 29. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
VINTAGE
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099590217
ISBN
9780099590217

€ 13.99
€ 13.52

Paperback. Dancing with Iris engages with Iris Marion Young's prolific writings in political theory and in phenomenology. Contributors discuss her work from a variety of disciplines, including philosophy, political science, human rights law, cultural geography and dance studies. Editor(s): Ferguson, Ann; Nagel, Mechtild. Series: Studies in Feminist Philosophy. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; HPC; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
278
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195389111
ISBN
9780195389111

€ 36.93

Paperback. Num Pages: 80 pages, 60 line drawings. BIC Classification: 2ADT; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 187 x 243 x 7. Weight in Grams: 159.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Oxford University Press Indian Branch India
Edition
3rd Edition
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195630398
ISBN
9780195630398

€ 6.32

Hardcover. Seneca's Thyestes is the only literary or dramatic account of the Greek myth of Thyestes and his brother Atreus to have survived since antiquity. This new edition comprises an extensive introduction, Latin text, English verse translation, and detailed commentary. Editor(s): Boyle, A. J. Num Pages: 720 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; AN; DD; DSBB; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198744726
ISBN
9780198744726

€ 189.64

Paperback. Provides an introduction to medieval and modern ideas of narrative; and types of medieval story-telling, including fable, chronicle, epic, romance, and dream. This book indicates some of the interesting complexities of a literature too often regarded as simple or alien, but which may have enough uncertainties to satisfy any post-modernist reader. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 17. Weight in Grams: 399.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199258390
ISBN
9780199258390

€ 62.48

Hardback. 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
SKU
V9780199262892
ISBN
9780199262892

€ 249.45

Hardback. 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

€ 193.15

Paperback. The first ever biography of Maurice Bowra - classicist, poet, wit , raconteur extraordinary, and the most famous don of his generation. Num Pages: 400 pages, 8pp black and white plates. BIC Classification: 3JJ; BGL; DSB; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 23. Weight in Grams: 612.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
398
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199589333
ISBN
9780199589333

€ 37.51

Hardcover. A full-scale critical edition of Seneca's Medea which offers a substantial introduction, a new Latin text, an English verse translation, and a detailed commentary. Boyle locates the play firmly in its contemporary, historical, and theatrical context and in the ensuing literary and dramatic tradition. Editor(s): Boyle, A. J. Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DD; DSBB; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 223 x 149 x 40. Weight in Grams: 904.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
500
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199602087
ISBN
9780199602087

€ 200.19

Paperback. The Pen and the People explores how eighteenth-century men and women learned to write letters, why they used them, and the impact of letter writing on their lives and wider culture. Capturing actual dialogues between correspondents, it reveals the intimate lives of ordinary people. Num Pages: 368 pages, 34 black and white images. BIC Classification: HBJD1; HBLH; HBLL; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 660.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199602186
ISBN
9780199602186

€ 39.89

Hardcover. This volume offers a new interpretation of Flaccus' Argonautica, a Latin epic poem. Stover's approach to the text is both formalist and historicist as he seeks not only to elucidate Flaccus' dynamic appropriation of Lucan, but also to associate the Argonautica's formal gestures within a specific socio-political context. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; DSBB; DSC; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 222 x 147 x 20. Weight in Grams: 424.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199644087
ISBN
9780199644087

€ 125.82

Paperback. Hopkins's letters are his secular confessional and if we wish to understand the man and his poetry, they cannot be ignored. For this edition the letters have been re-transcribed from their original manuscripts, they are presented in chronological order with all deletions and corrections included, and are accompanied by scrupulous annotation. Editor(s): Phillips, Catherine; Thornton, R. K. R. Series: Collected Works Gerard Manley Hopkins. Num Pages: 1184 pages, 11 black-and-white halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; BJ; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 164 x 74. Weight in Grams: 1662.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
1184
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199653706
ISBN
9780199653706

€ 347.96

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

€ 39.29

Paperback. David Mamet is arguably the most important living American playwright. This Guide provides an up-to-date study of the key criticism on the full range of Mamet's work. It engages with his work in film as well as in the theatre, offering a synoptic overview of, and critical commentary on, the scholarly criticism of each play, screenplay or film. Series: Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism. Num Pages: 192 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 11. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230555358
ISBN
9780230555358

€ 29.59

Hardcover. Alongside readings of modern novels (including work by David Mitchell, Zadie Smith, Jackie Kay and Andrew O'Hagan), Gerry Smyth offers an extended theoretical analysis of the relationship between music and fiction, as well as a critical overview of the role played by music in the canon of British fiction since the eighteenth century. Num Pages: 249 pages, biography. BIC Classification: AV; DSBH; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 219 x 163 x 20. Weight in Grams: 422.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230573284
ISBN
9780230573284

€ 99.79
€ 96.48

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

€ 19.99
€ 19.75

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

€ 42.19

Hardback. 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

€ 66.12

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

€ 42.18

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

€ 18.56

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

€ 37.15

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

€ 33.16

Paperback. Fifty poets examine the architecture of poems from the "haiku" to rap music and trace their history" Editor(s): Finch, Annie; Varnes, Katherine. Num Pages: 456 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DC; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 158 x 29. Weight in Grams: 650.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of Michigan Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780472067251
ISBN
9780472067251

€ 39.82

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