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Literary theory

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. This is an account of all the major movements in literary theory up to the late 1960s, with an international focus and particular emphasis on European thinkers. The principles of each theoretical position are explained in relation to preceding and succeeding positions. Num Pages: 318 pages, biography. BIC Classification: DSA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 139 x 19. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333714225
ISBN
9780333714225

€ 44.70

Paperback. Num Pages: 186 pages, 1 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1K; DSA; JFC; JFFG; JFSL; JHB; JP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 231 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 284.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Routledge
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415749046
ISBN
9780415749046

€ 47.00

Paperback. This is the only systematic introduction to the full range of Searle's work. Editor(s): Smith, Barry. Series: Contemporary Philosophy in Focus. Num Pages: 306 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CF; DSA; HPCF; JM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 416.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521797047
ISBN
9780521797047

€ 33.96

Hardback. A collection of feminist critical essays by South African women, many written after the lifting of the organizational ban in 1990, document the realization that a just society cannot be created without freedom from gender oppression. Against a backdrop of political and social change, the 21 contrib Editor(s): Daymond, M. J. Series: Gender & Genre in Literature. Num Pages: 392 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; 2AB; 3JJPR; DSA; JFFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 25. Weight in Grams: 605.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
392
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815316268
ISBN
9780815316268

€ 121.68

Paperback. The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction examines the uncanny properties of the maternal function in psychoanalysis, technology, and literature in order to show that the event of birth is radically unthinkable and often becomes expressed through uncontrollable repetitions that exceed the bounds of any subject. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: DSA; JHBK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 168 x 19. Weight in Grams: 436.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Fordham University Press United States
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780823240562
ISBN
9780823240562

€ 33.99
€ 31.15

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Continuum Publishing Corporation United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9781623561116
ISBN
9781623561116

€ 33.99
€ 32.44

Paperback. The modernists barraged European sensibilities with chaotic images, dissonant sounds, and incomprehensible novels. While it has become an accepted feature of the cultural landscape, retracing the history of modernism within its original contexts helps us to see what was vital and revolutionary about it, both then and now. Series: Seminar Studies. Num Pages: 204 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: ACX; DSA; HBLW; JFC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 170 x 241 x 12. Weight in Grams: 362.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Pearson Education Limited
Edition
2 Ill
Number of pages
204
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408264492
ISBN
9781408264492

€ 29.87

Paperback. Editor(s): Arsic, Branka. Num Pages: 376 pages. BIC Classification: DSA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 140 x 25. Weight in Grams: 502.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Continuum Publishing Corporation United States
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9781623564155
ISBN
9781623564155

€ 27.99
€ 27.52

Paperback. Num Pages: 440 pages. BIC Classification: CBV; DSA; JFD; UD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 22. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
The MIT Press
Edition
updated edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262533485
ISBN
9780262533485

€ 25.99
€ 20.32

Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: DSA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 210 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 553.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press United States
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780299091248
ISBN
9780299091248

€ 37.15

Paperback. Holland, Wolfgang Iser, Walter Benn Michaels, Georges Poulet, Gerald Prince, and Michael Riffaterre. Editor(s): Tompkins, Jane P. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 154 x 229 x 19. Weight in Grams: 412.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801824012
ISBN
9780801824012

€ 27.99
€ 25.97

Paperback. Series: Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and the Cultures of Print. Num Pages: 231 pages, biography. BIC Classification: DSA; DSB; DSBD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 155. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
231
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349350537
ISBN
9781349350537

€ 65.38

Paperback. An introductory guide to one of the seminal thinkers in social and cultural theory. The text provides an explanation and critique of Foucault's idea in relation to Marxist theory, structural linguistics and social thought, organized around central Num Pages: 169 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CF; DSA; HPCF; JFC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 143 x 216 x 10. Weight in Grams: 212.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1 New
Number of pages
156
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857285536
ISBN
9781857285536

€ 49.82

Paperback. Building a theory of the modern epic which has provided many of the "sacred texts" of Western literary culture, this work covers epics from "Faust" to "One Hundred Years of Solitude". The West's reception of these texts constitutes a ritual of self-absolution for centuries of colonialism. Translator(s): Hoare, Quintin. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 153 x 232 x 15. Weight in Grams: 396.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Verso Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781859840696
ISBN
9781859840696

€ 24.47

Paperback. Here, Bruns investigates the recent phenomenon of philosophers taking an interest in literature and literary theory. He offers a view of what happens when philosophers begin looking at the world from the ground level - that is, as inhabitants, rather than as disengaged observers. Series: Rethinking Theory. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: DSA; HPC; HPQ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 150 x 20. Weight in Grams: 440.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810116757
ISBN
9780810116757

€ 41.92

Paperback. Num Pages: 235 pages, biography. BIC Classification: DSA; DSBF; DSBH; JFC; JFSJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 14. Weight in Grams: 306.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
235
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349260171
ISBN
9781349260171

€ 68.33

Paperback. Studying the use of picture books, this text covers: their role in early literacy; their role in intellectual and emotional development; their use as a learning resource; their use in aesthetic development; their use in extending children's thinking; and their role in developing reading skills. Editor(s): Evans, Janet. Num Pages: 224 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CFC; DSA; JNA; JNV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 159 x 14. Weight in Grams: 338.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
SAGE Publications Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781853963797
ISBN
9781853963797

€ 49.99
€ 49.96

Paperback. A readable introduction to one of the most influential thinkers and writers about literature and theory. Series: Cambridge Introductions to Literature. Num Pages: 154 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSA; HPC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 153 x 9. Weight in Grams: 256.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
154
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521682817
ISBN
9780521682817

€ 26.81

Hardback. This book aligns ancient and early modern European travel narratives and historical surveys of Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and Russia with texts that contributed to English ideas about those regions: Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra and Love's Labour's Lost, Milton's Paradise Lost and Muscovia, and Dryden's Aureng-Zebe. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 2AB; 3J; DSA; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 20. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804743372
ISBN
9780804743372

€ 63.06

Paperback. Identifies and explains a surprising affinity for medievalism and medieval studies among the leading figures of critical theory. This book contains original essays by Bataille and Bourdieu - translated English - that testify in various ways to the strange persistence of medievalisms in French postwar avant-garde writings. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DSA; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 176 x 17. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226349749
ISBN
9780226349749

€ 33.39

Paperback. Num Pages: 124 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DSA; PBT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 205 x 193 x 8. Weight in Grams: 252.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Edition
Reissue
Number of pages
124
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226650258
ISBN
9780226650258

€ 16.47

Paperback. aeo Bourdieu is one of the leading sociologists in the world today. aeo This is his long--awaited study of Flaubert and the formation of the modern literary field. aeo It will be recognized as a classic, and should be widely reviewed. Num Pages: 432 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSA; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 226 x 154 x 33. Weight in Grams: 654.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Polity Press United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745617787
ISBN
9780745617787

€ 25.62

Paperback. A biography of Robert Desnos (1900-1945), which re-evaluates the surrealist movement through the life and works of one of its founders. Desnos was as famous among the surrealists for his independence of mind as for his elaborate "automatic" drawings and his brilliant oral and written performances during the incubational period of the group. Num Pages: 282 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSA; DSBH. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 157 x 17. Weight in Grams: 426.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Number of pages
282
Condition
New
SKU
V9780803218413
ISBN
9780803218413

€ 25.99
€ 23.86

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