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Literary essays

Paperback. A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of 'Americanah' and 'Half of a Yellow Sun', based on her 2013 TEDx Talk of the same name. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFDN; DNF; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 121 x 7. Weight in Grams: 62.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
9780008115272
ISBN
9780008115272
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 7.49

Paperback. Presents travel writings which chronicle the author's perilous journeys through Japan and also capture his vision of eternity in the transient world around him. Translator(s): Yuasa, Noboyuki. Num Pages: 176 pages, maps. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 10. Weight in Grams: 134.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1967
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140441857
ISBN
9780140441857
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.19

Paperback. Taken from the "Lives", a series of biographies spanning the Graeco-Roman age, this collection describes the twilight of the old Roman Republic from 157-43 BC. Deeply influential on Shakespeare and many other later writers, the works explore corruption, decadence, and the struggle for ultimate power. Editor(s): Seager, Robin. Translator(s): Warner, Rex. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; DNF; HBA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 318.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
Edition
Revised ed.
SKU
9780140449341
ISBN
9780140449341
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 11.09

Paperback. "Daphnis and Chloe" has been a European bestseller for centuries and vastly influential in literature, art and music. It has proved an enduringly fertile source for artists from Henry Fielding to Corot and Ravel and is recognizably the masterpiece among early Greek novels. Translator(s): Turner, Paul. Num Pages: 128 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 9. Weight in Grams: 104.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780140440591
ISBN
9780140440591
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.40

hardcover. Editor(s): Gibson, O. D. Macrae-. Series: Early English Text Society Original Series. Num Pages: 381 pages, numerous halftones. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 221 x 143 x 33. Weight in Grams: 632.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1973
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
381
Condition
New
Edition
1st edn
SKU
V9780197222706
ISBN
9780197222706
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 59.50

Paperback. Translator(s): Pegis, A. C.; etc. BIC Classification: DNF; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 150 x 20. Weight in Grams: 410.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1976
Publisher
University of Notre Dame Press
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780268016784
ISBN
9780268016784
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 35.87

Paperback. Translator(s): Pegis, A. C. BIC Classification: DNF; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 203 x 143 x 22. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
University of Notre Dame Press United States
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780268016807
ISBN
9780268016807
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 39.12

Paperback. A dazzling new collection of essays, poems, and prose poems by the best-selling author of The Leaf and the Cloud and What Do We Know. Num Pages: 120 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 140 x 9. Weight in Grams: 158.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Hachette Books
Edition
First
Number of pages
120
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306814129
ISBN
9780306814129
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.32

Paperback. Offers sources vital for the reconstruction of events in the first Islamic century, covering the period which ends with the unsuccessful Arab siege of Constantinople, an event which both modern historians and Syriac chronographers see as making a decisive caesura in history. Series: Translated Texts for Historians. Num Pages: 352 pages, 4 tables, 5 maps, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1FB; DNF; HBJF1; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 132 x 206 x 22. Weight in Grams: 472.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Liverpool University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780853232384
ISBN
9780853232384
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 35.83

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Quercus Publishing
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857388391
ISBN
9780857388391
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.94

Paperback. Translator(s): McLeish, Kenneth. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DD; DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 133 x 210 x 11. Weight in Grams: 224.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780948230653
ISBN
9780948230653
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 23.37

Paperback. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 128 x 204 x 16. Weight in Grams: 232.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Counterpoint United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781582437453
ISBN
9781582437453
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 15.86

Paperback. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 128 x 9. Weight in Grams: 138.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Counterpoint United States
Number of pages
112
Condition
New
SKU
V9781582437460
ISBN
9781582437460
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 14.40

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Quercus Publishing
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780874470
ISBN
9781780874470
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.21

Hardcover. Presents essays on the giants of world literature that explore the links between literature, history and politics. This title discusses common themes as well as polarities, impressions and re-readings, contextualizing the text in the political and historical milieu of its creation. It highlights the frustrations and pleasures of world literature. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 162 x 27. Weight in Grams: 530.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Verso Books United Kingdom
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844673674
ISBN
9781844673674
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.73

Paperback. Charts the connections that the author has made between sexuality, psychoanalysis, and aesthetics. This book considers the author's ideas alongside Freud's and helps gain a clearer understanding of human identity and how we relate to one another. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; JFSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 230 x 153 x 12. Weight in Grams: 305.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226043548
ISBN
9780226043548
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 29.44

Paperback. Repackaged to feature Tolkien's own painting of the Tree of Amalion, this collection includes his famous essay, 'On Fairy-stories' and the story that exemplifies this, 'Leaf by Niggle', together with the poem 'Mythopoeia' and the verse drama, 'The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth', which tells of the events following the disastrous Battle of Maldon. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; FM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 134 x 12. Weight in Grams: 132.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Condition
New
SKU
9780007105045
ISBN
9780007105045
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.04

Paperback. With a biting wit and perceptive insight, Dorothy Parker examines the social mores of her day and exposes the darkness beneath the dazzle. Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780141182582
ISBN
9780141182582
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 11.04

Paperback. Thinking collapses and remerges in this metafictional collection of essays following a writer and artist at work. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; DQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 199.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Wave Books
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781940696270
ISBN
9781940696270
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 17.47

Paperback. A collection of essays in which the author writes of her own upbringing, her human and literary antecedents, and also dwells on lives and poems. The book includes writings on T.S. Eliot, George Oppen, Sylvia Plath, Robinson Jeffers, Wallace Stevens, and John Berryman. Series: Lives & letters. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 162 x 8. Weight in Grams: 210.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9781857543902
ISBN
9781857543902
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.27

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