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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

€ 7.99
€ 7.12

Paperback. Includes the author's views on overpopulation, propaganda, advertising and government control. This book appeals for the defence of relevant individualism. Num Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; JFFR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 13. Weight in Grams: 134.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
Edition
New Ed
SKU
9780099458234
ISBN
9780099458234
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 6.05

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
€ 12.41

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

€ 59.25

Paperback. Editor(s): Chapman, R. W. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 1536 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 130 x 60. Weight in Grams: 1182.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
1536
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199540211
ISBN
9780199540211
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 21.67

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

€ 36.27

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

€ 17.99
€ 14.09

Hardcover. James Bloodworth tackles the thorny issue of class, privilege and wealth in contemporary Britain, taking to task the major political parties in the process. Series: Provocations. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JFFA; JFFM; JFSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 121 x 186 x 18. Weight in Grams: 180.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Biteback Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785900532
ISBN
9781785900532
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.57

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
€ 35.88

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
2009
Publisher
HarperCollins
Condition
New
SKU
9780007105045
ISBN
9780007105045
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 8.54

Paperback. "This issue of Granta is about the difference between the world as we see it and the world as it actually is, beyond our faulty memories and tired understanding. It's also about the borderlands of politics and reason, and of reality and transcendence, in contested territories"--Page 4 of cover. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 146 x 28. Weight in Grams: 350. Good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Granta Magazine
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KEX0305375
ISBN
9781905881871
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.64

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
€ 16.31

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

€ 15.99
€ 11.29

Paperback. A selection of sermons and other work by the Elizabethan/Jacobean divine, Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626). In the pulpit, Andrewes initiated the metaphysical style of sermonizing - erudite, dramatic and poetic. His writings represent a voice from early Anglicanism. Series: Fyfield Books. Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; HRCC91; HRCX4. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 217 x 140 x 10. Weight in Grams: 256.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Carcanet Pr
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857541182
ISBN
9781857541182
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 13.21

Paperback. Despite his reputation for idleness, Peter Cook was a great comedy writer, who created countless outrageous sketches and articles and was famed for his prolific role in the satire boom of the 1960s. This book deals with his life and work. Num Pages: 464 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: APT; DNF; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 31. Weight in Grams: 324.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
ARROW
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099443254
ISBN
9780099443254
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 203 x 140 x 17. Weight in Grams: 284.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1964
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation United States
Edition
First
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780811202138
ISBN
9780811202138
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 18.42

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Research & Education Association,U.S. United States
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9780878910311
ISBN
9780878910311
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.04

Paperback. Editor(s): Klaus, Carl H.; Stuckey-French, Ned. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 146 x 16. Weight in Grams: 338.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
University of Iowa Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781609380762
ISBN
9781609380762
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.90

Hardcover. Num Pages: 663 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DNF; HRA; HRJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 165 x 53. Weight in Grams: 907.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
663
Condition
New
SKU
V9780688129583
ISBN
9780688129583
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 25.04

Paperback. "The essays in this volume were published in French in Chroniques littaeraires du Journal des daebats."--T.p. verso. Translator(s): Holland, Michael. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDFC; 3JJ; DNF; DS; HBL; HP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 152 x 23. Weight in Grams: 431.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Fordham University Press United States
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780823267262
ISBN
9780823267262
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 36.97

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