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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

€ 43.37

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

€ 68.00

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

€ 45.94

Paperback. This guide to deconstruction ranges across topics and discourses, from the obvious (feminism, post-colonialism, technology) to the less so (drugs, film, weaving). But each of the essays has more than one focus, exploring or opening on to further and other deconstructions. Editor(s): Royle, Nicholas. Num Pages: 336 pages, biography. BIC Classification: DSA; HPCF7. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UA) A / AS level; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 158 x 18. Weight in Grams: 516.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
328
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333717615
ISBN
9780333717615

€ 47.24

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

€ 43.35

Hardcover. The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Louisa May Alcott illuminates the world of Little Women and its author. Editor(s): Matteson, John. Series: The Annotated Books. Num Pages: 736 pages, Full color, 233 illustrations. BIC Classification: DSYC; FC; YFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 347 x 55. Weight in Grams: 2080.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
Annotated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393072198
ISBN
9780393072198

€ 37.99
€ 37.51

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

€ 19.01

Paperback. In the light of a pregnancy, a faithless couple pick apart their relationship, stitch by painful stitch. Can it be mended? This dark and intimate play is a love story set at the extremes of brutality, banality and tenderness. Series: Modern Plays. Num Pages: 80 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 127 x 6. Weight in Grams: 108.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9780413772930
ISBN
9780413772930

€ 16.58

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

€ 38.29

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

€ 34.16

Paperback. The first book-length study of the notion of place and its implications in modern drama Series: Theater: Theory/Text/Performance. Num Pages: 328 pages. BIC Classification: ANH; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 24. Weight in Grams: 516.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
University of Michigan Press
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780472065899
ISBN
9780472065899

€ 37.54

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

€ 41.05

Paperback. Editor(s): Ahlquist, Dale. Num Pages: 144 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 129 x 10. Weight in Grams: 166.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486481159
ISBN
9780486481159

€ 8.10

Hardcover. Anita Loos (1888-1981) was one of Hollywood's most respected and prolific screenwriters, as well as an acclaimed novelist and playwright. This title collects film treatments, short stories, and one-act plays of her creative writing and showcases the breadth and depth of her talent. Editor(s): Beauchamp, Cari; Loos, Mary Anita. Num Pages: 322 pages, 26 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 2ABM; APF; DD; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 159 x 33. Weight in Grams: 642.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of California Press Berkeley
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
322
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520228948
ISBN
9780520228948

€ 44.99
€ 39.60

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

€ 22.74

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

€ 34.88

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

€ 93.25

Mass Market Paperback.
Publication date
1982
Publisher
Bantam Classics
Condition
New
SKU
V9780553212600
ISBN
9780553212600

€ 6.99
€ 6.87

Paperback. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 127 x 8. Weight in Grams: 103.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Edition
Main
Number of pages
96
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571138739
ISBN
9780571138739

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

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
1998
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Edition
Main
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571175284
ISBN
9780571175284

€ 15.40

Paperback. Featuring an introduction to the playwright, this book includes, a detailed analysis of the language, structure and characters of the play, and textual notes explaining difficult words and references. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UA) A / AS level; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 128 x 11. Weight in Grams: 128.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571212323
ISBN
9780571212323

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. 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
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
111
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631004806
ISBN
9780631004806

€ 20.29

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

€ 77.09

Hardback. Series: Modern Library. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DD; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 121 x 16. Weight in Grams: 224.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Random House USA Inc United States
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780679601722
ISBN
9780679601722

€ 23.99
€ 18.32