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Literary studies: general

Paperback. This introduction to modern Greek literature highlights writers and works which have enjoyed critical or popular acclaim, and emphasizes the relationships linking them together. It examines the romanticism of the 19th century, the modernist influence and the post-war experimentation. Num Pages: 438 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1D; 2AHM; DSBF; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 142 x 29. Weight in Grams: 578.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Edition
Rev and Expande
Number of pages
438
SKU
V9780198159742
ISBN
9780198159742

€ 131.51

Paperback. A study of the art of Dostoevsky and the literary and historical context in which it was created. Through analyses of the work of Balzac, Dickens and Gogol, Fanger identifies romantic realism, the transformative fusion of two generic categories, as a powerful imaginary response to the modern city. Series: Studies in Russian Literature and Theory. Num Pages: 326 pages. BIC Classification: 2AGR; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 154 x 19. Weight in Grams: 475.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Number of pages
326
SKU
V9780810115934
ISBN
9780810115934

€ 47.56

Paperback. Series: Shakespeare and Theory. Num Pages: 216 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBD; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 244. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
SKU
KSS0001157
ISBN
9781472590459

€ 18.95

Paperback. Series: Early Modern Literature in History. Num Pages: 270 pages, biography. BIC Classification: DSB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
270
SKU
V9781349422944
ISBN
9781349422944

€ 83.43

Paperback. Patricia Leavy, herself both a highly published qualitative researcher and a novelist, explores the overlaps and intersections between these two ways of understanding and describing human experience, including a methodological introduction and five stories showing these methods in action. Series: Developing Qualitative Inquiry. Num Pages: 316 pages, black & white tables. BIC Classification: DSK; JHBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 526.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Left Coast Press
Number of pages
316
SKU
V9781611321548
ISBN
9781611321548

€ 48.08

Hardcover. The book focuses on the uncanny in the domestic space of Elizabeth Bowen's fiction. Providing a psychoanalytic reading of selected works it aims to examine the image of the house in Bowen's prose and to analyse its uncanniness in relation to the characters' identity. Series: Mediated Fictions Studies in Verbal and Visual Narratives. Num Pages: 142 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 255 x 14. Weight in Grams: 292.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
New edition
SKU
V9783631670255
ISBN
9783631670255

€ 31.99
€ 30.59

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Continuum
Number of pages
192
SKU
V9780826494733
ISBN
9780826494733

€ 31.54

Hardback. 'The Battle of Maldon', along with 'Beowulf' and Bede's 'Ecclesiastical History of the English People', is perhaps the best known text of the Anglo-Saxon age. Num Pages: 288 pages, 2 16 black and white plate sections. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DN; DSBB; HBW; HRCC2; JFCX. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 25. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
SKU
V9781784537913
ISBN
9781784537913

€ 73.86
€ 72.24

Paperback. C. S. Lewis explores the fascination with language by taking a series of words and teasing out their connotations. Series: Canto Classics. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 141 x 18. Weight in Grams: 488.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
352
SKU
V9781107688650
ISBN
9781107688650

€ 19.09

Paperback. "The Frame translation of the complete essays was initially published in 1957 in The complete works of Montaigne."--T.p. verso. Editor(s): Frame, Donald M. Translator(s): Frame, Donald M. Num Pages: 908 pages. BIC Classification: 3JB; DNF; DSBD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5766 x 3887 x 47. Weight in Grams: 1225.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1958
Publisher
Stanford University Press Stanford, CA
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
906
SKU
V9780804704861
ISBN
9780804704861

€ 41.99
€ 37.17

Paperback. "Cadenus" is primarily concerned with the relationship between Swift and Vanessa (Esther Van Homrigh), "Swift's Most Valuable Friend" with that between Swift and Stella (Esther Johnson). Both help to determine the precise nature of this triangle, and the impact it had on his writing and career. Illustrator(s): Brocquy, Louis Le. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JF; BGH; DSBD; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 136. . Clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd Dublin
Edition
New edition
Number of pages
320
SKU
KEX0220095
ISBN
9781843510178

€ 17.95

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
SKU
V9780313295263
ISBN
9780313295263

€ 67.68

Paperback. This volume looks at the literary and intellectual development of the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. It examines narratives by and about its people and how notions of savagery and civilization were used in the writings of the dominant class, while also tracing the rise of nationalism. Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KJWWT; 2ABM; 3JH; DSBF; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 158 x 23. Weight in Grams: 553.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of Massachusetts Press
SKU
V9781558493919
ISBN
9781558493919

€ 31.17

Paperback. This volume covers the period from 1765 up to the Edwardian age, exploring the richness and literary diversity of the gothic form: from the original eighteenth-century gothic of Ann Radcliffe to the melodramatic fiction of Wilkie Collins. Num Pages: 248 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; DSBD; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 137 x 15. Weight in Grams: 314.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
248
SKU
V9780582237148
ISBN
9780582237148

€ 62.58

Paperback. This volume completes the Higgins Bestiary. From salad love with Molly Cushen to a young American wife in Spain and the Jacaranda Street tease in Johannesburg, Higgins is obsessed with the terrain of lost or thwarted love. Num Pages: 416 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; BGA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 32. Weight in Grams: 446. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
SKU
KSS0002196
ISBN
9780099286356

€ 4.64

Hardcover. This book provides a full-length critical study of William Morris's late works and demonstrates their essential role in promoting the continuing importance of Morris's ideas. It provides a new way of understanding their relevance to his writings on art and architecture, nature and the environment, and politics and Socialism. Series: Writing and Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century. Num Pages: 230 pages. BIC Classification: DSBF; EB; HBLL; HBTB; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 450.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
SKU
V9783034309301
ISBN
9783034309301

€ 73.69

Paperback. Thoreau's encounters with nature, the author argues, allowed him to resist his all-too-human tendency toward intellectual laziness, social conformity and political complacency. Bennett pursues this theme by constructing a series of dialogues between Thoureau and modern contemporaries. Series: Modernity and Political Thought. Num Pages: 176 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DSBF; HPCD; HPCF; JHBA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 146 x 12. Weight in Grams: 254.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Edition
Revised
Number of pages
176
SKU
V9780742521414
ISBN
9780742521414

€ 45.99
€ 45.52

Paperback. Leading Irish poet Derek Mahon has written some of the key poems of our age. In this landmark study, Hugh Haughton opens up Mahon's work before our eyes, balancing critical overview with illuminating close readings. This work is one of the critical cornerstones for the understanding of Northern Irish poetry. Num Pages: 416 pages, 9 black-and-white halftones. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSC; HBJD1; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 714.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
SKU
V9780199592623
ISBN
9780199592623

€ 45.05

Paperback. This collection takes its point of departure from Walter Benjamin's concept of the historical constellation, a concept which puts "contemporary" as well as "Romanticism" in play as period designations and critical paradigms. The book regards Romanticism as a thought experiment that poses questions for our own "now" time. Editor(s): Khalip, Jacques; Pyle, Forest. Series: Lit Z. Num Pages: 344 pages, 20 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: ACVC; DSBH5; HPN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 15. Weight in Grams: 476.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Fordham University Press United States
Number of pages
344
SKU
V9780823271047
ISBN
9780823271047

€ 34.99
€ 31.84

Paperback. A literary walking tour of New York City as seen through the eyes of American and British writers. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; 2AB; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 3895 x 5830 x 18. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Empire State Editions
Edition
Reprint
SKU
V9780823274253
ISBN
9780823274253

€ 23.99
€ 22.28

Hardcover. Covers a variety of authors and topics related to the New Criticism of the 1920s-1950s in America. This title traces the history of the New Criticism as a movement, considers theoretical and practical aspects of various proponents, and assesses the record of subsequent engagement with its tenets. Editor(s): Drake, Alfred J. Num Pages: 195 pages. BIC Classification: DSA; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 214 x 162 x 20. Weight in Grams: 420.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
SKU
V9781443823302
ISBN
9781443823302

€ 50.97

Paperback. Revelatory conversations between renowned writers at New York City's legendary bookstore. Editor(s): Strand, Jessica; Aguilar, Andrea. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DQ; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780393352085
ISBN
9780393352085

€ 15.99
€ 15.90

Paperback. Tells the story of a ten-year-old in top hat, cane and a red chiffon scarf, interrupted while belting out Judy Garland's 'Get Happy' by an alarmed mother at the bedroom door exclaiming, in shame and exasperation: 'Son, you're a boy'. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABM; BGA; DSBH; DSC; JFSK2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 168. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
SKU
KKD0001902
ISBN
9780099283393

€ 17.95

Paperback. Miller offers a complete course on the Latin erotic elegists, helping to trace the genre's rise and fall, and to understand its relation to the changes that marked the collapse of the Roman republic and the founding of the empire. Num Pages: 496 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DSBB; DSC; FP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 158 x 27. Weight in Grams: 746.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
496
SKU
V9780415243728
ISBN
9780415243728

€ 48.08

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