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Literary studies: general

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Literary studies: general

Paperback. This reference guide to Yeats' work, uses Yeats' non-poetic writing, the principle Yeats criticism and the writings of his friends and critics to reveal the depth of his meanings. It identifies geographical, historical and literary references from classical antiquity to Irish culture. Series: Irish Studies. Num Pages: 232 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBF; DSBH; DSC; GBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Syracuse University Press
Edition
Revised ed.
SKU
V9780815627708
ISBN
9780815627708

€ 25.70

Hardback. This study discusses whether there is a linguistic difference between classical Attic prose texts intended for public oral delivery and those intended for written circulation and private performance, establishing a rigorous methodology for the reconstruction of the native perception of clarity in the original contexts of textual reception. Series: Oxford Classical Monographs. Num Pages: 352 pages, 15 black-and-white figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; CF; D; DN; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 222 x 147 x 26. Weight in Grams: 518.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
SKU
V9780198795902
ISBN
9780198795902

€ 123.40

Paperback. 'All men must die': or 'Valar Morghulis', as the traditional Essos greeting is rendered into High Valyrian. And die they do - in prodigious numbers; in imaginatively varied and gruesome ways; and often in pain, terror and ordure within the blood-spattered and viciously unpredictable world that is HBO's sensational evocation of Game of Thrones. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: APT; DSBB; FM; JFCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
SKU
V9781784539320
ISBN
9781784539320

€ 14.99
€ 13.95

Paperback. The Icelandic sagas, composed between the twelfth and the nineteenth centuries, are one of the world's great literary treasures. Num Pages: 192 pages, 29 illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ACSC; DSBB; DSK; HBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126 x 25. Weight in Grams: 346.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
2 Rev ed
Number of pages
192
SKU
V9780752428949
ISBN
9780752428949

€ 16.15

Paperback. Pease captures this life in full as he offers fresh insights into the sources of Geisel's creativity, from his surreal images to his anti-authoritarian stance and slapstick humor. Series: Lives and Legacies Series. Num Pages: 192 pages, 16 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; BGL; DSBH; DSY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 209 x 14. Weight in Grams: 230.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Oxford University Press
SKU
KKD0000631
ISBN
9780190614522

€ 6.24

Paperback. Num Pages: Ill. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ADF; BGH; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 202 x 136 x 13. Weight in Grams: 206.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1967
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation United States
SKU
V9780811201896
ISBN
9780811201896

€ 16.99
€ 16.97

Paperback. A new edition of this standard work, fully updated with four brand new chapters. Editor(s): David, Deirdre. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 290 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 154 x 14. Weight in Grams: 428. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. 287 pages. Editor(s): David, Deirdre. A new edition of this standard work, fully updated with four brand new chapters. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Dimension: 227 x 154 x 14. Weight: 456.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
287
SKU
V9780521182157
ISBN
9780521182157

€ 31.09

Hardcover. Joseph Conrad is not only one of the world's great writers of English literature, but was a writer who lived a particularly full and interesting life. This biography analyzes several aspects of Conrad's life and works: his problems with the English language; his borrowings from French writers; and his attitude toward socialism. Series: Studies in English & American Literature & Culture. Num Pages: 806 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 162 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1360. 8vo .Good copy in dustwrapper.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Camden House
SKU
KEX0307839
ISBN
9781571133472

€ 45.00

Paperback. In her opening essays - 'Fathers', 'Forefathers' and 'Ancestors', the author considers the renaissance of the historical novel and discusses particularly the novel of wartime experience; the surprising variety of distant pasts that British writers have invented; and the new 'Darwinian novel'. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 128 x 13. Weight in Grams: 180.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
SKU
KTG0020971
ISBN
9780099283836

€ 5.66

Hardcover. Series: New Horizons in Contemporary Writing. Num Pages: 344 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 174 x 31. Weight in Grams: 664.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
SKU
V9781628921632
ISBN
9781628921632

€ 132.95

Hardback. This book explores the inter-relationships between Agatha Christie and her works to seek the wholeness in the Christie experience. The authors perceive an integration in personal experience and moral and aesthetic values between the woman and her art. Num Pages: 199 pages, port. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK; FA; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 164 x 242 x 25. Weight in Grams: 488.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press United States
Number of pages
199
SKU
V9780879722159
ISBN
9780879722159

€ 25.70

Paperback. Num Pages: 312 pages, 17 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; DSB; JFSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 140 x 215 x 18. Weight in Grams: 368.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Number of pages
312
SKU
V9780816669707
ISBN
9780816669707

€ 24.99
€ 24.78

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

€ 8.99
€ 8.88

Paperback. Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962) is not only the greatest poet that California (and indeed the American West) has produced, but a major poet of the 20th century who occupies a prominent place in the tradition of American prophetic poetry. This is a selection of his work. Editor(s): Hunt, Tim. Num Pages: 776 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DCF; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 178 x 40. Weight in Grams: 1236.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
776
SKU
V9780804741088
ISBN
9780804741088

€ 41.99
€ 37.17

Hardcover. Produced as a contribution to English biography and criticism, this title offers a survey of English poetry from the early seventeenth century down to the author's own time. It also includes an introduction and critical apparatus. Editor(s): Lonsdale, Roger. Series: Oxford English Texts. Num Pages: 2220 pages, 1 port. BIC Classification: 3JF; BGL; DSBD; DSC; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 250 x 204 x 168. Weight in Grams: 4129. 8vo.Illustrated. Near fine copy in slipcase
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
OUP Oxford
SKU
KEX0306238
ISBN
9780199278978

€ 225.00

Paperback. Culture defines itself, its classes, its power structures, and its economy in terms of how it allows and encourages drugs to circulate. "Madame Bovary" takes up the problems of drugs and addiction in numerous ways. This title unpacks and presents as examples of the safe and unsafe. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBH; DSK; JFC; JFFH1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 176 x 237 x 10. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of Illinois Press United States
Number of pages
192
SKU
V9780252071904
ISBN
9780252071904

€ 20.99
€ 20.15

Paperback. This sombre biography of an urban slave who taught himself to read and write, and who ultimately achieved fame as a poet in Cuba's slave society, is presented in both Spanish and English. There is an introduction which sets the text in its historical and cultural context. Translator(s): Garfield, Evelyn Picon. Series: Latin American Literature & Culture S. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations, 1 facsim. BIC Classification: 1KJC; 2ADS; BGA; DSBD; HBTS; JFSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 154 x 11. Weight in Grams: 218.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Wayne State University Press United States
Edition
Bilingual Ed
Number of pages
160
SKU
V9780814325384
ISBN
9780814325384

€ 38.61

Paperback. Widely regarded as the finest poet of his generation, Seamus Heaney is the subject of numerous critical studies. This book traces the poet's steps from his early works, through to his receipt of the 1995 Nobel Prize for Literature and his post-Nobel life. Num Pages: 560 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 127 x 39. Weight in Grams: 458 524pp
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Faber & Faber Poetry
Edition
Main
SKU
9780571242535
ISBN
9780571242535

€ 17.99
€ 12.95

Paperback. A biography of Bruce Chatwin, based on private notebooks, diaries, letters and hundreds of interviews. It illuminates the many sides of Chatwin, from Sotheby's director, archaeologist, "Sunday Times" journalist and traveller to devoted husband and active gay, socialite and loner. Num Pages: 656 pages, illustrations facsimiles, geneal. table, portraits. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 40. Weight in Grams: 480. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Vintage
SKU
KKD0002223
ISBN
9780099289975

€ 17.95

Hardback. This book traces the emergence and evolution of a discourse of minority identity within Japan's Korean community through its examination of their literary narratives and political struggles over the past three decades. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DSBH; JFSL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 22. Weight in Grams: 481.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
272
SKU
V9780804750400
ISBN
9780804750400

€ 82.86

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
376
SKU
V9780521596503
ISBN
9780521596503

€ 34.72

Paperback. A comprehensive selection of Voltaire's very brief contes and melanges: tiny feats of narrative compression, each often no more than a few pages long. Their genre is something between a tale and a polemic - more gestures than stories. Translator(s): Cuffe, Theo. Num Pages: 208 pages, chronlogy, further reading, notes. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBD; DSK; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
SKU
V9780140446869
ISBN
9780140446869

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

Paperback. The Celtic Tiger economy and the post-Tiger context have also seen momentous transformations in the Irish landscape. This book analyses the relationship between the rural and the urban and explores the way it is reflected in Irish literature, culture and language from the turn of the twentieth century to the present day. Editor(s): Gilsenan Nordin, Irene; Zamorano Llena, Carmen. Series: Reimagining Ireland. Num Pages: 228 pages, charts. BIC Classification: DSBH; JF; PSAF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 225 x 17. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st New edition
SKU
V9783034302791
ISBN
9783034302791

€ 45.99
€ 44.09

Hardback. Literary Mischief brings renewed focus to the work of Sakaguchi Ango one of the most creative and stimulating thinkers of postwar Japan. The essays and translations included get at the heart of the most volatile issues of culture, ideology, and philosophy of postwar Japan. Series: New Studies in Modern Japan. Num Pages: 214 pages. BIC Classification: 1F; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 166 x 19. Weight in Grams: 481.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Lexington Books United States
Number of pages
214
SKU
V9780739138663
ISBN
9780739138663

€ 85.70

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