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Literary studies: general

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Northcote House Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
SKU
V9780746312070
ISBN
9780746312070

€ 23.79

Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: CF; DSBH; JFHF; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 152 x 27. Weight in Grams: 520.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Edition
First printing
SKU
V9781433106675
ISBN
9781433106675

€ 31.99
€ 30.43

Paperback. This study offers a different reading of the archaic lesbian poet, Sappho, whose poetry dates from the seventh century BC. Her presentation of many certitudes in the history of poetry, philosophy and sexuality are featured here. Num Pages: 218 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 213 x 141 x 15. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
218
SKU
V9780226167565
ISBN
9780226167565

€ 30.49

Paperback. When Brautigan took his own life in September of 1984 his close friends and network of artists and writers were devastated though not entirely surprised. To many, Brautigan was shrouded in enigma, erratic and unpredictable in his habits and presentation. This title offers portraits of a man destroyed by his genius. Num Pages: 864 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; BGL; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 181 x 44. Weight in Grams: 1588.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Counterpoint United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
864
SKU
V9781619021051
ISBN
9781619021051

€ 32.99
€ 23.65

Paperback. Num Pages: black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSB; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 190 x 20. Weight in Grams: 531.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Baker Academic
SKU
V9780801039447
ISBN
9780801039447

€ 20.99
€ 19.22

Paperback. While the Reverend Maybold creates a furore among the village's musicians with his decision to abolish the church's traditional 'string choir' and replace it with a modern mechanical organ, the new schoolteacher, Fancy Day, causes an upheaval of a more romantic nature, winning the hearts of 3 men - a local farmer, a church musician and Maybold. Editor(s): Dolin, Tim. Num Pages: 288 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2ACG; DSBF; DSK; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 218. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Penguin Classics
SKU
KKD0002193
ISBN
9780140435535

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Jane Austen the Reader explains Austen's excellence and endurance by showing how her writing developed as a response to the writing of others: as parody, satire, criticism and even, on occasion, homage. Seeing Austen as a critic offers new insights into her creativity, and new interpretations of her novels. Num Pages: 241 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 145 x 18. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
248
SKU
V9781137292407
ISBN
9781137292407

€ 100.30

Paperback. Representative selection of Martial's poems with full introduction and commentary suitable for use with students. Editor(s): Watson, Lindsay; Watson, Patricia. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Num Pages: 388 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DNF; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 144 x 202 x 25. Weight in Grams: 462.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
388
SKU
V9780521555395
ISBN
9780521555395

€ 33.51

Paperback. Shows that, under the influence of the popular geography of the eighteenth century, an increasing number of literary works began to make use of actual topographical data. The author demonstrates that the kinship between geographical and literary representations of topography went further: they underwent parallel developments. Num Pages: 233 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DSB; DSBD; HBLH; RG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 158 x 226 x 15. Weight in Grams: 358.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
SKU
V9783034312578
ISBN
9783034312578

€ 61.17

Paperback. From 'Is there Sex Before Marriage in Austen?' to 'Which important Austen characters never speak?' the Guardian Book Club columnist answers 21 apparently trivial questions that reveal deep and hidden truths about Jane Austen's fictional world Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 131 x 22. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Bloomsbury Paperbacks
SKU
9781408831694
ISBN
9781408831694

€ 9.45

Paperback. Ranging from the nineteenth century to the present, this book explores several central aspects of the ways in which the English-language poetry and fiction of Wales has responded to what was, for a crucial period of a century or so, the dominant culture of Wales: the culture of Welsh nonconformity. Series: Writing Wales in English. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; DSB. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 139 x 27. Weight in Grams: 508.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Wales Press
SKU
V9780708322253
ISBN
9780708322253

€ 21.36

Paperback. Called "the most important critic of his time" by Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin has only become more influential over the years. Suitable for any scholar wrestling with Benjamin's work, this title offers a look at the man behind much of the twentieth century's most significant criticism. Editor(s): Scholen, Gershom; Adorno, Theodor W. Translator(s): Jacobson, Manfred R.; Jacobson, Evelyn M. Num Pages: 674 pages, 2 halftones. BIC Classification: BJ; DSB; HPCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 159 x 37. Weight in Grams: 930.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
674
SKU
V9780226042381
ISBN
9780226042381

€ 32.30

Paperback. Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. Series: Cambridge Contexts in Literature. Num Pages: 130 pages, 1 colour book. BIC Classification: 2AB; 4KL; DSB. Category: (UA) A / AS level; (XR) Revision / study guides. Dimension: 227 x 153 x 6. Weight in Grams: 252.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
2001st Edition
Number of pages
128
SKU
V9780521787918
ISBN
9780521787918

€ 12.81

Paperback. F. Fraser Darling provides a beautifully written account of the interaction between humanity and life underwater accompanied with illustrations by C. F. Tunnicliffe. Illustrator(s): Tunnicliffe, C. F. Num Pages: 84 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSB; PSVS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 116 x 6. Weight in Grams: 140.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
Reissue
Number of pages
84
SKU
V9780521175944
ISBN
9780521175944

€ 23.99
€ 23.65

Hardcover. Working Girls offers a cultural and literary history of telegraphists, typists, shop-girls, and barmaids. It argues that these occupations helped to shape a distinctively new identity for emancipated young women, and explores how authors used this to navigate a precarious literary landscape. Num Pages: 304 pages, 17 black-and-white halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780198724841
ISBN
9780198724841

€ 97.43

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
SKU
V9780313289989
ISBN
9780313289989

€ 43.16

Paperback. Eschewing the often romanticized Underground Railroad narrative that portrays southern Ontario as the welcoming destination of Blacks fleeing from slavery, The Promised Land reveals the Chatham-Kent area as a crucial settlement site for an early Black presence in Canada. Editor(s): De B'Beri, Boulou Ebanda; Reid-Maroney, Nina; Wright, Handel Kashope. Series: African and Diasporic Cultural Studies. Num Pages: 248 pages, 6, 2 figures. BIC Classification: 1KBC; DSB; HBJK; JHB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 157 x 230 x 15. Weight in Grams: 374.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
SKU
V9781442615335
ISBN
9781442615335

€ 27.53

Paperback. The most controversial and newsworthy plays of British theatre are a rash of rude, vicious and provocative pieces by a brat pack of twentysomethings whose debuts startled critics and audiences with their heady mix of sex, violence and street-poetry. This title studies this outburst of creative self-expression. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; AN; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 135 x 21. Weight in Grams: 312.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Faber & Faber
SKU
9780571200498
ISBN
9780571200498

€ 17.99
€ 13.09

Paperback. Coinciding with the major new TV series, this is the definitive companion to the MISS MARPLE novels, films and TV appearances. Num Pages: 176 pages, map. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK; FF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 113 x 10. Weight in Grams: 98. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
HarperCollins
SKU
KSS0000945
ISBN
9780006499565

€ 17.95

Hardcover. In a study of three eminent French women writers of the 20th century, the author examines the ways in which the ageing process shaped their creativity and their lives, and goes on to ask questions about a culture that depends on the ideas of sexual difference for its national identity. Num Pages: 224 pages, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 2ADF; 3JJ; DSBH; DSK; JFC; JFSJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 24. Weight in Grams: 499.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
University Press of Florida United States
Edition
1st
Number of pages
224
SKU
V9780813017006
ISBN
9780813017006

€ 81.72

Paperback. Num Pages: 235 pages, biography. BIC Classification: DSA; DSBF; DSBH; JFC; JFSJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 14. Weight in Grams: 306.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
235
SKU
V9781349260171
ISBN
9781349260171

€ 69.95

Paperback. Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions. Num Pages: 484 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; DSB; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 211 x 149 x 38. Weight in Grams: 694.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
484
SKU
V9780822313946
ISBN
9780822313946

€ 32.99
€ 29.71

Paperback. Explains that it was Lenin who made Karl Marx's thought explicitly political, who extended it beyond the confines of Europe, who put it into practice. This title demonstrates that truth and partisanship are not mutually exclusive as is often suggested. Editor(s): Budgen, Sebastian; Kouvelakis, Stathis; Zizek, Slavoj. Translator(s): Fernbach, David. Series: [SIC] Series. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: DSA; DSB; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 268 x 24. Weight in Grams: 484.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Duke University Press
SKU
V9780822339410
ISBN
9780822339410

€ 30.99
€ 27.59

Paperback. Fanny Burney (1752-1840) is best known as the author of "Evelina", one of the most engaging novels of the eighteenth century. But for much of her long life, she was also an incomparable diarist, witnessing both the madness of George III and the young Queen Victoria's coronation. This biography paints a portrait of the woman of great talent. Num Pages: 368 pages, 8pp b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JF; 3JH; BG; DSBD; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 29. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
VINTAGE
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
368
SKU
V9780099590217
ISBN
9780099590217

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

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