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Literary studies: general

Paperback. Identifies and explains a surprising affinity for medievalism and medieval studies among the leading figures of critical theory. This book contains original essays by Bataille and Bourdieu - translated English - that testify in various ways to the strange persistence of medievalisms in French postwar avant-garde writings. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DSA; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 176 x 17. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226349749
ISBN
9780226349749

€ 33.41

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

€ 42.22

Paperback. Num Pages: 408 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 153 x 27. Weight in Grams: 624.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Continuum Publishing Corporation United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
408
Condition
New
SKU
V9781441161406
ISBN
9781441161406

€ 30.99
€ 29.39

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742521414
ISBN
9780742521414

€ 44.99
€ 44.53

Paperback. BIC Classification: 1DBK; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 135 x 14. Weight in Grams: 195.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Random House USA Inc India
Number of pages
241
Condition
New
SKU
V9781400033232
ISBN
9781400033232

€ 29.72

Paperback. A powerful and moving autobiography from a gifted writer who has been compared to Joyce and Yeats. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBH; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 12. Weight in Grams: 136.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Phoenix Paperbacks London
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753807095
ISBN
9780753807095

€ 13.99
€ 11.09

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137292407
ISBN
9781137292407

€ 97.11

Paperback. Editor(s): Motte, Warren F., Jr. Series: The Review of Contemporary Fiction. Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 13. Weight in Grams: 284.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Dalkey Archive Press
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781564786159
ISBN
9781564786159

€ 8.46

Paperback. A reader's guide to one of the most popular novels of the past ten years. Includes a biography of the novelist, analysis of the novel, reviews of the novel, the novel's standing today vis-a-vis TV, film, prizes, etc, and further reading, discussion questions, websites. Series: Continuum Contemporaries Series. Num Pages: 98 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (J) Children / Juvenile; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 190 x 135 x 7. Weight in Grams: 136.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
98
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826452399
ISBN
9780826452399

€ 22.00

Hardcover. Proposes readings of justice in contemporary American literature. This book examines contemporary writers like Joyce Carol Oates and Toni Morrison. It concludes by observing that justice in contemporary American life is not about closure, but is an open-ended practice of human action, a theory that corresponds to postmodern theories of narrative. Series: Modern American Literature. Num Pages: 263 pages. BIC Classification: AN; CBP; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 159 x 232 x 20. Weight in Grams: 498.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Edition
First printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433112942
ISBN
9781433112942

€ 63.16

Paperback. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSG; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 153 x 231 x 15. Weight in Grams: 316.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816634187
ISBN
9780816634187

€ 24.99
€ 24.27

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

€ 8.99
€ 8.68

Hardback. Vernon Lee was the pen name of Violet Paget - a prolific author best known for her supernatural fiction, her support of the Aesthetic Movement and her radical polemics. She was an active correspondent who included many well-known figures among her circle. This scholarly edition of her letters makes a selection from more than 30 archives worldwide. Editor(s): Geoffroy, Sophie. Series: The Pickering Masters. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGLA; BJ; DSBF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848934962
ISBN
9781848934962

€ 149.98

Paperback. Num Pages: 276 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DQ; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 126. Weight in Grams: 200.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Quartet Books United Kingdom
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
276
Condition
New
SKU
V9780704381490
ISBN
9780704381490

€ 8.99
€ 8.71

Hardcover. Using over 200 relatively unknown manuscripts from Northern England, Friedman reveals an active northern book trade at York and Durham, serving a range of gentry, urban bourgeoisie and ecclesiastical users. He discusses ownership, readership and the physical characteristics of the books. Num Pages: 352 pages, 60 illustrations, index. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; DSBD; KND. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 152 x 31. Weight in Grams: 798.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Syracuse University Press
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815626497
ISBN
9780815626497

€ 45.69

Hardback. Series: Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Num Pages: 270 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 163 x 24. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Lexington Books United States
Number of pages
270
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739146903
ISBN
9780739146903

€ 99.70

Paperback. Num Pages: 280 pages, port. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 328.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
The New York Review of Books, Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780940322127
ISBN
9780940322127

€ 18.99
€ 15.06

Hardcover. Num Pages: 263 pages, biography. BIC Classification: BJ; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 219 x 165 x 20. Weight in Grams: 418.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
1st
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781403969583
ISBN
9781403969583

€ 79.09

Paperback. "With an expanded glossary and new readings"--P. [1] of cover. Editor(s): Hasenfratz, Robert. Num Pages: 577 pages. BIC Classification: DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 210 x 205 x 32. Weight in Grams: 990.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
West Virginia University Press
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781933202747
ISBN
9781933202747

€ 61.81

Paperback. A comparative study of the texts by eight female authors writing in French and German - Marie Darrieussecq, Amelie Nothomb, Lorette Nobecourt, Alina Reyes, Sibylle Berg, Jenny Erpenbeck, Monika Maron and Charlotte Roche - in terms of an aesthetics of disgust and asks to what extent disgust can be seen as a useful tool for feminist criticism. Series: Studies in Contemporary Women's Writing. Num Pages: 286 pages. BIC Classification: DB; DSB; DSBH; DSBH5; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 162 x 15. Weight in Grams: 430.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034308625
ISBN
9783034308625

€ 53.99
€ 52.04

Paperback. Provides an introduction to medieval and modern ideas of narrative; and types of medieval story-telling, including fable, chronicle, epic, romance, and dream. This book indicates some of the interesting complexities of a literature too often regarded as simple or alien, but which may have enough uncertainties to satisfy any post-modernist reader. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 17. Weight in Grams: 399.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199258390
ISBN
9780199258390

€ 62.54

Hardcover. Collects poetry, short stories, and essays by celebrated African American poet and publisher Dudley Randall. This title intends to bring together his most popular poems with his lesser-known short stories, first published in "The Negro Digest" during the 1960s, and several of his essays, which influenced the direction of the Black Arts movement. Editor(s): Boyd, Melba Joyce. Series: African American Life. Num Pages: 256 pages, 8 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; DSBH; DSC; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 558.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Wayne State University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780814334454
ISBN
9780814334454

€ 41.70

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

€ 18.57

Hardcover. Num Pages: 267 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 157 x 25. Weight in Grams: 540.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University Press of Florida
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813049915
ISBN
9780813049915

€ 110.59

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