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Literary studies: general

Hardback. Series: Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts. Num Pages: 574 pages. BIC Classification: ACXD7; DSBH; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 150 x 41. Weight in Grams: 902.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Scarecrow Press United States
Number of pages
574
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810858473
ISBN
9780810858473

€ 145.27
€ 144.47

Hardback. Takhyil is a term from Arabic poetics denoting the evocation of images. It has a broad spectrum of connotations throughout classical philosophical poetics and rhetoric, and it is closely linked to the Greek concept of phantasia. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white line drawings, figures. BIC Classification: 2CSR; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 249 x 178 x 23. Weight in Grams: 942.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Gibb Memorial Trust United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780906094693
ISBN
9780906094693

€ 54.99
€ 51.82

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

€ 79.01

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

€ 61.76

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
€ 52.00

Paperback. In this book, Tim Whitmarsh offers an innovative new introduction to ancient Greek literature. The volume integrates cutting--edge cultural theory with the latest research in classical scholarship, providing a comprehensive, sophisticated and accessible account of literature from Homer to late antiquity. Series: Cultural History of Literature. Num Pages: 296 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 225 x 164 x 22. Weight in Grams: 446.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Polity Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745627922
ISBN
9780745627922

€ 26.85

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099590217
ISBN
9780099590217

€ 13.99
€ 13.52

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

€ 33.39

Paperback. This classic study examines the place of literature within Marxist cultural theory, and offers an assessment of the contributions of previous thinkers to Marxist literary theory. Series: Marxist Introductions. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; JPFC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 201 x 133 x 13. Weight in Grams: 246.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1978
Publisher
Oxford Paperbacks
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198760610
ISBN
9780198760610

€ 52.92

Paperback. The first ever biography of Maurice Bowra - classicist, poet, wit , raconteur extraordinary, and the most famous don of his generation. Num Pages: 400 pages, 8pp black and white plates. BIC Classification: 3JJ; BGL; DSB; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 23. Weight in Grams: 612.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
398
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199589333
ISBN
9780199589333

€ 37.51

Paperback. Num Pages: 384 pages, 57 illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBB; HDD; HDDM; HRKP5. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 205 x 255 x 36. Weight in Grams: 932.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781480216440
ISBN
9781480216440

€ 37.99
€ 35.59

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

€ 37.15

Hardcover. Writing became a widespread practice only in the last four hundred years. Before written texts could record and preserve the stories of a culture, cloth was one of the primary modes for transmitting social messages. In Weaving the Word, Kathryn Sullivan Kruger examines the link between written texts and woven textiles. Num Pages: 188 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 167 x 16. Weight in Grams: 412.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Associated University Presses United States
Number of pages
187
Condition
New
SKU
V9781575910529
ISBN
9781575910529

€ 78.93

Paperback. Provides a more complete history of the zombie than has ever been told, explaining how the myth's migration to the New World was facilitated by the transatlantic slave trade, and reveals the real-world import of storytelling, reminding us of the power of myths and mythmaking, and the high stakes of appropriation and homage. Series: American Literatures Initiative. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: APFN; DSB; HRQ; JFCA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 417.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Rutgers University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813568836
ISBN
9780813568836

€ 39.82

Paperback. A biography of Robert Desnos (1900-1945), which re-evaluates the surrealist movement through the life and works of one of its founders. Desnos was as famous among the surrealists for his independence of mind as for his elaborate "automatic" drawings and his brilliant oral and written performances during the incubational period of the group. Num Pages: 282 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSA; DSBH. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 157 x 17. Weight in Grams: 426.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Number of pages
282
Condition
New
SKU
V9780803218413
ISBN
9780803218413

€ 25.99
€ 23.89

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9780708322253
ISBN
9780708322253

€ 20.92

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784537913
ISBN
9781784537913

€ 72.08
€ 70.57

Paperback. Painter and draughtsman, novelist, satirist, pamphleteer and critic, Lewis' multifarious activities defy easy categorisation. After the Second World War, spent in penniless and bitter exile in Canada, he returned to London. It coincided, tragically, with the realisation that he was going blind. Num Pages: 704 pages, 16pp b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; ACXD; AGB; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 158 x 36. Weight in Grams: 708.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
704
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712673396
ISBN
9780712673396

€ 19.99
€ 19.75

Paperback. Poetics of the Pretext is an original study of the French poet Lautreamont (1846-1870). It analyses closely the texts, pretexts and intertexts of this innovative poet, bringing Les Chants de Maldoror and Poesies to the foreground of contemporary critical debates around poetics, genre, intertextuality and influence. Num Pages: 284 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBF; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 220 x 150 x 23. Weight in Grams: 480.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
University of Exeter Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
SKU
V9780859894982
ISBN
9780859894982

€ 54.99
€ 53.16

Paperback. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: ABA; DSB; HBA; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 275 x 230 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1361.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Cengage Learning, Inc United States
Edition
9 Rev ed
Number of pages
544
Condition
New
SKU
V9781305958104
ISBN
9781305958104

€ 86.25

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Continuum Publishing Corporation United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9781623561116
ISBN
9781623561116

€ 33.99
€ 32.44

Hardcover. What can post/colonial studies and their approaches contribute to our understanding of the Austro-Hungarian (k u k) occupation and administration of Bosnia-Herzegovina from 1878 to 1914? This anthology presents some possible answers to this research question. Editor(s): Ruthner, Clemens; Cordileone, Diana Reynolds; Reber, Ursula; Detrez, Raymond. Series: Austrian Culture. Num Pages: 427 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; DSBH; HBLL; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 157 x 231 x 28. Weight in Grams: 714.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
427
Condition
New
SKU
V9780820497259
ISBN
9780820497259

€ 76.43

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

€ 30.85

Paperback. A comprehensive, chronological survey of the basic models of rhetoric as they developed from the early Greeks through the twentieth century. The author discusses rhetorical theories and practices in the context of the times of political and intellectual crisis that gave rise to them. Num Pages: 336 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; CFG; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 224 x 154 x 19. Weight in Grams: 462.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226114897
ISBN
9780226114897

€ 31.01

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