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Hardback. Editor(s): Artieres, Philippe; Bert, Jean-Francois; Potte-Bonneville, Mathieu; Revel, Judith. Translator(s): Bononno, Robert. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; HPCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 136 x 211 x 21. Weight in Grams: 302.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816693238
ISBN
9780816693238

€ 30.99
€ 29.82

Hardcover. A full-scale critical edition of Seneca's Medea which offers a substantial introduction, a new Latin text, an English verse translation, and a detailed commentary. Boyle locates the play firmly in its contemporary, historical, and theatrical context and in the ensuing literary and dramatic tradition. Editor(s): Boyle, A. J. Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DD; DSBB; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 223 x 149 x 40. Weight in Grams: 904.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
500
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199602087
ISBN
9780199602087

€ 200.19

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. A tightly focused study of the ubiquity of Indian objects in Victorian novels Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 259.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Michigan Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780472051342
ISBN
9780472051342

€ 33.16

Paperback. Mikhail Lermontov (1814-1841) is best known to Anglophone readers as the author of A Hero of Our Time, whereas among Russian readers his poetry is equally cherished. Lermontov was of Scottish descent, and this bilingual volume celebrates his bicentenary with new translations by 14 translator-poets, mostly Scottish. Editor(s): France, Peter; Marsack, Robyn. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 2AGR; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 139 x 13. Weight in Grams: 208.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847772756
ISBN
9781847772756

€ 16.99
€ 13.43

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

€ 30.85

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

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

Paperback. David Mamet is arguably the most important living American playwright. This Guide provides an up-to-date study of the key criticism on the full range of Mamet's work. It engages with his work in film as well as in the theatre, offering a synoptic overview of, and critical commentary on, the scholarly criticism of each play, screenplay or film. Series: Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism. Num Pages: 192 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 11. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230555358
ISBN
9780230555358

€ 29.59

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

Paperback. This 1974 book was the first treatment in English of the poetry of Else Lasker-Schuler, a German-Jewish poet who died in exile in Jerusalem. Series: Anglica Germanica Series 2. Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 223 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 23. The Broken World. Series: Anglica Germanica Series 2. 176 pages. This 1974 book was the first treatment in English of the poetry of Else Lasker-Schuler, a German-Jewish poet who died in exile in Jerusalem. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBH; DSC. Dimension: 223 x 156 x 11. Weight: 258.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
Reissue
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521168366
ISBN
9780521168366

€ 22.11

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
Edition
2nd
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715635650
ISBN
9780715635650

€ 30.41

Hardback. Dante's "Comedy" is a puzzling poem because the author wanted to lead his readers to understanding by engaging their curiosity. While many obscure matters are clarified in the course of the poem itself, others have remained enigmas that have fascinated Dantists for centuries. This work explores different ways to read the "Comedy." Series: Variorum Collected Studies Series. Num Pages: 352 pages, Includes 12 b&w illustrations and figures. BIC Classification: DSBB; DSC; JFCX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 224 x 150. Weight in Grams: 633.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780860789840
ISBN
9780860789840

€ 169.83

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9781628921632
ISBN
9781628921632

€ 123.16

Hardcover. Presents roughly sixty years' worth of Arthur Miller scholarship, offering a range of interpretations and critical responses to the playwright's work. Editor(s): Centola, Steven R.; Cirulli, Michelle. Num Pages: 592 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBH; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 36. Weight in Grams: 1034.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Edition
Annotated edition
Number of pages
592
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313289194
ISBN
9780313289194

€ 87.53

Paperback. Num Pages: 80 pages, 60 line drawings. BIC Classification: 2ADT; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 187 x 243 x 7. Weight in Grams: 159.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Oxford University Press Indian Branch India
Edition
3rd Edition
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195630398
ISBN
9780195630398

€ 6.32

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. Charts the rewards and struggles of the author's literary career, and reveals the often reluctant celebrity behind the outward success. This volume marks a writer's continuing quest for wisdom and self-understanding. It provides an insight into the creative background of his novels, as well as the writer's inner life and preoccupations. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; BJ; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 31. Weight in Grams: 330.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
496
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099443438
ISBN
9780099443438

€ 17.99
€ 14.24

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
€ 29.50

Paperback. From writings on food and sex to a mini portrait of his great friend and rival, Albert Camus, this volume brings together a collection of Sartrean gems. Translator(s): Buss, Robin. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DN; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 320.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140189216
ISBN
9780140189216

€ 19.99
€ 15.83

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

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

Hardcover. Editor(s): Horner, Avril; Zlosnik, Sue. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; DSBF; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748699124
ISBN
9780748699124

€ 88.71
€ 80.20

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

€ 97.97

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