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Literary studies: general

Paperback. Edition and commentary, aimed at students and scholars, providing the most accessible introduction available to this late work of Ovid. Editor(s): Tissol, Garth. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Num Pages: 198 pages. BIC Classification: DSBB. Dimension: 217 x 138 x 11. Weight in Grams: 268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521525626
ISBN
9780521525626

€ 32.58

Paperback. Specially-commissioned essays explore key dimensions of Thomas Mann's writing and life. Editor(s): Robertson, Ritchie. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 284 pages, chronology, further reading. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 42.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521653701
ISBN
9780521653701

€ 32.54

Paperback. First paperback edition of one of E. P. Thompson's best and most deeply felt works. Num Pages: 284 pages, 20 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 142 x 16. Weight in Grams: 366.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521469777
ISBN
9780521469777

€ 43.49

Hardcover. A groundbreaking intervention into debates about Joyce's politics and the politics of modernism. Emer Nolan incorporates post-colonial and feminist theories into a close re-reading of Joyce's work. An exciting and provocative study. Num Pages: 236 pages, preface, bibliography. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2ABM; DSBH; DSK; JPFN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 567. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on dustwrapper but otherwise clean
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Routledge
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0005145
ISBN
9780415103435

€ 18.95

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813017006
ISBN
9780813017006

€ 82.40

Paperback. A study of heroic femininity as it appears in the epic Mahabharata, and focuses on the roles of wife, daughter-in-law, and mother, on how these women speak and on the kinship groups and varying marital systems that surround them. It portrays those qualities that cohere about women in the poem. Series: Ilex Series. Num Pages: 230 pages. BIC Classification: 2BBA; DSBB; HRGS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 229 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 354.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Harvard University, Center for Hellenic Studies United States
Number of pages
230
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674031982
ISBN
9780674031982

€ 26.08

Hardcover. Num Pages: 222 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 30. Weight in Grams: 382.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1981
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
223
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333281017
ISBN
9780333281017

€ 150.98
€ 144.35

Paperback. An attempt to understand the complexity of the vision and contributions of the African-American writer, James Baldwin, without needing to name him as exclusively homosexual, expatriate, black or activist. A group of scholars discuss Baldwin's life, his presence and his political thought and work. Editor(s): McBride, Dwight A. Num Pages: 356 pages, 7 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; BG; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 27. Weight in Grams: 590.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
New York University Press United States
Number of pages
356
Condition
New
SKU
V9780814756188
ISBN
9780814756188

€ 27.99
€ 25.61

Paperback. Editor(s): Erler, Mary Carpenter; Kowaleski, Maryanne. Num Pages: 280 pages, 22. BIC Classification: 3F; DSBB; HBG; HBLC; JFFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 390.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801488306
ISBN
9780801488306

€ 31.99
€ 30.74

Paperback. From the Man Booker-shortlisted author of Room, a book that explores the little-known literary tradition of love between women in Western literature. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 157 x 22. Weight in Grams: 442.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
9781447248170
ISBN
9781447248170

€ 12.99
€ 10.68

Paperback. The date of Beowulf, debated for almost a century, is a small question with large ramifications. This collection of essays by leading scholars has become a standard reference for scholarship in the area. Editor(s): Chase, Colin. Series: Toronto Old English Studies. Num Pages: 220 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBB; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 171 x 16. Weight in Grams: 445.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
University of Toronto Press Canada
Edition
New e.
Number of pages
220
Condition
New
SKU
V9780802078797
ISBN
9780802078797

€ 33.99
€ 32.21

Paperback. Brings together the work of sixteen respected scholars who examine some aspect of courage, wisdom, or place in Williams s work, in an attempt to get behind the heart of her literary vision" Editor(s): Goldthwaite, Melissa A (Saint Joseph's University); Chandler, Katherine R. Num Pages: 265 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; DSB; HRCC99. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 154 x 20. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of Utah Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780874807707
ISBN
9780874807707

€ 30.69

Paperback. Num Pages: 196 pages, biography. BIC Classification: DSB; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 13. Weight in Grams: 296.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Edition
1st ed. 1993
Number of pages
196
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349226214
ISBN
9781349226214

€ 138.06

Paperback. Since the Berlin Wall came down, the German playwright Heiner Mueller has travelled freely in Europe, speaking to students and experimental groups. This book contains an introduction to Mueller's work and a selection of his plays, poetry, short prose and essays. Translator(s): Henning, Marc Von. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 2ACD; 2ACG; AN; DN; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 155 x 14. Weight in Grams: 268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Edition
Main
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571175284
ISBN
9780571175284

€ 15.42

Paperback. As the author of "Evelina" and "Cecilia", both of which created new dimensions for the novel, Fanny Burney is as well remembered for her memoirs of Johnson, her mastectomy and her account of the Battle of Waterloo. This portrait of Burney paints a picture of this forward-looking woman. Num Pages: 112 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGH; DSBD; DSK; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Scholarly; (UP) Postgraduate; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 182 x 125 x 0. Weight in Grams: 100. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Short Books Ltd
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0000670
ISBN
9781904095187

€ 4.64

Paperback. An exploration of 'pataphysics, or the science of imaginary solutions. It covers the tangled history of 'pataphysics, discussing the tension between science and poetics, in order to demonstrate that 'pataphysics constitutes an intrinsic, but neglected, cornerstone of postmodernity itself. Series: Avant-garde and Modernism Studies. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSC; HPCF; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 222.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810118775
ISBN
9780810118775

€ 43.82

Paperback. Using fresh print and manuscript evidence, this book provides a new reading of playscripts in the Shakespearean period. Num Pages: 378 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JB; DSBD; DSG. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 224 x 163 x 17. Weight in Grams: 594. 376 pages. Using fresh print and manuscript evidence, this book provides a new reading of playscripts in the Shakespearean period. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JB; DSBD; DSG. Dimension: 224 x 163 x 17. Weight: 594.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107656208
ISBN
9781107656208

€ 50.93

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
€ 13.88

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1963
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st paperback
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521091954
ISBN
9780521091954

€ 35.03

Hardcover. This book provides a full-length critical study of William Morris's late works and demonstrates their essential role in promoting the continuing importance of Morris's ideas. It provides a new way of understanding their relevance to his writings on art and architecture, nature and the environment, and politics and Socialism. Series: Writing and Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century. Num Pages: 230 pages. BIC Classification: DSBF; EB; HBLL; HBTB; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 450.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034309301
ISBN
9783034309301

€ 74.16

Paperback. This series introduces students to more sophisticated analysis and wider critical perspectives to enbable students to appreciate contrasting interpretations of the text and to develop critical thinking. This volume explores "Jude the Obscure" by Thomas Hardy. Series: York Notes Advanced. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 209 x 145 x 7. Weight in Grams: 170.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Longman
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
9780582431638
ISBN
9780582431638

€ 10.99
€ 8.38

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

€ 46.99
€ 45.89

Paperback. A collection of original essays exploring the intersections between medieval and postcolonial studies. Editor(s): Kabir, Ananya Jahanara; Williams, Deanne. Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature. Num Pages: 314 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 229 x 151 x 20. Weight in Grams: 482.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
314
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521172271
ISBN
9780521172271

€ 41.16

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

€ 43.06

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