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Hardcover. The book focuses on the uncanny in the domestic space of Elizabeth Bowen's fiction. Providing a psychoanalytic reading of selected works it aims to examine the image of the house in Bowen's prose and to analyse its uncanniness in relation to the characters' identity. Series: Mediated Fictions Studies in Verbal and Visual Narratives. Num Pages: 142 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 255 x 14. Weight in Grams: 292.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631670255
ISBN
9783631670255

€ 30.99
€ 29.97

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

€ 39.87

Paperback. Examines the works of selected bilingual and bicultural writers of the United States (including Oscar Hijuelos, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Eva Hoffman) and Germany (Libuse Monikova, Rafik Schami, and E S Ozdamar, among others), developing a framework for understanding the relationship between displacement, memory, and language. Series: Translation/Transnation. Num Pages: 200 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBH; JFC; JFSL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 28.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691050997
ISBN
9780691050997

€ 47.99
€ 41.48

Paperback. The Pen and the People explores how eighteenth-century men and women learned to write letters, why they used them, and the impact of letter writing on their lives and wider culture. Capturing actual dialogues between correspondents, it reveals the intimate lives of ordinary people. Num Pages: 368 pages, 34 black and white images. BIC Classification: HBJD1; HBLH; HBLL; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 660.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199602186
ISBN
9780199602186

€ 39.92

Paperback. aeo Bourdieu is one of the leading sociologists in the world today. aeo This is his long--awaited study of Flaubert and the formation of the modern literary field. aeo It will be recognized as a classic, and should be widely reviewed. Num Pages: 432 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSA; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 226 x 154 x 33. Weight in Grams: 654.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Polity Press United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745617787
ISBN
9780745617787

€ 25.62

Paperback. Fifty poets examine the architecture of poems from the "haiku" to rap music and trace their history" Editor(s): Finch, Annie; Varnes, Katherine. Num Pages: 456 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DC; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 158 x 29. Weight in Grams: 650.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of Michigan Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780472067251
ISBN
9780472067251

€ 39.87

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
€ 19.76

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
€ 53.21

Hardcover. Assumes that the creative work of Alban Berg, which in recent years has moved to the forefront of scholarly interest, is largely rooted in autobiography, so that therefore one can gain access to the music by studying the inner biography of its creator. This volume outlines a character portrait of this great composer. Translator(s): Bernhardt-Kabisch, Ernest. Num Pages: 386 pages. BIC Classification: AVA; AVC; DSBH; JMS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 219 x 25. Weight in Grams: 592.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631645970
ISBN
9783631645970

€ 63.16

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

€ 30.87

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349260171
ISBN
9781349260171

€ 68.40

Hardcover. Alongside readings of modern novels (including work by David Mitchell, Zadie Smith, Jackie Kay and Andrew O'Hagan), Gerry Smyth offers an extended theoretical analysis of the relationship between music and fiction, as well as a critical overview of the role played by music in the canon of British fiction since the eighteenth century. Num Pages: 249 pages, biography. BIC Classification: AV; DSBH; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 219 x 163 x 20. Weight in Grams: 422.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230573284
ISBN
9780230573284

€ 99.78
€ 96.58

Hardback. Series: ABC-CLIO Literary Companion S. Num Pages: 644 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSB; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 254 x 178 x 36. Weight in Grams: 1355.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
ABC-CLIO Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
644
Condition
New
SKU
V9780874367577
ISBN
9780874367577

€ 81.11

Paperback. A new edition of this standard work, fully updated with four brand new chapters. Editor(s): David, Deirdre. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 290 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 154 x 14. Weight in Grams: 428. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. 287 pages. Editor(s): David, Deirdre. A new edition of this standard work, fully updated with four brand new chapters. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Dimension: 227 x 154 x 14. Weight: 456.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
287
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521182157
ISBN
9780521182157

€ 30.41

Paperback. "Originally published as Preasens: Poetik eines Tempus, 2012 Diaphanes, Zurich" -- Verso title page. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: DSA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 222 x 20. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781628927641
ISBN
9781628927641

€ 27.99
€ 27.59

Hardcover. This chronology covers the whole sweep of Evelyn Waugh's varied and eventful life and career, including his numerous friendships, his active social life and his exotic travels. Series: Author Chronologies Series. Num Pages: 220 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 23. Weight in Grams: 385.
Publisher
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
Number of pages
172
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333638941
ISBN
9780333638941

€ 140.77

Hardcover. Editor(s): Agarwal, Nilanshu Kumar. Num Pages: 300 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 161 x 13. Weight in Grams: 372.
Publisher
Roman Books India
Number of pages
300
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9789380905433
ISBN
9789380905433

€ 37.99
€ 34.29

Paperback. Cicero was a prolific writer and a major political figure. The author argues that our understanding both of Cicero's oeuvre and of the practice and theory of public life is transformed if his writings are read as a unified whole in the context of Roman politics. Series: Duckworth Classical Essays. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 136 x 14. Weight in Grams: 224.
Publisher
Bristol Classical Press
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715632796
ISBN
9780715632796

€ 22.67

Hardcover. This highly original book explores whether globalisation might now be prompting a sub-genre of the novel adept at imagining global community. Num Pages: 216 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 467.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
216
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748638154
ISBN
9780748638154

€ 87.24

Hardcover. Four volumes of reviews of Conrad's works in chronological order; an invaluable record of the author's reception in his lifetime. Editor(s): Simmons, Allan H.; Peters, John G.; Stape, J. H. Series: The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad. Num Pages: 2600 pages, 4 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 147 x 150. Weight in Grams: 3760.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
2600
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107022058
ISBN
9781107022058

€ 498.10

Paperback. Machiavelli's The Prince is an important modern work of political science, but it is also one that has been often misinterpreted by students and scholars. This work helps the reader to better understand Machiavelli's consequentialism and realism by using examples from modern films and television series to illustrate his messages. Num Pages: 216 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADT; DSB; DSBD; HBLH; HPS; JFCA; JPA; JPB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 275 x 19. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739195963
ISBN
9780739195963

€ 40.99
€ 37.57

Paperback. My book draws on studies shows how the neo-baroque can be understood as a strategy that allows artists in Latin America and the Caribbean to rearticulate the imperial, colonialist gaze of globalization. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; GTB; HBTR; JFFS; JPH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 158 x 18. Weight in Grams: 413.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498557252
ISBN
9781498557252

€ 43.99
€ 40.79

Hardcover. Series: Routledge Library Editions: Keats. Num Pages: 154 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138020047
ISBN
9781138020047

€ 136.63

Hardcover. This volume tackles the subject of illustration, technically, metaphorically and historically in nineteenth-century periodicals, displaying the ubiquity of the visual in the press: the articles cover material illustration, graphics, and design and metaphorical use of images in the letterpress, offering specific examples and theoretical approaches. Editor(s): Brake, Laurel; Demoor, Marysa. Num Pages: 296 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JH; AKLB; DSBF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 528.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
298
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230217317
ISBN
9780230217317

€ 109.92

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