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Literary studies: general

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

€ 14.91

Hardback. Combining cultural history with close readings of major texts by Heinrich von Kleist, ETA Hoffmann and Heinrich Heine, this book addresses the theoretical implications of examining the interdiscursive and intermedial relations between the three authors' literary works, aesthetic reflections on dance, and dance of the period. Num Pages: 176 pages, Includes 11 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: ASD; DSBF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780754653615
ISBN
9780754653615

€ 148.80

Paperback. Editor(s): Mitchell, Angelyn. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBH; JFSL3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 229 x 30. Weight in Grams: 771.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
544
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822315445
ISBN
9780822315445

€ 33.99
€ 30.67

Hardcover. This collection traces the intersection between writing and intoxication, from the literary to the theoretical, exploring a diversity of experiences of excess. Comprising a variety of perspectives, this book offers unique insights into how politics and literature have been shaped by states of intoxication. Editor(s): Brennan, Eugene; Williams, Russell. Num Pages: 224 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSB; DSC; DSK; JMTK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 146 x 223 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137487650
ISBN
9781137487650

€ 81.84
€ 79.69

Hardcover. Peter Wolfe's study of Penelope Fitzgerald characterizes her work as having unerring dramatic judgment, a friendly and fluid style, and lyrical and precise descriptive passages. In this survey of Fitzgerald's life and career, he explains how shet brings resources of talent and craft, thought and feeling, courage and vulnerability, to her writing. Series: Understanding Contemporary British Literature. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 127 x 33. Weight in Grams: 417.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Univ of South Carolina Pr
Condition
New
SKU
V9781570035616
ISBN
9781570035616

€ 47.07

Hardcover. Num Pages: 224 pages, 252ill.(some col.). BIC Classification: 1DBR; AJCR; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 251 x 177 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1120.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843510505
ISBN
9781843510505

€ 30.00
€ 25.06

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; DCQ; DNF; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 133 x 6. Weight in Grams: 84.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Dover Publications
Edition
Edition Unstated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486285078
ISBN
9780486285078

€ 5.06

Hardback. This text presents an advanced introduction to the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, focusing on the concepts of carnival, dialogism and historicism. It examines the impact of the historical context in the Soviet Union and to the importance of his own dialogic mode of discourse. Series: Contributions to the Study of World Literature. Num Pages: 200 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVU; 2AGR; DSA; DSBH; JPF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 459.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313295263
ISBN
9780313295263

€ 65.77

Paperback. Num Pages: black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSB; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 190 x 20. Weight in Grams: 531.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Baker Academic
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801039447
ISBN
9780801039447

€ 20.99
€ 18.70

Hardback. This book traces the emergence and evolution of a discourse of minority identity within Japan's Korean community through its examination of their literary narratives and political struggles over the past three decades. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 2GJ; DSBH; JFSL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 22. Weight in Grams: 481.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804750400
ISBN
9780804750400

€ 79.70

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

€ 167.18

Paperback. This volume in the Arthurian Characters and Themes series treats the fascinating character of Perceval, the naive and flawed but gifted youth who becomes the Grail hero in some texts and yet is eclipsed in others by Galahad. Also includes eight musical examples. Editor(s): Groos, Arthur; Lacy, Norris J. Series: Arthurian Characters & Themes. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBB; DSRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138. Weight in Grams: 589.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
300
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138978164
ISBN
9781138978164

€ 49.80

Hardback. Carol Harrison counters the assumption that Augustine of Hippo's (354-430) theology underwent a revolutionary transformation around the time he was consecrated Bishop in 396. Instead, she argues that there is a fundamental continuity in his thought and practice from the moment of his conversion in 386. Num Pages: 316 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DSBB; HRAB; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 163 x 23. Weight in Grams: 625.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
316
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199281664
ISBN
9780199281664

€ 192.08

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

€ 99.06

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

€ 62.10

Paperback. The second volume of Max Saunders's magisterial biography sees the publication of Ford's post-war masterpiece, Parade's End, and the founding of the Transatlantic Review, the influential literary magazine that published Hemingway, Ezra Pound, and Picasso. It also documents Ford's marriage to Janice Biala, with whom he lived until his death in 1939. Num Pages: 720 pages, 8 pages of black-and-white halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JJ; BGL; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 230 x 38. Weight in Grams: 1046. Volume II
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reissue
Number of pages
720
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199668359
ISBN
9780199668359

€ 38.69

Paperback. Editor(s): Kumar, Amitava (Associate Professor of English and Cultural Studies, Penn State University, USA). Num Pages: 312 pages, 4 line drawings. BIC Classification: DSB; JFFS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 254 x 178 x 19. Weight in Grams: 610.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Univ Of Minnesota Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816638376
ISBN
9780816638376

€ 26.35

Paperback. The second volume of Staunton's influential mid-nineteenth-century edition of Shakespeare's plays, with illustrations by John Gilbert. Editor(s): Staunton, Howard. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama. Num Pages: 784 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 40. Weight in Grams: 1080.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Cambridge Library Collection United Kingdom
Edition
Annotated
Number of pages
784
Condition
New
SKU
V9781108000031
ISBN
9781108000031

€ 53.91

Paperback. This edition of the play brings it up to date in terms of the advances made in Aristophanic scholarship in the past 60 years. It reports on manuscripts, papyri and testimonial sources of the text, offering an account of its history and a review of the transmission of the entire Aristophanic corpus. Series: Clarendon Paperbacks. Num Pages: 308 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DD; DSBB; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 203 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 356.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
308
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198144960
ISBN
9780198144960

€ 39.62

Paperback. Dancing with Iris engages with Iris Marion Young's prolific writings in political theory and in phenomenology. Contributors discuss her work from a variety of disciplines, including philosophy, political science, human rights law, cultural geography and dance studies. Editor(s): Ferguson, Ann; Nagel, Mechtild. Series: Studies in Feminist Philosophy. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; HPC; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
278
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195389111
ISBN
9780195389111

€ 36.39

Paperback. A comprehensive study of author, Thomas Harris' popular works which focuses particularly on Harris' internationally known antihero Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter in the classic novels "Red Dragon", "Silence of the Lambs", and "Hannibal". This work examines several themes within Harris' trilogy. Editor(s): Szumskyj, Benjamin. Num Pages: 240 pages, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 331.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
McFarland
Condition
New
SKU
V9780786432752
ISBN
9780786432752

€ 46.13

Paperback / so. Series: Women and Gender in the Early Modern World. BIC Classification: 1DBK; DSB; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138266582
ISBN
9781138266582

€ 54.41

Paperback. Considered by many as one of the most innovative writers to hit the French literary scene in over 40 years, Chamoiseau made his name with his book Texaco (published in 1992 and winner of the highest literary prize in France, the Prix Goncourt). This book examines the work of the award-winning writer Patrick Chamoiseau. Series: Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures. Num Pages: 184 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 1KJWWM; 2ADF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 163 x 11. Weight in Grams: 298.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Liverpool University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
184
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846316869
ISBN
9781846316869

€ 25.54

Hardcover. In art and literature, animals appear not only as an allegoric representation but as a reference which troubles the border between humanity and animality. This book aims to challenge traditional ways of confronting animality with humanity and to consider how the Darwinian turn has modified this relationship in postmodern narratives. Editor(s): Wrobel, Szymon. Num Pages: 285 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; HPCF3; HPS; JFSJ1; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 154 x 22. Weight in Grams: 468.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631650394
ISBN
9783631650394

€ 52.99
€ 51.74

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