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Paperback. Series: Writers & Their Work S. Num Pages: 128 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JH; DSBF; DSK. Category: (UA) A / AS level. Dimension: 216 x 143 x 12. Weight in Grams: 262.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Northcote House Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9780746312124
ISBN
9780746312124

€ 45.45

Hardcover. This book examines how terrorism as a theme has been represented in Australian post-9/11 novels. It elaborates a distinctively Australian approach in this regard as the novels taken into consideration focus on the terrorism discourse and its inherent strategies of fictionalisation rather than the actual violence of a terrorist attack. Num Pages: 171 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; GTC; HB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 270 x 16. Weight in Grams: 326.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631673164
ISBN
9783631673164

€ 42.99
€ 41.00

Hardback. Based on 19th-century French novels, this book argues that the point defining realism is the point at which the processes of representation break down, a sort of black hole of textuality, a rent in the tissue. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 226 x 149 x 23. Weight in Grams: 495.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804727877
ISBN
9780804727877

€ 60.59

Paperback. Series: York Notes Companions. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH. Category: (UA) A / AS level; (UU) Undergraduate; (XR) Revision / study guides. Dimension: 211 x 148 x 19. Weight in Grams: 388. 1950 to 1990. Series: York Notes Companions. 304 pages. Cateogry: (UA) A / AS level; (UU) Undergraduate; (XR) Revision / study guides. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH. Dimension: 211 x 148 x 19. Weight: 388.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Longman
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408204740
ISBN
9781408204740

€ 14.99
€ 12.25

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.
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

Paperback. Explores the portrayal of subjectivity in Don DeLillo's fiction. This title proposes that author's characters' conception of self is determined by the tension between a desire for connection and a longing for isolation. Num Pages: 220 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; DSBH; EB; HPCF3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 150 x 14. Weight in Grams: 334.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034317115
ISBN
9783034317115

€ 52.99
€ 51.34

Paperback. Provides a rich new conceptual language to describe the movements of sex in nineteenth-century America before it solidified into the sexuality we know Series: America and the Long 19th Century. Num Pages: 265 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBF; JHBK5. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 382.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
NYU Press
Number of pages
265
Condition
New
SKU
V9780814717417
ISBN
9780814717417

€ 27.99
€ 25.68

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

€ 21.52

Paperback. The late 20th century has seen growth in the richness and diversity of Irish fiction, from both new and established writers. This study provides an introduction to this area of literary criticism by bringing together 12 accessible, essays by critics from Ireland, Britain and North America. Editor(s): Harte, Liam; Parker, Michael. Num Pages: 288 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JJP; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 139 x 16. Weight in Grams: 366.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333683811
ISBN
9780333683811

€ 70.59

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Research & Education Association,U.S. United States
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9780878910311
ISBN
9780878910311

€ 8.94

Paperback. What happens when poetry deals explicitly with a serious theological issue? In this text, Jim Rhodes seeks one answer to that question by analyzing the symbiotic relationship that existed between theology and poetry in 14th-century England. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; 3J; DSBB; DSC; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 151 x 22. Weight in Grams: 540.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
University of Notre Dame Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780268038700
ISBN
9780268038700

€ 47.99
€ 42.86

Paperback. "Cadenus" is primarily concerned with the relationship between Swift and Vanessa (Esther Van Homrigh), "Swift's Most Valuable Friend" with that between Swift and Stella (Esther Johnson). Both help to determine the precise nature of this triangle, and the impact it had on his writing and career. Illustrator(s): Brocquy, Louis Le. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JF; BGH; DSBD; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 136. . Clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd Dublin
Edition
New edition
Number of pages
320
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KEX0220095
ISBN
9781843510178

€ 17.95

Paperback. Editor(s): Saroyan, William. Num Pages: 158 pages, frontispiece. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DSBH; DSK; FA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 201 x 130 x 11. Weight in Grams: 178.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation United States
Number of pages
158
Condition
New
SKU
V9780811211291
ISBN
9780811211291

€ 11.73

Paperback. In this perceptive and rich collection of essays, Toibin investigates the lives as well as the work of homosexual writers and artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DSBF; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 132 x 20. Weight in Grams: 236.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Picador
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
9780330491389
ISBN
9780330491389

€ 11.99
€ 11.37

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

€ 20.99
€ 16.38

Paperback. A guide to the works of Ian McEwan. It offers an in-depth interview with Ian McEwan, relating specifically to the texts under discussion. It deals with McEwan's themes, genre and narrative technique, and provides a source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels. Series: Vintage Living Texts. Num Pages: 224 pages, b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 207 x 130 x 13. Weight in Grams: 184. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0001574
ISBN
9780099437550

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Ann Saddlemyer's biography of W.B. Yeats's wife, George, portrays a talented woman whose creative influence has never been fully understood. She was wife and manager of a famous poet, and mother to his children, but also an inspired visionary and a practical woman of the arts. Num Pages: 848 pages, 8pp halftone plates. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJ; BG; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 164 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1321. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear. Dustwrapper has some minor edge wear but remains very good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0004306
ISBN
9780198112327

€ 29.95

Paperback. Part of the Longman Critical Readers series, which explores the theoretical issues and conflicts embodied in the essays selected and locates areas of disagreement between positions. This text examines modernist and postmodernist theories in literary criticism. Series: Longman Critical Readers. Num Pages: 280 pages, index. BIC Classification: DSB; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 139 x 16. Weight in Grams: 354. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Routledge
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0005197
ISBN
9780582063570

€ 17.95

Paperback. Examines the question of how English-language poetry from Wales has responded to the diverse physical environments of Wales. This book draws on aspects of human geography to explore the rich contemporary poetics of Welsh space and place. It focuses on the poetry of writers who have come to prominence since the 1970s. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 2AFW; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 218 x 139 x 15. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
University of Wales Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9780708321522
ISBN
9780708321522

€ 15.42

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