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Paperback. Editor(s): Balderston, Daniel; Masiello, Francine. Series: Approaches to Teaching World Literature (Paperback). Num Pages: 169 pages. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 152 x 11. Weight in Grams: 249.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
The Modern Language Association of America
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780873528184
ISBN
9780873528184

€ 31.68

Paperback. Series: Language Testing and Evaluation. Num Pages: 299 pages, num tab. and graf. BIC Classification: CF; DSB; JN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 151 x 210 x 16. Weight in Grams: 394.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631542248
ISBN
9783631542248

€ 62.79

Paperback. Culture defines itself, its classes, its power structures, and its economy in terms of how it allows and encourages drugs to circulate. "Madame Bovary" takes up the problems of drugs and addiction in numerous ways. This title unpacks and presents as examples of the safe and unsafe. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBH; DSK; JFC; JFFH1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 176 x 237 x 10. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of Illinois Press United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252071904
ISBN
9780252071904

€ 19.99
€ 19.65

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

€ 22.02

Paperback. A novella that tells how through a simple sexual admission a husband and wife ware driven apart into rival worlds of erotic revenge. Translator(s): Davies, J.M.Q. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBF; DSK; FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 9. Weight in Grams: 98. Good clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141182247
ISBN
9780141182247

€ 9.45

Paperback. A comprehensive selection of Voltaire's very brief contes and melanges: tiny feats of narrative compression, each often no more than a few pages long. Their genre is something between a tale and a polemic - more gestures than stories. Translator(s): Cuffe, Theo. Num Pages: 208 pages, chronlogy, further reading, notes. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBD; DSK; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140446869
ISBN
9780140446869

€ 13.99
€ 11.04

Paperback. Provides an introduction to medieval and modern ideas of narrative; and types of medieval story-telling, including fable, chronicle, epic, romance, and dream. This book indicates some of the interesting complexities of a literature too often regarded as simple or alien, but which may have enough uncertainties to satisfy any post-modernist reader. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 17. Weight in Grams: 399.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199258390
ISBN
9780199258390

€ 58.89

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

€ 97.47

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

€ 62.79

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

€ 188.85

Paperback. The only English translation to include the complete work - a must-have for all students of early Norse literature. Editor(s): Faulkes, Anthony. Num Pages: 288 pages, 32col.ill. BIC Classification: 2ACSC; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 136 x 22. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Everyman Paperback
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780460876162
ISBN
9780460876162

€ 10.99
€ 9.78

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

€ 80.53

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
€ 52.90

Paperback. Offers insight into the life and work of the controversial Victorian explorer and translator Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890). This title examines Burton's 'impersonations' of multiple masculine identities in the countries that he visited, which involved elaborate processes of both identification and dis-identification. Series: Victorian and Edwardian Studies. Num Pages: 219 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; DSBF; EB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 151 x 13. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034313605
ISBN
9783034313605

€ 56.16

Paperback. Like `The Coquette' this novel was immensely popular in its day and was in fact the most popular novel in America until `Uncle Tom's Cabin'. Series: Early American Women Writers S. Num Pages: 160 pages, facsims. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBD; DSK; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 136 x 9. Weight in Grams: 130.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1987
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195042382
ISBN
9780195042382

€ 14.99
€ 11.82

Paperback. A powerful and moving autobiography from a gifted writer who has been compared to Joyce and Yeats. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBH; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 12. Weight in Grams: 136.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Phoenix Paperbacks London
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753807095
ISBN
9780753807095

€ 13.99
€ 10.53

Hardcover. This is a study of the work of James Hanley, who was brought up in Liverpool and worked as a merchant seaman before becoming a professional writer. It discusses Hanley's relationship to London and the institutional culture of high modernism, and his association with Wales. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 2AFW; DSBH; DSC; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 218 x 153 x 21. Weight in Grams: 572.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of Wales Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780708317556
ISBN
9780708317556

€ 29.67

Paperback. Editor(s): Draugsvold, Ottar G. Num Pages: 303 pages. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
McFarland
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780786466092
ISBN
9780786466092

€ 46.26

Paperback. Translator(s): Holoka, James P. Num Pages: 130 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; DSBB; DSBH; HB; HP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 279 x 14. Weight in Grams: 210.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780820463612
ISBN
9780820463612

€ 20.79

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

€ 182.22

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

€ 99.10

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

€ 39.10

Hardcover. Studies the reception of Plato's dialogues as performance texts by his original audience and his readers down to late antiquity. Series: Cambridge Classical Studies. Num Pages: 354 pages, 4 b/w illus. BIC Classification: DSBB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 600.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
354
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521871747
ISBN
9780521871747

€ 90.39

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

€ 50.31

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