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Paperback. A groundbreaking anthology containing the work of poets who have witnessed war, imprisonment, torture, and slavery. Editor(s): Forche, Carolyn; Wu, Duncan. Num Pages: 672 pages. BIC Classification: DCQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 154 x 36. Weight in Grams: 948.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
1st
Number of pages
704
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393340426
ISBN
9780393340426
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 27.45

Hardcover. The essays collected in this book, addressing both the original edition of Storyteller and the 2012 revision, use the growth in understanding of Native American literature in general and of Silko s work in particular to unpack this fascinating work and its critical reception over the years." Editor(s): Rainwater, Catherine. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBWX; 2AB; 3JJ; 3JM; DSBH; DSRC; JFSL9. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of New Mexico Press United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826357274
ISBN
9780826357274
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 66.36

Paperback. 'Dazzling' John Updike Num Pages: 224 pages, b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 199 x 14. Weight in Grams: 168.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Picador
Condition
New
SKU
9780330354912
ISBN
9780330354912
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. The classic story of the relationship between Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, and a unique portrait of the Bloomsbury Group. Num Pages: 464 pages, 16pp b&w illustratio. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JJ; BGA; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 201 x 128 x 36. Weight in Grams: 402. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
W&N
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0001335
ISBN
9781857990614
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Samuel Pepys and his Books uses Pepys's diary together with his unpublished papers and other contemporary sources to investigate reading and information exchange in the seventeenth century. Num Pages: 336 pages, 13 black-and-white halftones; 1 map. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2AB; DSBD; HBJD1; HBLH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 244 x 164 x 29. Weight in Grams: 652.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198732686
ISBN
9780198732686
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 111.79

Paperback. An account of Jane Austen's life, background and literary career drawn largely from family letters and diaries. Num Pages: 408 pages, 26 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 28. Weight in Grams: 614.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
408
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521534178
ISBN
9780521534178
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.49

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BGLA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 20. Weight in Grams: 258.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Condition
New
SKU
9781408842416
ISBN
9781408842416
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.33

Paperback. Surveying various works of travel literature, this text argues that travel writing redefines the myriad genres it often comprises. Num Pages: 256 pages, 2 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 219 x 145 x 14. Weight in Grams: 364.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
250
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521697392
ISBN
9780521697392
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.66

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
2002
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Edition
Main
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571175284
ISBN
9780571175284
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.78

Paperback. Covers Isabel Allende's three books "City of the Beasts", "Portrait in Sepia: A Novel", and "Daughter of Fortune". This book includes four interviews in which Allende discusses her spiritual adventure and political interests. Editor(s): Rodden, John. Num Pages: 324 pages, 12 halftones. BIC Classification: 2ADSL; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 237 x 154 x 21. Weight in Grams: 499.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of Texas Press United States
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
324
Condition
New
SKU
V9780292702110
ISBN
9780292702110
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 30.77

Paperback. Drawing attention to the interplay between writing and vision, this book is stuffed with more than 200 images. It is a meditation on the threads that unite mothers and sons and the ways that certain writers and photographers take up those threads and create art that captures an irretrievable past. Num Pages: 536 pages, 215 illustrations (32 in color). BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 141 x 199 x 47. Weight in Grams: 952.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Number of pages
536
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822339625
ISBN
9780822339625
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 30.77

Paperback. An overview of the great achievements of modern poets in Britain in the twentieth century. Editor(s): Corcoran, Neil. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 286 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 155 x 19. Weight in Grams: 452.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
286
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521691321
ISBN
9780521691321
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.49

Hardcover. This highly accessible anthology of Gothic writings and criticism provides an essential guide to the genre. The second edition of this critically acclaimed book has been thoroughly revised to include material from the early gothic and a fresh set of contemporary essays, with a supporting timeline and thought provoking introductory material. Editor(s): Bloom, Clive. Num Pages: 272 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSB. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 220 x 142 x 22. Weight in Grams: 516.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
2nd
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230001770
ISBN
9780230001770
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 100.22

Paperback. This companion volume to The Literature of Scotland: The Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century examines the writing of the twentieth century. From The House with the Green Shutters to Trainspotting, this text provides a critical and historical context to the modern upsurge of writing in English, Scots and Gaelic. Num Pages: 384 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 22. Weight in Grams: 519.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230000377
ISBN
9780230000377
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.51

Paperback. Features 'The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction', 'The Task of the Translator' and 'Theses on the Philosophy of History', as well as essays on Kafka, storytelling, Baudelaire, Brecht's epic theatre, and Proust. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 2AB; 3JH; 3JJ; DSBF; HPCD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 136 x 215 x 21. Weight in Grams: 294.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Bodley Head
Condition
New
SKU
9781847923868
ISBN
9781847923868
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 14.47

Hardcover. Editor(s): Jones, Rocet Arwel. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 2AFW; BG; DN; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
University of Wales Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780708315613
ISBN
9780708315613
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.24

Hardcover. Writing poetry exclusively in Irish but allowing and overseeing translations of her work into several languages, primarily English, Ni Dhomhnaill is the first Irish-language poet to gain an international following. This book offers a critical introduction to the poetry of Irish writer Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill. Series: Modern Poetry. Num Pages: 258 pages. BIC Classification: CFFD; DSB; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 157 x 20. Weight in Grams: 520.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034308106
ISBN
9783034308106
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 73.93

Hardcover. Designed to be used as a textbook in university courses (either upper-level undergraduate or postgraduate), A Historical Greek Reader will also serve as a reference tool for researchers. It provides an introduction to the history of the ancient Greek language, and to Indo-European and historical linguistics in general. Num Pages: 328 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; CFF; DSBB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 223 x 144 x 27. Weight in Grams: 557.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
328
Condition
New
Edition
Bilingual
SKU
V9780199226597
ISBN
9780199226597
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 82.68

Paperback. The ambiguous struggle between convention and dissent in the language he uses for representing women charges Dickens? novels with their uneasy excitement and power. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 190. Paperback, in very good condition.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Edition
2nd ed.
Number of pages
152
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRF0011726
ISBN
9780802077608
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 5.22

Paperback. When Brautigan took his own life in September of 1984 his close friends and network of artists and writers were devastated though not entirely surprised. To many, Brautigan was shrouded in enigma, erratic and unpredictable in his habits and presentation. This title offers portraits of a man destroyed by his genius. Num Pages: 864 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; BGL; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 181 x 44. Weight in Grams: 1588.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Counterpoint United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
864
Condition
New
SKU
V9781619021051
ISBN
9781619021051
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 24.45

Paperback. Series: Student Editions. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DD; DSBH; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 132 x 198 x 16. Weight in Grams: 128.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Condition
New
SKU
9781474232326
ISBN
9781474232326
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.61

Paperback. A comprehensive guide to the richness and diversity of the Romantic field. This book includes 46 specially commissioned chapters by an international team of leading scholars and combines chapters offering background and contextual information with detailed readings of Romantic texts. Num Pages: 776 pages, 10 halftones. BIC Classification: DSA; DSBD; DSBF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 244 x 188 x 48. Weight in Grams: 1372.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1ST
Number of pages
772
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199258406
ISBN
9780199258406
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 70.20

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 52.37

Hardcover. Narratives of medieval women offer new insights into networks of female book ownership and exchange. Series Editor(s): Minnis, Alastair; Boyde, Patrick; Burrow, Professor John; Copeland, Rita; Deyermond, Alan; Dronke, Peter; Palmer, Nigel; Wetherbee, Winthrop. Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature. Num Pages: 244 pages, 12 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBB; HRAX; JFSJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 530.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
244
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521812214
ISBN
9780521812214
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 112.98

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