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Literary studies: general

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
€ 42.74

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

Hardcover. A revelatory biography of the American master as told through the lens of his greatest novel. Num Pages: 416 pages, 10 illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 164 x 33. Weight in Grams: 734.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Liveright
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
385
Condition
New
SKU
V9780871404084
ISBN
9780871404084

€ 31.99
€ 28.90

Paperback. This work is aimed for teachers of intermediate-grade students. A literature circle is a group of students reading the same novel and cooperative learning refers to a group working together on the novel to achieve a common goal. This work covers picture books with related projects. Num Pages: 125 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSA; DSB; JNT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 280 x 216 x 7. Weight in Grams: 343.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Number of pages
125
Condition
New
SKU
V9781563088957
ISBN
9781563088957

€ 33.13

Paperback. Helps teachers and students find the essential information on the works of Margaret Atwood. This guide deals with her themes, genre and narrative technique. It includes likely exam questions, and contexts and comparisons - as well as a source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels. Series: Vintage Living Texts. Num Pages: 176 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 14. Weight in Grams: 130. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0001575
ISBN
9780099437048

€ 4.64

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

€ 27.99
€ 27.27

Paperback. The incomplete autobiography of the writer and poet Louis MacNeice, contemporary and friend of Auden, Spender and Day Lewis. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGA; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 224. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0004490
ISBN
9780571118328

€ 17.95

Paperback. This work considers key aspects of Greek and Roman culture and discusses how they have been reshaped and used in modern drama, film and poetry. Series: New Surveys in the Classics S. Num Pages: 134 pages, 7 halftones. BIC Classification: 2ADL; 2AHA; APFA; DSBB; DSBH; DSG; JFC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 164 x 9. Weight in Grams: 222.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Oxf.U.P. United Kingdom
Number of pages
134
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198528654
ISBN
9780198528654

€ 30.05

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

€ 109.51

Paperback. This reference guide to Yeats' work, uses Yeats' non-poetic writing, the principle Yeats criticism and the writings of his friends and critics to reveal the depth of his meanings. It identifies geographical, historical and literary references from classical antiquity to Irish culture. Series: Irish Studies. Num Pages: 232 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBF; DSBH; DSC; GBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Syracuse University Press
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815627708
ISBN
9780815627708

€ 25.92

Paperback. Gathers almost twenty years of New York City's smartest and most explosive-as well as hard to find- writing, providing an indispensable archive of one of the most exciting artistic scenes in U.S. History. Editor(s): Stosuy, Brandon; Cooper, Dennis; Myles, Eileen. Num Pages: 500 pages, 180 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; 2AB; 3JJPL; 3JJPN; DSBH. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 278 x 217 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1474.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
New York University Press United States
Number of pages
500
Condition
New
SKU
V9780814740118
ISBN
9780814740118

€ 34.99
€ 32.02

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. Editor(s): Pfau, Thomas; Mitchell, Robert. BIC Classification: DSA; DSBF; DSBH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 246 x 189. Weight in Grams: 453.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138817456
ISBN
9781138817456

€ 60.60

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. Reiss, New York University; Kathleen M. Sands, University of Massachusetts, Boston; David Scott, Columbia University; George Steiner, University of Geneva; Olga Taxidou, University of Edinburgh Editor(s): Felski, Rita. Num Pages: 384 pages, 1, 1 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 152 x 226 x 23. Weight in Grams: 514.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801887406
ISBN
9780801887406

€ 29.99
€ 27.36

Paperback. Offering analysis of the fiction of 15 authors, this book focuses on the many ways that setting and place figure in modern crime and mystery novels. It also explores topics such as: the afro-centric urban Los Angeles environment in Walter Mosley's "Devil in a Blue Dress", and the gritty South African setting of James McClure's "The Steam Pig". Num Pages: 217 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSK. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 153 x 13. Weight in Grams: 308.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
McFarland
Condition
New
SKU
V9780786432981
ISBN
9780786432981

€ 58.10

Paperback. Fanny Burney (1752-1840) is best known as the author of "Evelina", one of the most engaging novels of the eighteenth century. But for much of her long life, she was also an incomparable diarist, witnessing both the madness of George III and the young Queen Victoria's coronation. This biography paints a portrait of the woman of great talent. Num Pages: 368 pages, 8pp b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JF; 3JH; BG; DSBD; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 29. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
VINTAGE
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099590217
ISBN
9780099590217

€ 13.99
€ 11.41

Paperback. Sylvia Plath is one of the defining voices in twentieth-century poetry. This classic selection of her work provides a suitable introduction to this most influential of poets. It includes poems that are taken from Sylvia Plath's four collections Ariel, The Colossus, Crossing the Water and Winter Trees. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 2ACD; DCF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 200 x 126 x 9. Weight in Grams: 126.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Edition
Main
Number of pages
85
Condition
New
SKU
9780571135868
ISBN
9780571135868

€ 13.99
€ 9.92

Paperback. The text of this 1902 novel is again that of the fully corrected and annotated reprint of the New York Edition (1909), together with James's preface and the two frontispieces he commissioned for the New York Edition of The Wings of the Dove. Series: Norton Critical Editions. Num Pages: 640 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DSBH; DSK; FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 213 x 132 x 35. Weight in Grams: 656.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393978810
ISBN
9780393978810

€ 19.04

Paperback. Daniel Lea takes a decisive path through the maze of interpretations that has accumulated around Orwell's best-known novels, examining critical reactions from the beginning of the Cold War through to the collapse of Communist Eastern Europe, and at the same time placing Orwell within a long tradition of dystopian writings. Series: Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism. Num Pages: 224 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 13. Weight in Grams: 266. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001226
ISBN
9781840462548

€ 18.39

Hardcover. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach to an Arabic mirror, this study evokes the mentality of the distinctive environment - the border region. It covers the literary, cultural, political and historical contexts and their confluence in Pseudo Mawardi's Nasihat al muluk. Series: Edinburgh Studies in Classical Arabic Literature. Num Pages: 272 pages, 2 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 2CSR; DSBB; DSK; HPDC; HRH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748696987
ISBN
9780748696987

€ 84.71

Paperback. This book gathers diverse critical treatments from fifteen scholars of the posthuman and posthumanism together in a single volume. Editor(s): Clarke, Bruce; Rossini, Manuela. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 266 pages, 3 b/w illus. BIC Classification: DSA; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 384.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107450615
ISBN
9781107450615

€ 28.82

Hardcover. The two main themes of this book are Yeats' poetic technique and his aims for an Irish theatre. Included are several essays by Yeats himself, including the first publication of his Wildean dialogue, "The Poet and the Actress", as well as an address on the Irish National Theatre in 1934. Series: Yeats Annual. Num Pages: 325 pages, 9 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 25. Weight in Grams: 639. Good clean copy in good dustwrapper with minor shelf wear
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0004414
ISBN
9780333421123

€ 14.06

Paperback. Editor(s): Murphet, Julian; McDonald, Ronan; Morrell, Sascha. Num Pages: 248 pages, 8 halftone illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 221 x 231 x 17. Weight in Grams: 336.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Continuum Publishing Corporation United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781623568504
ISBN
9781623568504

€ 29.99
€ 29.36

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