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Literary studies: general

Paperback. This volume reflects on the late-1990s fascination with Sappho's "afterlife". The essays examine the changing interpretations of scholars and writers who have read the fragmentary remains of Sappho's poetry. Editor(s): Greene, Ellen. Series: Classics and Contemporary Thought. Num Pages: 254 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVGS; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; DSC; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 428. Sappho. Paperback, in very good condition.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
254
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRF0016196
ISBN
9780520206038

€ 25.00

Paperback. Each of these stories deals with the "dark side" of the human character. Heart of Darkness is a journey up the Congo River to where an ivory agent, Kurtz, mentally disintegrates into a grotesque creature. The Secret Sharer is about a murderous captain who is tragically alienated from other people. Series: Cliffs Notes S. Num Pages: 112 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 136 x 7. Weight in Grams: 116. Good clean copy
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons California
Number of pages
112
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0239968
ISBN
9780764585845

€ 4.64

Hardcover. A memoir of a novelist who almost let his imagination get the best of him. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBC; 2AB; BGLA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 165 x 27. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
Icon Books Ltd London
Number of pages
280
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KNW0007643
ISBN
9781840467932

€ 5.28

Paperback. Part of a series of literature guides designed for GCSE coursework requirements, this book contains author details, background to the work, summaries of the text, critical commentaries, analysis of characterization, and sample questions with guideline answers. Editor(s): Baker, I.L. Series: Brodie's Notes. Num Pages: 104 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; 4KHT; 4KLR; DSBF; DSK; YQE; YQZ. Category: (ES) Secondary; (UA) A / AS level; (XX) Exams / tests / exercises. Dimension: 199 x 131 x 7. Weight in Grams: 126. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Publisher
Palgrave
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KAK0006376
ISBN
9780333581186

€ 4.64

Paperback. Series: Oxford Anthology of English Literature. Num Pages: 768 pages, illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; DSB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 135 x 32. Weight in Grams: 751. 8vo.Worn copy
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1973
Condition
Used, Acceptable
SKU
KEX0271854
ISBN
9780195016529

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 192 x 131 x 23. Weight in Grams: 266. Good clean copy in dustwrapper. DW with some minor shelf wear.
Publisher
Pocket Essentials
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTG0001625
ISBN
9781842432334

€ 4.64

Hardcover. This new study offers a critical reading of the poetry and translations of Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Michael Longley, Paul Muldoon and Ciaran Carson. It demonstrates that their 'original' verse as well as their versions of other authors are, in each case, different manifestations of particular and consistently pursued poetics. Num Pages: 258 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 430. Missing dustwrapper, else a good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Publisher
AIAA
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCG0003498
ISBN
9780230221161

€ 14.18

Paperback. * First general biography in UK for twenty years of one of the defining writers of the 20th century - Franz Kafka. Num Pages: 448 pages, Integrated: 16, int b/w. BIC Classification: 2ACG; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 30. Weight in Grams: 310. Biography of Franz Kafka. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Publisher
Time Warner Books Uk
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTG0008740
ISBN
9780349115931

€ 4.64

Paperback. This is the first critical study of Sons and Lovers to engage with the new Cambridge edition, which prints for the first time the whole text that Lawrence wrote. Series Editor(s): Stern, J. P. Series: Landmarks of World Literature. Num Pages: 124 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 205 x 127 x 9. Weight in Grams: 154. Used paperback in good to very good condition. Some light shelf wear.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
124
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRF0015749
ISBN
9780521369244

€ 4.64

Paperback. The name of John Wilmot, second earl of Rochester, is synonymous with excess. In this biography, Jeremy Lamb examines time the nature of Rochesters alcoholism and its implications for the man and his poetry. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBD; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KLN0018180
ISBN
9780750939133

€ 5.28

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.
Publisher
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Number of pages
152
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Edition
2nd ed.
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRF0011711
ISBN
9780802077608

€ 4.64

Paperback. A memoir of a young boy's unusual travels with his mother. The author recreates his boyhood experiences, relating how he and his mother travelled throughout the United States, and tracing his experiences and changes from young boy to manhood against the background of a violent and wildly optimistic America. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; BGA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 128 x 198 x 18. Weight in Grams: 184. 8vo. Good copy
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0298736
ISBN
9780747546016

€ 4.64

Paperback. Very cood clean copy
Publisher
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0225906
ISBN
9780826453198

€ 4.64

Paperback. Editor(s): Brearton, Fran. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JJ; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 238 x 157 x 33. Weight in Grams: 524. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Irish Academic Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0012508
ISBN
9780716533047

€ 14.35

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGA; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 136 x 19. Weight in Grams: 280. Good clean copy with some minor reader wear
Publisher
New Island Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KAS0002909
ISBN
9781904301400

€ 19.10

Paperback. Dublin has spawned three important writers in the nineteenth century gothic tradition: Charles Maturin (1782-1824), Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) and Bram Stoker (1847-1912). Their fictions, which delve into universal and supernatural themes such as ghosts, vampires and the devil, persist in popularity. Illustrator(s): Spurlock, Duane. Num Pages: 144 pages, 100 Black and White. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBF; DSK; WSZC; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 410. 4to.Illustrated. .Local History
Publisher
Nonsuch Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
First Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0283344
ISBN
9781845885236

€ 15.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 232 pages, 38. BIC Classification: DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 342. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0008761
ISBN
9780801473173

€ 4.64

Paperback. In his introduction to this selection of Coleridge's verse, the Poet Laureate describes the psychological ordeal which produced great works such as "Kubla Khan", "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" and "Christabel". Num Pages: 242 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DCF; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 126 x 20. Weight in Grams: 230. 8vo . Good copy
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
Main
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0284965
ISBN
9780571176045

€ 4.64

Paperback. 8vo.Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0291327
ISBN
9780486206028

€ 4.64

Paperback. Compiled by one of the best-known authorities on the bard's works, this dictionary offers up-to-date information on all aspects of Shakespeare in his own time and on his impact and influence on later ages. Essential reference for anyone with an interest in Shakespeare. Series: Oxford Quick Reference. Num Pages: 240 pages, numerous halftones. BIC Classification: DSBD; DSG; DSR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 196 x 15. Weight in Grams: 262. Paperback, in very good condition.
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRF0014164
ISBN
9780192806383

€ 12.61

Paperback. Is your enjoyment of Brian Friel's work hampered by a lack of Irish historical knowledge? Are you studying his plays and looking for help with interpretation? Do you teach Friel and need reliable guide to the plays? This title provides answers to these questions and more. Num Pages: 192 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBH; DSG. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 179 x 113 x 16. Weight in Grams: 158. 8vo. Nice copy.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
1st
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0292621
ISBN
9780571197798

€ 4.64

Paperback. This work draws upon the author's interviews with leading postmodern artists, writers and performers. These include Baudrillard, Beckett, Brecht, Barthes, Cage, Eco, Glass, Grass, Monk and Wolf. It offers a challenging and positive view of postmodern culture. Num Pages: 172 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: ACX; AS; DSBH; JFC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 12. Weight in Grams: 282. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0009975
ISBN
9780415105620

€ 15.00

Hardcover. Transnationalism - and the connected issues of race, migration, and diaspora - has been an area of increasing interest in Irish Studies. Where Motley Is Worn is one of the first collections to focus on transnationalism in Irish literature. Editor(s): Tucker, Amanda; Casey, Moira. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AFR; DSBF; DSBH; JFFN; JFSL1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 241 x 163 x 24. Weight in Grams: 554. Good copy with some minor shelf wear
Publisher
Cork University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KIN0035176
ISBN
9781782051008

€ 16.35

Paperback. An examination of the work of English Augustinian friar Osbern Bokenham which explores the relation of history and literature through the Wars of the Roses and the Hundred Years War and considers Legends of Holy Women, a collection of all female saints' lives written by Bokenham between 1443 and 1447. Num Pages: 256 pages, halftones, line figures. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2AB; 3H; DSBB; HBJD1; HBLC; HBLH; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 155 x 17. Weight in Grams: 366. Minor shelf wear to the cover but book in a good condition.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSC0001063
ISBN
9780195109894

€ 4.64

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