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Paperback. An accessible, comprehensive introduction to the work, life and times of one of the twentieth century's most important writers. Series: Cambridge Introductions to Literature. Num Pages: 174 pages, 6 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 155 x 10. Weight in Grams: 298.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
174
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521757713
ISBN
9780521757713

€ 19.08

Paperback. The third volume in Soyinka's series of memoirs, the sequel to "Ake and Isara". In a mixture of fact and fiction - to protect the innocent and nail the guilty and shape an often intolerable reality - it tells of the coming of age of a writer and political activist; and of a nation's betrayal. Num Pages: 397 pages, 1 b&w line. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGA; DNF; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 374. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Methuen Publishing Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002011
ISBN
9780413744203

€ 17.95

Paperback. Offers translations of Euripides' "Medea", "The Children of Heracles", "Andromache", and "Iphigenia among the Taurians", fragments of lost plays by Aeschylus, and the surviving portion of Sophocles' "The Trackers". In this title, introductions for each play offer information about its first production, plot, and reception in antiquity and beyond. Editor(s): Griffith, Mark; Most, Glenn W. Series Editor(s): Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond. Series: Complete Greek Tragedies. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 138 x 16. Weight in Grams: 352.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
Third Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226308968
ISBN
9780226308968

€ 14.66

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Arc Publications United Kingdom
Number of pages
220
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906570613
ISBN
9781906570613

€ 16.99
€ 13.91

Paperback. Series: Exilstudien/Exile Studies. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: CB; DSBH; HB; JF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 225 x 17. Weight in Grams: 364.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Condition
New
SKU
V9783039101801
ISBN
9783039101801

€ 55.94

Paperback. Explores the importance of heterosexual masculine identity in Renaissance literature and culture. Series Editor(s): Orgel, Stephen; Barton, Anne; Dollimore, Jonathan; Garber, Marjorie; Goldberg, Jonathan; Vickers, Nancy; Holland, Peter; McLuskie, Kate. Series: Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature & Culture. Num Pages: 236 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 14. Weight in Grams: 350.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
236
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521485883
ISBN
9780521485883

€ 38.60

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

€ 102.95

Hardcover. Alice's garden is her refuge. Inherited from Uncle Jacky, she introduces the great variety of plants and objects she has gathered - everything, of course, with its own unique and fascinating story, brought to life by a master storyteller. Num Pages: 272 pages. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 138 x 24. Weight in Grams: 498. Alice's garden is her refuge. Inherited from Uncle Jacky, she introduces the great variety of plants and objects she has gathered - everything, of course, with its own unique and fascinating story, brought to life by a master storyteller. Num Pages: 272 pages. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 138 x 24. Weight in Grams: 498. Fine in fine illustrated covers. Showing light shelf wear, remains a fine copy.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Brandon
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSG0021826
ISBN
9781847175816

€ 4.64

Paperback. 'A beautiful mad romp of a novel .. Prepare to be dazzled' (Daily Mail) Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 143 x 22. Weight in Grams: 248. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Sceptre
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0003432
ISBN
9780340632437

€ 17.95

Hardback. This breakthrough volume appropriates the vernacular notion of "rolling deep" to explore human intimacy and war. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 218 x 147 x 17. Weight in Grams: 250.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Number of pages
96
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393246896
ISBN
9780393246896

€ 25.99
€ 24.61

Paperback. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on dustwrapper but otherwise clean
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0006609
ISBN
9780571142842

€ 4.64

Paperback. A study of the art of Dostoevsky and the literary and historical context in which it was created. Through analyses of the work of Balzac, Dickens and Gogol, Fanger identifies romantic realism, the transformative fusion of two generic categories, as a powerful imaginary response to the modern city. Series: Studies in Russian Literature and Theory. Num Pages: 326 pages. BIC Classification: 2AGR; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 154 x 19. Weight in Grams: 475.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Number of pages
326
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810115934
ISBN
9780810115934

€ 47.85

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

Paperback. Bringing together a lifetime's work on Lewis Carroll, this work looks at Carroll's puzzles and games of logic and focuses on topics ranging from Alice's influence on the Beat poet, Jack Kerouac to how mercury in hat linings turned hatters mad. Illustrator(s): Tenniel, Sir John. Num Pages: 368 pages, illustrations, references. BIC Classification: 2BMH; DSBF; DSK; DSY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 17. Weight in Grams: 256. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0001182
ISBN
9780140289299

€ 4.64

Hardcover. A major, surprising new history of New York's most famous political machine-Tammany Hall-revealing, beyond the vice and corruption, a birthplace of progressive urban politics. Num Pages: 400 pages, 8 pages of illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; 3JF; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJK; HBLH; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 158 x 35. Weight in Grams: 592.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780871403759
ISBN
9780871403759

€ 25.99
€ 24.54

Hardcover. C. S. Lewis's seven-book series about the fictional land of Narnia has become an irrefutable classic. This collection of original, wide-ranging essays explores the past, present and future importance of The Chronicles of Narnia, providing the most current, and some of the most cutting-edge, research about this popular fantasy series. Editor(s): Abate, Michelle Ann; Weldy, Lance. Series: New Casebooks. Num Pages: 232 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK; DSY. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 222 x 144 x 17. Weight in Grams: 396.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230301245
ISBN
9780230301245

€ 83.59

Paperback. From 'Is there Sex Before Marriage in Austen?' to 'Which important Austen characters never speak?' the Guardian Book Club columnist answers 21 apparently trivial questions that reveal deep and hidden truths about Jane Austen's fictional world Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 131 x 22. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Condition
New
SKU
9781408831694
ISBN
9781408831694

€ 9.18

Paperback. The first in a series of bilingual poetry anthologies featuring 25 poems (one for each year from 1978-2002) from a particular European country, 'Hungarian Original' charts a politically turbulent quarter-century during which Hungary made its transition to democracy. Editor(s): Turczi, Istvan; Turczi, Anna Palos. Translator(s): Morgan, Edwin; Butlin, Ron; Reid, Angus. Num Pages: 108 pages. BIC Classification: DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 126. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9781857547962
ISBN
9781857547962

€ 10.99
€ 9.04

Paperback. This is the only commentary to provide a full and detailed interpretation in English of Horace's book of Epodes. Editor(s): Mankin, David. Series Editor(s): Easterling, P. E.; Hardie, Philip; Hunter, Richard; Kenney, E. J. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Num Pages: 332 pages, bibliography, Indexes to the commentary. BIC Classification: DC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 202 x 166 x 21. Weight in Grams: 378.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
332
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521397742
ISBN
9780521397742

€ 39.82

Paperback. Rosa Fiore is a solitary woman who has resigned herself to a loveless life, and expresses her passionate nature through her cooking. Then, one day, she meets an enigmatic chef, known only as l'Inglese, whose research on the heritage of Sicilian cuisine leads him into Rosa's library and her heart. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 128 x 18. Weight in Grams: 194. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Black Swan
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0002166
ISBN
9780552999090

€ 4.64

Paperback. Translator(s): Cleary, Heather. Series: New Directions Poetry Pamphlets. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 7. Weight in Grams: 110.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
New Directions
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780811221771
ISBN
9780811221771

€ 12.80

Paperback. This is the first edition for students and general readers of a pro-woman reply to Shakespeare's 'The Tamer of the Shrew' written in Shakespeare's lifetime . Co-edited by a feminist critic and a distinguished textual scholar, it makes clear why 'The Tamer Tamed' should be restored to the theatrical repertoire and the literary canon. Series Editor(s): Bevington, David. Series: Revels Student Editions. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 131 x 198 x 17. Weight in Grams: 212.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719053672
ISBN
9780719053672

€ 12.34

Paperback. Clean copy with very light shelfwear. Good to very good
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Granta Books
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KST0017356
ISBN
9780552083058

€ 4.64

Paperback. One of Ireland's most distinguished poets, now in his 80s. Expands the scope of his Collected Poems (2000) with new poems and commentary on his best-known work. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 233 x 18. Weight in Grams: 540.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Bloodaxe Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9781852249861
ISBN
9781852249861

€ 15.99
€ 11.03

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