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Paperback. With studies of Shakespeare, Dickens and Dostoevsky, Naipaul, Pritchett and Bellow, 'The Irresponsible Self' offers more exhilarating despatches from one of our finest living critics. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 21. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844130979
ISBN
9781844130979

€ 20.99
€ 16.45

Paperback. A study of the main elements of fiction, such as narrative, detail, characterization, dialogue, realism, and style. It takes the machinery of story-telling apart to ask a series of fundamental questions: What do we mean when we say we 'know' a fictional character? What constitutes a 'telling' detail? And, when is a metaphor successful? Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 154.
Publisher
Vintage
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
First Edition first Printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845950934
ISBN
9781845950934

€ 13.99
€ 10.94

Hardcover. Discover - or rediscover - the major achievements of Chinese culture and civilization. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; DSB; HBJF; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 140. .
Publisher
Head of Zeus
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786694522
ISBN
9781786694522

€ 21.99
€ 18.16

Paperback. Meet a hero, a wise old grandmother, and the most gruesome, grotesque gang of witches imaginable! Series: Acting Edition S. Num Pages: 76 pages. BIC Classification: DD; YQE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 137 x 5. Weight in Grams: 114.
Publisher
Samuel French Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
76
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780573050992
ISBN
9780573050992

€ 16.38

Paperback. Three plays by one of Britain's leading playwrights and screenwriters which bitterly satirize the romance and heroics of battle. Series: Oberon Modern Playwrights. Num Pages: 324 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 210 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 431.
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
324
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9781870259842
ISBN
9781870259842

€ 12.41

Paperback. The first volume of plays by one of Britain's leading playwrights and screenwriters. Num Pages: 276 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 210 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 318.
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
276
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9781870259835
ISBN
9781870259835

€ 20.63

Paperback. A thrilling tale of altruism, greed, and the search for how to belong, based on a true story. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 196 x 4. Weight in Grams: 102.
Publisher
Nick Hern Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848424333
ISBN
9781848424333

€ 13.99
€ 13.16

Paperback. An insightful play that studies the challenges we face in a foreign land, and where or to whom we belong. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 199 x 9. Weight in Grams: 132.
Publisher
Nick Hern Books
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848423664
ISBN
9781848423664

€ 13.99
€ 13.27

Paperback. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 161 x 4. Weight in Grams: 114.
Publisher
Nightwood
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780889713017
ISBN
9780889713017

€ 16.85

Paperback. Includes a travel book and a biography of its author. Editor(s): Holmes, Richard. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations, map, bibliography. BIC Classification: 1DN; BGH; DNF; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 19. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1987
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140432695
ISBN
9780140432695

€ 15.99
€ 12.38

Paperback. Includes stories that combine passion with forceful feminist argument. In "Mary Wollstonecraft's Mary", the heroine flees her young husband in order to nurse her dearest friend, Ann, and finds genuine love, while Maria tells of a desperate young woman who seeks consolation in the arms of another man after the loss of her child. Editor(s): Todd, Janet. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSBH; DSK; FC; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 192. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0005140
ISBN
9780140433715

€ 17.95

Paperback. First published in 1792, Wollstonecraft's book attacked the prevailing view of docile, decorative femininity and laid out the principles of emancipation - an equal education for girls and boys, an end to prejudice, and for women to become defined by their profession, not their partner. Editor(s): Brody, Miriam. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141441252
ISBN
9780141441252

€ 11.99
€ 10.09

Paperback. In this volume, 26 newly commissioned essays provide distinct, original and sometimes playful or unusual definitions of theoretical keywords - both unexpected terms as well as words well established in the critical canon. Editor(s): Wolfreys, Julian. Num Pages: 416 pages, 5 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF; DSR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 761.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748614356
ISBN
9780748614356

€ 42.94

Paperback. Taking Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project as an inspiration, this book offers a project that opens a dialogue between phenomenology, philosophy and the Dickensian representation of the city in all its forms. It provides dual focus on methodology and the historicity of Dickensian urban consciousness. Num Pages: 272 pages, 19 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 2AB; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474402385
ISBN
9781474402385

€ 25.28

Paperback. Introducing Literary Theories is an ideal introduction for those coming to literary theory for the first time. It provides an accessible introduction to the major theoretical approaches. Editor(s): Wolfreys, Julian. Num Pages: 336 pages, glossary, bibliographies. BIC Classification: DSA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 22. Weight in Grams: 898.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748614837
ISBN
9780748614837

€ 26.36

Hardcover. A guide to the history and development of modern criticism in the humanities. The work takes the reader through introductions to historically influential philosophers and movements before focusing on three principal areas of critical attention: Europe, North America and Great Britain. Num Pages: 896 pages. BIC Classification: DSA; GBC; HPC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 189 x 48. Weight in Grams: 1526.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748613014
ISBN
9780748613014

€ 368.34

Hardcover. With chapters focusing on particular novels, this book charts the transitions of Victorian literary and cultural concerns across the Nineteenth century. Julian Wolfreys questions how the Victorians identified themselves in their modernity and discusses how literature mediated the construction of identities through notions of cultural memory. Series: Transitions. Num Pages: 304 pages, biography. BIC Classification: DSBF; DSK; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 490.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333696224
ISBN
9780333696224

€ 98.79

Paperback. This is a reference guide for students of literary and cultural studies which introduces over 40 of the complex terms, motifs and concepts in literary and cultural theory. It a brief introduction to each concept together with short quotations from the work of key thinkers and critics. Num Pages: 312 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSA; GBC; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 231 x 157 x 17. Weight in Grams: 478.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333960592
ISBN
9780333960592

€ 37.06

Paperback. Examining the "Mayor of Casterbridge", the essays in this casebook showcase balanced evaluations of Hardy, from a variety of theoretically informed positions such as Marxism, feminism, phenomenology and psychoanalysis, as well as providing reassessments of the novel's structures and concerns. Editor(s): Wolfreys, Julian. Series: New Casebooks. Num Pages: 224 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (UA) A / AS level; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 141 x 14. Weight in Grams: 286.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333777558
ISBN
9780333777558

€ 31.99
€ 31.92

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: 190. 256 pages. 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. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; BGA; DSBH; DSK. Dimension: 128 x 198 x 18. Weight: 182.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New
Condition
New
SKU
V9780747546016
ISBN
9780747546016

€ 11.99
€ 11.68

Paperback. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 129 x 6. Weight in Grams: 98.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Guernica Editions,Canada Canada
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9781550711813
ISBN
9781550711813

€ 13.99
€ 11.56

Paperback. Series: Psychoanalysis and Social Theory. Num Pages: 192 pages, 22 halftones. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFSL3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 285.
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
9780801473531
ISBN
9780801473531

€ 8.82

Paperback. Charlotte Simmons, a sheltered freshman from Sparta, North Carolina, is on a full scholarship. She learns that for the upper-crust coeds of Dupont, sex, Cool, and kegs trump academic achievement every time. As Charlotte encounters Dupont's elite, she gains a new, revelatory sense of her own power, that of her difference and of her very innocence. Num Pages: 688 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 43. Weight in Grams: 490. Some shelf wear, but overall very good
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
New Ed
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
SKU
KTJ0025693
ISBN
9780099479024

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 368 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BG; HBJK; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Black Swan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552993661
ISBN
9780552993661

€ 13.99
€ 10.85

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