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Hardcover. Drawing on cognitive science, evolutionary theory, anthropology, psychology, literary theory, and other fields, this book presents a nuanced argument about how fairy tales originated in ancient oral cultures, how they evolved through the rise of literary culture and print, and how, in our own time, they continue to change through their adaptation. Num Pages: 256 pages, 7 halftones. BIC Classification: DSK; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 165 x 323 x 26. Weight in Grams: 566. Minor tear to dustwrapper, else as new.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KTG0021692
ISBN
9780691153384

€ 68.00
€ 15.59

Paperback. Series: Routledge Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 216 x 143 x 22. Weight in Grams: 388.
Publisher
Routledge United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415610254
ISBN
9780415610254

€ 24.99
€ 24.02

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 2ACG; DSBF; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 159 x 235 x 50. Weight in Grams: 478.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691173672
ISBN
9780691173672

€ 29.99
€ 26.14

Paperback. If there is one genre that has captured the imagination of people in all walks of life throughout the world, it is the fairy tale. This book presents a provocative theory about why fairy tales were created and retold - and why they became such an indelible and infinitely adaptable part of cultures around the world. Num Pages: 256 pages, 7 halftones. BIC Classification: DSY; JFC; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691159553
ISBN
9780691159553

€ 21.99
€ 20.92

Paperback. "A study of the many reworkings and adaptations of classic plays on the modern stage which illuminates how each is shaped by or reacts against the prevailing mores of the day"-- Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: AN; DSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 16. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408182697
ISBN
9781408182697

€ 23.53

Paperback. This book explores the relationship of the public theatre to the question of what constituted the 'dead' in early modern English culture within a theoretical framework that makes use of history, psychoanalysis and anthropology. Num Pages: 288 pages, None. BIC Classification: DSGS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 13. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748633630
ISBN
9780748633630

€ 32.77

Paperback. Num Pages: 88 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 154 x 10. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810129870
ISBN
9780810129870

€ 27.99

Paperback. This play is based on Ovid's 15-volume work of transformation myths. Positioned in and around a large pool on the stage, the characters enact adaptations of Ovid's tales, juxtaposing the ancient and contemporary in both language and image. The volume includes a production history and photographs. Num Pages: 120 pages, photographs. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 8. Weight in Grams: 218.
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810119802
ISBN
9780810119802

€ 31.52

Paperback. Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. Series: Cambridge Contexts in Literature. Num Pages: 130 pages, 1 colour book. BIC Classification: 2ABM; 4KH; DSBD; YQE. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 226 x 153 x 7. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521663908
ISBN
9780521663908

€ 12.93

Paperback. Nicole Kidman makes her much anticipated return to the London stage in the role of Rosalind Franklin, the woman who discovered the secret to Life, in the UK premiere of Anna Ziegler's award-winning play. Series: Oberon Modern Plays. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 130 x 17. Weight in Grams: 100.
Publisher
Oberon Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783199358
ISBN
9781783199358

€ 14.35

Paperback. The first collection of plays from Anna Ziegler, one the major American contemporary playwrights. This collection includes: Photograph 51, A Delicate Ship, Boy and The Last Match. Num Pages: 328 pages, 0. BIC Classification: DD; PDX; WSJR2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 190 x 31. Weight in Grams: 368.
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783193158
ISBN
9781783193158

€ 20.47

Hardcover. Zuyan Zhou offers an astute look at the concept of androgyny in key works of Chinese fiction and drama from the 16th to the 18th centuries. This study probes deviations from engendered codes of behaviour both in culture and literature. Num Pages: 376 pages, 3 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; DSBB; DSBD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 27. Weight in Grams: 617.
Publisher
University of Hawaii Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780824825713
ISBN
9780824825713

€ 90.23

Hardcover. .
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498531016
ISBN
9781498531016

€ 73.62
€ 67.09

Hardcover. Num Pages: 279 pages, 3ill. BIC Classification: DSB; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230. Weight in Grams: 570.
Publisher
University of Delaware Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Condition
New
SKU
V9780874135367
ISBN
9780874135367

€ 81.67
€ 74.08

Hardcover. 4to. Illustrated. Good copy.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Orbis Publishing Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1986
SKU
KEX0268765
ISBN
9780856135668

€ 28.00

Paperback. Series: Modern Plays. Num Pages: 80 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 5. Weight in Grams: 88.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Number of pages
80
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472506450
ISBN
9781472506450

€ 14.35

Paperback. Series: Modern Plays. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DD; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 15. Weight in Grams: 62. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0001138
ISBN
9781350035973

€ 9.86

Paperback. Features poems that thrash against the matrix of their own referential nature using a series of linguistic echoes that reference writers like the 'maternal' Virginia Woolf or the 'paternal' Leonard Cohen. This work includes poems that are painterly, splintered, and majestic. Num Pages: 100 pages, Illustrations, 1 port. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 127 x 9. Weight in Grams: 157.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Coach House Books Canada
Number of pages
100
Condition
New
SKU
V9781552451281
ISBN
9781552451281

€ 14.99
€ 14.13

Hardcover. Life and work of a celebrated Great War poet. Hodgson and the Devons perished on the first day of the Somme battle 1 July 1916. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16pp black & white plates. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JJF; BGL; DSC; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 162 x 25. Weight in Grams: 582.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783463756
ISBN
9781783463756

€ 23.00
€ 19.75

Hardcover. Joseph Conrad is not only one of the world's great writers of English literature, but was a writer who lived a particularly full and interesting life. This biography analyzes several aspects of Conrad's life and works: his problems with the English language; his borrowings from French writers; and his attitude toward socialism. Series: Studies in English & American Literature & Culture. Num Pages: 806 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 162 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1360. 8vo .Good copy in dustwrapper.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Camden House
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0307839
ISBN
9781571133472

€ 45.00

Hardcover. Series: Artists & Issues in the Theatre. Num Pages: 158 pages. BIC Classification: ANH; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 236 x 14. Weight in Grams: 360.
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780820444796
ISBN
9780820444796

€ 52.99
€ 50.37

Paperback. Series: Modern American Literature. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; EB; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 232 x 8. Weight in Grams: 204.
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433102684
ISBN
9781433102684

€ 37.99
€ 36.53

Paperback. Presents a diverse selection of some of the best poems and shows us the spiritual and secular aspects of love, in varieties embracing every aspect of the human heart. Translator(s): Davis, Dick. Num Pages: 368 pages, black & white illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 146 x 193 x 25. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Deluxe
Condition
New
SKU
V9780143107286
ISBN
9780143107286

€ 16.99
€ 13.13

Hardcover. Zak argues that Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra represents the manner in which unwitting narcissism fails the genuine love that would have elevated the lovers above the tragedy they instead merely endure-both privileging "easy ways to die" to the "strenuous labor" required to deliver a birth of richer life into their passion. Num Pages: 172 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSGS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 160 x 23. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498510363
ISBN
9781498510363

€ 81.67
€ 74.08

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