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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
This book is an exploration of how the relationship of evangelicals to the arts has been portrayed in fiction for the last century. The author argues that evangelicals are consistently seen as enemies of the arts by non-evangelical writers. The artist (typically represented by a literal artist, occasionally by a scientist or reluctant messiah) typically... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99
"You know, Yossi, we couldnt dress like this in the Philippines... wear earrings, dye our hair, put on make up, lipstick. Its forbidden." In Tel Aviv, Israel, a group of Filipino immigrants work as live-in carers for elderly Orthodox Jewish men. Six days a week they provide dedicated support to their employers. But on the seventh... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2013; US$ 9.99
Teaches a man how to be a man, that harks back to a less sheltered and pampered age when, without the aid of technology, men had to use their military training and outdoor skills, and were prepared for any eventuality. This book offers useful but often long-neglected skills and imparts wisdom gleaned from many sources. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
Dissatisfaction with the present can cause people to gaze nostalgically back to an idealized past; that nostalgia pervades contemporary rhetoric. In lamenting the ?degeneracy? of present-day America, social and literary critics as well as contemporary novelists often choose as their scapegoat the women?s movement and its increasing influence. Doane... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This book examines the impact of the new liberalism on English literary discourse from the fin-de-siècle to World War One. It maps out an extensive network of journalists, men of letters and political theorists, showing how their shared political and literary vocabularies offer new readings of liberalism's relation to an emerging modernist culture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
From the jaded, wired teenagers of M.T. Anderson's? Feed ?to the spirited young rebels of Suzanne Collins? The Hunger Games trilogy, the protagonists of Young Adult dystopias are introducing a new generation of readers to the pleasures and challenges of dystopian imaginings. As the dark universes of YA dystopias continue to flood the market, Contemporary... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 19.95
Growing up, what Sanford Tweedie knew about East Germany was basically . . . nothing. West Germans were our friends; East Germans, the enemy. In 2000, somewhat better informed, Tweedie took advantage of a Fulbright Scholarship to move his family to the eastern German town of Erfurt for the academic year. Far from home and the familiar, with temporary... more...