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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This volume in the Arthurian Characters and Themes series treats the fascinating character of Perceval, the naive and flawed but gifted youth who becomes the Grail hero in some texts and yet is eclipsed in others by Galahad. Also includes eight musical examples. more...
- PM Press 2013; US$ 9.99
A declaration of love to Peter Kuper?s adoptive city in which he has lived since 1977, this diary is a vibrant survey of New York City?s history. Through Kuper?s illustrations, this book depicts a climb to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge, the homeless living in Times Square, roller skaters in Central Park, the impact of September 11, the luxury of... more...
- Sourcebooks 2013; US$ 12.99
No other day is filled with more excitement and optimism than graduation day. Marianne Richmond has created the perfect gift for any graduate, that expresses the joy of today and promise of tomorrow. Includes sentiments like: ?I wish you guts. Challenge your ability by trying something new, even if you're scared. ?I wish you a playful spirit.... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2005; US$ 6.99
Pocket Essentials is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a unique phenomenon which started... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
Theoretical essays and practical analyses focus on the intertextual links between an Arthurian composition and works belonging other genres of kinds of literature. Translations are provided for excerpts from the original Latin, Old French, Middle Dutch, Italian, and Middle English. The 14 essays were presented at a 1993 conference in Bonn. more...
- No Starch Press 2009; US$ 15.95
The Manga Guide to Electricity teaches electricity in an innovative and refreshing way by combining authentic Japanese-style manga cartoons with practical educational content. The book's story revolves around Rereko, a girl struggling to pass her exams in Electopia, the Land of Electricity. Graduate student Hikaru decides to help Rereko after she's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This edited volume contains nine articles exploring medieval sexuality and its relation to cosmological and social ordering. All of our authors analyze literary texts, both religious and secular, using a variety of critical methodologies. These include discourse theory, psychoanalytic criticism, queer theory, masculinity studies, and new historicist... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 1991; US$ 159.95
The pig has probably evoked more unexplained extremes of human emotions than any other animal. What are the possible origins of the symbolism attached to this animal? Has it ever been viewed differently? In a light tone, with alliteration and bantering humor, many original theories are presented to show how our western heritage subconscious associations... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
Castration and castrati have always been facets of western culture, from myth and legend to law and theology, from eunuchs guarding harems to the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century castrati singers. Metaphoric castration pervades a number of medieval literary genres, particularly the Old French fabliaux - exchanges of power predicated upon the exchange... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
In the wake of the many passionate responses to its predecessor, Studies in Medievalism 22 also addresses the role of corporations in medievalism, with subjects ranging from the Woolworth Company to Google and the Lord Mayor's Show, London. The essays offer close, thorough studies of traditional media and materials, and also engage with concerns... more...