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- F+W Media 2011; US$ 12.95
In a relationship, it's all about the give and take. He gives you plenty of opportunities to make fun of his embarrassing behavior and you take the high road--choosing a little white lie over raining on his socks-with-sandals parade. It's touching, really. It's true. You'd do anything for your modern-day Superman . . . whether it's cheering on his... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95
In 1972, in an attempt to elevate the stature of the "crime novel," influential crime writer and critic Julian Symons cast numerous Golden Age detective fiction writers into literary perdition as "Humdrums," condemning their focus on puzzle plots over stylish writing and explorations of character, setting and theme. This volume... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 105.68
Hauptbeschreibung Wie können Metaphern und Tropen im geisteswissenschaftlichen Diskurs des 18. Jahrhunderts systematisiert werden? Welche Funktion sollen sie in der Vermittlung zwischen Vernunft und Einbildungskraft übernehmen? Im 18. Jahrhundert weiteten sich die ursprünglich 'begrifflichen' wissenschaftlichen Metaphern zusehends zu 'sinnlichen'... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
Through an analysis of textual representations of the American landscape, this book looks at how North America appeared in books printed on both sides of the Atlantic between the years 1660 and 1745. A variety of literary genres are examined to discover how authors described the landscape, climate, flora and fauna of America, particularly of the new... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
This is a revisionist study of the literary and visual representation of the nation in the century following the formation of the British state. It argues that the most engaging accounts of Great Britain subject their imagery to sustained artistic pressure, threatening to dismantle the national vision at the moment of its construction. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 41.95
Written especially for students and assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, The English Novel in History provides the most comprehensive introduction yet written to early twentieth-century fiction. A stunning work. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 155.00
The epistolary novel is a form which has been neglected in most accounts of the development of the novel. This book argues that the way that the eighteenth-century epistolary novel represented consciousness had a significant influence on the later novel. Critics have drawn a distinction between the self at the time of writing and the self at the time... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 40.00
This book investigates human curiosity and its representation in eavesdropping scenes in nineteenth-century English and French novels. Ann Gaylin analyses eavesdropping in Austen, Balzac, Collins, Dickens and Proust. This innovative study will be of interest to scholars of nineteenth-century English and European literature. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 26.00
Drawing on interdisciplinary work in the field of ethics, Jil Larson offers new readings of late-Victorian and turn-of-the-century British fiction. This book will be of interest to scholars of nineteenth century and modernism, and all interested in the conjunction between narrative, ethics and literary theory. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 28.00
This second edition of Professor Dame Gillian Beer's highly acclaimed book incorporates a new preface by the author and a foreword by the distinguished American scholar George Levine. '... a work of criticism that takes its modest place among the other 'cloudy triumphs' of English genius.' Michael Neve, Sunday Times more...