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- Random House 2012; US$ 12.83
In Vintage Living Texts teachers and students will find the essential guide to the works of Ian McEwan. This guide will deal with his themes, genre and narrative technique, and a close reading of the texts will be accompanied with likely exam questions, and contexts and comparisons - as well as providing a rich source of ideas for intelligent and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Investigations into how the brain actually works have led to remarkable discoveries and these findings carry profound implications for interpreting literature. This study applies recent breakthroughs from neuroscience and evolutionary psychology in order to deepen our understanding of John Donne's Songs and Sonnets. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 89.99
This book investigates the mediation of popular-political culture in Scotland and America, from the transatlantic religious revivals known as the Great Awakening to the U.S. presidential election of 1800. By focusing on Scotland and America, this book aims to increase our understanding of how tensions (ethnic, racial, economic, political, aesthetic,... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 74.99
This is the first monograph to focus exclusively on the language of Robert Burns. While engaging fully with up-to-date literary criticism, it makes use of theories and analytical techniques from twenty-first-century sociolinguistics in order to offer a new understanding of how Burns?s language works. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 69.99
This work contains a selection of James Arbuckle?s poems and essays presented in a first modern scholarly edition with a biographical introduction. The work, which includes original poems, translations of Horace, satires on Swift, essays on politics, politeness and the early Scottish Enlightenment, offers new insights into early eighteenth-century... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 109.99
History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake. Stephen Dedalus's famous complaint articulates a characteristic modern attitude toward the perceived burden of the past. As Robert Spoo shows in this study, Joyce's creative achievement, from the time of his sojourn in Rome in 1906-07 to the completion of Ulysses in 1922, cannot be understood... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 109.99
This book argues that the source of Gothic terror is anxiety about the boundaries of the self: a double fear of separateness and unity that has had a special significance for women writers and readers. Exploring the psychological, religious, and epistemological context of this anxiety, DeLamotte argues that the Gothic vision focuses simultaneously... more...