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- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 17.99
The year 2000 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of The Great War and Modern Memory, winner of the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and recently named by the Modern Library one of the twentieth century's 100 Best Non-Fiction Books. Fussell's landmark study of WWI remains as original and gripping... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 22.50
Applies linguistics methods for a richer understanding of literary texts and spoken language. Dialect and Dichotomy outlines the history of dialect writing in English and its influence on linguistic variation. It also surveys American dialect writing and its relationship to literary, linguistic, political, and cultural trends, with emphasis... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2012; US$ 14.95
E. L. James? Fifty Shades trilogy has fascinated and seduced millions of readers. In bedrooms, in book clubs, and in the media, people can?t stop talking about it! In Fifty Writers on Fifty Shades of Grey , 50 writers?from romance and erotica authors, to real-world BDSM practitioners, to adult entertainment industry professionals?continue the conversation.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
No book is more central to the study of nineteenth-century American literature than Herman Melville's Moby-Dick; or The Whale . First published it 1851, it still speaks powerfully to readers today. Combining reprinted documents with clear introductions for student readers, this volume examines the contexts of and critical responses to Melville's work.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book addresses the religious scope of Cormac McCarthy?s fiction, one of the most controversial issues in studies of his work. Current criticism is divided between those who find a theological dimension in his works, and those who reject such an approach on the grounds that the nihilist discourse characteristic of his narrative is incompatible... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 44.99
The period of 1870 to 1940 saw the consolidation of the nation following the Civil War and the rise of the United States as a world power. The transformation of the novel during these years accompanied, registered, and in some cases promoted these changes. The era witnessed the emergence of new reading publics, new means of producing and distributing... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 17.00
The acclaimed Pulitzer Prize winning biographer of Mark Twain and Walt Whitman brings alive the life and world of Lincoln Steffens, the original Muckraker and father of American investigative journalism. Early 20th century America was a nation in the throes of becoming a great industrial power, a land dominated by big business and beset by social... more...