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- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 7.99
This is the third of the popular Pandora's box anthologies of erotic writing by women. The book includes extracts from the best-selling and most well-liked titles of the past year as well as four completely new stories. Pandora's Box 3 is a celebration of five years of this ground-breaking imprint which has pushed the boundaries of explicit... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
From the author of the critically-acclaimed Austerlitz and Across the Land and Water comes A Place in the Country, the much anticipated translation of one of W.G. Sebald's most brilliant works. When W. G. Sebald, the prize-winning author of Austerlitz , travelled to Manchester in 1966, he packed in his bags certain literary favourites... more...
- Cybereditions 2000; US$ 12.95
In this book, Mark Turner shows that the languages of literature and everyday life are different expressions of the same universal mechanisms of the mind. Drawing on the languages and metaphors of kinship and causation, and on myriad examples in English literature from Chaucer to Wallace Stevens, he argues convincingly that all our thinking with... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 30.00
D. F. McKenzie shows how the material form of texts crucially determine our understanding. As works are reproduced and re-read, they take on different forms and meanings. Bibliographical skills can, McKenzie demonstrates, be applied to a wide range of cultural documents, including sound, graphics, films, landscape and new electronic media. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 35.00
Reading, Society and Politics in Early Modern England ranges over private and public reading, and over a variety of religious, social, and scientific communities to locate acts of reading in specific historical moments from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 266.00
The volume contains a collection of 29 articles from the last years of Walter Haug's life, in particular theoretical literary and historical philosophical studies on the courtly romance and on mysticism, which are drawn closely together from the aspect of negativity. In addition, it includes texts on the heroic epic, Märendichtung (medieval fables)... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00
Although literature gained its autonomy around 1800, it has since then continually engaged in a poetologically relevant discourse with the alien system of science. The present volume examines this phenomenon from a comparatistic perspective, and considers the following questions: System theory : What is the status of the autonomy of a system if it... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 173.00
These essays on the learned book in Early Modern Europe investigate the transmission of knowledge and the operation of the book market from the point of view of its major participants: authors, editors, publishers, readers and bibliographers. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 226.00
Part of a series that explores cultural and ethical values in Classical Antiquity, this volume examines the negative foils, the anti-values, against which positive value notions are conceptualized and calibrated in Classical Antiquity. It includes chapters that address this theme from historical, literary, legal, and philosophical perspectives. more...
- University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 25.00
Er gwaethaf y berw Ôl-Fodernaidd a welwyd yn ystod yr 1990au, prin fursylw a roed i theori lenyddol yng Nghymru. Prinnach fyth ydywr beirniaid llenyddol Cymraeg a fentrodd i fyd dieithr theori beirniadaeth lenyddol. more...