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- Steerforth Press 2011; US$ 16.00
A balloonist finds himself set upon by erotic lepers?a passenger on a ship notices a human eye on the deck?a group of aristocrats enjoy a vegetarian dish made from human flesh?a virginal young girl gnaws raw meat from a bone?a notorious ruffian is terrorized by a rat. Welcome to the bizarre universe of Witold Gombrowicz, whose legendary short story... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on The Heart of Darkness & The Secret Sharer, you... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 112.00
Reads Beckett's comic timing as part of a post-war ethics of representation. Samuel Beckett is a funny writer. He is also an author whose work is taken to respond ethically to the unspeakable seriousness of the post-Holocaust situation. How can these two statements sit together? Ranging widely over Beckett's fiction, drama, and critical writings,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
This study explores a popular medieval European narrative modeled on the life of Buddha. It offers a compendium-like presentation of the rich narrative tradition, and an examination of a corpus of texts in the light of cultural and poetological questions. The book is structured to allow for comparison, contributing to comparative medieval literary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00
To picture the world as a theatre has been a common procedure since antiquity. In early modernity, however, the theatrum mundi became a particularly prominent topic, and most intensely so in England where this metaphor was used by playwrights as well as by theologians bitterly opposed to the professional theatre. The anthology examines how and why... 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...
- Lehigh University Press 2013; US$ 79.99
Jane Austen and the Arts: Elegance, Propriety, Harmony presents Jane Austen as a self-conscious artist, a woman keenly aware that literature and aesthetics were to play an important role in the education and development of British society. The scope of the book is interdisciplinary and international, revealing Austen?s connection with the sister... more...