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- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 109.99
Challenging the popular view that Naipaul is a literary mediator between First and Third World experience in the post-colonial era, this study argues that his work articulates a set of values that perpetuates political interests that have their origin in the Imperial age. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 28.99
This text analyzes the emergence of the modern novel and the manner in which it mirrors the underlying process of the globalization of culture. It focuses on Hardy's "The Mayor of Casterbridge", Conrad's "Lord Jim", Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" and Vargas Llosa's "The War at the End of the World". more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 144.99
This volume comprises 15 critical essays written by some of the most eminent Romantic scholars in academia. The essays survey the oeuvre of Mary Shelley as it developed beyond Frankenstein, and evaluate her career in terms of her intellectual and political accomplishments. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00
This book sets the writings of Merimee, Le Fanu, Stoker and Verne in the context in which they were written - namely the response to Balkan, Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian politics. Gibson analyzes their works to reveal that the vampire acts as an allegory of the Near East through which constitutes a challenge to the 'orientalism' argument of today. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00
Novels about growing up have long been loved by ordinary readers and analyzed, sometimes with more heat than light, by scholars. This book respects the interests of ordinary readers while clarifying and frequently resolving the moral, psychological, social, and occasionally religious coming-of-age dilemmas that scholars have wrestled with. Focusing... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00
This anthology describes the European book culture of premodern times with regard to the material publication of handwriting and early print, their contents and forms of use, as well as the preconceptions associated with them. The relationship to and differentiation from neighboring cultures, such as the Islamic world, are also taken into consideration. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
From one of modern literature?s most captivating and elusive masters comes a posthumous volume of thoughtful, elegant, and quick-witted autobiographical writings, all previously unpublished in English. Here is Italo Calvino paying homage to his literary influences and tracing the evolution of his signature style. Here are his reminiscences of Italy?s... more...