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- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00
From Blake to Coleridge, and Wordsworth to Shelley, this volume provides a critical overview on the poets who defined the English Romantic period. Specific topics such as the forms and characteristics of English Romantic poetry are addressed. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
"I asked the sailor what an Elephant looked like; he replied that it was like nothing on earth." England, 1766: After a long voyage from the East Indies, a ship docks in Bristol, England, and rumor quickly spreads about its unusual cargo?some say a mermaid is on board. A crowd forms, hoping to catch a glimpse of the magical creature. One crate... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
In this adventure story about a group of schoolboys stranded on a deserted island, William Golding explores the dark side of humanity and the savagery that surfaces when social structure is broken down, and rules, ideals, and values are lost. Featuring an annotated bibliography, introduction by master scholar Harold Bloom, and a listing of other works... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Admired by his generation for giving a voice to their doubts, beliefs, and clouded hopes, Tennyson was one of the leading British poets of mid- to late 19th century and is respected today for the skill and delicacy with which he crafted his greatest works, including In Memoriam A.H.H., Idylls of the King, and "The Charge of the Light Brigade."... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 25.95
Based on an episode in Henry James's life, the captivating story of a young heroine with ambitions and desires beyond her time. By the start of the Civil War, Emily Hudson has lost her entire family to consumption. Wholly dependent upon her puritanical uncle, Emily forms a close bond with her ailing cousin, William, an ambitious young writer.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
This Vintage edition of The Plays_of Oscar Wilde contains the plays that made Wilde one of the most important dramatists of his time, including The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the great works of modern literature. Oscar Wilde's plays demonstrate once again why their author must be seen as both an inaugurator and a master of modernism. In his... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 35.59
Populäre Musik ist ein Bestandteil unseres Lebens. Sie kommt beiläufig aus dem Radio und dem Fernseher oder wird von uns bewußt gewählt bei Konzerten oder gekauften Tonträgern. Populäre Musik ist in der Regel in Liedform ausgeprägt. Das Lied ist naturgemäß auch Träger von Texten, die uns, ähnlich wie das Lied selbst, manchmal erreichen und manchmal... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 37.69
Hauptbeschreibung Besteht der Verdacht auf Korruption in Unternehmen oder öffentlichen Institutionen, ist konsequentes Handeln erforderlich. Doch welche Schritte müssen von den Leitungsgremien konkret eingeleitet werden? Welche Informationen dürfen verwendet werden? Wie sichern sich Mitglieder von Geschäftsführung und Vorstand gegen Haftungsansprüche... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 7.99
FROM ONE OF BRITAIN?S GREATEST LIVING WRITERS AND THE AUTHOR OF THE UNCOMMON READER , A FAMILY MEMOIR AND UNIQUE WORK OF ART? A LIFE LIKE OTHER IS ALAN BENNETT AT HIS BEST In this poignant memoir of his parents? marriage, Alan Bennett recalls the lost world of his childhood and the lives, loves, and deaths of his unforgettable aunties, Kathleen... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 19.99
Obscure Locks, Simple Keys is a comprehensive study of Samuel Beckett's most enigmatic text, Watt. Chris Ackerley's approach, which is similar to genetic editing, extensively reads the novel's different editions and manuscripts (including the French translation, overseen by Beckett himself), and his long introduction engages with the complex... more...