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- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available
This collection of new translations brings together the small proportion of Kafka's works that he thought worthy of publication. It includes Metamorphosis , his most famous work, an exploration of horrific transformation and alienation; Meditation , a collection of his earlier studies; The Judgement , written in a single night of frenzied creativity;... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 8.99
Someone must have been telling tales about Josef K. for one morning, without having done anything wrong, he was arrested.'A successful professional man wakes up one morning to find himself under arrest for an offence which is never explained. The mysterious court which conducts his trial is outwardly co-operative, but capable of horrific violence.... more...
- Pink Flamingo Publications 2012; US$ 7.00
?Compliance? tells the intertwining stories of these two as they inevitably come together. The submissive?s story is driven by his mistress as she breaks him to her will; branding him with her mark in a shocking public performance and showing off her newly learned skills as she tortures him for the amusement of her friends. Locked in chastity, he learns... more...
- The Floating Press 2003; US$ 4.50
The Metamorphosis begins almost comically. A man wakes up to find he has turned into an insect. But the claustrophobic, dirty room and the increasingly distressed narrator soon turn this into a tale of slow horror. Most horrifying of all is his family's reaction to his metamorphosis and their final solution to the problem. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 205.00
Topological Insulators , volume six in the Contemporary Concepts of Condensed Matter Series , describes the recent revolution in condensed matter physics that occurred in our understanding of crystalline solids. The book chronicles the work done worldwide that led to these discoveries and provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
Translated, edited, and with an Introduction by Stanley Corngold Featuring essays by Philip Roth, W. H Auden, and Walter Benjamin ?When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.? With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Franz Kafka begins his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Stillness in Motion in the Seventeenth Century Theatre provides a comprehensive examination of this aesthetic theory. The author investigates this aesthetic history as a form of artistic creation, philosophical investigation, a way of representing and manipulating ideas about gender and a way of acknowledging, reinforcing and making a critique of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 100.00
This book describes in detail how the property market operates, giving a clear picture of the economics of development and the way which development issues are defined by (and in their turn have an effect on) community and individual needs. By describing how the market works and explaining the factors which need to be analysed, the author aims to... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 227.00
This volume examines the deep sea ecosystem from a variety of perspectives. The initial chapters examine the deep-sea floor, the deep pelagic environment and the more specialised chemosynthetic environments of hydrothermal vents and cold seeps. These environments are examined from the perspective of the relationship of deep-sea animals to their physico-chemical... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Analyzes various forms of partnership among socioeconomic actors to highlight the social conventions and entrepreneurial culture that connect and intensify the energies at the root of local dynamism. This book demonstrates how entrepreneurship can be fostered in order to support collective development. more...