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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 24.95
Often labelled as ?indescribable?, the sublime is a term that has been debated for centuries amongst writers, artists, philosophers and theorists. Usually related to ideas of the great, the awe-inspiring and the overpowering, the sublime has become a complex yet crucial concept in many disciplines. Offering historical overviews and explanations, Philip... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2008; US$ 8.95
Described, variously, as the perfect fusion of poetry and garage band rock and roll, Horses belongs as much to the world of literary and cultural criticism as it does to the realm of musicology. This book's attention is given to the record's origins in the nascent New York punk scene. The core is a detailed analysis of Patti Smith's lyrics... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 145.00
Waterloo and the Romantic Imagination offers a new and challenging look at the cultural significance of the Battle of Waterloo, and the impact it had on British Romantic culture. Drawing on a range of approaches it aims to redefine the Romantic period as an age of inter- and intra-national conflict, thus overturning conventional notions of 'The Romantic... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2004; US$ 17.95
"Phillip Paludan has combined the findings of the social sciences with an exercise in la petite histoire to create an intriguing study. From his base point, the massacre of thirteen Unionist mountaineers at Shelton Laurel, North Carolina, the author expands the investigation to embrace larger issues, such as the impact of the Civil War on small communities,... more...
- Taylor & Francis Ltd 2011; US$ 41.50
WORLD ENGLISHES SECOND EDITION provides an overview of the global variation in vocabulary, grammar, phonology and pragmatics of English and includes coverage of spoken varieties that have only recently been researched, as well as changes occurring due to the increasing use of English by non-natives internationally. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95
Individually and collectively, these essays establish a new direction for current scholarly thinking about the writing and reading of literature and their relationship with ideas of authority, self-reliance, truth, originality, the valid and the real, and the genuine and inauthentic. Authors discussed include William Cowper, Robert Southey, Leigh Hunt,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 162.00
Biodiversity is recognised to be of global importance, yet species and habitats are under increasing pressure from human-induced influences. This Handbook will enable practitioners to plan and conduct a survey of any species or habitat and to evaluate the data so as to determine its local, national and international significance. more...