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  • The Twentieth Century in Poetryby Peter Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.95

    Until now, most teaching has focused on the novel as the most useful way of raising issues of gender, ethnicity, theory, nationality, politics and social class. In The Twentieth Century in Poetry Peter Childs places literature in a wider social context and demonstrates that all poetry is historically produced and consumed and is part of our understanding... more...

  • Ian McEwan's Enduring Loveby Peter Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 29.95

    Ian McEwan is one of Britain's most inventive and important contemporary writers. Also adapted as a film, his novel Enduring Love (1997) is a tale of obsession that has both troubled and enthralled readers around the world. Renowned author Peter Childs explores the intricacies of this haunting novel to offer: an accessible introduction to the... more...

  • Modernismby Peter Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 24.95

    The modernist movement radically transformed the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literary establishment, and its effects are still felt today. Modernism introduces and analyzes what amounted to nothing less than a literary and cultural revolution. In this fully updated and revised second edition, charting the movement in its global... more...

  • Julian Barnesby Peter Childs

    Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00

    Julian Barnes is a comprehensive introductory overview of the novels that situates his work in terms of fabulation and memory, irony and comedy. It pursues a broadly chronological line through Barnes's literary career, but along the way it also shows how certain key thematic preoccupations and obsessions seem to tie Barnes's oeuvre together... more...

  • Encyclopaedia of Contemporary British Cultureby Peter Childs; Michael Storry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 350.00

    Boasting more than 970 alphabetically-arranged entries, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture surveys British cultural practices and icons in the latter half of the twentieth century. It examines high and popular culture and encompasses both institutional and alternative aspects of British culture. It provides insight into the whole spectrum... more...

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Termsby Peter Childs; Roger Fowler

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95

    A twenty-first century version of Roger Fowler?s 1973 Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms , this latest edition of The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms is the most up-to-date guide to critical and theoretical concepts available to students of literature at all levels. With over forty newly commissioned entries, this essential reference... more...

  • Rotating Flowby Peter R. N. Childs

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 92.95

    Rotating flow is critically important across a wide range of scientific, engineering and product applications, providing design and modeling capability for diverse products such as jet engines, pumps and vacuum cleaners, as well as geophysical flows. Developed over the course of 20 years? research into rotating fluids and associated heat transfer... more...

  • British Cultural Identitiesby Mike Storry; Peter Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    In British Cultural Identities , Mike Storry and Peter Childs assess the degree to which being British impinges on the identity of the many people who live in Britain. They analyze contemporary British identity through the various and changing ways in which people who live in the UK position themselves and are positioned by their culture today. Using... more...

  • Mechanical Design Engineering Handbookby Peter R. N. Childs

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 119.00

    Mechanical Design Engineering Handbook is a straight-talking and forward-thinking reference covering the design, specification, selection, use and integration of machine elements fundamental to a wide range of engineering applications. Develop or refresh your mechanical design skills in the areas of bearings, shafts, gears, seals, belts and chains,... more...

  • Introduction To Post-Colonial Theoryby Peter Childs; Patrick Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    The first book of its kind in the field, this timely introduction to post- colonial theory offers lucid and accessible summaries of the major work of key theorists such as Frantz Fanon, Edward Said.Homi Bhabha and Gayatri Spivak. The Guide also Explores the lines of resistance against colonialism and highlights the theories of post-colonial identity... more...