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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...

  • Modernismby Peter Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 22.95

    A succinct but authoritative analysis of one of the most important literary innovations of the last hundred years. This guide explains the pan-European origins of the radical literary changes which occurred in the novel, poetry and drama. more...

  • Textsby Peter Childs

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 117.41

    Being able to analyse different types of text is an essential skill for students of literature. Texts is a new kind of book which shows students how to use literary theory to approach a wide range of literary, cultural and media texts of the kind studied on today?s courses. These texts range from short stories, autobiographies, political speeches,... more...

  • Ian McEwan's Enduring Loveby Peter Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 29.95

    Renowned author Peter Childs explores the intricacies of Ian McEwan's haunting novel providing a guide to the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds it. more...

  • Modernismby Peter Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 24.95

    First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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

    Covering both established terminology as well as the specialist vocabulary of modern theoretical schools, this is an indispensable guide to the principal terms and concepts encountered in debates over literary studies in the twenty-first century. more...

  • Practical Temperature Measurementby Peter R. N. Childs

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 155.00

    'Practical Temperature Measurement' introduces the concepts of temperature and its measurement to engineers, physicists and chemists of all disciplines. The author describes the wide range of techniques and specific devices available for temperature measurement and provides guidance for the selection of a particular method for a given application.... 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...