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- Taylor and Francis 1991; US$ 135.00
In The Experience of Reading , Philip Davis sets out to show that books matter most on a personal level and that reading offers a great deal more than a mere escape into fantasy. As a professional teacher with a strong interest in opening up the universities, Davis employs the modern novel to allow serious readers access to a search for a way of being,... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 97.95
Why Victorian Literature Still Matters is a passionate defense of Victorian literature’s enduring impact and importance for readers interested in the relationship between literature and life, reading and thinking. Explores the prominence of Victorian literature for contemporary readers and academics, through the author’s unique insight... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 17.99
Philip Davis presents the first full-scale biography of Bernard Malamud (1914-1986), the self-made son of poor Jewish immigrants who went on to become one of the foremost novelists and short-story writers of the post-war period. The time is ripe for a revival of interest in a man who at the peak of his success stood alongside Saul Bellow and Philip... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2009; US$ 19.95
Shakespearean thinking is always dynamic: thinking that happens in the living moment of its performance, in quickly passing process. This book offers a model of human mentality that can be shown through the dense immediacy of dramatic thinking, as embodied above all in Shakespeare’s working method. Shakespeare Thinking discusses the... more...
- Hamilton Books 2009; US$ 34.99
This book recalls the author's early upbringing and education on two Indian reservations. Davis assesses the policies of the United States government regarding the status of Indians in society, and relates the Indian struggle for survival, self-governance, and sovereignty. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 180.00
The papers in this volume were presented at the Fifth Biennial Symposium of the Department of Linguistics, Rice University, March 1993. The participants were asked to concentrate in depth and in a self-reflective way upon some range of data. The intent was multifold. The first purpose was descriptive. It was expected that the participants would carry... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 24.95
This collection of stories highlights the lives of important but sometimes lesser known personalities in the history of science, including St. Christopher the Dog-Faced. Based on conversations and correspondence with the renowned historian David Pingree, the book is supplemented with extensive quotes and additional information. The text sheds light... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 34.95
Praise for The Shift "More than ever, the role of marketing has to be to drive profitable growth by unlocking customer insights. The Shift provides inspiring examples of how leading marketers are getting it done." – Cammie Dunaway , executive vice president of sales and marketing, Nintendo of America "At Zappos.com we've always approached... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 35.00
Fascinating Mathematical People is a collection of informal interviews and memoirs of sixteen prominent members of the mathematical community of the twentieth century, many still active. The candid portraits collected here demonstrate that while these men and women vary widely in terms of their backgrounds, life stories, and worldviews, they all... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 52.99
The grand narratives of European music history are informed by the dichotomy of placements and displacements. Yet musicology has thus far largely ignored the phenomenon of displacement and underestimated its significance for musical landscapes and music history. Music and Displacement: Diasporas, Mobilities, and Dislocations in Europe and Beyond... more...