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- 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 103.95
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 into why... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 18.99
The Literary Agenda is a series of short polemical monographs about the importance of literature and of reading in the wider world and about the state of literary education inside schools and universities. The category of 'the literary' has always been contentious. What is clear, however, is how increasingly it is dismissed or is unrecognised... more...
- Hamilton Books 2009; US$ 34.99
Chapter 1 Preface Part 2 I. The Autobiographical and Historical Context Chapter 3 Chapter I: Rosebud Chapter 4 Chapter II: Pine Ridge Chapter 5 Chapter III: Paha Sapa (Black Hills) Chapter 6 Chapter IV: Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 Chapter 7 Chapter V: Little Big Horn and Wounded Knee Part 8 II. Philosophical Reflections and Generalizations Chapter... 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$ 26.95
The book is a collection of short stories, small anecdotes in the life of some historical characters. More concretely, it focuses on the oddities and singularities of some well-known historical figures, not only in science, but also in arts, politics and social sciences. ? the book shows the fascination for ancient history, the treasures hidden in... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 47.95
Davis is one of a very small group of mathematicians who are interested and able to step outside the community and take a hard look at what mathematics really 'is'. Its uses, misuses, customs, relations with the so-called 'real' world, psychology and deep nature are all grist for his voracious mill."" -David Mumford, Brown University, November 2006... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 34.95
Praise for The Shift "More than ever, the role of marketing has to be to driveprofitable growth by unlocking customer insights. The Shiftprovides inspiring examples of how leading marketers are getting itdone." – Cammie Dunaway , executive vice president of sales andmarketing, Nintendo of America "At Zappos.com we've always approached business... more...
- Savas Beatie 2014; US$ 7.99
Sweep the Shenandoah Valley "clean and clear," Union General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant ordered in the late summer of 1864.His man for the job: Maj. Gen. "Little Phil" Sheridan, the bandy-legged Irishman whod proven himself just the kind of scrapper Grant loved. Grant turned Sheridan loose across Virginias most vital... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Readers of Mark Twain seldom doubt his genius, but defining that genius and locating its source continue to challenge students of American literature. Equally elusive is an explanation of the intriguing phenomenon of Twain as a mythic figure, both shaper and embodier of an American mythos. Perhaps no single critical approach can adequately... more...