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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
Auto/biography is currently one of the most popular literary genres, widely supposed to illuminate the study of the individual and his or her personal circumstances. Missing Persons suggests that auto/biography is, in fact, based on fictions, both about the person and about what it is possible to know about any one individual. Organised into chapters... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 38.00
Presents an account of the emergence of modern western society. This book looks at how successive generations have understood and explained the world in which they lived, and examines significant events since the Enlightenment that have led to the development of society. It discusses the social world in terms of both its politics and its culture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00
Jane Austen is often associated with conservatism and her novels are often seen as light entertainment depicting a vanished world and its manners. Mary Evan's study, first published in 1987, seeks to contradict the conventional wisdom regarding Austen's social and political leanings and argues that far from endorsing established and conservative... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95
This introductory textbook offers a concise and lucid account of the main developments in contemporary feminist thinking, and demonstrates the centrality of feminist thought to all areas of intellectual enquiry. In a wide-ranging discussion, Evans argues that most accounts of the world since the Enlightenment have been constructed in terms of a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
Tolstoy?s Anna Karenina is considered by many to be one of the greatest novels ever written. This study of its morally ambiguous protagonist, Anna, discusses Tolstoy?s troubled relation to the feminine in terms of the fantasies, hopes, and fears that she represents. In Reflecting on Anna Karenina , first published in 1989, Mary Evans presents... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 61.60
Some eighteen film directors from France to the United States, Germany to India, have applied themselves to the task of adapting Madame Bovary to the screen. Why has Flauberts 1857 classic novel been so popular with filmmakers? What challenges have they had to meet? What ideologies do their adaptations serve? Madame Bovary at the Movies seeks... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00
These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
It is generally accepted that Britain was held together during the second world war by a spirit of national democratic `consensus'. But whose interests did the consensus serve? And how did it unravel in the years immediately after victory? This well observed and powerfully argued book overturns many of our assumptions about the national spirit of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 75.00
This introductory text sets out to make the links between sociological theories of the body and actual human behaviour and experience. It also debates how the body is regulated, both through the life course and in reproduction. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
The second wave of feminism which challenged and changed many assumptions was a product of various western cultures, with no single country possessing a monopoly on the writing of 'new' feminism. Though many of the contributions hailed from Europe and the United States, these works were often formed within local debates and framed within feminist... more...