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- Orion 2013; US$ 10.99
As discussed in The Da Vinci Code... Long buried and suppressed, the Gnostic Gospels contain the secret writings attributed to the followers of Jesus. In 1945 fifty-two papyrus texts, including gospels and other secret documents, were found concealed in an earthenware jar buried in the Egyptian desert. These so-called Gnostic writings were Coptic... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 5.50
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Beowulf takes you into the epic story of warriors and... more...
- Free Press 2000; US$ 25.99
No American reporter has more experience covering Iran or more access to the private corners of Iranian society than Elaine Sciolino. As a correspondent for Newsweek and The New York Times, she has reported on the key events of the past two decades. She was aboard the airplane that brought Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to Tehran in 1979; she was... more...
- Scribner 2001; US$ 27.50
Sure to take its place alongside the literary landmarks of modern feminism, Elaine Showalter's brilliant, provocative work chronicles the roles of feminist intellectuals from the eighteenth century to the present. With sources as diverse as A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Scream 2, Inventing Herself is an expansive and timely exploration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
At last an accessible and intelligent introduction to the energising and challenging relationship between feminism and theatre. In this clear and enlightening book, Aston discusses wide-ranging theoretical topics and provides case studies including: * Feminism and theatre history * `M/Othering the self': French feminist theory and theatre * Black... more...
- Awe-Struck Publishing 2000; US$ 4.99
Single, expectant mother Heather Dare is doing just fine on her own until her mother, Senator Darlene Dare discovers her daughter's condition. Hysteria reigns as the Senator, on the campaign trail, starts having chest pains. The press are right on her trail. When Heather's sexy neighbor Jake West barges into her apartment in the middle of all this... more...
- Awe-Struck Publishing 1999; US$ 4.99
"Over the Moon": Guilt-ridden Gabrielle agrees to cat-sit Angelique, the apple of her sister's eye. What Val ever sees in that cat is anyone's guess. When cat'astrophe occurs, Gabrielle takes her to the animal hospital, and discovers that the veterinarian treating the fickle Angelique, is Craig, her sister's ex-fiance. He's as good-looking, fun, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
African-American Literacies is a personal, public and political exploration of the problems faced by student writers from the African-American Vernacular English (AAVE) culture. Drawing on personal experience, Elaine Richardson provides a compelling account of the language and literacy practices of African-American students. The book analyses the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
China, Sex and Prostitution is a topical and important critique of recent scholarship in China studies concerning sexuality, prostitution and policing. Jeffrey's arguments are constructed in the form of detailed analysis of a wide range of primary texts, including documents, press reports, police report, and policy and legal pronouncements, and secondary... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00
In Beyond Belief , renowned religion scholar Elaine Pagels continues her groundbreaking examination of the earliest Christian texts, arguing for an ongoing assessment of faith and a questioning of religious orthodoxy. Spurred on by personal tragedy and new scholarship from an international group of researchers, Pagels returns to her investigation... more...