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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
In Postmodernity, Ethics and the Novel Andrew Gibson sets out to demonstrate that postmodern theory has actually made possible an ethical discourse around fiction. Each chapter elaborates and discusses a particular aspect of Levinas' thought and raises questions for that thought and its bearing on the novel. It also contains detailed analyses of... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 119.99
The leading contemporary French philosopher Alain Badiou has been a lifelong devotee of Beckett's work. This ground-breaking study provides a full introduction to and critique of Badiou's philosophy, politics, ethics and aesthetics, and his interpretation of the Irish writer, as a basis for a major new reading of the Beckett corpus. more...
- Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 16.95
Writer Samuel Beckett (1906?89) is known for depicting a world of abject misery, failure, and absurdity in his many plays, novels, short stories, and poetry. Yet the despair in his work is never absolute, instead it is intertwined with black humor and an indomitable will to endure??characteristics best embodied by his most famous characters, Vladimir... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2011; Not Available
Andrew Gibson engages with five recent and contemporary French philosophers, Badiou, Jambet, Lardreau, Françoise Proust and Rancière, who each produce a post-Hegelian philosophy of history founded on an assertion of the intermittency of historical value. Gibson explores this `anti-schematics of historical reason' and its implication for... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 97.99
The Strong Spirit considers James Joyce's earlier writings, including Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, placing these texts in relation to the different British-Irish historical contexts immediately contemporary with them, and also the often rather different historical contexts with which they are immediately concerned. more...
- Reaktion Books 2006; US$ 16.95
In the thousands, perhaps millions, of words written about Joyce, Ireland often takes a back seat to his formal experimentalism and the modernist project as a whole. In James Joyce, Andrew Gibson challenges this conventional portrait, demonstrating that the tightest focus?Joyce as an Irishman?yields the clearest picture. more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 58.00
Qualitative Data Analysis provides a practical and accessible introduction to data analysis which sees analysis as an integrated part of the whole research process, rather than something to be done after data collection is complete. This sets it apart from other data analysis books. more...
- Pearson Education 2011; US$ 4.99
What does a histogram tell you about contrast, dynamic range, underexposure, and overexposure? Why does exposure differ for digital photography versus film photography? What happens when the exposure is wrong? In this digital short, author Andrew Gibson answers these questions and more, showing how to use the histogram in practice to obtain optimum... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 25.00
London from Punk to Blair is a rich portrait of Europe?s foremost capital. An array of contributors, including poets, journalists, teachers, historians, wanderers, drinkers, photographers, and foodies, offer a selection of personal and subjective readings of the city since the late ?70s. These essays chart a variety of literal and metaphorical explorations... more...
- Pearson Education 2014; US$ 10.00
What?s the best way to determine exposure? How do you know which settings to use for various lighting scenarios? Why does exposure differ for digital photography versus film photography? In this ebook, photographer Andrew S. Gibson answers these questions and more, showing how to use the histogram to obtain optimum exposure in your images. Going... more...