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- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 15.98
One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode in the Trojan War. At its centre is Achilles, the greatest warrior-champion of the Greeks, and his refusal to fight after being humiliated by his leader Agamemnon. But when the Trojan Hector kills Achilles' close friend Patroclus, he storms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
This book addresses the question of what it might mean today to be a Luddite--that is, to take a stand against technology. Steven Jones here explains the history of the Luddites, British textile works who, from around 1811, proclaimed themselves followers of "Ned Ludd" and smashed machinery they saw as threatening their trade. Against Technology... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 134.00
This remarkable study of the constructive and ultimately canon-forming relationship between satiric and Romantic modes of writing from 1760 to 1832 provides us with a new understanding of the historical development of Romanticism as a literary movement. Romantic poetry is conventionally seen as inward-turning, sentimental, sublime, and transcendent,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 38.95
The Meaning of Video Games takes a textual studies approach to an increasingly important form of expression in today?s culture. It begins by assuming that video games are meaningful?not just as sociological or economic or cultural evidence, but in their own right, as cultural expressions worthy of scholarly attention. In this way, this book makes... more...
- Harlequin Enterprises, Australia Pty Ltd 2011; US$ 4.19
London, 1801 No one could have guessed that virginal companion Penelope Montague is the author of the scandalous manual A Woman?s Handbook. Society believes she was educated in a convent, unaware she spent the first half of her life raised by the ladies of the famous Black Swan brothel. Only rake Robin Sackville Tufton, Earl of Thanet, sees the sensual... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Marxist thinking can offer a critical understanding of education in an international context. Jones tackles these issues from a variety of angles and perspectives, taking advantage of recent theoretical innovations in Marxist analysis as well as the personal experiences of educational practitioners with Marxist commitments. With a specific focus on... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 4.99
In Animated Animals and Other Creatures, Muriel E. Jones takes a light-hearted look at birds and beasts of land, sea and air in every corner of the world. From the hilarious, gregarious penguin of the Antarctic to the jewel-like hummingbird of the tropics or the delicately mannered field mouse nibbling corn in an English barn, each animal is thoroughly... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2000; US$ 94.99
This book advances a new understanding of producing change in psychotherapy. It proposes the concept of interaction structure, repeated mutually influencing interactions between therapist and patient that are a fundamental aspect of therapeutic action. more...