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- Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 16.00
Fifteen million Americans a year are plagued with alcoholism. Five million of them are women. Many of them, like Caroline Knapp, started in their early teens and began to use alcohol as "liquid armor," a way to protect themselves against the difficult realities of life. In this extraordinarily candid and revealing memoir, Knapp offers important insights... more...
The Brand Promise: How Ketel One, Costco, Make-A-Wish, Tourism Vancouver, and Other Leading Brands Make and Keep the Promise That Guarantees SuccessMcGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 36.00
Brand expert, popular speaker, and Fortune 500 advisor Duane Knapp presents The BrandPromise® , his secret formula for becoming a Genuine Brand. Making the right promise, keeping it, and fulfilling your BrandPromise commitment will transform your business or organization into a ?one-of-a-kind? brand that customers, employees, and shareholders will... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 135.00
France's liberation was expected to trigger a decisive break both with the Vichy régime and with the pre-war Third Republic. What happened was an untidy patchwork of unplanned continuities and false starts. This volume analyses the complex process of regime change, economic renewal, social transformation, and adjustment to a fast-evolving world. more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 214.99
A new island archaeology and island history of Bronze Age and early Iron Age Cyprus, set in its Mediterranean context. In this extensively illustrated study, A. Bernard Knapp addresses an under-studied but dynamic new field of archaeological enquiry - the social identity of prehistoric and protohistoric Mediterranean islanders. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 19.00
Three decades of controversy in Shakespeare studies can be summed up in a single question: Was Shakespeare one of a kind? On one side of the debate are the Shakespeare lovers, the bardolatrists, who insist on Shakespeare?s timeless preeminence as an author. On the other side are the theater historians who view modern claims of Shakespeare?s uniqueness... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
At the age of 36, Caroline Knapp, author of the acclaimed bestseller Drinking:A Love Story , found herself confronted with a monumental task: redefining her world. She had faced the loss of both her parents, given up a twenty-year relationship with alcohol, and, as she writes, "I was wandering around in a haze of uncertainty, blinking up at the biggest... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 31.85
The American musical has long provided an important vehicle through which writers, performers, and audiences reimagine who they are and how they might best interact with the world around them. Musicals are especially good at this because they provide not only an opportunity for us to enact dramatic versions of alternative identities, but also the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
First published in 1990, Chaucer and the Social Contest takes a fresh view of The Canterbury Tales , by placing the storytelling contest among the Canterbury pilgrims within the larger social contests in the changing England of the late fourteenth century. The author focuses on three crucial fields of contention: the division of social duties into... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
Focusing on works by Shakespeare and Spenser, this study shows the connection between visuality and ethical action in early modern English literature. James A. Knapp places early modern debates about the value of visual experience into dialogue with subsequent philosophical and ethical efforts. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 210.00
Time-Bound Words argues that changes in English society and the English language are woven together, often in surprising ways, and investigates this claim by following eleven words from Chaucer's time to Shakespeare's. Middle English words like corage, estat, thrift , and virtù come to serve the logic of new social discourses by 1611. Language... more...