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- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 109.20
Magic realism has long been treated as a phenomenon restricted to postcolonial literature. Drawing on works from Britain, Lies that Tell the Truth compellingly shows how magic realist fiction can be produced also at what is usually considered to be the cultural centre without forfeiting the modes postcolonial attitude and aims. A close analysis... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 3.99
In Age-less: The Definitive Guide to Botox, Collagen, Lasers, Peels, and Other Solutions for Flawless Skin, world-renowned celebrity dermatologist Dr. Fredric Brandt -- known as both the "Botox Baron" and the "King of Collagen" and acknowledged to be the largest user of both Botox and injectable collagen in the world -- shares the secrets that have... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.99
Thousands of years after man first recorded his impressions of animals on cave walls, artists are still attempting to reproduce images of these incredibly diverse creatures of land, sea, and air. This book by an award-winning artist is designed to aid painters at all skill levels to draw and paint wildlife with precision and accuracy. Award-winning... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00
This text provides an overview of bi- and multilingualism as a worldwide phenomenon. It features comprehensive discussions of many of the linguistic, social, political, and educational issues found in an increasingly multilingual nation and world. To this end, the book takes the Chicano-Latino community of Southern California, where Spanish-English... more...
- De Gruyter 1985; US$ 140.00
Forgotten But Important Lexicographers: John Wilkins and William Lloyd: A Modern Approach to Lexicography Before Johnson (Lexicographica. Series Maior) more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
Copiously researched and documented, Hit Men is the highly controversial portrait of the pop music industry in all its wild, ruthless glory: the insatiable greed and ambition; the enormous egos; the fierce struggles for profits and power; the vendettas, rivalries, shakedowns, and payoffs. Chronicling the evolution of America's largest music labels... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
New Formalist Criticism defines and theorizes a mode of formalist criticism that is theoretically compatible with current thinking about literature and theory. New formalism anticipates a move in literary studies back towards the text and, in so doing, establishes itself as one of the most exciting areas of contemporary critical theory. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 21.95
In this ground-breaking and influential study Fredric Jameson explores the complex place and function of literature within culture. At the time Jameson was actually writing the book, in the mid to late seventies, there was a major reaction against deconstruction and poststructuralism. As one of the most significant literary theorists, Jameson found... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
<div>In the closing months of the Second World War, General Eisenhower exhorted the Western Allied forces to redouble their efforts to break the German will to resist. In considering this appeal, General Gubbins, whose Special Operations Executive was making a significant contribution to the liberation of occupied territory, was faced... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
"The visual is essentially pornographic," writes Fredric Jameson, "films ask us to stare at the world as though it were a naked body." In Signatures of the Visible , one of America's most influential critics explores film and the culture surrounding it, interrogating the relationship between the imaginative screen world and the historical world... more...