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- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 115.00
This book examines professional literary criticism by Romantic-era British women to reveal that, while developing a conscious professionalism, women literary critics helped to shape the aesthetic models that defined Romantic-era literary values and made the British literary heritage a source of national pride. Women critics understood the contested... more...
- Scribner 2003; US$ 13.99
In this dazzling debut collection, Mary Yukari Waters, a remarkably gifted, award-winning Japanese-American writer, opens a window onto a foreign culture as she reveals the universal humanity of her characters. These uncommonly elegant and assured stories explore Japanese society caught between the long shadow of World War II and the rapid advance... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 157.95 US$ 136.89
This unique collection of original essays brings a comparative perspective to issues of social inequality. First-rate sociologists from around the world have contributed to this exciting and rigorous volume, drawing upon their own research in the fields of race and ethnicity, class and inequality, and gender and sexuality. Contains original essays... more...
- Scribner 2009; US$ 18.99
When Mary Yukari Waters's short-story collection, The Laws of Evening , was published, Maureen Corrigan of National Public Radio's Fresh Air said that "Waters's empathic imagination is so vivid she makes her reader feel like a silent witness to the small acts of cruelty and surrender that the history books can't record." In her exquisite first novel,... more...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 22.95
One fifth of the population of the United States belongs to the immigrant or second generations. While the US is generally thought of as the immigrant society par excellence, it now has a number of rivals in Europe. The Next Generation brings together studies from top immigration scholars to explore how the integration of immigrants affects the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 23.00
Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1837?1915), Victorian England?s bestselling woman writer, blends Dickensian humor with chilling suspense in this ?exuberantly campy? ( Kirkus Reviews ) mystery. The novel features Jabez North, a manipulative orphan who becomes a ruthless killer; Valerie de Cevennes, a stunning heiress who falls into North?s diabolical trap;... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 42.00 US$ 34.44
This must-have manual provides solutions to all exercises in the authors' groundbreaking text. more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
What is it like to become an adult in twenty-first-century America? This book takes us to four very different places?New York City, San Diego, rural Iowa, and Saint Paul, Minnesota?to explore the dramatic shifts in coming-of-age experiences across the country. Drawing from in-depth interviews with people in their twenties and early thirties, it probes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Ethological attachment theory is a landmark of 20th century social and behavioral sciences theory and research. This new paradigm for understanding primary relationships across the lifespan evolved from John Bowlby?s critique of psychoanalytic drive theory and his own clinical observations, supplemented by his knowledge of fields as diverse as primate... more...