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  • Rumors of War and Infernal Machinesby Charles E. Gannon

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 29.99

    This provocative and unique work reveals the remarkably influential role of futuristic literature on contemporary political power in America. Tracing this phenomenon from its roots in Victorian Britain, Gannon convincingly demonstrates that military fiction anticipated and even influenced the evolution of the tank, the development of the airplane,... more...

  • Democracy's Literatureby Patrick J. Deneen; Joseph Romance

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 36.99

    American literature is profoundly, almost inescapably political. In this fascinating new anthology of original essays, ten leading scholars explore the ways in which American civic education has been informally advanced through literature. Delving into the works of authors ranging from Mark Twain to William Faulkner to Octavia Butler, these essays... more...

  • Done for a Dimeby David Corbett

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 13.11

    A saxophonist's murder is only the first shot fired in a citywide war. All great blues musicians chase something. Raymond 'Strong' Carlisle calls it 'the deep sweet' -- that perfect note that always seems to sit just out of reach. For decades he has made crowds swing, made women smile, and earned the respect of some of the greats. But as long... more...

  • The Devil's Redheadby David Corbett

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 13.11

    An ex-con risks his freedom and his life to rekindle an old love affair. They call him Bad Dan, the Man Who Can. A talented photographer who makes his living smuggling premium Thai marijuana into the States, he meets Shel at a Las Vegas blackjack table, and falls instantly in love. After two years of whirlwind passion, they are living in California... more...

  • Het internationaal strafprocesrechtby Göran Sluiter

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50

    De wijze waarop processen bij internationale straftribunalen, zoals het Milosevicproces, worden gevoerd wordt geregeld door het internationaal strafprocesrecht. more...

  • Fighting Wordsby Ira Wells

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    Fighting Words offers an entirely new understanding of what literary naturalism is and why it matters.   Ira Wells, countering the standard narrative of literary naturalism’s much-touted concern with environmental and philosophical determinism, draws attention to the polemical essence of the genre and demonstrates how literary naturalists... more...

  • War and Literatureby Laura Ashe; Ian Patterson

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 50.00

    Considerations of writing about war, in war, because of war, and against war, in a wide range of texts from the middle ages onwards. more...

  • The Cottoncrest Curseby Michael H. Rubin

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    The bodies of an elderly colonel and his comely young wife are discovered on the staircase of their stately plantation home, their blood still dripping down the wooden balustrades. Within the sheltered walls of Cottoncrest, Augustine and Rebecca Chastaine have met their deaths under the same shroud of mystery that befell the former owner, who had committed... more...

  • Ausonius an Paulinus von Nolaby Nils Rücker

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 90.27

    Zwischen den Jahren 389 und 395 n. Chr. schrieb der Rhetor Ausonius mehrere poetische Briefe an seinen ehemaligen Schüler Meropius Pontius Paulinus, den späteren Bischof von Nola. Im Zentrum dieser Briefgedichte steht die Klage über das lange Schweigen des Freundes und über dessen Entschluss, das Leben als reicher Grundbesitzer gegen ein christlich-asketisches... more...

  • Dissensionby Adrienne Monson

    Jolly Fish Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    Leisha used to be a loving mother with a perfect family, but that was more than 2,000 years ago. Though she holds the memory of that time dear to her heart, she must now focus on trying to escape the eternal and bloody war between her kind?the Vampires?and the Immortals, an undying race sworn to destroy her people. Leisha soon finds herself captured... more...