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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
In all parts of the world and in every age, many of the greatest works of literature have been shaped or inspired by the swirl of historical events. The wars, holocausts, and mushroom clouds of our own era haunt the pages of many twentieth-century writers; events of the past, even the remote past, also inspire many authors, though their work is contemporary... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Each year more and more scholars are becoming aware of the importance of the statistical study of literary texts. The present book is the first elementary introduction in English for those wishing to use statistical techniques in the study of literature. Unlike other introductions to statistics, it specifically emphasizes those techniques most useful... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
The essays in this collection explore representations of and responses to sexual violence over the course of the long eighteenth century. Contributors examine the underlying ideologies that spawned these representations, confronting the social, political, legal and aesthetic conditions of the day. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89
Friedrich Kittler was one of the world’s most influential, provocative and misunderstood media theorists. His work spans analyses of historical ‘discourse networks’ inspired by French poststructuralism, influential theorizations of new media, through to musings on music and mathematics. Always controversial and relentlessly unpredictable,... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 42.95 US$ 37.22
This interpretive dictionary introduces the critical and theoretical world of distinguished literary and cultural critic Edward W. Said through the crucial terms and concepts central to his work. Compares and contrasts Said's perspective with other key theorists, such as Derrida, Spivak, Foucault, and Jameson Describes the crucial terms and concepts... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 54.00
This book illuminates the idea of display and performance in Renaissance noble life and literature. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95
Rethinking questions of identity, social agency and national affiliation, Bhabha provides a working, if controversial, theory of cultural hybridity - one that goes far beyond previous attempts by others. In The Location of Culture , he uses concepts such as mimicry, interstice, hybridity, and liminality to argue that cultural production is always... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99
World Champion, European Champion, and Commonwealth Champion, Tom Daley has achieved more than most professional sportsmen could ever dream of in a lifetime. This title tells the story of this 'boy-next-door', through his punishing training regime and his love of competing, to his brave stand against school bullying and his hopes for London 2012. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Innovative and multidisciplinary, this collection of essays marks out the future of Atlantic Studies, making visible the emphases and purposes now emerging within this vital comparative field. more...