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- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 10.19
The recent explosion of unsolicited material written for the world's greatest, sexiest entertainment medium has largely produced a mountain of wasted paper. Truth is, the many who write from scratch, no matter how talented, have more chance of winning the lottery than creating an excellent script. The few who achieve success do so because they have... more...
- Allison & Busby 2014; US$ 10.19
Iris Origo was one of the twentieth century's most attractive and intriguing women, a brilliantly perceptive historian and biographer whose works remain widely admired. Iris grew up in Italy with her Irish mother after the death of her wealthy American father. They settled in the Villa Medici in Florence, where they became part of the colourful and... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
The Nobel Prizewinning poet and man of letters Octavio Paz was also a brilliant reader of other writers, and this book selects his best critical essays from over three decades. In the sixteen pieces collected here, Paz discusses a wide range of poets and writers, both American and international, from Robert Frost and Walt Whitman to William Carlos... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 18.94
What happens when 'happy ever after' isn't quite so simple? Today's attitudes to love and romance are as varied and diverse as individuals, and audiences want and need more sophisticated, authentic films that show how we live and love now. So what does this mean for the screenwriter developing a romcom? And how do they write heart-warming stories for... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
This book examines works on the experiences of dictatorship and concentration camps in 20 th century history to investigate the question of how terror, violence, and pain can be transformed into literature. What narrative tools do these texts use to communicate liminal experiences at the outer limits of what can be said, how do they deal... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
Edward W. Said is considered one of the most influential literary and postcolonial theorists in the world. Affirming Said's multifaceted and enormous critical impact, this collection features essays that highlight the significance of Said's work for contemporary spatial criticism, comparative literary studies, and the humanities in general. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 32.00
The scientific discovery that chaotic systems embody deep structures of order is one of such wide-ranging implications that it has attracted attention across a spectrum of disciplines, including the humanities. In this volume, fourteen theorists explore the significance for literary and cultural studies of the new paradigm of chaotics, forging connections... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52
David Ellison's book is an investigation into the historical origins and textual practice of European literary Modernism. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 121.95 US$ 105.69
This innovative book puts modernist literature in its cultural, intellectual, and global context, within the framework of the year 1913. Broadens the analysis of canonical texts and artistic events by showing their cultural and global parallels Examines a number of simultaneous artistic, literary, and political endeavours including those... more...