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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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95
The philosophy of the blues From B.B. King to Billie Holiday, Blues music not only sounds good, but has an almost universal appeal in its reflection of the trials and tribulations of everyday life. Its ability to powerfully touch on a range of social and emotional issues is philosophically inspiring, and here, a diverse range of thinkers and musicians... 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 44.00
David Ellison's book is an investigation into the historical origins and textual practice of European literary Modernism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Working with processes of translocation enabled Edward Said to point out interdependence and complementarity across geographical borders and disciplinary boundaries while recognizing cultural difference and the distinct historical experiences of colonizer and colonized. This book brings into focus Said?s politics of reading, from his literary criticism... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
There exist literary histories of probability and scientific histories of probability, but it has generally been thought that the two did not meet. Campe begs to differ. Mathematical probability, he argues, took over the role of the old probability of poets, orators, and logicians, albeit in scientific terms. Indeed, mathematical probability would... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This book examines the revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit. more...