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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
Through an explanation of forty figures in European culture, ^The Seduction of the Mediterranean argues that the Mediterranean, classical and contemporary, was the central theme in homoerotic writing and art from the 1750s to the 1950s. Episodes of exile, murder, drug-taking, wild homosexual orgies and court cases are woven into an original study... 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...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 100.10
In Romanticism and the Anglo-Hispanic Imaginary, the authors assess British Romanticism?s creative and polemical engagements with the Peninsular War, the bid of Spanish American colonies to establish independence with British support, and the impact of travel narratives about Spain and the Americas. The essays analyze questions of language and translation... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 2.99
Features a selection of the side-splitting bloopers, mistakes and misunderstandings that have been boldly uttered by the male sex. Spanning from the rich and famous, to the everyday man on the street, this title is filled with anecdotes that defy belief and typify the failings of the male species in general. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
`The critic explicitly acknowledges his dependence on prior words that make his word a kind of answer. He calls to other texts "that they might answer him."' Geoffrey Hartman is the first book devoted to an exploration of the `intellectual poetry' of the critic who, whether or not he `represents the future of the profession', is a unique and major... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1984; US$ 45.00
Scenes from the Drama of European Literature was first published in 1984. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. In his foreword to this reprint of Erich Auerbach's major essays, Paolo Valesio pays... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
Withácontributionsáranging overáthree centuries, Culture, Capital and Representation explores how literature, cultural studies and the visual arts represent, interact with, and produce ideas about capital, whether in its early phases (the growth of stock markets) or in its late phase (global speculative capital). more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95
For Kristeva, in a world immersed in readymade images, art or aesthetic experience is a practice that constitutes both a subject (a sense of self) and an object that is able to transform meaning and consciousness. Kristeva Reframed examines key ideas in Kristeva's work to show how they are most relevant to artists, and how they can be applied in interpreting... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 18.94
What happens when Ĺhappy 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... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 99.95
Julia Kristeva has sparked considerable debate among feminist, political and psychoanalytic thinkers, securing her status as one of the most formidable figures in twentieth-century critical theory. However, her precise relevance to the study of literature can be hard for new readers to fathom. more...