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- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
The Nobel Prize–winning 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
At the end of the century, much criticism has become devoted to `last things': the end of history, the end of the subject, the end of the novel, the end, even, of the end. Literature and the Contemporary , in contrast, aims to provide through twelve essays evidence of the way in which the literature of the 1990s is constantly engaging in questions... 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... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 6.78
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...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 16.99
Here is a specialized dictionary of quotations based on the thoughts and writings of a single person. It is evidence that there is a Canadian writer of whom it may be said that we as his readers can grow up inside his work "without ever being aware of a circumference." more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 62.01
The presents book departs from an observation made by a group of scholars at Aarhus University: On the one hand, the concept of genre is present in and pivotal for a number of different disciplines studying texts such as literary studies, analytical text linguistics and the investigation of text production in professional settings. On the other hand,... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.99
Are you a cricket fan? Do you eagerly await the biennial Test cricket series between England and Australia? Are you an expert on all the facts and figures relating to the Ashes? If so, you are certain to want to have a go at answering the 250 challenging questions in The Ashes Quiz Book. In 1993, which England captain resigned after four Tests, when... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 16.98
Aimed at screenwriters, producers, development executives and educators interested in the crime genre, this book provides an invaluable basis for crafting a film story that considers both audience and market expectations without compromising originality. A brief historical overview of the crime genre is presented for context along with an analysis... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available
These essays make fresh interventions in modernist studies and acknowledge the legacies of regional modernisms for post-war representations of place and landscape. They answer the question, where did literary modernism happen? in the light of recent developments in literary geography and literary history across many literary forms. more...