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  • Iris Origoby Caroline Moorehead

    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...

  • Glad and Sorry Seasonsby Catherine Chandler

    Biblioasis 2014; US$ 16.95

    The winner of the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award explores the extremes of joy and sorrow in a formally diverse collection. more...

  • Writing a Screenplayby John Costello

    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 7.28

    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...

  • The Northrop Frye Quote Bookby John Robert Colombo; Jean O'Grady; Northrop Frye

    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...

  • Reflections upon Genreby Jan Engberg

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 65.71

    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...

  • The Ashes Quiz Bookby Hugh Larkin

    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...

  • Writing & Selling - Crime Film Screenplaysby Karen Lee Street

    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...

  • Regional Modernismsby Neal Alexander; James Moran

    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...

  • The Boundaries of the Literary Archiveby Carrie Smith; Lisa Stead

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95

    This volume offers new and challenging interdisciplinary approaches to the use and study of literary archives. Interrogating literary and archival methodology and foregrounding new forms of textual scholarship, the collection includes essays from both academics and archivists to address the full complexity of the study of modern literary archives. more...

  • Fifteenth-Century Studies 38by Barbara I. Gusick

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 75.00

    Volume 38's topics include monastic reformation of domestic space in Whitford's "Werke for Housholders"; Margery Kempe and spectatorship in medieval drama; "The Book of Margery Kempe" and the trial of Joan of Arc; a new edition of "The Book of the Duke and Emperor" in the context of MS Manchester; two perspectives... more...