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- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 11.65
In the aftermath of civil war, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, resolves to claw his way to political power at any cost. A master of manipulation, subtle wit and beguiling charm, he orchestrates his unlawful ascent by spinning a ruthless web of deceit and betrayal. His staunch ambition has horrifying consequences when, finding himself utterly alone... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57
A play about grief and looking at someone that little bit more closely. Tom?s brother Luke is dead. This has upset a lot of people but it hasn?t upset Tom. Or, rather, it has upset him, but in ways he can?t explain and other people can't understand. You see, Tom and Luke were never friends. In fact, Tom didn't really like Luke at all. So it?s... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 43.19
Diese Studie setzt sich kritisch mit dem Phänomen der sogenannten Väterliteratur auseinander. Aus den durchaus erfolgreichen autobiographischen »Väter-Büchern«, die zumeist in den Siebzigerjahren des 20. Jahrhunderts erschienen sind, lesen viele Literaturwissenschaftler »Kritik am Vater als dem symbolischen Vertreter der Macht und des Gesetzes«. Das... more...
- Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 16.19
Franz von Heufeld (1731-1795), in Mainau am Bodensee (damals "Vorderösterreich") geboren, studierte ab 1748 an der Wiener Universität, wo er juristische und philosophische Studien absolvierte. Danach schlug er die Beamtenlaufbahn ein, steuerte Beiträge zu den ersten Wiener moralischen Wochenschriften Die Welt und Der österreichische Patriot... more...
- Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99
St Petersburg, Russia, 1866. Nihilist revolutionaries have taken to the streets and the rule of the Tsar is under threat. In a small flat, Fyodor Dostoyevsky grafts out a novel for an unscrupulous publisher; it isnt the novel he wants to write, but he is under contract, so he works. All the time, though, he is haunted by a story from his pastthat... more...
- Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99
Patient 12 is set in an office in a Melbourne military hospital, in the years immediately following World War I. The play examines a neglected period of Australias history through the prism of the kith and kin of those who went to war and either failed to return, or came back physically and/or emotionally scarred. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
In the 13 essays of this volume, Tübingen professor of Rhetoric Joachim Knape develops a series of approaches to a modern theory of rhetoric. In doing so, rhetoric is considered both a cultural and a communicative phenomenon. While classical rhetoric concentrated on the communicative fields of politics and law, modern research in rhetoric has expanded... more...
- The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd 2012; US$ 90.00
Teaching Creative Writing is designed to showcase practical approaches developed by practitioners in the ever-growing community of writers in higher education. Aimed at enabling those who teach the subject to review, borrow, and adapt ideas, the emphasis throughout is on diversity. Contributions from an international team of writers cover a variety... more...