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  • The Fictions of John Fowlesby Pamela Cooper

    University of Ottawa Press 1991; US$ 11.99

    This incisive and skillfully articulated study explores the complex power relationships in John Fowles's fictions, particularly his handling of the pivotal subjects of art and sex. Chapters on The Collector , The Magus , The French Lieutenant's Woman , and The Ebony Tower are included, and a final chapter discusses Daniel Martin , Mantissa... more...

  • The Mercy Seatby Neil LaBute

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003; US$ 11.90

    Set on September 12, 2001, The Mercy Seat continues Neil LaBute's unflinching fascination with the often-brutal realities of the war between the sexes. In a time of national tragedy, the world changes overnight. A man and a woman explore the choices now available to them in an existence different from the one they had lived just the day before.... more...

  • Coram Boy (NHB Modern Plays)by Jamila Gavin

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    A heartbreaking tale of orphans, angels, murder and music - dramatised from the Whitbread Award-winning novel set in 18th-century England. Winner of the Time Out Live Award for Best Play In 18th-century Gloucestershire, the evil Otis Gardner preys on unmarried mothers, promising to take their babies (and their money) to Thomas Coram's hospital... more...

  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Deadby Tom Stoppard

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 15.49

    Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is a play which, as it were, takes place in the wings of Hamlet, and finds both humour and poignancy in the situation of the ill-fated attendant lords. The National Theatre production in April 1967 made Tom Stoppard's reputation virtually overnight. Its wit, stagecraft and verbal verve remain as exhilarating... more...

  • Rhino Chasersby Neil Grant

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 16.31

    A story of surf, friendship and the long road to adulthood. ''There is a lot to like about this exciting road novel? Imagine Endless Summer as directed by David Lynch. Grant's vivid description of surfing action is awesome; likewise his ability to describe changing landscapes in a few strokes.''. Australian Bookseller & Publisher more...

  • de baai…de binnenbaai…by Pamela Pattynama

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50

    Voor de meeste Nederlands behoort Nederlands-Indi ot een afgesloten tijdperk. Maar Indi s een onlosmakelijk deel van het culturele geheugen van Nederland, een hedendaagse herinnering, die vooral voortleeft in de literatuur en film. Vanaf de zestiende-eeuwse reisverhalen tot in dit postkoloniale tijdperk zijn (her-) vertellingen over Indi teeds populair... more...

  • Poetikenby Monika Schmitz-Emans; Uwe Lindemann; Manfred Schmeling; Kai Fischer; Anne Rennig; Christian Winterhalter

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 217.17

    The encyclopaedia contains more than 400 articles on poetics and poetological texts from all epochs of Western literature. Particular emphasis is placed on poetological reflection in the modern age, especially on poetics by authors themselves and on literature in German. The encyclopaedia, a collaborative project involving over 150 experts... more...

  • Under The Sunby Bruce Chatwin; Elizabeth Chatwin; Nicholas Shakespeare

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.09

    Bruce Chatwin is one of the most significant British novelists and travel writers of our time. His books have become modern-day classics which defy categorisation, inspired by and reflecting his incredible journeys. Tragically, Chatwin's compelling narrative voice was cut off just as he had found it. 'Bruce had just begun' said his friend, Salman... more...

  • The Theatre of Tom Stoppardby Anthony Jenkins

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 29.00

    Addressed to the enthusiastic theatregoer as well as to students of contemporary theatre, this new edition includes a fresh chapter on Hapgood. Anthony Jenkins is an actor and director as well as a teacher of drama, and this refreshing perspective informs his writing. He is interested in how Stoppard's plays work in the theatre (and on radio and television),... more...

  • The Mythic Fantasy of Robert Holdstockby Donald E. Morse; Kálmán Matolcsy

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00

    Robert Holdstock was a prolific writer whose oeuvre included horror, fantasy, mystery and the novelization of films, often published under pseudonyms. These twelve critical essays explore Holdstock's varied output by displaying his works against the backdrop of folk and fairy tales, dissecting their spatiotemporal order, and examining them as psychic... more...