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  • Jean Donneau de Visé et la querelle de Sophonisbe. Écrits contre l'abbé d'Aubignacby Bernard J. Bourque

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 64.92

    Ce travail est la premičre édition critique des trois Défenses de Jean Donneau de Visé oů le jeune écrivain se pose en ardent défenseur de Pierre Corneille contre les quatre dissertations de l?abbé d?Aubignac. La Défense de la Sophonisbe et la Défense du Sertorius, dont quelques exemplaires des éditions originales sont conservés ŕ la BnF, sont reproduits... more...

  • Förderung literarischer Übersetzung in Deutschlandby Slávka Rude-Porubská

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 70.30

    Literarische Übersetzungen und ihre Produzenten agieren in keinem luftleeren Raum. Pierre Bourdieu beschreibt sie als sozial markierte Produkte und Objekte diverser Interessen: Sie sind Ergebnisse ästhetischer Entscheidungen, marktstrategischer Selektionen und gesellschaftspolitischer Überlegungen. Die zunehmende Geschwindigkeit der internationalen... more...

  • Translating Italy for the Eighteenth Centuryby Mirella Agorni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Translating Italy in the Eighteenth Century offers a historical analysis of the role played by translation in that complex redefinition of women's writing that was taking place in Britain in the second half of the eighteenth century. It investigates the ways in which women writers managed to appropriate images of Italy and adapt them to their own... more...

  • Wednesday to Comeby Renée; John Thomson

    Victoria University Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    In Wednesday To Come Renée takes four women of four generations in a single family and looks at how they cope with the Great Depression of the 1930's. Working class women, says Renée, have been invisible for too long - not because they are inarticulate but because they are unrecorded. 'I am interested in writing good roles for women, about women we... more...

  • Daughters of Heavenby Michelanne Forster; John Thomson

    Victoria University Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    On June 22, 1954 in a secluded part of Victoria Park in Christchurch, Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker battered Pauline's mother to death. The infamous murder, also depicted in the Peter Jackson movie Heavenly Creatures, arose from the passionate friendship of the two girls. more...

  • Sexual Sameness (Routledge Revivals)by Joseph Bristow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1992, Sexual Sameness examines the differing textual strategies male and female writers have developed to celebrate homosexuality. Examining such writers as E.M. Forster, James Baldwin, Sylvia Townsend Warner and Audre Lourde, this wide-ranging book demonstrates how literature has been one of the few cultural spaces in which sexual... more...

  • Lyrics of Light: Volume 7by J. P. Hughes

    Publish Green 2014; US$ 2.99

    Engaging, masterly, lyrical poetry set in cadence for pith and power. Rythm and rhyme frame deep insights into the purposeful meaning of life and the joy of relationships. Easy to become enwrapped in it's thoughtful and enlightening verse. Carefully crafted by one with exceptional aptitude and insight. more...

  • Gathering Evidenceby Caoilinn Hughes

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.51

    With pinpoint accuracy, virtuosity and humour, Caoilinn Hughes aligns scientific and poetic venturing. In this striking debut collection she focuses on moments of discovery, from the first controlled nuclear reaction to the shape of an avalanche as witnessed from its catchment area. These are epiphanies with consequences. more...

  • Reading Latin Epitaphsby John Parker

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    This compact handbook is aimed at all who would like to be able to read Latin epitaphs in churches and elsewhere, but whose knowledge of the language may be sketchy. It reproduces fifty-two church memorials in Latin. Each memorial is accompanied by a translation and by notes on the grammar. Every attempt is made to help the reader understand the context... more...

  • Greetings Noble Sirby Nigel Flaxton

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 6.99

    Nigel Flaxton enjoyed a satisfying career in education covering the second half of the 20th century, This is an account of some of his experiences from old-fashioned monastic seclusion in training college just after the Second World War to three headships of new schools, the last being an upper school of over 900 students. Written with gentle humour,... more...