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- Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 32.00
The fiftieth anniversary of the first publication of The Lord of the Rings, the enormously popular and influential masterpiece of fantasy by J.R.R. Tolkien, is celebrated in these twenty papers presented at the Marquette University Tolkien conference of 21-23 October 2004. They are published in honor of the late Dr. Richard E. Blackwelder, who gave... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 45.00
Joseph Conrad's novels and short stories explore the nature of narrative, reality, and competing notions of truth. This new volume offers a new selection of contemporary critical commentary on the author of such classic works as Lord Jim, Nostromo, and Heart of Darkness. This new edition also contains an introduction penned by literary scholar... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 36.00
In a single, enlightening volume, Animal Farm presents a helpful literary guide to one of George Orwell's most famous literary works. Tracing the rise of Napoleon as the leader of the barnyard animals over humans to ruling dictator of the farmyard community, this classic satiric fable serves as a warning to all societies as it depicts the slide... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 54.00
In this adventure story about a group of schoolboys stranded on a deserted island, William Golding explores the dark side of humanity and the savagery that surfaces when social structure is broken down, and rules, ideals, and values are lost. New critical essays on Lord of the Flies are supplemented by a chronology of the author's life, a bibliography,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00
From Blake to Coleridge, and Wordsworth to Shelley, this volume provides a critical overview on the poets who defined the English Romantic period. Specific topics such as the forms and characteristics of English Romantic poetry are addressed. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 43.00
Het blijkt dat de carnavalstekst een centrale rol speelde in het dagelijkse leven van alle lagen van de bevolking van de laatmiddeleeuwse stad. Deze teksten zijn het repertoire van de carnavalsvieringen, spectaculaire omgangen, blijde inkomsten van vorsten, schuttersfeesten en festivals van rederijkers. Ze zorgen voor verstrooiing en leveren stof voor... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
In this adventure story about a group of schoolboys stranded on a deserted island, William Golding explores the dark side of humanity and the savagery that surfaces when social structure is broken down, and rules, ideals, and values are lost. Featuring an annotated bibliography, introduction by master scholar Harold Bloom, and a listing of other works... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 63.00
Jacobean tragedy is typically seen as translating a general dissatisfaction with the first Stuart monarch and his court into acts of calculated recklessness and cynical brutality. Drawing on theoretical influences from social history, psychoanalysis and the study of discourses, this innovative book proposes an alternative perspective: Jacobean tragedy... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
This Vintage edition of The Plays_of Oscar Wilde contains the plays that made Wilde one of the most important dramatists of his time, including The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the great works of modern literature. Oscar Wilde's plays demonstrate once again why their author must be seen as both an inaugurator and a master of modernism. In his... more...