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  • Literary Biographyby Michael Benton

    Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95

    Literary Biography: An Introduction illustrates and accounts for the literary genre that merges historical facts with the conventions of narrative while revealing how the biographical context can enrich the study of canonical authors.  Provides up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of issues and controversies in life writing, a rapidly growing... more...

  • Unnatural and Unconventional Liaisons in English Renaissance Dramaby Friederike Schmiga

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 28.63

    Friederike Schmiga studied English literature, linguistics and philosophy at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universitšt Freiburg and the University of Edinburgh. Her academic interests include the history of medieval philosophy and English Renaissance literature. She is currently doing research at the Universitŗ degli Studi di Bari and the KU Leuven with a doctoral... more...

  • W.B. Yeats and World Literatureby Dr Barry Sheils

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Arguing for a reconsideration of William Butler Yeats?s work in the light of contemporary studies of world literature, Barry Sheils shows how reading Yeats enables a fuller understanding of the relationship between the extensive map of world literary production and the intensities of poetic practice. Yeats?s appropriation of Japanese Noh theatre,... 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...

  • Radical Tragedyby Jonathan Dollimore

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 54.95

    This study of the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries also provides an insight into cultural materialist thought. This third edition contains an extensive introduction which argues for the continuing relevance of the tragic aesthetic in today's world. more...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to Joseph Conradby John G. Peters

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 22.00

    A most comprehensive guide to Conrad's life, work, context and major themes. more...

  • Conrad's Charlie Marlowby Bernard J. Paris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    This study approaches Marlow not simply as a literary device but as one of the greatest character creations in literature, an understanding of whose inner conflicts newly illuminates the structure of his narrations, his interactions with his auditors, and the thematic ambiguity of his tales. more...

  • Studies in Criticism and Aesthetics, 1660-1800by Howard Anderson

    University of Minnesota Press 1967; US$ 75.00

    In this volume nineteen contributors, in as many essays, discuss various aspects of critical and aesthetic development in the late seventeenth and the eighteenth centuries, from the time of Dryden to Wordsworth. This was a period in which traditional lite 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...

  • Koestlerby Michael Scammell

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 35.00

    From award-winning author Michael Scammell comes a monumental achievement: the first authorized biography of Arthur Koestler, one of the most influential and controversial intellectuals of the twentieth century. Over a decade in the making, and based on new research and full access to its subject?s papers, Koestler is the definitive account of this... more...