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  • Unsettled Narrativesby David Farrier

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 95.00

    Acknowledgments ix. Introduction: The Written Pacific 1 (14). ``Talk languished on the beach'': The Possibility of Reciprocity in Robert Louis Stevenson's In the South Seas. 15 (58). ``These words are so changed in a native's mouth'': Contested Frames in William Ellis's Polynesian Researches. 73 (44). ``Typee or Happar?'': The Unsettling Narrative... 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...

  • 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...

  • Lewis Edwardsby D. Densil Morgan

    University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Lewis Edwards (1809–87) oedd pennaf ysgolhaig Cymru’r bedwaredd ganrif ar bymtheg ac yn un a gododd safonau y Gymru Ymneilltuol a’u gosod ar seiliau dysg rhyngwladol. Yn Fethodist Calfinaidd o ran ei fagwraeth a’i argyhoeddiadau, yfodd yn ddwfn o dduwioldeb ei gyfnod. more...

  • Lord of the Rings 1954-2004by Wayne G Hammond; Christina Scull

    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...

  • Joseph Conradby Harold Bloom

    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...