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- Short Books 2010; US$ 11.65
‘The most brilliantly funny and genuinely thought-provoking book of the year.? Sunday Times For some years, the biographer Roger Lewis has been entertaining his friends with an annual letter, in which he records details of the joys and frustrations of his life as it is actually lived. Updated with a new section for spring, this ‘cult classic?,... more...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 9.33
Ein Mann sitzt nach einer Beerdigung an einem strahlend hellen Sommertag im Kino, sieht einen Zeichentrickfilm an und fängt plötzlich an zu schreien; eine Frau, die auf einer von einem Ölteppich eingeschlossenen Insel lebt, verliebt sich unsterblich in den alten Künstler, für den sie täglich putzt, ohne kaum je mehr als ein paar Sätze mit ihm gewechselt... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
Kate O'Brien's work is now widely considered canonical in the English language, and the author herself an icon for Ireland seeking to reinvent itself. O'Brien's novel Mary Lavelle, banned upon publication in 1936, is a key work of the twentieth century that has suffered from critical neglect despite its wider popularity with readers.... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2011; US$ 15.99
"GRACE fights the lump RISING in her throat. For a MOMENT she is LOST in thought, remembering WHAT IT HAS TAKEN to get TO THIS POINT..." Grace Cambridge is a young Black Christian with a new husband, old friends, and a shocking moral dilemma. A proverbial "cat fight" opens the story and draws you into a... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 1999; US$ 22.99
Winner of the 1998 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Non-Fiction, Romulus, My Father is an iconic and deeply loved book. Romulus Gaita fled his home in his native Yugoslavia at the age of thirteen, and came to Australia with his young wife Christina and their infant son Raimond soon after the end of World War II. Tragic events were to overtake... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 8.99
Ulysses, one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, has had a profound influence on modern fiction. In a series of episodes covering the course of a single day, 16 June 1904, the novel traces the movements of Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus through the streets of Dublin. Each episode has its own literary style, and the epic journey of Odysseus... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 75.00
J.R.R. Tolkien is one of the most popular writers of the 20th century. His two most famous works of fiction, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, have sold hundreds of millions of copies and completely transformed modern fantasy fiction. In addition, Tolkien was a celebrated scholar, a professor at Oxford, and the author of the most influential article... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
From William Blake to Samuel Taylor Coleridge and from William Wordsworth to Percy Shelley, this volume provides critical overviews of the poets who defined the English Romantic period. The essays included target seminal works and major figures such as John Keats and offer as well important background and general information on the period and its far-reaching... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08
Hauptbeschreibung The plays of Harold Pinter, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005, have been widely discussed by critics and theatregoers for the last 50 years. While his early plays are regarded as classical pieces of the Theatre of the Absurd, which is said to be apolitical, his later works are recognized as manifestations of... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 22.72
Obwohl ein isländisches Sprichwort besagt, ?das Gesehene ist reicher als das Gehörte? (sjón er sögu ríkari), wird und wurde die Kultur Islands vor allem von der Sprache bestimmt. Der Autor lässt die ?Wortkunst? Islands in ihren vielfältigen Ausprägungen lebendig werden. Er beschreibt die Verknüpfung von Landschaft, Nation und Sprache, über die sich... more...