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  • Timothy Findley and the Aesthetics of Fascismby Anne Geddes Bailey

    Talonbooks 2014; US$ 15.95

    Investigates the troubling relationship between narrative meaning and representations of violence within Timothy Findley?s novels. more...

  • How to be Dead in a Year of Snakesby Chris Tse

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    In 1905, white supremacist Lionel Terry murdered the Cantonese gold prospector Joe Kum Yung to draw attention to his crusade to rid New Zealand of Chinese and other East Asian immigrants. Chris Tse uses this story – and its reenactment for a documentary a hundred years later – to reflect on the experiences of Chinese migrants of the period, their... more...

  • African Literatures in Englishby Gareth Griffiths

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Here is an introduction to the history of English writing from East and West Africa drawing on a range of texts from the slave diaspora to the post-war upsurge in African English language and literature from these regions. more...

  • Modernist Fictionby Randall Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    In the revised edition of this popular text, Randall Stevenson has expanded, re-emphasised and amended his work to make it even more relevant to today's student studying the Modernist period in literature. The book covers a wide range of modernist novelists and novels, and also provides an invaluable guide to key developments in the genre. Stevenson... more...

  • Nice Tryby Shane Maloney

    Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    The Third Murray Whelan Adventure When Murray Whelan, lovelorn political minder and part-time fitness fanatic, is recruited to massage Australia's bid for the Olympics he has no idea how tough the going will get. Not even the sight of the gorgeous Holly Deloite in her taut blue leotard at the City Club can stop him diving head first into trouble.... more...

  • The Big Askby Shane Maloney

    Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Murray Whelan is in trouble. A disastrous election is looming, and his days as advisor to Angelo Agnelli, minister for transport, may be numbered. His son, on loan to his ex-wife, is missing and may be in danger. His ex-fling, Heather, is prowling for his inner prince. And on an icy Melbourne winter morning, he has a rendezvous with a renegade driver... more...

  • Dawnland Voicesby Siobhan Senier

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 35.00

    Dawnland Voices calls attention to the little-known but extraordinarily rich literary traditions of New England?s Native Americans. This pathbreaking anthology includes both classic and contemporary literary works from ten New England indigenous nations: the Abenaki, Maliseet, Mi?kmaq, Mohegan, Narragansett, Nipmuc, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Schaghticoke,... more...

  • Music and Identity in Postcolonial British-South Asian Literatureby Christin Hoene

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book examines the role of music in British-South Asian postcolonial literature, asking how music relates to the construction of postcolonial identity. It focuses on novels that explore the postcolonial condition in India, Pakistan, and the United Kingdom: Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy , Amit Chaudhuri's Afternoon Raag , Suhayl Saadi's Psychoraag... more...

  • The Reformation of Romanceby Christina Wald

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    The book takes a look at the abundant disguise scenarios in Elizabethan prose fiction by tracing the interconnections between the Reformation and the literary mode of romance. It argues that prose narratives about disguise and foreign fashion adopt aspects of the heated Eucharist debate during the Reformation, including officially renounced notions... more...

  • Tradition and Change in Contemporary West and East African Fictionby Ogaga Okuyade

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 119.00

    The essays in this volume capture the exciting energy of the emergent novel in East and West Africa, drawing on diffe¬rent theoretical insights to offer fresh and engaging perspectives on what has been variously termed the ?new wave?, ?emer¬gent generation?, and ?third generation?. Subjects addressed include the politics of identity, especially when... more...