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- Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95
En ce début de millénaire, il nous a semblé intéressant de publier cevolumineux ouvrage sur l?histoire de l?érotisme. Curieuse époque que lanôtre ! Malgré une liberté toujours plus grande, les mots comme lesimages sont devenus formatés. Le « politiquement correct » s?est installécomme un credo, et les images redeviennent des icônes, particulièrementcelles... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
From 1949 to 1968 author Robert van Gulick wrote 15 novels, two novellas and eight short stories featuring Judge Dee, a Chinese magistrate and detective from the Tang dynasty. In addition to providing the setting for riveting mysteries, Dee's world highlighted aspects of traditional Chinese culture through his personal relationships with his wives,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
First published in 1987, this is an introductory study of the most widely read Canadian women novelists of the 1970s and 1980s. At its centre lies the question of how the search for a distinctive cultural identity relates to the need for a national cultural identity in the post-colonial era. Coral Ann Howells argues that Canadian women?s fiction throughout... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The modern city is a space that can simultaneously represent the principles of its homeland alongside its own unique blend of the cultures that intermingle within its city limits. This book makes an intervention in Canadian literary criticism by foregrounding both ?globalism,? which is increasingly perceived as the state-of-the-art literary paradigm,... more...
- University of Delaware Press 2014; US$ 49.99
Using the letter as its main evidence, Literary Sociability in Early Modern England examines early-modern English literary networks, focusing on the period 1620 to 1720, finding that author manuscripts were increasing understood as seedbeds of knowledge production and humanistic creativity and therefore as natural predecessors to print. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00
Located at the intersection of historical pragmatics, letters and manuscript studies, this book offers a multi-dimensional analysis of the letters of Joan and Maria Thynne, 1575-1611. It investigates multiple ways in which socio-culturally and socio-familially contextualized reading of particular collections may increase our understanding of early... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Using unpublished manuscript writings, this book reinterprets material, social, literary, philosophical and religious contexts of women's letter-writing in the long 18th century. It shows how letter-writing functions as a form of literary manuscript exchange and argues for manuscript circulation as a method of engaging with the republic of letters.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95
The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literature introduces the fiction, poetry and drama of Canada in its historical, political and cultural contexts. In this clear and structured volume, Richard Lane outlines: the history of Canadian literature from colonial times to the present key texts for Canadian First Peoples and the literature... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2011; US$ 38.95
Canadian Women in Print, 1750-1918 is the first historical examination of women's engagement with multiple aspects of print over some two hundred years, from the settlers who wrote diaries and letters to the New Women who argued for ballots and equal rights. Considering women's published writing as an intervention in the public sphere of national... more...