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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Today, the name H. G. Wells is synonymous with the genre of science fiction, and Wells is best remembered as the creator of masterpieces such as The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and The Island of Doctor Moreau. However, the prolific thinker and writer worked in many genres, and he was regarded as an important voice in social and political thought... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 94.99
This work argues for the persistence of a central tradition of poetic satire in English that extends from Restoration England to present-day America. The tradition is seen as rooted in the uses of Augustan metaphor to criticize the abuse of social and political power and to promote freedom of mind. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.99
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...
- 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...
- Counterpoint 2009; US$ 16.95
During his years as Poet Laureate, Robert Hass revived a popular 19th-century tradition: including poetry in our daily newspapers. “Poet?s Choice? went on to appear as a nationally syndicated column across the country from 1997 to 2000. The column, which featured poems relevant to current headlines, serves as a symbol of the continuing importance... more...
- 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 36.00
In a single, enlightening volume, Animal Farm presents a helpful literary guide to one of George Orwell's most famous literary works. Tracing the rise of Napoleon as the leader of the barnyard animals over humans to ruling dictator of the farmyard community, this classic satiric fable serves as a warning to all societies as it depicts the slide... more...