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- 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...
- 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...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 4.76
Hauptbeschreibung Neben seinen Buchveröffentlichungen hat Reinhard Mohn über viele Jahre auch immer wieder in Reden, Interviews und Aufsätzen seine Ideen zur Diskussion gestellt. Mit der Gründung der Bertelsmann Stiftung begann er Anfang der achtziger Jahre, seine Vorstellungen regelmäßiger zu veröffentlichen. In den drei Bänden "Vorträge und Schriften"... 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...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 8.99
A good essay must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in, not out.'According to Virginia Woolf, the goal of the essay 'is simply that it should give pleasure...It should lay us under a spell with its first word, and we should only wake, refreshed, with its last.' One of the best practitioners of the art she... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 2.99
No one knows you as a woman quite like your sister does?no matter your differences, rivalries, or how far apart you may drift over time. You confide in each other, share your most intimate secrets, and depend on each other for support and guidance when everyone else in your lives disappoints you. The three stories in True Stories about Sisters ... more...
How the Writings of William Morris Shaped the Literary Style of Tennyson, Swinburne, Gissing, and YeatsThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95
This text is the first to examine the influence of William Morris on the artistic, literary, and ideological styles of Tennyson, Swinburne, Gissing, and Yeats. This book focuses on a selection of Morris writings and situates them in the fields of art, culture, and society. Through Roland Barthes approach to interpreting text, Sasso demonstrates... more...