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- Hodder Education 2016; US$ 18.99
The only book to support the compulsory Textual Analysis component of Advanced Higher English. Written by subject experts, this book contains short extracts of prose fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama with analysis and commentary to assist students' understanding and their ability to critically assess their reading of literature. Short writing... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 79.99
To refine a critical understanding of early modern acting styles, Shakespeare?s Dramatic Persons explores how the classical rhetorical tradition would inform an actor?s personation of character. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.50
This book offers the first comprehensive discussion of the relationship between Modern Irish Literature and the Irish cinema, with twelve chapters written by experts in the field that deal with principal films, authors, and directors. This survey outlines the influence of screen adaptation of important texts from the national literature on the construction... more...
- Robert Hale 2016; US$ 12.56
On the Sofa with Jane Austen is a collection of essays that first appeared in the Regency World magazine. They celebrate the quirkiest corners and cleverest contrivances of Jane Austen's art. The twenty-one topics range from coiffure to crime, from gossip to grandmothers. The title comes from the first essay, but it is also an invitation to spend time... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 25.00
Why is liberalism so often dismissed by thinkers from both the left and the right? To those calling for wholesale transformation or claiming a monopoly on ?realistic? conceptions of humanity, liberalism?s assured progressivism can seem hard to swallow. Bleak Liberalism makes the case for a renewed understanding of the liberal tradition, showing... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00
In Alice?s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass , Lewis Carroll created fantastic worlds that continue to delight and trouble readers of all ages today. Few consider, however, that Carroll conceived his Alice books during the 1860s, a moment of intense intellectual upheaval, as new scientific, linguistic, educational, and mathematical... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99
In much of modern fiction, it is the clothes that make the character. Garments embody personal and national histories. They convey wealth, status, aspiration, and morality (or a lack thereof). They suggest where characters have been and where they might be headed, as well as whether or not they are aware of their fate. At the Mercy of Their Clothes... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99
We've all encountered protagonists who become more complicated over the course of a novel, but what does one do with a protagonist who simplifies as a novel progresses? This book examines such "flat protagonists" and shows why their existence challenges our current understanding of the novel as a genre. more...