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  • National 5 English: Practice Papers for SQA Examsby Colin Eckford

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 10.99

    Practise for your SQA exams with three specially-commissioned Hodder Gibson Practice Exam Papers. - Practise with model papers written and checked by experienced markers and examiners - Get extra advice with specially-written study-skills guidance sections - Gain vital extra marks and avoid common mistakes with examiner tips more...

  • The Deep Endby Mary Rose Callaghan

    University of Delaware Press 2016; US$ 74.99

    The Deep End is the coming-of-age memoir of Irish author Mary Rose Callaghan. Here Callaghan closely examines her relationship with her mother?which endured through economic hardship, and her mother?s descent into mental illness and alcoholism?in addition to Mary Rose?s own difficult childhood and later triumphs as a writer. more...

  • Joyce's Danteby James Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    An exploration of how Dante's work influenced the development of James Joyce's writing on key themes of exile and community. more...

  • Skepticism and Belief in Early Modern Englandby Melissa M. Caldwell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The central thesis of this book is that skepticism was instrumental to the defense of orthodox religion and the development of the identity of the Church of England. Examining the presence of skepticism in non-fiction prose literature at four transitional moments in English Protestant history during which orthodoxy was challenged and revised, Melissa... more...

  • The New Cambridge Companion to T. S. Eliotby Jason Harding

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Drawing on the latest scholarship and criticism, this new Companion provides an authoritative, accessible introduction to Eliot's complete oeuvre. more...

  • Victorian Children?s Literatureby Ruth Y. Jenkins

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 90.89

    This book reveals how the period?s transforming identities affected by social, economic, religious, and national energies offers rich opportunities in which to analyze the relationship between identity and transformation. At the heart of this study is this question: what is the relationship between Victorian children?s literature, its readers, and... more...

  • Penelope Fitzgerald and the Consolation of Fictionby Christopher J. Knight

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Christopher J. Knight?s Penelope Fitzgerald and the Consolation of Fiction is a study of the British author Penelope Fitzgerald (1916 ? 2000), attending to her nine novels, especially as viewed through the lens both of "late style" (she published her first novel, The Golden Child, at age sixty) and, in her words, of "consolation, that is, for doubts... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare's Talking Animals (1973)by Terence Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1973, this book is about Shakespeare, language and drama. The first part introduces some common ideas of anthropology and linguistics into an area where they serve as a base for the discussion of usually literary matters. It attempts to link language to our experience of speech ? examining its range, texture, and social functions.... more...

  • Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanismby Meredith L Goldsmith; Emily J. Orlando

    University Press of Florida 2016; US$ 79.95

    "These energizing, excellent essays address the international scope of Wharton's writing and contribute to the growing fields of transatlantic, hemispheric, and global studies."--Carol J. Singley, author of A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton "Readers will emerge with a new respect for Wharton's engagement with the world around her and for her ability... more...

  • The Otherworlds of Liz Jensenby Helen E. Mundler

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 85.00

    The first study of one of the most innovative of contemporary novelists, Liz Jensen, and of the "otherworlds" in her fiction. more...