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  • A Companion to Crime Fictionby Lee Horsley; Charles J. Rzepka

    Wiley 2010; US$ 51.95 US$ 45.02

    A Companion to Crime Fiction presents the definitive guide to this popular genre from its origins in the eighteenth century to the present day A collection of forty-seven newly commissioned essays from a team of leading scholars across the globe make this Companion the definitive guide to crime fiction Follows the development of the genre... more...

  • Out of the Night and Into the Dream: Thematic Study of the Fiction of J.G. Ballardby Gregory Stephenson

    ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 124.00

    The author of Empire of the Sun and other acclaimed novels and stories, British science fiction writer J. G. Ballard is here given a penetrating analysis, his work being explored in terms of its internal coherence, its continuity and development, and its mythic and metaphysical aspects. Ballard's fiction is widely considered to be a critique of... more...

  • Young Adult Science Fictionby C. Sullivan

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 127.00

    At the close of the nineteenth century, American youths developed a growing interest in electricity and its applications, machines, and gadgetry. When authors and publishers recognized the extent of this interest in technology, they sought to create reading materials that would meet this market need. The result was science fiction written especially... more...

  • Writing Horror and the Body: The Fiction of Stephen King, Clive Barker, and Anne Riceby Linda Badley

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 64.00

    In this sequel to Film, Horror, and the Body Fantastic , Badley examines horror fiction as a fantastic genre in which images of the body and the self are articulated and modified. Badley places horror fiction in its cultural context, drawing important connections to theories of gender and sexuality. As our culture places increasing importance on... more...

  • Die Studien des Prinzen Albert an der Universität Bonn (1837-1838)by Franz Bosbach

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    In der Reihe der Prinz-Albert-Forschungen werden Quellen und Studien zur deutsch-britischen Geschichte veröffentlicht. Aufgenommen werden herausragende Arbeiten in deutscher und englischer Sprache, die unser Verständnis der deutsch-britischen Beziehungen in erheblicher Weise erweitern und modifizieren. Dazu treten kritisch edierte Quellen,... more...

  • Santa Biblia con Ilustraciones (Reina-Valera version, RV 1909)by MobileReference 2010; US$ 5.99

    Antiguo TestamentoNuevo Testamento Lista de las IlustracionesAntiguo TestamentoEl Pentateuco: Genesis | Exodo | Levitico | Numeros | DeuteronomioLibros historicos: Josue | Jueces | Rut | Libro Primero de Samuel | Libro Segundo de Samuel | Libro Primero de los Reyes | Libro Segundo de los Reyes | Libro Primero de las Cronicas | Libro Segundo de las... more...

  • Contending with Globalization in World Englishesby Mukul Saxena; Tope Omoniyi

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 49.95

    Examines and interprets the contemporary contexts of English's acquisition and use. This book weaves together four inter-related themes that define the role of English in the global context: the 'centrality of structure', 'relationships of interdependence', 'social constructions of difference' and 'reproduction of inequality'. more...

  • Anthropologienby Simone Angelis

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 162.87

    The formation of anthropological knowledge in the Early Modern Age arose from the interaction of the disciplines of psychology, anatomy, physiology and natural law which set up a fundamental discourse on the nature of man from the Renaissance until the late Enlightenment. With this, the image of what people saw as human "nature" underwent... more...

  • John Saul: A Critical Companionby Paul Bail

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 52.00

    This is the first book-length study of best-selling writer John Saul's psychological and supernatural thrillers. Author Paul Bail compares John Saul's novels to a cocktail: (mix) one part , one part The Exorcist , a dash of Turn of the Screw , blend well, and serve thoroughly chillingly. Bail traces John Saul's literary career from his 1977 debut... more...

  • The English Language in Canadaby Charles Boberg

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Examines the current status, history and features of Canadian English, focusing on the 'standard' variety heard across the country today. more...