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  • Hammett's Moral Visionby George J. "Rhino" Thompson; William F. Nolan; Vince Emery

    Vince Emery Productions 2006; US$ 19.95

    Previously only available serialized over seven issues of The Armchair Detective magazine, this examination is the single most influential book-length analysis of Dashiell Hammett?s novels. Spanning all sections of his career, the book discusses five novels: The Dain Curse, The Glass Key, The Maltese Falcon, Red Harvest , and The Thin Man . Detailed... more...

  • Het Zien van het Onvoorspelde - Het Onvoorspelde van het Zienby Maarten Kamermans

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 12.00

    Via de ogen krijgen mensen een enorme hoeveelheid gegevens binnen. Het blijkt dat veel van deze informatie niet doorgestuurd wordt naar de hersenen en dus verborgen blijft voor waarneming. Het netvlies, een zeer compact netwerk van neuronen dat de binnenkant van ons oog bekleedt, selecteert al wat van belang is en wat niet. Maar welke informatie geselecteerd... 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...

  • 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$ 158.49

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...