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- Wiley 2004; US$ 10.99
In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature. CliffsComplete Frankenstein is certainly Mary Shelley’s greatest literary... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 22.00
'I think I shall be among the English Poets after my death,' John Keats soberly prophesied in 1818 as he started writing the blankverse epic Hyperion. Today he endures as the archetypal Romantic genius who explored the limits of the imagination and celebrated the pleasures of the senses but suffered a tragic early death. Edmund Wilson counted him... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 12.00
Botox, bulimia, breast implants: Eve Ensler, author of the international sensation The Vagina Monologues , is back, this time to rock our view of what it means to have a ?good body.? ?In the 1950s,? Eve writes, girls were ?pretty, perky. They had a blond Clairol wave in their hair. They wore girdles and waist-pinchers. . . . In recent years good girls... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 30.00
Renaissance writer Laura Cereta (1469?1499) presents feminist issues in a predominantly male venue?the humanist autobiography in the form of personal letters. Cereta's works circulated widely in Italy during the early modern era, but her complete letters have never before been published in English. In her public lectures and essays, Cereta explores... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 34.95
Female scholars reevaluate gender and the female presence in the life and work of one of America?s foremost writers. Ernest Hemingway has often been criticized as a misogynist because of his portrayal of women. But some of the most exciting Hemingway scholarship of recent years has come from women scholars who challenge traditional views of... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Known for his poetic transformation of New England and nature, Robert Frost has retained his position through the years as one of the essential American poets of the 20th century. This book explores his classic works, including "The Road Not Taken," "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," and "The Death of the Hired Man". more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 26.99
Britain's MI5 tolerates Charlie Muffin because he's their best field agent. What none of his colleagues knows, though, is that he is married to Natalia Fedova, a colonel in the FSB, the Russian intelligence successor to the KGB. It's a secret that could land her in front of a firing squad, and him in jail for life. Worst of all, their daughter would... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 5.99
For Troilus and Cressida, set during the Trojan War, Shakespeare turned to the Greek poet Homer, whose epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey treat the war and its aftermath, and to Geoffrey Chaucer, author of The Canterbury Tales and the great romance of the war, Troilus and Criseyde. The authoritative edition of Troilus and Cressida from... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 54.00
Written by Sophocles around 425 BCE, "Oedipus Rex, or Oedipus the King" is a classic Greek tragedy in that it depicts the search for self-understanding, and the struggle between man and fate. The story forms the foundation for the symbolic conflict between fathers and sons. Bloom's "Modern Critical Interpretations" offers a... more...