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- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 25.99
With his trademark tragic-comical voice and arresting storytelling, Domingo Martinez once again delivers a deeply personal memoir full of wry asides and poignant, thoughtful reflections in his new book My Heart Is a Drunken Compass. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This book covers a variety of women's issues from different parts of the world. It also expresses various themes of oppression, marginalization, sexism, gender, and emancipation of women, showing that women's problems are the same no matter where they reside. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 16.99
Our annual anthology of finalists and winners of the National Magazine Awards 2014 includes Jonathan Franzen?s eloquent rumination in National Geographic on the damage we continue to inflict on the environment and its long-lasting consequences; William T. Vollman?s blackly comic reflections in Harper?s magazine on being the target of an extensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
The essays in this collection, first published in 1987, represent a collective attempt to listen with the third ear to the underhand ways the unspoken has of speaking, and to speak of these ways. By focusing on ?discourse? the volume is distinguished from traditional literature by its emphasis on rhetorical structures and textual strategies, and the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99
The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Literary Studies considers, via a variety of methodologies and combinations of interdisciplinary approaches, how the architecture that enables human cognitive processing interacts with cultural and historical contexts. Organized into five parts (Narrative, History, Imagination; Emotions and Empathy; The New Unconscious;... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
An influential critic, commentator, and journalist, New England-based writer Fanny Fern (born Sara Willis) ascended to the very highest levels of literary acclaim in the late nineteenth century, even at one time commanding the title of the best-paid woman writer in the United States. The collection Ginger-Snaps brings together many of Fern's most... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99
William James was a towering intellectual figure with a vast knowledge base that transcended typical disciplinary boundaries. In this collection of essays, William James explores the topics of memory and cognition through the lenses of philosophy, psychology, and his own personal life experiences, all recounted in his uniquely engaging writing style. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
Boethius wrote The Consolation of Philosophy as a prisoner condemned to death for treason, circumstances that are reflected in the themes and concerns of its evocative poetry and dialogue between the prisoner and his mentor, Lady Philosophy. This classic philosophical statement of late antiquity has had an enduring influence on Western thought.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
The term cosmopolitan is increasingly used within different social, cultural and political settings, including academia, popular media and national politics. However those who invoke the cosmopolitan project rarely ask whose experience, understanding, or vision of cosmopolitanism is being described and for whose purposes? In response, this volume... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Welsh writer Arthur Machen achieved literary acclaim with his groundbreaking tales of the supernatural, some of which modern-day horror luminary Stephen King ranks among the best in the English language. In the engaging nonfiction volume Hieroglyphics, Machen turns his focus to literary criticism, opining on the role of the ecstatic in literature. more...