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- 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$ 125.00
The Future of Postcolonial Studies celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of The Empire Writes Back by the now famous troika - Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths and Helen Tiffin. When The Empire Writes Back first appeared in 1989, it put postcolonial cultures and their post-invasion narratives on the map. This vibrant collection... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
When reality becomes fantastic, what literary effects will render it credible or comprehensible? To respond meaningfully to the surreality of the Holocaust, writers must produce works of moral and emotional complexity. One way they have achieved this is through elements of fantasy. Covering a range of theoretical perspectives, this collection of essays... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 20.00
The Russian formalists emerged from the Russian Revolution with ideas about the independence of literature. They enjoyed that independence until Stalin shut them down. By then, however, they had produced essays that remain among the best defenses ever written for both literature and its theory. Included here are four essays representing key points... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature describes the problematic ways people learn to cope with life?s fundamental challenges, such as maintaining self-esteem, bearing loss, and growing old. People tend to deal with the challenges of being human in characteristic, repetitive ways. Descriptions of... more...
- Counterpoint 2014; US$ 35.00
Thomas Christensen?s previous title 1616: The World in Motion looked at a single year in the age of early maritime globalism--PW gave it a starred review, calling it “a stunning overview of the nascent modern world.? By contrast his new gorgeously illustrated River of Ink ranges widely across time and cultures and offers what amounts to a magisterial... more...