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  • Selfhood and the Soulby Richard Seaford; John Wilkins; Matthew Wright

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 104.99

    Selfhood and the Soul is a collection of original essays in honour of Christopher Gill, Emeritus Professor of Ancient Thought at the University of Exeter. The contributions cover a wide range of approaches and topics, but all are committed to examining central issues about the experience of being a person and the question of how best to live. more...

  • Letters Like the Dayby Jennifer Sinor

    University of New Mexico Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    Taking O?Keeffe?s letters as a touchstone, Sinor experiments with the limits of language using the same aesthetic that drove O?Keeffe?s art. more...

  • Pain Woman Takes Your Keys, and Other Essays from a Nervous Systemby Sonya Huber

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 17.95

    Rate your pain on a scale of one to ten. What about on a scale of spicy to citrus? Is it more like a lava lamp or a mosaic? Pain, though a universal element of human experience, is dimly understood and sometimes barely managed. Pain Woman Takes Your Keys, and Other Essays from a Nervous System is a collection of literary and experimental essays... more...

  • Visuality in the Novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burneyby Jessica A. Volz

    Anthem Press 2017; US$ 30.36

    There are many factors that contributed to the proliferation of visual codes, metaphors and references to the gaze in women’s fiction of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. 'Visuality in the Novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burney' argues that the visual details in women’s novels published between 1778 and... more...

  • Globe Education Shorter Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dreamby Globe Education

    Hodder Education 2017; US$ 8.99

    Get straight to the heart of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream ; students' confidence and understanding develop faster as they explore the plot, themes and Shakespeare's language, which is supported throughout this abridged play text from Globe Education. This title: - Reduces the length of the play by a third, while preserving the intricacies... more...

  • Globe Education Shorter Shakespeare: Twelfth Nightby Globe Education

    Hodder Education 2017; US$ 8.99

    Get straight to the heart of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night ; students' confidence and understanding develop faster as they explore the plot, themes and Shakespeare's language, which is supported throughout this abridged play text from Globe Education. This title: - Reduces the length of the play by a third, while preserving the intricacies of the... more...

  • Globe Education Shorter Shakespeare: Romeo and Julietby Globe Education

    Hodder Education 2017; US$ 8.99

    Get straight to the heart of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet ; students' confidence and understanding develop faster as they explore the plot, themes and Shakespeare's language, which is supported throughout this abridged play text from Globe Education. This title: - Reduces the length of the play by a third, while preserving the intricacies of... more...

  • Mind Candyby Lawrence Watt-Evans

    Orion 2017; US$ 4.99

    Over the years, in a variety of venues, Lawrence Watt-Evans has turned his sharp, analytical, and slightly crazed mind to everything from weaponized poetry to why the Enterprise doesn't have seatbelts, and everyone from Jane Austen to Buffy Summers. Collected for the first time are twenty-three of these essays, discussing icons of comic books, television,... more...

  • Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Lifeby Yiyun Li

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 21.14

    A luminous memoir from the award-winning author of The Vagrants and A Thousand Years of Good Prayers 'What a long way it is from one life to another. Yet why write if not for that distance?' Startlingly original and shining with quiet wisdom, this is a memoir of a life lived with books. Written over two years while the author... more...

  • This Young Monsterby Charlie Fox

    Fitzcarraldo Editions 2017; US$ 8.99

    This Young Monster is a hallucinatory celebration of artists who raise hell, transform their bodies, anger their elders and show their audience dark, disturbing things. What does it mean to be a freak? Why might we be wise to think of the present as a time of monstrosity? And how does the concept of the monster irradiate our thinking about queerness,... more...