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  • Becoming Bestsellers: John Grisham and Danielle Steel (Sample from Chapter 2 of THE BESTSELLER CODE)by Jodie Archer; Matthew L. Jockers

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 0.00

    This sneak peek teaser - featuring literary giants John Grisham and Danielle Steele - from Chapter 2 of The Bestseller Code , a groundbreaking book about what a computer algorithm can teach us about blockbuster books, stories, and reading, reveals the importance of topic and theme in bestselling fiction according to percentages assigned by the what... more...

  • James Jonesby Tony J. Williams

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 89.99

    James Jones: The Limits of Eternity is the first detailed critical study of American author James Jones' works placing him as an important figure within the context of twentieth century literature rather than his present status as a war novelist. It presents a comprehensive view of his entire work seeing him as a critical commentator of American... more...

  • The Idea of the Gentleman in the Victorian Novelby Robin Gilmour

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1981, this book represents the first comprehensive examination of Victorian society?s preoccupation with the ?notion of the gentleman? and how this was reflected in the literature of the time. Starting with Addison and Lord Chesterfield, the author explores the influence of the gentlemanly ideal on the evolution of the English middle... more...

  • A Theory of the Classical Novelby Everett Knight

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1969, this book asserts that two concepts, structure and praxis, make it impractical for scholars to ignore the necessity of a theory of the novel ? with the term ?classical novel? used to cover western fiction. The author argues that the novel is fundamentally an ?enterprise? ? an aspect of the praxis of a particular social class... more...

  • The Letter and the Cosmosby Laurence N de Looze

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 24.95

    The Letter and the Cosmos is a sharp and entertaining examination of how languages, letterforms, orthography, and writing tools have reflected our hidden obsession with the alphabet, more...

  • Young Adult Literatureby Torrey Maloof; Christina Hill

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    Take a look at some of the fantastical elements found in the magical realms of YA Fiction with Young Adult Literature: The Magical World e-Book. Students will be whisked away to wondrous worlds and learn more about themes and conventions used in fantasy fiction. This nonfiction reader is purposefully leveled to increase comprehension and engage different... more...

  • Young Adult Literatureby Jill K. Mulhall

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    Explore some of the internal struggles found in "inside world books" with Young Adult Literature: The World Inside Us e-Book. Students will explore the YA Fiction characters dealing with inner conflicts with friends, family, and themselves. This nonfiction reader is purposefully leveled to increase comprehension and engage different types... more...

  • Young Adult Literatureby Kiley E. Smith

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    Take a look at some of the rebellious teens that have stood up against controlling dystopic society governments with Young Adult Literature: The Dystopian World e-Book. This nonfiction reader is purposefully leveled to increase comprehension and engage different types of learners. The Young Adult Literature: The Dystopian World e-Book features complex... more...

  • The Paradox of Gissingby David Grylls

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published 1986. In this book the author refutes the notion that Gissing?s weaknesses as a novelist are associated with defects in his personality and argues that the power of his writing stemmed from his divided character. Gissing?s permanently divided emotions on poverty, reformism, women and art were, at his best, the reason he could write... more...

  • Tales of Literacy for the 21st Centuryby Maryanne Wolf

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49

    Being Literate in the 21st Century tackles some of the most difficult questions for the next generation around literacy and thought, as we continue to move into a digital culture. It explores research from multiple disciplines on what it means to be literate, and addresses the problem of universal literacy. more...