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- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 16.00
One of the twentieth century?s most extraordinary Americans, Pearl Buck was the first person to make China accessible to the West. She recreated the lives of ordinary Chinese people in The Good Earth , an overnight worldwide bestseller in 1932, later a blockbuster movie. Buck went on to become the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1999; US$ 8.99
The new Oxford World's Classics edition of Oliver Twist is based on the authoritative Clarendon edition, which uses Dickens's revised text of 1846. It includes his preface of 1841 in which he defended himself against hostile criticism, and includes all 24 original illustrations by George Cruikshank. Stephen Gill's groundbreaking Introduction... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.95
Winner of the Man Booker Prize ? Nothing since Cormac McCarthy?s The Road has shaken me like this.? ? The Washington Post From the author of the acclaimed Gould?s Book of Fish, a magisterial novel of love and war that traces the life of one man from World War II to the present. August, 1943: Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 13.99
A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia, one of the oldest works in Western Literature. Ferry makes Gilgamesh available in the kind of energetic and readable translation that Robert Fitzgerald and Richard Lattimore have provided for readers in their translations of Homer and Virgil. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
In considering the ways in which current theories of language in use and communicative processes are applied to the analysis, interpretation and definition of literary texts, this book sets an agenda for the future of pragmatic literary stylistics and provides a foundation for future research and debate. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 29.95
An Introduction to Narratology is an accessible, practical guide to narratological theory and terminology and its application to literature. In this book, Monika Fludernik outlines: the key concepts of style, metaphor and metonymy, and the history of narrative forms narratological approaches to interpretation and the linguistic... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2001; US$ 5.99
Heilbroner's The Worldy Philosophers is an engaging text covering the development of modern economic philosophy, including transitional periods like the scientific revolution, Renaissance, commercial revolution, and the Great Depression. This comprehensive guide supplements the text and covers the important concepts brought about by Adam Smith, Parson... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
Does the novel have a future? Questions of this kind, which are as old as the novel itself, acquired a fresh urgency at the end of the twentieth-century with the rise of new media and the relegation of literature to the margins of American culture. As a result, anxieties about readership, cultural authority and literary value have come to preoccupy... more...