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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 322.00
Providing a new perspective on the Sumerian Gilgamesh stories, Alhena Gadotti argues that a Sumerian Gilgamesh Cycle was developed as early as Ur III, and that Gilgamesh, Enkidu, and the Netherworld was the first, not the last story of this cycle. Prompted by several texts that have come to light since Aaron Shaffer's 1963 publication of the text,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available
The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work completed in 1926: he returned to it later to make hasty corrections, but seems never to have considered its publication. Suitable for tablets. Some special characters may not display correctly on older devices. more...
- Open Road Media 2011; US$ 4.99
Four-time Edgar Award?winning author Lawrence Block?s definitive essay collection on the art of writing fiction For ten years, crime novelist Lawrence Block funneled his wealth of writing expertise into a monthly column for Writer?s Digest. Collected here for the first time are those pieces illuminating the tricks of the authorial trade, from... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 13.61
From the author of The Satanic Verses and Midnight?s Children , which was awarded the Best of the Booker Prize in 1993, comes an unflinchingly honest and fiercely funny account of a life turned upside-down. On Valentine?s Day, 1989, Salman Rushdie received a telephone call from a BBC journalist that would change his life forever: Ayatollah... more...
- University Press of America 2011; US$ 35.99
This book contains essays of literary and philosophical accounts that explain who we are simply as persons, and essays that highlight who we are in light of communal ties. ACTC educators model the intellectual life for students and colleagues by showing how to read texts carefully and with sophistication. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 10.99
Never has contemporary fiction been more widely discussed and passionately analysed; recent years have seen a huge growth in the number of reading groups and in the interest of a non-academic readership in the discussion of how novels work. Drawing on his weekly Guardian column, 'Elements of Fiction', John Mullan examines novels mostly of the... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 41.74
Immanuel Hermann Fichtes ?System der Ethik? ist vor dem Hintergrund einer innenpolitischen Erstarrung als Folge der Revolution von 1848 und des in Deutschland sich nahezu gleichzeitig ereignenden wirtschaftlichen ?Take-off? des beginnenden Industriezeitalters verfasst. In direktem Bezug auf diese Umbruchssituation bietet Fichtes Konzeption, die Wolfram... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2003; US$ 5.99
A seemingly routine day is taken apart moment by moment and thought by thought, revealing an influence on Ms. Woolf by Freud and James Joyce. As a society woman makes her way through her day, events, people, and memories intrude, and the web of life that holds this one woman reveals the depths of existence. more...