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  • Umberto Ecoby Michael Caesar

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the work and thought of Umberto Eco - one of the most important writers in Europe today. more...

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    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    The works of Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) are widely acclaimed as being among the most original and provocative writings of twentieth-century critical thought, and have become required reading for scholars and students in a range of academic disciplines. This book provides a lucid introduction to Benjamin's oeuvre through a close and sensitive... more...

  • Airy Hallby Fred D'aguiar

    Random House 2013; US$ 8.45

    Airy Hall ? a collection of linked short stories and a new long poem ? will confirm and enhance D'aguiar?s reputation: its bold mingling of public and private themes, its skilful counterpointing of Britain and Guyana, and its combination of graceful evocation with tough argument, engage to produce poems which are tightly-worked, generously inclusive... more...

  • The Writings of Medieval Women, 2nd Editionby Marcelle Theibaux

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    "Royal and saintly women are well-represented here, with the welcome addition of women from the Mediterranean arc...Garland has done a solid job of presenting this book." -- Arthuriana "The Anthology gives a fine sense of the great range of women's writing in the Middle Ages." -- Medium Aevum more...

  • Court Trials in Mark Twain and other Essaysby D.M. MacKeithan

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 82.12

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    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006; US$ 12.26

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    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; Not Available

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    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 5.86

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer summaries and expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on Julius Caesar, you follow the dramatic... more...

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    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; Not Available

    The dilemma between heart, head, romance, and ambition has not been told with such elegance and depth as in Shakespeare's play. With revelries of poetic love and the drudgery of tragedy, this drama of the Egyptian queen and the Roman military leader is actually a microcosm of life. more...

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    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1977; Not Available

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