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- Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62
This unique introduction explores Herman Melville as he described himself in Billy Budd-"a writer whom few know." Moving beyond the recurring depiction of Melville as the famous author of Moby-Dick , this book traces his development as a writer while providing the basic tools for successful critical reading of his novels. Offers a brief... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; Not Available
Dramatic advances in genetics, cloning, robotics, and nanotechnology have given rise to both hopes and fears about how technology might transform humanity. As the possibility of a posthuman future becomes increasingly likely, debates about how to interpret or shape this future abound. In Japan, anime and manga artists have for decades been imagining... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00
This volume addresses a far-reaching aspects of Petrarch research and interpretation: the essential interplay between Petrarch?s texts and their material preparation and reception. To read and interpret Petrarch we must come to grips with the fundamentals of Petrarchan philology. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 65.00
For millions of people, the Soviet experience meant not only living through the torment of Stalinism and the GULAG, the unbelievable destiny of men and women during the 1917 Revolution, civil war, and the Second World War, or those breathtaking, gigantic Socialist construction projects. Many citizens of the former Soviet Union lived ?ordinary lives... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 38.00
This study is the first concentrated investigation of the Old English Book of Consolation Meters, associated with King Alfred?s court. These Alfredian poems, which have long been neglected, recapture poetic ideas from their Latin model, Boethius? De Consolatione Philosophiae. This volume examines the Meters as poetic responses to the prose passages... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00
Edition, translation and full critical study of a hitherto marginalised text, bringing it to full attention for the first time. more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29
The first English translation of a major work of medieval literature: the Armenian epic poem on Adam and Eve, Adamgirk, composed by Arak`el of Siwnik` in the early fifteenth century. Michael E. Stone also supplies an illuminating introduction. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 93.60
Peter Carey is one of the most richly awarded and critically acclaimed novelists of the present day. Most of his fictions relate to questions of Australian history and identity. Rewriting History argues that taken together Carey?s novels make up a fictional biography of Australia. The reading proposed here considers both key events in the life of the... more...