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- University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 24.50
Tracing the development of a new genre in contemporary American literature that was engendered in the civil rights, feminist, and ethnic empowerment struggles of the 1960s and 1970s, Bridges to Memory shows how these movements authorized African American and ethnic American women writers to reimagine the traumatic histories that form... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2015; US$ 109.99
Memorials of Harriet Martineau by Maria Weston Chapman was published in 1877 as volume three of Harriet Martineau?s Autobiography . The volume consists of primary materials written by Martineau that are available nowhere else, published or archival, along with memorials of Martineau by prominent people of the era. This is the first scholarly... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 94.99
Through the lens of New Zealand fiction, Neoliberalism and Cultural Transition in New Zealand Literature, 1984-2008 examines how the reprise of market-based economics has impacted cultural life in a decolonizing nation. Reading novels by Alan Duff, Patricia Grace, Witi Ihimaera, Maurice Gee, Eleanor Catton and other politically-engaged writers,... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2015; US$ 79.99
This international collection of essays gives fresh insight into the lives and perspectives of the modernist authors who lived and wrote in the shadow of war. What did Hemingway?s signature terse style have in common with H.D.?s imagism? These essays offer a link through wartime experience, as the fragmented, violent, and traumatic period demanded... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00
How do writers represent cognition, and what can these representations tell us about how our own minds work? Refiguring Minds in Narrative Media is the first single-author book to explore these questions across media, moving from analyses of literary narratives in print to those found where so much cultural and artistic production occurs today:... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2015; US$ 65.00
Most people suppose that the whole world knows what it is to love; that romantic love is universal, quintessentially human. Such a supposition has to be able to meet three challenges. It has to justify its underlying assumption that all cultures mean the same thing by the word love regardless of language. It has to engage with the scholarly... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 15.99
From the producer of numerous Agatha Christie stage plays comes the first book to examine the world?s bestselling mystery writer?s career and work as a playwright, published to commemorate her 125th birthday. Agatha Christie has long been revered around the world for her mysteries and the indelible characters she created, Miss Jane Marple and Hercule... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 24.99
The biographer Winifred Gérin (1901-81), wrote on all the lives of the four Brontë siblings. She also wrote about Elizabeth Gaskell, Anne Thackeray Ritchie and Fanny Burney. This book is based on her letters and on her unpublished memoir. Gérin?s childhood and youth, like the Brontës?, was characterised by a cultured home and intense imaginative life... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2015; Not Available
A Room of One's Own is an essay based on a series of lectures Virginia Woolf delivered at Cambridge University in 1928. The argument she makes in this pioneering work of feminism is that in order to excel as artists women writers require both a literal and a figurative space they can claim as their own. Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest... more...