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- Start Classics 2014; US$ 1.99
I don't know whether I ought to offer an apology for this collection which has more to do with life than with letters. Its appeal is made to orderly minds. This, to be frank about it, is a process of tidying up, which, from the nature of things, cannot be regarded as premature. The fact is that I wanted to do it myself because of a feeling that had... more...
- Start Classics 2014; US$ 1.99
The People of the Abyss (1903) is a book by Jack London about life in the East End of London in 1902. He wrote this first-hand account by living in the East End (including the Whitechapel District) for several months, sometimes staying in workhouses or sleeping on the streets. The conditions he experienced and wrote about were the same as those endured... more...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 154.00
This book announces the rediscovery of a major milestone in the history of 16th century European narrative literature. The Yiddish stanza version by humanist Elia Levita or one of his pupils of the »Paris and Vienne« material imported to Italy from France elevates the subject to unexpected heights. From a narrative viewpoint it accomplishes... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 126.00
The study examines the parallel emergence of a new paradigm of deviation in literature and science. From Hoffmann and Poe to Henry James, from medical teratology and early psychiatry to the theory of evolution, the book traces the development of a modern dialectic of the defiguration and refiguration of monstrous forms. more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 56.00
The future of area studies lies in opening out into TransArea studies, which tie together area-connected competencies with transdisciplinary research practices. It is one of the loftiest and most urgent duties of philology to lift up this treasure in the awareness of the special relevance of literature, and to make it democratically available to the... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 79.99
Imperial Tapestries explores how key authors of early modern Italy and Spain questioned Habsburg authority through ?imperial texts??texts that call attention to their organizational process. In so doing, the study offers innovative insights into the politics of such classic authors as Ludovico Ariosto, Garcilaso de la Vega, Jorge de Montemayor,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
This study reveals Greene in a dual role as author, one who projects literary experience into his view of life and subsequently projects both his experience and its "literary" interpretation into his fiction; and it defines two phases of Greenes novels through the changing relationship between writer and protagonists. The first phase progresses from... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52
This 2003 book relates Woolf's literary reviews and essays to early twentieth-century debates about the value of 'highbrow' culture. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08
This book charts the changes in reading habits that reflect broader social and political shifts in early modern England. more...