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- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99
A thoroughly revised and updated edition of Thomas C. Foster's classic guide?a lively and entertaining introduction to literature and literary basics, including symbols, themes, and contexts?that shows you how to make your everyday reading experience more rewarding and enjoyable. While many books can be enjoyed for their basic stories, there are... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.75
The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides clear, concise, and witty definitions of even the most complex literary terms from abjection to zeugma. An essential reference tool for students of literature in any language. New recommended entry-level web links updated via the Dictionary of Literary Terms companion website. more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.15
The two 'Alice' books are masterpieces of carefree nonsense for children and also embody layers of satire and allusion and mathematical, linguistic, and philosophical jokes. This new edition explores their complex status and the many interpretations of them, taking account of the most recent research and critical opinion. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 5.99 US$ 3.59
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on 1984 introduces you to the modern world as imagined... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 38.00
Queer Theories explores and aggressively expands the provocative new field of sexual identity studies. It covers the history of the terms 'gay' and 'lesbian' as identity categories, the reclamation of the word 'queer' as a term of radical self-identification, and the recent challenges to sexual identity studies posed by transgender and bisexual... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
An account of the literature of the Spanish-speaking Americas from the time of Columbus to Latin American Independence, this book examines the origins of colonial Latin American literature in Spanish, the writings and relationships among major literary and intellectual figures of the colonial period, and the story of how Spanish literary language developed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 136.95
This landmark volume is the first to bring together leading scholarship on children?s and young adult literature from three intersecting disciplines: Education, English, and Library and Information Science. Distinguished by its multidisciplinary approach, it describes and analyzes the different aspects of literary reading, texts, and contexts to illuminate... more...