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  • Cambridge International AS and A Level Literature in English Ebookby Elizabeth Whittome

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 32.00

    Comprehensive student-friendly resources designed for teaching Cambridge International AS and A Level Literature in English (syllabus 9695) for first examination 2016. more...

  • The Values of Literary Studiesby Rónán McDonald

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 22.00

    In The Values of Literary Studies: Critical Institutions, Scholarly Agendas, leading scholars illuminate the purpose and priorities of literary criticism. more...

  • The Sublimeby Timothy M. Costelloe

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 28.00

    This volume offers readers a unique and comprehensive overview of different theoretical and interdisciplinary perspectives on 'the sublime'. more...

  • The Shakespeare Circleby Paul Edmondson; Stanley Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    This collection tells the life stories of the people whom we know Shakespeare encountered, shedding new light on Shakespeare's life and times. more...

  • The Generation of Postmemoryby Marianne Hirsch

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    Can we remember other people?s memories? The Generation of Postmemory argues we can: that memories of traumatic events live on to mark the lives of those who were not there to experience them. Children of survivors and their contemporaries inherit catastrophic histories not through direct recollection but through haunting postmemories?multiply mediated... more...

  • The Object of Copyrightby Stina Teilmann-Lock

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Recent years have seen a number of pressing developments in copyright law: there has been an enormous increase in the range and type of work accorded protection; the concept of the ?original work? has entered into national copyright acts; and intangible entities are now entitled to protection by copyright. All these are consequences of legislative... more...

  • Is Shakespeare Dead?by Mark Twain

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 2.99

    Did Francis Bacon write the works of Shakespear? The Shakespearite knows that Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare's Works; the Baconian knows that Francis Bacon wrote them; the Brontosaurian doesn't really know which of them did it, but is quite composedly and contentedly sure that Shakespeare DIDN'T, and strongly suspects that Bacon DID. more...

  • Computing Actionby Jan Christoph Meister; Marie-Laure Ryan; Alastair Matthews

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 224.00

    The study takes a new approach to the phenomenon of narrated action in literary texts. It begins with a survey of philosophical approaches to the concept of action. In the second part, the combinatory model of action proposed is put into practice in the context of a computer-aided investigation of the action constructs logically implied... more...

  • Postcolonial Theory and Autobiographyby David Huddart

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Cultural theory has often been criticized for covert Eurocentric and universalist tendencies. Its concepts and ideas are implicitly applicable to everyone, ironing over any individuality or cultural difference. Postcolonial theory has challenged these limitations of cultural theory, and Postcolonial Theory and Autobiography addresses the central... more...

  • De grijze aapby Dirk Sikkel

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 10.50

    Lang geleden, voordat er mensen bestonden, bleven alle dieren vruchtbaar tot hun dood. De afgelopen vijf miljoen jaar hebben wij ons ontwikkeld tot de enige diersoort met een menopauze. Kennelijk was dit ergens goed voor; de natuur geeft deze onvruchtbare extra tijd van leven niet cadeau. Het nut van de vijftigplusser, en daarmee zijn natuurlijke gedrag,... more...