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  • Rhetoric and Compositionby Steven Lynn

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    An accessible introduction to teaching and studying rhetoric and composition. more...

  • The Sense of an Endingby Frank Kermode

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 18.99

    Frank Kermode contributes a new epilogue to his collection of lectures on the relationship of fiction to age-old concepts of apocalyptic chaos and crisis. more...

  • Who Is J.K. Rowling?by Pamela D. Pollack; Meg Belviso; Stephen Marchesi; Nancy Harrison

    Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 4.99

    Everyone loves Harry Potter. Now kids can learn about Harry's creator! In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J. K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling... more...

  • Modernismby Christopher Butler

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    Is a tower block, your unmade bed, your lavatory basin, or the bicycle chained to the gate next door a work of art? Why should a novel have a beginning, a middle, and an end; or even a story? Whether we recognise it or not, virtually every aspect of our life today has been influenced in part by the aesthetic legacy of Modernism. In this Very Short... more...

  • Call It Courageby Armstrong Sperry

    Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers 2012; Not Available

    Maftu was afraid of the sea. It had taken his mother when he was a baby, and it seemed to him that the sea gods sought vengeance at having been cheated of Mafatu. So, though he was the son of the Great Chief of Hikueru, a race of Polynesians who worshipped courage, and he was named Stout Heart, he feared and avoided tha sea, till everyone branded him... more...

  • Code of Conductby Verena Klemm; Paul E. Walker

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 27.50

    This work constitutes a critical edition and translation of the Risala al-mujaza al-kafiya fi adab al-ducat (A Brief and Concise Epistle on the Etiquette of the Summoners), which was written by the Fatimid author Ahmad b. Ibrahim al-Naysaburi (5th/11th century). The Risala al-mujaza constitutes the only extant work in all of Ismaili literature that... more...

  • Discipline & Punishby Michel Foucault

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul. more...

  • Pinocchio Goes Postmodernby Richard Wunderlich; Thomas J. Morrissey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In the first full-length study in English of Carlo Collodi's The Adventures of Pinocchio , the authors show how the checkered history of the puppet illuminates social change from the pre World War One era to the present. The authors argue that most Americans know a trivialized, diluted version of the tale, one such source is Disney's perennial classic.... more...

  • Reconceptualizing American Literary/Cultural Studiesby William E. Cain; William E. Cain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Collected Shorter Writings V9by John Constable; I. A. Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...