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Semiotics & Literary Theory

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  • Contemporary Studiesby Charles Baudouin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    Originally published in 1924, this title is divided into four parts, each looking at contemporary issues. Beginning with ?The Liberators of the Mind?, the author discusses important thinkers of the time, such as Tolstoy and Nietzsche. The second part looks at ?The War and the Peace?, which refers to the recently fought First World War. He then moves... more...

  • Children's Literature in China: From Lu Xun to Mao Zedongby Mary Ann Farquhar

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book introduces the major works and debates in Chinese children's literature within the framework of China's revolution and modernization. It demonstrates that the guiding rationale in children's literature was the political importance of children as the nation's future. more...

  • The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Termsby Chris Baldick

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    The bestselling Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides clear and concise definitions of the most troublesome literary terms, from abjection to zeugma. It is an essential reference tool for students of literature in any language. Now expanded and in its fourth edition, it includes increased coverage of new terms from modern critical and theoretical... 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$ 196.00

    Computing Action 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, ranging from analytical to transcendental and finally constructivist definitions. This leads to the formulation of a new model of action, in which the core definitions... 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...

  • Inseparableby Emma Donoghue

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 27.95

    From a writer of astonishing versatility and erudition, the much-admired literary critic, novelist, short-story writer, and scholar (?Dazzling?? The Washington Post; ?One of those rare writers who seems to be able to work on any register, any time, any atmosphere, and make it her own? ? The Observer ), a book that explores the little-known literary... 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...

  • Autobiographyby Linda Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 24.95

    If every writer necessarily draws on their own life, is any writing outside the realm of ?autobiography?? The new edition of this classic guide is fully updated to include: developments in autobiographical criticism, highlighting major theoretical issues and concepts different forms of the genre from confessions and narratives to memoirs and... more...

  • The Structure of Literary Understandingby Stein Haugom Olsen

    Cambridge University Press 1978; US$ 32.00

    This is a paperback edition of what has become an important contribution to aesthetics and the theory of literature. more...