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  • Male Armorby Jon Robert Adams

    University of Virginia Press 2012; US$ 17.50

    There is no shortage of iconic masculine imagery of the soldier in American film and literature?one only has to think of George C. Scott as Patton in front of a giant American flag, Sylvester Stallone as Rambo, or Burt Lancaster rolling around in the surf in From Here to Eternity. In Male Armor , Jon Robert Adams examines the ways in which... more...

  • Material Inscriptionsby Andrzej Warminski

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2016; Not Available

    A new work of scholarship in the practice of rhetorical reading. This monograph provides readings of literary and philosophical texts that work through the rhetoric of tropes to the material inscription at the origin of these texts. The book focuses on the practice and pedagogical value of rhetorical reading. Its readings follow an itinerary from poetic... more...

  • Miss Herbertby Adam Thirlwell

    Random House 2012; US$ 23.98

    The secret history of novelists is often a history of exile and tourism - a history of language learning. Like the story of Gustave Flaubert and Juliet Herbert, it is a history of loss and mistakes. As Flaubert finished Madame Bovary , Miss Herbert, his niece's governess, translated the novel into English. But this translation has since been lost.... more...

  • Modernist Literatureby Rachel Potter

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Introduces students to a wide range of modernist writers and critical debates in modernism studies.Discussing canonical modernist writers such as James Joyce and T. S. Eliot alongside less familiar writers such as Mina Loy and Djuna Barnes, the guide takes students through a wide-ranging modernist literary landscape. It considers how the publishing... more...

  • Narrative Theoryby Vera Nünning

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

    The recent boom in inter- and transcultural narrative theory has been unmatched by hardly any other growth in literary and cultural theory. It has affected not only languages and literatures, but also further subjects in the humanities and social sciences. The de Gruyter dictionary Narrative Theory is a reference work and tool for navigating the ramifications... more...

  • Nature Writingby Don Scheese

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Nature of Narrativeby Robert Scholes; James Phelan; Robert Kellogg

    Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 12.99

    For the past forty years The Nature of Narrative has been a seminal work for literary students, teachers, writers, and scholars. Countering the tendency to view the novel as the paradigm case of literary narrative, authors Robert Scholes and Robert Kellogg in the original edition offered a compelling history of the genre narrative from antiquity to... more...

  • On Writingby A.L. Kennedy

    Random House 2013; US$ 15.98

    After six novels, five story collections and two books of non-fiction, and countless international prizes, A.L. Kennedy certainly has the authority to talk about the craft of writing books ? it?s just a wonder she?s found the time . These are missives from the authorial front line ? urgent and vivid, full of the excitement, fury and frustration... more...

  • Paratextsby Gerard Genette; Richard Macksey; Jane E. Lewin

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 64.00

    Genette shows how paratexts ? titles, forewords, publishers' blurbs ? shape both individual readings and literature as cultural institution. more...

  • Perspectives on the Renaissance Medalby Stephen K. Scher; Stephen K. Scher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The papers published in this book were delivered at two conferences held in conjunction with the exhibition, " The Currency of Fame: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance" more...