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  • Familiar Studies of Men and Booksby Robert Louis Stevenson

    Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95

    The essays that were later published as Familiar Studies of Men and Books (1882) began to appear in the Cornhill Magazine in 1876. The essay was the form in which Stevenson first gave promise of his future distinction and these critical essays were very favourably received. more...

  • Poems in Personsby Norman Holland

    Cybereditions 2000; US$ 15.95

    This book gives the study of literature a powerful psychoanalytic model for the literary process. The first edition of Poems in Persons established American-style reader-response criticism and showed how this new understanding applies to all kinds of human psychological processes. This second revised edition adds important new developments to... more...

  • Philosophy and Fictionby Peter Lamarque

    Cybereditions 2000; US$ 12.95

    Peter Lamarque's refreshing, polemical anthology on the philosophy of literature covers the field's key debates: the role of the author, literary appreciation, the nature of fiction, the pleasures of tragedy, and the question of censorship. After a comprehensive and engaging introduction, five robust essays examine the central themes of the aesthetics... more...

  • Autobiographyby Linda Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 22.95

    An indispensable introduction to the study of autobiography as well as a historical overview of autobiographical writing from St Augustine to the present day. more...

  • Re-Reading Harry Potterby Suman Gupta

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 38.00

    This is the first extended text-based analysis of the social and political implications of the Harry Potter phenomenon. Arguments are primarily based on close readings of the first four Harry Potter books and the first two films - in other words, a 'text-to-world' method is followed. This study does not assume that the phenomenon concerns children... more...

  • Joyce, Derrida, Lacan and the Trauma of Historyby Christine van Boheemen

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 43.00

    Examines the relationship between Joyce, postmodernism, feminism and colonialism in Ireland. more...

  • Autobiography and Black Identity Politicsby Kenneth Mostern

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 42.00

    A study of autobiography in twentieth-century African American culture. more...

  • Ursula K. Le Guin Beyond Genreby Mike Cadden

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Novelby Dorothy J. Hale

    Wiley 2009; US$ 150.95

    The Novel: An Anthology of Criticism and Theory 1900–2000 is a collection of the most influential writings on the theory of the novel from the twentieth century. Traces the rise of novel theory and the extension of its influence into other disciplines, especially social, cultural and political theory. Broad in scope, including sections... more...

  • Ring Lardner and the Otherby Douglas Robinson

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 112.99

    Ring Lardner and the Other is actually two books, mutually embedded. The first is about Ring Lardner: a long reading of a single Lardner short story, "Who Dealt?", a briefer look at his life and work, and an exploration of his reception. The second is about the "Other," in an expanded Lacanian sense: the speaking of various unconscious voices (mother... more...