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  • Study and Revise for GCSE: Blood Brothersby Kevin Radford

    Hodder Education 2017; US$ 8.99

    Exam Board: AQA, Edexcel, CCEA, WJEC, WJEC Eduqas Level: GCSE (9-1) Subject: English Literature First teaching: September 2015 First exams: Summer 2017 Enable students to achieve their best grade in GCSE English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse... more...

  • Homèreby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte d'Homère avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Homère : un homme ou des hommes inconnus. Mais, pour donner vie à ce nom à travers les âges, deux poèmes, deux «vivants» eux-mêmes, l'un plus héroïque, l'autre plus romanesque, L'Iliade et L'Odyssée. Les civilisations antiques ont pu s'effondrer, partout où il s'est trouvé des...... more...

  • The Varieties of Authorial Intentionby John Farrell

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.13

    This book explores the logic and historical origins of a strange taboo that has haunted literary critics since the 1940s, keeping them from referring to the intentions of authors without apology. The taboo was enforced by a seminal article, ?The Intentional Fallacy,? and it deepened during the era of poststructuralist theory. Even now, when the vocabulary... more...

  • Higher Education Discourse and Deconstructionby Neil Cocks

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.29

    This book presents a critique of neoliberalism within UK Higher Education, taking its cue from approaches more usually associated with literary studies. It offers a sustained and detailed close reading of three works that might be understood to fall outside the established body of educational theory. The unconventional methodology and focus promote... more...

  • Heirs to Dionysusby Jr. John Burt Foster

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 67.50 US$ 61.43

    Building on recent transformative theories of influence, John Foster explores the many ways Nietzsche's intellectual and artistic example helped shape an interconnected series of major literary projects from 1900 to the 1940s. He portrays Nietzsche as a stimulating but disturbing force who left a well-defined legacy of concerns that modernists appropriated... more...

  • Study and Revise for AS/A-level: Skirrid Hillby Luke McBratney

    Hodder Education 2017; US$ 10.99

    Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise Skirrid Hill throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of Skirrid Hill as they progress through... more...

  • The Friendship of Roland Barthesby Philippe Sollers; Andrew Brown

    Wiley 2017; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    In Roland Barthes?s eyes, Philippe Sollers embodied the figure of the contemporary writer forever seeking something new. Thirty-six years after Barthes produced his study Sollers Writer , Sollers has written a book on the man who was his friend and who shared with him a total faith in literature as a force of invention and discovery, as a resource... more...

  • Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children?s Fantasyby Dimitra Fimi

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 86.13

    Fantasy literature owes much of its imaginative power to myth, legend and folklore, often as recorded in European medieval literature. Some of the most successful texts of contemporary fantasy literature have turned to the 'Celtic' tradition, drawing inspiration from medieval Irish and Welsh mythological texts. This new book addresses a gap in scholarship... more...

  • Fictions of Integrationby Naomi Lesley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how children?s and young adult literature addresses and interrogates the legacies of American school desegregation. Such literature narrates not only the famous battles to implement desegregation in the South, in places like Little Rock, Arkansas, but also more insidious and less visible legacies, such as re-segregation within schools... more...

  • Work in Handby Aileen Douglas

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 29.99

    A volume that examines the relationship between manual writing and print and how script evolved between 1590 and 1840. more...