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- University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 11.99
Canadian critics and scholars, along with a growing number from around the world, have long recognized the achievements of Canadian short story writers. However, these critics have tended to view the Canadian short story as a historically recent phenomenon. This reappraisal corrects this mistaken view by exploring the literary and cultural antecedents... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 16.99
Winner of the 2010 Margaret Atwood Society Best Book Prize. In Engendering Genre , renowned Margaret Atwood scholar Reingard M. Nischik analyzes the relationship between gender and genre in Atwood?s works. She approaches Atwood?s oeuvre by genre ? poetry, short fiction, novels, criticism, comics, and film ? and examines them individually. She... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.99
Born in the 1890s on opposite sides of the Atlantic, friends for more than forty years, Dorothy Thompson and Rebecca West lived strikingly parallel lives that placed them at the center of the social and historical upheavals of the twentieth century. In Dangerous Ambition, Susan Hertog chronicles the separate but intertwined journeys of these two... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 40.00
This exploration of author Laurell K. Hamilton's work examines the many novels of her series and shows how her writing has been a major influence on contemporary visions of the vampire?an ideal reference text for book club leaders. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 64.99
In Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden : A Children's Classic at 100 , some of the most respected scholars of children's literature consider Burnett's seminal work from modern critical perspectives. Contributors examine the works and authors that influenced Burnett, identify authors who have drawn on The Secret Garden in their... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 11.99
From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen?s Emma that makes her beloved tale of an endearingly inept matchmaker an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 2,200 annotations on facing pages, including: -Explanations of historical context -Citations... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 45.00
Exploring the intersections of memory, gender, and the postcolonial, Colonial Memory explores the phenomenon of colonial memory through the specific genre of women’s travel writing. Building on criticism of memory and travel writing, Sarah De Mul seeks to open Dutch literature to postcolonial themes and concepts and to insert the history of... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2007; US$ 159.95
This is the first full-length study to address the complex issues involved in Cathers relationship to France and to the many French writers (Zola, Flaubert, Sand, France, Mérimée, Loti, etc.) that keep cropping up in her literary and journalistic output. The author traces the intellectual and artistic roots that nourished Cathers... more...