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- Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 53.24
The presents book departs from an observation made by a group of scholars at Aarhus University: On the one hand, the concept of genre is present in and pivotal for a number of different disciplines studying texts such as literary studies, analytical text linguistics and the investigation of text production in professional settings. On the other hand,... more...
- Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 10.99
Perching on the porcelain can be very boring when you have nothing to do but poo. But fear no more, as excretion expert Hugh Jassburn has put together a compendium of entertaining activities and informative fun that will make you want to stay put, even if you don't need to go. Doing a number two will never be the same again. Filled with clever mazes,... more...
- Portable Press 2015; US$ 14.95
For more than 25 years, Uncle John?s Bathroom Reader has helped readers amazing things they didn?t know (and amazing things you didn?t know you didn?t know). Now, Uncle John?s tackles one of the world?s best loved and ? fastest growing interests ? beer. Pull up a stool and chug a pint of Beer-Topia , a rich, deep-bodied keg of beer knowledge,... more...
- Two Harbors Press 2015; US$ 4.99
How Old Am I In Dog Years?is a joyous, snark-filled, and completely relatable collection of essays that skewer the foibles of ordinary events. With topics ranging from marital "bliss" to wearing stiletto heels at an age when one should know better, Susan blends just the right amount of the absurd into her daily life to keep her readers laughing... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 15.99
The poems in The Glass Rooster explore the spaces inhabited by humans and other creatures?from natural ecosystems to cities and even to outer space. Our guide on this journey is a glass rooster?observer of stars and lover of hens?who first popped up in Janis Freegard?s poetry years ago and wanders unchecked through the book. Each of the eight sections... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 40.00
Histories of Byzantine literature tend to focus on the history of genres. The essays in this book challenge the traditional view. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 28.95
Paul de Man is often associated with an era of ?high theory?, an era it is argued may now be coming to a close. This book, written by three leading contemporary scholars, includes both a transcript and facsimile print of a previously unpublished text by de Man of his handwritten notes for a lecture on Walter Benjamin. Challenging and relevant, this... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 22.21
Hauptbeschreibung Die Darstellung des Raums hat eine große Bedeutung in Theodor Fontanes Romanwerk. Bei der Lektüre der Werke wird deutlich, dass der Dichter gezielt mit unterschiedlichen Räumen, Orten und Schauplätzen sowie kontrastreich gegenüber gestellten Lebensbereichen arbeitet. Die Handlungsumgebung ist keine bloße Kulisse, sondern korrespondiert... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 179.95
In this text, the author highlights unrecorded discoveries about how maps and literature are associated. Not only do maps give us a tool by which to understand a physical reality as it actually exists, but maps can support the realm of literary fiction - such as Tolkiens Middle Earth, or Stevensons Treasure Island. There are also maps that... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
What is it the legacy that humankind has been living with since 1945? We were once convinced that time was the agent of change. But in the past decade or two, our experience of time has been transformed. Technology preserves and inundates us with the past, and we perceive our future as a set of converging and threatening inevitabilities: nuclear annihilation,... more...