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  • Modernismby Michael H. Whitworth

    Wiley 2008; US$ 133.95

    This guide helps readers to engage with the major critical debates surrounding literary modernism. A judicious selection of key critical works on literary modernism Presents a critical history from the earliest reviews to the most recent theoretical assessments Shows how modernist writers understood and constructed modernism. ... more...

  • Ethics in Cultureby Astrid Erll; Herbert Grabes; Ansgar Nünning; Simon Cooke; Anna-Lena Flügel; Meike Hölscher; Jan Rupp

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    This volume brings together a wide range of criticial perspectives from literary studies, media and cultural memory studies, and philosophy, tracing the complex and sometimes conflicting relationship between ethics and aesthetics in theoretical contexts and individual case studies. more...

  • Hard-Boiledby Erin Smith

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    In the 1920s a distinctively American detective fiction emerged from the pages of pulp magazines. The ?hard-boiled? stories published in Black Mask, Dime Detective, Detective Fiction Weekly , and Clues featured a new kind of hero and soon challenged the popularity of the British mysteries that held readers in thrall on both sides of the Atlantic.... more...

  • The Bard is a Very Singular Characterby Ffion Mair Jones

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    A cunning and successful literary forger, Iolo Morganwg has been a controversial figure within Welsh literary tradition and history ever since his death in 1826. During his lifetime, however, he was largely a figure on the margins of Welsh literary society, who found the task of getting his work into the coveted sphere of print culture a gargantuan... more...

  • Brideshead Abbreviatedby John Crace

    Random House 2010; US$ 12.68

    John Crace's 'Digested Read' column in the Guardian has rightly acquired a cult following. Each week fans avidly devour his latest razor-sharp literary assassination, while authors turn tremblingly to the appropriate page of the review section, fearful that it may be their turn to be mercilessly sent up. Now he turns his critical eye on the classics... more...

  • Zwischen den Stühlenby Kai-Michael Sprenger

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    The Alexandrine Schism (1159?1177) has generally been interpreted as a conflict between Pope Alexander III and Frederick I Barbarossa. In contrast to past research, this study uses private documents to examine different perceptions of this ecclesiastical crisis and explore the strategies of action pursued by those on lower levels of political... more...

  • Niederländische Literatur bis 1550by Rita Schlusemann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 377.00

    Secular and sacred Dutch medieval literature was particularly rich and influential. It was not only supported and promoted by many important authors (incl. Hadewijch and Heinrich von Veldeke) but also often provided the bridge for Middle High German literature to Old French literature (epics around Charlemagne). This bibliography is the first... more...

  • Planning for Learning through Fairy Storiesby Lesley Hendy

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 11.49

    Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of fairy stories. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of fairy stories.... more...

  • Teaching Romanticismby David Higgins; Sharon Ruston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 39.00

    Romanticism is taught at universities across the globe and is considered integral to the study of British and European literature. This book, written by leading academics, presents innovative, practical approaches to teaching traditional and newer aspects of the curriculum and is essential to anyone teaching Romanticism at university level. more...

  • Doddie: My Autobiography. Alex MacDonaldby Alex Macdonald; Brian Scott; Sandy Jardine

    Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 2.90

    Alex MacDonald's compelling memoirs cover his formative years as a player with St Johnstone, his rise to fame with Rangers, his transfer to Hearts where he became player-manager, and his time in charge at Airdrie. But Doddie is quintessentially a Rangers man, having grown up in Glasgow supporting them and then going on to play a key role in the club's... more...