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  • Writing Reviews for Readers' Advisoryby Brad Hooper

    ALA Editions 2010; US$ 36.00

    Reviews are an important resource for readers? advisory and collection development. They are also a helpful promotional tool, introducing patrons to what is new on the shelf. more...

  • How to Read a Bookby Mortimer J. Adler; Charles Van Doren

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 16.99

    With half a million copies in print, How to Read a Book is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader, completely rewritten and updated with new material. Originally published in 1940, this book is a rare phenomenon, a living classic that introduces and elucidates the various levels of reading and how to... more...

  • Readers and Readingby Andrew Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Much literary criticism focuses on literary producers and their products, but an important part of such work considers the end-user, the reader. It asks such questions as: how far can the author condition the response of the reader, and how much does the reader create the meaning of a text? Dr Bennett's collection includes important essays from such... more...

  • Moving Targetby Carole-Ann Upton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Moving Target offers a rigorous exploration of the practice of translating for the theatre. The twelve essays in the volume span a range of work from Eastern and Western Europe, Canada and the United States. For the first time, this book draws together existing translation theory with contemporary practice to shed light on a hitherto neglected aspect... more...

  • The Skeptic Disposition In Contemporary Criticismby Eugene Goodheart

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Eugene Goodheart's remarkably compact and penetrating analysis examines the skeptic disposition that has informed advanced literary discourse over the past generation. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • The Poverty of Structuralismby Leonard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The Poverty of Structuralism is the first in a sequence of volumes which examine in turn the basic ideas of Saussure, Marx and Freud, and analyse the way in which they have been developed and applied to art, culture and modern textual theory. The text offers a critical introduction to the structuralist foundations of modern literary theory. It gives... more...

  • Text - Material - Mediumby Rüdiger Nutt-Kofoth; Wolfgang Lukas; Madleen Podewski

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In ever-larger sections devoted to documentation, historical-critical editions have increasingly focused on the material and medial components of a text through descriptions and illustrations of textual media. The collected essays in this volume use theoretical arguments and case examples to illustrate the potential benefits that accrue to literary... more...

  • The Theory of Criticsmby Raman Selden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    This book is divided into five parts and covers: representation; subjectivity; form, structure and system; history and society; morality, class and ideology. Each part contains several thematic sections in which extracts from different writers and periods are juxtaposed. The study of literary theory has tended to concentrate on very recent developments.... more...

  • Literaturwissenschaft im Wandelby Christine Magerski

    Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 39.99

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  • Going Globalby Amal Amireh; Lisa Suhair Majaj

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...