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  • A Concise Companion to Miltonby Angelica Duran

    Wiley 2016; US$ 47.95 US$ 41.56

    With brevity, depth, and accessibility, this book helps readers to appreciate the works of John Milton, and to understand the great influence they have had on literature and other disciplines. Presents new and authoritative essays by internationally respected Milton scholars Explains how and why Milton’s works established their central... more...

  • Signs and Symbols in Chaucer's Poetryby John P. Hermann; John J. Burke Jr.; D. W. Robertson; Edmund Reiss; David Chamberlain; Chauncey Wood; Gail McMurray Gibson; James I. Wimsatt; V. A. Kolve; Bernard F. Huppé; John Gardner

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Innovative and thorough, Signs and Symbols in Chaucer?s Poetry presents nine essays that reexamine the literary iconography of Middle English. Chaucer?s work is the most well-known, and possibly the most significant, remnant of the Middle Ages; investigations into his writing and meanings are fruitful even today. The essays collected by John P.... more...

  • Haunted Presenceby S. L. Varnado

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Are ghosts, vampires, and other forms of ?haunted presence? related to universal religious instincts? Are emotions that play a part in religious ritual and narrative similar to those in classical works of Gothic fiction such as Dracula, Frankenstein, The Turn of the Screw, and the tales of Edgar Allan Poe? Haunted Presence: The Numinous in Gothic... more...

  • Hackert - Indische Dichtungenby Katharina Mommsen; Peter Ludwig; Momme Mommsen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 363.00

    The famous standard work of Goethe research based on all accessible materials ? letters, diary entries and so on ? reconstructs the genesis of Goethe?s works chronologically and thus enables unique insights into the origin of the works and the mental processes ?behind? the works and the period in which they were written. The work will... more...

  • Joyce's Ghostsby Luke Gibbons

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    For decades, James Joyce?s modernism has overshadowed his Irishness, as his self-imposed exile and association with the high modernism of Europe?s urban centers has led critics to see him almost exclusively as a cosmopolitan figure. In Joyce?s Ghosts , Luke Gibbons mounts a powerful argument that this view is mistaken: Joyce?s Irishness is intrinsic... more...

  • Purple Proseby Liz Byrski; Rachel Robertson

    Fremantle Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Fifteen Australian women writers were asked to respond to the colour purple. In their hands, purple takes on many meanings. There are stories about Tyrian purple, a snippet of King George?s coronation gown, pigeon fanciers, the Dockers? Purple Haze ­ and their layers are explored through themes of feminism, multiculturalism, artists and aging, mothers... more...

  • Bond on Bondby Roger Moore

    Michael O'Mara 2015; US$ 10.99

    While there have been many actors who have taken on the coveted role of James Bond, the most renowned 007 ? and the one with the most panache and charisma ? is undoubtedly Sir Roger Moore, KBE.To celebrate the film franchise's wonderful heritage, Roger Moore has written a book that features all the Bond movies, along with a wonderfully witty account... more...

  • The Plague Dogsby Richard Adams

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 14.99

    Two dogs escape from an experimental research lab in the Lake District, where they have been horribly tortured and mistreated in the name if science. As they run for their lives on the hard fells they attempt to survive wild and free. But the hunt in on... more...

  • Terror and the Postcolonialby Elleke Boehmer; Stephen Morton

    Wiley 2015; US$ 148.95 US$ 129.09

    Terror and the Postcolonial is a major comparative study of terrorism and its representations in postcolonial theory, literature, and culture. A ground-breaking study addressing and theorizing the relationship between postcolonial studies, colonial history, and terrorism through a series of contemporary and historical case studies from various... more...

  • Art and Commerce in the British Short Story, 1880?1950by Dean Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The short story was a commercial phenomenon which took off in the late nineteenth century and lasted through to the rise of television and film. Baldwin uses a wide variety of sources to show how economic factors helped to dictate how and what a wide variety of authors wrote. more...