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  • A Preface to James Joyceby Sydney Bolt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This new edition includes material on Joyce's distinctive view of femininity and a greatly expanded treatment of Finnegan's Wake . The first section outlines the biographical and cultural background, the second offers a detailed critical survey of three major works, including Ulysses and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man , and the third section... more...

  • Pretty Girl In Crimson Roseby Sandy Balfour

    Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    Half a million people a day do it in the Telegraph . The Times claims almost as many, and the Guardian 300,000. Most people remember their first time, and everyone has a favourite. You can do it in bed, standing up, or on a train. You can do it alone, with a loved one or in groups. The Queen does it in the bath. It is not illegal, immoral or... more...

  • Psychoanalytic Literary Criticismby Maud Ellmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This collection of essays provides students of literary critical theory with an introduction to Freudian methods of interpretation, and shows how those methods have been transformed by recent developments in French psychoanalysis, particularly by the influence of Jacques Lacan. It explains how classical Freudian criticism tended to focus on the thematic... more...

  • Reading Joyceby David Pierce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    `Is there one who understands me?' So wrote James Joyce towards the end of his final work, Finnegans Wake . The question continues to be asked about the author who claimed that he had put so many enigmas into Ulysses that it would `keep the professors busy for centuries' arguing over what he meant. For Joyce this was a way of ensuring his immortality,... more...

  • Realisms in Contemporary Cultureby Dorothee Birke; Stella Butter

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 133.00

    ?Realism? is a pervasive term in discussions of contemporary developments in literature and film. By drawing on different theories of realism, the authors explore how the term may be used as a helpful concept in order to analyse and evaluate current trends in cultural production and, in turn, how cultural production changes our understanding... more...

  • Reisebuchby Dominik Prantl; Jochen Temsch

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2011; US$ 13.94

    Dieses Buch war auch für uns eine Reise. Kaum waren wir losgezogen, hatten wir uns auch schon in Fragen verirrt wie: Warum reisen wir überhaupt? Wohin sollen wir reisen? Wen nehmen wir mit? Und wie viele Strohhalme passen eigentlich in einen Sangría-Eimer? Wir brauchten Wegweiser, Psychologen, Mathematiker. Wir baten Freunde, Kollegen und Reise-Experten... more...

  • Renegotiating Ethics in Literature, Philosophy, and Theoryby Jane Adamson; Richard Freadman; David Parker

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 40.00

    An international cast of philosophers and literary theorists addresses questions of ethics and literary criticism. more...

  • River of Inkby Thomas Christensen

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 35.00

    Thomas Christensen?s previous title 1616: The World in Motion looked at a single year in the age of early maritime globalism--PW gave it a starred review, calling it “a stunning overview of the nascent modern world.? By contrast his new gorgeously illustrated River of Ink ranges widely across time and cultures and offers what amounts to a magisterial... more...

  • Romancing Deathby William Schnoebelen

    Destiny Image, Inc. 2012; US$ 16.99

    Romancing Death sheds the light of God on the popularity of vampirism in today’s pop culture. This fascinating exposé of the dark realities behind romanticizing the occult in our current culture reveals the naked truth about how the church has not addressed the needs of people young and old who fill the holes in their souls and... more...

  • The Routledge Concise History of World Literatureby Theo D'haen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    This remarkably broad and informative book offers an introduction to and overview of World Literature. Tracing the term from its earliest roots and situating it within a number of relevant contexts from postcolonialism to postmodernism, Theo D?haen examines: the return of the term "world literature" and its changing meaning Goethe?s concept... more...