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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95
This text, based on Louise M. Rosenblatt's transactional model of literature, focuses on the application of transactional reader-response theory in the classroom. It grows from frequent requests from secondary school and college teachers for teaching suggestions on how to put theory into practice. This is not a "What should I do on Monday?" cookbook,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
Literature and Gender combines an introduction to and an anthology of literary texts which powerfully demonstrate the relevance of gender issues to the study of literature. The volume covers all three major literary genres - poetry, fiction and drama - and closely examines a wide range of themes. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 23.95
This third edition of Hans Bertens? bestselling book is an essential guide to the often confusing and complicated world of literary theory. Exploring a broad range of topics from Marxist and feminist criticism to postmodernism and new historicism Literary Theory: The Basics covers contemporary topics including: reception theory and reader response... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2014; US$ 19.99
A lifetime of classic golf writing by veteran sports journalist John Hopkins, recipient of the 2013 PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism For more than 35 years, John "Hoppy" Hopkins covered the biggest stories in golf, from Major Championships to Ryder Cups and Amateur competitions. Collected together here for the first time are the very... more...
Jewish Writers and Intellectuals: Religion and Identity in Contemporary Austrian Literature and FilmTaylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation (Leon Zelman, Simon Wiesenthal and Bruno Kreisky)... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available
These essays make fresh interventions in modernist studies and acknowledge the legacies of regional modernisms for post-war representations of place and landscape. They answer the question, where did literary modernism happen? in the light of recent developments in literary geography and literary history across many literary forms. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
This is the first comprehensive analysis of the work of Fredric Jameson, one of the most important cultural critics writing today. Homer provides a clear exposition and appraisal of Jameson's theories and an assessment of his contribution to contemporary cultural theory. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
It could be argued that the influence of Lacan on modern literary studies has been greater than anyone?s. Lacan has historicised the universal or mythic perceptions of Freud, and thus lent a new status to literature as a cultural artefact. This book, originally published in 1986, aims to delineate the trends in the uses made of Lacan today; to examine... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 59.00
From Benjamin Franklin's newspaper hoax that faked the death of his rival to Abbie Hoffman’s attempt to levitate the Pentagon, pranksters, hoaxers, and con artists have caused confusion, disorder, and laughter in Western society for centuries. Profiling the most notorious mischief makers from the 1600s to the present day, Pranksters... more...