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  • How to Write Critical Essaysby David B. Pirie

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 30.95

    This invaluable book offers the student of literature detailed advice on the entire process of critical essay writing, from first facing the question right through to producing a fair copy for final submission to the teacher. more...

  • In the Peanut Gallery with Mystery Science Theater 3000by Robert G. Weiner; Shelley E. Barba

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    The award-winning television series Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988-1999) has been described as "the smartest, funniest show in America," and forever changed the way we watch movies. The series featured a human host and a pair of robotic puppets who, while being subjected to some of the worst films ever made, provided ongoing hilarious... more...

  • The Structure of the Literary Processby P. Steiner; Miroslav Cervenka; Ronald Vroon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 230.00

    These papers on the structure of the literary process were brought together in memory of Felix Vodička (1909?1974). Contributions by: Jacek Baluch, Miroslav Červenka, Květoslav Chvatík, E.M. van Dam-Havelková, Sergej Davydov, Lubomir Dole?el, Miroslav Drozda, Jan van der Eng, F.W. Galan, Mojmír Grygar, Wolfgang Iser, Milan Jankovič,... more...

  • The Search for a New Alphabetby Harald Hendrix; Joost J. Kloek; Sophie Levie; Willie van Peer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 102.00

    Literary Studies is currently going through a deep transformation, preparing itself for the launch into the twenty-first century. The present volume, which is dedicated to Douwe Fokkema on the occasion of his retirement from Utrecht University, captures this transformation in a number of squibs by a select international group of scholars. Topics dealt... more...

  • At the Borders of Sleepby Peter Schwenger

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 68.00

    At the Borders of Sleep is a unique exploration of the connections between literature and the liminal states between waking and sleeping?from falling asleep and waking up, to drowsiness and insomnia, to states in which sleeping and waking mix. Delving into philosophy as well as literature, Peter Schwenger investigates the threshold between waking... more...

  • Approaches to World Literatureby Joachim Küpper

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 108.82

    The present volume introduces new considerations on the topic of ?World Literature?. The essays revolve around the question of what, specifically in today's rapidly globalizing world, may be the productive implications of the concept of World Literature, which was first developed in the 18th century and then elaborated on by Goethe. more...

  • 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...

  • Hateful Contrariesby W.K. Wimsatt

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 19.95

    These ten essays, written over a period from 1950 to 1962, are bound together by their common concern with questions of the meaning of criticism and the larger meaning of literature itself. These difficult questions W.K. Wimsatt treats with characteristic wit and penetration, ranging easily from a broad consideration of principles to incisive comment... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of the Novelby Peter Melville Logan; Olakunle George; Susan Hegeman; Efra?n Kristal

    Wiley 2014; US$ 457.00 US$ 396.07

    Now available in a single volume paperback, this advanced reference resource for the novel and novel theory offers authoritative accounts of the history, terminology, and genre of the novel, in over 140 articles of 500-7,000 words. Entries explore the history and tradition of the novel in different areas of the world; formal elements of the novel... more...

  • The Definition of Literature and Other Essaysby W. W. Robson

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    Professor Robson considers particular works and authors in the light of the preceding discussion of critical principles. more...