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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
"By making friends with signs", Lennard Davis argues, "we are weakening the bond that anchors us to the social world, the world of action, and binding ourselves to the ideological." For the reader, this power of the novel needs to be resisted. But there is a double resistance at work: the novel is also a defensive structure positioning us against... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 12.75
Smart, sassy and full of everything you need to know. This is the ultimate guide to writing - and selling - an erotic novel. It will help you to understand erotica - what it is, and isn't, the subgenres, the conventions, the big do's and don'ts - as well as giving you the inspiration and support you need to actually write. Essentially,... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 22.00
Do you have a completed manuscript ready for submission?. Are you looking to successfully publish or self-publish your work?. Do you have the level of understanding of the publishing industry?. Whether you want to take a traditional route into print or want to digitally self-publish, this book will give you the advice you need on everything from submitting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95
Throughout this text, Valerie Shaw addresses two key questions: 'What are the special satisfactions afforded by reading short stories?' and 'How are these satisfactions derived from each story's literary techniques and narrative strategies?'. She then attempts to answer these questions by drawing on stories from different periods and countries - by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
Metafiction is one of the most distinctive features of postwar fiction, appearing in the work of novelists as varied as Eco, Borges, Martin Amis and Julian Barnes. It comprises two elements: firstly cause, the increasing interpenetration of professional literary criticism and the practice of writing; and secondly effect: an emphasis on the playing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Phallic Critiques, first published in 1984, is a study of ?masculine? styles of writing in the twentieth century ? an age, according to Virginia Woolf, when ?virility has become self-conscious?. Writers who carry macho values to their extreme often subscribe to the popular feeling that writing is an effeminate activity for a real man to be engaged... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 104.95
Offers a close reading of individual texts with attention to their cultural and canonical context Examines the history and evolution of the novel to 1900 and defines each author’s aesthetic, cultural, political, and historical significance Covers essential and frequently taught masterworks up to 1900, including Cervantes’ Don Quixote... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Rather than accept that there is a single body of literature that can be labeled ?women?s writing,? this volume explores the ways in which twenty-first-century crises have problematized identity, literature, and narration. more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
Bestselling author of Ella Enchanted and fairy-tale master Gail Carson Levine helps you make magic with your writing! In Writing Magic , Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine shares her tricks of the trade. She shows how you can get terrific ideas for stories, invent great beginnings and endings, write sparkling dialogue, develop memorable characters?and... more...