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  • The Short Storyby Valerie Shaw

    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...

  • Die Künste als Metaphernby Johannes Bilstein

    ATHENA-Verlag 2011; US$ 17.97

    Im Weltgespräch der Menschen über sich selbst fungieren die Künste als wichtige und höchst leistungsfähige Metaphern. Wenn von ihnen die Rede ist, dann geht es seit der europäischen Antike immer auch um die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen menschlichen Handelns, Wahrnehmens und Gestaltens. Die Künste liefern in diesem Diskurs mehr als nur einzelne Beispiele... more...

  • Woman On Topby Loretta Chen

    Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 16.99

    A daring biography by one of Singapore’s most prominent entertainment personalities, Dr Loretta Chen, as she shares her heartbreaks and valuable life lessons. Laugh and cry together with her as she recounts her colourful life, from growing up with a famous sibling (MediaCorp actor Edmund Chen), being open about being a lesbian in staid Singapore... more...

  • The Myth of the Picaroby Alexander Blackburn

    The University of North Carolina Press 1979; US$ 29.99

    Myth of the Picaro: Continuity and Transformation in the Picaresque Novel, 1554-1954 more...

  • Bridget and Joan's Diaryby Bridget Golightly; Joan Hardcastle

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 12.99

    Meet Bridget and Joan: Thelma and Louise on mobility scooters, reluctant residents of the Second Best Magnolia Retirement Home, and lifelong friends joined at the artificial hip. It?s been a wild year for the two rebellious wrinkletons: sherry and shoplifting, Sanatogen and sexting, and a mysterious toy boy who threatens their lifelong friendship... more...

  • Reading the European Novel to 1900by Daniel R. Schwarz

    Wiley 2014; US$ 39.95

    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 ; Tolstoy?s... more...

  • Women's Fiction and Post-9/11 Contextsby Peter Childs; Claire Colebrook; Sebastian Groes; Roberta Garrett; Ruzy Suliza Hashim; Emily Horton; Kristine Miller; Jago Morrison; Ana-Karina Schneider; Corina Selejan; Karin Sellberg; Heather Yeung; Noraini Md Yusof

    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...

  • Write Your Own Chillersby Pie Corbett

    Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 2.90

    Interactive ebook with 'Time to Write' and 'Writing Tips' waiting to be revealed at the press of a button Learn how to create your own characters, captivate your readers, set up great scenarios and end with the ultimate twist Chapters include Flights of Fantasy, Tricks of the Trade, Putting Pen to Paper and Editing and Publishing. A good fantasy... more...

  • Danger on the Pageby Brian Shawver

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 17.99

    BRIAN SHAWVER is the author of two novels, Aftermath and The Cuban Prospect, and of The Language of Fiction: A Writer?s Stylebook. He is associate professor of English at Park University, in Kansas City. more...

  • Liminality and the Short Storyby Jochen Achilles; Ina Bergmann

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    This book is a study of the short story, one of the widest taught genres in English literature, from an innovative methodological perspective. Both liminality and the short story are well-researched phenomena, but the combination of both is not frequent. This book discusses the relevance of the concept of liminality for the short story genre and... more...