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  • Encyclopedia of Erotic Literatureby Gaėtan Brulotte; John Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 450.00

    The Encyclopedia of Erotic Literature is a two-volume work that contains some 540 entries on erotic literature on an international scale. The Encyclopedia has an unprecedented scope, the first scholarly reference resource to bring the field together in all its fascinating variety. The entries examine the history of the literature in different... more...

  • Novelists and Novelsby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    From Daniel Defoe to Philip Roth, from Charles Dickens to Amy Tan, Novelists and Novels contains esteemed literary critic Harold Bloom's writings on the greatest novels and novelists in the Western tradition. Bloom's brilliant insights and lively discourse serve not only to illuminate, but also to inspire readers to turn again to our finest works of... more...

  • The Modern Library Writer's Workshopby Stephen Koch

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    ?Make [your] characters want something right away?even if it?s only a glass of water. Characters paralyzed by the meaninglessness of modern life still have to drink water from time to time.? ? Kurt Vonnegut ??The cat sat on the mat? is not the beginning of a story, but ?the cat sat on the dog?s mat? is.? ? John Le Carré Nothing is more inspiring... more...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to Postmodern Fictionby Bran Nicol

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    A lucid exploration of the key features of postmodernism and the most important authors from Beckett to DeLillo. more...

  • The A to Z of Fantasy Literatureby Brian Stableford

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    Stableford provides an invaluable guide to this sequence of events and to the current state of the field. The dictionary includes cross-referenced entries on more than 700 authors, ranging across the entire historical spectrum, while more than 200 other entries describe the fantasy subgenres, key images in fantasy literature, technical terms used in... more...

  • Science Fiction and Philosophyby Susan Schneider

    Wiley 2010; US$ 25.95 US$ 22.49

    A timely volume that uses science fiction as a springboard to meaningful philosophical discussions, especially at points of contact between science fiction and new scientific developments. Raises questions and examines timely themes concerning the nature of the mind, time travel, artificial intelligence, neural enhancement, free will, the nature... more...

  • On Writingby Eudora Welty

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    Eudora Welty was one of the twentieth century?s greatest literary figures. For as long as students have been studying her fiction as literature, writers have been looking to her to answer the profound questions of what makes a story good, a novel successful, a writer an artist. On Writing presents the answers in seven concise chapters discussing... more...

  • How to Teach Fiction Writing at Key Stage 2by Pie Corbett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    How to Teach Fiction Writing is a practical manual to help teachers of junior classes to focus on the key aspects of developing children's storywriting. The book presents a series of essential writing workshops full of creative ideas and fun activities. It also offers a range of advice including how to set up and run an effective workshop and how... more...

  • How to Teach Fiction Writing at Key Stage 3by Pie Corbett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    How to Teach Fiction Writing at Key Stage 3 is a practical manual to help teachers of 11-14 year-olds to develop effective modeling and scaffolding strategies for the teaching of narrative writing. Using a step-by-step approach, based on the 'word/sentence/text level' convention, the book shows how teachers can help pupils to build work in various... more...

  • The Twig People of Mossdown Woodsby Joe Thomson-Swift

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99

    Another adventure from Joe & Lucy's story box. This time they go to Mossdown Woods where they want to 'I Spy' with all the creatures that live there. But they are in for a big surprise when they meet Laura the magical nature queen and the twig people who look after the trees and flowers there. The twig people are made from every letter of the alphabet... more...