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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00
Until recently, scholars were hesitant to take the fantastic seriously. But since the 1990s, the increasing presence of the fantastic in mass media has spurred growing academic interest in the subject. This book discusses that new interest and brings together recent research in various disciplines. It provides an overview of current approaches and... more...
- John Blake 2009; US$ 4.99
Torn Apart takes an in-depth look at 14 gruesome murder cases and examines how "victim impact statements" used in court finally give a voice to the suffering of those dealing with the death of a partner, child, or loved one. The cases discussed include lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce, who was murdered for £20, a cell phone, and his oyster card; Caroline... more...
- Edhasa 1753; US$ 12.74
La Literatura, con mayúsculas, no es un concepto solitario y único, no vive aislada del mundo, sino que está en contacto continuo con la sociedad y el resto de ámbitos de la cultura. Es más, debemos entenderla en el amplio horizonte de la comunicación social. Instigados por esta idea, el grupo de autores que conforman este volumen, profundiza, siguiendo... more...
- Insight Editions LLC 2012; US$ 9.95
Blockbuster filmmaker Jon Favreau directs Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford in a film that crosses the classic Western with the alien-invasion movie in a blazingly original way: Cowboys & Aliens. Joined by an arsenal of top moviemakers-Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci-he brings an all-new action thriller that... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2010; Not Available
The second popular title in the word-of-mouth kids? lit phenom known as The Serpent?s Egg Trilogy, The Burning Crown is another fast-paced fantasy adventure tale. The Elven Crown has fallen into the hands of the Demon?s crazed minions, who control the only known portal into a magical land. Now, a group of Ottawa kids must regain the Crown before... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
This is a systematically arranged, annotated collection of outstanding literary works dealing with drink. The book centers on some of the most enduring themes in both literary depictions of drinking and alcohol research: causes of drinking; effects of drinking; drinking and family life; drinking and gender; the tavern; and the spiritual dimension of... more...
- Da Capo Press 2013; US$ 15.99
The fourteenth annual edition of this classic food writing anthology?the book that will ?delight anyone who enjoys the pleasures of a good read and a good meal? ( Library Journal , starred review)?with more than 100,000 copies sold of the previous editions. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 159.95
After a first comprehensive revision of the meaning of professionalism in literary studies today, both at universities and in other places where literature is being taught, written and reviewed, I deal with particular problems that are affecting literary studies today. I look at how they are developed in academic curriculum, how they are being studied... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95
The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told celebrates the art of hunting fish at many angles. This ancient tradition is practiced all over the world. Tales of baiting, angling, and the watery outdoors are recounted by great writers such as Rudyard Kipling, Guy de Maupassant, and Lord Byron. In scenic rivers, lakes, and seas, praise the trout, snap up that... more...
- De Gruyter 2001; US$ 70.00
Marc Blochs Plädoyer von 1927 für eine vergleichende Geschichte des europäischen Mittelalters war zwar unter seinen Schülern und Enkelschülern nie ganz in Vergessenheit geraten. Doch offenkundig mußte erst die westöstliche Spaltung des Kontinents im Kalten Krieg überwunden werden, damit neue, konzentrierte Anläufe zur Realisierung des umstürzenden... more...