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  • Graphic Justiceby Thomas Giddens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The intersections of law and contemporary culture are vital for comprehending the meaning and significance of law in today?s world. Far from being unsophisticated mass entertainment, comics and graphic fiction both imbue our contemporary culture, and are themselves imbued, with the concerns of law and justice. Accordingly, and spanning a wide variety... more...

  • The Literature Workbookby Clara Calvo; Jean Jacques Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 40.95

    The Literature Workbook is a practical introductory textbook for literary studies, which can be used either for independent study or as part of a taught class. Laying the ground for further study, The Literature Workbook introduces the beginning student to the essential analytic and interpretative skills that are needed for literary appreciation... more...

  • Ruminations on Twentysomething Lifeby Aaron Karo

    Touchstone 2005; US$ 16.95

    IS THERE LIFE AFTER COLLEGE? In this sidesplitting follow-up to his smash hit, Ruminations on College Life, Aaron Karo takes readers on another outrageous journey -- this time through his early twenties. With hilarious anecdotes and irreverent observations, Karo captures the twentysomething experience like never before and answers the question,... more...

  • A Companion to European Romanticismby Michael Ferber

    Wiley 2008; US$ 240.00 US$ 208.00

    This companion is the first book of its kind to focus on the whole of European Romanticism. Describes the way in which the Romantic Movement swept across Europe in the early nineteenth century. Covers the national literatures of France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia and Spain. Addresses common themes that cross national borders,... more...

  • Margins in the Classroomby Kostas Myrsiades; Linda S. Myrsiades

    University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 60.00

    Brings together established scholars and emerging voices from diverse backgrounds to show how politics and theory can and do affect the most pressing problems confronting the contemporary teacher of literature. The essays in this volume go beyond questioning and examining existing practices to suggest fresh approaches to teaching the expanding literary... more...

  • Uses of Literatureby Rita Felski

    Wiley 2009; US$ 110.00 US$ 95.33

    Uses of Literature bridges the gap between literary theory and common-sense beliefs about why we read literature. Explores the diverse motives and mysteries of why we read Offers four different ways of thinking about why we read literature - for recognition, enchantment, knowledge, and shock Argues for a new “phenomenology” in... more...

  • Bootlegby Damon Wayans

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 9.75

    Nothing is too outrageous for Damon Wayans. Whether he's talking about family, celebrities, racism, relationships, politics, or sex, Damon takes no prisoners. And in Bootleg, he brings it all on, uncut and uncensored: Marriage... What are the scariest words known to man? "Till death do us part." Why not until my car breaks down? Or until I run out... more...

  • The Great Thoughts, Revised and Updatedby George Seldes

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.00

    Upon its publication, George Seldes's The Great Thoughts instantly took its place as a classic--a treasure house of the seminal ideas that have shaped the intellectual history of the world down through the ages.  Seldes, a pivotal figure in the history of American journalism and a tireless researcher, spent the better part of his extraordinary lifetime... more...

  • You Know You're Middle-Aged Alison Rattle

    Michael O'Mara 2011; US$ 0.99

    Do you feel like all your friends are 'getting old and boring', but you are getting younger by the day? Can you be heard saying the phrase '40 is the new 20'? Is your wardrobe on-trend, but for the second time round? It's official, you're in denial. You are middle-aged! You Know You're Middle-Aged When.. . is a hilarious collection of stories, anecdotes... more...

  • I Hate Christmasby Daniel Blythe

    Allison & Busby 2010; US$ 9.99

    Does the sight of a house festooned in glowing coloured bulbs with an illuminated reindeer in the garden bring you out in a cold sweat? Or is the thought of endless cold turkey sandwiches enough to make you become a vegetarian? And what of the adorable little carol singers - does their out-of-tune wailing and screeching set your teeth on edge? And... more...