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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set complements the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99
Taking you through the year day by day, The Scarborough Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the town. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults of... more...
- The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 12.99
From the early poems in Marginal Zones which won the Patrick Kavanagh Award when he was 22 to his breakthrough collections, The Ledger of Fruitful Exchange, which received the O'Shaughnessy Award for Poetry (1998), recent Bring Everything, Peter Sirr's Selected Poems represents a winnowing of ?ve substantial, signi?cant books ?? with the bonus of previously... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 10.14
By the time of his death in January 1996, Norman MacCaig was known widely as the grand old man of Scottish poetry, honoured by an OBE and the Queen's Medal for Poetry. This book is a celebration of MacCaig's life - 2010 is the hundredth anniversary of his birth - and it features 100 of his best poems, edited by his son Ewen. more...
Die Lust am Töten - Der weibliche Vampir in der russischen Literatur von Aleksej Tolstoj und Ivan TurgenevDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 32.81
Hauptbeschreibung Man nenne sie Lamia, Lillith und Empuse. Die Gestalt der Wiedergängerin, des weiblichen Vampirs, 'geistert' schon seit langem im kulturellen Gedächtnis der Menschheit herum und stellt, nicht zuletzt wegen ihres verworfenen Frauenbildes, ein interessantes Forschungsfeld dar. Als Personifikation der menschlichen Ängste vor Tod und... more...
- Ransom Publishing 2013; US$ 6.99
Jack is the youngest cadet to be chosen by the RAF to learn to fly a glider. He hopes that when he is older he may be able to fly real planes in the war. However, for all his flying prowess, he has a fear of coming in to land. Cecil thinks this weakness makes Jack unsuited to flying and when Jack makes a dangerous mistake, Cecil's determined he'll... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 31.00
- Die unmittelbare Begegnung mit der Epoche: Umgang mit Originalen, Verstehen und Missverstehen frühneuzeitlicher Dokumente - Der vermittelte Zugang zur Epoche: Epochenbegriff und Epochengrenzen, Forschungs- und Wirkungsgeschichte - Der frühneuzeitliche Literaturbegriff: Text und Intertextualität, Rhetorik und Schreibpraxis, Autor und Medien, Gattungen... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 30.52
J.R.R. Tolkien entführt in den Romanen "Der Herr der Ringe" und "Der Hobbit" die Leser nach Mittelerde - eine mit Hobbits, Elben, Zwergen und Orks bevölkerte Fantasiewelt. Damit schuf er eine eigene Mythologie, die das Fantasy-Genre bis heute prägt und auch im Kino für Blockbuster gut ist. Tolkien hat nie ein Geheimnis daraus gemacht,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Long overshadowed by her more widely read and reprinted son Anthony, Frances Trollope is almost exclusively remembered for her travel writing and especially for the notoriously controversial Domestic Manners of the Americans . Her impressively prolific career as a writer, however, covered and transgressed several genres, and spanned the early 1830s... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2008; US$ 23.33
A Family History of Smoking is a compelling memoir about two European families living through the last gasps of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. From great-grandfather David, who saw his family's fortunes decline with the gradual rise of anti-Semitism, to the ultra-modern, glamorous mother who held her family together through World War II, Andrew Riemer... more...