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- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 74.99
This is a comparative study of modernity in the works of Lord Dunsany, H. P. Lovecraft, and Ray Bradbury, noted writers of fantastic fiction. The books examines how these authors addressed modernity by creating short stories that were in some sense "nostalgic" for a lost time or imaginary culture that they called home. more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 4.99
In this invaluable guide, thriller master Michael Newton shows you how to develop compelling plots and intriguing characters that grab readers from page 1 and won?t let them go. You?ll learn how to craft heroes and villains that are both believable and original and ground them in situations that push them to the limits of physical, emotional, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 250.00
The Gothic World offers an overview of this popular field whilst also extending critical debate in exciting new directions such as film, politics, fashion, architecture, fine art and cyberculture. Structured around the principles of time, space and practice, and including a detailed general introduction, the five sections look at: Gothic Histories... more...
- Bernard Campiche Editeur 2013; US$ 10.99
Cela, on ne l’avait pas vu depuis longtemps. Depuis ces pages qui vous restent en troublante mémoire. Et qui sont par exemple ces histoires de fonctionnaire chez Adolf Muschg, du laitier chez Peter Bichsel ou encore cette ironie particulière de Jean-Marc Lovay qui invente la vacuité des écrivains romands dans l’exil de ses Conférences aux antipodes... more...
- Open Court 2013; US$ 21.95
Throughout history, human beings have been strangely fascinated by the monstrous and the macabre. In Horror and the Holy, a study of the classic horror story, Kirk Schneider explains the compelling power of such tales as a result of our thirst for the sacred, and identifies elements of the holy in familiar blood-curdling yarns. True horror arises... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 24.95
Science Fiction is a fascinating and comprehensive introduction to one of the most popular areas of modern culture. This second edition reflects how the field is rapidly changing in both its practice and its critical reception. With an entirely new conclusion and all other chapters fully reworked and updated, this volume includes: a concise... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95
Global Crusoe travels across the twentieth-century globe to explore the huge variety of contemporary incarnations of Daniel Defoe's intrepid character. Reading texts by authors such as Nadine Gordimer, Bessie Head, Derek Walcott and J.M. Coetzee, Fallon argues that the twentieth-century Crusoe is not a lone, struggling survivor, but a cosmopolitan... more...
- De Gruyter 1998; US$ 133.00
This comparison of 10 Bildungsromane (novels of formation) in German and French from the mid 19th century to the present is motivated by a dual interest. It sets out both to investigate the relations between literature and music and to elucidate the concept of Bildung. The study examines works such as George Sand's "Consuelo", Romain Rolland's "Jean-Christophe",... more...