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  • 'A New Type of History'by Beverley Southgate

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Linking fiction with history and historical theory, 'A New Type of History': Fictional Proposals for dealing with the Past focuses on a selection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century novelists ? Tolstoy, Proust, John Cowper Powys, Virginia Woolf, Wyndham Lewis, Penelope Lively, and James Hamilton-Paterson ? who have criticized scientifically based... more...

  • Knockoutby Martin Keune

    be.bra verlag 2015; US$ 0.94

    Berlin, 1932. Ein Leichenfund in der Boxerkneipe Fliegerbombe gibt der Polizei Rätsel auf. Bei den Ermittlungen zwischen Halbweltgrößen, Nazischlägern und Revuegirls gerät Kommissar Sándor Lehman immer tiefer in einen Strudel mysteriöser Ereignisse. Gleichzeitig steht die Weimarer Republik vor dem politischen Knock-out. Als die Reichswehr vor dem Polizeipräsidium... more...

  • Stream of Consciousness: Poetics of the Universalby Wuteh Vakunta

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 18.00

    On perusing Stream of Consciousness: Poetics of the Universal by Peter Wuteh Vakunta, one is struck by the eclectic and englobing nature of themes broached. Vakunta?s poetry is both a transversal and longitudinal dissection of our world. The poet assumes the posture of a divinity casting interrogative glances at the deeds of humans. Not a single terrestrial... more...

  • Science Fictionby Adam Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 26.95

    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 history... more...

  • The A to Z of Fantasy Literatureby Brian Stableford

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    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 Teacher's Resource Guideby

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2009; US$ 17.95

    Even struggling readers will find it hard to resist our exciting series of eBooks in a variety of popular genres. These stories deal with mature themes involving culturally diverse characters. Written specifically for the struggling reader, these fast-paced books maintain student interest until the last page. Questions at the end of each title test... more...

  • Alternate Historyby Kathleen Singles

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    While, strictly speaking, Alternate Histories are not Future Narratives, their analysis can shed a clear light on why Future Narratives are so different from past narratives. Trying to have it both ways, most Alternate Histories subscribe to a conflicting set of beliefs concerning determinism and freedom of choice, contingency and necessity.... more...

  • La lyre, la plume et le tempsby Aude Locatelli

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 154.00

    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... more...

  • Write Short Stories - and Get Them Publishedby Zoe Fairbairns

    Hodder Education 2011; US$ 15.98

    Everything you need not only to craft and shape your short stories, but also how and where to publish them and attract attention from publishers and competition judges. more...

  • The Tale of Terrorby Edith Birkhead

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 5.99

    If you're a true fan of horror fiction, don't miss scholar Edith Birkhead's classic survey of the origins of the genre, The Tale of Terror. Focusing on the early roots of horror in the Romantic and Victorian eras, this comprehensive study offers compelling insight and analysis of well-known tales and obscure gems alike. more...