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  • Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversionby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 25.95

    As Jack Zipes convincingly shows in this classic work, fairy tales have always been a powerful discourse, capable of being used to shape or destabilize attitudes and behavior within culture. How and why did certain authors try to influence children or social images of children? more...

  • Hollow Earthby David Standish

    Da Capo Press 2007; US$ 16.95

    A remarkable cultural history of what might exist under the Earth?s surface-as reflected in mythology, religion, science, literature, and good old crackpottery more...

  • Poetik des Briefromansby Gideon Stiening; Robert Vellusig

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    The ?novel in letters? is regarded as the epitome of sentimentality, yet its forms of expression are actually more nuanced than the typical verdict of literary historians would suggest. Based upon a consideration of the epistemological and media-historical contexts of the epistolary novel, this volume presents illustrative interpretations that reveal... more...

  • Conspiracy of Secretsby Bobbie Neate

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 8.74

    This is an engaging biographical detective story delving into a dark and mysterious family secret?who was Louis T Stanley? Now a hundred years later the story of one of the greatest cover-ups in British political history is revealed by Louis T Stanley?s step-daughter. Louis T Stanley was the illegitimate son of the serving Prime Minister of Great Britain,... more...

  • Ghostly Tales of Michiganby Ryan Jacobson

    Adventure Publications 2010; US$ 5.99

    This collection features 27 of the scariest, most surprising ghost stories of Michigan; they're perfect for sharing beside the campfire. more...

  • Minnesota Hauntingsby Ryan Jacobson

    Adventure Publications 2010; US$ 5.99

    This collection features only the scariest, most surprising Minnesota ghost stories. Each of the 21 tales is reportedly true! more...

  • Ghostly Tales of Wisconsinby Ryan Jacobson

    Adventure Publications 2009; US$ 5.99

    This collection features only the scariest, most surprising ghostly tales of Wisconsin. The stories are perfect for sharing aloud. more...

  • Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversionby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    The fairy tale may be one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. But until Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid to the ways in which the writers and collectors of tales used traditional forms and genres in order to shape children's lives ? their behavior, values, and relationship... more...

  • Transnational Gothicby Monika Elbert; Bridget M. Marshall

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    Presenting a variety of approaches to late eighteenth-and nineteenth-century Gothic literature, this collection provides a transnational view of the emergence and flowering of the Gothic. Its focus on British, American, Continental, Caribbean and Asian literature deepens our understanding of the Gothic as not merely a national but a global aesthetic. more...

  • Voices of the Futureby Etan Thomas

    Haymarket Books 2013; US$ 16.00

    NBA star Etan Thomas helps give voice to the poetic and socially conscious ideas of young people. more...