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  • The Postnational Fantasyby Masood Ashraf Raja; Jason W. Ellis; Swaralipi Nandi

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    In twelve critical and interdisciplinary essays, this text examines the relationship between the fantastic in novels, movies and video games and real-world debates about nationalism, globalization and cosmopolitanism. Topics covered include science fiction and postcolonialism, issues of ethnicity, nation and transnational discourse. Altogether, these... more...

  • Fast Slideby Melanie Jackson

    Orca Book Publishers 2010; US$ 9.95

    Clay Gibson, teen lifeguard, has to solve the mystery of the emptied register. more...

  • The Aftermathby Sara Michelle

    Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95

    From what we’ve calculated, it’s been seven days since The End. We don’t really have a more suitable name for it. There was absolutely no warning. It was three days after Christmas. We were alone and scared. Nobody expected the theories and stories to actually come true. After 2012 passed with no strange activity, the whole idea of the... more...

  • The Mysteries of the Citiesby Stephen Knight

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    A popular crime genre in the nineteenth century, urban mysteries have largely been ignored ever since. This historical and critical text examines the origins of the innovative genre, which grappled with the rise of enormous, anonymous cities, beginning in France in 1842, then spreading rapidly across the continent and to America and Australia. Writers... more...

  • Ideologies of Identity in Adolescent Fictionby Robyn McCallum; Jack D. Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Imaginary Communitiesby Phillip Wegner

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    Drawing from literary history, social theory, and political critique, this far-reaching study explores the utopian narrative as a medium for understanding the social space of the modern nation-state. Considering the narrative utopia from its earliest manifestation in Thomas More's sixteenth-century work Utopia to some of the most influential utopias... more...

  • The History of Science Fictionby Dr Adam Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 31.00

    The History of Science Fiction traces the origin and development of science fiction from Ancient Greece up to the present day. The author is both an academic literary critic and acclaimed creative writer of the genre. Written in lively, accessible prose it is specifically designed to bridge the worlds of academic criticism and SF fandom. more...

  • God of the Fairy Taleby Jim Ware

    The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.99

    What Treasures Are Hidden in the Enchanted Woods? More than just bedtime traditions, more than simple children?s literature, the most enduring stories are echoes of the greatest of all stories, the Gospel. God of the Fairy Tale is a collection of spiritual reflections on the truths found in classic fairy tales, truths that point us to the ultimate... more...

  • Whodunit?by Rosemary Herbert

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 26.99

    Who populates the pages of crime and mystery writing? Who are the characters we willingly follow into the mystery genre's uneasy imaginative territory? And who created those characters in the first place? What life experience and expertise informs their work? What are the sources of their themes, regional accents, and even the axes that some grind?... more...

  • Atrocity and Amnesiaby Robert Boyers

    Oxford University Press, USA 1987; US$ 29.99

    Working deliberately against the grain of assumptions dominant in the contemporary literary academy, Boyers examines novels by Gunter Grass, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Milan Kundera and others, arguing that it is necessary to speak of character, ethics, and philosophic purpose if one is to understand these works. A penetrating study, Atrocity and Amnesia... more...