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  • Die Biographie ? Zur Grundlegung ihrer Theorieby Bernhard Fetz; Hannes Schweiger

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    The first volume uses case studies as exemplars to illuminate the historical development of the genre, while the second volume presents chapters on a theory of biography focussing on central aspects such as the connection between biography, archive and cultural memory, biography and mediality (writing, film, photography), biography and psychoanalysis,... more...

  • Die Biographie ? Beitršge zu ihrer Geschichteby Wilhelm Hemecker; Wolfgang Kreutzer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    The volume reflects the history of modern biography since Johann Gottfried Herder. The historical status and methodology of significant paradigm-forming biographies are systematically examined. The processes deployed here are principally those of hermeneutics, ideology critique and narratology. Together with the volume Die Biographie - Zur Grundlegung... more...

  • Food Lit: A Reader's Guide to Epicurean Nonfictionby Melissa Stoeger

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 60.00

    An essential tool for assisting leisure readers interested in topics surrounding food, this unique book contains annotations and read-alikes for hundreds of nonfiction titles about the joys of comestibles and cooking. more...

  • The Obits: The New York Times Annual 2012by William McDonald; Pete Hamill

    Workman Publishing Company 2011; US$ 13.95

    The obits. It?s the first section many of us turn to when we open the paper, not to see who died, but rather to find out about who lived to discover the interesting lives of people who?ve made a mark. A new annual that collects nearly 300 of the best of The New York Times obituaries from the previous year, The Obits Annual 2012 is a compelling,... more...

  • The Recorderby Richard W. Griscom; David Lasocki

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00

    A Choice "Best Academic" book in its first edition, The Recorder remains an essential resource for anyone who wants to know about this instrument. This new edition is thoroughly redone, takes account of the publishing activity of the years since its first publication, and still follows the original organization. more...

  • Index and Finding List of Serials Published in the British Isles, 1789--1832by William S. Ward

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Growth of interest in the periodical literature of the past has emphasized increasingly the need for specialized hand lists, a need which the American Union List of Serials , the British Union Catalogue of the Periodical Publications in the University Libraries of the British Isles , and other existing indexes cannot answer. To satisfy one area... more...

  • Leopoldo Alas (ClarŪn)by NoŽl Valis

    Boydell & Brewer 2002; US$ 99.00

    Novelist-critic Leopoldo Alas's reputation suffered neglect and silent reproval during much of the twentieth century, especially under the Franco regime, but his reputation has now achieved classic status in Spain. Clearly related to this is the great increase in the number of translations - Julian Barnes called La Regenta 'the foreign classic tardily... more...

  • The Book of Lost Booksby Stuart Kelly

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.99

    In an age when deleted scenes from Adam Sandler movies are saved, it?s sobering to realize that some of the world?s greatest prose and poetry has gone missing. This witty, wry, and unique new book rectifies that wrong. Part detective story, part history lesson, part exposť, The Book of Lost Books is the first guide to literature?s what-ifs and never-weres.... more...

  • Great Books About Things Kids Loveby Kathleen Odean

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.99

    BOOKS THAT TURN CHILDREN INTO LIFE-LONG READERS! Most children want to read a book because it's about something they love or are curious about--dinosaurs, magic tricks, ballerinas, sports, secret codes, and a host of other topics. Now with this unique book, Kathleen Odean, current chair of the Newberry Award committee and author of Great Books for... more...

  • Books to Build Onby E.D. Jr Hirsch

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.99

    A companion volume to the highly successful series of textbooks for grades one through six, Books to Build On lists books and other print resources--organized by topic--related to the material covered in the textbooks, designed to encourage further study. more...