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- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00
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...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 21.95
The team behind the New York Times bestseller The Book of General Ignorance turns conventional biography on its head?and shakes out the good stuff. Following their Herculean?or is it Sisyphean??efforts to save the living from ignorance, the two wittiest Johns in the English language turn their attention to the dead. As the authors themselves... more...
- Random House of Canada 2009; US$ 19.50
From one of Canada?s most respected and recognizable journalists comes a collection of the best interviews with the leading thinkers and cultural icons of our time, from the country?s most trusted interview show. An extraordinary selection from Newsworld?s Mansbridge One on One , including politicians, journalists, arts and sports figures and newsmakers... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 91.00
This publication will fill a gap in the bibliographic reference shelf by identifying historical novels for both adult and young adult readers. ^IAmerican Historical Fiction^R contains over 3,000 titles set in states and historical regions of the United States. Entries are organized by time period. The newest titles, as well as old favorites, are covered.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 84.00
White provides the most comprehensive scholarly compilation of fictional work of legal suspense in existence. Primarily a bibliography of novels, it also annotates plays, scripts for film and television, novelizations, and short-story collections about lawyers and the law. The idea behind the principal of selection is to disdain labels that reduce... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 200.00
Distinguished linguistics scholar Anatoly Liberman set out the frame for this volume in An Analytic Dictionary of English Etymology. Here, Liberman's landmark scholarship lay the groundwork for his forthcoming multivolume analytic dictionary of the English language. A Bibliography of English Etymology is a broadly conceptualized reference tool... more...
- Knopf Canada 2009; US$ 21.00
?I know you?re very busy, Mr. Harper. We?re all busy. But every person has a space next to where they sleep, whether a patch of pavement or a fine bedside table. In that space, at night, a book can glow. And in those moments of docile wakefulness, when we begin to let go of the day, then is the perfect time to pick up a book and be someone else, somewhere... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.95
How do you keep up in the age of information when there's so much to know and so little time? Here's the ideal solution: a practical book of knowledge offering in-depth analysis, detailed interpretation, and penetrating insight into the key concepts, the most influential minds, and the major intellectual movements in history. A World of Ideas is an... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00
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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
Despite the influence of African American music and study as a worldwide phenomenon, no comprehensive and fully annotated reference tool currently exists that covers the wide range of genres. This much needed bibliography fills an important gap in this research area and will prove an indispensable resource for librarians and scholars studying African... more...