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  • The Hairy Apeby Eugene O'Neill

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    One of the most significant plays of the twentieth century, Eugene O'Neill's The Hairy Ape is still as startlingly fresh and innovative as it was when it was first published nearly a hundred years ago. Primal working man Yank feels at home in the harsh but familiar environment of a ship's engine room, but a chance encounter with a wealthy... more...

  • How to Write a Playby Various

    The Floating Press 1916; US$ 6.99

    An education is likely to take the dramatist a great deal of time - unless he is so fortunate as to be a genius. Perhaps the main difference between the play-writing genius and the rest of us is that he can associate but briefly with audiences and know it all, whereas we must spend our lives at it and know but little. I have never happened to hear... more...

  • Metaphor and Writingby Philip Eubanks

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00

    Explains how metaphors, metonymies, and other figures interact to tell us what writing is and what it should do. more...

  • My Spirit Took You Inby Louise Troh; Christine Wicker

    Weinstein Publishing 2015; US$ 26.00

    Louise Trohfiance of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first man ever to die of Ebola in Americabreaks her silence about her experience in this deeply moving memoir, chronicling the decade-long love story that starts in Liberia and ends in an isolation ward in Dallas, Texas. more...

  • The Parameters of Postmodernismby Nicholas Zurbrugg

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Philosophy of Styleby Herbert Spencer

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher and prominent social theorist of the Victorian era. In his work The Philosophy of Style he argues that written language should be as easy to understand as possible, allowing for the most effective and efficient possible communication. His suggestions for sentence structure supported ideas on formalist rhetoric. more...

  • Poetry in a Divided Worldby Henry Gifford

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 36.00

    This book comprises four lectures presented at Trinity College in 1985 concerned with the function and status of poetry in the twentieth century. more...

  • Presidents in the Moviesby Iwan W. Morgan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Cinematic depictions of real U.S. presidents from Abraham Lincoln to George W. Bush explore how Hollywood movies represent American history and politics on screen. more...

  • Psychoanalysis and Filmby Glen O. Gabbard

    Karnac Books 2001; US$ 34.95

    In full acknowledgment of the important cultural significance of film, this outstanding collection of psychoanalytic essays brings a methodological and theoretical sophistication to an absorbing range of film material. From Wild Strawberries and Vertigo to Titanic and Being John Malkovich, this intelligent and enjoyable collection succeedes in combining... more...

  • The Right to Play Oneselfby Thomas Waugh

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 82.50

    "The Right to Play Oneself" collects for the first time Thomas Waugh's essays on the politics, history, and aesthetics of documentary film, written between 1974 and 2008. The title, inspired by Walter Benjamin's and Joris Ivens's manifestos of "committed" documentary from the 19 0s, reflects the book's theme of the... more...