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  • Geocriticismby Bertrand Westphal; Jr. Robert T. Tally

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    Here, Bertrand Westphal providesa theoretical foundation and a critical exploration of geocriticism, an interdisciplinary approach to understanding literature in relation to space and place. Drawing on diverse thinkers, Westphal argues that a geocritical approach enables novel ways of seeing literary texts and conducting literary studies. more...

  • Marlene Dietrichby Steven Bach

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    From the stages of Berlin to anti-Nazi efforts and silver-screen stardom, Steven Bach reveals the fascinating woman behind the myth surrounding Marlene Dietrich in a biography that will stand as the ultimate authority on a singular star. Based on six years of research and hundreds of interviews--including conversations with Dietrich--this is the life... more...

  • Contemporary Adolescent Literature and Cultureby Dr Mary Hilton; Professor Maria Nikolajeva; Professor Claudia Nelson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Offering a wide range of critical perspectives, this volume explores the moral, ideological and literary landscapes in fiction and other cultural productions aimed at young adults. Topics examined are adolescence and the natural world, nationhood and identity, the mapping of sexual awakening onto postcolonial awareness, hybridity and trans-racial... more...

  • slope (NHB Modern Plays)by pamela carter

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    An intimate and hedonistic examination of a nineteenth-century love triangle, slope explores the affair between the poets Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud, and its impact on Verlaine's young wife, Mathilde. Their verbal sparring is scabrous and hilarious, and their rollercoaster relationships as passionate and claustrophobic as they are cruel... more...

  • Cassandraby Pierre de Ronsard; Clive Lawrence

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 15.11

    The sonnet sequence Les Amours de Cassandre, first published in 1552, established Pierre de Ronsard as the outstanding French poet of his time. He was mentioned approvingly by Montaigne, admired throughout Europe, and fted by the French Crown and foreign monarchs such as Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I. Based to some degree on a real relationship... more...

  • Quantum Poeticsby Gwyneth Lewis

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 13.05

    ?In this innovative series of public lectures at Newcastle University, leading contemporary poets speak about the craft and practice of poetry to audiences drawn from both the city and the university. The lectures are then published in book form by Bloodaxe, giving readers everywhere the oppor-tunity to learn what the poets themselves think about... more...

  • Teatrophy: Three More Playsby Peter Carlaftes

    Three Rooms Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    In Teatrophy: Three More Plays, critically-acclaimed playwright/author/poet Peter Carlaftes offers a trio of brilliant and intense modern plays that inspire on both page and stage. In Anti,? Carlaftes explores a frightening futurein which government surveillance and data mining is the normthrough the eyes of a theater director on the verge of giving... more...

  • Where the words end and my body beginsby Amber Dawn

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    The first full-length poetry collection by the author of the Lambda Literary Award-winning novel Sub Rosa . more...

  • Gut Reichentalby Clemens Jaincker

    tredition 2015; US$ 3.69

    Der Roman beschreibt ein Beziehungsdrama, welches zum Teil klassische literarische Motive verarbeitet und so dem Leser ein unterhaltsames Panorama an Affren und Liebesbeziehungen in gehobenen Gesellschaftskreisen prsentiert.   Biographische Informationen Clemens Jaincker, geb. 1939 in Baden b. Wien, Kindheit im Haus der Gromutter im Triestingtal/N,... more...

  • World of Theatre 2003 Editionby Ian Herbert; Nicole Leclercq

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 185.00

    Edited by Ian Herbert, President of the International Association of Theatre Critics, Secretary of the Drama Section of the Critics' Circle in London, and editor of Theatre Record, the chronicle of the British stage, and Nicole Leclercq, Archives et Muse de la Littrature , Brussels, the World of Theatre is a lavishly illustrated biennial publication... more...