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  • Solid Objectsby Douglas Mao

    Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 39.00

    In this provocative and wide-ranging study, Douglas Mao argues that a profound tension between veneration of human production and anxiety about production's dangers lay at the heart of literary modernism. Focusing on the work of Virginia Woolf, Wyndham Lewis, Ezra Pound, and Wallace Stevens, Mao shows that modernists were captivated by physical objects,... more...

  • My Realityby Melissa Rycroft

    Gallery Books 2012; US$ 25.00

    The star of The Bachelor, Dancing With The Stars, and special correspondent for Good Morning America shares her story with warmth, enthusiasm, and humor. Best known as the girl who was proposed to by The Bachelor star Jason Mesnick and then dumped on national TV six weeks later, Melissa Rycroft immediately turned her life around. Now married... more...

  • Architecture of the Novelby Jane Vandenburgh; Anne Lamott

    Counterpoint 2010; US$ 15.95

    Jane Vandenburgh, the author of two highly acclaimed novels and a recent memoir, offers aspiring writers the tools to create powerful and unique novels filled not only with good writing but also dynamic storytelling. Architecture of the Novel is an ambitious blueprint for writers, one that reveals the underlying machinery that propels a plot that... more...

  • 1001 More Humorous Illustrations for Public Speakingby Michael Hodgin

    Zondervan 2010; US$ 15.99

    1001 More Humorous Illustrations for Public Speaking, much like its rib-tickling predecessor, is a gold mine of one-liners, jokes, and humorous anecdotes for almost any topic. more...

  • Humphrey Bogartby David Thomson

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 8.99

    "Look, I'm hardly pretty, he seems to say. I sound like gravel; I look rough and tough; and, honest, I don't give you the soft, foolish answers the pretty boys will give you. You may not like what I say, but you better believe it." He became a legend as "Bogie," the world-weary, wisecracking outsider, but in reality Humphrey Bogart was plagued by... more...

  • Performance and Politics in Popular Dramaby David Bradby; Louis James; Bernard Sharratt

    Cambridge University Press 1980; US$ 44.00

    Since the beginning of the nineteenth-century, many forms of theatre have been called 'popular', but in the twentieth-century the term 'popular drama' has taken on definite political overtones, often indicating a repudiation of 'commercial theatre'. Does this mean that political theatre is or tries to be more attractive to more people than commercial... more...

  • Cinema and the Urban Poor in South Indiaby Sara Dickey

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 46.00

    This study of the Indian cinema is concerned particularly with cinema-goers in Madurai, a city in Tamil Nadu, South India. more...

  • Kenneth Burkeby Robert Wess

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 36.00

    This 1996 book examines Burke's works and shows how they anticipate key postmodern concepts of rhetoric and subjectivity. more...

  • Possible Worlds in Literary Theoryby Ruth Ronen

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 36.00

    The philosophical concept of 'possible worlds' used to explain theoretical problems of fictionality and narrativity. more...

  • Theories of Mimesisby Arne Melberg

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 28.00

    The theory and history of mimesis, and its relevance to modern theories of literature. more...