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  • Literary Educationby James Gribble

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 29.00

    This book is an attempt to offer a justification for the teaching of literature in schools and universities, and is intended as a contribution to the philosophy of literary education. The issues which Dr Gribble discusses could all be bracketed under the general heading of the relationship between literature and life. The book is written for those... more...

  • In Vino Veritasby Nicholas O. Warner

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    This is a systematically arranged, annotated collection of outstanding literary works dealing with drink. The book centers on some of the most enduring themes in both literary depictions of drinking and alcohol research: causes of drinking; effects of drinking; drinking and family life; drinking and gender; the tavern; and the spiritual dimension of... more...

  • The Profession of Teaching Literatureby Carlos Ceia

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 159.95

    After a first comprehensive revision of the meaning of professionalism in literary studies today, both at universities and in other places where literature is being taught, written and reviewed, I deal with particular problems that are affecting literary studies today. I look at how they are developed in academic curriculum, how they are being studied... more...

  • The Ashes Quiz Bookby Hugh Larkin

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.99

    Are you a cricket fan? Do you eagerly await the biennial Test cricket series between England and Australia? Are you an expert on all the facts and figures relating to the Ashes? If so, you are certain to want to have a go at answering the 250 challenging questions in The Ashes Quiz Book. In 1993, which England captain resigned after four Tests, when... more...

  • On Cringila Hillby Noel Beddoe

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    The best new Australian crime novel since Peter Temple’s The Broken Shore When a teenage boy is killed in a drive-by shooting, the events that unfold rock the lives of the migrant families of Cringila. School friends Jimmy and Piggy have witnessed the violent crime, but need to protect their fledgling drug business. After seasoned police detective... more...

  • Talks on the Study of Literatureby Arlo Bates

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    American-born critic Arlo Bates started his career as a journalist and editor, but later turned his efforts to analyzing and championing English literature, which led to him becoming a professor of English at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This collection brings together a series of enlightening lectures that Bates presented about literature... more...

  • The Shape of Contentby Chandler Davis; Marjorie Senechal; Jan Zwicky

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 44.95

    This book is a collection of creative pieces—poems, short stories, essays, play excerpts—that give shape to mathematical and scientific content. This book portrays by example how various people work creatively with ideas from mathematics and other sciences. Creative writing about the content of mathematics and science is rare, and creative writing... more...

  • Top Secret Files: American Revolutionby Stephanie Bearce

    Sourcebooks 2014; US$ 8.95

    George Washington had his own secret agents, hired pirates to fight the British, and helped Congress smuggle weapons, but you won't learn that in your history books! Learn the true stories of the American Revolution and how spies used musket balls, books, and laundry to send messages. Discover the female Paul Revere, solve a spy puzzle, and make your... more...

  • Love on the Racksby Michelle Nolan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95

    For the better part of three decades romance comics were an American institution. Nearly 6,000 romance comics were published between 1947 and 1977, and there was a time when one of every five comics sold in the U.S. was a romance comic. This is the first book devoted entirely to the rarely studied world of romance comics. The text includes information... more...

  • Nature, Politics, and the Artsby Hermione de Almeida; Nina Auerbach; John Clubbe; Carl Dawson; William Theodore de Bary; George H. Gilpin; William Carl Gilpin; Jonathan Gross; Regina Hewitt; Steven E. Jones; Marsha Manns; Martin Meisel; Anne K. Mellor; Morton D. Paley; Robert L. Patten; Donald H. Reiman; Ben P. Robertson; Robert M. Ryan; G. Thomas Tanselle; Carol Kyros Walker; Elizabeth Kowaleski Wallace

    University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 94.00

    This interdisciplinary book honors Columbia professor and New York intellectual Carl Woodring. The depth of these original perspectives on the literature, art, politics, science, and philosophy of transatlantic nineteenth-century culture will foster future conversations. more...