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  • The Children of Drancyby Hubert Butler

    The Lilliput Press 1988; US$ 19.99

    With Escape from the Anthill, his first volume of essays, Hubert Butler became universally acclaimed as one of Ireland's most enduring and distinctive writers. In this long-awaited sequel he writes with emphasis on Europe and travel in Russia, China, the Adriatic and America during the mid-century. 'His main literary legacy ... is the body of essays... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the First World Warby Vincent Sherry

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00

    A collection of new essays on First World War literature and its contexts. more...

  • Intuitions in Literature, Technology, and Politicsby Alan Ramón Clinton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Using the idea of 'parability,'or the ability for writers to tell improper stories, as a foundation, Alan Ramón Clinton synthesizes a new model for a creative, more daring literary criticism. Sharp and surprising, this wide-ranging project engages with the work of Pynchon, Eco, Forché, Merrill, Weiner, Plath, Ashbery, and Eigner. more...

  • Julia Kristeva (RLE Feminist Theory)by John Lechte

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    A leading literary critic and psychoanalyst, Julia Kristeva is one of the most significant French thinkers writing today. In this up-to-date survey of her work, John Lechte outlines fully and systematically her intellectual development. He traces it from her work on Bakhtin and the logic of poetic language in the 1960s, through her influential theories... more...

  • Man Failby Marion Appleby

    Michael O'Mara 2012; US$ 0.99

    In Man Fail, readers will find a fantastic selection of the side-splitting bloopers, mistakes and misunderstandings that have been boldly uttered by the male sex. Spanning from the rich and famous, to the everyday man on the street and with hilarious anecdotes that defy belief and typify the failings of the male species in general - examples include:'Half... more...

  • The Northrop Frye Quote Bookby John Robert Colombo; Jean O'Grady; Northrop Frye

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 9.99

    Here is a specialized dictionary of quotations based on the thoughts and writings of a single person. It is evidence that there is a Canadian writer of whom it may be said that we as his readers can grow up inside his work "without ever being aware of a circumference." more...

  • Fifteenth-Century Studies 38by Barbara I. Gusick

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00

    Annual collection of essays on diverse aspects of the fifteenth century, this year emphasizing topics in medieval literature. more...

  • Writing & Selling - Crime Film Screenplaysby Karen Lee Street

    Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 15.99

    Aimed at screenwriters, producers, development executives and educators interested in the crime genre, this book provides an invaluable basis for crafting a film story that considers both audience and market expectations without compromising originality. A brief historical overview of the crime genre is presented for context along with an analysis... more...

  • Glad and Sorry Seasonsby Catherine Chandler

    Biblioasis 2014; US$ 16.99

    The winner of the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award explores the extremes of joy and sorrow in a formally diverse collection. more...

  • Writing a Screenplayby John Costello

    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 8.99

    The recent explosion of unsolicited material written for the world's greatest, sexiest entertainment medium has largely produced a mountain of wasted paper. Truth is, the many who write from scratch, no matter how talented, have more chance of winning the lottery than creating an excellent script. The few who achieve success do so because they have... more...