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  • Writing and Selling Romantic Comedy Screenplaysby Craig Batty; Helen Jacey

    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 16.49

    What happens when 'happy ever after' isn't quite so simple? Today's attitudes to love and romance are as varied and diverse as individuals, and audiences want and need more sophisticated, authentic films that show how we live and love now. So what does this mean for the screenwriter developing a romcom? And how do they write heart-warming stories for... more...

  • Schreiben an den Grenzen der Spracheby Marisa Siguan

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The linguae& litterae series, edited by Peter Auer, Gesa von Essen and Werner Frick, documents the research activities of the School of Languageand Literature of the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS). These research activities in literary studies and linguistics are characterized by an approach that is theoretically... more...

  • The Geocritical Legacies of Edward W. Saidby Robert T. Tally Jr.

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Edward W. Said is considered one of the most influential literary and postcolonial theorists in the world. Affirming Said's multifaceted and enormous critical impact, this collection features essays that highlight the significance of Said's work for contemporary spatial criticism, comparative literary studies, and the humanities in general. more...

  • Chaos and Orderby N. Katherine Hayles

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 32.00 US$ 27.20

    The scientific discovery that chaotic systems embody deep structures of order is one of such wide-ranging implications that it has attracted attention across a spectrum of disciplines, including the humanities. In this volume, fourteen theorists explore the significance for literary and cultural studies of the new paradigm of chaotics, forging connections... more...

  • Romantic Localitiesby Christoph Bode; Jacqueline Labbe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Romantic Localities explores the ways in which Romantic-period writers of varying nationalities responded to languages, landscapes – both geographical and metaphorical – and literatures. more...

  • Blues - Philosophy for Everyoneby Fritz Allhoff; Jesse R. Steinberg; Abrol Fairweather; Bruce Iglauer

    Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.50

    The philosophy of the blues From B.B. King to Billie Holiday, Blues music not only sounds good, but has an almost universal appeal in its reflection of the trials and tribulations of everyday life. Its ability to powerfully touch on a range of social and emotional issues is philosophically inspiring, and here, a diverse range of thinkers and musicians... more...

  • Writing & Selling - Crime Film Screenplaysby Karen Lee Street

    Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 16.49

    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...

  • Ethics and Aesthetics in European Modernist Literatureby David Ellison

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 29.00

    David Ellison's book is an investigation into the historical origins and textual practice of European literary Modernism. more...

  • 1913by Jean-Michel Rabaté

    Wiley 2008; US$ 121.95 US$ 109.75

    This innovative book puts modernist literature in its cultural, intellectual, and global context, within the framework of the year 1913. Broadens the analysis of canonical texts and artistic events by showing their cultural and global parallels Examines a number of simultaneous artistic, literary, and political endeavours including those... more...

  • Women's Reading in Britain, 1750–1835by Jacqueline Pearson

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 37.00

    The first broad overview and detailed analysis of female reading audiences in this period. more...