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  • Reading Harry Potter Again: New Critical Essaysby Giselle Anatol

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 49.00

    As was argued in Reading Harry Potter: Critical Essays (Praeger, 2003), interpreting the underlying messages and themes of the Harry Potter series is vital for understanding the ways in which we perceive and interact with each other in contemporary society. The novels and corresponding film adaptations have broken records with their astonishing sales... more...

  • Antigoneby Sophocles

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 7.99

    The NHB Drama Classi series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...

  • Bedouin of the London Evening: Collected Poemsby Rosemary Tonks

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    The "disappearance" of the poet Rosemary Tonks in the 1970s was one of the literary world's most tantalising mysteries - the subject of a BBC feature in 2009 called The Poet Who Vanished. After publishing two extraordinary poetry collections - and six satirical novels - she turned her back on the literary world after a series of personal tragedies... more...

  • A Charmed Lifeby Francis Bridger

    The Crown Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.00

    In this enlightening look at J.K. Rowling's phenomenal bestsellers, a Christian minister illuminates the powerful, positive message Harry Potter and his magical world bring to readers of all ages. Potter fever has swept the world and shows no signs of abating. The books and the recent movie have attracted millions of followers and fans, all of them... more...

  • The Theatre of Howard Barkerby Charles Lamb

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    In this second, fully revised edition of his acclaimed study of Barker's work, Charles Lamb sets out to make emotional sense of the characters and their interactions. This is a detailed exploration of the 'scene of seduction' - the challenge, the secret, the abject and the catastrophic, processes which dominate Barker's work. For Lamb, the power... more...

  • White Corridorby Christopher Fowler

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    From using crackpot psychics to cutting-edge forensics, Arthur Bryant and John May are famous for their maddeningly unorthodox approach to solving crimes that the ordinary police cannot. Now Christopher Fowler, “a new master of the classical detective story,”* brings back crime detection’s oddest—and oldest—couple to solve the ultimate locked room... more...

  • Uncle Vanyaby Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95 US$ 3.44

    Uncle Vanya is one of Anton Checkov's four major plays. It was first performed in 1900, the year after its publication, under direction by the celebrated Konstantin Stanislavski. The text reworks an earlier play by Checkov, The Wood Demon . Critics have attempted to follow Checkov's method and artistic development by tracking the changes he... more...

  • Proeven van Geneeskundeby Pieter Reitsma

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 10.50

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  • Two Playsby David Almond

    Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 12.95

    David Almond turns his talents to drama in these two plays. Skellig is the dramatization of his highly acclaimed novel. What has Michael found in the derelict garage? What is this creature that lies in the darkness? Is it human, or a strange beast never seen before? And what will happen in the world when he carries it out into the light? Wild Girl,... more...

  • Poetikenby Monika Schmitz-Emans; Uwe Lindemann; Manfred Schmeling; Kai Fischer; Anne Rennig; Christian Winterhalter

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 280.00

    Reflexionen über Dichtung, über Voraussetzungen, Funktionen und Effekte dichterischer Texte, über poetische Gattungen, Darstellungsweisen und Kommunikationsformen, über die Beziehung zwischen dichterischer Rede und ihren Gegenständen haben die Entstehung dichterischer Werke seit der Antike begleitet. Die Vorstellungen davon, was überhaupt... more...