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  • The Literature Review
    The Literature Review (English, Paperback) Diana Ridley

    The complete guide to doing a literature search and review also contains a wealth of features to calm students overwhelmed at the prospect of doing their dissertation or thesis

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  • Of Grammatology
    Of Grammatology (English, Paperback) Jacques Derrida

    One of contemporary criticism's most indispensable works, Of Grammatology is made even more accessible and usable by this new release.

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  • Weatherland
    Weatherland (Paperback) Alexandra Harris

    An account English weather, which is at the very heart of English life and culture, as it is experienced physically, emotionally and spiritually. It catches the distinct voices of compelling individuals: 'Bloody cold', says Jonathan Swift in the 'slobbery' January of 1713; Percy Shelley wants to become a cloud and John Ruskin wants to bottle one.

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  • Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction
    Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Jonathan Culler

    Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction offers insights into theories about the nature of language and meaning, human identity, and the power of language. Fully updated for 2011 and including a new chapter on 'Ethics and aesthetics', it steers a clear and lucid path through an often impenetrable subject.

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  • Gothic
    Gothic (English, Paperback) Fred Botting

    This enduringly popular book has become a classic in the expanding and increasingly popular field of Gothic Studies. This long awaited new edition contains a new chapter on ?Contemporary Gothic', an expanded section on American Gothic and more discussion of the gothic in women's film and writing throughout the book. It is also updated in relation to media and technology with further discussion of...

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  • The Tree
    The Tree (Hardback) John Fowles

    As lyrical and precise as Fowles' novels, The Tree is a provocative meditation on the connection between the natural world and human creativity, and also a rejection of the idea that nature should be tamed for human purpose.

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  • Literary Analysis: The Basics
    Literary Analysis: The Basics (English, Paperback) Celena Kusch

    Literary Analysis: The Basics is an insightful introduction to analysing a wide range of literary forms. Providing a clear outline of the methodologies employed in twenty-first century literary analysis, it introduces readers to the genres, canons, terms, issues, critical approaches, and contexts that affect the analysis of any text. It addresses such questions as:...

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  • Metahistory
    Metahistory (English, Paperback) Hayden White

    This book will be of interest to anyone-in any discipline-who takes the past as a serious object of study.

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  • Dust
    Dust (English, Paperback) Michael Marder

    Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things....

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  • Unclaimed Experience
    Unclaimed Experience (English, Paperback) Cathy Caruth

    Her afterword serves as a decisive intervention in the ongoing discussions in and about the field.

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  • Reader in Comedy
    Reader in Comedy (English, Paperback) Magda Romanska

    This unique anthology presents the most important historical essays on comedy, ranging from antiquity to the present, divided into historical periods and arranged chronologically. Across its span it traces the development of comic theory, highlighting the relationships between comedy, politics, economics, philosophy, religion, and other arts and genres. Students of literature and theatre will find...

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  • An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory
    An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory (English, Paperback) Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle

    Starting at ?the beginning' and concluding with ?the end', the book covers topics that range from the familiar (?character', ?narrative', ?the author') to the more unusual (?secrets', ?pleasure', ?ghosts'). This new edition incorporates five new chapters on ?love', ?wounds', ?bodies', ?the affect effect' and a ?digital supplement'. Instead of relying on abstract ?isms', Bennett and Royle...

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  • Reading the Way of Things
    Reading the Way of Things (English, Paperback) Daniel Coffeen

    A guide to making new sense of the world, critically and generously. A techne for the postmodern world.

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  • Colonialism/Postcolonialism
    Colonialism/Postcolonialism (English, Paperback) Ania Loomba

    Colonialism/Postcolonialism is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the historical, theoretical and political dimensions of colonial and postcolonial studies....

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  • Silence
    Silence (English, Paperback) John Biguenet

    Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things....

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  • Theory of the Novel
    Theory of the Novel (Multiple languages, Hardback) Guido Mazzoni

    In his theory of the novel, Guido Mazzoni explains that novels consist of stories told in any way whatsoever about the experiences of ordinary men and women who exist as contingent beings within time and space. Novels allow readers to step into other lives and other versions of truth, each a small, local world, absolute in its particularity.

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  • Orality and Literacy
    Orality and Literacy (English, Paperback) Walter J. Ong

    Walter J. Ong's classic work provides a fascinating insight into the social effects of oral, written, printed and electronic technologies, and their impact on philosophical, theological, scientific and literary thought....

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  • Introducing Translation Studies
    Introducing Translation Studies (English, Paperback) Jeremy Munday

    This is the definitive guide to the theories and concepts that make up the field of translation studies. Providing an accessible and fully up-to-date overview, this has become the essential textbook on courses worldwide....

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  • Translation Studies
    Translation Studies (English, Paperback) Susan Bassnett

    Professor Bassnett tackles the crucial problems of translation and offers a history of translation theory, beginning with the ancient Romans and encompassing key 20th-century structuralist work. The work includes the original text of The Seafarer.

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  • Ecocriticism on the Edge
    Ecocriticism on the Edge (English, Paperback) Timothy Clark

    The twenty-first century has seen an increased awareness of the forms of environmental destruction that cannot immediately be seen, localised or, by some, even acknowledged....

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