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Architectural Involutions: Writing, Staging, and Building Space, C. 1435-1650 (Rethinking the Early Modern)
Architectural Involutions: Writing, Staging, and Building Space, C. 1435-1650 (Rethinking the Early Modern)
by Mimi Yiu
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Taking the reader on an inward journey from façades to closets, from physical to psychic space, Architectural Involutions offers an alternative genealogy of theater by revealing how innovations in architectural writing and practice transformed... (read more)

Available July 2014
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Moscow in the Plague Year: Poems
Moscow in the Plague Year: Poems
by Marina Tsvetaeva
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Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) was a Russian poet and memoirist. Tsvetaeva's work was admired by many poets of her time, including Rainer Maria Rilke, Boris Pasternak, and Joseph Brodsky, among others. The Russian Revolution prompted Tsvetaeva's husband to... (read more)

Available August 12, 2014
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Samuel Beckett and Science (Historicizing Modernism)
Samuel Beckett and Science (Historicizing Modernism)
by Ackerley Chris
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From pre-Socratics to the literature of his own days, Samuel Beckett spent his early years absorbing all he could of Western European literature, art, philosophy and science. Yet his interest in scientific disciplines and methodologies, essential to his... (read more)

Available May 2015
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Literary Criticism in the 21st Century: Theory Renaissance
Literary Criticism in the 21st Century: Theory Renaissance
by Vincent Leitch
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For more than a decade literary criticism has been thought to be in a post-theory age. Despite this, the work of thinkers such as Derrida, Deleuze and Foucault and new writers such as Agamben and Ranciere continue to be central to literary studies... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Abolish Work: "Abolish Restaurants" Plus "Work, Community, Politics, War"
Abolish Work: "Abolish Restaurants" Plus "Work, Community, Politics, War"
by Prole Info
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Available for the first time in a single volume, the two influential and well-circulated pamphlets that comprise Abolish Work offer cutting-edge class analysis and critiques of daily life from the frontlines of the class war accompanied by uncensored... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Image in Outline: Reading Lou Andreas-Salome (New Directions in German Studies)
Image in Outline: Reading Lou Andreas-Salome (New Directions in German Studies)
by Gisela Brinker-gabler
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Image in Outline introduces the reader to Lou Andreas-Salomé's significant engagement with modern thought. Through detailed explorations o fsome of her major texts, Brinker-Gabler examines Andreas-Salomé's contributions to... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Transforming the Teaching of Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company
Transforming the Teaching of Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company
by Joe Winston
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In 2006 the Royal Shakespeare Company began its mission to transform the teaching of Shakespeare in schools. This has been a unique initiative from a major cultural organisation for several reasons: - Education has been placed at the heart and not at the... (read more)

Available April 2015
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New Directions in German Studies #4: Vienna's Dreams of Europe: Culture and Identity Beyond the Nation-State
New Directions in German Studies #4: Vienna's Dreams of Europe: Culture and Identity Beyond the Nation-State
by Katherine Arens
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Vienna's Dreams of Europe argues, via a sweeping literary and intellectual history, for a convincing counter-narrative to the prevailing story of Austria's place in Europe since the Enlightenment. For a millennium, Austrian writers have used images of... (read more)

Available December 2014
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The Anglo-Saxon World: Language, Writings and Culture
The Anglo-Saxon World: Language, Writings and Culture
by Richard J. Kelly
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Richard J. Kellys The Anglo-Saxon World is an exploration of the language, writings and culture found in the Anglo-Saxon period (c. 500 - 1100) and an examination of the relationships that exist between all three.Placing the Age in sharp historical... (read more)

Available November 2015
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The Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction
The Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction
by Christine Berberich
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Guiding readers through key writers and genres, historical contexts and major theoretical approaches, this is a comprehensive introduction to the study of popular fiction. Charting the rise of commercial fiction from the 19th century to today, The... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Hans-Georg Gadamer (Routledge Critical Thinkers)
Hans-Georg Gadamer (Routledge Critical Thinkers)
by Karl Simms
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Hans-Georg Gadamera (TM)s theory of hermeneutics is one of the most important modern theories of reading, offering both a framework for understanding the practice and a method for its interpretation. In this clear and comprehensive guide to Gadamera (TM... (read more)

Available November 2014
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The Oxford Handbook of Edmund Spenser (Oxford Handbooks)
The Oxford Handbook of Edmund Spenser (Oxford Handbooks)
by Richard A. Mccabe
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Written by a team of international experts, the forty-two essays in The Oxford Handbook of Edmund Spenser examine the entire canon of Spenser's work and the social and intellectual environments in which it was produced, providing new readings of the... (read more)

Available August 2014
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New Directions in German Studies #4: Vienna's Dreams of Europe: Culture and Identity Beyond the Nation-State
New Directions in German Studies #4: Vienna's Dreams of Europe: Culture and Identity Beyond the Nation-State
by Katherine Arens
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Vienna's Dreams of Europe argues, via a sweeping literary and intellectual history, for a convincing counter-narrative to the prevailing story of Austria's place in Europe since the Enlightenment. For a millennium, Austrian writers have used images of... (read more)

Available December 2014
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How to Read Adorno and Horkheimer's Dialectic of Enlightenment (How to Read Theory)
How to Read Adorno and Horkheimer's Dialectic of Enlightenment (How to Read Theory)
by Nicholas R. Lawrence
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Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer's Dialectic of Enlightenment is a formative text in the canon of critical theory, and a classic of twentieth-century thought. Nick Lawrence's excellent guide aids students in their study of this central work. We now take... (read more)

Available April 22, 2015
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Midsummer Night's Dream: Language and Writing
Midsummer Night's Dream: Language and Writing
by Heidi Brayman Hackel
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The Language and Writing series offers a new type of study aid which combines lively critical insight with practical guidance on the critical and writing skills students need to develop in order to engage fully with Shakespeare's texts. The books' core... (read more)

Available May 2015
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Unsettled States: Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies (America and the Long 19th Century)
Unsettled States: Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies (America and the Long 19th Century)
by Dana Luciano
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In Unsettled States, Dana Luciano and Ivy G. Wilson present some of the most exciting emergent scholarship in American literary and cultural studies of the “long” nineteenth century. Featuring eleven essays from senior scholars across... (read more)

Available August 2014
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Starting Shakespeare
Starting Shakespeare
by Esme Miskimmin
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Where do we start when studying Shakespeare? With the man himself? Or with historical context? With language? Or plot? Starting Shakespeare is a lively, approachable guide to studying Shakespeare, that enables students to make a 'start' on Shakespeare's... (read more)

Available November 2015
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British Fiction in the Sixties: The Making of the Swinging Decade (Continuum Literary Studies)
British Fiction in the Sixties: The Making of the Swinging Decade (Continuum Literary Studies)
by Sebastian Groes
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From television documentaries and a steady output of critical works to retrospective art exhibitions and Austin Powers, the Sixties continues to fascinate us today. British Fiction in the Sixties focuses on the major socio-political changes that marked... (read more)

Available May 2015
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The French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe I: Selling Enlightenment
The French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe I: Selling Enlightenment
by Mark Curran
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This volume is a ground-breaking contribution to enlightenment studies and the international and cross-cultural history of print. The result of a four year research project the volume traces the output and dissemination of books and how reading tastes... (read more)

Available December 2015
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Contemporary American Trauma Narratives
Contemporary American Trauma Narratives
by Alan Gibbs
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Trauma has become an important and influential paradigm for reading contemporary American literature. Conventional critical models of the phenomenon however often result in formulaic and clichéd interpretations. This book breaks away from understanding... (read more)

Available July 2014
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