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Chronicle of Separation: On Deconstruction's Disillusioned Love (Idiom Inventing Writing Theory Fup)
Chronicle of Separation: On Deconstruction's Disillusioned Love (Idiom Inventing Writing Theory Fup)
by Michal Ben-naftali
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A unique feminist approach to the legacy of Jacques Derrida, Chronicle of Separation is a disparate yet beautifully interwoven series of distinct readings, genres, and themes, offering a powerful reflection of love in-and as-deconstruction. Looking... (read more)

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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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This book tells the story of the Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed and influential project to transform the teaching of Shakespeare in schools. It examines their approaches to making his plays more accessible, enjoyable and relevant to young people... (read more)

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The Shelf: From Leq to Les: Adventures in Extreme Reading
The Shelf: From Leq to Les: Adventures in Extreme Reading
by Phyllis Rose
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Phyllis Rose embarks on a grand literary experiment—to read her way through a random shelf of library books, LEQ-LES Can you have an Extreme Adventure in a library? Phyllis Rose casts herself into the wilds of an Upper East Side lending library... (read more)

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Pointless Book 2: Continued by Alfie Deyes Finished by You
Pointless Book 2: Continued by Alfie Deyes Finished by You
by Alfie Deyes
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Alfie Deyes is back with another installment of his unique brand of nothingness. Bigger, better, and even more pointless, The Pointless Book 2 is once again full of hilarious challenges and crazy activities, and the ultimate accessory to Alfie's... (read more)

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Complete Works of W.H. Auden #5: The Complete Works of W. H. Auden: Prose, Volume V, 1963-1968
Complete Works of W.H. Auden #5: The Complete Works of W. H. Auden: Prose, Volume V, 1963-1968
by Wh Auden
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This fifth volume of W. H. Audens prose displays a great writers mind in its full maturity of wisdom, learning, and emotional and moral intelligence. It contains his most personally revealing essays, the ones in which he wrote for the first time about... (read more)

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Flirtations: Rhetoric and Aesthetics This Side of Seduction (Idiom Inventing Writing Theory Fup)
Flirtations: Rhetoric and Aesthetics This Side of Seduction (Idiom Inventing Writing Theory Fup)
by Daniel Hoffman-schwartz
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What is flirtation, and how does it differ from seduction? In historical terms, the particular question of flirtation has tended to be obscured by that of seduction, which has understandably been a major preoccupation for twentieth-century thought and... (read more)

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The Book Lover's Page-A-Day Calendar 2016
The Book Lover's Page-A-Day Calendar 2016
by Workman Publishing
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A bibliophile’s dream come true—every day brings a spot-on recommendation. Readers who love Dan Brown are instructed to check out The English Girl by Daniel Silva. Cormac McCarthy devotees are nudged toward William Gay’s debut novel... (read more)

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Eight Children in Narnia
Eight Children in Narnia
by Jared Lodbell
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Eight Children in Narnia is a detailed study of C.S. Lewiss The Chronicles of Narnia, exploring the storys influences, themes, symbols, ironies — and the reasons for its enormous popular success. Lobdell draws attention to insistent motifs in the... (read more)

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Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour and Rights
Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour and Rights
by Pavan Kumar Malreddy
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An interdisciplinary collection of essays, Reworking Postcolonialism explores questions of work, precarity, migration, minority and indigenous rights in relation to contemporary globalization. It focuses on the impact of the global market forces on the... (read more)

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Wyndham Lewis: A Critical Guide
Wyndham Lewis: A Critical Guide
by Gasiorek
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This critical guide introduces the reader to the work of Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), a major modernist and thought-provoking satirist who was at the centre of the avant-garde in early 20th-century London and a key figure in the development of Vorticism... (read more)

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South Toward Home: Travels in Southern Literature
South Toward Home: Travels in Southern Literature
by Margaret Eby
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As the writer Elif Batuman did for Russian literature in , Margaret Eby does for Southern literature in this charming book of literary exploration. From Mississippi (William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Richard Wright, Barry Hannah) to Alabama (Harper Lee... (read more)

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Holocaust Literature: An Introduction
Holocaust Literature: An Introduction
by Leonard Orr
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Helping students navigate a full range of texts, concepts and debates, this is a comprehensive introduction to the vast and emotionally charged field of Holocaust Literature from 1933 to the present. Holocaust Literature: An Introduction covers: - A wide... (read more)

Available January 2017
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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 October 2015
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Biblical Women in Early Modern Literary Culture, 1550-1700
Biblical Women in Early Modern Literary Culture, 1550-1700
by Brownlee Victoria
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At once pervasive and marginal, appealing and repellent, exemplary and atypical, the Bible's women provoke an assortment of readings across early modern literature. This volume of essays considers how biblical women were read, appropriated and debated by... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Keep It Fake: Inventing an Authentic Life
Keep It Fake: Inventing an Authentic Life
by Eric G. Wilson
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Shoot straight from the hip. Tell it like it is. Keep it real. We love these commands, especially in America, because they invoke what we love to believe: that there is an authentic self to which we can be true. But while we mock Tricky Dick and... (read more)

Available May 5, 2015
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Katherine Mansfield and Continental Europe: Connections and Influences
Katherine Mansfield and Continental Europe: Connections and Influences
by Gerri Kimber
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Katherine Mansfield and Continental Europe offers new interpretations of Katherine Mansfield's work by bringing together recent biographical and critical-theoretical approaches to her life and art. It features chapters on Mansfield's reception in Europe... (read more)

Available March 2015
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Anglo-Saxon England: Language, Writings and Culture
Anglo-Saxon England: Language, Writings and Culture
by Richard J. Kelly
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Richard J. Kelly's 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 June 2016
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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 March 2015
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The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Jewish Fiction
The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Jewish Fiction
by Brauner
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The Companion is divided into four sections: American-Jewish Fiction; British Jewish Fiction; Other Anglophone Jewish Fiction; and Transatlantic, Transnational and Transethnic Connections. The 31 essays discuss established post-war American-Jewish... (read more)

Available July 2015
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Mark Twain in China
Mark Twain in China
by Selina Lai-henderson
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Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835–1910) has had an intriguing relationship with China that is not as widely known as it should be. Although he never visited the country, he played a significant role in speaking for the Chinese people both... (read more)

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