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Contemporary British Literature and Culture (Introduction to British Literature & Culture)
Contemporary British Literature and Culture (Introduction to British Literature & Culture)
by Matthews
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The guide to contemporary British literature and culture introduces literature and its context since 1979. It includes the work of a wide range of major novelists, poets and playwrights which includes Salman Rushdie and Jeanette Winterson; Mark Ravenhill... (read more)

Available June 2015
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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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Kafka, Angry Poet (Seagull Books - The French List)
Kafka, Angry Poet (Seagull Books - The French List)
by Pascale Casanova
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Franz Kafka was one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. His writing contributed greatly to existentialism, and the term “Kafkaesque” is now synonymous with the literature of the surreal, the complex and the illogical. His... (read more)

Available March 2015
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Shakespeare's Universality: Here's Fine Revolution (Shakespeare Now!)
Shakespeare's Universality: Here's Fine Revolution (Shakespeare Now!)
by Keirnan Ryan
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Through arresting new readings of key comedies, histories and tragedies this book sets out to reclaim the idea of Shakespeares timeless universality from reactionary and radical critics alike and reveal its revolutionary potential in the modern world... (read more)

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A Little Book on Form
A Little Book on Form
by Robert Hass
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An acute and deeply insightful book of essays exploring poetic form and the role of instinct and imagination within form—from former poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author Robert Hass. Robert Hass—former... (read more)

Available September 2015
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The Anglo-Saxon England: Language, Writings and Culture
The Anglo-Saxon England: 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)

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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)

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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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Rebecca West's Subversive Use of Hybrid Genres: 1911-1941 (Continuum Literary Studies)
Rebecca West's Subversive Use of Hybrid Genres: 1911-1941 (Continuum Literary Studies)
by Laura Cowan
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Bringing new insights from genre theory to bear on the work of the journalist and novelist Rebecca West, this study explores how West's usage and mixing of multiple genres (often in single works) was informed and furthered by her subversive feminist... (read more)

Available July 2015
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Contemporary British Literature and Culture (Introduction to British Literature & Culture)
Contemporary British Literature and Culture (Introduction to British Literature & Culture)
by Matthews
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The guide to contemporary British literature and culture introduces literature and its context since 1979. It includes the work of a wide range of major novelists, poets and playwrights which includes Salman Rushdie and Jeanette Winterson; Mark Ravenhill... (read more)

Available June 2015
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Bambi's Jewish Roots and Other Essays on German-Jewish Culture
Bambi's Jewish Roots and Other Essays on German-Jewish Culture
by Paul Reitter
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German Jewry. Among other things—or rather, above all—the term evokes creativity and destruction. Bambi's Jewish Roots: Essays on the Makers and Destroyers of German-Jewish Culture is about both sides of that dichotomy, and also the... (read more)

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Hamlet: Language and Writing (Arden Student Guides)
Hamlet: Language and Writing (Arden Student Guides)
by Dympna Callaghan
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This lively and informative guide reveals Hamlet as marking a turning point in Shakespeare's use of language and dramatic form as well as addressing the key problem at the play's core: Hamlet's inaction. It also looks at recent critical approaches to 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 October 2015
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Surrealist Poetry: An Anthology
Surrealist Poetry: An Anthology
by Willard Bohn
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Founded by André Breton in 1924, Surrealism sought to examine the unconscious realm by means of the written and/or spoken word. Seeking to expand the ability of language to evoke irrational states and improbable events, it consistently strove... (read more)

Available September 2016
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The Anglo-Saxon England: Language, Writings and Culture
The Anglo-Saxon England: 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 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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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
Your price: $138.95
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Surrealist Poetry: An Anthology
Surrealist Poetry: An Anthology
by Willard Bohn
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Founded by André Breton in 1924, Surrealism sought to examine the unconscious realm by means of the written and/or spoken word. Seeking to expand the ability of language to evoke irrational states and improbable events, it consistently strove... (read more)

Available September 2016
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Language and Writing (Arden Student Skills: Language and Writing)
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Language and Writing (Arden Student Skills: 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 January 2016
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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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