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The Will to Heal: Psychological Recovery in the Novels of Latina Writers
The Will to Heal: Psychological Recovery in the Novels of Latina Writers
by Felicia Fahey
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How six Latina authors, whose works combine autobiography and fiction, use this technique to heal from personal and political trauma.... (read more)

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Booknotes Life Stories: Notable Biographers on the People Who Shaped America
Booknotes Life Stories: Notable Biographers on the People Who Shaped America
by Brian Lamb
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From presidents to generals, from civil rights activists to poets, from inventors to scientists, Brian Lamb explores the lives of our most fascinating Americans on Booknotes, his weekly C-Span interview program. He and his guests have examined the lives... (read more)

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From Francophonie to World Literature in French: Ethics, Poetics, and Politics
From Francophonie to World Literature in French: Ethics, Poetics, and Politics
by Therese Migraine George
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In 2007 the French newspaper Le Monde published a manifesto titled “Toward a ‘World Literature in French,” signed by forty-four writers, many from Frances former colonies. Proclaiming that the francophone label encompassed people who... (read more)

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The Spirit of the Age: Victorian Essays
The Spirit of the Age: Victorian Essays
by Gertrude Himmelfarb
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None of the stereotypes of Victorian Englandand#151;narrow-minded, inhibited, moralistic, complacentand#151;prepares us for the vitality, variety, and above all extraordinary quality of intellectual life displayed in this volume of essays. Selected and... (read more)

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Image in Outline: Reading Lou Andreas-Salom (New Directions in German Studies)
Image in Outline: Reading Lou Andreas-Salom (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)

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The Devil Kissed Her
The Devil Kissed Her
by Kathy Watson
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Kathy Watson explores Mary Lamb's famous crime and her remarkable relationship with her brother Charles. Author Mary Lamb, long considered by historians a mere adjunct to her brother Charles, was a woman of contradictions: fiercely domestic yet unmarried;... (read more)

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The Little Everyman: Stature and Masculinity in Eighteenth-Century English Literature
The Little Everyman: Stature and Masculinity in Eighteenth-Century English Literature
by Deborah Needleman Armintor
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From the publication of Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels in 1726 to Josef Boruwlaski's Memoirs of the Celebrated Dwarf in 1788, eighteenth-century English literature, art, science, and popular culture exhibited an unprecedented fascination with small... (read more)

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Cinematograph of Words: Literature, Technique & Modernization in Brazil
Cinematograph of Words: Literature, Technique & Modernization in Brazil
by Flora Sussekind
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A study of the relationship between literature , technology and professionalism in Latin American literature.... (read more)

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Young Romantics
Young Romantics
by Daisy Hay
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Young Romantics tells the story of the interlinked lives of the young English Romantic poets from an entirely fresh perspective—celebrating their extreme youth and outsize yearning for friendship as well as their individuality and political... (read more)

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Handbook of Russian Literature
Handbook of Russian Literature
by Victor Terras
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This first encyclopedia of its kind in English covers ten centuries of Russian literature and includes nearly 1,000 entries by leading scholars. It will be an indispensable guide for students or the general reader.The Handbook is an Eden for browsers... (read more)

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Great War Modernisms and 'The New Age' Magazine (Historicizing Modernism)
Great War Modernisms and 'The New Age' Magazine (Historicizing Modernism)
by Paul Jackson
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The literary magazine The New Age brought together a diverse set of intellectuals. Against the backdrop of the First World War, they chose to write about more than modernist art and aesthetics. By closely reading and contextualizing their contributions... (read more)

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Dickens' Fur Coat and Charlotte's Unanswered Letters: The Rows and Romances of England's Great Victorian Novelists
Dickens' Fur Coat and Charlotte's Unanswered Letters: The Rows and Romances of England's Great Victorian Novelists
by Daniel Pool
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It was the Best of Times, it was the Worst of Times, but most of all, as Daniel Pool reveals in this delightful new book, it was a time of surprisingly outrageous behavior. Dickens' Fur Coat and Charlotte's Unanswered Letters plunks the reader down in... (read more)

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Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great: English Authors
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great: English Authors
by Elbert Hubbard
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William Morris; Robert Browning; Alfred Tennyson; Robert Burns; John Milton; Samuel Johnson; Thomas B. Macaulay; Lord Byron; Joseph Addison; Robert Southey; Samuel Coleridge; Benjamin Disraeli.... (read more)

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Twentieth-Century Japan: The Emergence of a World Power #10: Hiroshima Traces: Time, Space, & the Dialectics of Memory
Twentieth-Century Japan: The Emergence of a World Power #10: Hiroshima Traces: Time, Space, & the Dialectics of Memory
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Remembering Hiroshima, the city obliterated by the world's first nuclear attack, has been a complicated and intensely politicized process, as we learn from Lisa Yoneyama's sensitive investigation of the "dialectics of memory." She explores unconventional... (read more)

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Cavalier History of Surrealism (99 Edition)
Cavalier History of Surrealism (99 Edition)
by Vaneigem
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Cultural Writing. Literary Criticism. What was living and what was dead in Surrealism? This collection responds to this question unequivocally, examining not only the artistic aspects of surrealism, but its political aspects. If there is any truth to the... (read more)

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Giving Voice to Stones: Place and Identity in Palestinian Literature
Giving Voice to Stones: Place and Identity in Palestinian Literature
by Barbara M Parmenter
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A struggle between two memories is how Palestinian poet Mahmud Darwish describes the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis. Within this struggle, the meanings of land and home have been challenged and questioned, so that even heaps of stones become... (read more)

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The Language of Silence: West German Literature and the Holocaust
The Language of Silence: West German Literature and the Holocaust
by Ernestine Schlant
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Focussing on individual authors from Heinrich Boll to G3~nther Grass, Hermann Lenz to Peter Schneider, "The Language of Silence" offers an analysis of West German literature as it tries to come to terms with the Holocaust and its impact on postwar West... (read more)

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Records of Shelley, Byron and Author (00 Edition)
Records of Shelley, Byron and Author (00 Edition)
by Trelawny
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Literature, Letters and the Canonical in Early Modern Scotland
Literature, Letters and the Canonical in Early Modern Scotland
by Theo Van Heijnsbergen
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A collection of papers offering new perspectives on Scottish early-modern literature that invite the revision and expansion of previous selections of critical choices. They introduce less familiar writers and texts, investigating contexts and... (read more)

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Bangkok Bound
Bangkok Bound
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With the acceleration of global migration, literature by migrant writers has emerged as a powerful medium for describing the ways in which global forces are experienced at the personal level. Migrant literature offers a compelling counter-narrative to... (read more)

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