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  1. A Single, Numberless Death

    Nora Strejilevich was a young woman when her brother and other family members and friends disappeared at the hands of the military junta that held power in Argentina from 1976 to 1983. Strejilevich here expresses the "choir of voices" of those imprisoned and abused. Learn More
    £19.50

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  2. Emma

    This edition includes a critical introduction and an extensive collection of historical documents relating to the composition and reception of the novel, the social implications of England's shift from a rural agrarian to an urban industrial economy, the role of women in provincial society. Emma is on HSC syllabus. Learn More
    £11.50

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  3. Pride and Prejudice

    Robert Irvine's introduction sets the novel in the context of the literary and intellectual history of the period, dealing with such crucial background issues as class relations in Britain, female exclusion from property and power, and the impact of the French Revolution. Learn More
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  4. Great Expectations

    Originally published in serial form from December 1860 to August 1861, Great Expectations is the ‘autobiography' of Pip, as he transformed from apprentice village blacksmith to a London gentleman. Learn More
    £13.95

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  5. Wuthering Heights

    The introduction and appendices to this Broadview edition, which place Brontë's life and novel in the context of the developing "Brontë myth," explore the impact of industrialisation on the people of Yorkshire, consider the novel's representation of gender, and survey the ways contemporary scholarship has sought to account for Heathcliff, open up multiple contexts within which Wuthering Heights can be read, understood, and enjoyed. Learn More
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  6. Movie Comics

    Adaptations of comics have been an integral part of American cinema from its very inception. Movie Comics is the first book to study the long history of both comics-to-film and film-to-comics adaptations. With a special focus on the Classical Hollywood era, Blair Davis investigates the factors that spurred this media convergence. Learn More
    £98.95

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  7. The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby is widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of American fiction. It tells of the Jay Gatsby's effort to win the love of Daisy Buchanan, the rich girl who embodies for him the promise of the American dream. This Broadview edition sets the novel in context by providing readers with a critical introduction and crucial background material about the consumer culture in which Fitzgerald was immersed; about the spirit of the jazz age; and about racial discourse in the 1920s. Learn More
    £8.50

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  8. Wonder Woman

    Comics expert Noah Berlatsky takes us on a wild ride through the Wonder Woman comics of the 1940s, vividly illustrating how William Marston's many quirks and contradictions, along with the odd disproportionate composition created by illustrator Harry Peter, produced a comic that was radically ahead of its time in terms of its bold presentation of female power and sexuality. Learn More
    £98.95

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  9. The Holocaust Averted

    Imagines what might have happened to the Jewish community in the United States if the Holocaust had never occurred. Jeffrey Gurock forces readers to contemplate how the road to acceptance and empowerment for today's American Jews could have been harder than it actually was. Learn More
    £27.50

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  10. Don't Whisper Too Much and Portrait of a Young Artiste from Bona Mbella

    Don't Whisper Too Much was the first work of fiction by an African writer to present love stories between African women in a positive light. Bona Mbella is the second. In presenting the emotional and romantic lives of gay, African women, Ekotto comments upon larger issues that affect these women. Learn More
    £32.95

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  11. Russian Science Fiction Literature and Cinema

    This critical reader aims to provide precisely such a resource for students, scholars, and the merely curious who wish to delve deeper into landmarks of the genre, discover innumerable lesser-known gems in the process, and understand why science fiction came to play such a crucial role in Russian society, politics, technology, and culture for more than a century. Learn More
    £97.95

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  12. 01/03/17

    The Red Wheel is Nobel Prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution. He spent decades writing about just four of the most important periods, or "nodes". This is the first time that the monumental March 1917–the third node–has been translated into English. Learn More
    £40.50

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  13. Mizora

    This book about an 1880s radical feminist utopia includes an extensive introduction that provides critical apparatus to appropriately place Mizora and author Mary Bradley Lane in the cultural and historical context of the 19th century. Learn More
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  14. The White Chalk of Days

    Presents translations of literary works that imaginatively engage pivotal issues in today's Ukraine and express its tribulations and jubilations. Featuring poetry, fiction, and essays by fifteen Ukrainian writers, the anthology offers English-language readers a wide array of the most beguiling literature written in Ukraine in the past fifty years. Learn More
    £19.95

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  15. All Quiet on the Western Front

    The estate of Erich Maria Remarque sanctioned this adaptation of the author's 1928 novel of the same name a tale of WWI trench warfare retold here by cartoonist Wayne Vansant (Knights of the Skull), a Vietnam veteran. Learn More
    £23.95

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  16. Wonder Woman

    Comics expert Noah Berlatsky takes us on a wild ride through the Wonder Woman comics of the 1940s, vividly illustrating how William Marston's many quirks and contradictions, along with the odd disproportionate composition created by illustrator Harry Peter, produced a comic that was radically ahead of its time in terms of its bold presentation of female power and sexuality. Learn More
    £25.50

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