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  1. Christophe Honoré

    French filmmaker Christophe Honoré challenges audiences with complex cinematic form, intricate narrative structures, and aesthetically dynamic filmmaking. But he is largely unknown to US audiences. David A. Gerstner and Julien Nahmias invite English-speaking scholars and cinéastes to explore Honoré’s three most recognised films, Dans Paris, Les Chansons d’amour, and La Belle personne. Learn More
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  2. Hiroona

    With over nine thousand lines of rhyming verse, Hiroona tells the fictionalized story of the "Second Carib War" of 1795-97 between Great Britain and the people then known as the Black Caribs with the aid of France. The poem is the vision of St Vincent-born Anglican priest Horatio Nelson Huggins, who blends the official history of the war with local legends. Learn More
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  3. Asian Aesthetics

    While the artistic traditions of the various countries of East, Southeast and South Asia display distinctive aesthetic features, this volume examines the qualities of each area, and seeks commonalities that define the aesthetics of a broader Asian civilisation. Contributors include specialists in philosophy, literature, art history, religion and the comparative study of cultures. Learn More
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  4. Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl and His Legacy

    Don Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl is one of the most controversial and provocative Mexican chroniclers from the colonial period. Traditionally known as a Europeanized historian of Tetzcoco, he wrote prolifically, producing documents covering various aspects of pre- and post-conquest history, religion, and literature. This collection of essays provides a deeper perspective on the life, work, and legacy of Ixtlilxochitl. Learn More
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  5. Striking Their Modern Pose

    The importance of fashion in the construction and representation of gender and the formation of modern society in nineteenth-century Spanish narrative is the focus of Dorota Heneghan's Striking Their Modern Pose. The study brings to light the manners in which nineteenth-century Spanish novelists drew attention to the connection between the complexities of fashionable female protagonists and the shifting limits of conventional womanhood. Learn More
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  6. Readers Guide to James Joyce

    This text is designed to help readers to approach the difficult writings of James Joyce. Its summary and interpretation of the books in the Joyce canon emphasises allusions, relationships, and parallels in world literature and utilises Tindall's knowledge of psychology. Learn More
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  7. A Mountain View

    As a child in the 1930s, Lewis Spence spent several summers on Upper Saranac Lake, over which his imperious blue-blooded Kentucky grandfather presided. Using his grandfather as a focal point, he depicts the construction, decor and lifestyle associated with the great camps. Learn More
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  8. Rafting Rise

    Set in the central Kentucky basins of the Rough, Green and Ohio Rivers in 1916-7, this volume aims to join the storytelling virtues of fiction with the intensity of the poetic lyric. The book's central action is the rafting of logs in winter down the rives to the lumber mills. Learn More
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  9. A Critical Bibliography of French Literature v. 5; The Nineteenth Century

    This is the final volume of an annotated bibliography of French literature. It includes some of France's greatest writers, such as Balzac, Flaubert and Zola. Chapters are devoted either to individual writers, background and general studies, or a particular movement or genre. Learn More
    £33.95

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  10. Alfred Farag Egyptian Theater

    As one of Egyptian theater's leading contemporary playwrights, Alfred Farag has had a profound influence on shaping Arabic drama and Egyptian cultural politics. This book chronicles Farag's career and offers a critical perspective on his creative output and the condition of Egyptian theater in the 1970s through the 1990s. Learn More
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  11. Reader's Guide to Ernest Hemingway

    Arthur Waldhorn discusses Hemingway's sense of the world as well as his writing style. He also analyses, in chronological order, the writings - beginning with the early stories and sketches - tracing major patterns that recur throughout Hemingway's career. Learn More
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  12. Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater remains its author's most famous and frequently-read work and one of the period's central statements about both the power and terror of imagination. De Quincey describes the intense "pleasures" and harrowing "pains" of his opium use in lyrical and dramatic prose. Learn More
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