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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
    £38.50

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  2. From Page to Place

    Literary tourism has existed in the United States since at least the early nineteenth century, and now includes sites in almost every corner of the country. From Page to Place examines how Americans have taken up this form of tourism, offering an investigation of the places and practices of literary tourism from literary scholars, historians, tour guides, and collectors. Learn More
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  3. 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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  4. 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
    £25.50

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  5. 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
    £14.50

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  6. Reader's Guide to Dylan Thomas

    An introduction and supplement to the work of Dylan Thomas. Following the order of the poems in the "Collected Works", Tindall has prepared detailed analyses of Thomas's works. Learn More
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  7. 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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  8. 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
    £48.95

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  9. Reading America

    Explores a range of political, educational, popular, and touchstone literary texts to demonstrate how Americans from across the political spectrum - including “great works” proponents, New Critics, civil rights leaders, postmodern theorists, neoconservatives, and multiculturalists - celebrated particular texts and advocated particular interpretive methods as they worked to make their vision of “America” a reality. Learn More
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  10. 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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  11. Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures

    Features sixteen completely new essays by leading scholars. Designed to highlight relations among languages and forms of discourse, the volume is organised into three sections: ‘Understanding Language’ provides a broad overview of the field of linguistics; ‘Forming Texts’ offers tools for understanding how speakers and writers shape language; ‘Reading Literature and Culture’ continues the work of the first two sections by introducing major areas of critical study. Learn More
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  12. 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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