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9780810131545 | Northwestern Univ Pr, November 15, 2017, cover price $120.00

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9780810131569 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, November 15, 2017), cover price $49.95

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Analyzes a wide range of literary topics, including the nature of science fiction, writing for children, the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, and fairy tales

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9780062643605 | Harperone, January 10, 2017, cover price $13.99
9780156027687 | Mariner Books, October 1, 2002, cover price $13.95
9780156687881 | Harcourt, June 1, 1982, cover price $10.00 | also contains Microsoft Excel 2010 in Depth | About this edition: Analyzes a wide range of literary topics, including the nature of science fiction, writing for children, the works of J.

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Roy Peter Clark, one of America's most influential writing teachers, offers writing lessons we can draw from 25 great texts. Where do writers learn their best moves? They use a technique that Roy Peter Clark calls X-ray reading, a form of reading that lets you penetrate beyond the surface of a text to see how meaning is actually being made. In The Art of X-Ray Reading, Clark invites you to don your X-ray reading glasses and join him on a guided tour through some of the most exquisite and masterful literary works of all time, from The Great Gatsby to Lolita to The Bluest Eye, and many more. Along the way, he shows you how to mine these masterpieces for invaluable writing strategies that you can add to your arsenal and apply in your own writing. Once you've experienced X-ray reading, your writing will never be the same again.

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9780316282178 | Little Brown & Co, January 26, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Roy Peter Clark, one of America's most influential writing teachers, offers writing lessons we can draw from 25 great texts.

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9780316282147 | Little Brown & Co, January 3, 2017, cover price $15.99

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Product Description: Fictional character is an ontologically ambivalent category--at once a formal construct and a quasi-person--which lies at the heart of the life of textual fictions of all kinds. Character and Person explores that ambivalence by investigating not only the kinds of thing that character is but how it works to engage readers and the range of typologies through which it has been constructed in very different periods, media, and genres...read more

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9780198704515 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 17, 2014, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Fictional character is an ontologically ambivalent category--at once a formal construct and a quasi-person--which lies at the heart of the life of textual fictions of all kinds.

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9780198778554 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 14, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Fictional character is an ontologically ambivalent category--at once a formal construct and a quasi-person--which lies at the heart of the life of textual fictions of all kinds.

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The only comprehensive book in the field, this text is a veritable encyclopedia of medical genetics. The third edition has been updated in so many ways it is practically a new book, but it carries on its reputation from previous editions as the dominant work on the subject worldwide. Highly authoritative and clinically focused, the text covers the whole field of medical genetics, including an introductory section on basic principles of the subject - which has been completely updated.The book's contributors are among the foremost experts on the conditions which they describe. It is pitched at a level useful to clinical geneticists, but also accessible to other specialists (paediatricians, haematologists, neurologists, ophthalmologists, oncologists, general physicians) needing guidance on genetic matters. Where previously the book went only as far as diagnosis, it now includes focus on management of conditions and contains 30 new clinical chapters. Features: * Revised section on basic principles: up-to-date information on molecular and cytogenetic assays including recombinant DNA, PCR amplification, blot analysis, and in situ hybridization protocols * Full-color examples of FISH probes and chromosomal painting * More focus on the clinical aspects of genetics including photographs of the full spectrum of clinical phenotypes * Latest information on teratology * An up-to-date human gene map contributed by Victor McKusick * Stronger emphasis on the management of conditions including genetic screening and gene therapy * Reviews of the second edition include these excerpts: A landmark book...well written, attractively designed and properly organized...The hundreds of illustrations, and references to the primary literature make this book a must..." The New England Journal of Medicine "80% of its pages are devoted to a comprehensive clinical coverage of genetic disorders...it seems to be a mine of useful information, well tabulated and extensively referenced." Trends in Genetics "No medical geneticist will practice without this book. Every library that deals with human biology or medicine should order this text. Highly recommended!" Annals of Human Biology "There is no competitor as a basic text for the trainee in clinical genetics, or for pediatric, obstetric and general medical libraries." British Journal of Hospital Medicine"

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9780300213195 | Yale Univ Pr, August 25, 2015, cover price $25.00
9780443048517, titled "Emery and Rimoin''s Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics" | 3rd edition (Churchill Livingstone, June 1, 1997), cover price $350.00 | also contains Emery and Rimoin''s Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics | About this edition: The only comprehensive book in the field, this text is a veritable encyclopedia of medical genetics.

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9780300223552 | Yale Univ Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $15.00

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Product Description: In this broad ranging study, Gretchen Woertendyke reconfigures US literary history as a product of hemispheric relations. Hemispheric Regionalism: Romance and the Geography of Genre, brings together a rich archive of popular culture, fugitive slave narratives, advertisements, political treatises, and literature to construct a new literary history from a hemispheric and regional perspective...read more

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9780190212278 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: In this broad ranging study, Gretchen Woertendyke reconfigures US literary history as a product of hemispheric relations.

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Product Description: Presented here are selected critical essays from five volumes of the Poetik und Hermeneutik series published in Germany by the Wilhelm Fink Verlag of Munich. These essays represent some of the newest and most advanced thinking of fifteen leading scholars in the German-American interdisciplinary school of literary criticism...read more

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9780691630847 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Presented here are selected critical essays from five volumes of the Poetik und Hermeneutik series published in Germany by the Wilhelm Fink Verlag of Munich.
9780691063805 | Princeton Univ Pr, June 1, 1979, cover price $68.00 | About this edition: Presented here are selected critical essays from five volumes of the Poetik und Hermeneutik series published in Germany by the Wilhelm Fink Verlag of Munich.

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9780691601083 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $68.00 | About this edition: Presented here are selected critical essays from five volumes of the Poetik und Hermeneutik series published in Germany by the Wilhelm Fink Verlag of Munich.
9780023427701, titled "Technical Drawing Problems" | 9th edition (Macmillan Pub Co, April 1, 1991), cover price $34.20 | also contains Technical Drawing Problems | About this edition: Technical Drawing Problems, Series 1, may be used with any good text on technical drawing or engineering praphs

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Product Description: Twentieth Century Literary Criticism is a major anthology of key representative works by fifty leading modern literary critics writing before the structuralist revolution. It is a companion volume to Modern Criticism and Theory (Longman 1988), also edited by David Lodge, which anthologises contemporary criticism as it has developed through structuralism and post-structuralist theory...read more

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9781138172210, titled "Twentieth Century Literary Criticism: A Reader" | Routledge, March 30, 2016, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Twentieth Century Literary Criticism is a major anthology of key representative works by fifty leading modern literary critics writing before the structuralist revolution.

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9780582484221 | Taylor & Francis, June 1, 1977, cover price $71.95 | About this edition: Twentieth Century Literary Criticism is a major anthology of key representative works by fifty leading modern literary critics writing before the structuralist revolution.

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Product Description: A global look at the greatest works of Eastern and Western literature and the themes that unite them, for students and lovers of literature and reading.The Literature Book is a fascinating journey through the greatest works of world literature, from the Iliad to Don Quixote to The Great Gatsby...read more
By Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (corporate author)

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9781465429889 | Dk Pub, March 1, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A global look at the greatest works of Eastern and Western literature and the themes that unite them, for students and lovers of literature and reading.

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Product Description: This volume raises questions about why oral celebrations of language receive so little attention in published literary histories when they are simultaneously recognized as fundamental to our understanding of literature. It aims to prompt debate regarding the transformations needed for literary historians to provide a more balanced and fuller appreciation of what we call literature, one that acknowledges the interdependence of oral storytelling and written expression, whether in print, pictorial, or digital form...read more

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9789027234643 | John Benjamins Pub Co, January 27, 2016, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: This volume raises questions about why oral celebrations of language receive so little attention in published literary histories when they are simultaneously recognized as fundamental to our understanding of literature.

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9780415748018 | Routledge, November 20, 2015, cover price $130.00

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9780415748025 | Routledge, October 20, 2015, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: A witty and addictively readable day-by-day literary companion. At once a love letter to literature and a charming guide to the books most worth reading, A Reader's Book of Days features bite-size accounts of events in the lives of great authors for every day of the year...read more
By Joanna Neborsky (illustrator) and Tom Nissley

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9780393239621 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 4, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A witty and addictively readable day-by-day literary companion.

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Product Description: As a transformative thinker of the twentieth century, whose work spanned all branches of the humanities, Michel Foucault had a complex and profound relationship with literature. And yet this critical aspect of his thought, because it was largely expressed in speeches and interviews, remains virtually unknown to even his most loyal readers...read more
By Judith Revel (editor)

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9780816693238 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, May 26, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: As a transformative thinker of the twentieth century, whose work spanned all branches of the humanities, Michel Foucault had a complex and profound relationship with literature.

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Product Description: "The hunger for a feeling of connection that informs most everything I've written flows from a common break in a common heart, one I share with everyone I've ever really known."--Note BookEvery single morning since early 2007, Princeton English professor Jeff Nunokawa has posted a brief essay in the Notes section of his Facebook page...read more

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9780691166490 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 27, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "The hunger for a feeling of connection that informs most everything I've written flows from a common break in a common heart, one I share with everyone I've ever really known.
9780396079927, titled "Out of the Bug Jar" | Dodd Mead, September 1, 1981, cover price $9.95 | also contains Out of the Bug Jar | About this edition: Twelve-year-old Tom Jenkins relates how he caught a tooth fairy in his bug jar two years earlier and Marvin's reluctance to be released from captivity.

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Product Description: The inevitability of death—that of others and our own—is surely among our greatest anxieties. Mortality’s Muse: The Fine Art of Dying explores how art, mainly literary art, addresses that troubling reality. While religion and philosophy offer important consolations for life’s end, art responds in ways that are perhaps more complete and certainly more deeply human...read more

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9781611494549 | Univ of Delaware Pr, October 10, 2013, cover price $65.00

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9781611495751 | Reprint edition (Univ of Delaware Pr, April 2, 2015), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The inevitability of death—that of others and our own—is surely among our greatest anxieties.

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9781410468567 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 9, 2014), cover price $31.99
9780374289201 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 7, 2014, cover price $25.00

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9781250062093 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, January 13, 2015), cover price $15.00

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Product Description: Delve into literature and discover the different genres in fiction.  Using engaging examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by the different genres, then prompts children to write their own pieces!

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9781410968319 | Capstone Pr Inc, January 1, 2015, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Delve into literature and discover the different genres in fiction.

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This 'little history' takes on a very big subject: the glorious span of literature from Greek myth to graphic novels, from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Harry Potter. John Sutherland is perfectly suited to the task. He has researched, taught, and written on virtually every area of literature, and his infectious passion for books and reading has defined his own life. Now he guides young readers and the grown-ups in their lives on an entertaining journey 'through the wardrobe' to a greater awareness of how literature from across the world can transport us and help us to make sense of what it means to be human.   Sutherland introduces great classics in his own irresistible way, enlivening his offerings with humor as well as learning: Beowulf, Shakespeare, Don Quixote, the Romantics, Dickens, Moby Dick, The Waste Land, Woolf, 1984, and dozens of others. He adds to these a less-expected, personal selection of authors and works, including literature usually considered well below 'serious attention' - from the rude jests of Anglo-Saxon runes to The Da Vinci Code. With masterful digressions into various themes - censorship, narrative tricks, self-publishing, taste, creativity, and madness - Sutherland demonstrates the full depth and intrigue of reading. For younger readers, he offers a proper introduction to literature, promising to interest as much as instruct. For more experienced readers, he promises just the same.

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9780300186857 | Yale Univ Pr, November 5, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This 'little history' takes on a very big subject: the glorious span of literature from Greek myth to graphic novels, from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Harry Potter.

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9780300205312 | Yale Univ Pr, September 30, 2014, cover price $15.00

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9780804790680 | Stanford Univ Pr, September 17, 2014, cover price $90.00

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9780804792547 | Stanford Univ Pr, September 17, 2014, cover price $27.95

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Product Description: The recently developed field of transatlantic literary studies has encouraged scholars to move beyond national literatures towards an examination of communications between Britain and the Americas. The true extent and importance of these material and literary exchanges is only just beginning to be discovered...read more
By Eve Tavor Bannet (editor) and Susan Manning (editor)

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9781107001572 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 31, 2012, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: The recently developed field of transatlantic literary studies has encouraged scholars to move beyond national literatures towards an examination of communications between Britain and the Americas.

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9781107442474 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 21, 2014, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The recently developed field of transatlantic literary studies has encouraged scholars to move beyond national literatures towards an examination of communications between Britain and the Americas.

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Product Description: How is it that some texts achieve the status of literature? Partly, at least, because the relationship they allow between their writers and the people who respond to them is fundamentally egalitarian. This is the insight explored by members of the Åbo literary communication network, who in this new book develop fresh approaches to literary works of widely varied provenance...read more
By Roger D. Sell (editor)

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9789027210395 | John Benjamins Pub Co, August 7, 2014, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: How is it that some texts achieve the status of literature?

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Product Description: This new collection investigates German literature in its international dimensions. While no single volume can deal comprehensively with such a vast topic, the nine contributors cover a wide historical range, with a variety of approaches and authors represented...read more
By Thomas O. Beebee (editor)

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9781623563912 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 31, 2014, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This new collection investigates German literature in its international dimensions.
9780313234491, titled "Employer Concentration in Local Labor Markets" | Greenwood Pub Group, June 1, 1982, cover price $45.00 | also contains Employer Concentration in Local Labor Markets | About this edition: In this comprehensive study of factor market concentrations, a beginning has been made in the direction of filling the gap in the knowledge of factors of production for markets in the area of labor.

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9781501317712 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 28, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This new collection investigates German literature in its international dimensions.

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Product Description: “One of the most rigorously presented and beautifully illustrated critical testaments in all of literature.”—Boston Globe “A brilliant, original approach to literature, a key to Calvino’s own work and a thoroughly delightful and illuminating commentary on some of the world’s greatest writing...read more
By Patrick Creagh (trans)

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9780544146679 | Mariner Books, August 2, 2016, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: “One of the most rigorously presented and beautifully illustrated critical testaments in all of literature.

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Product Description: Despite the apparent ubiquity of light literature, and despite the greater cultural prestige it has been afforded in recent decades, very little has been written on the adjective that actually defines this category. What, precisely, does it signify, and what are some of the key strategies by which the effect of lightness is achieved within literary discourse? In this original and engaging study, Bede Scott explores the aesthetic quality of lightness as demonstrated by a diverse range of narratives - spanning four different centuries and five different countries...read more

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9781137352552, titled "On Lightness in World Literature" | Palgrave Macmillan, November 7, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Despite the apparent ubiquity of light literature, and despite the greater cultural prestige it has been afforded in recent decades, very little has been written on the adjective that actually defines this category.

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