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Product Description: Winner, Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize Achieving the remarkable feat of linking composition theory, deconstruction, and classical rhetoric, this book has been admirably summarized by the theorist G. Douglas Atkins, who writes: "This lively and engaging, informed and informative book constitutes an important contribution...read more

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9780809335152 | Reprint edition (Southern Illinois Univ Pr, March 25, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Winner, Mina P.

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Product Description: In this new book Zygmunt Bauman and Riccardo Mazzeo examine the contentious issue of the relation between literature (and the arts in general) and sociology (or, more generally, a branch of the humanities claiming scientific status)...read more

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9781509502684 | Polity Pr, May 23, 2016, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: In this new book Zygmunt Bauman and Riccardo Mazzeo examine the contentious issue of the relation between literature (and the arts in general) and sociology (or, more generally, a branch of the humanities claiming scientific status).

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9781509502691 | Polity Pr, May 23, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In this new book Zygmunt Bauman and Riccardo Mazzeo examine the contentious issue of the relation between literature (and the arts in general) and sociology (or, more generally, a branch of the humanities claiming scientific status).

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Product Description: Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age is a fully introductory, interactive textbook that explores the power relations at work in and behind the texts we encounter in our everyday lives. Using examples from numerous genres – such as fiction, poetry, advertisements and newspapers – this textbook examines the language choices a writer must make in structuring texts, representing the world and positioning the reader...read more

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9780415842617 | 2 edition (Routledge, March 23, 2016), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age is a fully introductory, interactive textbook that explores the power relations at work in and behind the texts we encounter in our everyday lives.

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9780415842624 | 2 edition (Routledge, March 22, 2016), cover price $46.95 | About this edition: Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age is a fully introductory, interactive textbook that explores the power relations at work in and behind the texts we encounter in our everyday lives.

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Product Description: Literary Analysis: The Basics is an insightful introduction to analysing a wide range of literary forms. Providing a clear outline of the methodologies employed in twenty-first century literary analysis, it introduces readers to the genres, canons, terms, issues, critical approaches, and contexts that affect the analysis of any text...read more

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9780415747097 | Routledge, March 17, 2016, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Literary Analysis: The Basics is an insightful introduction to analysing a wide range of literary forms.

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Product Description: Lively, original and highly readable, An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory is the essential guide to literary studies. Starting at ‘The Beginning’ and concluding with ‘The End’, chapters range from the familiar, such as ‘Character’, ‘Narrative’ and ‘The Author’, to the more unusual, such as ‘Secrets’, ‘Pleasure’ and ‘Ghosts’...read more

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9781138119024, titled "An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory" | 5th edition (Routledge, March 11, 2016), cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Lively, original and highly readable, An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory is the essential guide to literary studies.
9781138127111, titled "An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory" | 4 revised edition (Routledge, August 27, 2015), cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Fresh, original and compelling, An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory is the essential guide to literary studies.

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9781138119031, titled "An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory" | 5th edition (Routledge, March 30, 2016), cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Lively, original and highly readable, An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory is the essential guide to literary studies.
9781405859141 | 4th edition (Taylor & Francis, July 16, 2009), cover price $40.99 | About this edition: New copy.

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Product Description: In Seven Essays: Studies in Literature, Drama, and Film, Abdulla Al-Dabbagh’s unique approach to literary and cultural issues succeeds in casting new light on these subjects, revealing innovative fields of research and investigation...read more

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9781433132919, titled "Seven Essays: Studies in Literature, Drama, and Film" | Peter Lang Pub Inc, February 24, 2016, cover price $70.95 | About this edition: In Seven Essays: Studies in Literature, Drama, and Film, Abdulla Al-Dabbagh’s unique approach to literary and cultural issues succeeds in casting new light on these subjects, revealing innovative fields of research and investigation.

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Product Description: Erich Auerbach (1892-1957), best known for his classic literary study Mimesis, is celebrated today as a founder of comparative literature, a forerunner of secular criticism, and a prophet of global literary studies. Yet the true depth of Auerbach's thinking and writing remains unplumbed...read more
By Jane O. Newman (trans)

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9780691137117 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 24, 2013, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Erich Auerbach (1892-1957), best known for his classic literary study Mimesis, is celebrated today as a founder of comparative literature, a forerunner of secular criticism, and a prophet of global literary studies.

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9780691169071 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 16, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Erich Auerbach (1892-1957), best known for his classic literary study Mimesis, is celebrated today as a founder of comparative literature, a forerunner of secular criticism, and a prophet of global literary studies.

Excellent book with nice stories and poems to learn from and read

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9781285462271 | 2 edition (Cengage Learning, January 29, 2016), cover price $59.95
9781111348830 | 1 student edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 14, 2011), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Excellent book with nice stories and poems to learn from and read

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Product Description: Literary Analysis: The Basics is an insightful introduction to analysing a wide range of literary forms. Providing a clear outline of the methodologies employed in twenty-first century literary analysis, it introduces readers to the genres, canons, terms, issues, critical approaches, and contexts that affect the analysis of any text...read more

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9780415747103 | Routledge, March 17, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Literary Analysis: The Basics is an insightful introduction to analysing a wide range of literary forms.

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Product Description: How do writers represent cognition, and what can these representations tell us about how our own minds work? Refiguring Minds in Narrative Media is the first single-author book to explore these questions across media, moving from analyses of literary narratives in print to those found where so much cultural and artistic production occurs today: computer screens...read more

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9780803248373 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, December 1, 2015, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: How do writers represent cognition, and what can these representations tell us about how our own minds work?
9780533136223, titled "A Crystal Goblet & the Dragon" | Vantage Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | also contains A Crystal Goblet & the Dragon | About this edition: Book by Rawson, Edna May, Rawson, Dorothy

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Product Description: What is valuable about literary studies? What is its point and purpose? In The Values of Literary Studies: Critical Institutions, Scholarly Agendas, leading scholars in the field illuminate both the purpose and priorities of literary criticism...read more

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9781107124165 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 30, 2015, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: What is valuable about literary studies?

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9781107575684 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 30, 2015, cover price $27.99

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Product Description: Focused on the relation between processes of globalization and literary genres, this volume intervenes in the prevalent notions of globalization, literary history, genre, and the novel. Using both close reading and world history, both literary criticism and political theory, the book is a timely intervention in the debates about world, postcolonial, and transnational literature as they have been intensified by critical globalization studies, world-systems analysis, Bourdieuan sociology, and cosmopolitanism studies...read more
By Fabienne Imlinger (editor)

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9781138898325 | Routledge, November 3, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Focused on the relation between processes of globalization and literary genres, this volume intervenes in the prevalent notions of globalization, literary history, genre, and the novel.

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Product Description: Literary Nonfiction. Hybrid Genre. Poetry. Fiction. Art. Cultural Studies. When we talk about hybrid literary genres, what do we mean? Unprecedented in both its scope and approach, FAMILY RESEMBLANCE is the first anthology to explore the answer to that question in depth, providing craft essays and examples of hybrid forms by 43 distinguished authors...read more
By Jacqueline Kolosov (editor)

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9781941628027 | Small Pr Distribution, November 4, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Literary Nonfiction.

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Product Description: This is a collection of critical essays that integrate literature and ideas. Daniel Fuchs presents the writer's individuality as artist and thinker, focusing on the writer's interaction within a wide range of cultural, political, and historical periods and situations representative of the modern period...read more

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9781412856911, titled "Writers & Thinkers: Selected Literary Criticism" | Transaction Pub, September 30, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This is a collection of critical essays that integrate literature and ideas.

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9781412862660, titled "Writers & Thinkers: Selected Literary Criticism" | Transaction Pub, September 30, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is a collection of critical essays that integrate literature and ideas.

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Product Description: This book provides a fresh interdisciplinary perspective on genre and identifies developments in genre studies in the early 21st century. Genre approaches are applied to examine a fascinating range of texts including ancient Greek poems, Holocaust visual and literary texts, contemporary Hollywood films, selfies, melodrama, and classroom practices...read more
By Garin Dowd (editor)

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9781137505477 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 24, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book provides a fresh interdisciplinary perspective on genre and identifies developments in genre studies in the early 21st century.

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Product Description: Much current theorizing about literature involves efforts to renew our sense of aesthetic values in reading. Such is the case with new formalism as well as recent appeals to the notion of “surface reading.” While sympathetic to these efforts, Charles Altieri believes they ultimately fall short because too often they fail to account for the values that engage literary texts in the social world...read more

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9780801453748 | Cornell Univ Pr, June 16, 2015, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Much current theorizing about literature involves efforts to renew our sense of aesthetic values in reading.

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9780801456701 | Cornell Univ Pr, June 16, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Much current theorizing about literature involves efforts to renew our sense of aesthetic values in reading.

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Product Description: This volume engages critically with the recent and ongoing consolidation of "world literature" as a paradigm of study. On the basis of an extended, active, and ultimately more literary sense of what it means to institute world literature, it views processes of institutionalization not as limitations, but as challenges to understand how literature may simultaneously function as an enabling and exclusionary world of its own...read more
By Pieter Vermeulen (editor)

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9781138832541 | Routledge, July 1, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This volume engages critically with the recent and ongoing consolidation of "world literature" as a paradigm of study.

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Product Description: What is distinctive about the cultural practice called 'literature'? How does it benefit individuals and society? How do literary works retain their importance and their capacity to give pleasure over decades and centuries? What constitutes responsible criticism? These are some of the questions addressed in this book, which develops the arguments put forward in Derek Attridge's influential study The Singularity of Literature (2004)...read more

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9780198733195 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 26, 2015, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: What is distinctive about the cultural practice called 'literature'?

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9780394578637, titled "Red Storm Rising / Patriot Games" | Abridged edition (Random House, April 1, 1989), cover price $35.00 | also contains Red Storm Rising / Patriot Games

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Product Description: In this book Aaron Hillyer considers the implications of Maurice Blanchot's strange formulation: "Literature is heading to its essence, which is its disappearance." This quest leads Hillyer to stage a dialogue between the works of Blanchot and Giorgio Agamben...read more

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9781623561710 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 26, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: In this book Aaron Hillyer considers the implications of Maurice Blanchot's strange formulation: "Literature is heading to its essence, which is its disappearance.
9780387971483, titled "Pascal for Science" | Springer Verlag, February 1, 1992, cover price $50.00 | also contains Pascal for Science

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9781501306808 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 26, 2015), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In this book Aaron Hillyer considers the implications of Maurice Blanchot's strange formulation: "Literature is heading to its essence, which is its disappearance.

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Product Description: A dazzling new collection of essays--on reading, writing, form, and thought--from one of America's master writers. Beginning with personal, both past and present, it emphasizes William H. Gass's lifelong attachment to books and then moves on to ponder the work of some of his favorite writers (among them Kafka, Nietzsche, Henry James, Gertrude Stein, and Proust)...read more

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9780307595843 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 17, 2012, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A dazzling new collection of essays—on reading, writing, form, and thought—from one of America’s master writers.

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9781564789174 | Reprint edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, January 20, 2015), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A dazzling new collection of essays--on reading, writing, form, and thought--from one of America's master writers.

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Product Description: This volume explores the notions of excess, intemperance and overabundance in cultures and literatures of both the English- and Chinese-speaking worlds. It concentrates on some aspects of literary and cultural meanings of excess(es) in various theories and practices of these antipodean territories of human experience and consciousnesses, bringing together what is common between them and what sets the West apart from the East: eroticism, drug abuse, alcoholism, urban concepts, music, food, etc...read more
By Stankomir Nicieja (editor)

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9783631646205 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, December 29, 2014, cover price $85.95 | About this edition: This volume explores the notions of excess, intemperance and overabundance in cultures and literatures of both the English- and Chinese-speaking worlds.

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9780415120173, titled "Teaching and Learning in Further Education: Diversity and Change" | Routledge, December 1, 1997, cover price $34.95 | also contains Teaching and Learning in Further Education: Diversity and Change | About this edition: First published in 1997.

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Product Description: Mikhail Bakhtin was one of the twentieth century’s most influential literary theorists. This accessible introduction to his thought begins with the questions ‘Why Bakhtin?’ and ‘Who was Bakhtin?’, before dealing in detail with his ideas on authorship and subjecthood, language, dialogism, heteroglossia and the novel, the chronotope, and the carnivalesque...read more

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9780415319690 | Routledge, December 2, 2014, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Mikhail Bakhtin was one of the twentieth century’s most influential literary theorists.

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Product Description: ‘Bakhtin and his Others’ aims to develop an understanding of Mikhail Bakhtin’s ideas through a contextual approach, particularly with a focus on Bakhtin studies from the 1990s onward. The volume offers fresh theoretical insights into Bakhtin’s ideas on (inter)subjectivity and temporality – including his concepts of chronotope and literary polyphony – by reconsidering his ideas in relation to the sources he employs, and taking into account later research on similar topics...read more
By Tintti Klapuri (editor)

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9780857283085 | Anthem Pr, March 1, 2013, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: ‘Bakhtin and his Others’ aims to develop an understanding of Mikhail Bakhtin’s ideas through a contextual approach, particularly with a focus on Bakhtin studies from the 1990s onward.

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9781783083312 | Reprint edition (Anthem Pr, November 1, 2014), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: ‘Bakhtin and his Others’ aims to develop an understanding of Mikhail Bakhtin’s ideas through a contextual approach, particularly with a focus on Bakhtin studies from the 1990s onward.

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Product Description: This incredibly useful volume offers an introduction to the history of literary criticism and theory from ancient Greece to the present. Grounded in the close reading of landmark theoretical texts, while seeking to encourage the reader's critical response, Pelagia Goulimari examines: major thinkers and critics from Plato and Aristotle to Foucault, Derrida, Kristeva, Said and Butler; key concepts, themes and schools in the history of literary theory: mimesis, inspiration, reason and emotion, the self, the relation of literature to history, society, culture and ethics, feminism, poststructuralism, postcolonialism, queer theory; genres and movements in literary history: epic, tragedy, comedy, the novel; Romanticism, realism, modernism and postmodernism...read more

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9780415544313 | Routledge, October 28, 2014, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This incredibly useful volume offers an introduction to the history of literary criticism and theory from ancient Greece to the present.

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9780415544320 | Routledge, September 8, 2014, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This incredibly useful volume offers an introduction to the history of literary criticism and theory from ancient Greece to the present.

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Product Description: The etymological affinity between ‘criticism’ and ‘crisis’ has never been more resonant than it is today, when social life is increasingly understood as defined by a succession of overlapping global crises: financial and economic crises; environmental crises; geopolitical crises; terrorist crises; public health crises...read more
By Paul Crosthwaite (editor)

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9780415879491 | Routledge, December 2, 2010, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: The etymological affinity between ‘criticism’ and ‘crisis’ has never been more resonant than it is today, when social life is increasingly understood as defined by a succession of overlapping global crises: financial and economic crises; environmental crises; geopolitical crises; terrorist crises; public health crises.

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9781138816206 | Routledge, June 19, 2014, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: The etymological affinity between ‘criticism’ and ‘crisis’ has never been more resonant than it is today, when social life is increasingly understood as defined by a succession of overlapping global crises: financial and economic crises; environmental crises; geopolitical crises; terrorist crises; public health crises.

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