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A History of Reading

by Steven Roger Fischer

<p>‘Starting from the Bronze Age and ending with modern emails and a possible future of e-books, Steven Fischer’s <i>A History of Reading</i> takes in a wonderful diversity of things.’ — <i>Nature</i></p> <p>‘It’s an exciting story, which the ...

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A History of Russian Literature

by Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman & others

<p>Russia possesses one of the richest and most admired literatures of Europe, reaching back to the eleventh century. A History of Russian Literature provides a comprehensive account of Russian writing from its earliest origins in the monastic ...

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A History of Russian Thought

by William Leatherbarrow & Derek Offord

<p>The history of ideas has played a central role in Russia's political and social history. Understanding its intellectual tradition and the way the intelligentsia have shaped the nation is crucial to understanding the Russia of today. This ...

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A History of the African American Novel

by Valerie Babb

<p>A History of the African American Novel offers an in-depth overview of the development of the novel and its major genres. In the first part of this book, Valerie Babb examines the evolution of the novel from the 1850s to the present, showing ...

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A History of the Bildungsroman

by Sarah Graham

<p>The Bildungsroman has been one of the most significant genres in Western literature since the eighteenth century. This volume, comprised of eleven chapters by leading experts in the field, offers original insights into how the novel of ...

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A History of the Future

Prophets of Progress from H. G. Wells to Isaac Asimov

by Peter J. Bowler

<p>In this wide-ranging survey, Peter J. Bowler explores the phenomenon of futurology: predictions about the future development and impact of science and technology on society and culture in the twentieth century. Utilising science fiction, ...

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A History of the Indian Novel in English

by Ulka Anjaria

<p>A History of the Indian Novel in English traces the development of the Indian novel from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century up until the present day. Beginning with an extensive introduction that charts important theoretical ...

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A History of the Irish Novel

by Derek Hand

<p>Derek Hand's A History of the Irish Novel is a major work of criticism on some of the greatest and most globally recognisable writers of the novel form. Writers such as Laurence Sterne, James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, Samuel Beckett and John ...

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A History of the Irish Short Story

by Heather Ingman

<p>Though the short story is often regarded as central to the Irish canon, this text was the first comprehensive study of the genre for many years. Heather Ingman traces the development of the modern short story in Ireland from its beginnings in

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A History of the Modernist Novel

by Gregory Castle

<p>A History of the Modernist Novel reassesses the modernist canon and produces a wealth of new comparative analyses that radically revise the novel's history. Drawing on American, English, Irish, Russian, French and German traditions, leading ...

ISBN: 9781316287934

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A History of Twentieth-Century American Women's Poetry

by Linda A. Kinnahan

<p>A History of Twentieth-Century American Women's Poetry explores the genealogy of modern American verse by women from the early twentieth century to the millennium. Beginning with an extensive introduction that charts important theoretical ...

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A History of Virginia Literature

by Kevin J. Hayes

<p>A History of Virginia Literature chronicles a story that has been more than four hundred years in the making. It looks at the development of literary culture in Virginia from the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to the twenty-first century. ...

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A History of Western American Literature

by Susan Kollin

<p>The American West is a complex region that has inspired generations of writers and artists. Often portrayed as a quintessential landscape that symbolizes promise and progress for a developing nation, the American West is also a diverse space ...

ISBN: 9781316028179

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A History of Western Appreciation of English-translated Tang Poetry

by Lan Jiang

<p>This book examines the development of English-translated Tang poetry and its propagation to the Western world. It consists of two parts, the first of which addresses the initial stage of English-translated Tang poetry’s propagation, and the ...

ISBN: 9783662563526

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A Human Being Died That Night

Forgiving Apartheid's Chief Killer

by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

<p>While working for South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Committee, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela interviewed former police colonel Eugene De Cock, who commanded a unit believed to have killed a number of anti-apartheid activists. De Cock was ...

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A Human Love Story

Journeys to the Heart - WITH FREE AUDIO

by Matt Hopwood

<p>Setting off with just a small bag and a stick, Matt Hopwood walked for five hundred miles from Lindisfarne to the Outer Hebrides, listening to the amazing stories of love that have shaped and transformed the people he met along the ...

ISBN: 9780857909831

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A Hundred Words for Snow (NHB Modern Plays)

by Tatty Hennessy

<p>Depicting a teenage girl’s solo journey to the North Pole with her father’s ashes, <em>A Hundred Words for Snow</em> is a complex, epic and undulating story by Tatty Hennessy that pitches themes of death and rebirth against a shifting ...

ISBN: 9781788500142

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A Hundred Words for Snow (NHB Modern Plays)

by Tatty Hennessy

<p>Depicting a teenage girl’s solo journey to the North Pole with her father’s ashes, <em>A Hundred Words for Snow</em> is a complex, epic and undulating story by Tatty Hennessy that pitches themes of death and rebirth against a shifting ...

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A Jar of Wild Flowers

Essays in Celebration of John Berger

by Sally Potter

<p>‘John Berger has made the world a better place to live in. These essays tell us how he succeeded in that task.’<br /> Arundhati Roy</p> <p>In this collection of essays on the work of, and conversations with, John Berger, thirty-seven of his

ISBN: 9781783608829

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A Journey in Translation

Anne Hébert's Poetry in English

by Lee Skallerup Bessette

<p>This book traces the remarkable journey of Hébert’s shifting authorial identity as versions of her work traveled through complex and contested linguistic and national terrain from the late 1950s until today. At the center of this exploration ...

ISBN: 9780776623788

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