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Follow Your Dreams

Follow Your Dreams

Author: Emma Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

A celebration of talent, friendship and girl power. Want to know why Maddie Ziegler thinks it's so important to be yourself, how Millie Bobby Brown follows her dreams each and every day or where Nia Sioux gets her self-confidence from? FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS is the perfect guide to the lives of your fave influencers from around the world. Packed with profiles, quizzes and fill-in fun, be inspired by these amazing girls and discover their top tips for achieving your own dreams.

STORM: The Infinity Code

STORM: The Infinity Code

Author: Emma Young Format: eBook Release Date: 12/06/2018

STORMis a gadget-packed, high-adrenaline adventurea middlegrade spy audiobook sure to leave readers white-knuckled and breathless. It's also the name of the ambitious organization formed by the story's three brainiac kids: Will, the loner, inventive genius, and creator of cutting-edge gadgets. Andrew, the software whiz-kid, millionaire, and fashion disaster. Gaia, the brilliant and mysterious teen chemist, fluent in French, Italian, Mandarin, and blowing stuff up. Will first scoffs at STORM's grand plans to combat global strife. But when the group uncovers a plot to create a deadly revolutionary weapon, the three race from England to Russia, determined not only to find and dismantle the weapon, but to confront the psychopathic scientist behind it all.

Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Author: Emma Young Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2018

New reading of contemporary feminisms and the short storyThe short story has received renewed attention and notable popular acclaim in the twenty-first century. This book offers a wide-ranging survey of contemporary women's short stories and introduces a new way of theorising feminism in the genre through the concept of 'the moment'. By considering the prominent themes of motherhood, marriage, domesticity, sexuality, masculinity and femininity, this work engages with a spectrum of issues that are central to feminism today and, in the process, offers insightful new readings of the contemporary short story. Readers will find new perspectives on both canonical as well as lesser-discussed contemporary writers, including Kate Atkinson, Nicola Barker, A.S. Byatt, Aminatta Forna, Victoria Hislop, Jackie Kay, Andrea Levy, Hilary Mantel, Kate Mosse, Michele Roberts, Ali Smith, Zadie Smith and Rose Tremain. While serving as a comprehensive introduction to the central themes of feminist politics, the study shows what makes the short story a desirable literary vehicle for creatively and critically contributing to feminist debates.Key FeaturesOffers a new way of approaching and theorising feminism and the short story through the concept of 'the moment'Establishes an important field of literary study which will further extant criticism on both the short story and contemporary women's writingProvides new perspectives on both canonical and lesser-discussed contemporary writers including Kate Atkinson, Nicola Barker, Aminatta Forna, Sarah Hall, Jackie Kay, Kate Mosse, Michele Roberts, Helen Simpson, Ali Smith, Zadie Smith and Rose TremainProvides a comprehensive introduction to some of the central themes of feminist politics

This Cat Does Not Love You

This Cat Does Not Love You

Author: Emma Young Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Think your cat loves you? Think you have a special connection, just the two of you? Think again... All cat owners are convinced their cat adores them, the loving provider of daily food, affection and a warm home. But what would your cat tell you if it could speak? Would they shower you with praise for providing them a loving home? Not likely. Discover what your cat's really thinking and what the meaning is behind those looks, twitches and `loving' gestures in this hilarious cat's-eye view of life.

British Women Short Story Writers The New Woman to Now

British Women Short Story Writers The New Woman to Now

Author: Emma Young Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/03/2017

What is the relationship between the British woman writer and the short story? This collection examines what this versatile genre offers women writers and what this can tell us about the society and culture they inhabit. From the rise of the modern printing press at the end of the 19th century through to the present digital age, these essays examine how the short story has been deployed and reworked by women writers and how they have influenced and shaped the genre's development. Considering the effect of literary inheritances, societal and cultural change and shifting publishing demands, this collection traces the evolution of the genre through to its continued appeal to women writing today. From the New Woman to contemporary feminisms, women's anthologies to microfiction, modernist writers to the contemporary works of Ali Smith and Helen Simpson, the chapters in this collection investigate a crucial yet underexamined field of British literature.

Sane How I shaped up my mind, improved my mental strength and found calm

Sane How I shaped up my mind, improved my mental strength and found calm

Author: Emma Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2016

Emma Young has no history of mental illness, just like everyone else, occasionally she gets down, anxious and disproportionately stressed. Disappointed that her mind does not always deal well with the pressures of modern life, Emma decided to go on mind-toning journey. Is it possible to tone your mind just as you can tone your body so it becomes more resilient and better prepared to deal with what life throws at you? By looking at some of the new and tried and tested techniques, from meditation to mental preparation involved in extreme sports and military training, Emma has devised a programme that will help everyone achieve mental stability.

British Women Short Story Writers The New Woman to Now

British Women Short Story Writers The New Woman to Now

Author: Emma Young Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2015

What is the relationship between the British woman writer and the short story? This collection examines what this versatile genre offers women writers, and what this can tell us about the society and culture they inhabit. From the rise of the modern printing press at the end of the Nineteenth Century through to the present digital age, these essays examine how the short story has been deployed and reworked by women writers and how they have influenced and shaped the genre's development. Considering the effect of literary inheritances, societal and cultural change, and shifting publishing demands, this collection traces the evolution of the genre through to its continued appeal to women writing today. From the New Woman to contemporary feminisms, women's anthologies to microfiction, modernist writers to the contemporary works of Sarah Hall and Helen Simpson, the chapters in this collection investigate a crucial yet under-examined field of British literature.

Sane How I shaped up my mind, improved my mental strength and found calm

Sane How I shaped up my mind, improved my mental strength and found calm

Author: Emma Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2015

Emma Young has no history of mental illness, just like everyone else, occasionally she gets down, anxious and disproportionately stressed. Disappointed that her mind does not always deal well with the pressures of modern life, Emma decided to go on mind-toning journey. Is it possible to tone your mind just as you can tone your body so it becomes more resilient and better prepared to deal with what life throws at you? By looking at some of the new and tried and tested techniques, from meditation to mental preparation involved in extreme sports and military training, Emma has devised a programme that will help everyone achieve mental stability.

Not Auditioning

Not Auditioning

Author: Emma Young Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/05/2015

In this, her first published poetry anthology, Emma Young explores the themes of love, hope, bitterness and regret whilst encouraging the reader to question the roles we play in life and why. Embark on a kaleidoscope of emotions through these words.

Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust Narrative and the Consequences of Interpretation

Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust Narrative and the Consequences of Interpretation

Author: Emma Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/1988

... a fresh critical model for students of Holocaust literature and historiography... -B'nai B'rith Messenger This is the first and most sophisticated attempt I have come across to apply modern literary theory to Holocaust material, and the act of mediation which it involves is worthy of praise. -Naomi Diamant, Prooftexts This is an authoritative and comprehensive, critical study covering all aspects of the remembrance of the Holocaust. James E. Young has written an exhaustive work, analyzing the many forms in which the Holocaust has been dealt with... -AJL Newsletter The first truly critical as well as comprehensive study of Holocaust narratives.... No one has clarified so well the 'texture of memory'. -Geoffrey Hartman ... a fascinating study.... thought provoking and elegantly written... -Holocaust and Genocide Studies A brilliant performance. -The Book Reader ... meticulously crafted and documented... far outranks the multitude of new titles on Holocaust topics. -Choice

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