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Literary reference works books

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Books That Changed History by DK Books That Changed History

With a foreword by James NaughtieTurn the pages of the most famous books of all time and marvel at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland Medieval to 1707 by Dr. A.  J. Mann The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland Medieval to 1707

This volume provides a wide and varied account of the history of the book during the medieval and early modern period, up to the Union of the Parliaments in 1707.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

International Who's Who of Authors and Writers by Europa Publications International Who's Who of Authors and Writers

Now in its 33rd edition, this title is a comprehensive and practical source of biographical information on the key personalities and organizations of the literary world, whether world-famous or lesser known. This descriptive directory is revised annually by our editorial...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

For the Gay Stage A Guide to 456 Plays, Aristophanes to Peter Gill by Drewey Wayne Gunn For the Gay Stage A Guide to 456 Plays, Aristophanes to Peter Gill

From the Gay Repertoire is the first guide to consider the total sweep of gay plays published in English, not just those that were produced on Broadway and in London's West End. Here one will find, in addition to Off-...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to the Eagle Has Landed by Mike Ripley, Lee Child Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to the Eagle Has Landed
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An entertaining history of British thrillers from Casino Royale to The Eagle Has Landed, in which award-winning crime writer Mike Ripley reveals that, though Britain may have lost an empire, her thrillers helped save the world. With a foreword by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

Of Mice and Men by Barbara Heavilin Of Mice and Men

With an array of contributions by leading Steinbeck scholars, Critical Insights: Of Mice and Men provides a rich array of fresh perspectives and valuable information on this short but beloved text. Essay topics include: the masculine psyche, alienation, and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

Moral by Robert Evans Moral

The Critical Approaches series focuses on one type of literary criticism commonly studied in introductory literature classes. It defines the approach, introduces its genesis, and provides an overview of the leading practitioners within this area of scholarship. Essays then model...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2017

Book Review Digest, 2016 Annual Cumulation by H. W. Wilson Book Review Digest, 2016 Annual Cumulation

Book Review Digest is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources. Unlike reviews on book-sale sites and the open Internet, many of the reviews are serious, academic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2017

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Literary Wonderlands A Journey through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created by Laura Miller Literary Wonderlands A Journey through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created

Imaginary worlds have captivated readers since the first works of literature . Lovingly researched and beautifully produced, Literary Wonderlands explores the timeless , captivating features of literature's greatest fictional worlds and the minds that created them. The book is comprised...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

A Book of Book Lists A Bibliophile's Compendium by Alex Johnson A Book of Book Lists A Bibliophile's Compendium

This is a book of book lists. From Bin Laden's bookshelf to the books most frequently left in hotels, from prisoners' favourite books to MPs' most borrowed books, these lists are proof that a person's bookcase tells you everything you...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2017

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Who's Who in Dickens by Former Head of Language and Literature Department Donald (Polytechnic of North London) Hawes Who's Who in Dickens

<em>Who's Who in Dickens</em> is an accessible guide to the many characters in Charles Dickens' fiction. Dickens' characters are strikingly portrayed and have become a vital part of our cultural heritage - Scrooge has become a by-word for stinginess, Uriah...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/12/2016

Major Short Stories of D.H. Lawrence A Handbook by Martin F Kearney Major Short Stories of D.H. Lawrence A Handbook

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 18/11/2016

Talking about Books by Marcia Fineman Ph D Talking about Books


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 05/11/2016

The Norton Introduction to Literature with 2016 MLA Update by Kelly J. Mays The Norton Introduction to Literature with 2016 MLA Update

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATE. The most trusted guide for helping students read critically and write carefully.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2016

Disciplined Subjects and Better Selves Essays on Literature by Omar Sabbagh Disciplined Subjects and Better Selves Essays on Literature


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 15/09/2016

International Who's Who of Authors and Writers by Europa Publications International Who's Who of Authors and Writers

Now in its 32nd edition, this title is a comprehensive and practical source of biographical information on the key personalities and organizations of the literary world, whether world-famous or lesser known. This descriptive directory is revised annually by our editorial...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/08/2016

Litterature belge de langue francaise (Les Grands Articles) by Encyclopaedia Universalis Litterature belge de langue francaise (Les Grands Articles)

Si des elements comme la race, le peuple, le climat ou le decor de la vie ont leur importance dans la formation de l'esprit des ecrivains et, par la, dans l'aspect de leurs produits, il n'en reste pas moins que...
Format: eBook - Released: 12/07/2016

Litterature bresilienne (Les Grands Articles) by Encyclopaedia Universalis Litterature bresilienne (Les Grands Articles)

La litterature bresilienne nait de sa matrice portugaise, et une des questions est de savoir si elle en constitue un rameau jusqu'a l'independance du pays en 1822, ou si elle prend son autonomie avec la decouverte de celui-ci en 1500.
Format: eBook - Released: 12/07/2016

Litterature coreenne (Les Grands Articles) by Encyclopaedia Universalis Litterature coreenne (Les Grands Articles)

Longtemps orale, essentiellement composee de chants rituels, puis redigee en chinois, la litterature coreenne a pris son essor au XIIIe siecle, avec le developpement de l'imprimerie dont l'usage des caracteres mobiles en plomb fut d'abord reserve a la cour.
Format: eBook - Released: 12/07/2016

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