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Literary reference works books

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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

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

Books That Changed History From the Art of War to Anne Frank's Diary by DK Books That Changed History From the Art of War to Anne Frank's Diary

Featuring a foreword by James Naughtie.Turn 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, Volume 1 Medieval to 1707 by Alastair Mann The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland, Volume 1 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

Emily Dickinson A Pictorial Artist: Soul of a Painter in a Poet by Dr Bhavana Saxena Emily Dickinson A Pictorial Artist: Soul of a Painter in a Poet


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

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

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American Literature in Transition, 1940-1950 by Christopher (University of Connecticut) Vials American Literature in Transition, 1940-1950

This collection provides crucial contexts for interpreting the literature of the 1940s, showing how writers intervened in the global struggles of the decade.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

American Literature in Transition, 2000-2010 by Rachel Greenwald Smith American Literature in Transition, 2000-2010

This volume offers an overview of the major transitions that occurred in American literary culture between 2000 and 2010.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Short Story Index, Annual Cumulation by H. W. Wilson Short Story Index, Annual Cumulation

This unique reference aid is a guide to important contemporary literature for students, literary researchers and other library users. It provides thorough, accurate indexing coverage of short stories written in or translated into English.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

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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

A Socio-Linguistic and Stylistic Study Of the Novels of Charles Dickens by Phd Pratibha Verma A Socio-Linguistic and Stylistic Study Of the Novels of Charles Dickens


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2017

Moral by Robert Evans Moral

Salem Press' Critical Approaches to Literature series is designed to provide students and researchers with fresh insight into the various critical approaches to literary criticism. With thought-provoking analysis of several works in a wide variety of genres, each volume helps...
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

The Hand That Holds the Camera Interviews with Women Film and Video Directors by Lynn Fieldman Miller The Hand That Holds the Camera Interviews with Women Film and Video Directors

Images of girls and women in books, ads, films and on television influence the way that girls and women see themselves. This book, considering it important that women control the images in these powerful media, interviews seven female film and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017

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

Who's Who in Dickens 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: 30/11/2016

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. (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Mays The Norton Introduction to Literature with 2016 MLA Update
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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

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 - Released: 31/10/2016

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