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  • 100 Books that Changed the World, Hardcover
    A chronological survey of the world's most influential books. An exceptional collection of groundbreaking books - from scriptures that founded religion and scientific treatises that challenged beliefs, to novels that kick-started literary genres. NUME CARTE: 100 Books that Changed the World, Hardcov..
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  • 100 Greatest Literary Detectives, Hardcover
    A selection of the most interesting or notable fictional sleuths, chosen for their cultural importance, novelty or aesthetic quality. Insightful entries on such figures as Maigret, Holmes, Lord Peter Wimsey and Easy Rawlins. NUME CARTE: 100 Greatest Literary Detectives, HardcoverISBN: 1442278226PRET..
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  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die, Paperback
    A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the best fiction from around the world. This new update for 2012 includes 150 new images of original book covers and a complete list of major literary prize winners. Features more than 700 illustrations and photographs, presenting quotes from individual novels..
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  • 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare, Paperback
    An intimate history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year that changed not only his fortunes but the course of literature. Brings the news, intrigue and flavour of the times together with wonderful detail about how Shakespeare worked as an actor, businessman and playwright, to create a..
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  • 52 Ways Of Looking At A Poem, Paperback
    Padel takes fifty-two of the poems discussed in her }Independent on Sunday{ column and suggests several ways for readers to enjoy them - for both new and seasoned verse enthusiasts. NUME CARTE: 52 Ways Of Looking At A Poem, PaperbackISBN: 0099429152PRET EDITURA: 64.99AUTOR(i): Ruth PadelEDITURA: Vin..
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  • A Book Lover's Diary, Hardcover
    ``I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.`` -- Oscar Wilde A Book Lover's Diary is a journal for noting personal discoveries from the books read and recording the books on a wish list. A Book Lover's Diary is a welcome companion during fo..
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  • A Charlie Brown Religion: Exploring the Spiritual Life and Work of Charles M. Schulz, Paperback
    Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts comic strip franchise, the most successful of all time, forever changed the industry. For more than half a century, the endearing, witty insights brought to life by Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and Lucy have caused newspaper readers and television viewers across the glob..
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  • A Dictionary of Literary Symbols, Paperback
    This is an expansion of the first dictionary of symbols to be based on literature, rather than on 'universal' psychological archetypes or myths. It explains and illustrates the literary symbols that we frequently encounter (such as swan, rose, moon, gold) and gives thousands of cross-references and ..
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  • A History of Children's Books in 100 Books, Hardcover
    A History of Children's Books in 100 Books takes a global perspective and traces the development of the genre from ancient stories, such as Aesop's Fables and the Indian Panchatantra, through the Puritan primers of the 17th century to the Harry Potter series and books as technology. Taking the app..
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  • A Life in Words: In Conversation with I. B. Siegumfeldt, Paperback
    Paul Auster's A Life in Words--a wide-ranging dialogue between Auster and the Danish professor I. B. Siegumfeldt--is a remarkably candid and sharply focused investigation into one writer's art, craft, and life. It includes many revelations that have never been shared before. This is a book that's fu..
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  • A Literary Guide to Washington, DC: Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston, Paperback
    The site of a thriving literary tradition, Washington, DC, has been the home to many of our nation's most acclaimed writers. From the city's founding to the beginnings of modernism, literary luminaries including Walt Whitman, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Alice Dunbar-Nelson, Henry Adams, Langston Hughes, a..
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  • A Little Book on Form: An Exploration Into the Formal Imagination of Poetry, Paperback
    From the former U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winner, an illuminating dissection of poetic form for students, enthusiasts, and newcomers alikeA Little Book on Form brilliantly synthesizes Hass's formidable gifts as both a poet and essayist. In it he takes up the central ..
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  • A Separate Peace, Paperback
    When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, this book offers students what they need to succeed. It provides chapter-by-chapter analysis, explanations of key themes, motifs and symbols, a review quiz, and essay topics. It is suitable for late-night studying and paper writing. NUME CARTE: A Separate..
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  • A Short History of Fantasy, Paperback
    Some of the earliest books ever written, including ``The Epic of Gilgamesh`` and the ``Odyssey,`` deal with monsters, marvels, extraordinary voyages, and magic, and this genre, known as fantasy, remained an essential part of European literature through the rise of the modern realist novel. Tracing t..
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  • A Student's Guide to Classics, Paperback
    Bruce Thornton's crisp and informative Student's Guide to Classics provides readers with an overview of each of the major poets, dramatists, philosophers, and historians of ancient Greece and Rome. Including short bios of major figures and a list of suggested readings, Thornton's guide is unparallel..
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  • A Susan Sontag Reader, Paperback
    Susan Sontag occupies a special place in Modern American letters. She has become our most important critic, while her brilliant novels and short fiction are, at long last, getting the recognition they deserve. Sontag is above all a writer, which is only to say that, though the form may differ, there..
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  • Accrington Pals, Paperback
    A poignant and harrowing play set in the early years of the First World War, as the country's jingoistic optimism starts to wane. NUME CARTE: Accrington Pals, PaperbackISBN: 1408137100PRET EDITURA: 64.99AUTOR(i): Peter WhelanEDITURA: Bloomsbury Publishing PLCCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Ianuarie ..
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  • Adaptation and Appropriation, Paperback
    2nd edition. NUME CARTE: Adaptation and Appropriation, PaperbackISBN: 1138828998PRET EDITURA: 106.99AUTOR(i): Julie SandersEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Noiembrie 2015DATA PUBLICARE: 2015FORMAT: 197x130x15..
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  • Adrienne Rich: Poetry and Prose, Paperback
    I do use your edition of Rich each time I teach my women writers course. It's essential " --JOELLEN DELUCIA, Central Michigan University NUME CARTE: Adrienne Rich: Poetry and Prose, PaperbackISBN: 9780393265439PRET EDITURA: 178.99AUTOR(i): Adrienne RichEDITURA: W. W. Norton & CompanyCOLECTIE: Norton..
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  • After Foucault: Culture, Theory, and Criticism in the 21st Century, Paperback
    The work of Michel Foucault is much read, widely cited, and occasionally misunderstood. In response to this state of affairs, this collection aims to clarify, to contextualize, and to contribute to Foucauldian scholarship in a very specific way. Rather than offering either a conceptual introduction ..
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  • After Kathy Acker, Paperback
    The first authorised biography of punk writer Kathy Acker from the author of the bestselling }I Love Dick{. NUME CARTE: After Kathy Acker, PaperbackISBN: 0141986654PRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): Chris KrausEDITURA: Penguin Books LtdCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2018DATA PUBLICARE: 2018FORMAT..
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  • Against, Paperback
    Published to coincide with a major world premier at the Almeida Theatre in London, this is a gripping new play from the American playwright. NUME CARTE: Against, PaperbackISBN: 1350045985PRET EDITURA: 64.99AUTOR(i): Christopher ShinnEDITURA: Bloomsbury Publishing PLCCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: A..
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  • Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making, Paperback
    Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks is the fascinating exploration of the contents of Agatha Christie's long hidden notebooks, including illustrations, analyses, and two previously unpublished Hercule Poirot short stories. Not only will Christie's legions of ardent fans find a treasure chest of new m..
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  • Age of Chaucer, Paperback
    Literary, historical and social contexts. NUME CARTE: Age of Chaucer, PaperbackISBN: 052152993XPRET EDITURA: 48.99AUTOR(i): Valerie AllenEDITURA: Cambridge University PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Ianuarie 2004DATA PUBLICARE: 2004FORMAT: 229x152x7..
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  • Airportness: The Nature of Flight, Paperback
    Airportness takes the reader on a single day's journey through all the routines and stages of an ordinary flight. From curbside to baggage, and pondering the minutes and hours of sitting in between, Christopher Schaberg contemplates the mundane world of commercial aviation to discover ``the nature o..
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  • Alan Bennett: Keeping On Keeping On, Audio
    Alan Bennett reads the latest published instalment of his diaries, as included in his new book, }Keeping On Keeping On{. Unabridged. 2 CDs. Run time: 2hrs 20mins. NUME CARTE: Alan Bennett: Keeping On Keeping On, AudioISBN: 1785297015PRET EDITURA: 77.99AUTOR(i): Alan BennettEDITURA: BBC AudiobooksCOP..
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  • Alan Turing: The Enigma, Paperback
    A new edition of Hodges's classic biography of Turing, the brilliant Cambridge mathematician who cracked the German Enigma code and was the father of the modern computer. With a new preface. NUME CARTE: Alan Turing: The Enigma, PaperbackISBN: 0099116413PRET EDITURA: 64.99AUTOR(i): Andrew HodgesEDITU..
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  • Alienation and Freedom, Hardcover
    The first English translation of the only remaining unpublished work by 20th century writer and philosopher Franz Fanon. NUME CARTE: Alienation and Freedom, HardcoverISBN: 1474250211PRET EDITURA: 117.99AUTOR(i): Frantz FanonEDITURA: Bloomsbury AcademicCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2018DA..
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  • Amelia Peabody's Egypt: A Compendium, Hardcover
    The Egypt that so enticed and enchanted intrepid archaeologist-sleuth Amelia Peabody in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was a place of wonder, mystery, danger, and the lure of antiquity. Now, with this monumental volume of Egyptian culture, history, and esoterica, readers will be a..
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  • American Niceness: A Cultural History, Hardcover
    The cliche of the Ugly American--loud, vulgar, materialistic, chauvinistic--still expresses what people around the world dislike about their Yankee counterparts. Carrie Tirado Bramen recovers the history of a very different national archetype--the nice American--which has been central to ideas of U...
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  • An Irish Literature Reader: Poetry, Prose, Drama, Paperback
    In a volume that has become a standard text in Irish studies, editors Maureen O'Rourke Murphy and James MacKillop survey thirteen centuries of Irish literature, including old Irish epic and lyric poetry, Irish folksongs and a selection of nineteenth-century prose and poetry. For each author the edit..
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  • Anna Karenina Fix, Paperback
    The teachable moments and life guidance abundant throughout the great Russian novels are drawn attention to in this funny and fascinating book from the regular }Guardian{ and }The Pool{ contributor. NUME CARTE: Anna Karenina Fix, PaperbackISBN: 0241981271PRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): Viv GroskopEDITU..
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  • Anna Karenina, Hardcover
    At its simplest, Anna Karenina is a love story. It is a portrait of a beautiful and intelligent woman whose passionate love for a handsome officer sweeps aside all other ties - to her marriage and to the network of relationships and moral values that bind the society around her. The love affair of A..
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  • Annotated Alice, Paperback
    An entertaining edition of }Alice's Adventures In Wonderland{ and }Through The Looking Glass{ that seeks to answer questions such as where did the Cheshire Cat get its grin? With line illustrations by John Tenniel. NUME CARTE: Annotated Alice, PaperbackISBN: 0140289291PRET EDITURA: 64.99AUTOR(i): Le..
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  • Anthony Powell, Hardcover
    Providing a fascinating insight into the world of early 20th century literary London, Spurling paints an intriguing portrait of the master novelist and well-connected socialite - Anthony Powell. NUME CARTE: Anthony Powell, HardcoverISBN: 0241143837PRET EDITURA: 146.99AUTOR(i): Hilary SpurlingEDITURA..
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  • Anthropocene Reading: Literary History in Geologic Times, Paperback
    Few terms have garnered more attention recently in the sciences, humanities, and public sphere than the Anthropocene, the proposed epoch in which a human ``signature`` appears in the lithostratigraphic record. Anthropocene Reading considers the implications of this concept for literary history and c..
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  • Antony & Cleopatra (No Fear Shakespeare), Paperback
    Read Shakespeare in all its brilliance and actually understand what it means. Each No Fear Shakespeare contains the complete text of the original play, a line-by-line translation, a complete list of characters, and plenty of helpful commentary.No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of Anton..
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  • Appointment in Arezzo, Hardcover
    Published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Muriel Spark's birth in 2018, it contains entertaining anecdotes from her life and information from never-before-seen primary material. NUME CARTE: Appointment in Arezzo, HardcoverISBN: 1846973759PRET EDITURA: 76.99AUTOR(i): Alan TaylorEDITURA: Pol..
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  • Arden Shakespeare Complete Works, Paperback
    A revised edition, with the full text of Double Falsehood, an 18th century rewrite of Shakespeare's 'lost' play, Cardenio. Edited by Ann Thompson, David Scott Kastan and Richard Proudfoot. NUME CARTE: Arden Shakespeare Complete Works, PaperbackISBN: 9781408152010PRET EDITURA: 135.99AUTOR(i): William..
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  • Art of Discworld, Hardcover
    Illustrated journey through Terry Pratchett's Discworld, forming a companion volume to The Last Hero, which has sold over 300,000 copies. Full colour throughout with each page designed and laid out by Pratchett's preferred illustrator, Paul Kidby. Trade paperback. NUME CARTE: Art of Discworld, Hardc..
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  • Art of Reading, Hardcover
    A tribute to the powers of reading, one of our most undervalued skills. Explains how we can read better, alongside some of the greatest readers, such as Borges, Plato and Woolf. It's an ideal gift for any avid reader. NUME CARTE: Art of Reading, HardcoverISBN: 1911344188PRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): ..
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  • Aspects of the Novel, Paperback
    A collection of literary lectures by E.M. Forster, published in 1927, freely examining elements that all English-language novels have in common. NUME CARTE: Aspects of the Novel, PaperbackISBN: 0141441690PRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): E M ForsterEDITURA: Penguin Books LtdCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI..
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  • Asterix Omnibus 9: Asterix and the Great Divide, Asterix and the Black Gold, Asterix and Son, Paperback
    This special collector's edition features books 25 to 27 in one fabulous volume, in paperback for the first time. In ASTERIX AND THE GREAT DIVIDE, can Asterix, Obelix and Getafix ensure a happy ending for star-crossed lovers Melodrama and Histrionix, whose fathers are rival chieftains? Watch out for..
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  • Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, Paperback
    A new guide to Margaret Atwood's contemporary classic, covering all aspects of the novel. NUME CARTE: Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, PaperbackISBN: 0826426018PRET EDITURA: 94.99AUTOR(i): Gina WiskerEDITURA: Bloomsbury AcademicCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Mai 2010DATA PUBLICARE: 2010FORMAT: 222x150..
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  • Autobiography, Paperback
    2nd edition. NUME CARTE: Autobiography, PaperbackISBN: 9780415572149PRET EDITURA: 106.99AUTOR(i): Linda AndersonEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Noiembrie 2010DATA PUBLICARE: 2010..
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  • Autumn Journal, Paperback
    A new edition of MacNeice's classic collection of poems, written between August and December 1938. MacNeice has been a huge inspiration to many poets since his death in 1963. NUME CARTE: Autumn Journal, PaperbackISBN: 0571234380PRET EDITURA: 64.99AUTOR(i): Louis MacNeiceEDITURA: Faber & FaberCOPERTA..
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  • Becoming Dickens, Paperback
    Rightly rejecting familiar accounts of Charles Dickens's life, Douglas-Fairhurst's biography shows us the forlorn and driven young Dickens who tried his hand at the law, journalism and acting before finally committing to a career as a writer. A ' revealing and groundbreaking study, which succeeds b..
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  • Beggar's Opera and Polly, Paperback
    The first edition to combine The Beggar's Opera with its sequel, Polly, allowing readers to see the full scope of John Gay's theatrical and moral vision. NUME CARTE: Beggar's Opera and Polly, PaperbackISBN: 9780199642229PRET EDITURA: 46.99AUTOR(i): John GayEDITURA: Oxford University PressCOPERTA: Br..
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