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Hernando Colon's New World of Books Toward a Cartography of Knowledge
ISBN: HB: 9780300230413, Yale University Press, March 2021
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 80 black&white illus.
This engaging book offers the first comprehensive account of the extraordinary projects of Hernando Colon, son of Christopher Columbus, which culminated in the creation of the greatest library of the Renaissance, with ambitions to be universal––that...
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£25,00
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North African Poetry in French Yale French Studies, Number 137/138
ISBN: PB: 9780300250374, Yale University Press, February 2021
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Although in recent years Maghrebi literature written in French has enjoyed increased critical attention, less attention has been paid specifically to the genre of poetry. The sixteen essays collected in this special issue of "Yale French Studies" sho...
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£50,00
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Heinrich Heine Writing the Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300236545, Yale University Press, January 2021
336 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Heinrich Heine (1797-1856) was a virtuoso German poet, satirist, and visionary humanist whose dynamic life story and strikingly original writing are ripe for rediscovery. In this vividly imagined exploration of Heine's life and work, George Prochni...
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£16,99
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Fabulous Monsters Dracula, Alice, Superman, and Other Literary Friends
ISBN: PB: 9780300255355, ISBN: HB: 9780300247381, Yale University Press, November 2020
256 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm, 38 black&white illus.
Alberto Manguel, in a style both charming and erudite, examines how literary characters live with us from childhood on. Throughout the years, they change their identities and emerge from behind their stories to teach us about the complexities of love...
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£12,99
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£14,99
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Midlife Mind Literature and the Art of Ageing
ISBN: HB: 9781789143508, Reaktion Books, October 2020
328 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 20 illus.
The meaning of life is a common concern, but what is the meaning of midlife? With the help of illustrious writers such as Dante, Montaigne, Beauvoir, Goethe and Beckett, "The Midlife Mind" sets out to answer this question. Erudite but engaging, it ta...
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£20,00
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For Now
ISBN: HB: 9780300244649, Yale University Press, October 2020
96 pp., 17.8x12.1 cm
In this raucous meditation, Eileen Myles offers an intimate glimpse into creativity's immediacy. With erudition and wit, Myles recounts their early years as an awakening writer; existential struggles with landlords; storied moments with neighbors, fr...
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£12,99
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Vampire A New History
ISBN: PB: 9780300254839, ISBN: HB: 9780300232233, Yale University Press, September 2020
320 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 35 colour illus., 4 black&white illus.
Published to mark the bicentenary of John Polidori's publication of "The Vampyre", Nick Groom's detailed new account illuminates the complex history of the iconic creature. The vampire first came to public prominence in the early eighteenth century,...
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£9,99
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£16,99
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Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century
ISBN: PB: 9780300255379, Yale University Press, September 2020
424 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
If Vasily Grossman's 1961 masterpiece, "Life and Fate", had been published during his lifetime, it would have reached the world together with Pasternak's "Doctor Zhivago" and before Solzhenitsyn's "Gulag". But "Life and Fate" was seized by the KGB. W...
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£16,99
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All the Tiny Moments Blazing A Literary Guide to Suburban London
ISBN: HB: 9781789143072, Reaktion Books, September 2020
560 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 6 illus.
The London suburbs have, for more than 250 years, fired the creative literary imagination: whether this is Samuel Johnson hiding away in bucolic pre-industrial Streatham, Italo Svevo cheering on Charlton Athletic FC down at The Valley, or Angela Cart...
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£25,00
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History of Writing Second Edition
ISBN: PB: 9781789143492, Reaktion Books, September 2020
368 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm, 150 illus.
From the earliest scratches on stone and bone to the languages of computers and the internet, "A History of Writing" offers an investigation into the origin and development of writing throughout the world. Illustrated with numerous examples, this boo...
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