Ewa Ledochowicz - Books by      publishers
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
"Intricate Art of Actually Caring", and Other New Zealand Plays
ISBN: PB: 9780857423405, Seagull Books, February 2018
450 pp., 15.2x19 cm, 12 halftones
Theater in New Zealand began as a tool of the British Empire, imported along with Christianity, seeds, and other commodities as a way of acculturating the indigenous Maori population. In the decades since, it has been turned to different ends, and is...
PB: £34,00
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Agony of the Ghost And Other Stories
ISBN: PB: 9780857425027, Seagull Books, February 2018
176 pp., 12.7x21.5 cm
Hasan Azizul Huq is known for his stories that bring a powerful social consciousness to bear on the lives of ordinary people in contemporary Bangladesh – but doing so with surprising twists to what we think of as the typical grounds of realistic fict...
PB: £14,99
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Aranyak Of the Forest
ISBN: PB: 9780857424969, Seagull Books, February 2018
272 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay was one of the greatest writers in modern Bengali literature, best known for his autobiographical novel "Pather Panchali", which, along with another of Bandyopadhyay's books, formed the basis for Satyajit Ray's classic "A...
PB: £18,99
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Bad Words Selected Short Prose
ISBN: HB: 9780857424761, Seagull Books, February 2018
224 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
"I now no longer use the better words" Ilse Aichinger (1921-2016) was one of the most important writers of postwar Austrian and German literature. Born in 1921 to a Jewish mother, she survived World War II in Vienna, while her twin sister Helga esca...
HB: £18,50
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Beyond the Stars, Part 1 The Boy from Riga
ISBN: PB: 9780857424884, Seagull Books, February 2018
512 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 16 colour plates, 72 halftones, 1 map
Few figures in cinema history are as towering as Russian filmmaker and theorist Sergei Mikhailovitch Eisenstein (1898-1948). Not only did Eisenstein direct some of the most important and lasting works of the silent era, including "Strike", "October",...
PB: £20,00
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Blinding Polyphemus Geography and the Models of the World
ISBN: HB: 9780857423788, Seagull Books, February 2018
192 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
Today, we believe that the map is a copy of the Earth, without realizing that the opposite is true: in our culture the Earth has assumed the form of a map. In "Blinding Polyphemus", Franco Farinelli elucidates the philosophical correlation between cu...
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Blue Venom and Forbidden Incense Two Novellas
ISBN: PB: 9780857425010, Seagull Books, February 2018
128 pp., 12.7x21.5 cm
Bangladesh in 1971 showed vividly, and terribly, the deadly effects of war. Piles of corpses, torture cells, ash and destruction everywhere in the wake of the Pakistani army's attacks on Bengali people. "Blue Venom" and "Forbidden Incense", two novel...
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Charandas Chor And Other Plays
ISBN: PB: 9780857424952, Seagull Books, February 2018
376 pp., 15.2x19 cm
A towering figure in twentieth-century theater in India, Habib Tanvir was an actor, director, and playwright, working in Hindi and Urdu. He founded the Naya Theater in 1959, through which he created remarkable works drawing on the history and traditi...
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Class
ISBN: HB: 9780857424372, Seagull Books, February 2018
136 pp., 12.7x21.6 cm
In 1936, Walter Benjamin defined the revolutionary class as being in opposition to a dense and dangerous crowd, prone to fear of the foreign, and under the spell of anti-Semitic madness. Today, in formations great or small, that sad figure returns –...
HB: £16,99
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Comedies
ISBN: PB: 9780857424693, Seagull Books, February 2018
224 pp., 15.2x19 cm
Few writers have ever experienced such a steady rise in their reputation and public profile as Swiss writer Robert Walser (1878-1956) has seen in recent years. As more of his previously little known work has been translated into English, readers have...
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