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  • Why Write? Why Read?
    Michael Rosen
    This booklet gathers together some recent talks and blogs on writing and reading, for use by teachers, librarians, parents, or anyone interested in engaging children and students in reading, writing, analysing why and how we do both. ...
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    5,67 €

  • Spedestä Säätiöön
    Panu Petteri Höglund
    SPEDESTÄ SÄÄTIÖÖN – kolme esseetä populaari­kulttuu­rista. Spede Pasanen oli vuosikymmenten ajan Suomen tuotteliain viihdemies. Olisiko nyt aika pohtia myös Speden ansioita suomalaisen komedian uudistajana? John Carter oli Tarzanista kuuluisan Edgar Rice Burroughsin toiseksi tunnetuin seikkailijahahmo, joka sai uutta kuuluisuutta taannoisen suurelokuvan ansiosta. Miten apinamie...
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    27,20 €

  • ROBERT A. HEINLEIN
    WILLIAM H. PATTERSON / WILLIAM HPATTERSON
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    34,12 €

  • Gender Identity and Sexuality in Current Fantasy and Science Fiction
    A J Dalton / Hazel Butler
    WINNER OF THE BRITISH FANTASY AWARDS 2018 - NON-FICTION.2 of the papers have been nominated for the BSFA Awards 2017: Kim Lakin-Smith and Juliet McKenna.JULIET MCKENNA'S PAPER SHORTLISTED FOR THE BSFA AWARDS 2017SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH FANTASY AWARD NON-FICTION 2018!“Gender identity and sexuality in Current Fantasy and Science Fiction” is the first Call for Papers of Ac...
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    22,39 €

  • TOLKIEN. Un clásico de nuestros días
    José María Miranda Boto
    En el cincuentenario de la muerte de J.R.R. Tolkien, la Universidad de Santiago de Compostela albergó un curso de verano destinado a conmemorarle. Este libro recoge varias de las ponencias, obra de algunos de los más destacados conocedores de la obra de Tolkien en España. En él se abordan aspectos biográficos decisivos, como la figura de Francis Morgan o su ocupación profesiona...
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    18,71 €

  • Taxidermy and the Gothic
    Elizabeth Effinger
    Taxidermy and the Gothic: The Horror of Still Life is the first extended study of the Gothic’s collusion with taxidermy. Focusing on contemporary cultural and material texts, it shows how taxidermy’s imbrication with Gothic horror is more than skin deep: these are rich discourses stuffed by affinities for corporeal transgressions, the uncanny, and the counterfeit. ...
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    158,44 €

  • EcoGothic gardens in the long nineteenth century
    Sue Edney
    Diverse ecoGothic interpretations of Victorian gardens and their reflections of human disturbance, using material ecocritical methodology to examine uncanny vegetal agency. Monster plants, mystical trees, fairy groves, grim lakes and talking flowers are among the topics, seen through prose, poetry and painting. ...
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    35,77 €

  • El cine de John Ford
    Isaac León Frías
    Es conocida la frase de Peter Bogdanovich de que se puede estudiar la historia de Estados Unidos a través de las películas de John Ford. Esa frase, nos dice Isaac León Frías, editor de este volumen, hay que comprenderla en la perspectiva en que la asumió el cineasta: no como cronista o historiador, sino, simultáneamente, como narrador y poeta. A través del cine, Ford se acerca ...
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    37,16 €

  • Graveyard Gothic
    This collection of essays considers the significance of graveyards in Gothic literature, film, television and video games. The chapters incorporate discussion of Gothic texts from around the world, offering a compelling new account of the graveyard’s importance as a key location for Gothic art and culture. ...
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    157,32 €

  • The Mountain Girl
    Emma Payne Erskine
    David Thryng is the third son of a British peer of the realm. Unwilling to marry into money without love, and unwilling to spill blood on the battlefield, he decides to become a doctor. David travels to Canada, where he studies under Doctor Hoyle. When David becomes ill, Hoyle sends him to recuperate at his cabin, perched high on a promontory in the mountains of North Carolina....
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    19,84 €

  • El ocaso de 'koinonia'
    Andrea Burgos Mascarell / Miguel Martínez López
    Andrea Burgos y Miguel Martínez abordan en este libro la ardua tarea de documentar el ocaso de koinonia en la literatura norteamericana. La metamorfosis de la novela utópica en ficción distópica forma parte de la historia natural de un género literario que hoy prefiere relatar las variedades inacabables de futuros de pesadilla que la búsqueda de la justicia y el mejor gobierno ...
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    14,50 €

  • The Crossroads of Crime Writing
    This volume argues that we must examine the boundaries in fiction and non-fiction crime writing with an awareness of and turn toward the unseen structures and spatial uncertainties that so often lead to and reflect collective fears and anxieties. The chapters within utilize theories of cultural memory and/or deep mapping to facilitate this process. ...
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    158,33 €

  • The Price Of Love
    Arnold Bennett
    A story of small-town intrigue that begins with a large sum of money being entrusted and then mysteriously disappearing.  Rachel Louise Fleckring works for the elderly Mrs Maldon, and although with the woman for only a short time, she is taken into the heart of the family.  She falls in love with one of Mrs Maldon’s descendents, but along the way, she has to come to terms with ...
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    17,18 €

  • The Two Destinies
    Wilkie Collins
    My wife, in her impulsive way, forgot the formalities proper to the occasion, and kissed her at parting. At that one little act of sisterly sympathy, the fortitude which the poor creature had preserved all through the evening gave way in an instant. She burst into tears. I felt as fond of her and as sorry for her as my wife. But (unfortunately) I could not take my wife’s privil...
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    16,10 €

  • Captain America and the American Journey, 1940-2022
    Richard A. Hall
    Captain America made his debut in 1940, just two years behind the first comic book superheroes and five years before the United States’ emergence as the world’s primary superpower at the end of World War II. His journey has been intertwined with America’s progress throughout the decades. Known as the 'Sentinel of Liberty,' he has frequently provided socio-political commentar...
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    57,26 €

  • El vendedor de camisas
    Javier López
    En un tiempo reciente, la vida del protagonista de este relato, director de programas informativos, analista político y expresentador de TVE, fue completa pero deshilachada: periodista al tiempo que vendedor en una gran superficie. Por la mañana en una comparecencia de prensa con el presidente del Gobierno; por la tarde colocando camisas en el almacén de un centro comercial. Un...
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    17,00 €

  • Subaltern Narratives in Fiji Hindi Literature
    Vijay Mishra
    Subaltern Narratives in Fiji Hindi Literature is the first serious study of fiction written in Fiji Hindi. The book makes a case for a subaltern voice speaking and argues that subaltern writing constitutes the silent underside of world literature whose canon it silently challenges and subverts. ...
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    158,40 €

  • James Sallis
    Nathan Ashman
    Once described as 'the best crime writer you’ve never heard of,' James Sallis is a largely underexplored figure in contemporary American literature. Best known for his thriller novel Drive--later adapted into the acclaimed 2011 movie of the same name starring Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan--Sallis has written across a range of genres and forms, including short fiction, poet...
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    75,50 €

  • Sense and Sensibility
    Jane Austen
    Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor’s warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elinor, always sensitive to social convention, is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. ...
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    16,29 €

  • The Beautiful and the Damned
    Francis Scott Fitzgerald
    First published in 1922, The Beautiful and the Damned followed Fitzgerald’s impeccable debut, This Side of Paradise, thus securing his place in the tradition of great American novelists. Embellished with the author’s lyrical prose, here is the story of Harvard-educated, aspiring aesthete Anthony Patch and his beautiful wife, Gloria. As they await the inheritance of his grandfat...
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    23,55 €

  • Fantasies of music in nostalgic medievalism
    Helen Dell
    This book studies the ways in which three fields of creative activity inspired by the medieval - musical performance, literature, cinema and their reception - have worked together to produce and sustain the fantasy of a long-lost, long-mourned paradisal home. ...
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    157,33 €

  • Jane Eyre
    Charlotte Bronte
    Jane Eyre is a novel by English writer Charlotte Bronte, published under the pen name 'Currer Bell', on 16 October 1847. The story follows the experiences of its eponymous heroine, including her growth to adulthood and her love for Mr. Rochester, the brooding master of Thornfield Hall.The novel revolutionised prose fiction by being the first to focus on its protagonist’s moral ...
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    25,37 €

  • California Gothic
    Charles L. Crow
    California has always represented new beginnings and opportunities in a golden land. In constructing the California Dream, much has been omitted or repressed. This study explores the dark side of the dream, as revealed in the state’s rich tradition of Gothic literature and film. ...
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    31,65 €

  • Far from the Madding Crowd
    Thomas Hardy
    Far from the Madding Crowd (1874) is Thomas Hardy’s fourth novel and his first major literary success. It originally appeared anonymously as a monthly serial in Cornhill Magazine, where it gained a wide readership. The novel is the first to be set in Thomas Hardy’s Wessex in rural southwest England.It deals in themes of love, honour and betrayal, against a backdrop of the seemi...
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    17,32 €

  • The Scarlet Letter
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    The Scarlet Letter: A Romance is a work of historical fiction by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne, published in 1850. Set in Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony during the years 1642 to 1649, the novel tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter through an affair and then struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. Containing a number of religious a...
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    12,64 €

  • Representing Middle-earth
    Robert T. Tally
    In such classic works as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, J. R. R. Tolkien depicts a vast, complex world-system. Tolkien’s Middle-earth comes to life with intensely detailed historical, geographical, and multicultural content, which is presented through different poetic forms that combine elements of epic, romance, myth, history, and the modern novel....
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    57,57 €

  • Viaje de tres diosas
    Martha Lucía Moreno Fajardo
    Es una novela espiritual y femenina que sumerge a los lectores en un mundo mágico y misterioso, guiado por tres personajes extraordinarios: Shakti, Soleá-Marike y Cayetana.La historia se desarrolla a través de dimensiones y realidades alternativas, donde estas tres protagonistas se enfrentan a desafíos que las llevan a explorar las profundidades de su conciencia y a cuestionar ...
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    20,80 €

  • The White Dove
    J. Locke William
    A thrilling book referred to as 'The White Dove' become written via a British creator named William J. Locke in the early 20th century. The tale moves together with a delicate mix of romance, thriller, and intellectual mind. The story is mainly approximately Juliette, a crucial person or woman who is an artist with an unhappy beyond. Locke skillfully crafts a tale of affection ...
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    14,49 €

  • The Passion for Life
    Hocking Joseph
    'The Passion for Life' with the aid of Joseph Hocking is a poignant and compelling novel that delves into the intertwining themes of romance, religion, drama, and intrigue. Set in a small English village, the story revolves across the lives of the villagers, specifically focusing on the individual of Hugh Ferns, a passionate younger guy with a zest for lifestyles. Ferns turns i...
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    16,68 €

  • Cousin Maude
    J. Holmes Mary
    A captivating tale set in 19th-century America, 'Cousin Maude' with the aid of Mary J. Holmes is a must-read. Holmes become one of the excellent American writers of her time, and this book, which is about love, own family, and social expectations, suggests how true a storyteller she turned into. The story is centered on Maude Remington, the main character, a younger girl who’s ...
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    13,82 €