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Suicide Century: Literature and Suicide from James Joyce to David Foster Wallace

by Bennett, Andrew

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House of Our Own
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2017
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As New
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First Edition
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9781108418041
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$90.00

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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 2017. This book is about the human disaster of suicide, how literature records, configures, and imagines survivors' responses, and the impulse to imagine one's own suicide as peculiarly and pervasively human; it concerns 20th and 21st literature and how it represents the ultimate assertion of selfhood at its decisive end (black covers… Read more
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From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers

by Warner, Marina

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780374159016
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$39.95

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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1995. This is a landmark study of the history and meaning of fairy tales; it looks at storytelling, its practitioners, and images in art, legend, and history; includes many black & white and a section of color illustrations (brown covers with gold lettering on spine; white pictorial dust jacket with… Read more
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Crime Writing in Interwar Britain: Fact and Fiction in the Golden Age

by Stewart, Victoria

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2017
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As New
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First Edition
ISBN
9781316510001
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$75.00

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Cambridge, England, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2017. This is a study of British detective fiction and other kinds of crime writing in order to show how crime and criminality were understood and represented between the wars (black covers with gold lettering on spine; gray pictorial dust jacket with white & yellow lettering and photo on the front; a bright, clean,… Read more
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Desire and Domestic Fiction

by Armstrong, Nancy

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Published
1987
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Fine
ISBN
9780195041798
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 1987. This critical study of the rise of the novel argues that fiction written by women in 18th and 19th century England, rather than being incidental to the events of history, paved the way for the rise of the modern middle class (black covers with gold lettering on spine; dust jacket has… Read more
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The Nature of Roman Comedy: A Study in Popular Entertainment

by Duckworth, George E

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Published
1952
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Very Good
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Third Printing
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Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 1952. This history of Roman comedy is primarily a study of the work of two comic poets, Plautus and Terence; it examines the background and history of Roman comedy, the staging and presentation of the plays, the nature of the comedies, including stage conventions, plot structures, suspense and irony, delineation of character, moral tone… Read more
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Sentido y Forma del Teatro de Cervantes (Biblioteca Romanica Hispanica, Estudios y Ensayos 95)

by Casalduero, Joaquin

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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Madrid, Spain: Editorial Gredos, 1966. Text in Spanish / texto en español (white cover with red & blue writing, slight edgewear, otherwise a good, clean, tight copy; pages uncut). Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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