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Bibliophobia: The End and the Beginning of the Book

ISBN : 9780192847317

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¥7,161
Author: 
Brian Cummings
Pages
544 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Feb 2022
Series
Clarendon Lectures in English
Bibliophobia is a book about material books, how they are cared for, and how they are damaged, throughout the 5000-year history of writing from Sumeria to the smartphone. Its starting point is the con ... Read more

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Biography: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780199533541

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¥1,793
Author: 
Hermione Lee
Pages
192 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
113 x 174 mm
Pub date
Jul 2009
Series
Very Short Introductions
Looks at the origins and development of biographical writing Considers why certain historical periods and figures arouse so much interest Looks at the relationship between biographies, history ... Read more

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Black Odysseys: The Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora Since 1939

ISBN : 9780199605002

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¥21,989
Author: 
Justine McConnell
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
148 x 221 mm
Pub date
Jun 2013
Series
Classical Presences
Black Odysseys explores creative works by artists of ultimately African descent, which respond to the Homeric Odyssey. Considering what the ancient Greek epic has signified for those struggling to eme ... Read more

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Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

ISBN : 9780197523254

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¥6,699
Author: 
Steve Pinkerton
Pages
202 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jun 2020
Series
Modernist Literature & Culture
Scholars have long described modernism as "heretical" or "iconoclastic" in its assaults on secular traditions of form, genre, and decorum. Yet critics have paid surprisingly little attention to the re ... Read more

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Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

ISBN : 9780190627560

Price(incl.tax): 
¥15,499
Author: 
Steve Pinkerton
Pages
200 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Mar 2017
Series
Modernist Literature & Culture
Scholars have long described modernism as ... Read more

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Born to Write: Literary Families and Social Hierarchy in Early Modern France

ISBN : 9780198852391

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¥14,113
Author: 
Neil Kenny
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Feb 2020
It is easy to forget how deeply embedded in social hierarchy was the literature and learning that has come down to us from the early modern European world. From fiction to philosophy, from poetry to h ... Read more

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Bridging East and West: Rabindranath Tagore and Romain Rolland Correspondence (1919-1940)

ISBN : 9780199489046

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¥9,614
Author: 
Chinmoy Guha
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
149 x 225 mm
Pub date
Nov 2018
The amazing inter-cultural correspondence (1919-1940) between two cultural icons of the twentieth century, Nobel laureates from the East and the West: the Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) a ... Read more

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Caesar's De Analogia: Edition, Translation, and Commentary

ISBN : 9780199603978

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¥24,552
Author: 
Alessandro Garcea
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
147 x 221 mm
Pub date
May 2012
At the end of the Republic, religious, legal, and literary knowledge began to take the form of a 'Roman heritage', as broadly defined as it was indefinite. Caesar, like Cicero, thought that language, ... Read more

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Character and Person

ISBN : 9780198778554

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¥6,754
Author: 
John Frow
Pages
352 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Sep 2016
Fictional character is an ontologically ambivalent category - at once a formal construct and a quasi-person - which lies at the heart of the life of textual fictions of all kinds. Character and Person ... Read more

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Character and Person

ISBN : 9780198704515

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¥17,600
Author: 
John Frow
Pages
352 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 241 mm
Pub date
May 2014
Fictional character is an ontologically ambivalent category - at once a formal construct and a quasi-person - which lies at the heart of the life of textual fictions of all kinds. Character and Person ... Read more

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