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Georg Simmel was a brilliant, groundbreaking thinker, whose wide-ranging lectures held audiences spellbound in turn-of-the-century Berlin and throughout Europe. The theories of this maverick 'wandering-priest', left their mark on a whole generation of philosophers, poets and sociologists including Benjamin, Heidegger and Rilke. The quartet of essays contained in this book ...
The Art of the City: Rome, Florence, Venice
Georg Simmel was a brilliant, groundbreaking thinker, whose wide-ranging lectures held audiences spellbound in turn-of-the-century Berlin and throughout Europe. The theories of this maverick 'wandering-priest', left their mark on a whole generation of philosophers, poets and sociologists including Benjamin, Heidegger and Rilke. The quartet of essays contained in this book includes dazzling portraits of Italy's iconic cities of art and history, Rome, Florence and Venice, as well as Simmel's hugely influential 'The Metropolis and the Life of the Spirit', one of the most important analyses of urban life and the alienation of the individual ever written.
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20.48 USD

The Art of the City: Rome, Florence, Venice

by Georg Simmel
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In the early and mid-nineteenth century, Marguerite Blessington, who had been born in Ireland but spent most of her life in London, became a famous salonniere; she was generally regarded as an important contemporary author, but as no literary executor took care of her oeuvre posthumously, she soon fell into ...
Marmaduke Herbert; or, the Fatal Error: by Marguerite Blessington
In the early and mid-nineteenth century, Marguerite Blessington, who had been born in Ireland but spent most of her life in London, became a famous salonniere; she was generally regarded as an important contemporary author, but as no literary executor took care of her oeuvre posthumously, she soon fell into obscurity. Her novels, partly informed by the genre of the silver-fork novel, are typical examples of Romantic Victorianism, influenced by the Romantic cult of the solitary male self, by the fascination with Italy, and by the 1840s vogue of crime fiction, while simultaneously giving space to ambivalent reflections about Blessington's own Irish background. This volume, as part of `Chawton House Library: Women's Novels' series, presents her 1847 novel Marmaduke Herbert; or, the Fatal Error, a highly popular novel in its day being reprinted in German, French and American editions within a year of its publication.
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170.62 USD

Marmaduke Herbert; or, the Fatal Error: by Marguerite Blessington

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The Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth deploys its forty-seven original essays to present a stimulating account of Wordsworth's life and achievement and to map new directions in criticism. In addition to twenty-two essays wholly on Wordsworth's poetry, other essays return to the poetry while exploring other dimensions of the life ...
The Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth
The Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth deploys its forty-seven original essays to present a stimulating account of Wordsworth's life and achievement and to map new directions in criticism. In addition to twenty-two essays wholly on Wordsworth's poetry, other essays return to the poetry while exploring other dimensions of the life and work of the major Romantic poet. The result is a dialogic exploration of many major texts and problems in Wordsworth scholarship. This uniquely comprehensive handbook is structured so as to present, in turn, Wordsworth's life, career, and networks; aspects of the major lyrical and narrative poetry; components of 'The Recluse'; his poetical inheritance and his transformation of poetics; the variety of intellectual influences upon his work, from classical republican thought to modern science; his shaping of modern culture in such fields as gender, landscape, psychology, ethics, politics, religion, and ecology; and his 19th- and 20th-century reception-most importantly by poets, but also in modern criticism and scholarship.
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47.250000 USD

The Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth

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Heavily pregnant Frannie is facing a crisis. An English woman living in Germany, her marriage is failing, her language skills are hopeless, and she feels like a fish out of water in a foreign country. In a positive effort to tackle her problems she learns to drive so she can ...
Night Driver
Heavily pregnant Frannie is facing a crisis. An English woman living in Germany, her marriage is failing, her language skills are hopeless, and she feels like a fish out of water in a foreign country. In a positive effort to tackle her problems she learns to drive so she can cope when her baby is born and build a sense of independence. After passing her driving test she drives in the early hours of the morning to gain experience on the eerily empty streets. But when she encounters a Polish motorcyclist looking for his missing sister, she becomes sucked into a terrifying world of shady nightclubs, autobahn prostitutes and organ trafficking. And when she crosses serial-killing truck driver Stigelegger, there's no turning back. A most unlikely heroine, this nervous Night Driver must stay one step ahead of her pursuer on the darkest of roads in order to survive.
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15.34 USD

Night Driver

by Marcelle Perks
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Edward Thomas is an important figure in the English literary canon, a major twentieth-century poet, he was also one of England's most experienced and respected Edwardian and Georgian critics, and an observer of the countryside second to none. Although he died at the age of only 39, his prose output ...
Edward Thomas: Prose Writings: A Selected Edition: Volume III: Biographies
Edward Thomas is an important figure in the English literary canon, a major twentieth-century poet, he was also one of England's most experienced and respected Edwardian and Georgian critics, and an observer of the countryside second to none. Although he died at the age of only 39, his prose output was massive and encompassed a range of genres: biography, autobiography, essays, reviews, fiction, nature books, travel writings, and anthologies. While Thomas's stature as a poet is widely appreciated, his prose works have yet to be given their critical due - in large part because scholarly editions have hitherto been lacking. Edward Thomas: Prose Writings: A Selected Edition shows that Thomas's prose deserves to be much better known, by literary scholars but also the general reading public. This six-volume edition establishes him as one of the most important prose writers in English, who contributed remarkable ideas and representations of the self and community, the landscape and ecology, literature and history, the spiritual and artistic life. It is the definitive edition of Thomas's prose and a significant scholarly resource for the twenty-first century. The third volume provides the annotated texts of two biographies by Thomas: Richard Jefferies: His Life and Work (1909) and George Borrow: The Man and His Books (1912). A detailed introduction addresses a range of matters relating to the subjects of these two biographies as well as to Thomas's approach to them. Among the topics discussed in relation to Jefferies are: the correspondences between Jefferies' life and Thomas's; the influence of Jefferies on Thomas's thought and writing, including such matters as mystical experience and the passage of time; Thomas's unwarranted anxieties about the quality of the biography; and the high standing of the biography in the century since its publication. Among the topics discussed in relation to Borrow are: Thomas's ambivalence towards his subject; the influence of Borrow on later attitudes to walking and the open air, particularly as these were expressed in literature; the popular and literary interest (again attributable in part to Borrow's influence) in Romani life; and the way in which Thomas's approach to the Borrow biography, with its emphasis on the value of impressions as distinct from facts, chimes with Modernist thinking about the nature of narrative. The edition's extensive notes provide further insights into the texts and their cultural context.
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213.29 USD

Edward Thomas: Prose Writings: A Selected Edition: Volume III: Biographies

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American Fictionary
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16.750000 USD

American Fictionary

by Dubravka Ugresic
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The Dying Peasant
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10.500000 USD

The Dying Peasant

by Karel Van De Woestijne
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Love Wars
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5.650000 USD

Love Wars

by Jesse Craignou
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Dickie Sparrow Has More Adventures
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6.300000 USD

Dickie Sparrow Has More Adventures

by Stella Armour
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Italians Get Shit Done: 12 Month Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Planner September 2018 - August 2019
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10.490000 USD

Italians Get Shit Done: 12 Month Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Planner September 2018 - August 2019

by Pretty Planners
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Little Women
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27.290000 USD

Little Women

by Louisa May Alcott
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The New Atlantis and The City of the Sun: Two Classic Utopias
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5.10 USD

The New Atlantis and The City of the Sun: Two Classic Utopias

by Tomasso Campanella, Francis Bacon
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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16.790000 USD

Cyrano de Bergerac

by Edmond Rostand
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Letters to a Young Poet
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7.300000 USD

Letters to a Young Poet

by Rainer Maria Rilke
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This new literary anthology-suitable for third-year Spanish students-includes poetry, narratives, dramas and essays from Spanish, Latin American and U.S authors. Grouped chronologically, each work is accompanied by an introduction to its historical context and its connections to other works within a transatlantic context. This contextual approach provides an overview of ...
Redes literarias: Antologia del texto hispanico en su contexto historico-cultural
This new literary anthology-suitable for third-year Spanish students-includes poetry, narratives, dramas and essays from Spanish, Latin American and U.S authors. Grouped chronologically, each work is accompanied by an introduction to its historical context and its connections to other works within a transatlantic context. This contextual approach provides an overview of the literary history of the pre-Hispanic and Hispanic world and a basic understanding of the formal aspects of literary analysis.
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41.950000 USD

Redes literarias: Antologia del texto hispanico en su contexto historico-cultural

by Bonnie L. Gasior, Mindy E. Badia
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Tales from Wales Autumn 2018
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16.570000 USD

Tales from Wales Autumn 2018

by Philip Stephen Rowlands
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Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)
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18.890000 USD

Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)

by Leslie Stephen
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Misty Thule
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14.700000 USD

Misty Thule

by Adolphe Rette
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Jenseits Von Gut Und Bose
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24.140000 USD

Jenseits Von Gut Und Bose

by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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A Study Guide to Chechen Grammar
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37.800000 USD

A Study Guide to Chechen Grammar

by Student Books
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Aircraft Notebook Large Size 8.5 X 11 Ruled 150 Pages Softcover
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7.340000 USD

Aircraft Notebook Large Size 8.5 X 11 Ruled 150 Pages Softcover

by Wild Pages Press
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90 Monologues from Classical Spanish Theater: In Spanish and English
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28.300000 USD

90 Monologues from Classical Spanish Theater: In Spanish and English

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Lavengro
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43.040000 USD

Lavengro

by George Borrow
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The Immortal
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13.640000 USD

The Immortal

by Alphonse Daudet
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The cultural production of Spanish-speaking New York is closely linked to the Caribbean and to Latin America at large, but the city also plays a pivotal role in the work of a host of authors from the Iberian Peninsula, writing in Spanish, Catalan, and English. In many cases, their New ...
Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures
The cultural production of Spanish-speaking New York is closely linked to the Caribbean and to Latin America at large, but the city also plays a pivotal role in the work of a host of authors from the Iberian Peninsula, writing in Spanish, Catalan, and English. In many cases, their New York City texts have marked their careers and the history of their national literatures. Drawing from a variety of genres, Translating New York recovers cultural narratives occluded by single linguistic or national literary histories, and proposes that reading these texts through the lens of translation unveils new pathways of cultural circulation and influence. Looking beyond representations of the city's physical space, Translating New York suggests that travel to the city and contact with New York's multilingual setting ignited a heightened sensitivity towards both the verbal and non-verbal languages of the city, garnering literary achievement and aesthetic innovation. Analyzing the novels, poetry, and travel narratives of Felipe Alfau, Jose Moreno Villa, Julio Camba, and Josep Pla, this book uncovers an international perspective of Iberian literatures. Translating New York aims to rethink Iberian literatures through the transatlantic travels of influential writers. The pre-publication version of Translating New York was awarded the 2017 Northeast Modern Language Association Book Award for the best unpublished book-length manuscript on modern language literature.
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136.50 USD

Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

by Regina Galasso
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Gargantua and Pantagruel (Illustrated)
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18.900000 USD

Gargantua and Pantagruel (Illustrated)

by Francois Rabelais
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Gargantua and Pantagruel (Illustrated)
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18.900000 USD

Gargantua and Pantagruel (Illustrated)

by Francois Rabelais
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