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The Rainbow (Dodo Press)

The Rainbow (Dodo Press)

Large format paper back for easy reading. Chronicles the lives of a family over three generations, a study of relationships, sexuality and conflict

43,50 CHF

Feminisms, Revised Edition: An Anthology of Literary Theory and Criticism

Feminisms, Revised Edition: An ...

Everything you might want to know about the history and practice of feminist criticism in North America". -Feminist Bookstore News"Admirably comprehensive, intelligently organized and introduced, with a wide array of challenging yet accessible essays.... For the theoretically inclined, this would be an ideal book to take to a desert island", -- Belles LettresIn the landmark 1991 edition of Feminisms, Robyn ...

47,90 CHF

Up Yon Wide and Lonely Glen

Up Yon Wide and ...

A collection of musical transcriptions, song lyrics, memoir, stories, and lore from a matrilineal line of famed Traveller balladeers, musicians, and storytellers Elizabeth Stewart is a highly acclaimed singer, pianist, and accordionist whose reputation has spread widely not only as an outstanding musician but as the principal inheritor and advocate of her family and their music. First discovered by folklorists ...

53,90 CHF

Feminisms of the Belle Epoque

Feminisms of the Belle ...

This volume consists of new translations of twenty-six representative selections from the belle epoque, the period of cultural efflorescence in late nineteenth-and early twentieth-century France. These pieces have a remarkably modern sound, the anger of Nelly Roussel, the arguments for reproductive freedom, and the case histories of prostitutes transcend time and circumstance.

40,90 CHF

Samuel Fuller

Samuel Fuller

Show it! Two little words. It's better than five hundred words of discussion." In the early twentieth century, the art world was captivated by the totally original paintings of Henri Rousseau, who, seemingly without formal art training, produced works that astonished not only the public but great artists such as Pablo Picasso. Samuel Fuller (1912-1997) is known as the "Rousseau ...

57,90 CHF

Real Gangstas

Real Gangstas

Street gangs are a major concern for residents in many inner-city communities. However, gangs' secretive and, at times, delinquent tendencies limit most people's exposure to the realities of gang life. Based on eighteen months of qualitative research on the streets of Indianapolis, "Real Gangstas" provides a unique and intimate look at the lives of street gang members as they negotiate ...

40,90 CHF

The Past Is Not Dead

The Past Is Not ...

The very best essays from fifty years of scholarship and thought Essays by Margaret Walker Alexander, Alfred Bendixen, David C. Berry, Augustus M. Burns, James Taylor Carson, Thadious M. Davis, Susan V. Donaldson, Don H. Doyle, Barbara C. Ewell, Robert L. Hall, William H. Hatcher, Arthell Kelley, Manning Marable, Joseph Millichap, Willie Morris, John Solomon Otto, Harriet Pollack, Kathryn L. ...

47,90 CHF

Missing Socrates

Missing Socrates

Plato's conversations of Socrates are among the most accessible philosophical texts most of us have ever read, yet the more one pursues the art or intelligibility of this writing, the more mysterious and paradoxical the Platonic texts become. What does it mean to study Plato, not philosophically as a maker of arguments, not poetically as a maker of dialogues, but ...

54,50 CHF

Dostoevsky and Romantic Realism

Dostoevsky and Romantic Realism

Dostoevsky and Romantic Realism is Donald Fanger's groundbreaking study of the art of Dostoevsky and the literary and historical context in which it was created. Through detailed analyses of the work of Balzac, Dickens, and Gogol, Fanger identifies romantic realism, the transformative fusion of two generic categories, as a powerful imaginary response to the great modern city. This fusion reaches ...

54,50 CHF

John Devil

John Devil

London, 1816. A mysterious criminal mastermind known as John Devil challenges the detective powers of Scotland Yard's chief superintendent Gregory Temple. A true literary event , this is the first time in fiction that the term "detective" was used. JOHN DEVIL, written in 1863, is the first procedural thriller in the history of modern literature.

51,90 CHF

The Pathological Family

The Pathological Family

The Pathological Family examines how family therapy developed against the intellectual and cultural landscape of postwar America.

47,90 CHF

Feminisms in the Academy

Feminisms in the Academy

Brings together essays by leading scholars to explore the profound impact of feminist scholarship on the major academic disciplines.

42,50 CHF

Conversations with William Maxwell

Conversations with William Maxwell

Conversations with William Maxwell collects over thirty interviews, public speeches, and remarks made by the esteemed novelist and New Yorker fiction editor. Spanning five decades, the interviews collectively address the entirety of Maxwell's literary work, with in-depth discussion of such work as They Came Like Swallows, The Folded Leaf, and the American Book Award-winning So Long, See You Tomorrow. The ...

60,00 CHF

West Coast

West Coast

Foreword by Naomi Rosenblum. David Freese explores the landscapes along the Pacific Coast with informative text from Simon Winchester describing the relationship between the geology and scenery.

59,50 CHF

The Secret Societies of All Ages & Countries (Two Volumes in One)

The Secret Societies of ...

From the modern intrigue of conspiracy theories to the immense popularity of The Da Vinci Code, the fascination with secret societies-and their arcane knowledge and power-has never been so rampant. This monumental, encyclopedic work details the initiations and ceremonies, the codes and customs of mysterious organizations from ancient times to the modern world. First published in 1875 and completely revised ...

50,90 CHF