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""Masculine, Feminine, Neuter""and Other Writings on Literature: Essays and Interviews, Volume 3

""Masculine, Feminine, Neuter""and Other Writings on Literature: Essays and Interviews, Volume 3

Barthes, Roland
Last season, Seagull Books published the first three volumes in a new series collecting essays and interviews by the late French thinker Roland Barthes. This season they ll bring the five-volume set to completion with the publication of " Masculine, Feminine, Neuter "and" Signs and Images." " Masculine, Feminine, Neuter, " consists of Barthes writing on literature, covering his peers and influences, writers in French and other languages,...

$47.00




"A Doll's House"

"A Doll's House"

Ibsen, Henrik
The slamming of the front door at the end of A Doll's House shatters the romantic masquerade of the Helmers' marriage. In their stultifying and infantilised relationship, Nora and Torvald have deceived themselves and each other both consciously and subconsciously, until Nora acknowledges the need for individual freedom. A Doll's House (1879), is a masterpiece of theatrical craft which, for the first time portrayed the tragic hypocrisy of...

$25.00




"It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

"It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

Slide, Anthony
Golden Age Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett was an extremely observant and perceptive chronicler of the entertainment industry during its most exciting years. He is best remembered as the writing partner of director Billy Wilder, who once referred to the pair as "the happiest couple in Hollywood," collaborating on such classics as The Lost Weekend (1945) and Sunset Blvd (1950). In this annotated collection of writings taken from dozens of...

$70.00




"Macbeth" Exam Guide for Leaving Certificate

"Macbeth" Exam Guide for Leaving Certificate

Gormley, Anne
Shortcuts to Success teach you the exam success tips that have been shown to work. Written by teachers with a proven track record of exam success, they will show you how to achieve your best results. * Focuses on the type of questions Higher Level students must answer in the Leaving Cert exam on Macbeth * Includes a summary of each scene, along with an analysis of each of the main characters and notes on the themes of the play * Picks out key...


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"The Crucible"

"The Crucible"

Miller, Arthur
This Student Edition of The Crucible is perfect for students of literature and drama and offers an unrivalled guide to Miller's classic play. It features an extensive introduction by Susan C. W. Abbotson which includes: a chronology of Miller's life and times; a summary of the plot and commentary on the characters, themes, language, context and production history of the play. Together with over twenty questions for further study, detailed notes...

$29.00




$30 Meat Pack: The Complete Written Correspondence Between Richard Meros and Creative New Zealand Volume Two - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

$30 Meat Pack: The Complete Written Correspondence Between Richard Meros and Creative New Zealand Volume Two - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)


$22.00




'S Day' and afterwards: stroke victims experiences of life without intelligible speech - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

'S Day' and afterwards: stroke victims experiences of life without intelligible speech - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

McDonell
An anthology of prose and poetry on the topic of impaired communication. A fictional stroke victim shares her thoughts, ideas and heartfelt feelings about language in general, her specific speech and language difficulties and the influence her condition has on her husbands life.

$40.00




'Smith': A Reader's Guide to the Poetry of Michael Donaghy

'Smith': A Reader's Guide to the Poetry of Michael Donaghy

Paterson, Don
'Smith': a reader's guide to the poetry of Michael Donaghy is the first substantial critical work to be written on one of the UK's best-loved poets. Donaghy, a hugely popular, influential and much-loved figure in the UK poetry scene, died tragically early at the age of fifty in 2004. In fifty short essays accompanying fifty of Donaghy's best poems, his friend and editor Don Paterson makes the argument for Donaghy to be recognised as one of the...

$28.00




1,234 Qi Facts to Leave You Speechless

1,234 Qi Facts to Leave You Speechless

Lloyd, John
The QI team have blown your socks off, made your jaw drop and knocked you sideways. Now they return with 1,234 brand-new mind-blowing facts that will leave you speechless. flowers get suntans; Denmark imports prisoners; bees can fly higher than Mount Everest; The Republic of Ireland first got postcodes in 2015; Martin Luther King Jr got a C+ in Public Speaking; the Aztecs wore jewellery made of popcorn; no one in the UK dies of 'natural causes';...

$25.00




100 Australian Poems: You Need to Know

100 Australian Poems: You Need to Know

Grant, Jamie (editor)
Poetry? For today's readers? Yes, and not just for those who buy their poetry collections religiously either: this book is for everyone. Frustrated by the perception that Australian poetry is dry, inaccessible and focused only on the country's landscape, acclaimed poet Jamie Grant decided to form his own collection. One that properly encompassed the liveliness of our country's writing and showed that the only thing dry about Australian poetry...

$35.00





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