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Cardinal, Marie
Previous owners inscription to ffep. Slight crease to corners. 186pp.
Indiana University Press, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0253209927
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Inventory #26044
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Kruk, Laurie (editor)
Literature in Canada and from Canada is now achieving an international audience and wide global acclaim. This volume is a 'who's who' of the literary genre known as the short story. Each of these writers is known not just as a short story writer but also as novelist, poet, playwright, novelist. They all represent some of the best and most successful writers in Canada -- from the west coast, through to the east coast. Most of them are now renowned and best-selling authors internationally. 260pp.
Mosaic Press/International Publishers, Incorporated, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0889627983
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Inventory #18489
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Edited By De Mylius,Johan;Jorgensen,Aage and Pedersen,Viggo Hjornager
Papers from the Second International Hans Christian Andersen Conference 1996. The conference was held in English, and all 45 papers are also in English, reflecting the goal of making the Danish writer better known and understood elsewhere in the world. Besides the plenary lectures, they cover biography, affinities, and influences; cultural history and reception; language, and style, translation; genre, poetics, and art.576pp.
Odense University Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8778384494
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Inventory #15566
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Simmons, Diane
Widely read in the age of British imperialism and still popular today, the five writers studied here have allowed millions to participate vicariously in the imperial project. Yet all of these writers, so instrumental in popularising the imperial agenda of power and dominance, bore deep emotional scars and as adults bolstered their fragile psychic states through fantasies of empire. While soldiers and politicians may know to bury or at least camouflage their fears and desires, inner fantasy is the necessary ingredient of literature, and popular fiction often offers the opportunity to probe the mind of an age. The connection between childhood loss and the desire for imperial escape, power and dominance is illuminated by De Quincey's mad screeds against the Chinese as both terrifyingly powerful and laughably weak, while Stevenson's romances, though written from an invalid's bed, are credited with 'selling' the idea of empire as manly adventure. Conan Doyle's tales of a Britain menaced at home by imperial blowback are models of Great Power paranoia that resonate today, and Kipling's stories of imperial Britain grow increasingly grandiose as childhood's psychic wounds are re-opened. Finally, Dinesen portrays plantation life in British East Africa as a gentle romance in which displaced African "squatters" serve as loyal and adoring retainers, providing the aristocratic aura for which the author yearns. It is sometimes said that, "Love's loss is empire's gain", and for these writers, Simmons shows, empire presented a magnificent opportunity to compensate for childhood calamity.148pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1845191560
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Inventory #17826
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 36.00 approx. - € 31.80 approx.)
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Jones, Kathleen
Previous owners inscription on fep. 252pp.
The Windrush Press, 1991, Cloth, Book Condition: As New, Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0900075716
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Inventory #20580
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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