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            Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books

            Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books (Hardback)

            By Pollard, Clare

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            What is The Tiger Who Came to Tea really about? What has Meg and Mog got to do with Polish embroidery? Why is death in picture books so often represented by being eaten? We've read Green Eggs and Ham, laughed at Mr Tickle and whetted our appetites with The Very Hungry Caterpillar ...

            ISBN 9780241354780
            Published 6 August 2019 by Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce

            Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce (Hardback)

            By Toibin, Colm

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            In Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know Colm Toibin turns his incisive gaze to three of Ireland's greatest writers, Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats and James Joyce, and their earliest influences: their fathers.

            ISBN 9781760781149
            Published 13 November 2018 by Pan Macmillan
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            Irony and the Ironic

            Irony and the Ironic (Paperback)

            By Muecke, D. C.

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            First published in 1970 and revised in 1982, this work provides a critical overview of the concept of irony in literary criticism. After establishing the relationship of the ironical and the non-ironical, it summarises the history of the concept of irony, before isolating and dis ...

            ISBN 9781138229709
            Published 30 January 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series The Critical Idiom Reissued
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            The Epic

            The Epic (Paperback)

            By Merchant, Paul

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            First published in 1971, this work examines the tradition of the epic and the many forms in which it has presented itself over time. After unpicking the defining aspects of an epic, the book tracks the literary tradition from the classical period through to modern day. Exploring ...

            ISBN 9781138230866
            Published 30 January 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Comedy

            Comedy (Paperback)

            By Merchant, Moelwyn

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            First published in 1972, this work pursues the question `what is comedy?' In its quest for an answer it explores critical theory, psychology, sociology and metaphysics. It also examines the classical origins of comedy, different kinds of comedy, the rituals of comedy, its relatio ...

            ISBN 9781138231870
            Published 30 January 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            California and the Melancholic American Identity in Joan Didion's Novels: Exiled from Eden

            California and the Melancholic American Identity in Joan Didion's Novels: Exiled from Eden (Hardback)

            By Nowak McNeice, Katarzyna

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            California and the Melancholic American Identity in Joan Didion's Novels: Exiled from Eden focuses on the concept of Californian identity in the fiction of Joan Didion. This identity is understood as melancholic, in the sense that the critics following the tradition of both Sigmu ...

            ISBN 9781138370418
            Published 11 January 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory
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            Literature and Poverty: From the Hebrew Bible to the Second World War

            Literature and Poverty: From the Hebrew Bible to the Second World War (Hardback)

            By Aberbach, David

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            Literature and Poverty gives an historical overview of changes in literary perceptions of poverty and the poor, particularly after 1789. The book is divided in two: Part One, from the Hebrew Bible to the French Revolution, explores the Scriptural ideal of the `holy poor' and the ...

            ISBN 9780367112486
            Published 18 February 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            The Plays of Robert Browning

            The Plays of Robert Browning (Hardback)

            Edited by Collins, Thomas J.; Shroyer, Richard J.

            • RRP: $294.00
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            Published in 1988, and including all seven of Robert Browning's dramas, Collins and Shroyer introduce this convenient and reliable reading text by discussing the plays with a history of criticism and giving insightful notes on each individual play in the book.

            ISBN 9780367140243
            Published 21 March 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Revivals
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            Cheiron's Way: Youthful Education in Homer and Tragedy

            Cheiron's Way: Youthful Education in Homer and Tragedy (Hardback)

            By Gregory, Justina

            • RRP: $139.99
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            This book studies the social and ethical formation of youthful characters in Greek epic and tragedy. It investigates Cheiron the Centaur, ancient Greece's first teacher; traces the influential trajectory of the Iliadic Achilles; and offers readings of the Odyssey, Sophocles' Ajax ...

            ISBN 9780190857882
            Published 19 December 2018 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Antiquities Beyond Humanism

            Antiquities Beyond Humanism (Hardback)

            Edited by Bianchi, Emanuela; Brill, Sara; Holmes, Brooke

            • RRP: $167.99
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            The presumed dichotomy between a Greco-Roman paradigm of Western humanism and new theoretical currents in the humanities is exploded in this volume, which explores the myriad ways in which Greek and Roman philosophy and literature can be understood as foregrounding the non-human ...

            ISBN 9780198805670
            Published 4 April 2019 by Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Classics in Theory Series
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