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              Reflections in the Library: Selected Literary Essays 1926-1944
                

              Reflections in the Library: Selected Literary Essays 1926-1944 (Hardback)

              By Szerb, Antal; Edited by Varga, Zsuzsanna; Translated by Sherwood, Peter

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              In this important new volume we see the great Hungarian writer Antal Szerb at the height of his powers. Though his novels have enjoyed great popularity in English in recent years, this is the first collection of his major essays to appear in English.

              ISBN 9781781884614
              Released NZ 19 Dec 2016
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              Series Studies in Comparative Literature
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              Three Cities of Yiddish: St Petersburg, Warsaw and Moscow
                

              Three Cities of Yiddish: St Petersburg, Warsaw and Moscow (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Estraikh, Gennady; Krutikov, Mikhail

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              This volume examines the variety of Yiddish publishing, educational, literary, academic, and theatrical activities in the former imperial metropolises from the late nineteenth through to the late twentieth century, and explores the representations of those cities in Yiddish liter...ature.
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              ISBN 9781781883365
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2018
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              Series Studies in Yiddish
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              Death Sentences: Literature and State Killing
                

              Death Sentences: Literature and State Killing (Hardback)

              Edited by Christ, Birte; Morisi, Eve

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              As Albert Camus once remarked: 'Of capital punishment, people write only [.

              ISBN 9781781885574
              Released NZ 8 Apr 2019
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              Series Studies in Comparative Literature
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              Marie NDiaye: Inhospitable Fictions
                

              Marie NDiaye: Inhospitable Fictions (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Jordan, Shirley

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              At stake throughout the fictional writings of Marie NDiaye (1967-) is the issue of the stranger's welcome. Engaging with critical theory on hospitality across the disciplines, Shirley Jordan's closely argued analysis of NDiaye's novels, theatre and short stories probes the tropes... of inhospitality around which the writer's work coalesces.
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              ISBN 9781781883815
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2019
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              Series Research Monographs in French Studies
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              Futurism: A Microhistory
                

              Futurism: A Microhistory (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Bru, Professor in Literary Theory Sascha; Somigli, Luca; Van den Bossche, Bart

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              In this 'history from below' of what is one of Europe's most famous and important avant-garde movements, large-scale questions on the history of Futurism are explored by focusing on objects, practices and situations as diverse as The Church, Puppets, The Letterhead or Gymnastics.

              ISBN 9781781884867
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2019
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              Series Italian Perspectives
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              Foreign Parts: German and Austrian Actors on the British Stage 1933-1960
                

              Foreign Parts: German and Austrian Actors on the British Stage 1933-1960 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Dove, Richard

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              How British was the British theatre during and after the Second World War? This book tells the unique story of five German-speaking actors who, after arriving as refugees from Nazi Germany, made the transition to the British stage in a period of heightened nationalism before and ...during World War II.
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              ISBN 9781781884744
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2019
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              Series Germanic Literatures
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              The Rise of Spanish American Poetry 1500-1700: Literary and Cultural Transmission in the New World
                

              The Rise of Spanish American Poetry 1500-1700: Literary and Cultural Transmission in the New World (Hardback)

              Edited by Casal, Rodrigo Cacho; Choi, Imogen

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              Early modern Spanish American poetry (c. 1500-1700) is a fascinating but little-studied aspect of Hispanic colonial culture. Spanish American poetry was transmitted in material ways, not simply as an intellectual and literary phenomenon.

              ISBN 9781781887066
              Released NZ 8 Apr 2019
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              Series Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures
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              A Modernist in Exile: The International Reception of H. G. Adler (1910-1988)
                

              A Modernist in Exile: The International Reception of H. G. Adler (1910-1988) (Hardback)

              Edited by Wolff, Lynn L.

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              H. G. Adler (Prague, 1910-London, 1988), a survivor of Theresienstadt and Auschwitz, is unique for his scholarly and creative approach to the Second World War. This edited volume elucidates Adler's complex reception history and is the first comprehensive interdisciplinary publica...tion that responds to his new international acclaim.
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              ISBN 9781781888711
              Released NZ 8 Apr 2019
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              Series Studies in Comparative Literature
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              Photographing the Unseen Mexico: Maya Goded's Socially Engaged Documentaries
                

              Photographing the Unseen Mexico: Maya Goded's Socially Engaged Documentaries (Hardback)

              By Gasiorowski, Dominika

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              Over the years, Mexico's photographic appeal has been created and sustained by many acclaimed photographers, both native and foreign to the country. Maya Goded (1967-), an acclaimed Mexican documentary photographer, shows a unique awareness of this visual heritage by representing... communities with very little or no visual presence in her work.
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              ISBN 9781781887950
              Released NZ 25 Feb 2019
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              Series Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures
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              Pepetela and the MPLA: The Ethical Evolution of a Revolutionary Writer
                

              Pepetela and the MPLA: The Ethical Evolution of a Revolutionary Writer (Hardback)

              By Rothwell, Phillip

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              In this wide-ranging study of Angola's most acclaimed author, Pepetela (b 1941), Phillip Rothwell interrogates a symbiotic and fraught relationship with the MPLA, the author's prescient critiques of the changes (and continuities) in Angola's political direction, and his ambiguous... compromises made as a writer and militant.
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              ISBN 9781781887219
              Released NZ 29 Apr 2019
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              Series Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures
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