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Practising Postmodernism/ Reading Modernism
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Practising Postmodernism/ Reading Modernism

By Waugh, Patricia

London: Edward Arnold,. Paperback. 176pp. Interrogating Texts series. Close readings of three modernist and three postmodernist texts: Shame by Salman Rushdie, The Color Purple by Alice Walker, Memoirs of a Survivor by Doris Lessing, Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, To The Lighthouse by Virgina Woolf and Ulsses by James Joyce. A little faded. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1992.

$7.67

Murder in the Cathedral

By Mason, W. H.

Oxford: Blackwell,. Paperback. 73pp. On T. S. Eliot's poetic drama. Covers the historical background, the themes of martyrdom and spiritual malaise, the four tempters, the knights, dramatic technique, the chorus, the verse, etc. Notes on English Literature series. Some light edge and reading wear. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. Reprint. 1968.

$1.28

Improvised Europeans: American Literary Expatriates and the Siege of  London
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Improvised Europeans: American Literary Expatriates and the Siege of London

By Zwerdling, Alex

New York: Basic Books,. Hardback. 383pp. An examination of the lives and works of Henry Adams, Henry James, T. S. Eliot, and Ezra Pound against the background of American social and political history, especially the growing emancipation of women and the mass non-Anglo-Saxon immigration,  from which the author argues they fled. Smartly quarter bound with blue cloth to the spine with white titles, and grey papers to the boards. Slight ink mark to back of dw otherwise minimal wear. Very clean and bright. Near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 1998.

$11.50

Form as Compensation for Life: Fictive Patterns in Virgina Woolf's Novels
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Form as Compensation for Life: Fictive Patterns in Virgina Woolf's Novels

By Holmesland, Oddvar

Columbia: Camden House,. Hardback. 199pp. A close reading analysis of Woolf's fiction that, whilst not ignoring the author's biography, seeks to prioritise the text and language again. Draws heavily on reader response and linguistic theories and is of interest to those examining the theories of Iser, Fish, Saussaure etc as well as to those interested in close textual analysis of Woolf's work. Attractively bound in a sea-green cloth with gilt titles. Near fine copy. . Hardcover. 1998.

$15.33

Kafka
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Kafka

By Heller, Erich

London: Fontana,. Paperback. 154pp. Part of the Fontana Modern Masters series. A critical assessment of Kafka that considers his major fiction, short stories and letters. Includes a chronology and a bibliography as well an index. Lightly browned to edge of pages. Slightly rubbed and bumped. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1977.

$1.92