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Translating Early Medieval Poetry: Transformation, Reception, Interpretation

Birkett, Tom. March-Lyons, Kirsty.

(2017)  | 9781843844730 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 13/7/2017
AUD 119.95 (inc. GST), AUD 109.05 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2017
The first decades of the twenty-first century have seen an unprecedented levelof creative engagement with early medieval literature, ranging from thelong-awaited publication of Tolkien's version of Beowulf and the reworking ofmedieval lyrics by Ireland's foremost poets to the adaptation of Eddic andSkaldic...

Researching the writing center.

Babcock, Rebecca Day. Thonus, Terese.

(2017)  | 9781433135224 | Peter Lang Publishing | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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Multiculturalism, multilingualism and the self: literature and culture studies.

Drong, Leszek. Mydla, Jacek. Poks, Małgorzata.

(2017)  | 9783319610481 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 198pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This edited collection explores the conjunction of multiculturalism and the self in literature and culture studies, and brings together essays by prominent researchers interested in literature and culture whose critical perspectives inform discussions of specific examples of multicultural contexts in...

Speaking Havoc: Social Suffering and South Asian Narratives

Nagappan, Ramu.

(2017)  | 9780295996158 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
AUD 147.95 (inc. GST), AUD 134.50 (ex. GST),
Who has the right to speak about trauma? As cultural products, narratives ofsocial suffering paradoxically release us from responsibility while demandingthat we examine our own connectedness to the circumstances that producesuffering. As a result, the text's act of "speaking havoc" rebounds inunsettling...

Spiritual Grammar: Genre and the Saintly Subject in Islam and Christianity

Longo, F. Dominic. Longo, F.

(2017)  | 9780823275724 | Fordham University Press | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 7/8/2017
AUD 81.95 (inc. GST), AUD 74.50 (ex. GST),
Spiritual Grammar identifies a genre of religious literature that until now hasnot been recognized as such. In this surprising and theoretically nuanced study,F. Dominic Longo reveals how grammatical structures of language addressed in twomedieval texts published nearly four centuries apart, from distinct...

Crossing borders : essays on literature, culture, and society in honor of amritjit singh.

Basu, Tapan. Shahnaaz, Tasneem.

(2017)  | 9781611478990 | Fairleigh Dickinson University | hbk. | book | 376pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
AUD 203.95 (inc. GST), AUD 185.41 (ex. GST),
Crossing Borders is a gathering of twenty original, interdisciplinary essays on the paradigm of borders in African American literature, multi-ethnic U.S. studies, and South Asian studies. These essays by established and mid-career scholars from around the globe employ a variety of approaches to the...

A guide to writing for human service professionals.

Glicken, Morley D.

(2017)  | 9781538106204 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 15/8/2017
AUD 73.95 (inc. GST), AUD 67.23 (ex. GST),
Straightforward and concise, the second edition of A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals offers students and professionals practical tools to improve their writing. In his animated and highly accessible teaching voice, Glicken presents the rules of punctuation, grammar, and APA style in...

Text in the natural world : topics in the evolutionary theory of literature.

Gregorio, Laurence A.

(2017)  | 9781433137716 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | 222pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This book is an introduction to the theory and a survey of topics pertinent to the evolutionary view on literature.

A guide to creating student-staffed writing centers, grades 6-12.

Kent, Richard.

(2017)  | 9781433130564 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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A Guide to Creating Student-Staffed Writing Centers, Grades 6-12, Second Edition is a how-to and, ultimately, a why-to book for middle school and high school educators as well as for English/language arts teacher candidates and their methods instructors.

Iranian women in the memoir : comparing reading lolita in tehran and persepolis (1) and (2).

Derbel, Emira.

(2017)  | 9781443882767 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
AUD 162.95 (inc. GST), AUD 148.14 (ex. GST),
"This book investigates the various reasons behind the elevation of the memoir, previously categorized as a marginalized form of life writing that denudes the private space of women, especially in Western Asian countries such as Iran. Through a comparative investigation of Azar Nafisi's Reading Lolita...

Transnational landscapes and postmodern poetics : mapping culture, literature, and politics.

Hichri, Asma. Mechri, Samira.

(2017)  | 9781443873338 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 201pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
AUD 166.95 (inc. GST), AUD 151.77 (ex. GST),
"This book moves beyond conventional conceptions of space and place to explore how the spatial imagination has informed our postmodern mapping of literature, culture, history, geography and politics. In this volume, scholars from different academic fields contest new territories for critical expression,...

Literature, performance, and somaesthetics : studies in agency and embodiment.

Budziak, Anna. JarosÅaw, Woźniak. Lisowska, Katarzyna.

(2017)  | 9781443882811 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 299pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
AUD 166.95 (inc. GST), AUD 151.77 (ex. GST),
"Literature, Performance, and Somaesthetics views textual and extra-textual worlds as intimately connected, as forming a continuum, in fact. The essays on literature, philosophy and the arts gathered here derive their theoretical inspirations from two realms where embodiment and agency are particularly...

Plain Text: The Poetics of Computation

Tenen, Dennis.

(2017)  | 9781503602281 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 7/8/2017
AUD 41.95 (inc. GST), AUD 38.14 (ex. GST),
This book challenges the ways we read, write, store, and retrieve information inthe digital age. Computers—from electronic books to smart phones—play anactive role in our social lives. Our technological choices thus entailtheoretical and political commitments. Dennis Tenen takes up today's strangeenmeshing...

Plain Text: The Poetics of Computation

Tenen, Dennis.

(2017)  | 9781503601802 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 7/8/2017
AUD 139.95 (inc. GST), AUD 127.23 (ex. GST),
This book challenges the ways we read, write, store, and retrieve information inthe digital age. Computers—from electronic books to smart phones—play anactive role in our social lives. Our technological choices thus entailtheoretical and political commitments. Dennis Tenen takes up today's strangeenmeshing...

Quand les écrivains font leur musée...

Mayaux, Catherine.

(2017)  | 9782807602809 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 292pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2017
AUD 104.95 (inc. GST), AUD 95.41 (ex. GST),
Les travaux rassemblés dans cet ouvrage étudient la représentation oul’imaginaire muséographique d’écrivains de la fin du XIXe siècle àl’époque contemporaine. Ils interrogent la manière dont la réflexion sur lemusée croise les préoccupations d’un écrivain et interagit avec sacréation....

Satire, humor and the construction of identities.

Zekavat, Massih.

(2017)  | 9789027202338 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 218pp | Availability last checked: 11/7/2017
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Satire, Humor and the Construction of Identities conveys how satire can contribute to the construction of social subjects' identities. It attempts to provide a theoretical ground for a novel understanding of the relationship between satire and identity by finding their common denominator, namely opposition,...

Reflections on medieval and renaissance thought.

Hill, Darci.

(2017)  | 9781443886123 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
AUD 158.95 (inc. GST), AUD 144.50 (ex. GST),
"The collection of articles gathered in this volume grew naturally and spontaneously out of the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought hosted by Sam Houston State University in April 2016. This anthology reflects the diverse fields of study represented at the conference....


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