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The Norton Introduction to Literature with 2016 MLA Update (Shorter Twelfth Edition)
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393623574, isbn: 0393623572,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATE. The most trusted guide for helping students read critically and write carefully.The Norton Introduction to Literature presents an engaging, balanced selection of literature to suit any course. Offering a thorough treatment of historical and critical context, the most comprehensive media package available, and a rich suite of tools to encourage close reading and thoughtful writing, the Shorter Twelfth Edition is unparalleled in its guida

Codex Seraphinianus
By imusti
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mpn: 38480327, ean: 9780847842131, isbn: 0847842134,

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An extraordinary and surreal art book, this edition has been redesigned by the author and includes new illustrations. Ever since the Codex Seraphinianus was first published in 1981, the book has been recognized as one of the strangest and most beautiful art books ever made. This visual encyclopedia of an unknown world written in an unknown language has fueled much debate over its meaning. Written for the information age and addressing the import of coding and decoding in genetics, literary criti

The Norton Introduction to Literature (Portable Twelfth Edition)
By W. W. Norton & Company
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mpn: YES30676028, ean: 9780393938937, isbn: 9780393938937,

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The most trusted guide for helping students read critically and write carefully.The Norton Introduction to Literature, Portable Edition, offers an affordable and diverse selection of classic and contemporary literature, the most carefully edited apparatus for analyzing texts and writing thoughtfully, and a wider, more accessible array of student and instructor media. All this, plus a customizable print option, make it a perfect fit for any course.The Norton Introduction to Literature (Portable T

The Norton Anthology of African American Literature (Third Edition) (Vol. Volume 1)
By W. W. Norton & Company
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mpn: 9780393923698, ean: 9780393923698, isbn: 039392369X,

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An exciting revision of the best-selling anthology for African American literary survey courses. The much-anticipated Third Edition brings together the work of 140 writers from 1746 to the present writing in all genres, as well as performers of vernacular forms―from spirituals and sermons to jazz and hip hop. Fresh scholarship, new visuals and media, and new selections―with an emphasis on contemporary writers―combine to make The Norton Anthology of African American Literature an even bette

The Edinburgh Companion to Critical Theory (Edinburgh Companions to Literature EUP)
By Edinburgh University Press
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ean: 9780748693399, isbn: 0748693394,

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Featuring an international team of specialists on the subject, The Edinburgh Companion to Critical Theory provides a comprehensive analysis of the changing role of critical theory in the new century. Taking note of the many new theoretical and socio-political developments in recent years, the volume conclusively demonstrates critical theory's continuing relevance across disciplines ranging from the arts and social sciences through to the hard sciences. Being theoretically informed is not an opti

Classical Mythology in Context
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780199782833, isbn: 0199782830,

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Classical Mythology in Context encourages students to directly encounter and explore ancient myths and to understand them in broader interpretative contexts. Featuring a modular structure that coincides with the four main components of a classical mythology course--history, theory, comparison, and reception--each chapter (with the exception of Chapter 1) is built around one central figure or topic. Classical Mythology in Context provides:A sustained discussion of religious practices and sacred p

Nietzsche and The Birth of Tragedy
By Routledge
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ean: 9781844652426, isbn: 1844652424,

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Nietzsche's philosophy - at once revolutionary, erudite and deep - reaches into all spheres of the arts. Well into a second century of influence, the profundity of his ideas and the complexity of his writings still determine Nietzsche's power to engage his readers. His first book, ''The Birth of Tragedy'', presents us with a lively inquiry into the existential meaning of Greek tragedy. We are confronted with the idea that the awful truth of our existence can be revealed through tragic art, where

Edwardian Culture: Beyond the Garden Party (Among the Victorians and Modernists)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138506329, isbn: 9781138506329,

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Edwardian Culture: Beyond the Garden Party is the first truly interdisciplinary collection of essays dealing with culture in Britain c.1895-1914. Bringing together essays on literature, art, politics, religion, architecture, marketing, and imperial history, the study highlights the extent to which the culture and politics of Edwardian period were closely intertwined. The book builds upon recent scholarship that seeks to reclaim the term ‘Edwardian’ from prevalent, restrictive usages by ventu

The Road to Information Literacy (Ifla Publications)
By Walter de Gruyter Inc.
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mpn: 37 black & white illustrations, 12 black, ean: 9783110280845, isbn: 3110280841,

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Information literacy has been identified as a necessary skill for life, work and citizenship - as well as for academic study - for all of us living in today's information society. This international collection brings together practitioner and research papers from all sectors of information work. It includes case studies and good practice guides, including how librarians and information workers can facilitate information literacy from pre-school children to established researchers, digital litera

The Children's Book of Virtues
By Simon & Schuster
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mpn: 9780684813530, ean: 9780684813530, isbn: 068481353X,

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The perfect companion to William J. Bennett's number-one bestseller; The Book of Virtues, The Children's Book of Virtues is the ideal storybook for parents and children to enjoy together: With selections from The Book of Virtues, from Aesop and Robert Frost to George Washington's life as well as Native American and African folklore, The Children's Book of Virtues brings together timeless stories and poems from around the world. The stories have been chosen especially for a young audience to he

Monster Girl Encyclopedia Vol. 1
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mpn: 24540874, ean: 9781626923614, isbn: 1626923612,

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Monster Girl Encyclopedia, Volume 1 is the first in a series of highly-detailed, illustrated books that contains one hundred profiles of wickedly lascivious monster girls. Considered by many fans to be the definitive go-to source for sexy monster girls and the worlds they inhabit, Monster Girl Encyclopedia is a must-have purchase for fans of Monster Musume, Nurse Hitomi’s Monster Infirmary, and other monster titles.Including 240 pages of in-depth bios, one hundred gorgeous full-color illustrat

The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls
By Beacon Press
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ean: 9780807013816, isbn: 0807013811,

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A bold and uncompromising feminist manifesto that shows women and girls how to defy, disrupt, and destroy the patriarchy by embracing the qualities they’ve been trained to avoid.Seizing upon the energy of the #MeToo movement, feminist activist Mona Eltahawy advocates a muscular, out-loud approach to teaching women and girls to harness their power through what she calls the “seven necessary sins” that women and girls are not supposed to commit: to be angry, ambitious, profane, violent, atte

Bad Feminist: Essays
By Harper Perennial
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mpn: 39741190, ean: 9780062282712, isbn: 0062282719,

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From the author of Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, the New York Times Bestseller and Best Book of the Year at NPR, the Boston Globe, Newsweek, and many moreA collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay.“Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink—all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue, and I’m no

The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love
By Washington Square Press
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ean: 9780743456081, isbn: 0743456084,

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Everyone needs to love and be loved -- even men. But to know love, men must be able to look at the ways that patriarchal culture keeps them from knowing themselves, from being in touch with their feelings, from loving. In The Will to Change, bell hooks gets to the heart of the matter and shows men how to express the emotions that are a fundamental part of who they are -- whatever their age, marital status, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. With trademark candor and fierce intelligence, hooks ad

Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction
By Quirk Books
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ean: 9781683691389, isbn: 1683691385,

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Satisfy your craving for extraordinary authors and exceptional fiction: Meet the women writers who defied convention to craft some of literature's strangest tales, from Frankenstein to The Haunting of Hill House and beyond. Frankenstein was just the beginning: horror stories and other weird fiction wouldn't exist without the women who created it. From Gothic ghost stories to psychological horror to science fiction, women have been primary architects of speculative literature of all sorts.

The Undying: Pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer, and care
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374279349, isbn: 0374279349,

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''The Undying is a startling, urgent intervention in our discourses about sickness and health, art and science, language and literature, and mortality and death. In dissecting what she terms 'the ideological regime of cancer,' Anne Boyer has produced a profound and unforgettable document on the experience of life itself.'' ―Sally Rooney, author of Normal PeopleA week after her forty-first birthday, the acclaimed poet Anne Boyer was diagnosed with highly aggressive triple-negative breast cancer

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