Authors:Z. Von Martels, Zwender Von Martels,
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Keywords: travel, fiction, studies, writing, history, brill, intellectual, observation, scholarly, fact, literary, tradition, discovery
Number of Pages: 246
Published: 1997-08-01
List price: $147.00
ISBN-10: 9004101128
ISBN-13: 9789004101128

Travel Fact and Travel Fiction contains 18 articles by different authors on important examples of travel writing from Classical Antiquity (Herodotus) until the first half of the nineteenth century. Discussed are among others Herodotus, Egeria, Rubruck, Marco Polo, Columbus, Joachim Du Bellay, Busbequius, Gryphius, Goethe and Dickens. Central themes are fiction, literary tradition, scholarly discovery and observation.

Author: Alan Wilde
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Pre
Keywords: fiction, american, contemporary, studies, penn, grounds, middle
Number of Pages: 198
Published: 1987-11-01
List price: $49.95
ISBN-10: 0812280695
ISBN-13: 9780812280692

Alan Wilde identifies and defends what he calls "midfiction," which rejects both the extremes of realism and experimental, self-reflexive fiction. He offers as examples the best works of Apple, Berger, Barthelme, Pynchon, and Paley.

Author: Karen Brown
Publisher: Univ. of Massachusetts Press
Keywords: series, short, fiction, award, awp, amp, needles, stories, pins
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 2007-11-01
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 1558496173
ISBN-13: 9781558496170

Winner of the Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction.In Pins and Needles , Karen Brown explores love and loss between mother and child, husband and wife, close friends, and virtual strangers. In many of these stories, Brown shows how love emerges as infidelity incongruous and disruptive, threatening the stability of daily life. In She Fell to Her Knees, Nell inherits the neglected house in which her mother died years before, and begins an affair with the neighbor. The narrator of Apparitions, who has recently returned the blind grandson she was raising to the care of his mother, invites a confused

Authors:Jane Yolen, Patrick Nielsen Hayden,
Publisher: Tor Teen
Keywords: year, fantasy, teens, fiction, science, amp, collection, first, annual
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2005-05-01
List price: $17.95
ISBN-10: 0765313839
ISBN-13: 9780765313836

The first ever annual ’Year’s Best’anthology of science fiction and fantasy for teens,featuring extraordinary tales by S.M.Stirling,David Gerrold,Garth Nix,Delia Sherman,Kelly Link,and many others! A ward-winning anthologists Jane Yolen and Patrick Nielsen Hayden have combed through a year’s worth of books and magazines and websites to find the most outstanding fantasy and science fiction stories of 2004-and collected them into a single volume aimed specificallyat teens and young adults.

Author: G. Meaney
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: fiction, subjects, theory, women, unlike
Number of Pages: 255
Published: 1993-07-14
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0415070996
ISBN-13: 9780415070997

"(Un)like Subjects" aims to present a significant new model for the relationship between women and writing; and theory and fiction. Gerardine Meaney addresses the issues of style and female relationships which have preoccupied the three most influential French feminist theorists and three contemporary women novelists. Meaney traces the connections between the theorists, Helene Cixous, Luce Irigaray and Julia Kristeva, and the literary practitioners, Doris Lessing, Muriel Spark and Angela Carter. Her reading of the work of these six women writers traces a new vision of femininity as expressed t

Author: Mr. Ivan Brunetti
Publisher: Yale University Press
Keywords: true, stories, anthology, cartoons, fiction, graphic, volume, amp
Number of Pages: 400
Published: 2006-10-23
List price: $28.00
ISBN-10: 0300111703
ISBN-13: 9780300111705

Comic artist Ivan Brunetti, the creator of Schizo, offers a best-of anthology of contemporary art comics, along with some classic comic strips and other historical materials that have retained a “modern” sensibility. As with Chris Ware’s selections for his best-selling McSweeney’s anthology, Brunetti’s choices make for a highly personal book (“my criteria were simple: these are comics that I savor and often revisit”) that serves as a broad historical overview of the medium and a round-up of some of today’s best and most interesting North American comic artists. Included here ar

Author: Ivan Brunetti
Publisher: Yale University Press
Keywords: true, stories, anthology, cartoons, fiction, graphic, amp, volume
Number of Pages: 400
Published: 2008-10-21
List price: $28.00
ISBN-10: 0300126719
ISBN-13: 9780300126716

Comic art is a vital, highly personal art form in which change—rapid and unpredictable—is the norm. In this exciting new anthology, comic artist Ivan Brunetti focuses on very recent works by contemporary artists engaged in this world of change. These outstanding cartoonists, selected by Brunetti for their graphic sophistication and literary style, are both expanding and transforming the vocabulary of their genre. The book presents contemporary art comics produced by 75 artists, along with some classic comic strips and other related fine art and historical materials. Brunetti arranges the bo
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