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Language and Literature

From collected essays on leading literary figures to innovative insights into world literature, the Cambridge Scholars Publishing ‘Language and Literature’ collection covers a wide spectrum, from Medieval literature, to Twentieth Century classics, and beyond. It includes award-winning titles, which are of interest to scholars and the general reader. Covering cultural and theoretical approaches, our studies in Literature and Language include leading edge research with a significant interdisciplinary reach.

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Westerns

Whatever we might think of them, popular Westerns, both movies and cheap paperbacks on the newsstand racks, have had a powerful impact on both U.S. culture and Western European culture in general. Collected here are new studies from a variety of critical approaches of popular Westerns by scholars from the U.S., the U.K., and Europe...
£34.99

What Do We Tell the Childr...

This peer-reviewed collection of critical essays on children’s literature addresses contemporary debates regarding what constitutes “suitable” texts for young audiences. The volume examines what adult writers “tell” their child readers with particular focus on the following areas: the representation of sexuality, gender and the bod...
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What Do You See? Internat...

This extensively illustrated book is a collection of the papers given at the 2007 annual conference of the British section of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) and the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature (NCRCL) MA course, Roehampton University London. It reflects the convictions of the edit...
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What is the New Rhetoric?

The Age of Information has spawned a critical focus on human communication in a multimedia world, particularly on theories and practices of writing. With the worldwide web impacting increasingly on academic and business communication, the need has never been greater for advanced study in writing, communication, and critical thinkin...
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What's in a Balcony Scene?...

As reflected in its title, the central question that drives this book is “what’s in a balcony scene?”, particularly that which appears in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Exploring its representation in a number of adaptations of Shakespeare’s play, this volume shows that there are a number of fresh angles from which to look at this...
£45.99

Which Face of Witch

For centuries, the figure of the witch represented the hostile and feared “other” on the edge of human society, placed “in between” the world of people and the world of demons. Whether she stood for the untamed powers of nature, dark powers of knowledge or magic, or evil powers derived from the devil, she was always identified with...
£47.99

Who Defines Me

Who Defines Me: Negotiating Identity in Language and Literature is a collection of insightful articles that represent an interdisciplinary study of identity. The articles start from the premise that identity is, and always has been, unstable and mutable; which is to say that identity is constructed and deconstructed and reconstruct...
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Whose Story? Translating t...

This book is based on the discussions carried out in two seminars on the translation of children’s literature, coordinated by Maria González Davies and led by Riitta Oittinen. The main focus finally revolved around four questions: a) Tackling the challenges posed by translating children’s literature, both picturebooks and books wit...
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Wilde’s Wiles

Wilde’s Wiles: Studies of the Influences on Oscar Wilde and His Enduring Influences in the Twenty-First Century is a collection of essays which celebrates the diversity of Oscar Wilde’s genius. This unique collection of scholarship explores not only his influence on a broad spectrum of subjects including: aesthetics, children’s lit...
£44.99

Wilkie Collins

This eclectic collection brings together a range of critical voices, from varying disciplinary backgrounds, to comment on the life and works of Wilkie Collins. A close friend of Dickens, Collins engaged with some of the nineteenth century’s most influential ideas and cultural developments. As this collection makes clear, he formed ...
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William Gilpin and Letter ...

William Gilpin and Letter Writing: Vol. 1William Gilpin’s Letter-WriterAmong the numerous letter-writing manuals which were printed in eighteenth-century Britain, a few were authored by such famous novelists as Samuel Richardson or Daniel Defoe.The present volume is a first-time edition of an autograph manual devised by William Gil...
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William Gilpin’s Letter-Wr...

Among the numerous letter-writing manuals which were printed in eighteenth-century Britain, a few were authored by such famous novelists as Samuel Richardson or Daniel Defoe.The present volume is a first-time edition of an autograph manual devised by William Gilpin, commonly known as one of the theoreticians of the picturesque, whi...
£44.99
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