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Fantasy fiction formula

by Deborah Chester Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
01/2016
ISBN:
9780719097065
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

There's more to writing a successful fantasy story than building a unique world or inventing a new type of magic. From the writing...

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Arcades Project

by Walter Benjamin, Rolf Tiedemann, Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin Belknap Press
Pub Date:
03/2002
ISBN:
9780674008021
Format:
Pbk 1088 pages

'To great writers,' Walter Benjamin once wrote, 'finished works weigh lighter than those fragments on which they labor their entire...

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Family Record

by Patrick Modiano Yale University Press
Pub Date:
11/2019
ISBN:
9780300238310
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

An enthralling reflection on the ways that family history influences identity, from the 2014 Nobel laureate for literature A...

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J. M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Reading: Literature in the Event

by Derek Attridge University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
12/2004
ISBN:
9780226031170
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

Nobel Prize-winning novelist J. M. Coetzee is one of the most widely taught contemporary writers, but also one of the most elusive....

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Ecology without Nature: Rethinking Environmental Aesthetics

by Timothy Morton Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
09/2009
ISBN:
9780674034853
Format:
Pbk 264 pages

In Ecology without Nature, Timothy Morton argues that the chief stumbling block to environmental thinking is the image of nature...

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Preparation of the Novel: Lecture Courses and Seminars at the College de France (1978-1979 and 1979-1980)

by Roland Barthes Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
10/2010
ISBN:
9780231136150
Format:
Pb+ 512 pages

Completed just weeks before his death, these lectures mark a critical juncture in the career of Roland Barthes, declaring the...

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Gilgamesh: The Life of a Poem

by Michael Schmidt Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2019
ISBN:
9780691195247
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

Reflections on a lost poem and its rediscovery by contemporary poets Gilgamesh is the most ancient long poem known...

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We Need Silence to Find Out What We Think: Selected Essays

by Shirley Hazzard Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780231173278
Format:
Pb+ 248 pages

Spanning the 1960s to the 2000s, these non-fiction writings showcase Shirley Hazzard's extensive thinking on global politics,...

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VAS: An Opera in Flatland

by Steve Tomasula and Stephen Farrell University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2004
ISBN:
9780226807409
Format:
Pbk 370 pages

Printed in the colors of flesh and blood, VAS: An Opera in Flatland--a hybrid image-text novel--demonstrates how differing ways...

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Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 3: The Complete and Authoritative Edition

by Mark Twain University of California Press
Pub Date:
08/2015
ISBN:
9780520279940
Format:
Hbk 792 pages

The surprising final chapter of a great American life.When the first volume of Mark Twains uncensored Autobiography was published...

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Brevity: A Flash Fiction Handbook

by David Galef Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780231179690
Format:
Pb+ 160 pages

Flash fiction is over in the blink of an eye yet lingers with the reader. In Brevity, David Galef guides creative writing students...

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On Creaturely Life: Rilke, Benjamin, Sebald

by Eric L Santner University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
05/2006
ISBN:
9780226735030
Format:
Pb+ 216 pages

In his Duino Elegies, Rainer Maria Rilke suggests that animals enjoy direct access to a realm of being—the open—concealed from...

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Shakespeare's Freedom

by Stephen Greenblatt University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9780226306674
Format:
Pb+ 168 pages

Shakespeare lived in a world of absolutes - the absolute authority claimed for God over the world, for the holy scriptures over...

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Performance in Place of War

by James Thompson, Jenny Hughes and Michael Balfour University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
09/2009
ISBN:
9781906497149
Format:
Hbk 392 pages

From the Greeks and Shakespeare to the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, war has often been a major theme of dramatic performances....

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Soft Weapons: Autobiography in Transit

by Gillian Whitlock University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
12/2006
ISBN:
9780226895260
Format:
Pb+ 216 pages

Azar Nafisi’s Reading Lolita in Tehran, Marjane Satrapi’s comics, and “Baghdad Blogger” Salam Pax’s Internet diary are just a...

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