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Walter Benjamin and the Corpus of Autobiography

Gerhard Richter

Walter Benjamin and the Corpus of Autobiography is not merely the most extensive and insightful treatment of Benjamin 's autobiographical writings.

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Published: April 2002
ISBN: 9780814330838
$23.99

Writing Humor

Creativity and the Comic Mind

Mary Ann Rishel

Learn how to expand the humor in your imagination into the most fulfilling and fun-filled genres in creative writing—from comedy to a satirical essay to a joke monologue—with the help of Writing Humor, the first textbook of its kind for college students.

Paperback
Published: April 2002
ISBN: 9780814329603
$28.99
Hardback
Published: April 2002
ISBN: 9780814329597
$42.95

Race and Ideology

Language, Symbolism, and Popular Culture

Edited by Arthur K. Spears

Race and Ideology proposes an understanding of racism as a divide-and-conquer mechanism.

Paperback
Published: September 1999
ISBN: 9780814324547
$24.99
Hardback
Published: September 1999
ISBN: 9780814324530
$44.95

Woman at the Window

Biblical Tales of Oppression and Escape

Nehama Aschkenasy

In this book, Aschkenasy analyzes the Woman at the Window image, allowing for new interpretation of the classic myths surrounding it.

Paperback
Published: October 1998
ISBN: 9780814326275
$23.99
eBOOK
Published: October 1998
ISBN: 9780814340882

Walter Benjamin

An Intellectual Biography

Bernd Witte
Translated by James Rolleston

This book provides readers with the opportunity to survey the facts surrounding Benjamin's life and assess the interpretations of his texts.

Paperback
Published: June 1997
ISBN: 9780814320181
$23.99

Let's Flip the Script

An African American Discourse on Language, Literature, and Learning

Keith Gilyard

An inspiring collection of personal essays about education, literacy, and freedom.

eBOOK
Published: October 1996
ISBN: 9780814336793

Women of the Word

Jewish Women and Jewish Writing

Edited by Judith R. Baskin

Women of the Word is part of an emerging effort to listen to the voices of Jewish women both past and present.

Paperback
Published: October 1994
ISBN: 9780814324233
$25.99

Voices of the Self

A Study of Language Competence

Keith Gilyard

An exploration of the key issues of language education for African Americans.

Paperback
Published: July 1991
ISBN: 9780814322253
$26.99
eBOOK
Published: July 1991
ISBN: 9780814339114

Las Literaturas Hispanicas

Introduccion a su estudio: Volumen 2: Espana

Evelyn Picon Garfield
Ivan A. Schulman

Volumen 2: España is the second text in the series Las literaturas hispánicas: Introducción a su estudio.

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Published: December 1990
ISBN: 9780814318645
$42.99

Las Literaturas Hispanicas

Introduccion a su estudio: Volumen 1

Evelyn Picon Garfield
Ivan A. Schulman

This versatile three-volume set is specifically designed to introduce students of Spanish to the literature of Spain and Latin America.

Paperback
Published: December 1990
ISBN: 9780814318638
$39.99

Las Literaturas Hispanicas

Introduccion a su estudio: Volumen 3: Hispanoamerica

Evelyn Picon Garfield
Ivan A. Schulman

In Volumen 3 of Las literaturas hispánicas: Introducción a su estudio, Evelyn Picon Garfield and Ivan A. Schulman include selections from more than forty Spanish American authors from the sixteenth century to the present day.

Paperback
Published: December 1990
ISBN: 9780814318652
$42.99

Caesaris Augusti

Res Gestae et Fragmenta

Intro/Notes by Kenneth Scott, Margaret M. Ward and Robert S. Rogers
Revised by Herbert Benario

The Res Gestae and Fragmenta by Caesar Augustus annotated for beginning Latin students.

Paperback
Published: June 1990
ISBN: 9780814321386
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: June 1990
ISBN: 9780814336564

Discourse and Discrimination

Edited by Geneva Smitherman-Donaldson and Teun A. van Dijk

Lingusitic and communicative dimensions of the propagation of racism through the media, everyday language, and the educational curriculum.

Paperback
Published: April 1988
ISBN: 9780814319581
$24.99

Lovecraft

A Study in the Fantastic

Maurice Lévy
Translated by S. T. Joshi

Broader than a thematic study, however, Lévy's analysis is unique in his use of Lovecraft's work as a model for fantastic writing in general and in his provocative theory as to why Lovecraft wrote the sort of works he did.

Paperback
Published: March 1988
ISBN: 9780814319567
$24.99

Women's Voices from Latin America

Selections from Twelve Contemporary Authors

Edited with Translations by Evelyn Picon Garfield

Selections from twelve contemporary authors.

Paperback
Published: November 1987
ISBN: 9780814319628
$22.99

Jerusalem Delivered

An English Prose Version

Torquato Tasso
Translated and Edited by Ralph Nash

Ralph Nash, in his approach to Gerusalemme Liberata, concluded that a close, fluent translation in prose of Tasso's epic would offer the most successful rendering of this important chivalric romance.

Paperback
Published: April 1987
ISBN: 9780814318300
$35.95
eBOOK
Published: April 1987
ISBN: 9780814337561

Talkin and Testifyin

The Language of Black America

by Geneva Smitherman

In this book, Smitherman makes a substantial contribution to an understanding of Black English by setting it in the larger context of Black culture and life style.

Paperback
Published: January 1986
ISBN: 9780814318058
$26.99

A Middle English Anthology

Edited by Ann S. Haskell

A reissue of the popular 1969 volume, this anthology includes a wide variety of selections from Middle English literature.

Paperback
Published: August 1985
ISBN: 9780814317983
$29.99

Latin Via Ovid

A First Course

Norma Goldman and Jacob E. Nyenhuis

Using an introduction to mythology by the master storyteller Ovid himself, the authors have prepared a unique teaching tool designed to achieve proficiency at Latin in one year at the college level, two years at the high school or intermediate level.

Hardback
Published: September 1982
ISBN: 9780814317327
$36.99

Old English

Grammar and Reader

by Robert E. Diamond

An excellent introduction to learning Old English.

Paperback
Published: January 1970
ISBN: 9780814315101
$25.99

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