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Gender and Text in the Later Middle Ages (First Edition)

By: Chance, Jane [Editor]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037857

ISBN: 0813013917

Condition: Like New


"A volume of the first importance to the scholarship of medieval women writers.... An ambitious attempt to understand that gender and text might have meant in the Middle Ages from the perspective of the woman writer and reader rather than through the more usual androcentric lens...[The] collection brings together for the first time in one place essays about a whole range of women writers from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries and from places as distant as Spain and Sweden, as well as the more well-known French and English writers."--Laurie Finke, Kenyon College"Brings together... View more info

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Presbyterians in North Carolina: Race, Politics, and Religious Identity in Historical Perspective (From the Library of Morton H. Smith)

By: Conser Jr., Walter H.; Cain, Robert J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Knoxville, Univ Tennessee Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040935

ISBN: 1572338490

Condition: Like New


This book comes from the personal library of Morton H. Smith but does not have his personal library marking. Pictorial paperback. Illustrated. xvii, 251pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. This from Wikipedia: Morton Howison Smith (December 11, 1923 to November 12, 2017) was an American Presbyterian minister. He was the first Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America, serving from 1973 to 1988, and also served as its Moderator in 2000. Smith had degrees from the University of Michigan, Columbia Theological Seminary and the Free University of Amsterdam. He taught at Belhaven Co... View more info

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Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures

By: David G. Nicholls [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Language Association: 2007

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 037925

ISBN: 0873525981

Condition: Very Good


The third edition of the MLA's widely used Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literature features sixteen completely new essays by leading scholars. Designed to highlight relations among languages and forms of discourse, the volume is organized into three sections. "Understanding Language" provides a broad overview of the field of linguistics, with special attention to language acquisition and the social life of languages. "Forming Texts" offers tools for understanding how speakers and writers shape language; it examines scholarship in the distinct but interrel... View more info

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The Great Mother: An Analysis of the Archetype

By: Erich Neumann (translated by Ralph Manheim)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 058773

ISBN: 0691017808

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial cover. 185 pp, with 2 pp ads. Indexed and has a bibliography. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. A few trace marks on edges. Pencil mark in corner of front end-page. Text contains underlining and notes, mostly at the beginning, in ink. Overall a solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Confessions, Revised and Updated: The Making of a Postdenominational Priest (New)

By: Fox, Matthew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, North Atlantic Books: 2015

Seller ID: 038297

ISBN: 1583949356

Condition: New


Matthew Fox's stirring autobiography, Confessions, reveals his personal, intellectual, and spiritual journey from altar boy, to Dominican priest, to his eventual break with the Vatican. Five new chapters in this revised and updated edition bring added perspective in light of the author's continued journey, and his reflections on the current changes taking place in the Catholic church. Instead of living out his vows as a Dominican brother Matthew Fox was expelled from the Order after 34 years by Cardinal Ratzinger, who later became Pope Benedict XVI. Fox took this as a warning from the Church ... View more info

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The Boy Kings: A Journey into the Heart of the Social Network

By: Katherine Losse

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2012-06-26

Seller ID: 014034

ISBN: 1451668252

Condition: New


A book about Facebook that will ignite broad cultural conversations about technology, gender, race, and the future of the Internet. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Race, Sex and Gender in Contemporary Art: The Rise of Minority Culture (First Edition)

By: Lucie-Smith, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Art Books Intl Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023353

ISBN: 1874044066

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with red lettering, illustrated, no writing in the book, 224pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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French Fiction Revisited (Dalkey Archive Scholarly) First Edition

By: Roudiez, Professor Leon S

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Elmwood Park, IL, Dalkey Archive Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040210

ISBN: 0916583732

Condition: Very Good +


The most interesting French fiction since World War II is also the most revolutionary, exploring new narrative techniques and incorporating challenging new ideas in aesthetics, politics, psychoanalysis, gender, linguistics, and philosophy. This fiction looks strange and forbidding to American readers, however, which makes Roudiez's overview of postwar French fiction a welcome guide. In a revised and updated version of his French Fiction Today, Roudiez includes chapters on an important precursor--Raymond Roussel--and on thirteen of the most significant innovators in French fiction. A concluding... View more info

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Telling Tales: Medieval Narratives and the Folk Tradition (First Edition)

By: Sautman, Francesca Canade [Editor]; Conchado, Diana [Editor]; Di Scipio, Giuseppe Carlo [Editor];

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Palgrave Macmillan: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040144

ISBN: 0312211317

Condition: Like New


Telling Tales explores the interlocking relationships among written medieval texts, the oral tradition, and the influence of folklore, and examines folklore and culture within literary and historical contexts. The diverse essays in this collection highlight the mutual shadowing of literature and oral narrative and how they relate to other areas of cultural production and performance, including systems of learning, political ideologies, gender formation and conflicts, folk religion, ethnic tensions, and legal practices. Folklore from a variety of literary and folk traditions including Arabic, C... View more info

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The Inklings and King Arthur: J. R. R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis, and Owen Barfield on the Matter of Britain (Signed First Edition)

By: Sorina Higgins

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Apocryphile Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039737

ISBN: 1944769897

Condition: New


Will King Arthur ever return to England? He already has. In the midst of war-torn Britain, King Arthur returned in the writings of the Oxford Inklings. Learn how J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield brought hope to their times and our own in their Arthurian literature. Although studies of the Oxford Inklings abound, astonishingly enough, none has yet examined their great body of Arthurian work. Yet each of these major writers tackled serious and relevant questions about government, gender, violence, imperialism, secularism, and spirituality through their stories o... View more info

The Nonsexist Communicator: Solving the Problems of Gender and Awkwardness in Modern English

By: Sorrels, Bobbye D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Olympic Marketing Corp: 1983-06-01

Seller ID: 022777

ISBN: 0136234054

Condition: Very Good +


Black softcover, clean white pages. Light shelf wear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Senegalese Novel by Women: Through Their Own Eyes (Francophone Cultures and Literatures)

By: Stringer O'Keeffe, Susan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers: 1999

Edition: 2nd Revised edition

Seller ID: 040064

ISBN: 0820445681

Condition: Near Fine


Senegal has to date produced the largest group of women writers in French-speaking West Africa. The Senegalese Novel by Women examines the novels and autobiographies published since 1975, focussing on the works of Nafissatou Diallo, Mariama Ba and Aminata Sow Fall, while also paying significant attention to novelists such as Ken Bugul and Aminata Maïga Ka. The analysis illuminates the gender perspective of the writers, particularly with regard to the special position of women in the conflict between tradition and modernity. It also reveals their determination to equal their male counterparts ... View more info