Mark Doty - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 70 pages
In Still Life with Oysters and Lemon he offers a stunning exploration of our attachment to ordinary things-how we invest objects with human store, and why. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Theodore B. Leinwand - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 199 pages
Leinwand's new readings of these texts reveal a blend of affect and cognition concerning finance that includes nostalgia, anger, contempt, embarrassment, tenacity, bravado and humility.
Nicholas Daly - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 220 pages
In Modernism, Romance and the Fin de Siècle Nicholas Daly explores the popular fiction of the 'romance revival' of the late Victorian and Edwardian years, focusing on the work of such authors as Bram Stoker, H. Rider Haggard and Arthur ...
April McMahon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 309 pages
This book has two main goals: the re-establishment of a rule-based phonology as a viable alternative to current non-derivational models and the rehabilitation of historical evidence as a focus of phonological theory.
Richard Newhauser - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 246 pages
In this first full-length study of the early history of greed, Richard Newhauser shows that avaritia, the sin of greed for possessions, has a much longer history, and is more important for an understanding of the Middle Ages, than has ...
Lynne Magnusson - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 221 pages
The book draws on ideas from discourse analysis and linguistic pragmatics, especially 'politeness theory', relating these to key ideas in epistolary handbooks of the period, including those by Erasmus and Angel Day and demonstrates that ...