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  • The Mirror of the Sea

    The Mirror of the Sea
    Joseph Conrad

    The volume The Mirror of the Sea is a collection of several autobiographical sketches, remembrances and essays that Conrad originally published in a number of European magazines.

  • Sidney s The Defence of Poesy and Selected Renaissance Literary Criticism

    Sidney’s ‘The Defence of Poesy’ and Selected Renaissance Literary Criticism
    Gavin Alexander

    Controversy raged through England during the 1570-80s as Puritans denounced all manner of games & pastimes as a danger to public morals.

  • Escritura y melancolĂ a

    Escritura y melancolĂ­a
    Juan Domingo ArgĂĽelles

    Juan Domingo ArgĂĽelles no se dedica, en palabras de Marcial, a hablar de centauros, ni gorgonas ni arpĂ­as, sino que su tema es el hombre y la humanidad, la persona concreta y su padecimiento.

  • Plato s Meno

    Plato’s Meno
    Dominic Scott

    In a new departure, this book's exploration focuses primarily on the content and coherence of the dialogue in its own right and not merely in the context of other dialogues, making it required reading for all students of Plato, be they from …

  • Here and Now

    Here and Now
    J.M. Coetzee, Paul Auster

    Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee are respectively responsible for some of the great contemporary works of fiction: Auster's The New York Trilogy or Coetzee's Disgrace are only two of these authors' legendary works.

  • 100 Essays I Don t Have Time to Write

    100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Write
    Sarah Ruhl

    The titles themselves speak to the volume's uniqueness: "On lice," "On sleeping in the theater," "On motherhood and stools (the furniture kind)," "Greek masks and Bell's palsy." 100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write is a book in which …

  • And Yet

    And Yet…
    Christopher Hitchens

    "This collection of essays brings together some of the finest pieces Hitchens published over the last two decades for the first time in one book, addressing with characteristic wit and erudition the subjects he is best known for, including: …

  • Crime Scenes

    Crime Scenes
    Anne Mullen, Emer O’Beirne

    The essays in this collection are based on papers given at a conference on detective fiction in European culture, held at the University of Exeter in September 1997.

  • Over a Cup of Ginger Tea

    Over a Cup of Ginger Tea
    Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo

    The author describes the essays in this collection as "mongrols of a sort"–part personal essay and part literary commentary or criticism.

  • La experiencia trĂ gica de la muerte

    La experiencia trágica de la muerte
    José Martínez Hernández

    La muerte ha gozado y goza entre nosotros de demasiados privilegios.

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