• Fiction
      January 2018

      Echoes of the City / Byens spor


      by Lars Saabye Christensen

      The second part of the Echoes of the City-trilogy. We've all stood on a street corner and let the city's lights and sounds pass by. What do we hear when we listen to the sounds of the city? What traces do they leave in us? Who is at the o

    • Fiction
      July 2012

      Broken Promises

      by Donna M. Zadunajsky

      Two years after their marriage, Jim Culback wasn’t the man Clare thought he was. How many more broken promises could she accept? After packing and moving everything they owned from Ohio to Naples, Florida, she actually thought their marriage woul

    • Romance
      October 2014

      The Demon Count Novels

      by Anne Stuart

      The Demon CountIn a world of grandeur but also nightmarish evils, his dangerous passion drew her to him . . . As soon as she arrives in Venice, golden-haired Charlotte Morrow is pursued by th

    • Language teaching & learning material & coursework

      French Sinologists’ Treatises on Chinese Literature—Classical Dramas and Novels

      by Linsen Qian (editor)

      Studying overseas sinology in the context of cultural exchange history between China and the West Grasping the historical change of overseas sinology from the perspective of academic history Analyzing sinology from the view of comparative culture Discussi

    • General fiction (Children's/YA)

      The Taste of Growth (novels 1)


      Co-created by Children’s Literature Committee of Chinese Writers’ Association and Children’s Literature Research Center of Beijing Normal University Including nearly 300 children’s literature works which are the most significant, influential and worth-rea

    • General fiction (Children's/YA)

      Scent of Books in Time (novels 2)


      Co-created by Children’s Literature Committee of Chinese Writers’ Association and Children’s Literature Research Center of Beijing Normal University Including nearly 300 children’s literature works which are the most significant, influential and worth-rea

    • Fiction
      October 2015

      God Dies by the Nile and Other Novels

      God Dies by the Nile, Searching and The Circling Song

      by Nawal El Saadawi

      God Dies by the Nile is Nawal El Saadawi's classic attempt to square religion with a society in which women are respected as equals. Set in Kafr El Teen - a beautiful, sleepy village on the banks of the Nile - it follows Zakeya, an ordinary villager, a

    • February 2016

      Reading Graphic Novels

      Genre and Narration

      by Achim Hescher

      This monograph presents a prototype theory-based approach to the graphic novel as a narrating genre. After a historical contextualization, the graphic novel is defined through the core feature of complexity and seven gradable subcategories. With regard to

    • August 2015

      Transcultural Memory and Globalised Modernity in Contemporary Indo-English Novels

      by Nadia Butt

      This study develops a theory of transcultural memory in relation to the recent phenomena of globalised modernity. It aims to address the connection between memory and culture, and memory and modernity in contemporary Indo-English novels to shed new light

    • October 2017


      by Moon, Sarah

      A sensitive and moving debut about a girl whose world unravels and how she puts it back again. Sparrow has always had difficulty making friends, preferring instead to let her mind wander with the birds. When the one teacher who truly understood her is kil

    • March 2018


      by Stone, Phoebe

      Can the most popular boy in school and the girl who eats lunch alone every day really be friends… or even something more? This sweet story with a poet’s soul is as funny and achingly delicious as first love itself.

    • October 2015

      Representations of War in Films and Novels

      by Richard Mason, Jaroslaw Suchoples

      This book discusses different aspects of the cinematic and literary representation of war. The papers in this volume consider the roles of war films and war novels in remaking historical memories, the influence of films and novels as social media and deba

    • March 2007

      The Novels of Madame de Souza in Social and Political Perspective

      by Kirsty Carpenter

      Madame de Souza’s seven major novels written in the period from 1794 to 1822 show the emergence of the female-authored French novel, and the novel’s role as a vehicle for political ideas during the revolutionary period. The novels; Adèle de Séna

    • October 2008

      Documentary Graphic Novels and Social Realism

      by Jeff Adams

      This book analyses graphic novels which document social crises. It demonstrates that artists’ documentary use of this medium is a form of social realism, inextricably bound up with politics and ideology. Theoretical and visual approaches are employed thro

    • June 2011

      Vocabulary Richness of Novels and Their Adaptations

      by Maria Csernoch

      A first-order statistical model was implemented to follow the vocabulary changes in literary works. The model only takes into account the frequency of the words of a text; it is thus independent of syntactic and semantic constrains. Using this model a cha

    • January 2013

      Various Aspects of Mimesis in Selected Sea Novels of Frederick Marryat, James F. Cooper and Richard H. Dana

      by Joanna Mstowska

      Frederick Marryat’s The Phantom Ship (1839), James F. Cooper’s The Red Rover (1828) and Richard H. Dana’s Two Years Before the Mast (1840) may be regarded as simulacra of reality imitating the then extremely popular literary conventions of the Gothic sea

    • January 2014

      Mediating the World in the Novels of Iain Banks

      The Paradigms of Fiction

      by Katarzyna Pisarska

      This book offers a detailed analysis of all mainstream novels of Iain Banks. It explores the question of mediation, the process of a semiotic (re)construction of the world on the part of Banks’s characters, with reference to the four directions of fiction

    • October 2012

      Idioms in Salman Rushdie’s Novels

      A Phraseo-stylistic Approach

      by Grzegorz Szpila

      This book explores the use of idioms in Salman Rushdie’s eleven novels. Firstly, the key concepts in phraseology are discussed as a background to the study of Rushdie’s idiomaticity. Salman Rushdie is presented as a metaphorical and phraseological writer

    • August 2015

      Ekphrastic Conceptualism in Postmodern British and American Novels

      Don DeLillo, Paul Auster and Tom McCarthy

      by Jaroslaw Hetman

      The relationship between the arts has fascinated people for centuries. Discussing the ancient notion of ekphrasis, this study examines the interpenetration of literary and non-literary art. Traditionally, ekphrasis is defined as a rhetorical device for th

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