, This bibliographical history provides a comprehensive account of the print-published writings, and texts in other media, which Harold Pinter has wholly or partly authored, including interview-based articles, forewords to books, short notes, jointly-authored letters, signatures to petitions and more.
, "This book charts my relationship with some of the most talented people in fashion throughout my career. It makes me very proud to see gathered together all the great designers and houses I've worked with over the years. Looking through my personal archives has been a real trip down memory lane and it is the fashion that brings back moments and memories of the last twenty-five years. I can't wait to share this book with the world." (Kylie Minogue). Published as part of the K25 celebrations this year, "Kylie / Fashion" is the official book celebrating twenty-five years since Kylie burst onto the music scene with The Locomotion and I Should Be So Lucky. From the very beginning, the fashion she has worn has been key to Kylie's persona and performances: her status as style icon is unassailable. This dazzling book celebrates her numerous and ground-breaking collaborations with the world's great fashion designers.Produced by Kylie in close collaboration with Thames & Hudson, and drawing on h
, Every student of literature needs to understand how to use literary theory to analyse and interpret the text. Literary Theories challenges the out-dated notion that theory is something separable from the act of reading and interpretation and, believing that the best way to learn is through practical application, plunges the student into the midst of a range of critical readings. Clearly argued and lucidly written, these essays offer the student reader an interactive introduction to the ways in which contemporary literary theories challenge us to rethink interpretation, literary writing and critical reading.
, <p>Supplemented with useful and wide-ranging author and subject indexes, this bibliography surveys the enormous quantity of books published on language and literature between and In addition to its emphasis upon the multiculturalism and interdisciplinarity that mark contemporary literature study, this volume assembles a host of scholarly works from a broad range of discourses and genres, including cultural studies, philosophy, anthropology, women's studies, theology, linguistics, popular culture, political science, psychology, sociology, biology, and other fields. Entries are grouped in topical chapters for ease of use, and each entry includes a descriptive annotation. <p>The remarkable range of books assembled in this bibliography demonstrates the ways in which literary theory and criticism make and remake themselves in an enduring effort both to challenge and understand the boundaries and interconnections that simultaneously exist between language and literary study. In ad
, A wide-ranging survey of critical responses to Shakespeare's masterpiece. The Merchant of Venice has always been one of Shakespeare's most popular plays. However, the critical tradition reveals sharply divided opinions, reflecting the tremendous capacity of the play to provoke discussion among its readers and audiences. This volume collects the work of over seventy commentators writing between and (when the first signs of Nazi anti-Semitism are noted). They include well-known critics and scholars, such as Hazlitt, Ruskin, Furnivall, Brandes, Moulton, Stoll, Spurgeon, Wilson Knight and Middleton Murry, but also little-known writers who addressed the Jewish issues in the play with some authority: George Farren, Israel Davis, Sidney Lee, Charles Salaman, 'El Seyonpi', F. S. Boas, Israel Gollancz, Gerald Friedlander, and Cecil Roth. In addition, reflecting the play's great popularity in the theatre, this collection documents four celebrated interpretations of Shylock (Macklin, Ke
, Tom Stoppard is one of the most prolific living British authors with a creative career of over half a century. This bibliographical history provides a comprehensive account of his creativity and will provide an invaluable resource for those who study contemporary British literature, theatre, film, journalism and the media. This book also documents late 20th-century political activism. Stoppard's engagement with political causes, especially in Eastern Europe and his native Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic, are fully documented as is his journalism, non-fiction prose writings, essays, articles, published speeches, letters and films.
, Overviews the contents and auction of Collins's library and includes annotated entries for individual items. Wilkie Collins ( ) is a major British Victorian novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and journalist. He is best known today as the author of The Moonstone, which T.S. Eliot called the first and greatest English detective novel. He has been the subject of two recent biographies, and a revival of interest in his works is now under way. In particular, there is growing concern with his intellectual development, as witnessed by the publication of his collected letters. This reconstruction of his library offers a thorough analysis of the books he owned and his response to them and thus illuminates Collins as a reader and writer. The book begins with a narrative discussion of the contents of Collins's library and its auction. This introductory essay sheds light on the types of books he owned, his use of those texts in his writings, and the dispersion of his collection
, The Cornerstone Biblical Commentary series (18 volumes) provides students, pastors, and laypeople with up-to-date, accessible evangelical scholarship on the Old and New Testaments. Presenting the message for each passage, as well as an overview of other issues relevant to the text, each volume equips pastors and Christian leaders with exegetical and theological knowledge so they can better understand and apply God's Word. This volume includes the entire NLT text of 1st and 2nd Corinthians. Ideal for the NLT reader who wants to do more in-depth study. William R. Baker, Ph.D., University of Aberdeen, is professor of New Testament at Cincinnati Bible Seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the general editor of "Stone-Campbell Journal" and the author and editor of several books and articles, including "Evangelicalism and the Stone-Campbell Movement "and "Sticks and Stones: The Biblical Ethics of Talk." He has also written a commentary on 2 Corinthians for the College Press NIV Commentary Seri
, Victorian novels remain enormously popular today. Some continue to be made into films, while authors such as Charles Dickens and George Eliot are firmly established in the canon and taught at all levels. These works have also attracted a great deal of critical attention, with much current scholarship examining the novel in relation to its historical, political, and cultural contexts. This reference work is an introductory guide to the Victorian novel, its background, and its legacy. The first section looks at the emergence of the Victorian novel and its literary precursors, with particular emphasis on the growth of serialization and the development of the novel of syndication. The second explores significant and social and cultural facets of 19th-century British literature, while the third discusses the principal features of different genres, such as ghost stories, the Gothic, detective fiction, the social problem novel, and contemporary film adaptations. Individual authors are examine