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Books on literature, including literary studies, children's literature, literary history and studies of the lives and work of famous writers.

The Lost Literature of Socialism

The Lost Literature of Socialism:

2nd Edition

By George Watson

Second edition of an authoritative study of socialist literature showing the racist and genocidal roots of socialist texts of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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ISBN: 9780718845162
Make-Believe

Make-Believe:

God in 21st Century Novels

By David Dickinson

A fascinating exploration of the themes of God and belief in the modern novel, and how fiction can help shape the way we talk about the divine.

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ISBN: 9780718895471
£20.00

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ISBN: 9780718848002

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The Making of <em>Swallows and Amazons</em> (1974)

The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)

By Sophie Neville

A thoroughly engaging memoir of the filming of Arthur Ransome's classic children's tale, written by the actress who played Titty Walker.

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ISBN: 9780718894962
£15.00

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ISBN: 9780718845902

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ISBN: 9780718845919
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Memory and Legacy

Memory and Legacy:

A Thackeray Family Biography 1876–1919

By John Aplin

Volume II of a major biographical study of William Thackeray and his family, including shedding new light on the lives of his daughters Minny and Annie.

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ISBN: 9780718892258
£27.00

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ISBN: 9780718842123
Mere Education

Mere Education:

C.S. Lewis as Teacher for our Time

By Mark A. Pike

An exploration of C.S. Lewis's thinking and writing on education, and how his insights offer a challenge to modern educational theory and practice.

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ISBN: 9780718893255
£18.00

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ISBN: 9780718841874

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ISBN: 9780718841881
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Myth and Gospel in the Fiction of John Updike

Myth and Gospel in the Fiction of John Updike

By John McTavish

An exploration of the work of the American novelist John Updike, revealing the powerful mythic and sacred themes that underlie his fictional world.

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ISBN: 9780718895372
£16.50

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ISBN: 9780718847647
Never Ones For Theory?

Never Ones For Theory?:

England and the War of Ideas

By George Watson

The story of how 20th-century English scholars pioneered the study of literary theory years in advance of France or the USA.

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ISBN: 9780718830090
£33.25
Passion For Living

Passion For Living:

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

By R.E. Pritchard

A literary biography of the poet and libertine John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, seeing his work in the literary, intellectual and political contexts of his time.

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ISBN: 9780718840679