Fragile Eternity
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Melissa Marr
Categories: Young Adult Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-21 - Publisher: Harper Collins

In the third mesmerizing tale in Melissa Marr’s #1 New York Times bestselling Wicked Lovely series, old friends become new enemies—and one wrong move could plunge the Earth into chaos. Seth never expected he would want to settle down with anyone, but that was before Aislinn. She is everything he'd
The Gothic Fairy Tale in Young Adult Literature
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Joseph Abbruscato, Tanya Jones
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-25 - Publisher: McFarland

Rooted in the oral traditions of cultures worldwide, fairy tales have long played an integral part in children's upbringing. Filled with gothic and fantastical elements like monsters, dragons, evil step-parents and fairy godmothers, fairy tales remain important tools for teaching children about themselves, and the dangers and joys of the
Luxury
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Patrizia Calefato
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-10 - Publisher: A&C Black

Luxury has been both celebrated and condemned throughout history right up to the present day. This groundbreaking text examines luxury and its relationship with desire, status, consumption and economic value, exploring why luxury remains prominent even in the context of a global recession. Using approaches from cultural studies, semiotic research
Colonialism and Neocolonialism
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Jean-Paul Sartre
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Colonialism and Neo-Colonialism is a classic critique of France's policies in Algeria in the 1950s and 1960s and inspired much subsequent writing on colonialism, post-colonialism, politics, and literature. It includes Sartre's celebrated preface to Fanon's classic Wretched of the Earth. Colonialism and Neo-Colonialism had a profound impact on French intellectual
Henry Miller and Modernism
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Finn Jensen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-04 - Publisher: Springer Nature

Henry Miller and Modernism: The Years in Paris, 1930–1939 represents a major reevaluation of Henry Miller, focusing on the Paris texts from 1930 to 1939. Finn Jensen analyzes Miller in the light of European modernism, in particular considering the many impulses Miller received in Paris. Jensen draws on theories of