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Windows of Imagination

Advantages: Beautiful reproductions of amazing stained glass
Disadvantages: None

Some time ago I was given a huge hard-backed copy of Edgar Allan Poe's "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" with each story illustrated by beautifully intricate black and white drawings. Both enchanting and grotesque - like Poe's stories themselves - the pi ...

spanielize 14.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Strangest Genius - Lucy Costigan

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Critical Acclaim

Advantages: Clarity and readability in a difficult subject.
Disadvantages: Not for people who read Mills & Boon.

...This is the clearest and most readable introduction to contemporary literary theory that I have ever come across. Belsey succeeds in charting a path through the jungle/minefield/labyrinth (choose your metaphor) of critical theory that is both interesting ...

Amadahn 20.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Critical Practice - Catherine Belsey

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Incredible

Advantages: excellent for people with little background to literary theory; covers a wide range of areas; excellent for people going on to study English at university
Disadvantages: extremely high register of language so you have to concentrate!

THE book that indtroduced me to literary theory and, what's more, got me hooked! It's fantastic for experts and for those that are just starting to find the subject interesting, and it's been updated recently so those that have the 1980s copy may wish to ...

Angelil 07.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Critical Practice - Catherine Belsey

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Basil!

Advantages: Scripts of excellent series.
Disadvantages: None.

...Being a fan of Fawlty Towers, I was so thrilled when I found this particular book in a charity for about £1.50 or thereabouts some months ago. It holds all of the scripts for the two series of Fawlty Towers, and has many still photograph shots from many o ...

ravingreviewer 13.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Fawlty Towers - John Cleese, Connie Booth

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Excellent introduction to postcolonial debates.

Advantages: Suitable both for undergraduates and specialists, broad range of readings.
Disadvantages: None

Published by Harvester Wheatsheaf Price: I paid about £20 but cheaper second hand obviously! I bought this book when I was an undergraduate studying postcolonial theory as part of my degree in English Literature. I have since used it while working on ...

pippilli 23.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory (A Reader) - Patrick Williams, Laura Chrisman

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