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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
The eight essays within this volume offer the first sustained analysis of the ways that consumers read and understood Songes and Sonettes (1557), a radically new and highly influential form of poetic collection compiled by printer Richard Tottel. Embracing a broad range of critical and historical perspectives, contributors explore how Tottels... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.50
The second edition of Reclaiming the Sacred: The Bible in Gay and Lesbian Culture continues the groundbreaking work of the original, exploring the territory between gay/lesbian studies, literary criticism, and religious studies. This much-anticipated follow-up examines the appropriation and/or subversion of the authority of the Judeo-Christian Bible... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 45.00
In his heyday, Hamlin Garland had a considerable reputation as a radical writer whose realistic stories and polemical essays agitating for a literature that accurately represented American life riled the nation’s press. Born in poverty and raised on a series of frontier farms, Garland fled the rural Midwest in 1881 at age twenty-one. When his... more...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 21.80
This book distils an adult lifetime into the intense magic of poetry. Wallace-Crabbe is a nature poet in the broadest possible sense: his poems, ranging widely in tone and subject-matter, seek above all to convey the richness and variety of our world, his sense that we are ?inserted headlong into life? and must make the best of what comes to us. Throughout... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
Of interest to interdisciplinary historians as well as those in various other fields, this book presents the first publication of 14 poems ranging from 12 to 3,000 lines. The poems are printed in the chronological order of their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan times, but nine of them are verse translations of works from earlier periods in... more...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 14.51
The poems in Owen Lowery's first collection speak in a range of voices, offer glimpses into many lives and many worlds. At the same time, we hear in all of them Lowery's own voice. Incorporating elements from English, Welsh, Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese and Italian poetic traditions, he develops form deftly, giving his work a beautiful, risky movement... more...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 18.89
In Darkness Inside Out Rodney Pybus takes the reader on a series of excursions within real and imagined, beautiful and barbaric worlds. From Suffolk to Cape Town, from comedy to elegy, Pybus's poems explore the collusions of language and memory, the layerings of time and loss. A sequence set in the new South Africa closes this absorbing collection.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 80.00
Postcolonial Witnessing argues that the suffering engendered by colonialism needs to be acknowledged more fully, on its own terms, in its own terms, and in relation to traumatic First World histories if trauma theory is to have any hope of redeeming its promise of cross-cultural ethical engagement. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
Examining how labouring-class poets constructed themselves and were constructed by critics as part of a canon, and how they situated their work in relation to contemporaries and poets from earlier periods, this book highlights the complexities of labouring-class poetic identities in the period from Burns to mid-late century Victorian dialect poets. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.00
This is a book for all women writers, professional, amateur or aspiring, in which forty women talk about writing and the part it plays in their lives. Self-discovery, work, personal liberation, communication, hope for change ? all these motives inspire these short and direct personal statements. The contributors come from very different backgrounds:... more...