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- A&C Black 2009; US$ 12.99
Two plays about cultural identity from Scotland and Catalonia, which received their English-language premières in August 1999 at the Royal Lyceum Theatre as part of the Edinburgh International Festival in Traverse Theatre Company productions. The Speculator is set in Paris in 1720. The French playwright Pierre Marivaux is playing games with love... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 14.57
A gripping historical drama that dramatises a crucial moment of English history. Premiered at Hampstead Theatre in October 2012. December 1648. The Army has occupied London. Parliament votes not to put the imprisoned king on trial, so the Army moves against Westminster in the first and only military coup in English history. What follows over the... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95
A.S. Byatt's novel Possession: A Romance attracted international acclaim in 1990, winning both the Booker Prize and the Irish Times/Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize. In her long and eminent career, Byatt has steadily published both fiction and non-fiction, the latest of which has not, until now, been given full critical consideration. ... more...
- Faber and Faber 2011; US$ 13.11
This series contains what no other study guides can offer - extensive first-hand interviews with the playwrights and their closest collaborators on all of their major work, put together by top academics especially for the modern student market. As well as invaluable synopses, biographical essays and chronologies, these guides allow the student much... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 45.95
About Raymond Williams represents the overdue critical acclaim of Williams? lasting influence and unbroken repercussions in critical thought. His writings have effectively shaped the ways in which people understand the complexity of the notion of 'culture' and many of the ways it has been taken up in scholarly practice. more...
- Faber and Faber 2013; US$ 11.65
The Absence of War offers a meditation on the classic problems of leadership, and is the third part of a critically acclaimed trilogy of plays ( Racing Demon , Murmuring Judges ) about British institutions. Its unsparing portrait of a Labour Party torn between past principles and future prosperity, and of a deeply sympathetic leader doomed... more...
- A&C Black 2011; US$ 11.69
The Accrington Pals is a poignant and harrowing play set in the early years of the First World War, as the countrys jingoistic optimism starts to wane and the true terror of warfare gradually becomes clear. The play looks at both theterrifying experiences of the men at the front and the women who were left behind to face social changes, deprivation... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1995; US$ 14.57
The Nobel Prize for Literature has drawn unprecedented attention to the poetry and prose of Seamus Heaney, who now takes his place alongside Dante and Yeats. Yet in spite of his international reputation, some still see Heaney as an earthbound, pastoral poet inspired by nostalgia. The Achievement fo Seamus Heaney, by the eminent critic John Wilson... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2011; US$ 11.59
Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Jackie Kay tells the story of a black girl's adoption by a white Scottish couple from three different viewpoints: the mother,the birth mother and the daughter. This unique and honest volumeof poems has been adapted for radio. Also included in thebook are new poems reflecting issues of sexuality, Scottishness... more...
- Atria Books 2011; US$ 15.00
From the internationally bestselling author of Ralph?s Party comes a delightful new novel about the power of starting over. Eleven years ago, Jem Catterick and Ralph McLeary fell deeply in love. They thought it would be forever, that they?d found their happy ending. As everyone agreed, they were the perfect couple. Then two became four, and an... more...