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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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
Drawing together the work of ten leading playwrights - a mixture of established and current writers - National Theatre Connections 2013 offers young performers between the ages of thirteen and nineteen everywhere an engaging selection of plays to perform, read or study. Each play is specifically commissioned by the National Theatres literary... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
An irresistibly funny and tender play about big dreams and small changes. Amid the dreaming, the dramas and the dirty dishes, something has to give. But will it be Kath or the kitchen sink? Things aren't going to plan for one family in Withernsea, Yorkshire. Pieces are falling off Martin's milk float as quickly as he's losing customers and something's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Skin is a multifarious image in medieval culture: the material basis for forming a sense of self and relation to the world, as well as a powerful literary and visual image. This book explores the presence of skin in medieval literature and culture from a range of literary, religious, aesthetic, historical, medical, and theoretical perspectives. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
The readings gathered here include many rare texts that have not been reprinted for centuries, excerpted from biblical commentary, legal writings, medical and scientific writings, popular encyclopedias, and literature, as well as continental vernacular and Latin sources never before available in English translation. The selections are assembled in... 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...