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- Hammersmith Books Limited 2013; US$ 7.28
When TV producer Clin Ludlow is admitted to hospital for an operation, he expects to be home in 10 days. In the event he ends up staying for five months, nearly dying on several occasions, and contracting MRSA. More than nine years later he is still recovering from his experiences. In Shadows in Wonderland he tells his story, and takes a fascinating... more...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 14.51
In To the War Poets John Greening sends dispatches across the decades. In a sequence of verse letters he addresses the poets of the First World War directly, making connections yet always aware of distance: ‘No larks, / just the passing of traffic.? Greening explores ‘Englishness?, but also, in his translations from German poets, goes beyond it. From... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Rooted in the inconceivable and unspeakable event of death, Romantic poetic forms of grief possess a self-questioning presence about their own creative processes and formal structures. These imaginative encounters of Romanticism with grief and loss, as well as Romantic speculations about posterity, Sandy suggests, are no less diversified in their use... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
A sharp, dark comedy that explores the inescapable difference between feeling 19 and being 19. Lou is getting on with her life, carefree and without ties. But this abruptly comes to a halt when her 19-year-old goddaughter Minnie moves in to take up a place at university. Minnie?s arrival shines a harsh light into the corners of Lou?s life – revealing... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
Elayne doesn't want company but company won't leave her alone. Everyone's got an opinion but no one's listening and things are starting to slip. nut premiered at The Shed at the National Theatre in October 2013, directed by the author. more...
- Open Court 2013; US$ 17.95
The Chronicles of Narnia series has entertained millions of readers, both children and adults, since the appearance of the first book in 1950. Here, scholars turn the lens of philosophy on these timeless tales. Engagingly written for a lay audience, these essays consider a wealth of topics centered on the ethical, spiritual, mythic, and moral resonances... more...
- Open Court 2013; US$ 19.95
Can superhuman Power be used for good or does its exercise always addict the user and end badly? Will nature rise in revolt against technology? Would we find everlasting life a bore and a burden? These are among the disturbing questions raised by Tolkien's enthralling epic of adventure, The Lord of the Rings . Tolkien himself hoped that his stories... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Naples was conventionally the southernmost stop of the Grand Tour beyond which, it was assumed, lay violent disorder: earthquakes, malaria, bandits, inhospitable inns, few roads and appalling food. On the other hand, Southern Italy lay at the heart of Magna Graecia, whose legends were hard-wired into the cultural imaginations of the educated. This... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 125.00
"Who's Afraid of Edna O'Brien?" asks an early interviewer in Conversations with Edna O'Brien . With over fifty years of published novels, biographies, plays, telecasts, short stories, and more, it is hard not to be intimidated by her. An acclaimed and controversial Irish writer, O'Brien (b. 1932) saw her early works, starting in 1960 with The Country... more...