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- Carcanet 2013; US$ 14.51
From the opening poem, an extended elegy for the Cold War?s ambivalent mix of irresponsibility and prosperity, to a concluding short memoir of Robert Lowell, The Italian Visitor is a book about memory. The title sequence, an account of a 1940s? childhood, unravels time by placing Grey Gowrie?s eight-year-old self in fictional relationship with another... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99
Selected as a winner of the National Poetry Series by Dean Young John Ashbery called Reveilles , Nathan Hoks?s debut book, a ?dazzling? collection and Hoks a poet whose ?fine gradations of observation turn the reader into a barometer of strong subtleties like those of the weather, that can be minute even as they affect us powerfully.? The... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99
From a prize-winning poet, a new collection that examines the myth and history of the prizefighter Jack Johnson The legendary Jack Johnson (1878?1946) was a true American creation. The child of emancipated slaves, he overcame the violent segregationism of Jim Crow, challenging white boxers?and white America?to become the first African-American... more...
- Melville House 2013; US$ 15.00
The moving story of how F. Scott Fitzgerald?washed up, alcoholic and ill?dedicated himself to devising a heartfelt course in literature for the woman he loved. In 1937, on the night of her engagement to the Marquess of Donegall, Sheilah Graham met F. Scott Fitzgerald at a party in Hollywood. Graham, a British-born journalist, broke off her engagement,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95
Highlighting the importance of diasporic people in shaping British Romanticism, this collection challenges descriptions of Romanticism as the expression of a national character or culture. Within the context of a circum-Atlantic world driven by an insatiable hunger for sugar and slaves, the contributors uncover the material contributions and the extraordinary... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2013; US$ 23.95
Set in the 1960s in Johannesburg, London, and New York, and told in a young theater director's letters home to a friend who is a struggling novelist, here is the true story of one of South Africa's national treasures, co-founder of the Market Theatre, director of the early productions of the plays of Athol Fugard, and mentor to a generation of South... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Siobhán Collins re-evaluates Metempsychosis as a high point of Donne's poetic canon, situating the poems somatic representations of various species within the context of early modern intellectual discourses and notions of human identity. Contesting Metempsychosis previous status as an anomaly within Donne's oeuvre, Collins... more...