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- HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 18.94
In this little book is one of the oldest of all remedies for stress: the reading of poetry. more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 9.99
Sweeping across two millennia and every literary genre, acclaimed scholar and biographer Jonathan Bate provides a dazzling introduction to English Literature. The focus is wide, shifting from the birth of the novel and the brilliance of English comedy to the deep Englishness of landscape poetry and the ethnic diversity of Britain's Nobel literature... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2013; US$ 9.05
Who was Shakespeare? Why has his writing endured? What makes it so endlessly adaptable to different times and cultures? And how has Shakespeare come to be such a powerful symbol of genius? The Genius of Shakespeare is a fascinating biography of the life ? and afterlife ? of the greatest English poet. Jonathan Bate, one of the world?s leading Shakespearean... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 13.28
?What distinguished Clare is an unspectacular joy and a love for the inexorable one-thing-after-anotherness of the world? Seamus Heaney John Clare (1793-1864) was a great Romantic poet, with a name to rival that of Blake, Byron, Wordsworth or Shelley ? and a life to match. The ?poet?s poet?, he has a place in the national pantheon and, more tangibly,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
First published in 1991, Romantic Ecology reassesses the poetry of William Wordsworth in the context of the abiding pastoral tradition in English Literature. Jonathan Bate explores the politics of poetry and argues that contrary to critics who suggest that the Wordsworth was a reactionary who failed to represent the harsh economic reality of his... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 9.05
'The most important critical work for decades' Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times In the brilliantly engaging style that characterised The Genius of Shakespeare , Jonathan Bate has written a series of compelling pieces on the link between literature and the environment and why poetry matters in the new millennium. In fascinating detail, Bate explains... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.00
?One man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages.? In this illuminating, innovative biography, Jonathan Bate, one of today?s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, has found a fascinating new way to tell the story of the great dramatist. Using the Bard?s own immortal list of a man?s seven ages in As You Like It , Bate deduces the... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 19.99
Ted Hughes, Poet Laureate, was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. He was one of Britain's most important poets, his work infused with myth; a love of nature, conservation, and ecology; of fishing and beasts in brooding landscapes. With an equal gift for poetry and prose, and with a soul as capacious as any poet in history, he was... more...
- Pearson Education 1999; US$ 39.99
Practical Visual C++ takes a straight forward, no-nonsense approach to teaching C++. You start by learning the basics of Developer Studio with the use of the Wizards, editors, and debuggers. Then move on to the core language, including program flow, data types, functions, classes, object-oriented programming, and more. You then progress into the Microsoft... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 38.95
Performing New Lives draws together some of the most original and innovative programs in contemporary prison theatre. Leading prison theatre directors and practitioners discuss the prison theatre experience first-hand, and offer valuable insights. It is essential reading for drama therapists, theatre artists, prison educators and academics. more...