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- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 15.98
James Fenton's An Introduction to English Poetry offers a master class for both the reader and writer of poetry. Simply and elegantly written and discussing the work of poets as wide ranging as W. H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Tennyson, Kipling, Milton and Blake, it covers all varieties of poetic practice in English. 'It is hard to imagine a beginner... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 14.57
James Fenton was born in Lincoln in 1949 and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford where he won the Newdigate Prize for poetry. He has worked as political journalist, drama critic, book reviewer, war correspondent, foreign correspondent and columnist. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was Oxford Professor of Poetry for the... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 14.57
In the aftermath of the massacre of a clan, an epic story of self-sacrifice and revenge unfolds as a young orphan discovers the shattering truth behind his childhood. Sometimes referred to as the Chinese Hamlet and tracing its origins to the 4th century BC, The Orphan of Zhao was the first Chinese play to be translated in the West. James... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 10.19
In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the most important poets in our literature. In Xanadu... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 15.98
Josef Vadassy, a Hungarian refugee and language teacher living in France, is enjoying his first break for years in a small hotel on the Riviera. But when he takes his holiday photographs to be developed at a local chemists, he suddenly finds himself mistaken for a Gestapo agent and a charge of espionage is levelled at him. To prove himself innocent... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 14.38
From early, rhyming work in Love Poems and Others (1913) to the groundbreaking exploration of free verse in Birds, Beast and Flowers (1923), the poems of D.H Lawrence challenged convention and inspired later poets. This voloume includes extensive selections from these and other editions, and contains some of his most famous poems, such as 'Piano',... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 69.95
"I have been using this book as my primary reference on software metrics for over 20 years now. It still remains the best book by far on the science and practice of software metrics. This latest edition has some important updates, especially with the inclusion of material on Bayesian networks for prediction and risk assessment." ?Paul Krause, University... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
The growth of the internet has been spectacular. There are now more 1.5 billion internet users across the globe, about one quarter of the world?s population. This is certainly a new phenomenon that is of enormous significance for the economic, political and social life of contemporary societies. However, much popular and academic writing about... more...