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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 73.95
This edition of Charlotte Brontė?s poems, first published in 1985, although not "complete", provides a reliable text of all of her available verse, as well as a detailed history of the whereabouts of Charlotte?s manuscripts, the story of their publication over the years, and a commentary of the poetry itself. This title will be of interest to students... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 40.95
Travel writing, it has been said, helped produce the rest of the world for a Western audience. Could the same be said more recently of postcolonial writing? In The Postcolonial Exotic , Graham Huggan examines some of the processes by which value is attributed to postcolonial works within their cultural field. Using varied methods of analysis,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
In this extraordinary and bold book, S.H. Clark explores and constructs a history of poetic misogyny. For the first time, a wide range of English poetry by men is examined for evidence of the articulation of heterosexual masculine desires. But Clark goes beyond a straightforward oppositional model of reading the male canon, to ask how we read this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95
Following a first edition that generated wide-spread debate, Cultural Politics ? Queer Reading is a bold study of the future of critical theory and the role of gender, ethnicity and cultures within academic literary studies. An illuminating introduction to the second edition revisits the book's agenda for a new form of cultural critique and a truly... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 43.99
A Century of Sonnets is a striking reminder that some of the best known and most well-respected poems of the Romantic era were sonnets. It presents the broad and rich context of such favorites as Percy Bysshe Shelley's "Ozymanidas," John Keats's "On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer," and William Wordsworth's "Composed Upon Westminster Bridge" by... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 59.99
From the Middle Ages to the present, English and American poets have taken inspiration from the Holy Bible. Some have put the word of God into the language of the commoner; some have imaginatively expanded terse, familiar tales; others have recast songs and psalms into their own poetic faith, their religious skepticism, or political and social views.... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 9.95
This rich and lively anthology offers a broad selection of Middle English poetry from about 1200 to 1500 C.E., including more than 150 secular and religious lyrics and nine complete or extracted longer works, all translated into Modern English verse that closely resembles the original forms. more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 19.99
This anthology offers comfort for those who suffer from mental illness and those who struggle to understand it. Gathering more than 200 poems from across six centuries, it presents a remarkably wide ranging selection of poetry, thoughtfully framed, while also providing a critical-clinical introduction that asks what we mean by "madness" and "mental... more...
- Andrews UK 2010; US$ 20.99
Contains 83 delightful new rhymes and poems. Teachers' notes provide suggestions for using rhymes to support learning across the curriculum. The rhymes and poems are linked and cross-referenced to popular themes. The rhymes will foster a love of rhythm and rhyme, create a sense of beat and rhythm and lay the foundations for understanding patterns... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2001; US$ 24.00
One book to be read two ways! This is a delightful collection of children's poems and includes ideas on inspiring creativity in young people. 160 children took part in poetry writing workshops led by a group of Hong Kong's foremost poets. Their poems shed an intriguing light on life in Hong Kong, seen by a new generation. more...