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- Honno Press 2015; US$ 8.74
The first full biography of Lily Tobias (1887-1984) a Jewish writer from Wales: a courageous, idealistic woman who wrote compellingly about Jewish life and experience in the 20th century. Lily Tobias wrote four novels, and a collection of short stories and the first dramatization for the stage of Daniel Deronda. Her fiction was always topical and drew... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
This book examines the socio-political and theatrical conditions that heralded the shift from the margins to the mainstream for black British Writers, through analysis of the social issues portrayed in plays by Kwame Kwei-Armah, debbie tucker green, Roy Williams, and Bola Agbaje. more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 47.95
Currently the definitive text in the field and now available in an expanded third edition, Eighteenth-Century Poetry presents the rich diversity of English poetry from 1700-1800 in authoritative texts and with full scholarly annotation. Balanced to reflect current interests and “favorites” (including prominent poets like Finch, Swift,... 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...