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  • The Poems of Charlotte Brontėby Victor A. Neufeldt

    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...

  • The Postcolonial Exoticby Graham Huggan

    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...

  • Sordid Imagesby Steve Clark

    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...

  • Cultural Politics ? Queer Readingby Alan Sinfield

    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...

  • Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bibleby Robert Atwan; Laurance Wieder

    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...

  • Middle English Poetry in Modern Verseby Joseph Glaser

    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...

  • Sixteenth-Century Poetryby Gordon Braden

    Wiley 2008; US$ 166.00 US$ 143.87

    This fully-annotated anthology of sixteenth-century English verse features generous selections from the canonical poets, alongside judicious selections from lesser-known authors. Includes complete works or substantial extracts of longer poems wherever possible, including Book III of the ‘Faerie Queene’ and the whole of ‘Astrophil... more...

  • Victorian Poetryby Valentine Cunningham; Duncan Wu

    Wiley 2008; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    This volume distils into two hundred pages some of the most influential poetry of the Victorian period. Distils into one volume the key poems of the Victorian era. Organised chronologically, allowing readers to perceive continuities and changes through the century. Includes a general introduction, giving readers an overview of the... more...

  • Fun with Action Rhymes and Poemsby Brenda Williams

    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...

  • Moving Poetryby Shirley Geok-lin Lim; Page Richards

    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...