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  • Supplement to the Index of Middle English Verseby Rossell Hope Robbins; John L. Cutler

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Rossell Hope Robbins collaborated with Carleton Brown in the publishing of the Index of Middle English Verse in 1943. With John L. Cutler, associate professor of English in the University of Kentucky, he has now compiled a supplement to the Index incorporating those texts published since 1943. At the same time, the two have completely revised... more...

  • The Greatest Needby Jasmine Donahaye

    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...

  • Contemporary Black British Playwrightsby Lynette Goddard

    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...

  • 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...

  • A Century of Sonnetsby Paula R. Feldman; Daniel Robinson

    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...

  • 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...