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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...

  • New Poetries VIby Michael Schmidt; Helen Tookey

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 8.74

    With this, the sixth New Poetries,' write the editors, the anthology series comes of age. It is twenty-one years since New Poetries I set the pattern, introducing new and relatively new writers, among them Sophie Hannah, Vona Groarke and Miles Champion, three poets so different that their art had to go into the plural.' And there it has stayed: there... more...

  • Marrying the Ugly Millionaireby Sophie Hannah

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 15.15

    Sophie Hannah is one of Britain's best-loved poets, a disarmingly witty, sharp-eyed chronicler of everyday life and its peculiarities. Her writing ranges across poetry, short fiction, children's literature, works of translation, and edited anthologies, including the 2014 The Poetry of Sex. She is also an internationally bestselling author of psychological... more...

  • In My Days and in My Sleepby Rebecca Kylie Law

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2015; US$ 9.00

    Rebecca Kylie Law’s poems reflect her views as a practising Catholic while contemplating subjects ranging from nature and love to philosophy and social history. She captures elements of the creation - flowers, animals, birds, trees - so their beauty can be brought to the ecstatic in accordance with the unity of the Trinity. 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...

  • A Scottish Ballad Book (RLE Folklore)by David Buchan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The popular appeal of the ballad is perennial, and few literary genres give so much pleasure to so many kinds of people. This anthology, first published in 1973, is drawn from the richest ballad tradition in Britain, that of the Northeast of Scotland. It provides a fresh and original choice of songs that ranges from the old ballads like ?Gil Brenton?... 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...

  • 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...

  • Don’t Bring Me No Rocking Chairby John Halliday; Joan Bakewell

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05

    Gathering poems from Shakespeare to the present, Don't Bring Me No Rocking Chair addresses ageing through the several ages of poetry. Now more than ever, as more of us live for longer, the idea of what it means to age or to grow old engages and concerns people of all ages. One of the problems of ageing is the language we use to define it and the list... more...

  • Out of Boundsby Jackie Kay; James Procter; Gemma Robinson

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 15.97

    From Aberdeen to the Isle of Wight, Out of Bounds is a newly charted map of Britain as viewed by its black and Asian poets. It takes the reader on a riveting, sensory journey through Scotland, England and Wales, showing the whole country from a fresh perspective. This extensive and ground-breaking anthology – with its sudden forks in the road,... more...