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  • Exactly My Own Lengthby Olivia McCannon

    Carcanet 2012; US$ 14.51

    Olivia McCannon?s first collection explores life on the edge of possibility: in one moment the familiar is blown open, we plunge into the unknown. A chance meeting seals a lifetime; a girl leaps from a window, away from safety – ‘she wanted to see what can happen?. From families improvising a living space in Cairo?s City of the Dead, to a veteran... more...

  • The Works of Thomas Traherne Vby Jan Ross

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 130.00

    This volume in the definitive edition of Thomas Traherne contains his best-known works, Centuries of Meditations and Select Meditations. more...

  • The Complete Poetry of John Miltonby John Milton; John T. Shawcross

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95

    The first complete annotated edition of Milton's poetry available in a one-volume paperback. The text is established from original sources, with collations of all known manuscripts, chronology and verbal variants recorded. Works in Latin, Greek and Italian are included with new literal translations. more...

  • David Garrick and the Development of English Comedyby Alan Swanson

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    David Garrick was an assiduous reader and collector of older English, and to some extent French plays and we can see him looking backwards, searching out and buying extant play collections offered for sale. Some of these plays he remodeled and imitated for his company. Looking forward, beyond him, we can see that his work was in turn admired, read,... more...

  • Carnal Rhetoricby Lana Cable

    Duke University Press 1995; US$ 79.95

    In recent years, New Historicists have situated the iconoclasm of Milton’s poetry and prose within the context of political, cultural, and philosophical discourses that foreshadow early modernism. In Carnal Rhetoric , Lana Cable carries these investigations further by exploring the iconoclastic impulse in Milton’s works through detailed... more...

  • John Drydenby Helen and Kinsley Kinsley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling student and researcher to read the material themselves. more...

  • John Miltonby John T. Shawcross

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling student and researcher to read the material themselves. more...

  • Teaching English Literature 16-19by Carol Atherton; Andrew Green; Gary Snapper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Teaching English Literature 16 ? 19 is an essential new resource that is suitable for use both as an introductory guide for those new to teaching literature and also as an aid to reflection and renewal for more experienced teachers. Using the central philosophy that students will learn best when actively engaged in discussion and encouraged to apply... more...

  • Milton's Paradise Lostby Leland Ryken

    Crossway 2013; US$ 3.99

    Guides readers through the paramount epic in the English language, Milton’s Paradise Lost , and showcases Milton’s understanding of crime and punishment in the events of creation, the fall, and redemption. Part of the Christian Guides to the Classics series. more...

  • Place-making for the Imaginationby Marion Harney

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95

    Drawing together landscape, architecture and literature, Strawberry Hill, the celebrated eighteenth-century ‘Gothic’ villa and garden beside the River Thames, is an autobiographical site, where we can read the story of its creator, Horace Walpole. This beautifully illustrated book reveals the Gothic villa and associated landscape to be inspired... more...