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- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05
Brendan Kennelly's Guff is both mouthpiece and mouthed off, Devil's advocate and self critic, everyman and every writer consumed by self-doubt and self-questioning. The book of Guff is about words writing the man. Words drive him into the cave of himself where he questions everything including words that seem to constitute answers and answers that... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 11.59
In his nineties Philip Gross?s father, a wartime refugee, began to lose his several languages, first to deafness, then profound aphasia. Deeply thought as well as deeply felt, these poems reach into that gulf to find him – through recovery of histories both spoken and unspoken as well as an excavation of the spoken word itself. Readers who admired... more...
- The Gallery Press 2014; US$ 10.94
Aidan Rooney-Cespedes' first collection reveals an unusual maturity and singular scope. His widely published, prize-winning poems range from the rich imaginings of "Retro Creation" through various locales -- from County Monaghan, where he was born and raised, Paris and the literary past, to North America, where he now lives. As it blends the colloquial... more...
- The Gallery Press 2014; US$ 14.58
First published on the occasion of John Montague?s 80th birthday, this revised edition of Chosen Lights, in which more than thirty fellow poets select one of his poems and present an essay outlining its claims on their affection and admiration, endures as a unique perspective on a master's work and as a remarkable sampler of each stage of his career.... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05
Niall Campbell grew up on South Uist in Scotland?s Outer Hebrides, and his first collection, Moontide, is filled with images of the island's seascapes, its myths, its wildlife, and the long dark of its winters. Quietly reflective and deftly musical, these thoughtful poems resonate with silence and song, mystery and wonder, exploring ideas of companionship... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95
'Every man would like to be God, if it were possible; some few find it difficult to admit the impossibility.' - Bertrand Russell From 1931-1935 Bertrand Russell was one of the regular contributors to the literary pages of the New York American , together with other distinguished authors, such as Aldous Huxley and Vita Sackville-West. Mortals... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 33.12
Die vorliegende Studie bietet eine neuartige Lesart des französischen Gegenwartsromans an. So wird anhand dreier Romane der vieldiskutierten und doch sehr gegensätzlichen Autoren Jean Echenoz, Jean-Philippe Toussaint und Michel Houellebecq aufgezeigt, dass das Ergründen ihres literarischen Projekts einer stärkeren Hinwendung zu ihrem ethischen und... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 13.24
Ein autobiographischer Rückblick in Geschichten. Erzählkunststücke über die frühen Prägungen, die schönen und schmerzvollen Erfahrungen in einem langen Schriftstellerleben. Seit Hermann Peter Piwitt Mitte der sechziger Jahre debütierte, gilt er als ein äußerst wacher und kritischer Chronist der gesellschaftlichen Verhältnisse in der Bundesrepublik.... more...
- Luminis Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 6.99
The coming-of-age story of an ancient Greek woman who discovers the joy of being herself As a young woman in ancient Greece, Myrto is doubly cursed to have been born a mortal and a female. When her father dies leaving no dowry for her to marry, Myrto?s brother decides to give her to his former teacher, Socrates, as a second wife. Spending much... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 37.85
Situated on the borderline between literary and cultural studies, this work is based on the analysis of more than 500 nineteenth-century British dramas (many of them only available as manuscripts). The main focus is on the genre of melodrama, with other dramatic forms used as a comparative background. The study draws on cultural studies models of the... more...