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1961-2000

  • The Collected Poems 1956 - 1998by Zbigniew Herbert

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 10.19

    Zbigniew Herbert is one of the outstanding poets of the last century. This exceptional new translation brings together, for the first time in English in one volume, his entire poetic output - from his first book of poems, String of Light , in 1956, to his final volume, previously unpublished in English, Epilogue of the Storm. As Joseph Brodsky... more...

  • The Poetry of Ted Hughesby Dr. Paul Bentley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    This text provides a lucid and accessible introduction to the poetry of Ted Hughes, a major figure in twentieth- century poetry whose work is concerned with the forces of nature and their interaction with the human mind. It is also the first full length study to place Hughes's poetry in the context of significant developments in literary theory that... more...

  • Ovid, Orpheus und Eurydikeby Katja Schlingmeyer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 13.42

    Der Mythos um Orpheus und Eurydike ist einer der eindrucksvollsten der Literaturgeschichte und berührt die Menschen noch heute. Vielfältiges und teilweise spielerisches Material zu Übersetzung und Interpretation zielt darauf ab, die Schülerinnen und Schüler gemäß ihrem eigenen Arbeitstempo und ihren individuellen Fähigkeiten zu fördern und zu fordern.... more...

  • Miss Louby Mervyn Morris

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 11.99

    The career of Louise Bennett ('Miss Lou') is an essential component in any reckoning of Jamaican culture. This book offers a brief account of her life (1919-2006): a story of challenges and blessings, of a journey towards national and international acclaim. It draws on a variety of sources, including interviews, archives, academic theses, documentary... more...

  • The Pear is Ripeby John Montague

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    The book is full of warm anecdotes and wry observations on the numerous literary, artistic and musical characters John Montague encountered, befriended and occasionally provoked. He recounts his personal and professional relationships with such luminaries as Patrick Kavanagh, Allen Ginsberg and, as co-founder of Claddagh Records, with composer Seán... more...

  • The Lonesome Roadby Gabriel Fitzmaurice

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    Whittled down by ‘time and the road?, this fantastic collection celebrates both the local and the universal. Gabriel Fitzmaurice gives thoughtful consideration to every facet of life as he has known it; from religion to sport, music to politics, love to community and family - all are here. His career as a primary school teacher and principal is at... more...

  • Arden (Routledge Revivals)by Albert Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    John Arden was one of the major playwrights to have emerged during the 1950s, yet his work has arguably been misunderstood. In this book, first published in 1974, Albert Hunt?s primary concern is to relate the plays written by John Arden alone, as well as those written in collaboration with Margaretta D?Arcy, both to Arden?s whole concept of theatre,... more...

  • Be My Baby (NHB Modern Plays)by Amanda Whittington

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    A poignant drama about attitudes to teenage pregnancy in 60s Britain. Be My Baby follows the fortunes of Mary Adams, aged 19, unmarried and seven months pregnant. Forcibly sent to a Mother and Baby Home in the north of England by a mother intent on keeping up appearances, Mary – along with the other girls in the home – has to cope with both the... more...

  • Hedda Gablerby Henrik Ibsen; Stephen Mulrine

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 5.82

    The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...

  • The Winterling (NHB Modern Plays)by Jez Butterworth

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A comedy thriller from the author of the Olivier Award-winning Jerusalem . West waits in a burnt-out farmhouse, on Dartmoor, in the depths of winter, for two associates from the city. The wine has been poured and the revolver loaded. But who is waiting upstairs? 'characteristically moreish thanks to its high-definition misfits and clash of casual... more...