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- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 39.48
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...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 14.57
A gripping historical drama that dramatises a crucial moment of English history. Premiered at Hampstead Theatre in October 2012. December 1648. The Army has occupied London. Parliament votes not to put the imprisoned king on trial, so the Army moves against Westminster in the first and only military coup in English history. What follows over the... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95
A.S. Byatt's novel Possession: A Romance attracted international acclaim in 1990, winning both the Booker Prize and the Irish Times/Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize. In her long and eminent career, Byatt has steadily published both fiction and non-fiction, the latest of which has not, until now, been given full critical consideration. ... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 13.11
This series contains what no other study guides can offer - extensive first-hand interviews with the playwrights and their closest collaborators on all of their major work, put together by top academics especially for the modern student market. As well as invaluable synopses, biographical essays and chronologies, these guides allow the student much... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
About Raymond Williams represents the overdue critical acclaim of Williams? lasting influence and unbroken repercussions in critical thought. His writings have effectively shaped the ways in which people understand the complexity of the notion of 'culture' and many of the ways it has been taken up in scholarly practice. more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 11.65
The Absence of War offers a meditation on the classic problems of leadership, and is the third part of a critically acclaimed trilogy of plays ( Racing Demon , Murmuring Judges ) about British institutions. Its unsparing portrait of a Labour Party torn between past principles and future prosperity, and of a deeply sympathetic leader doomed... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1995; US$ 14.57
The Nobel Prize for Literature has drawn unprecedented attention to the poetry and prose of Seamus Heaney, who now takes his place alongside Dante and Yeats. Yet in spite of his international reputation, some still see Heaney as an earthbound, pastoral poet inspired by nostalgia. The Achievement fo Seamus Heaney, by the eminent critic John Wilson... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2011; US$ 11.59
Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Jackie Kay tells the story of a black girl's adoption by a white Scottish couple from three different viewpoints: the mother,the birth mother and the daughter. This unique and honest volumeof poems has been adapted for radio. Also included in thebook are new poems reflecting issues of sexuality, Scottishness... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66
Using Martin Esslin's "invention" - the Theatre of the Absurd - to examine Pinter's works, Wong brings the complexities and intricacies of the plays to the forefront, provoking readers and audiences to reconsider and problematize more conventional studies of his plays. more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance's heartrending collection of poetry and essays recounts a dark chapter of her own life, her first marriage to an alcoholic?a powerful look at the emotional cost of addiction and an inspiring story of courage and triumph in the wake of crushing defeat Before she found fame as a bestselling mystery author,... more...