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  • Oxford Poets 2013by Iain Galbraith; Robyn Marsack

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 14.99

    This anthology brings together the work of nineteen poets from a dozen different countries, with translations from at least seven languages, to provide a rich mix of contemporary voices. Here you can move from the Australian desert to an English coal mine, from the interior world of Grace Darling to the mythic world of the Ramayana, from earthquakes... more...

  • Gender, Art and Deathby Janet Todd

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    In this book, Janet Todd, one of the leading authorities on seventeenth- and eighteenth century women writers, discusses gender issues from the Restoration to Romanticism investigating women authors and the fascination with culturally privileged art and with heroic death. more...

  • The Rose of Toulouseby Fred D'Aguiar

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 15.99

    'I should never ask directions to my childhood', writes Fred D'Aguiar: 'There is no way back home'. The Rose of Toulouse is a book of geographies tracing the various places the poet has lived, their histories, and his own history as he travels away from who he was. His transformations and shifts - between Britain, Guyana and the USA - are his... more...

  • Edinburghby David Carroll

    The History Press 2011; US$ 4.99

    A history of Edinburgh more...

  • Castalyby Ian Wedde

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    The poems that make up Castaly: Poems 1973-77 have been selected by the poet from work completed over the course of four years. Ian Wedde writes: The poems in this book represent my attempts to remain alert in the world between 1973 and 1977. . . . Nevertheless my main obsessions (sometimes called 'themes') have remained the same, though not habitual... more...

  • Tales of Gotham Cityby Ian Wedde

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    Tales of Gotham City consists of three groups of poems that were written over a period of seven years, from 1977-83. Ian Wedde says of this collection: When I went 'greedily' looking for meaning among the poems I'd written since about 1977, I found the record of a withdrawal of curiosity, its replacement with a counterpart anger. I'd wanted to know... more...

  • Rifled Sanctuariesby Bill Pearson

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    The Pacific Islands began to appear in Western literature soon after European navigators made landfall there. From the first, there was seldom a statement of plain facts. Explorers brought their own viewpoints while editors, poets and novelists went on to interpret and moralise the first accounts. Portraying Pacific peoples as sensual, indolent, childlike... more...

  • Imperialism as Diasporaby Ralph Crane; Radhika Mohanram

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    Imperialism as Diaspora reassesses the important years of the British Raj in India and the diasporic position of Anglo-Indians, who, while neither quite British nor Indian, were simultaneously both, and who were instrumental in the construction of the Empire in India. more...

  • Middle English Literatureby Charles W. Dunn; Edward T. Byrnes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Prose by Victorian Womenby Andrea Broomfield; Sally Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...