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  • Don't Bring Me No Rocking Chairby John Halliday; Joan Bakewell

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05

    Gathering poems from Shakespeare to the present, Don't Bring Me No Rocking Chair addresses ageing through the several ages of poetry. Now more than ever, as more of us live for longer, the idea of what it means to age or to grow old engages and concerns people of all ages. One of the problems of ageing is the language we use to define it and the list... more...

  • Dublinby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 48.00

    Most notably the home of James Joyce and the setting for his masterwork, Ulysses, Dublin is also the birthplace of George Bernard Shaw and was the childhood home of Oscar Wilde. more...

  • Edinburghby David Carroll

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    <div>Edinburgh enjoys a long and impressive literary heritage and can claim connections with some of the world's most famous writers. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson and Sir Walter Scott were all natives of the city, with Robert Burns, Charles Dickens, J M Barrie and Samuel Jackson were just a few of those who forged links... more...

  • English Verse 1830 - 1890by Bernard Richards; Alastair Fowler; Brian Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    This popular anthology provides a collection of the most significant Victoran verse xxx; including some minor figures notably John Clare, Emily Bronte and James Thomson. Fully annotated, this collection contains introductions to individual poets, headnotes to the poems and full and informative footnotes. It represents Victorian poetic taste at its... more...

  • The Facts On File Companion to British Poetry, 1900 to the Presentby James Persoon

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 102.00

    In 450 entries ranging in length from 300 to more than 2,500 words each, The Facts On File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present is a new A-to-Z encyclopedic guide that introduces high school and college students to some of the best-loved 20th and 21st-century British poets and poetry. Appendixes include a general bibliography and a glossary... more...

  • Förderung literarischer Übersetzung in Deutschlandby Slávka Rude-Porubská

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 58.67

    Literarische Übersetzungen und ihre Produzenten agieren in keinem luftleeren Raum. Pierre Bourdieu beschreibt sie als sozial markierte Produkte und Objekte diverser Interessen: Sie sind Ergebnisse ästhetischer Entscheidungen, marktstrategischer Selektionen und gesellschaftspolitischer Überlegungen. Die zunehmende Geschwindigkeit der internationalen... more...

  • Gathering Evidenceby Caoilinn Hughes

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 11.61

    With pinpoint accuracy, virtuosity and humour, Caoilinn Hughes aligns scientific and poetic venturing. In this striking debut collection she focuses on moments of discovery, from the first controlled nuclear reaction to the shape of an avalanche as witnessed from its catchment area. These are epiphanies with consequences. more...

  • Gender, Art and Deathby Janet Todd

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95

    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 Ghost of the Stairwayby Stevie Johnson

    Publish Green 2015; US$ 6.99

    My book of poetry has a modern twist that goes from humor to drama with spiritual themes. more...

  • Haialarmby Thomas Kühnrich

    tredition 2014; US$ 3.71

    Die Geschichte spielt in den Florida Keys; es könnten die späten 90iger Jahre sein. Ein im Grunde gutherziger junger Mann -Paul Stanton - steckt in geschäftlichen Schwierigkeiten. Sein Ein-Mann-Unternehmen - er fährt mit seinem Boot Touristen zum Angeln aufs Meer hinaus - geht schlecht. Auf merkwürdige Weise macht er die Bekanntschaft eines Hais;... more...