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Collections of English literature

  • Publishing, Editing, and Receptionby Michael Edson

    University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 89.99

    Drawing together twelve essays on British Romantic authors and the theories underlying their modern editorial treatments, this book traces the continuing influence of Reiman?s scholarly approaches in four key areas of study: print culture, editorial theory, the Shelley circle, and transmission/reception of Percy Bysshe Shelley?s writings. more...

  • The Non-Cycle Mystery Playsby Osborn Waterhouse

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Between the beginning of the tenth and the end of the sixteenth centuries, in all parts of Great Britain from Aberdeen to Cornwall, performances of liturgical and mystery plays are on record. This book, first published in 1909, is a collection of early-English religious plays with a detailed introduction written by the editor Osborn Waterhouse. The... more...

  • The Poems of Charlotte Brontėby Victor A. Neufeldt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 73.95

    This edition of Charlotte Brontė?s poems, first published in 1985, although not "complete", provides a reliable text of all of her available verse, as well as a detailed history of the whereabouts of Charlotte?s manuscripts, the story of their publication over the years, and a commentary of the poetry itself. This title will be of interest to students... more...

  • A Book of Railway Journeysby Ludovic Kennedy

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 16.99

    Around the world in 155 years of train travel. more...

  • New Poetries VIby Michael Schmidt; Helen Tookey

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 8.74

    With this, the sixth New Poetries,' write the editors, the anthology series comes of age. It is twenty-one years since New Poetries I set the pattern, introducing new and relatively new writers, among them Sophie Hannah, Vona Groarke and Miles Champion, three poets so different that their art had to go into the plural.' And there it has stayed: there... more...

  • Year of Fire Dragonsby Shannon Young

    Blacksmith Books 2015; US$ 8.99

    When 22-year-old Shannon follows her Eurasian boyfriend to his hometown of Hong Kong, she thinks their long distance romance is over. But a month later his company sends him to London. Shannon embarks on a wide-eyed newcomer's journey through Hong Kong?alone. The city enchants her, forcing her to question her plans. Soon, she will need to choose... more...

  • Dancing Bears (NHB Modern Plays)by Sam Holcroft

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.99

    The twisted loyalties and violence in teenage gangs is laid bare. This play was originally published in the volume Charged , a collection of plays about the lives of women in the criminal justice system, and was commissioned and premiered by Clean Break , a theatre and education company working with women whose lives have been affected by the... more...

  • A Second Book of Broadsheets (Routledge Revivals)by Various

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This book, together with A Book of Broadsheets makes up an anthology of the 1915 broadsheets distributed by The Times to members of H.M. Forces serving in the trenches of World War I. The volume contains a wide variety of rich literature from before the war and was designed to give soldiers entertainment. It includes extracts from the works of... more...

  • The Unravelling (NHB Modern Plays)by Fin Kennedy

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 10.19

    In a fabric shop, a dying mother challenges her daughters to weave her the greatest tale, using nothing more than pieces of cloth. A Fringe First Award-winning play about the power of mythology to change your life. Written in an ensemble storytelling style that will suit younger performance groups around the country, especially those looking for... more...

  • Marrying the Ugly Millionaireby Sophie Hannah

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 15.15

    Sophie Hannah is one of Britain's best-loved poets, a disarmingly witty, sharp-eyed chronicler of everyday life and its peculiarities. Her writing ranges across poetry, short fiction, children's literature, works of translation, and edited anthologies, including the 2014 The Poetry of Sex. She is also an internationally bestselling author of psychological... more...