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- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.95
The Importance of Being Earnest is the last play Oscar Wilde ever wrote, and remains his most enduringly popular. It makes fun of social graces in the late Victorian era. Two seemingly unrelated parties are thrown into ridiculous entanglement when their fake identities, maintained in order to escape social responsibilities, grow ever more complicated... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
This is a collection of new essays on Peter Tremayne's Sister Fidelma novels, which feature Sister Fidelma's attempts to solve a wide range of crimes, often murders that occur under especially mysterious conditions. The novels, set mainly in 7th century Ireland, also include a great deal of history, which is not surprising given that the author... more...
- John Blake 2014; US$ 18.99
With two collections of his verse written during World War I, Siegfried Sassoon established himself among the greatest of the war poets. Beyond that, the memoirs of his service with the Royal Welch Fusiliers on the Western Front, beginning with Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man , rank perhaps as highly as his poetry, and have done much to shape our modern... more...
- Gibson Square 2012; US$ 7.28
The autobiography Nancy Mitford intended to write herself.? Daily Mail ‘A hotline to Nancy Mitford.? Deborah Moggach ‘Weep with laughter.? India Knight, London Review of Books Nancy Mitford was the eldest and most famous of the Mitford sisters. A relentless tease, she wrote brilliantly satirical novels about her family and those around her. But what... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 13.11
A landmark play about sexual politics in colonial Africa and modern-day Britain, in which all our assumptions about sex and gender are stunningly exploded. First staged by Joint Stock and premiered in London at the Royal Court Theatre in 1979, it has since been staged all over the world. Set in both colonial Africa and modern-day Britain, Cloud... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2003; US$ 5.99
A seemingly routine day is taken apart moment by moment and thought by thought, revealing an influence on Ms. Woolf by Freud and James Joyce. As a society woman makes her way through her day, events, people, and memories intrude, and the web of life that holds this one woman reveals the depths of existence. more...
- Scribner 2011; US$ 18.00
Since its first appearance in 1962, M. L. Rosenthal's classic selection of Yeats's poems and plays has attracted hundreds of thousands of readers. This newly revised edition includes 211 poems and 4 plays. It adds The Words Upon the Window-Pane, one of Yeats's most startling dramatic works in its realistic use of a seance as the setting for an eerily... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 165.00
E.M.Forster's Modernism is the first detailed and comprehensive investigation into Forster's relationship to Modernism. A fresh and original study, it situates Forster's fiction within a range of early twentieth-century contexts: socio-political, generic and aesthetic. It advances the argument that Forster's fiction embodies an important strand within... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95
This book rethinks Victorian biography and some of its major practitioners from the perspectives of Bakhtinian and Foucauldian discourse theory. A re-reading of the writings of Thomas Carlyle, particularly "Sartor Resartus" and Oliver Cromwell's "Letters and Speeches", provides the basis for the central argument of the book: that the biographical... more...