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  • Changing My Mindby Margaret Trudeau

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; Not Available

    Canadians fell in love with Pierre Elliott Trudeau?s beautiful and high-spirited bride when he brought her to the world stage as the youngest First Lady in the history of the country. But the situation wasn?t as rosy as it seemed. Plagued by mood swings and unprepared for public life, Margaret became increasingly isolated at 24 Sussex as her depression... more...

  • Letter from a Far Countryby Gillian Clarke

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 16.99

    Gillian Clarke's poems are letters from the far countries of personal and ancestral memories, of places and moments of insight. Her acclaimed title poem explores the buried histories of women's lives, the enduring responsibilities that link generations and ensure the continuance of language and traditions. Rooted in rural Wales, this collection celebrates... more...

  • Priestley's Englandby John Baxendale

    Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00

    Priestley’s England is the first full-length academic study of J B Priestley - novelist, playwright, screen-writer, journalist and broadcaster, political activist, public intellectual and popular entertainer, one of the makers of twentieth-century Britain, and one of its sharpest critics. From his scathing analysis of a slump-stricken nation in... more...

  • Samuel Beckettby David Pattie

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 29.95

    Samuel Beckett's work forever changed the concepts of literature and theatre. His work remains a core part of introductory courses on literary history, drama, theatre or performance and also features in more specialist modules such as Modernism or The Absurd. Samuel Beckett is a comprehensive introduction to his life and work as well as an outline... more...

  • States of Emergencyby Stephen Morton

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    States of Emergency examines how violent anti-colonial struggles and the legal, military and political techniques employed by colonial governments to contain them have been imagined in literature and law. Through a series of case studies, the book considers how colonial states of exception have been defined and represented in the contexts of Ireland,... more...

  • After the Fireby J. A. Jance

    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...

  • Texts Analyzing Literature As Argumentby Petru Golban

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 159.95

    Golban offers an interdisciplinary perspective involving literary theory, criticism, and literary history which will be useful to scholars and students. The main concern of the book is the British critical discourse which originates in the Renaissance and continues its developmental process until the rise of the formal approach to literature in the... more...

  • The Absence of Warby David Hare

    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 Coast of Utopia Trilogyby Tom Stoppard

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 18.94

    The Coast of Utopia is an epic but also intimate drama of romantics and revolutionaries in an age of emperors. The three sequential, self-contained plays, Voyage, Shipwreck and Salvage, span the lives and loves of a group of Russian friends at home and abroad in the tumultuous years between 1833 and 1866. This new fully revised edition of the trilogy... more...

  • The Cowrie Necklaceby Tikum Mbah Azonga

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 19.95

    The Cowrie Necklace is a graphic account of the struggle for meaning in life. The poems are a carefully woven sizzling and cracking attempt to mirror society. The poet runs a long and wide gamut of poetic themes which include the intricacies of joy and sadness, God and the devil, nature and nurture, good and evil, love, deceit and treachery. The narrative... more...