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  • Zu Lebzeiten veröffentlichte Gedichteby Christine Lavant; Doris Moser; Fabjan Hafner; Doris Moser; Fabjan Hafner

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 34.01

    »Ich habe eine Welt und diese Welt brennt! Und wo etwas brennt, da entsteht Kraft. Und diese Kraft reißt mit!« Christine Lavant Christine Lavant schrieb Gedichte, die in ihrer sprachlichen Eigenwilligkeit und existentiellen Zerrissenheit für Thomas Bernhard zu den »Höhepunkten der deutschen Lyrik« zählen. Er beschrieb ihre Lyrik als »das elementare... more...

  • Women, Travel Writing, and Truthby Clare Broome Saunders

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The issue of truth has been one of the most constant, complex, and contentious in the cultural history of travel writing. Whether the travel was undertaken in the name of exploration, pilgrimage, science, inspiration, self-discovery, or a combination of these elements, questions of veracity and authenticity inevitably arise. Women, Travel,... more...

  • English Novel, Vol II, Theby Richard. W. F. Kroll

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    The English Novel, Volume II: Smollett to Austen collects a series of previously-published essays on the early eighteenth-century novel in a single volume, reflecting the proliferation of theoretical approaches since the 1970s. The novel has been the object of some of the most exciting and important critical speculations, and the eighteenth-century... more...

  • Becoming Virginia Woolfby Barbara Lounsberry

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95

    Encompassing thirty-eight handwritten volumes, Virginia Woolf?s diary is her longest work, her longest sustained, and last work to reach the public. In the only full-length work to explore deeply this luminous and boundary-stretching masterpiece, Barbara Lounsberry traces Woolf?s development as a writer through her first twelve diaries?a fascinating... more...

  • Be My Baby (NHB Modern Plays)by Amanda Whittington

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    A poignant drama about attitudes to teenage pregnancy in 60s Britain. Be My Baby follows the fortunes of Mary Adams, aged 19, unmarried and seven months pregnant. Forcibly sent to a Mother and Baby Home in the north of England by a mother intent on keeping up appearances, Mary – along with the other girls in the home – has to cope with both the... more...

  • Hedda Gablerby Henrik Ibsen; Stephen Mulrine

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 5.82

    The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...

  • The Winterling (NHB Modern Plays)by Jez Butterworth

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A comedy thriller from the author of the Olivier Award-winning Jerusalem . West waits in a burnt-out farmhouse, on Dartmoor, in the depths of winter, for two associates from the city. The wine has been poured and the revolver loaded. But who is waiting upstairs? 'characteristically moreish thanks to its high-definition misfits and clash of casual... more...

  • Parlour Song (NHB Modern Plays)by Jez Butterworth

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    A blackly hilarious exploration of deceit, paranoia and murderous desire, as the spirit of the Blues lands in leafy suburbia. Demolition expert Ned lives in a nice new house on a nice new estate on the edge of the English countryside. He loves his job. Barbecues. Car-boot sales. Fitness programmes. Outwardly his life is entirely unremarkable. Not... more...

  • Misterman (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    A virtuosic study of one man's descent into religious mania in small-town Ireland. Inishfree might seem like a quaint Irish town, but fierce evangelist Thomas Magill knows better. He knows that jovial Dwain Flynn is a miserable drunk, that Timmy O?Leary enslaves his lovely mother, and that sweet Mrs Cleary is a blasphemous flirt. It is down to... more...

  • Shining City (NHB Modern Plays)by Conor McPherson

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    A brilliant, haunting play from the multi-award winning author of The Weir . Ian has left the priesthood to become a therapist. John is one of his first clients. John's wife has been killed in a car accident, and he keeps receiving visits from her ghost. John, with Ian's help, starts to recover. But what begins as an unusual encounter becomes... more...