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  • Dorothy Wordsworthby Edmund Lee

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    William Wordsworth is regarded as one of the most significant figures in the Western literary canon -- but his sister, Dorothy, was a skilled poet and diarist in her own right, as well, though she never sought the public acclaim that enveloped her brother's career. This fascinating biography probes the life and work of Dorothy Wordsworth, as well... more...

  • James Herbertby Craig Cabell; Ingrid Pitt

    John Blake 2014; US$ 7.99

    The legacy of a master of horror lives on in this fully authorized biography   James Herbert was an enduringly popular author whose books sell in the hundreds of thousands across the world and are made into films. He broke away from the cut-and-thrust populist horror novels of the 1970s and 1980s to create more thought-provoking works, featuring... more...

  • James Joyceby Joelle Herr

    Running Press 2014; US$ 5.95

    Whether you need to get to know Ulysses in a hurry or are a long-time fan of James Joyce, this pocket-sized tome is the go-to reference, complete with comprehensive plot summaries and character profiles from his timeless works. Accompanied by illustrations throughout, the book also includes specially selected short stories and poems, reprinted... more...

  • Agatha Christie's Miss Marpleby Jennifer Kasius

    Running Press 2014; US$ 5.95

    Miss Jane Marple, the elderly spinster from St. Mary Mead, is one of mystery fans? most beloved sleuths. She is featured in twelve of Agatha Christie?s classic whodunits, all of which are summarized here in this tiny tome. Featuring plot synopses, character profiles, and photographs, this miniature edition gives any mystery lover a chance to cozy... more...

  • The Poems of Rowan Williamsby Rowan Williams

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 15.99

    Rowan Williams's first collections of poems, After Silent Centuries and Remembering Jerusalem, along with a selection of new ones make up this new collection. It displays a poetry that embodies abstract ideas in vivid sensual images. The subject matter ranges widely: the natural world, works of art, recollections of a visit to the Holy Land at Easter,... more...

  • Embodied Cognition and Shakespeare's Theatreby Laurie Johnson; John Sutton; Evelyn Tribble

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This collection considers issues that have emerged in Early Modern Studies in the past fifteen years relating to understandings of mind and body in Shakespeare?s world. Informed by The Body in Parts , the essays in this book respond also to the notion of an early modern ?body-mind? in which Shakespeare and his contemporaries are understood in terms... more...

  • A Companion to J. R. R. Tolkienby Stuart D. Lee

    Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95

    This is a complete resource for scholars and students of Tolkien, as well as avid fans, with coverage of his life, work, dominant themes, influences, and the critical reaction to his writing. An in-depth examination of Tolkien’s entire work by a cadre of top scholars Provides up-to-date discussion and analysis of Tolkien’s scholarly... more...

  • Die Kunst des Feuermachensby Lutz Langhoff

    Gabal Verlag 2014; US$ 30.07

    Sie wollen etwas Neues aufbauen und fragen sich: Schaffe ich das? "Die Kunst des Feuermachens" zeigt die Quellen für den eigenen Mut auf. Es eröffnet den Blick auf das Potential zum tatkräftigen und visionären Handeln. Dieses Buch wendet sich an den Mut-Bürger, Menschen mit der großen und unbändigen Sehnsucht, aktiv etwas Sinnvolles in ihrem... more...

  • A Companion to Modernist Poetryby David E. Chinitz; Gail McDonald

    Wiley 2014; US$ 198.50

    Offering a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the field, A Companion to Modernist Poetry provides readers with detailed discussions of individual poets, ‘schools’ and ‘movements’ within modernist poetry, and the cultural and historical context of the modernist period. Provides an in-depth and accessible summary of the... more...

  • Literature and the Growth of British Nationalismby Francesco Crocco

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    This book explores how British Romantic poetry--the writing, reading, and critical reception of it--reinforced British nationalism in the 19th century, ripening the political processes of nationhood that began with the first Act of Union in 1707. Using archival research on literary collections, criticism and reviews, this study documents the rise of... more...