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  • Arbeiterfreundeby Jens Wietschorke

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 48.75

    Im Oktober 1911 gingen bildungsbürgerliche Sozialreformer in die Arbeiterviertel im Osten Berlins: eine soziale Mission, in deren Mittelpunkt das Kennenlernen der Menschen und Verhältnisse im "dunklen Berlin" stand. Sie wurde für ihre Teilnehmer zu einer "Schule des wirklichen Lebens", in der sie Erfahrungen nachholen konnten, die... more...

  • The Man Who Was Norrisby tom Cullen; Phil Baker

    Dedalus 2014; US$ 17.49

    The seedy and beguiling Gerald Hamilton was the man who Isherwood modelled Mr Norris on in Mr Norris ChangesTrain more...

  • A Pearl of Great Priceby Jeff Towns

    Parthian Books 2014; US$ 8.74

    ‘I kiss your heart. I kiss you everywhere.? It is a warm spring day in New York and Dylan Thomas pushes through the plush revolving doors of the Harper?s Bazaar office, in the heart of Manhattan. He is taking a chance on selling a story, A Child?s Christmas in Wales . He?s already sold the story a couple of times but he is always short of money.... more...

  • The Pear is Ripeby John Montague

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    The book is full of warm anecdotes and wry observations on the numerous literary, artistic and musical characters John Montague encountered, befriended and occasionally provoked. He recounts his personal and professional relationships with such luminaries as Patrick Kavanagh, Allen Ginsberg and, as co-founder of Claddagh Records, with composer Seán... more...

  • Fall In, Ghostsby Edmund Blunden; Robyn Marsack

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 21.80

    Edmund Blunden (1896–1974) moved among the ghosts of the Great War every day of his long life, having survived the battles of Ypres and the Somme. His classic prose memoir, Undertones of War, and his early edition of Wilfred Owen?s poems were just two examples of the ways in which he sought to convey his war experience, and to keep faith with his... more...

  • The Doctrine of Election and the Emergence of Elizabethan Tragedyby Martha Tuck Rozett

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.50

    This compelling argument for the link between Calvinism in English religious life and the rise of tragedy on the Elizabethan stage draws on a variety of material, including theological tracts, sermons, and dramatic works beginning with sixteenth-century morality plays and continuing through Marlowe's career and the beginning of Shakespeare's Originally... more...

  • War Poetby Jon Stallworthy

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.51

    Jon Stallworthy wrote his first poems during schooldays shadowed by the Second World War and a mother?s memories of a brother and friends killed in the First. He would go on to publish an award-winning biography of Wilfred Owen and to edit the Oxford Book of War Poetry. This book brings together the poems he has written throughout his career in response... more...

  • Just Playby Ruby Cohn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.00

    The author ranges through Beckett's drama to analyze his approach to place, time, soliloquy, fiction, and repetition. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback... more...

  • Hidden Designs (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathan Crewe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This 1986 study offers a challenging contribution to the on-going critical debate surrounding the English literary Renaissance. Although informed by the ?new historicism? and post-structuralism, Hidden Designs makes a plea for criticism to be practiced in its own name rather than in the name of theory, and opposes the hyper-professionalisation of... more...

  • Look Back in Gender (Routledge Revivals)by Michelene Wandor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In this challenging book, first published in 1987, Michelene Wandor looks at the best-known plays in the thirty years prior to publication, from Look Back in Anger onwards. Wandor investigates the representation of the family and different forms of sexuality in these plays and re-reviews them from a perspective that throws into sharp relief the... more...