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  • Georgian Poetry 1911-22by Timothy Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set complements the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995. more...

  • Bloody British History Staffordby Anthony Poulton-Smith

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Containing warrior princess - the day Alfred the Great's deadly daughter seized Stafford; death to the Normans - The Battle of Stafford, the assassinated Earl and the bloody history of Stafford Castle; the true stories of Stafford's weirdest residents, including the man who tried Charles I and the poisonous doctor William Palmer. From its earliest... more...

  • The Scarborough Book of Daysby Robert Woodhouse

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Scarborough Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the town. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults of... more...

  • Selected Poems - Peter Sirrby Peter Sirr

    The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    From the early poems in Marginal Zones which won the Patrick Kavanagh Award when he was 22 to his breakthrough collections, The Ledger of Fruitful Exchange, which received the O'Shaughnessy Award for Poetry (1998), recent Bring Everything, Peter Sirr's Selected Poems represents a winnowing of ?ve substantial, signi?cant books ?? with the bonus of previously... more...

  • The Many Daysby Norman MacCaig; Roderick Watson

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 10.14

    By the time of his death in January 1996, Norman MacCaig was known widely as the grand old man of Scottish poetry, honoured by an OBE and the Queen's Medal for Poetry. This book is a celebration of MacCaig's life - 2010 is the hundredth anniversary of his birth - and it features 100 of his best poems, edited by his son Ewen. more...

  • Coming in to Landby Dennis Hamley

    Ransom Publishing 2013; US$ 6.99

    Jack is the youngest cadet to be chosen by the RAF to learn to fly a glider. He hopes that when he is older he may be able to fly real planes in the war. However, for all his flying prowess, he has a fear of coming in to land. Cecil thinks this weakness makes Jack unsuited to flying and when Jack makes a dangerous mistake, Cecil's determined he'll... more...

  • Cruelty and Desire in the Modern Theaterby Laurens De Vos

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2011; US$ 82.99

    Departing from a refreshing look at the ideas of Antonin Artaud, this book provides a thorough analysis of how both Sarah Kane and Samuel Beckett are indebted to his legacy. In juxtaposing these playwrights, De Vos minutely points out how both in their own way struggle with coming to terms with Artaud. A key concept in Lacanian psychoanalytic theories,... more...

  • The English History Play in the age of Shakespeareby Irving Ribner.

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1957. This edition re-issues the second edition of 1965. Recognized as one of the leading books in its field, The English History Play in the Age of Shakespeare presents the most comprehensive account available of the English historical drama from its beginning to the closing of the theatres in 1642 and relates this development... more...

  • Impressions of Southern Italyby Sharon Ouditt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Naples was conventionally the southernmost stop of the Grand Tour beyond which, it was assumed, lay violent disorder: earthquakes, malaria, bandits, inhospitable inns, few roads and appalling food. On the other hand, Southern Italy lay at the heart of Magna Graecia, whose legends were hard-wired into the cultural imaginations of the educated. This... more...

  • The Writing Gameby Rosemary Friedman

    Arcadia Books Limited 2013; US$ 5.82

    Based on the author's own experience The Writing Game answers questions such as 'how long does it take you to write a novel?', 'where do you get your ideas', 'do you do much research?', ' have you ever had a manuscript rejected?' and 'do you write every day or only when you get the inspiration?' The Writing Game is an informative guide to the pitfalls... more...