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  • 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...

  • Die Lust am Töten - Der weibliche Vampir in der russischen Literatur von Aleksej Tolstoj und Ivan Turgenevby Irina Frey

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 32.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Man nenne sie Lamia, Lillith und Empuse. Die Gestalt der Wiedergängerin, des weiblichen Vampirs, 'geistert' schon seit langem im kulturellen Gedächtnis der Menschheit herum und stellt, nicht zuletzt wegen ihres verworfenen Frauenbildes, ein interessantes Forschungsfeld dar. Als Personifikation der menschlichen Ängste vor Tod und... 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$ 79.99

    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...

  • Die wirkliche Mittelerdeby Arnulf Krause

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 30.52

    J.R.R. Tolkien entführt in den Romanen "Der Herr der Ringe" und "Der Hobbit" die Leser nach Mittelerde - eine mit Hobbits, Elben, Zwergen und Orks bevölkerte Fantasiewelt. Damit schuf er eine eigene Mythologie, die das Fantasy-Genre bis heute prägt und auch im Kino für Blockbuster gut ist. Tolkien hat nie ein Geheimnis daraus gemacht,... 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...

  • nut (NHB Modern Plays)by debbie tucker green

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    Elayne doesn't want company but company won't leave her alone. Everyone's got an opinion but no one's listening and things are starting to slip. nut premiered at The Shed at the National Theatre in October 2013, directed by the author. 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...