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  • Rewriting

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 93.60

    Peter Carey is one of the most richly awarded and critically acclaimed novelists of the present day. Most of his fictions relate to questions of Australian history and identity. Rewriting History argues that taken together Carey?s novels make up a fictional biography of Australia. The reading proposed here considers both key events in the life of the... more...

  • Meanjin Vol. 72, No. 3by Zora Sanders (Ed.)

    Melbourne University Publishing 2013; US$ 9.96

    Meanjin is a quarterly literary journal publishing the best new writing from established voices and emerging talents. For over 70 years Meanjin has articulated questions of national importance, questions or art, culture, policy and identity, as well as introducing some of the greatest literary names Australia has ever produced. It continues to be a... more...

  • Meanjin Vol. 71, No. 1by Sally Heath (ed.)

    Melbourne University Publishing 2012; US$ 9.96

    In the March issue of Meanjin two very different writers offer new insights into events that transfixed the nation. John Bryson returned to Uluru last year for the first time since writing Evil Angels. He reflects on the travesty of justice that was systematically, and very publicly, inflicted on a grieving mother. Shari Kocher chooses poetry to explore... more...

  • Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing in Walesby Jane Aaron

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Argues that the way in which people came to perceive and to represent themselves as Welsh was profoundly affected by the gender ideologies prevalent during the Romantic and Victorian periods. This title introduces readers to a hundred Welsh women authors at work during the years 1780-1900, some writing in Welsh and some in English. more...

  • A Fallen Citadel and Other Poemsby J. Abala

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 18.05

    A Fallen Citadel and Other Poems is a powerful collection of over forty prose poems. The poems cover an array of issues ranging from the crisis that ensued after the 2007-2008 elections in Kenya to other social issues: loss of identity, poverty, hopelessness, and AIDs. These poems are powerful, vivid, full of imagery, and delightful. Some begin... more...

  • Kalakuta Republicby Chris Abani

    Saqi 2015; US$ 7.28

    This powerful collection of poems details the harrowing experiences endured by Abani and other political prisoners at the hands of Nigeria?s military regime in the late 1980s. Abani vividly describes the characters that peopled this dark world, from prison inmates such as John James, tortured to death at the age of fourteen, to the general overseers.... more...

  • Hands Washing Waterby Chris Abani

    Copper Canyon Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Abani's fourth poetry collection - a mischevious book of displacement, exile, ancestry, and subversive humor. more...

  • Sanctificumby Chris Abani

    Copper Canyon Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    Chris Abani finds the sacred in a charged and broken world, to "build meaning from detritus." more...

  • Fiction of the New Statesman, 1913-1939by Bashir Abu-Manneh

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 84.99

    Fiction of the New Statesman is the first study of the short stories published in the renowned British journal theNew Statesman. This book argues that New Statesman fiction advances a strong realist preoccupation with ordinary, everyday life, and shows how British domestic concerns have a strong hold on the working-class and lower-middle-class imaginative... more...

  • Collected Poemsby Chinua Achebe

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00

    A collection of poetry spanning the full range of the African-born author's acclaimed career has been updated to include seven never-before-published works, as well as much of his early poetry that explores such themes as the African consciousness, the tragedy of Biafra, and the mysteries of human relationships. more...