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  • Classical Literature and Learning in Medieval Irish Narrativeby Ralph O'Connor

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Examinations of the use of classical Latin texts, themes and techniques in medieval Irish narrative. more...

  • Unreliable Memoirsby Clive James

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 9.10

    A hilarious and touching introduction to the story of a national treasure more...

  • How to Be Dead in a Year of Snakesby Chris Tse

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    In 1905, white supremacist Lionel Terry murdered the Cantonese gold prospector Joe Kum Yung to draw attention to his crusade to rid New Zealand of Chinese and other east Asian immigrants. Author Chris Tse uses this story?and its reenactment for a documentary a hundred years later?to reflect on the experiences of Chinese migrants of the period, their... more...

  • National 5 & Higher English: Scottish Short Textsby Willie McGuire; Carolyn Cunningham; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 59.94

    In National 5 and Higher English students may choose to write about a Scottish set text in each part of the Critical Reading paper provided they are from different genres, meaning that up to 40% of marks are available for writing about Scottish set texts. This book provides valuable advice on writing about the most popular Scottish poems and short... more...

  • Politixworksby Chuck U. Farlie

    Skip 2 My Loop Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Lyndon Johnson (not that Lyndon Johnson) is a 12 year old little boy struggling to avoid the same mistakes his father made. He has no particular desire to enter politics though he has a natural aptitude for it, and he finds himself thrust into the politics of the modern world. He must prepare for war (not that war). His crew is being threatened. His... more...

  • Syncretic Arenasby Isidore Diala

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 106.00

    This collection in part examines the legacy of the consummate Nigerian stage artist and scholar, Esiaba Irobi (1960?2010). Poems, tributes, and studies cele¬brate Irobi?s significance as actor, play¬wright, director, poet, and theatre theorist. Irobi?s life, temper, times, and career are inextricably linked to the history, devel¬opment, concerns, and... more...

  • The Judge Dee Novels of R.H. van Gulikby J. K. Van Dover

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

    From 1949 to 1968 author Robert van Gulick wrote 15 novels, two novellas and eight short stories featuring Judge Dee, a Chinese magistrate and detective from the Tang dynasty. In addition to providing the setting for riveting mysteries, Dee's world highlighted aspects of traditional Chinese culture through his personal relationships with his wives,... more...

  • Gumiguruby Togara Muzanenhamo

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 15.99

    Gumiguru is the tenth month of the Shona calendar?a month of dryness and heat before the first rains fall and rejuvenate the land. Togara Muzanenhamo?s second collection is a cycle of poems distilling the experiences of a decade into one calendar year, framed through the natural and agricultural landscapes of Zimbabwe. The book stands as both an elegy... more...

  • George Boweringby Eva-Marie Kröller

    Talonbooks 2014; US$ 13.95

    The first book-length, critical study of George Bowering explores the relationship between his work and the arts. more...

  • Anglophone-Cameroon Literatureby Emmanuel Fru Doh; Shadrach A. Ambanasom

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    Against a disturbing political backdrop and through an in-depth appraisal of selected illustrative texts from major genres?poetry, prose, and drama?Emmanuel Fru Doh presents the origins and growth of a young but potent literature. more...