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- Birlinn 2014; US$ 10.19
As in the rest of Britain, the outbreak of hostilities in 1914 was met in Scotland with excitement and relief. In the field of literature too, the initial response was positive. Kailyard fiction and the Celtic Twilight were left behind as artless verses, patriotic articles and short stories flooded into print. But as the war progressed things changed... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 26.71
Everybody knows what biographies are and many people still turn to them for truth about their subjects. But it is more obvious than ever that we can't completely trust records of the past, just as we can't always trust an eyewitness report to be true and objective. So life-stories, and particularly those with a neat narrative structure, are increasingly... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1998; US$ 4.36
Seventeen ninety-eight saw French and American revolutionary ideals converge with popular rebellion in Ireland. The rebellion ended in bloody failure, but 1798 was kept alive in folk memory by a nascent literature added to by succeeding generations of nationalists and cultural revivalists. This wide-ranging gathering of prose, poetry and song mirrors... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
Do you remember collecting shrapnel and listening to Children's Hour? Carrying gas masks or sharing your school with evacuees from the city? The 1940s was a time of great challenge for everyone who lived through it. From the hardships and fear of a World War, with Britain's towns and cities were being bombed on an almost nightly basis, to the trauma... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.95
In this groundbreaking anthology, sixteen renowned writers tell the hidden story of the AIDS crisis, illuminating the complex nature of one of the major problems facing the developing world. India is home to almost 3 million HIV cases, but AIDS is still stigmatized and shrouded in denial. Discrimination against HIV-affected individuals in hospitals,... more...
- Hodder Education 2015; US$ 25.58
Teach the new AQA GCSE English Literature specification with confidence and guide each students to achieve their best possible grade with our exam-focused GCSE English Literature course. This Working with the Poetry Anthology and the Unseens Student's Book:. - Helps lift students' grades and build confidence in approaching poetry through student-friendly... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57
The fourth book in AUP's New Poets series brings together the work of three distinct new voices: Chris Tse, Erin Scudder and Harry Jones. The popular series, which has the aim of bringing fresh new poetry to a wider audience, began in 1999 and continued in 2002 and 2008, and has been responsible for launching the writing careers of well-known poets... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 122.00
Taken together, Chinua Achebe's five novels-- Things Fall Apart (1958), No Longer at Ease (1960), A Man of the People (1966), Arrow of God (1967), and Anthills of the Savannah (1988)--encompass the entire social, historical, and political experiences of Nigeria, from precolonial times to the close of the 20th century. Central to these experiences... more...