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- Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 19.95
Men who are Senior Citizens can be quite interesting. There are quite a few who are tired and simply want to enjoy a deserved rest by the side of their old wives. There are others who still have much energy and want to remain very active. The worst among these are those who spent their youth deprived of any form of excitement. This could have been... more...
- Seren 2014; US$ 15.99
Mir Mahfuz Ali is an exceptional new voice in British Poetry. A native of what is now Bangladesh, Mahfuz grew up during the difficult period of the early 1970's when the region was struck, first by a devastating cyclone, then by a particularly vicious civil war. As a boy, Mahfuz witnessed atrocities and writes about them with a searing directness in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Originally published in 1988, this volume contains papers from, and commissioned after, "The Passing of Arthur", a conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies in November 1986. No Arthurian story is experienced without some foreknowledge of its end, which the text acknowledges through a complex range of methods. This collection takes this as its... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.99
A collection of seven plays by Scottish writers, selected and introduced by Philip Howard, artistic director of Edinburgh's Traverse Theatre. A companion volume to the earlier Scot-Free . Contains: Wormwood by Catherine Czerkawska Depicts a family caught up in the Chernobyl disaster. Brothers of Thunder by Ann Marie Di Mambro A young,... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 12.99
The play that won Clare McIntyre the Evening Standard and Critics Circle awards for Most Promising Playwright. 'an unsentimental but sympathetic portrayal of women trying to make sense of their place in a threatening and intrusive world.' David Edgar, The Guardian 'a fiercely modern parable of modern materialism set in a grand, empty... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 41.95
This volume offers a unique contribution to both postcolonial studies and Austen scholarship by: * examining the texts to illumine nineteenth century attitudes to colonialism and the expanding Empire * revealing a new range of interpretations of Austen's work, each shaped by the critic's particular context * exploring the ways in which the study... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 87.99
In this book, Ruf tries to understand how the concepts of "voice" and "genre" function in texts, especially religious texts. To this end, he joins literary theorists in the discussion about "narrative." Ruf rejects the idea of genre as a fixed historical form that serves as a template for readers and writers; instead, he suggests that we imagine... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1953; US$ 67.50
Answerable Style was first published in 1953. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. By the use of both new and traditional techniques of critical analysis, Arnold Stein presents in this volume of six... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1950; US$ 67.50
This original and perceptive study of the writings of the great seventeenth-century author of Religio Medici offers the general reader a view of the intellectual world of Brownes time, and for the special student of the period provides a more extended ex more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1955; US$ 67.50
Poetry lovers everywhere, and devotees of A. E. Housman in particular, will recognize a major literary event in the publication of this volume, for it makes available for the first time some 800 lines of hitherto unpublished poetry by the well-loved autho more...