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- Wings Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Naomi Shihab Nye is one of the most beloved poets in America, and the poem ?Famous? is literally her most famous poem. It has been used in countless commencement speeches?from elementary school to university graduations. At once simple and profound, this illustrated version of the poem is a charmingly ironic take on what it means to be ?famous.? It... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 66.00
This volume is the first book of criticism to provide a systematic analysis of a corpus of emblematic contemporary British fictions from the combined perspective of trauma theory and ethics. Although the fictional work of writers such as Graham Swift has already been approached from this perspective, none of the individual works or authors under analysis... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 50.00
Recent critics have affirmed the difficulty?perhaps the impossibility?of defining modern comedy; at the same time, some feminist scholars are seeking to understand the special comedy often present in literature written by women. Comedy and the Woman Writer responds to both these concerns of recent criticism: feminist literary theory and theories... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00
Originally published in 1985. This is a fascinating account of the life cycle of a minor literary genre, the boys? school story. It discusses early nineteenth-century precursors of the school story ? didactic works with such revealing titles as The Parents? Assistant ? and goes on to examine in detail the two major examples of the genre - Hughes?s... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 49.99
Scottish and Irish Romanticism is the first single-author book to address the main non-English Romanticisms of the British Isles. Murray Pittock begins by questioning the terms of his chosen title as he searches for a definition of Romanticism and for the meaning of 'national literature'. He proposes certain determining 'triggers' for... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 56.00
This book explores questions of race and identification in writings from the Enlightenment to the present. Drawing on post-colonial theory, it provides close readings of texts by Olaudah Equiano, Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, Jean Rhys, Frantz Fanon, Toni Morrison and Tsitsi Dangarembga and highlights the elements of dialogue, exchange and contestation... more...
- Fremantle Press 2014; US$ 7.99
In this collection of three long narrative poems, Temperton conjures up the highs and lows of the coastal environment to explore the effects of nature?s “Powerful forces at work? on human existence. An impressive third collection written with flair, passion and the ability to look unpleasant realities in the eye. more...