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- Biblioasis 2015; US$ 16.95
Robyn Sarah is the author of nine previous poetry collections, two collections of short stories, and a book of essays on poetry. Her writing has appeared widely in the United States, the UK, and Canada, and her poems have been anthologized in Garrison Keillor?s Good Poems for Hard Times (2005), The Norton Anthology of Poetry (2005), The Bedford... 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...
- The Gallery Press 2015; US$ 11.67
‘The long hangar of the turf shed faces the Broad Road where cars whine. There our winter warmth is stored . . .? For more than half a century John Montague has brought a lively diversity of voice and experience to Irish poetry. ‘He is,? as John Carey wrote in The Sunday Times, ‘virtually Ireland?s poet laureate . . . His best poems are all autobiographical,... more...
- Birlinn 2015; US$ 8.74
‘History isn?t a thing of the past – we?re making it now? – Jim Sutherland, Artistic Director, Struileag The descendants of the Gaels are scattered far and wide across the world – a diaspora that is at once cherished and overlooked. This unique, heartfelt book brings vividly to life through raps, secular psalms, love poems and aphorisms the Gaelic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Satire plays a prominent and often controversial role in postcolonial fiction. Satire and the Postcolonial Novel offers the first study of this topic, employing the insights of postcolonial comparative theories to revisit Western formulations of "satire" and the "satiric." more...
- The Lilliput Press 2015; US$ 15.15
In this moving and elegant self-portrait Eileen O?Mara Walsh takes us from an unconventional Limerick childhood to years spent in Dublin, London and Paris, returning to Ireland in the 1970s to pioneer a burgeoning tourism industry. The memoir begins with the marriage of her parents, Power O?Mara, War of Independence exile, to Joan Follwell, English... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00
Talking-animal tales have conveyed anticruelty messages since the 18th-century beginnings of children's literature. Yet only in the modern period have animal characters become true subjects rather than objects of human neglect or benevolence. Modern fantasies reflect the shift from animal welfare to animal rights in 20th-century public discourse.... 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...