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- 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...
- 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 Brontė, 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...
- Birlinn 2015; US$ 15.99
Lewisman Donald S. Murray tells in his inimitable verse and prose Stornoway's story from the days when Mesolithic people sheltered there to its present-day life as a bustling, modern harbour, casting light on men and boats, native herring girls and island visitors, the town's triumphs and tragedies. These include such events as the sinking of the Iolaire,... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 18.99
Introduced by Michael Longley, Goat’s Milk is a comprehensive retrospective of the work of Frank Ormsby, a central figure in the poetry of Northern Ireland for the past forty years. As well as a whole collection of new poems, it includes work from his four previous collections: A Store of Candles (1977), A Northern Spring (1986), The Ghost Train... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 15.99
Jutland brings together two contrasting poem sequences by this brilliant lyricist of human darkness’ (Fiona Sampson), Advice on Wearing Animal Prints, winner of the Michael Marks Poetry Award, and Sunday Afternoons at the Gravel-pits. Like all of Selima Hill’s work, both sequences chart extreme experience with a dazzling excess’... more...
- Carcanet 2015; US$ 15.99
The Observances is Kate Miller's first full collection of poetry. As its title suggests, with the intertwining practices of watchfulness and remembrance these poems sustain their course. They follow an urge to locate in language, however tentatively, elements of a world that change or fade. Within her landscapes, the attentive eye and ear preserve... more...
- 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...
- Enrealment Press 2015; US$ 13.99
In this entrancing poetry collection, Susan Frybort reminds us of the glory that resides at the heart of everyday living. With poems that read like sacred correspondence between our hearts and our essence, we are called to remember the wonderment of life's ever changing tide. Whether it be in the call of a mourning dove, a contemplative shore,... more...