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- Birlinn 2015; US$ 11.65
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... more...
- 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...
- Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 13.72
Mit Neugier und Spielwitz fragen Deterings Gedichte nach den ersten und letzten Dingen - und dem Alltag dazwischen. In seinen neuen Gedichten greift Heinrich Detering aus in eine Geschichte, die in die Natur vor dem Menschen zurückreicht. Er führt Gespräche mit den Toten, erkundet den Alltag aus der Perspektive von Kindern, fragt nach den Vögeln von... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 14.63
Raumgreifende Gedichte aus Finnland voll Sprachmagie, Erinnerungskraft und Geschichte. Manfred Peter Heins Gedichte ziehen Bilanz, sie sind Selbstvergewisserungen über den Platz des Autors in der Welt, Expeditionen »ins Nachtlabyrinth«. Ruhe spricht aus ihnen, jedoch alles andere als Beschaulichkeit. Hein ist ein Autor der Anteilnahme, am Schicksal... 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...
- 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...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95
Looking at the writing of three Irish expatriates who lived in Trieste, London, and Paris, Nels Pearson challenges conventional critical trends that view their work as either affirming Irish anti-colonial sentiment or embracing international identity. In reality, he argues, these writers work constantly back and forth between a sense of national belonging... more...