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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 14.51
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 (1995)... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 13.05
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? (Deryn Rees-Jones),... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 199.95
This collection of authoritative essays represents the latest scholarship on topics relating to the themes, movements, and forms of English fiction, while chronicling its development in Britain from the early 18th century to the present day. Comprises cutting-edge research currently being undertaken in the field, incorporating the most salient... more...