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- The Floating Press 1885; US$ 3.99
Prolific British children's author E. (Edith) Nesbit penned several series of beloved action-adventure and fantasy tales for the younger set. In this collection, she shifts gears and brings together a collection of poetry. The poems in Many Voices are engaging enough to maintain the interest of younger audiences, but sophisticated enough to please... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Renowned German poet Mathilde Blind published several influential volumes of verse in the late nineteenth century. The epic poem The Ascent of Man is her most ambitious literary undertaking. In it, she provides a poetic account of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. A relic from the era when the arts and sciences were more deeply intertwined,... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 2.99
Pennsylvania-born poet and journalist Irving Sidney Dix published a number of collections over the course of his literary career. The volume The Comet and Other Verses highlights Dix's ability to plumb the depths of everyday experiences and find profound meaning. Fans of traditional verse will appreciate these well-wrought poems. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Though Swedish author August Strindberg produced significant works in fields ranging from memoir to observations of the natural world, he is best remembered as a groundbreaking dramatist whose plays were far ahead of their time and helped to usher in a new era of literature. The five-act drama Lucky Pehr, set in the Middle Ages, highlights the true... more...
- Schaffner Press, Inc. 2015; US$ 9.99
Often overlooked as a minor player on the fringes of the Beat Generation and largely dismissed by others as a scam artist, junkie, and hustler, Herbert Huncke was in fact a significant writer who served as a mentor and inspiration to such legendary figures as Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, and Jack Kerouac. In this biography, author Hilary Holladay... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
Scottish writer Andrew Lang is best remember for his prolific collections of folk and fairy tales, but he was also an accomplished poet, literary critic, novelist and contributor in the field of anthropology. In Lang's Helen of Troy , a story in rhyme of the fortunes of Helen, the theory that she was an unwilling victim of the Gods has been preferred.... more...
- LSU Press 2007; US$ 17.95
This collection of poems is structured as a playful cookbook full of poems masquerading as recipes. Owen's wit and sharp vocabulary of spices transform hell into a fiery kitchen. The "recipes" are arranged into quirky quatrains and call for ingredients such as devils, pitchforks, local Louisiana mosquitoes, swamps, mockingbirds, and shooting... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00
Gathers critical essays representing literary discussions about Alice Walker and her work, including essays on some of her specific works, her achievements in the field of literature, and her treatment of gender, class, and race themes. more...