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- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 16.03
'This is the only book from the Second World War comparable with the first-war narratives of Sassoon, Blunden or Graves... When the battle of El Alamein began, the poet Keith Douglas was in Cairo with Divisional HQ. Eager not to miss the action, he took a truck and, against orders, drove to re-join his regiment. He served as a tank commander throughout... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
First published in 1977. This book ascertains what sources Shakespeare used for the plots of his plays and discusses the use he made of them; and secondly illustrates how his general reading is woven into the texture of his work. Few Elizabethan dramatists took such pains as Shakespeare in the collection of source-material. Frequently the sources... more...
- University of Delaware 2014; US$ 119.99
The Letters of Ruth Pitter: Silent Music is a selection of the most important letters written by Pitter, who won the Hawthornden Prize in 1937 for A Trophy of Arms (1936) and the Queen?s Gold Medal for Poetry in 1955. Her letters, spanning 1908 to 1988, offer insights into some of most important literary, social, and historical events of... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 74.99
This book offers a wide-ranging analysis of the entire corpus of Medbh McGuckian?s published work. It provides both a readable synthesis of existing criticism, in a fashion which will be generally useful to academics and students, and also offers an original contribution to the field of contemporary Irish literary studies on the basis of new research.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book analyzes Holocaust poetry, war poetry, working-class poetry, and 9/11 poetry as forms of testimony. Rowland argues that testamentary poetry requires a different approach to traditional ways of dealing with poems due to the pressure of the metatext (the original, traumatic events), the poems? demands for the hyper-attentiveness of the reader,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
First published in 1909, with a second edition in 1923, this concise and easily accessible overview of Shelley?s life and work presents the poet not as popular legend would have it, but in a more objective light. A.Clutton-Brock notes his forthright and imperious attitude to life ? a life in which Shelley found himself increasingly unhappy ? and critically... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 112.95
Timely and beautifully written, New England Beyond Criticism provides a passionate defense of the importance of the literature of New England to the American literary canon, and its impact on the development of spirituality, community, and culture in America. An exploration and defense of the prominence of New England’s literary tradition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
The practice of poetry in the Victorian period was characterised by an extreme diversity of styles, preoccupations and subject-matter. This anthology attempts to draw out some of the main focuses of interest in the Victorian poet. No Victorian poet produced an overall theory of poetry, yet all accepted it as a natural vehicle of expression, and for... more...