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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Irish-born poet and lyricist Thomas Moore arose from a working-class background to make a name for himself as one of the foremost figures in the Gaelic cultural revival that began to take hold in the early nineteenth century. Stephen Gwynn's comprehensive biography of Moore traces his unlikely trajectory from grocer's son to a looming figure... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00
Talking-animal tales have conveyed anticruelty messages since the 18th-century beginnings of children's literature. Yet only in the modern period have animal characters become true subjects rather than objects of human neglect or benevolence. Modern fantasies reflect the shift from animal welfare to animal rights in 20th-century public discourse.... more...
- Head of Zeus 2015; Not Available
From Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri: 12 of his most controversial non-fiction pieces form this collection on the theme of freedom Ranging from the personal to the analytical, covering subjects such as art, politics, storytelling, and creativity, this collection confirms Okri's place as one of the most inspiring of contemporary writers. Lyrically... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 41.95
This volume offers a unique contribution to both postcolonial studies and Austen scholarship by: * examining the texts to illumine nineteenth century attitudes to colonialism and the expanding Empire * revealing a new range of interpretations of Austen's work, each shaped by the critic's particular context * exploring the ways in which the study... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 13.99
Sujata Bhatt is a graduate of the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa and the recipient of a Cholmondeley Award and the Commonwealth Poetry Prize. She is the award-winning author of the poetry volumes Brunizem , Collected Poems , A Colour of Solitude , Monkey Shadows , Point No Point , Pure Lizard , and The Stinking Rose . more...
- The Lilliput Press 2015; US$ 15.15
In this moving and elegant self-portrait Eileen O?Mara Walsh takes us from an unconventional Limerick childhood to years spent in Dublin, London and Paris, returning to Ireland in the 1970s to pioneer a burgeoning tourism industry. The memoir begins with the marriage of her parents, Power O?Mara, War of Independence exile, to Joan Follwell, English... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 23.32
His elder brother Peter may have been more aptly named for the part, but it was Michael, the fourth son of Sylvia and Arthur Llewelyn Davies, who was the original ‘little half-and-half? – the half-human, half-supernatural Peter Pan, who hopes never to be compelled to grow up and face life?s harsh realities. The playwright struck up a friendship with... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
Uncle Vanya is one of Anton Checkov's four major plays. It was first performed in 1900, the year after its publication, under direction by the celebrated Konstantin Stanislavski. The text reworks an earlier play by Checkov, The Wood Demon . Critics have attempted to follow Checkov's method and artistic development by tracking the changes he... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
Richard III belongs to Shakespeare's folio of King Richard plays, and is the longest of his plays after Hamlet. It is classified variously as a tragedy and a history, showing the reign of Richard III in an unflattering light. The play's length springs in part from its reference to the other Richard plays, with which Shakespeare assumed his... more...