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- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Though he is best remembered as the satirical novelist who penned nineteenth-century masterpieces such as Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray was also an accomplished poet. This volume collects some of Thackeray's most popular ballads, lyrics, and other poems; it is a rewarding read for lovers of traditional verse. more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
The Beggar's Opera is the only ballad opera that is still popularly performed today. A ballad opera is a satirical musical, which uses the form of an opera but incorporates popular songs and ballads as well as operatic numbers. The Beggar's Opera satirizes the corruption to be found in all levels of society. Its immense popularity provided... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 45.42
Hauptbeschreibung 'Betwixt, between, or beyond?' is the first study of contemporary black performance poetry from the viewpoint of transnational American Studies. It investigates a vast array of performances ranging from online recordings to political rallies to the poetry slam and Broadway stage. Black poets discussed come from diverse personal... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
This study explores the interconnections between image, perception, and the observed body in the Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance. It draws from medicine, natural philosophy, theology, and image theory to develop a historical ?phenomenology of embodiment?: perception of a living body ( corpus animatum ) is understood in terms of the... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 1817 work Biographia Literaria is an autobiography in discourse; loosely structured and non-linear, the work is meditative and contains numerous philosophical essays. Initially criticized as the product of Coleridge's opiate-driven descent into illness, more recent critics have given the work far more credit and recognition.... more...
- Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 16.95
Russell Thornton's latest collection of poems, Birds, Metals, Stones and Rain , explores powerful, primary human relationships through images of two worlds: the natural and the urban industrial. Simple grass is the iron of an invisible forging within nature that involves the human creative consciousness. A scavenger alley crow is the universal creative... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
The Tempest, The Winter's Tale, Measure for Measure, and All's Well That Ends Well have fascinated scholars for centuries for, among other aspects, the ways they resist an obvious genre classification. While these stories of love and familial recognition bear elements of romantic conflict, Shakespeare integrated aspects of the comedic and tragic... more...
- Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 18.95
Diane Tucker?s Bonsai Love is an eloquent book of poems about the sensual delicacy of love. Carefully pruned, intricate in design, and sensitive to intrusion, these poems create an image of intimacy through reflection and in relation to nature, the universe, music, literature and art. The voice that comes forth is one of self-doubt seeking reassurance:... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 9.99
After exploring the world of Jane Austen, Catherine Reef now turns her attention to the tragically short but utterly fascinating lives of the Brontė sisters--Charlotte (author of Jane Eyre ), Emily ( Wuthering Heights ), and Anne ( Agnes Grey ). A biography as gothic and fun to read as any of the Brontė novels. Includes bibliography, notes, and... more...
- Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99
A beautiful little play about life, Brothers Wreck begins with a death.On a hot morning under a house in Darwin, Ruben wakes to find his cousin Joe hanging from the rafters. The play that follows tells the story of how Rubens family, little by little, brings Ruben back from the edge. more...