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- Coach House Books 2000; US$ 13.95
Beckett meets Betty Boop in this trilogy of monologues by Canadian cult heroine Pochsy, a nasty, vapid, utterly charming vixen. In Pochsy's Lips , she's in the hospital, convinced she's sick because she's got a squid where her heart should be. In Oh Baby , she's at the Last Resort, on holiday from her job packing mercury. And in Citizen Pochsy... more...
- Coach House Books 1999; US$ 13.95
pppeeeaaaccceee, is a vast, imaginative and mesmerizing glide through Life and Power. The play is set in Ephemeral; three people firmly floating chat ? in O'Donnell's inimitable rapid-fire style ? about the revolution. Which revolution? Good question. A gently aggressive meditation, pppeeeaaaccceee examines our being, asks us what we're doing... more...
- Coach House Books 2002; US$ 13.95
Theatre doesn?t have much relevance anymore. Or so acclaimed playwright Darren O?Donnell tells us. The dynamics of unplanned social interaction, he says, are far more compelling than any play he could produce. So his latest show, A Suicide-Site Guide to the City , isn?t really a show; it?s an interactive chitchat about memory, depression, and 9/11,... more...
- Coach House Books 1999; US$ 12.95
Ogres, trolls, demons ? monsters, like violence, are always represented as male. Not this time. Celebrated playwright RM Vaughan gives us, in three one-act monologues, three very monstrous women. In A Visitation by St Teresa of Avila upon Constable Margaret Chance , we meet a middle-aged police officer whose world view is determined by her obsession... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2011; US$ 14.95
Kevin Connolly?s four previous poetry books have garnered widespread critical acclaim and awards for their cutting humor, vivid language, and lyricism. Now comes Revolver . A daring marriage of brilliant technical skill and feverish imagination, Revolver features poems that are each written in a different form ? ?revolving? through various styles... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Children's literature takes many forms - works adapted for children in antiquity, picture books and pop-ups - and now includes the latest online games and eBooks. This vast and amorphous subject is both intimately related to other areas of literary and cultural investigation but also has its own set of concerns, issues and challenges. From familiar... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2011; US$ 12.99
A landmark anthology celebrating a new generation of Australian poets. 1968 marked a turning point in Australian poetry, when a dynamic wave of new poets sought to revitalise a 'moribund poetic culture'. At the helm of that generation was John Tranter who argued that there would be cycles or generations of poets with peak moments where new poets would... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99
How does a charming Scotsman educated at Edinburgh University go from being an officer and gentleman in his majesty's forces in Gallipoli - to masquerading as a Dutch doctor in the French Foreign Legion, consorting and working with bootleggers and racketeers in Chicago, being pursued by the FBI, Scotland Yard and Interpol on various charges including... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 45.00
Religion has featured in Anglophone literature in Malaysia from colonial times to the present. In Intimating the Sacred, Andrew Hock Soon Ng considers the practice of everyday religiosity as represented in literature, which is often starkly opposed to the impression created by religious rhetoric promoted by the government. The book?s examination of... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 12.99
Georgina Danforth Witley shares her birthday—April 21, 1926—with Queen Elizabeth II, a coincidence that has led to an invitation to a special 80th-birthday lunch at Buckingham Palace. While she should be on her way to London, Georgie lies injured in a ravine not far from her own house, the result of a car accident en route to the airport. Desperately... more...