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- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. In CliffsNotes on A Midsummer Night's Dream , you dig into Shakespeare's entertaining story of young lovers as they're toyed with by mischievous forest sprites. Shakespeare claimed to have written this romantic comedy to show that... 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...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 15.95
A memoir of the haunting and redemptive events of the acclaimed writer?s life?the betrayal of a con-man father; a murder-suicide in his family?s house; the presence of an oystercatcher?each one, as the saying goes, stranger than fiction. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2002; US$ 5.99
Betrayal and manipulation lie at the heart of Othello . Keep up with all the crosses and double-crosses of this tragic play with the CliffsNotes version of the play, which will help you form your own opinions about Iago's schemes, Othello's motives, and Desdemona's loyalty. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000; US$ 5.99
Join Chaucer's band of pilgrims on their journey in CliffsNotes on The Canterbury Tales. Chaucer's narrators represent a wide spectrum of society with various ranks and occupations. From the distinguished and noble Knight, to the pious abbess, the honorable Clerk, the rich landowner, the worldly and crude Wife, and on down the scale to the low,... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
<div>Poet John Betjemen was not the only scribe 'beckoned out to lanes in beechy Bucks'. Many of the country's most famous writers shared his fondness for the county and sought solace within its boundaries. John Milton came herer to escape the plague in London; Enid Blyton fled the capital's increasing development, with D H Lawrence and... more...
- Milkweed Editions 2014; US$ 15.99
From the poet whose stunning debut was praised as "transcendent" (Kevin Young) and "steadily confident" (Carl Phillips), Dangerous Goods tracks its speaker throughout North America and abroad, illuminating the ways in which home and place may inhabit one another comfortably or uncomfortablyor both simultaneously. From the Bahamas, London, and Cairo,... more...
- Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 6.99
Journey through the many stories and worlds of the immortal Vela " Vela, so red and ugly at birth they called him the Cooked; Vela the lonely admirer of pigs and the connoisseur of feet; Vela the lover of song maker Mulialofa the Boneman. Follow him down through the centuries on his travels, encountering the single-minded society of the Tagata-Nei... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
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...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 7.26
Oracabessa is a book of risky journeys, mappings and re-mappings, as the poet navigates place, history and imagination. Goodison travels to Spain and Portugal, to Canada ( Winter has landed') and back to the Hope Gardens of her childhood in Jamaica; even to the Old Testament world of Ruth and Hagar. Throughout her journeys she hymns the artists who... more...