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  • The Ethel Wilson Symposiumby Lorraine McMullen

    University of Ottawa Press 1982; US$ 9.99


  • Balladsby William Makepeace Thackeray

    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 Defeat of Youthby Aldous Huxley

    The Floating Press 1918; US$ 3.99

    By all accounts, Aldous Huxley was a brilliant and voracious thinker and artist whose creative output knew no literary bounds. This volume gathers some of his best-remembered verse, including the memorable title poem, which is a sequence of 22 thematically interwoven sonnets. more...

  • Phantasmagoriaby Lewis Carroll

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Today, Lewis Carroll is best remembered as a writer of juvenile fiction responsible for such timeless works as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. However, Carroll was also a poet who wove dark visions and supernatural themes into his substantial body of work. Much of the verse collected in Phantasmagoria and Other Poems... more...

  • The City of Dreadful Nightby James Thomson

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    This long poem written by Scottish author James Thomson is a notable literary accomplishment on several levels. It offers a no-holds-barred account of the seedy underbelly of London's nightlife in the late nineteenth century that stands in sharp contrast to the more popular vision that was advanced in many other Victorian-era novels and poems.... more...

  • Idylle, rückwärtsby Kurt Drawert

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 14.81

    Der Band «Idylle, rückwärts» versammelt das Beste aus Kurt Drawerts bisherigen Gedichtbänden sowie neue Gedichte.<BR>Nach seinem großen, von der Kritik hoch gelobten Roman «Ich hielt meinen Schatten für einen anderen und grüßte» (2008) legt Kurt Drawert, der sich vor allem als Lyriker und Essayist auch international einen Namen gemacht hat und... more...

  • Villetteby Charlotte Brontë; Margaret Smith; Tim Dolin

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 7.99

    I am only just returned to a sense of the real world about me, for I have been reading Villette, a still more wonderful book than Jane Eyre.' George Eliot Lucy Snowe, in flight from an unhappy past, leaves England and finds work as a teacher in Madame Beck's school in 'Villette'. Strongly drawn to the fiery autocratic schoolmaster Monsieur... more...

  • The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literatureby Richard J. Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95

    The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literature introduces the fiction, poetry and drama of Canada in its historical, political and cultural contexts. In this clear and structured volume, Richard Lane outlines: the history of Canadian literature from colonial times to the present key texts for Canadian First Peoples and the literature... more...

  • Projections of Geetha Ganapathy-Doré

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 60.00

    Paradise is commonly imagined as a place of departure or arrival, beginning and closure, permanent inhabitation of which, however much desired, is illusory. This makes it the dream of the traveller, the explorer, the migrant ? hence, a trope recurrent in postcolonial writing, which is so centrally concerned with questions of displacement and belonging. Projections... more...

  • Poetry and the Cromwellian Protectorateby Edward Holberton

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 124.99

    The Cromwellian Protectorate was a period of innovation in poetry and drama, as well as constitutional debate. This new account of the period focuses on key cultural institutions - Parliament, an embassy to Sweden, Oxford University, Cromwell's state funeral - to examine this poetry's relationship with a culture in transformation and crisis.... more...