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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
Shakspere's history plays are more than dramatized history lessons. They explore contemporary dangers inherent in royal succession at a time when Elizabeth I decreed that mere discussion of who would inherit the throne was treason. The plays were political and therefore dangerous. Yet William Shakspere from Stratford-upon-Avon was never arrested... more...
- Karnac Books 2015; US$ 17.95
On Minding and Being Minded explores links between depictions of lived experience written by Samuel Beckett and the experience of psychoanalytic psychotherapy pioneered in the writings of W.R. Bion. These robust literary and clinical intersections are made explicit within the demanding culture of twenty-first century psychotherapy as patient demand... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 12.99
John McCrae, a doctor and poet who served in Europe during the First World War, composed "In Flanders Fields", one of the most enduring literary expressions of the horrors of war. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, In Flanders Fields and Other Poems is being reissued. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Bringing together historians, literary scholars, theorists, librarians, and historians of the book, Reading and the Victorians examines the era when reading underwent a swifter and more radical transformation than at any other moment in history. The contributors stress the continuities and the conflicts between the Victorian period and our own, in... more...
- The Gallery Press 2015; US$ 11.67
Care, company, community have been fundamental concerns of Peter Fallon?s writing in and about the world, care for people and place, for planet earth and the poetry of earth, for the values espoused in Virgil?s Georgics which he has translated . . . and the seriousness of that caretaking has developed over the years to a point where the artistic and... more...
- The Gallery Press 2015; US$ 11.67
‘The long hangar of the turf shed faces the Broad Road where cars whine. There our winter warmth is stored . . .? For more than half a century John Montague has brought a lively diversity of voice and experience to Irish poetry. ‘He is,? as John Carey wrote in The Sunday Times, ‘virtually Ireland?s poet laureate . . . His best poems are all autobiographical,... more...
- Honno Press 2015; US$ 8.74
The first full biography of Lily Tobias (1887-1984) a Jewish writer from Wales: a courageous, idealistic woman who wrote compellingly about Jewish life and experience in the 20th century. Lily Tobias wrote four novels, and a collection of short stories and the first dramatization for the stage of Daniel Deronda. Her fiction was always topical and... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.57
A bittersweet and vital play that throws a spotlight on ‘Generation Rent? and the lengths they will go to in order to get that first step on the property ladder. Rachel and Ben want to buy a flat in London. And so do their friends, Melanie and Sam. But what with rent, tax, student loans, pensions and bills, it?s impossible to save for a deposit.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00
This critical history of Iain M. Banks' Culture novels covers the series from its inception in the 1970s to the The Hydrogen Sonata (2012), published less than a year before Banks' death. It considers Banks' origins as a writer, the development of his politics and ethics, his struggles to become a published author, his eventual success... more...
- Biblioasis 2015; US$ 16.95
Robyn Sarah is the author of nine previous poetry collections, two collections of short stories, and a book of essays on poetry. Her writing has appeared widely in the United States, the UK, and Canada, and her poems have been anthologized in Garrison Keillor?s Good Poems for Hard Times (2005), The Norton Anthology of Poetry (2005), The Bedford... more...