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- Yucca Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
How World War II became central in our culture. Even as World War II raged on, contemporary writers were riveted by its every twist and turn. One of the war?s most fascinating features was that it was subject to constant change, surprises, and fate reversal. It ensured that wartime writers, who did not yet know of its outcome, adopted points of... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 9.99
Broken Cup brings breathtaking eloquence to what Margaret Gibson describes as "traveling the Way of Alzheimer's" with her husband, poet David McKain. After his initial and tentative diagnosis, Gibson suspended her writing for two years; but then poetry returned, and the creative process became the lightning rod that grounded her and presented a path... more...
- Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.51
The poems in Eavan Boland?s new collection consider questions of inheritance and identity, of what is handed down and what is lost. Boland?s poems are acts of preservation: they are aware of the significance of objects, memories, words, in keeping alive what we would otherwise ‘lose / without thinking?. At the same time, they are a holding to account,... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 15.99
Jon Stallworthy wrote his first poems during school days shadowed by the Second World War and a mother?s memories of a brother and friends killed in the First. At school he was introduced to the poems of Wilfred Owen, whose biography he would later write, and to those of others who would be represented in his Oxford Books of War Poetry . Many of the... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 29.15
Pablo Neruda was without doubt one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. However, his work is extremely uneven, and long. The companion examines the view that there are two Nerudas, an early Romantic visionary and a later Marxist populist, who denied his earlier poetic self. By focussing on the poet's apprenticeship, his struggle to read... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00
An examination into aspects of the sexual as depicted in a variety of medieval texts, from Chaucer and Malory to romance and alchemical treatises. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 84.99
This book uses a gender perspective to study the female Amerindian characters in Early Modern Spanish Comedias. The chapters in this collection bring different approaches and perspectives that intersect between feminism and cultural studies while they also critically deconstruct the European representation of Amerindian women. more...
- Osho Media International 2014; US$ 7.95
Kabir is a 15th-century Indian mystic. Born a lower-caste weaver, Kabir opposed superstition, empty ritualism and bigotry. His teachings include scathing attacks against Brahmanical pride, caste prejudice and the very concept of untouchability, as well as exposing the dogmatism and bigotry he perceived around him. Unusually, even for his time, he... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
In this critical and historical interpretation of Petrarch?s major Italian work, the collection of poems he called the Rerum vulgarium fagmenta , Peter Hainsworth presents Petrarch as a poet of outstanding sophistication and seriousness, occupied with issues which are still central to debates about poetry and language. In the Rerum vulgarium fragmenta... more...