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- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 14.57
Halcyon Ghosts presents thirteen poems, thirteen shapes of knowing - from the cinematic reel 'The Kid', splicing stills of the poet's grandmother and Charlie Chaplin, to the re-verse soundings of 'Six Reels of Joy', celebrating the birth of the poet's daughter. The title poem displays a ghostly counterpoint of birds and words in flight; strikethrough... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 11.59
Roddy Lumsden is one of the liveliest and most inventive poets writing in Britain today. From the formal, frenetic debut Yeah Yeah Yeah, through the playful wit and cynicism of The Book of Love, to the magnificent song to himself’ of Roddy Lumsden is Dead, his poetic journey has already been eventful and he remains fascinated by the intrigues... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 15.97
?Adélia Prado was "discovered" when she was nearly 40 by Brazil's foremost modern poet, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, who was astonished to read her 'phenomenal' poems, launching her literary career with his announcement that St Francis was dictating verses to a housewife in the provincial backwater of Minas Gerais. Psychiatrists in droves made the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
'THIS SHORT BOOK IS A REVELATION AND AN INSPIRATION. USING THE SIMPLE BUT BRILLIANT DEVICE OF AN EXCHANGE OF FAXES FROM ACROSS TIME. IT REVEALS TO US WHAT THE FUTURE MAY HOLD'FROM THE FOREWORD BY SIR RICHARD ROGERSOriginally published in 1996 more...
- Hardie Grant Egmont 2014; US$ 7.99
A pick-a-path series giving the reader the chance to make the decisions, and choose how the story goes! For months Kitty MacLean has been crushing on Rio Sanchez - who is probably the cutest boy in the world. But it looks like she might never get a chance to hang out with him until... 1. Kitty goes camping with her best friends like she promised them,... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 29.17
A quarter of a century ago, the Land Rover Discovery defined at a stroke how traditional 4 x 4 all-terrain ability could co-exist with family-estate practicality at an affordable price. Since 1989, the Discovery has gone through several iterations, but its essential qualities have remained unchanged. Practical, capable, and above all completely distinctive... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1975; US$ 75.00
The literature of the various regions of Lusophone Africa has received relatively little critical attention compared with that which has been focused on the work of writers in the English- and French- speaking countries of Africa. With the profound change more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 19.00
The most important writer in Portuguese history and one of the preeminent European poets of the early modern era, Luís de Camões (1524?80) has been ranked as a sonneteer on par with Petrarch, Dante, and Shakespeare. Championed by such influential English poets as William Blake and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and admired in America by Edgar Allan Poe,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2001; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73
First published in 1572, The Lusiads is one of the greatest epic poems of the Renaissance, immortalizing Portugal's voyages of discovery with an unrivalled freshness of observation.At the centre of The Lusiads is Vasco da Gama's pioneer voyage via southern Africa to India in 1497-98. The first European artist to cross the equator, Camões's narrative... more...
Studies in the Literary Achievement of João Guimarães Rosa, the Foremost Brazilian Writer of the Twentieth CenturyThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 179.95
This collection of centenary conference essays examines and analyzes the literature of João Guimarães Rosa and his impact on literature. more...