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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95
Benito Perez Galdos has been described as 'the greatest Spanish novelist since Cervantes.' His work constitutes a major contribution to the nineteenth-century novel, rivalling that of Dickens of Balzac and making him an essential candidate for any course on the fiction of the period. Jo Labanyi's study is supported by a wide-rangting introduction,... more...
- The Gallery Press 2014; US$ 10.94
‘Given a choice of worlds, here or beyond, I?d pick this one not once but many times . . .? — from ‘Homage to Goa? The publication of a new book of poems by Derek Mahon is a momentous occasion. Life on Earth collects, and adds to, work which has appeared recently in limited editions. It opens with celebrations of notable exemplars: Coleridge, Chekhov,... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 41.95
Set against the cultural and political backdrop of interwar Europe and the Americas, Poetry in Pieces is the first major study of the Peruvian poet César Vallejo (1892?1938) to appear in English in more than thirty years. Vallejo lived and wrote in two distinct settings?Peru and Paris?which were continually crisscrossed by new developments in aesthetics,... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05
The Sparkling Jewel of Naturism brings together three seemingly unrelated poem sequences by 'this brilliant lyricist of human darkness' (Fiona Sampson). The poems in each spark off unexpected connections and surprises, despite their contrasting concerns: sisters in Doormat (and being the object of someone else?s jealousy), little girls in Happiness... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05
So Many Moving Parts, Tiffany Atkinson?s third collection, is an eccentric 21st-century meditation on the awkwardness of body and spirit and their unexpected, often unwanted intrusions into the business of everyday life. Lyrical and experimental by turns, these poems push familiar events - commuting, telephones, babysitting, foreign travel - to open... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 14.51
Grace Nichols? poetry has a gritty lyricism that addresses the transatlantic connections central to the Caribbean-British experience. Her work brings a mythic awareness and a sensuous musicality that is at the same time disquieting. Born and educated in Guyana, Grace Nichols moved to Britain in 1977. I Have Crossed an Ocean is a comprehensive selection... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2014; US$ 8.74
"Dances on the Plains" seeks to reflect the period between March and July, 2014, during the Nigerian National Conference 2014, when a cross section of Nigerians at home and in diaspora were selected, gathered in Abuja, Nigeria and mandated to discuss, negotiate, ventilate and proffer solutions to all the nagging problems presently troubling and militating... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
Welcome to Quito, the city of eternal spring, bridge to Ecuador's past, and your gateway city. Even if you are not much of a city person, this World Heritage Site has a certain charm to it. Nestled within the Avenue of the Volcanoes, the breathtaking backdrop blends with colonial architecture to create a truly unique surrounding. At 9,319 feet,... more...
- Wings Press 2012; US$ 8.99
Filled with powerful imagery, this poem relates the tragic story of Indios, a native woman falsely accused of the death of her children. As it echoes the plight of other women like Indios?including Malinche, Pocahontas, La Llorona, and Medea?this narrative conveys the truth of a history twisted to suit the needs of a conquering power. Weaving Native... more...