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  • The New Cambridge Companion to T. S. Eliotby Jason Harding

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Drawing on the latest scholarship and criticism, this new Companion provides an authoritative, accessible introduction to Eliot's complete oeuvre. more...

  • E. E. Cummings' Modernism and the Classicsby J. Alison Rosenblitt

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    This volume is a major, ground-breaking study of the modernist E. E. Cummings' engagement with the classics. It explores the significance of Cummings' Harvard training as a Classicist to his development as a poet and to his published work, and also contains an edition of new, previously unpublished material by Cummings himself. more...

  • Unbearable Splendorby Sun Yung Shin

    Coffee House Press 2016; US$ 15.99

    Who is guest, and who is host? Adoption, Antigone, zombies, clones, and minotaursall building blocks, forming and reforming our ideas. more...

  • Verse Libel in Renaissance England and Scotlandby Steven W. May; Alan Bryson

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    This book surveys the phenomenon of Renaissance verse libel and provides carefully edited texts of fifty-two of these insulting manuscript poems, most of them made available here for the first time. Difficult and unusual words in these poems are glossed, while the commentary explains who is being attacked and why. more...

  • Kommentarby Claude Brügger

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.27

    Ein inhaltlich und formal neuartiges Konzept kommt den Bedürfnissen unterschiedlicher Benutzergruppen entgegen. Der Kommentar zu einzelnen Versgruppen bzw. Versen gliedert sich in jeweils bis zu vier auch typographisch voneinander abgesetzte Erklärungsebenen, aufsteigend von Elementarerläuterungen zur homerischen Sprache bis zu Fragen der... more...

  • The Divining Rodby Andrew Hubbard

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2016; US$ 9.00

    An earthy second collection from American poet Andrew Hubbard, whose work divines the poetic from things ordinary, recalling the lyrical mastery of Frost. His words trill with birdsong and sparkle with the first touch of sunrise on a waking forest. more...

  • The Screaming Middleby Susan Bradley Smith

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2016; US$ 9.00

    This is a memoir of a woman turning 50 who forgot to have a party. It takes you on road trips, into psych wards, into the chambers of marriage and through epic failures, brilliant ideas and back to kingdoms of chaos and castles of hilarity. There’s a lot of bitching and loving, a lot of fights and great nights. It’s Orwellian in its frank... more...

  • The Face of the Otherby Clara A. B. Joseph

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2016; US$ 9.00

    An evocative and thought-provoking collection of poetry that reveals more with each reading. Clara Joseph covers a wide range of themes and ideas whilst tying them all together under the recurring image of the face, seen from many different angles and in different guises. more...

  • Odesby Sharon Olds

    Random House 2016; US$ 16.91

    Opening with a powerful and tender ?Ode to the Hymen?, Sharon Olds uses this age-old poetic form to address many aspects of herself, in a collection that is centred around the female body and female pleasures, and touches along the way on parts of her own story which will be familiar from earlier works, each episode and memory now burnished by the... more...

  • The Odysseyby Homer; T. E. Lawrence

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 1.29

    Homer's great epic, The Odyssey, is perhaps Western literature's first adventure story, and certainly remains one of its finest. It describes King Odysseus of Ithaca's epic, ten-year quest to return home after the Trojan War. He encounters giants, sorceresses, sea-monsters and sirens, while his wife Penelope is forced to resist the suitors who besiege... more...