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- The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 16.99
?Love is my nature and I've paid the price.' In a Town of Five Thousand People, Frank McGuinness's fifth collection, demonstrates again the energy and intensity' Peter Denman noted in Poetry Ireland Review. The scathing invective of The Town Next to Us', a series of loving elegies for artists and actors and a record of struggles with religious ties... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.99
One of Sir Walter Scott's most celebrated and accessible works, The Lay of the Last Minstrel was a huge publishing phenomenon when it first appeared in 1802, with six editions appearing in three years years and sales of 27,000 in a decade. Its impact on Border tourism was vast, as countless people, moved by Scott's evocative description of the moonlit... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set complements the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995. more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.99
By the time of his death in January 1996, Norman MacCaig was known widely as the grand old man of Scottish poetry, honoured by an OBE and the Queen's Medal for Poetry. This book is a celebration of MacCaig's life - 2010 is the hundredth anniversary of his birth - and it features 100 of his best poems, edited by his son Ewen. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 23.90
- Die unmittelbare Begegnung mit der Epoche: Umgang mit Originalen, Verstehen und Missverstehen frühneuzeitlicher Dokumente - Der vermittelte Zugang zur Epoche: Epochenbegriff und Epochengrenzen, Forschungs- und Wirkungsgeschichte - Der frühneuzeitliche Literaturbegriff: Text und Intertextualität, Rhetorik und Schreibpraxis, Autor und Medien, Gattungen... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2013; US$ 19.99
In 1971 Erin Pizzey set up the world s first refuge for battered women and their children. 40 years later, she describes the battles she was forced to fight: against the establishment, the church, the courts, and not least, the women s movement. She also describes her own troubled childhood, her discovery of feminism and her political activism, including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Long overshadowed by her more widely read and reprinted son Anthony, Frances Trollope is almost exclusively remembered for her travel writing and especially for the notoriously controversial Domestic Manners of the Americans . Her impressively prolific career as a writer, however, covered and transgressed several genres, and spanned the early 1830s... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2008; US$ 23.33
A Family History of Smoking is a compelling memoir about two European families living through the last gasps of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. From great-grandfather David, who saw his family's fortunes decline with the gradual rise of anti-Semitism, to the ultra-modern, glamorous mother who held her family together through World War II, Andrew Riemer... more...
- The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 14.99
Writing in Poetry Review Roddy Lumsden found cause to praise David Wheatley's wilfully impressive form and rampaging vocabulary', while in the TLS Peter Reading commended his technical resources as an unobtrusive pleasure to read'. A Nest on the Waves, taking its title from the folk belief that petrels lay their eggs at sea, ruminates on themes of... more...