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  • Fall In, Ghostsby Edmund Blunden; Robyn Marsack

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 21.80

    Edmund Blunden (1896–1974) moved among the ghosts of the Great War every day of his long life, having survived the battles of Ypres and the Somme. His classic prose memoir, Undertones of War, and his early edition of Wilfred Owen?s poems were just two examples of the ways in which he sought to convey his war experience, and to keep faith with his... more...

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, New Editionby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 54.00

    Presents a collection of critical essays about the works of the British author, focusing on her famous novel, "Frankenstein." more...

  • Lyrical Ballads 1798by William Wordsworth

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    Lyrical Ballads was written under the joint collaboration of Wordsworth and Coleridge. It is believed to mark the foundation of the Romantic Movement in literature. The poets have picturesquely described the beauty of nature in detail. Imagination was a powerful force behind these poems. The poetic pieces profoundly effect and form a relation between... more...

  • J.O. Francis, realist drama and ethicsby Alyce von Rothkirch

    University of Wales Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    Developing an ethical literary theory of place, this book rediscovers and re-evaluates the work of the Welsh dramatist J. O. Francis, placing his work within the context of the vibrant amateur dramatic scene of the early twentieth century. more...

  • The Epistolary Momentby William C. Dowling

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The eighteenth-century verse epistle, argues William Dowling, was an attempt to solve in literary terms the dilemma of solipsism as raised by Locke and Hume. The focus of The Epistolary Moment is on internal audience in poetry--the audience "inside" the poem, created by its discourse and belonging to its world--as this divides in epistolary poetry... more...

  • Romanticism and the Forms of Ruinby Thomas McFarland

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 59.00

    Despite their hopeful aspirations to wholeness in life and spirit, Thomas McFarland contends, the Romantics were ruins amidst ruins," fragments of human existence in a disintegrating world. Focusing on Wordsworth and Coleridge, Professor McFarland shows how this was true not only for each of these Romantics in particular but also for Romanticism in... more...

  • Women Writers and Poetic Identityby Margaret Homans

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 34.00

    How does the consciousness of being a woman affect the workings of the poetic imagination? With this question Margaret Homans introduces her study of three nineteenth-century women poets and their response to a literary tradition that defines the poet as male. Her answer suggests why there were so few great women poets in an age when most of the great... more...

  • Miss Louby Mervyn Morris

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 11.99

    The career of Louise Bennett ('Miss Lou') is an essential component in any reckoning of Jamaican culture. This book offers a brief account of her life (1919-2006): a story of challenges and blessings, of a journey towards national and international acclaim. It draws on a variety of sources, including interviews, archives, academic theses, documentary... more...

  • Ovid, Orpheus und Eurydikeby Katja Schlingmeyer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 13.42

    Der Mythos um Orpheus und Eurydike ist einer der eindrucksvollsten der Literaturgeschichte und berührt die Menschen noch heute. Vielfältiges und teilweise spielerisches Material zu Übersetzung und Interpretation zielt darauf ab, die Schülerinnen und Schüler gemäß ihrem eigenen Arbeitstempo und ihren individuellen Fähigkeiten zu fördern und zu fordern.... more...

  • An Englishman Looks at the Worldby H. G. Wells

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Today, the name H. G. Wells is synonymous with the genre of science fiction, and Wells is best remembered as the creator of masterpieces such as The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and The Island of Doctor Moreau. However, the prolific thinker and writer worked in many genres, and he was regarded as an important voice in social and political thought... more...