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  • Zong!by M. NourbeSe Philip; Setaey Adamu Boateng

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    A haunting lifeline between archive and memory, law and poetry more...

  • The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley, 1975?2005by Robert Creeley

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    This definitive collection showcases thirty years of work by one of the most significant American poets of the twentieth century, bringing together verse that originally appeared in eight acclaimed books of poetry ranging from Hello: A Journal (1978) to Life & Death (1998) and If I were writing this (2003). Robert Creeley, who was involved with... more...

  • Poet's Proseby Stephen Fredman; Albert Gelpi

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    Poet's Prose is the first scholarly work devoted exclusively to American prose poetry and has been recognised as a pioneering study in contemporary American poetry. Many recent American poets have been writing prose; Fredman has set out to determine why and what it means. Three central works of American poets' prose are discussed in detail: William... more...

  • Shakespeare Survey: Volume 64, Shakespeare as Cultural Catalystby Peter Holland

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    The theme for Shakespeare Survey 64 is 'Shakespeare as Cultural Catalyst'. more...

  • Pindar's Poetics of Immortalityby Asya C. Sigelman

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    Offers a new approach to Pindar's victory odes by focusing on their poetic aim of immortalization. more...

  • The Lays of Marie de Franceby Marie de France; Edward Gallagher

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 11.50

    This edition includes Edward Gallagher's prose translations of The Lays of Marie de France ; a general introduction; a map; commentaries on the lays; two anonymous Breton lays— The Lay of Melion and The Lay of Tyolet ; a glossary of proper names; a glossary of specialized terms; and an appendix of selected texts in the Old French, including... more...

  • New and Selected Poems, Volume Oneby Mary Oliver

    Beacon Press 2013; US$ 18.00

    When  New and Selected Poems, Volume One  was originally published in 1992, Mary Oliver was awarded the National Book Award. In the fourteen years since its initial appearance it has become one of the best-selling volumes of poetry in the country. This collection features thirty poems published only in this volume as well as selections from the poet's... more...

  • Troilus and Criseydeby Geoffrey Chaucer; Barry Windeatt

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.01

    Chaucer's masterpiece and one of the greatest narrative poems in English, the story of the lovers Troilus and Criseyde is renowned for its deep humanity and penetrating psychological insight.This new translation into modern English by a major Chaucerian scholar includes an index of the names relating to the Trojan War and an Index of Proverbs. more...

  • Satire, Lies and Politicsby Conal Condren

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 186.00

    This, the first full ANALYSIS of Arbuthnot's Art of Political lying (1712), argues that the work is a commentary on long-standing themes of debate in science, rhetoric and philosophy and should be seen as a seminal satire standing in opposition to the practice of Swift and Pope. Rather than simply condemning dishonesty, Arbuthnot raises serious questions... more...

  • Confessionsby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Patrick Coleman; Angela Scholar

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    No one can write a man's life except himself.' In his Confessions Jean-Jacques Rousseau tells the story of his life, from the formative experience of his humble childhood in Geneva, through the achievement of international fame as novelist and philosopher in Paris, to his wanderings as an exile, persecuted by governments and alienated from... more...