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- BOA Editions Ltd. 2015; US$ 9.99
Nickole Brown grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and Deerfield Beach, Florida. Her books include her debut, Sister , a novel-in-poems published by Red Hen Press in 2007, and an anthology, Air Fare , which she co-edited with Judith Taylor. She received her MFA from The Vermont College of Fine Arts, studied literature at Oxford University as an English... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Gregory O?Brien is an award-winning writer, a painter, a literary critic, and an art curator. He is the author of several books, including Beauties of the Octagonal Pool , A Micronaut in the Wide World: The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy , and Welcome to the South Seas and Back and Beyond . more...
- Coffee House Press 2015; US$ 12.99
Ron Padgett grew up in Oklahoma and has lived mostly in New York City since he went there in 1960 to attend Columbia, with stays in Paris, South Carolina, and Vermont. Although a memoirist and translator, most of his writing since 1957 has been poetry. He is a happy grandfather. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
This book offers a timely discussion about the interventions and tensions between two contested and contentious fields, performance and phenomenology, with international case studies that map an emerging 21 st century terrain of critical and performance practice. Building on the foundational texts of both fields that established the performativity... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95
Julie Carr ?s first collection of poetry, Mead: An Epithalamion , was the winner of the University of Georgia Contemporary Poetry Prize. Her other collections include Sarah?of Fragments and Lines , a National Poetry Series winner; 100 Notes on Violence , winner of the 2009 Sawtooth Poetry Prize; Equivocal ; and Rag. Jeffrey C. Robinson is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.95
This book presents an innovative format for poetry criticism that its authors call "dialogical poetics." This approach shows that readings of poems, which in academic literary criticism often look like a product of settled knowledge, are in reality a continual negotiation between readers. But Derek Attridge and Henry Staten agree to rein in their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95
The edge of irony, says Linda Hutcheon, is always a social and political edge. Irony depends upon interpretation; it happens in the tricky, unpredictable space between expression and understanding. Irony's Edge is a fascinating, compulsively readable study of the myriad forms and the effects of irony. It sets out, for the first time, a sustained,... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2004; US$ 14.95
Nationally syndicated talk-radio host and noted film critic Michael Medved has taken an extraordinary journey from liberal activist to outspoken conservative. Along the way he has earned millions of admirers?and more than his share of enemies?by advancing controversial, often counterintuitive arguments, including: ? Liberals love losing because it... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.95
The most curious, funny, insightful, and expressive invectives from more than forty languages-fully illustrated, you miserable misokakku. "Misokkasu": Scum of soya paste. (Japanese) "Tu es um borra-battos.": You s**t in your own boots. (Portugese) "Like a fart in a trance.": A dreamy person who seems at a loss what to do. (Scottish) "A pies ci morde... more...