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  • English Romantic Poetsby M. H. Abrams

    Oxford University Press 1975; US$ 39.99

    This highly acclaimed volume contains thirty essays by such leading literary critics as A.O. Lovejoy, Lionel Trilling, C.S. Lewis, F.R. Leavis, Northrop Frye, Harold Bloom, Geoffrey Hartman, Jonathan Wordsworth, and Jack Stillinger. Covering the major poems by each of the important Romantic poets, the contributors present many significant perspectives... more...

  • New Selected Poemsby Dannie Abse

    Random House 2010; US$ 18.32

    The year 2009 marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of Dannie Abse's first poetry collection, After Every Green Thing , and since that time he has published an astonishing range of books, including poetry, fiction, criticism and autobiography. He remains a writer of great distinction who is at the height of his powers - his memoir, The Presence... more...

  • Two for Joyby Dannie Abse

    Random House 2010; US$ 28.19

    Dannie and Joan Abse had been married for more than fifty years when she was killed in a car crash in 2005. After her death he wrote his extraordinary memoir of loss, The Presence , which was the Wales Book of the Year in 2008. In contrast, much of this new collection is a delightful celebration. In it Dannie Abse returns to their marriage through... more...

  • Paganini's Ghostby Paul Adam

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 6.79

    "Paul Adam takes you to the high Himalayas of Tibet where few novelists or readers have gone before…. A master storyteller."—Nelson DeMille more...

  • Forest Gateby Peter Akinti

    Random House 2009; US$ 18.32

    In a community where poverty is kept close and passed from one generation to the next, two teenage boys, best friends Ashvin and James, stand on top of twin tower blocks. Facing each other across the abyss of London's urban sprawl, they say their goodbyes in the final stages of a suicide pact. The boys jump together, each with a rope around his neck.... more...

  • God the Artist and Other Poemsby Oke Akombi

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 18.00

    God the Artist and Other Poems is a work of art that resonates with the people of Cameroon, Africa and the world. The collection of over seventy poems celebrates humanity and human beauty. At the same time the poems remind humanity of and castigate its shortcomings. more...

  • Unnatural Narratives - Unnatural Narratologyby Jan Alber; Rüdiger Heinze

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    The linguae& litterae series, edited by Peter Auer, Gesa von Essen and Werner Frick, documents the research activities of the School of Languageand Literature of the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS). These research activities in literary studies and linguistics are characterized by an approach that is theoretically... more...

  • Shaw, Plato, and Euripidesby Sidney P Albert

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95

    Ever since its 1905 premiere on the London stage, Bernard Shaw's controversial drama Major Barbara has proved puzzling to audiences and critics alike. More than a century later there is still wide critical disagreement about the play's meaning and the ideas it engenders. Sidney Albert’s groundbreaking new book provides a daring and novel... more...

  • A Concise Companion to Postwar British and Irish Poetryby Nigel Alderman; C. D. Blanton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 53.95 US$ 48.56

    This volume introduces students to the most important figures, movements and trends in post-war British and Irish poetry. An historical overview and critical introduction to the poetry published in Britain and Ireland over the last half-century Introduces students to figures including Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, and Andrew Motion... more...

  • Terry Eagletonby David Alderson

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 32.30

    This is the first book-length account of the foremost marxist cultural theorist of our time. Alderson provides detailed discussions of Eagleton's marxism and his engagements with postmodernism, as well as an evaluation of his interventions in Irish Studies. The complex relations between nature, culture and ideology, body, subjectivity and authority... more...