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Judy The Girl With The Tangley Hair

by Miryam Tamar & Martha Golden

Judy is a self-conscious girl who wishes for a friend who will not make fun of her tangley hair. Join Judy as she meets new friends and journey with them on their adventurous quests. This is the first book in...


William Cobbett, Romanticism and the Enlightenment: Contexts and Legacy

by James Grande & John Stevenson

Cobbett was one of the greatest journalists of his day. Following a career in the British army he began writing as the loyalist 'Peter Porcupine' in the United States, defending all things British against the...


The Arresting Eye: Race and the Anxiety of Detection

by Jinny Huh

In her reading of detective fiction and passing narratives from the end of the nineteenth century forward, Jinny Huh investigates anxieties about race and detection. Adopting an interdisciplinary and comparative...


AQA GCSE English Language Grades 5-9 Student's Book

by Hachette UK

Target grade improvement at every level and enable each and every student to fulfil their potential by boosting the knowledge and skills they need to understand the demands of the new AQA GCSE English Language...


AQA GCSE English Language Grades 1-5 Student's Book

by Hachette UK

AQA GCSE English Language delivers more support in understanding and preparing for the new question types and exam-paper structure than any other course, coaching your students to their all-important Grade 5....


The Fall out of Redemption: Writing and Thinking Beyond Salvation in Baudelaire, Cioran, Fondane, Agamben, and Nancy

by Joseph Acquisto

Joseph Acquisto examines literary writers and critical theorists who employ theological frameworks, but who divorce that framework from questions of belief and thereby remove the doctrine of salvation from their...


The Real Peter Pan: The Tragic Life of Michael Llewelyn Davies

by Piers Dudgeon

His elder brother Peter may have been more aptly named for the part, but it was Michael, the fourth son of Sylvia and Arthur Llewelyn Davies, who was the original ‘little half-and-half’ – the half-human,...


A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World

by Rubina Raja & Jörg Rüpke

A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World presents a comprehensive overview of a wide range of topics relating to the practices, expressions, and interactions of religion in antiquity,...


A Solemn Pleasure: To Imagine, Witness, and Write

by Melissa Pritchard & Bret Anthony Johnston

Reflections on a literary life pulled in two directions: from war zone journalism to the writing and teaching of fiction.


Achebe and Friends at Umuahia

by Terri Ochiagha

This is the first in-depth scholarly study of the literary awakening of the young intellectuals who became known as Nigeria's "first-generation" writers in the post-colonial period. Terri Ochiagha's research...


A Companion to Julian of Norwich

by Liz Herbert McAvoy

Julian of Norwich, the fourteenth/early fifteenth-century anchoress and mystic, is one of the most important and best-known figures of the Middle Ages. Her Revelations, intense visions of the divine, have been...


How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History's Greatest Poem

by Rod Dreher

The opening lines of The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri launched Rod Dreher on a journey that rescued him from exile and saved his life. Dreher found that the medieval poem offered him a surprisingly practical...


The Nearest Thing to Life

by James Wood

On the meaning of fiction


Anthropocene Fictions: The Novel in a Time of Climate Change

by Adam Trexler

Since the Industrial Revolution, humans have transformed the Earth's atmosphere, committing our planet to more extreme weather, rising sea levels, melting polar ice caps, and mass extinction. This period of...


Rethinking African Cultural Production

by Kenneth W. Harrow & Frieda Ekotto

Frieda Ekotto, Kenneth W. Harrow, and an international group of scholars set forth new understandings of the conditions of contemporary African cultural production in this forward-looking volume. Arguing that...


Cervantes' "Don Quixote"

by Roberto González Echevarría

The novel Don Quixote, written in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, is widely considered to be one of the greatest fictional works in the entire canon of Western...


Young Eliot

by Robert Crawford

A groundbreaking new biography of one of the twentieth century's most important poets

On the fiftieth anniversary of the death of T. S. Eliot, the award-winning biographer Robert Crawford presents us with the...


Bukowski For Beginners

by Carlos Polimeni & Miguel Rep

Charles Bukowski, poet, novelist, short-story writer, journalist, and cult figure of the dissident and rebellious was born in Germany in 1920 and died in the USA in 1994. During his life he was hailed as "laureate...


What Is Found There: Notebooks on Poetry and Politics (Expanded Edition)

by Adrienne Rich

America's enduring poet of conscience reflects on the proven and potential role of poetry in contemporary politics and life. Through journals, letters, dreams, and close readings of the work of many poets, Adrienne...


Aestheticism and the Marriage Market in Victorian Popular Fiction: The Art of Female Beauty

by Kirby-Jane Hallum

Based on close readings of five Victorian novels, Hallum presents an original study of the interaction between popular fiction, the marriage market and the aesthetic movement. She uses the texts to trace the...