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Earth Songs, Moon Dreams

by Patricia Janis Broder

Earth Songs, Moon Dreams: Paintings by American Indian Women is a celebration of the contributions of Native American women to America's cultural heritage. Focusing on both traditional and modern art and offering...


The Tragic Idea

by Vassilis Lambropoulos, Paul Cartledge & Susanna Morton Braund

We attribute a tragic quality to many things - works, experiences, values, events - but we forget how modern this idea is. This book traces the rise of the tragic idea from early Romanticism to late Modernism....


The Butcher Shop

by Jean Devanny

The Butcher Shop first appeared in 1926. Despite big overseas sales it was banned in New Zealand and later Australia for being disgusting, indecent and communistic – in other words for promoting revolutionary...


Passport to Hell

by Robin Hyde

When journalist Robin Hyde researched and published in 1931 an article on life in Mt Eden gaol, her description of prison life was so convincing that the authorities ransacked records for information on convict...


Fronto: Selected Letters

by Caillan Davenport & Jennifer Manley

M. Cornelius Fronto was a Roman senator from North Africa, and the foremost Latin orator and legal advocate of the mid-second century A.D. Fronto�s talent and fame led to his appointment as tutor to Marcus...


The Penguin Book of Modern Indian Short Stories

by Stephen Alter & Wimal Dissanayake

Twenty classic short stories from master writers across the country This superb collection contains some of the best Indian short stories written in the last fifty years, both in English and in the regional...


Poems Containing History: Twentieth-Century American Poetry's Engagement with the Past

by Gary Grieve-Carlson

Poems Containing History: Twentieth-Century American Poetry’s Engagement with the Past, by Gary Grieve-Carlson, argues that twentieth-century American poetry has “contained” and helped its readers to think...


Sacred Monsters

by Edmund White

More than 20 essays-none previously published in book form-by the National Book Critics Circle finalist and author John Irving calls "one of the best writers of my generation." Edmund White is one of our most...


Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems, 1990 to 2013

by Bj Ward

BJ Ward, an award-winning poet whose poetry and essays have been featured on National Public Radio and in publications such as The Sun Magazine, TriQuarterly, The Literary Review, and the New York Times, has...


For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Still Not Enough

by Keith Boykin

New York Times bestselling author and CNBC commenter Keith Boykin expands on the "It Gets Better" project by bringing together 25 essays by men of color on the topic of surviving growing up gay. In 1974, playwright...


The Way and Its Power: A Study of the Tao Te Ching and Its Place in Chinese Thought

by The Arthur Waley Estate & Arthur Waley

First published in 1934.

Unlike previous translations, this translation of Lao Tzu's Tao Tê Ching is based not on the medieval commentaries but on a close study of the whole of early Chinese literature.


The Opium War Through Chinese Eyes

by The Arthur Waley Estate & Arthur Waley

First published in 1958.

This volume translates and places in the appropriate historical context a number of private documents, such as diaries, autobiographies and confessions, which explain what the Opium...


The Real Tripitaka: And Other Pieces

by The Arthur Waley Estate & Arthur Waley

First published in 1952.

The Real Tripitaka gives an account of the seventh century pilgrim's adventures, spiritual and material, both in India and after his return to China. In addition the book contains an...


Tracts and Pamphlets by Richard Steele

by Rae Blanchard

First Published in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Broken Book

by Fiona Farrell

A mix of poetry and prose, this compilation by New Zealand’s Fiona Ferrell is simultaneously a memoir, a meandering travel book, and a poetry collection. Demonstrating how a natural disaster can turn a life...


Amiri Baraka and Edward Dorn: The Collected Letters

by Claudia Moreno Pisano

The letters of Amiri Baraka and Edward Dorn offer a vivid picture of American lives connecting around poetry during a tumultuous time of change and immense creativity.


Anatomy of Restlessness: Selected Writings 1969-1989

by Bruce Chatwin

Although he is best known for his luminous reports from the farthest-flung corners of the earth, Bruce Chatwin possessed a literary sensibility that reached beyond the travel narrative to span a world of topics—from...


Jill

by Amy Dillwyn & Kirsti Bohata

Jill is the story of an unconventional heroine – a gentlewoman who disguises herself as a maid and runs away to London in search of adventure after her mother dies and her father is pursued by a Victorian gold-digger....


Trinity Tales: Trinity College Dublin in the Eighties

by Katy McGuinness

Dublin’s Trinity College in the ????s was a haven of intellect and swagger in the recession-swept island of Ireland. Within its confines, students imbued with the future teetered on the brink of independence....


The Adding Machine

by William S. Burroughs

"Sheer pleasure. . . . Wonderfully entertaining."—Chicago Sun-Times

Acclaimed by Norman Mailer more than twenty years ago as "possibly the only American writer of genius," William S. Burroughs has produced a...