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The Government of the Tongue

by Seamus Heaney

In his volume of critical essays The Government of the Tongue, Seamus Heaney scrutinizes the poetry of many masterful poets. Throughout the collection, Heaney's gifts as a wise and genial reader are exercised...


Sex and the River Styx

by Edward Hoagland & Howard Frank Mosher

Called the best essayist of his time by luminaries like Philip Roth, John Updike, and Edward Abbey, Edward Hoagland brings readers his ultimate collection. In Sex and the River Styx, the author's sharp eye and...


Into the Story: A Writer's Journey Through Life, Politics, Sports and Loss

by David Maraniss

INTO THE STORY is the first collection of the work of David Maraniss, one of the most honored and versatile writers of his generation. The thirty-two stories here cover a rich array of topics, ranging from seminal...


Salman Rushdie in the Cultural Marketplace

by Ana Cristina Mendes

Taking up the roles that Salman Rushdie has assumed as a cultural broker, gatekeeper and mediator in various spheres of public production, Ana Cristina Mendes argues that how a postcolonial author becomes personally...


China's Diplomacy in Eastern and Southern Africa

by Seifudein Adem

In contemporary discourse on China-Africa relations, there are three differing perspectives. On one hand Sino-pessimists view China as a giant, feeding on Africa's resources to fuel its own industrialization....


The Roberto Gerhard Companion

by Monty Adkins & Michael Russ

The essays collected here explore themes and trends within Gerhard's work and comprise the first full length scholarly work on this composer. Among the themes presented is the way Gerhard's work was shaped by...


Euro-Mediterranean Relations after the Arab Spring: Persistence in Times of Change

by Jakob Horst & Annette Jünemann

The 'Arab Spring' triggered paradigmatic shifts but, despite these changes, much in the Euro-Mediterranean region remains the same. Utilising 'Logics of Action', an innovative theoretical framework designed...


Sculpture Collections in Early Modern Spain

by Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio & Rosario Coppel

Firmly grounded in archival research, Sculpture Collections in Early Modern Spain transforms our knowledge regarding the presence of sculpture in the country during the period, which until now has been erroneously...


Best of Books by the Bed #1: What Writers Are Reading Before Lights Out

by Olsen Cheryl & Olsen Eric

Twenty-five writers divulge the special books-all 250 of them-occupying the prime real estate next to their beds: how they got there, what makes them stand out, what longings they fulfill. Along the way, the...


Conversations with Stanley Kunitz

by Kent P. Ljungquist

"He again tops the crowd--he surpasses himself, the old iron brought to the white heat of simplicity." That's what Robert Lowell said of the poetry of Stanley Kunitz (1905-2006) and his evolving artistry. The...


The Correspondence of Henry D. Thoreau: Volume 1: 1834 - 1848: Volume 1: 1834 - 1848

by Henry D. Thoreau & Robert N. Hudspeth

This is the inaugural volume in the first full-scale scholarly edition of Thoreau's correspondence in more than half a century. When completed, the edition's three volumes will include every extant letter written...


Penned In: A collection of Literary creations from both sides of the fence

by Andrea P L Winterbottom, I.M. GreNada & Peter Williams

"Penned In" is a literary jewel with poems and stories from voices on both sides of the fence. Creative writing teachers, volunteer teachers and inmates at a medium-security Fraser Valley correctional institute...


Dunedin: The City in Literature

by Christine Johnston

This rich collection is a delight from beginning to end and will satisfy the most demanding reader.


Auckland: The City in Literature

by Witi Ihimaera

Witi Ihimaera has skilfully constructed a literary map of the City of Sails: whether you are a tourist or a resident, an enjoyable journey is guaranteed.


Christchurch: The City in Literature

by Anna Rogers

For this wide-ranging anthology, Anna Rogers has selected poetry, prose and fiction that both celebrates and gently satirises the city on the Avon.


Wellington: The City in Literature

by Kate Camp

In this impressive collection of short stories, poetry and extracts from novels and memoirs, Kate Camp captures the character of a unique city. Wellington is 'like a beautiful, moody lover,' Kate Camp says in...


World of Our Own and other stories

by Hilda Twongyeirwe

This short story collection is the outcome of the writing residency for African women writers held in Jinja, Uganda, in January 2011. Writers from across English-speaking Africa contribute stories as diverse...


Writing Lives

by Irene Staunton

Writing Lives, a collection of short stories, featuring Lawrence Hoba, Tendai Huchu, Tendai Machingaidze, Nevanji Madanhire, Daniel Mandishona, Christopher Mlalazi, Blessing Musariri, Chiedza Musengezi, Sekai...


The A-Z of Limericks : 501 Personalized Rhymes

by Trevor P. Morley

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The A-Z of Limericks is a whimsical collection of 501 individual five-line rhymes composed by first-time author Trevor P. Morley. Taking his inspiration from a style of limerick that was originally...


The Narrative Mediterranean: Beyond France and the Maghreb

by Claudia Esposito

The Narrative Mediterranean: Beyond France and the Maghreb examines literary texts by writers from the Maghreb and positions them in direct relation to increasingly querulous debates on the shifting identity...