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Escape and Other Essays

by Arthur Christopher Benson

Though he struggled with crippling mental illness for much of his adult life, English poet and essayist Arthur Christopher Benson still managed to produce a vast body of work spanning a number of genres. This...


Essays

by Arthur Christopher Benson

British writer and educator Arthur Christopher Benson possessed a wide-ranging intellect and published prodigiously throughout his entire life. This eclectic selection of his most popular essays runs the gamut...


From a College Window

by Arthur Christopher Benson

Throughout his life, poet and essayist Arthur Christopher Benson also worked as an educator and school administrator. This collection of essays presents Benson's views on topics ranging from art to the aging...


Realm of Unknowing: Meditations on Art, Suicide, and Other Transformations

by Mark Rudman

Powerful meditations on the nature and limits of human understanding.


Latin Literature of the Fourth Century (Routledge Revivals)

by J. W. Binns

This volume, offering an insight into the literary world of Rome in the fourth century AD, reflects an increased interest in the writers of the 150 years before the collapse of the Western Empire, who have long...


Cross Worlds: Transcultural Poetics: An Anthology

by Anne Waldman & Laura Wright

Cross Worlds engages cultural hybrids, trans-cultural alliances and associations, and the vital practice of poets working across borders.


The Herald Years

by Jack Webster

Jack Webster is one of the most popular journalists writing in Scotland today. Voted Newspaper Columnist of the Year in 1996, his weekly columns in The Herald have won him a huge and loyal audience throughout...


Webster's World: Columns from The Herald 1985-97

by Jack Webster

For over a decade, Jack Webster’s weekly columns in The Herald have delighted his many loyal readers throughout Scotland. Following on from the success of his best-selling Herald Years, this new collection...


SUBTLY WORDED AND OTHER STORIES

by Teffi, Robert Chandler & Anne Marie Jackson

A selection of the finest stories by this female Chekhov

Teffi's genius with the short form made her a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia, beloved by Tsar Nicholas II and Vladimir Lenin alike. These stories,...


You Animal Machine (The Golden Greek)

by Eleni Sikelianos

A memoir of Melena, five-times married, mother, burlesque dancer, and "the hardest-assed woman to ever eat wood and bite nails."


The Professor and Other Writings

by Terry Castle

From one of America's most brilliant critics and cultural commentators comes a long-awaited collection of penetrating autobiographical essays and a riveting short memoir, novelistic in style and ambition, about...


Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson

by Robert Louis Stevenson

G. K. Chesterton said of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins." This collection of Stevenson's essays includes:...


An Englishman Looks at the World

by H. G. Wells

Today, the name H. G. Wells is synonymous with the genre of science fiction, and Wells is best remembered as the creator of masterpieces such as The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and The Island of Doctor...


U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses from Washington to Obama

by Various

A collection of US inauguration speeches from Washington to Obama. At the beginning of a term each new President of the United States delivers their inauguration speech to the nation. Here in one volume are...


Essays and Lectures

by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900) is remembered best for his sharp wit, his comedic plays and for his contribution to aestheticism and decadence. In this collection of essays, however, Wilde writes predominantly on...


Essays on Life by Thomas Mitchell, Farmer

by Thomas Mitchell & Allan Cameron

Just before the First World War destroyed a generation and divided Europe for almost a century, a farmer in a remote part of Aberdeenshire sat down at the age for forty-three to write his thoughts on how to...


Things Written Randomly in Doubt

by Allan Cameron

A work in three parts, Things Written starts with aphorisms in “How Not to Be a Ruminant”, shifts to essays in “Weights and Counterweights”, and concludes with poetry in “By the Metre”. Some arguments...


Journeys to the Underworld

by Fiona Pitt-Kethley

In her quest for the Sibyl in various locations in classical Italy, the author learns as much about casual sex and the concupiscence of the continental male as she does about the glory of antiquity. 'As a caculatedly...


The Matters of Life, Death, and More

by Aleksandar Hemon

"The genius of Aleksandar Hemon’s prose is a well-established, universally acknowledged fact. But his ability to read a soccer match—to really, deeply understand it—will strike readers with the force of...


What I Would Tell Her

by Andrea N. Richesin

In this surprisingly vulnerable collection, twenty-eight talented fathers explore the complex, enigmatic bond they have with their daughters. These endearing, often funny and sometimes heartbreaking stories...