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Fast Talker

by David Eggleton

This dynamic poetry collection combines punchy political and social awareness with tender observations of everyday life. Embracing a wide variety of subjects, these poems constantly shift in tone and rhythm,...


Collected Stories

by Maurice Duggan

Maurice Duggan's Collected Stories is a powerful collection of short stories from one of New Zealand's finest writers of the genre. Duggan's lyrical power and exceptional style come to the fore in these brilliant...


Brief Lives

by Chris Price

Bold and original, this collection is a genre-busting sequence of poetry and prose that confronts the place where mortality meets creativity. Using discontinuous narrative and alphabetical order, the author...


Poel, Granville Barker, Guthrie, Wanamaker: Great Shakespeareans: Volume XV

by Cary M. Mazer

Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally....


Welles, Kurosawa, Kozintsev, Zeffirelli: Great Shakespeareans: Volume XVII

by Courtney Lehmann, Marguerite Rippy & Mark Thornton Burnett

Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally....


Hugo, Pasternak, Brecht, C Saire: Great Shakespeareans: Volume XIV

by Ruth Morse

Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally....


Brilliant Adventures

by Alistair McDowall

Nineteen-year-old science genius Luke finally has some peace to work on the extraordinary box in his living room, holed up in a dingy flat on a near-abandoned Middlesbrough housing estate.

After his unbalanced...


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...


Eliot's Objective Correlative: Tradition or Individual Talent? Contributions to the History of a Topos

by Flemming Olsen

Eliot’s dictum about the objective correlative has often been quoted but rarely analysed. This book traces the maxim to some of its sources and places it in a contemporary context. Eliot agreed with Locke...


Ernest Fenollosa Ars poetica or The Roots of Poetic Creation?: The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry

by Flemming Olsen

The first decade of the 20th century witnessed a calling into question of some of the central positions held by the late 19th century Positivists. There was a shift of paradigm in science as well as art, as...


Reinventing the Sublime: Post-Romantic Literature and Theory

by Steven Vine

Reinventing the Sublime looks at the return of the sublime in postmodernity, and at intimations of a ‘post-Romantic’ sublime in Romanticism itself. The sublime is explored as a discourse of ‘invention’...


Reaping The Whirlwind

by K M de Silva

A critical analysis of the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka In the eighties, Sri Lanka, once considered the ‘model’ colony, was torn apart by ethnic strife between the predominantly Buddhist Sinhalas, constituting...


A Fine Family

by Gurcharan Das

This majestic novel by the author of India Unbound is the extraordinary chronicle, rich in passion and incident, of a Punjabi family that is uprooted from its settled existence in Lyallpur by the violence of...


Deaths in Venice: The Cases of Gustav von Aschenbach

by Philip Kitcher

Published in 1913, Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice is one of the most widely read novellas in any language. In the 1970s, Benjamin Britten adapted it into an opera, and Lucchino Visconti turned it into a successful...


The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

by Martin Breaugh

How do people excluded from political life achieve political agency? Through a series of historical events that have been mostly overlooked by political theorists, Martin Breaugh identifies fleeting yet decisive...


Delhi Is Not Far

by Ruskin Bond

One of the best storytellers of contemporary India' "Tribune Momentous things happen elsewhere, in the big cities of Nehru's India. In dull and dusty Pipalnagar, each day is like another, and -there is not exactly...


A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity

by Paul Christesen & Donald G. Kyle

A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity presents a series of essays that apply a socio-historical perspective to myriad aspects of ancient sport and spectacle.

  • Covers the Bronze Age to...


Conversations with Edna O'Brien

by Alice Hughes Kersnowski

"Who's Afraid of Edna O'Brien?" asks an early interviewer in Conversations with Edna O'Brien. With over fifty years of published novels, biographies, plays, telecasts, short stories, and more, it is hard not...


Hemingway, Race, and Art: Bloodlines and the Color Line

by Marc Kevin Dudley

William Faulkner has long been considered the great racial interrogator of the early-twentieth-century South. In Hemingway, Race, and Art, author Marc Kevin Dudley suggests that Ernest Hemingway not only shared...


Women Making Shakespeare: Text, Reception and Performance

by Gordon McMullan, Lena Cowen Orlin & Virginia Mason Vaughan

Women Making Shakespeare presents a series of 20-25 short essays that draw on a variety of resources, including interviews with directors, actors, and other performance practitioners, to explore the place (or...