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Selected Works Early Modern and Modern Greek Library 4
ISBN: HB: 9780983532248, Harvard University Press, December 2020
176 pp., 20.3x13.5 cm
Writers and scholars from the early nineteenth century to the present day have never ceased to be intrigued by the life and work of Konstantinos Kaisarios Dapontes (1713-1784), a curious and captivating individual who left a lasting mark on the cultu...
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£28,95
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Singer of Tales Third Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780674975736, Harvard University Press, December 2020
350 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone
First published in 1960, Albert B. Lord's "The Singer of Tales" remains the fundamental study of the distinctive techniques and aesthetics of oral epic poetry. Based upon pathbreaking fieldwork conducted in the 1930s and 1950s among oral epic singers...
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£19,95
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Birdsong on Mars
ISBN: PB: 9781784109752, Carcanet, August 2020
128 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
The fifth Carcanet collection from the man behind Stand magazine and Northern House books explores displacement and growing older.
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£11,99
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FURY
ISBN: PB: 9781784109905, Carcanet, August 2020
144 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
The sixth Carcanet collection from Ted Hughes Award-winner and creator of the popular "Writing Challenges" literature podcast, this is Morley's most political work yet. He gives imaginative voice to the natural world and those silenced or overlooked,...
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£12,99
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Growlery
ISBN: PB: 9781784109899, Carcanet, August 2020
64 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
In this debut collection from an exciting new voice and contributor to Carcanet's "New Poetries VII", Horrex explores Brexit, austerity, social housing, and our mental health crisis.
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£9,99
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Homunculus
ISBN: PB: 9781784109912, Carcanet, August 2020
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
This third collection from award-winning poet and translator James Womack is a long poem remaking the "Elegies" of the "last Roman poet" Maximianus, boldly exploring sex and old age.
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£10,99
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Practical Cues and Social Spectacle in the Chester Plays
ISBN: PB: 9780226709376, ISBN: HB: 9780226709239, University of Chicago Press, July 2020
296 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 9 tables
Amid the crowded streets of Chester, guild players portraying biblical characters performed on colorful mobile stages hoping to draw the attention of fellow townspeople. In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, these Chester plays employed flamboyan...
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£24,00
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£72,00
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Under the Red White and Blue Patriotism, Disenchantment and the Stubborn Myth of the Great Gatsby
ISBN: HB: 9780300228908, Yale University Press, July 2020
176 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Renowned critic Greil Marcus takes on the fascinating legacy of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby". An enthralling parable (or a cheap metaphor) of the American Dream as a beckoning finger toward a con game, a kind of virus infecting artists of...
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£18,00
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I Live in the Slums Stories
ISBN: HB: 9780300247435, Yale University Press, July 2020
344 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
In Can Xue's world the superficial is peeled away to reveal layers of depth and meaning. Her stories observe no conventions of plot or characterization and limn a chaotic, poetic state ordered by the extreme logic of philosophy. Combining elements...
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£20,00
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As Best We Can
ISBN: PB: 9781784109882, Carcanet, July 2020
64 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
The latest collection from the author of "Poetry the Basics" (Routledge) explores family, mortality and the natural world by delving into memory and dreams.
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£9,99
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