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Sanskrit Treasury A Compendium of Literature from the Clay Sanskrit Library
ISBN: HB: 9781851245314, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2019
240 pp., 28.5x24.4 cm, 120 colour illus.
This beautiful collection brings together passages from the renowned stories, poems, dramas, and myths of South Asian literature, including the Mahabharata and the Ramaya?a. Drawing on the translations published by the Clay Sanskrit Library, the pass...
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£50,00
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Novel Houses Twenty Famous Fictional Dwellings
ISBN: HB: 9781851244805, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2019
240 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 40 colour illus.
"Novel Houses" visits unforgettable dwellings in twenty legendary works of English and American fiction. Each chapter stars a famous novel in which a dwelling is pivotal to the plot, and reveals how personally significant that place was to the writer...
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Nutcracker and Other Christmas Tales Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781435169265, Barnes & Noble, September 2019
368 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm
This Christmas treasury features 10 heart-warming stories, including the title tale by Alexander Dumas which inspired the well-known ballet. The contents also include works by Louisa May Alcott, L. M. Montgomery and L. Frank Baum, as well as the full...
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Literate South Reading before Emancipation
ISBN: HB: 9780300112535, Yale University Press, August 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 black&white illus.
A pervasive assumption about the culture of the southern United States is that it is firmly rooted in an oral tradition, not a written one. Schweiger complicates our understanding of literacy and reading in the American South before emancipation by s...
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Correspondence
ISBN: PB: 9780857426420, ISBN: HB: 9781906497446, Seagull Books, August 2019
373 pp., 20x16.4 cm, 23 halftones
Paul Celan (1920-1970) is one of the best-known German poets of the Holocaust; many of his poems, admired for their spare, precise diction, deal directly with its stark themes. Austrian writer Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-1973) is recognized as one of pos...
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Wonderful Wizard of Oz / Marvelous Land of Oz Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781435169432, Barnes & Noble, August 2019
368 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm
This volume features the first two novels of L. Frank Baum s classic Oz series for younger readers. In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz , young Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto are transported by a powerful cyclone to the magical land of Oz, where they team u...
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Book of Collateral Damage
ISBN: HB: 9780300228946, Yale University Press, July 2019
312 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Widely praised in the Arab world, renowned author Sinan Antoon's fourth and most sophisticated novel follows Nameer, a young Iraqi scholar earning his Ph.D. at Harvard, who is hired by filmmakers to help document the devastation of the 2003 invasion...
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That Other World Nabokov and the Puzzle of Exile
ISBN: HB: 9780300158830, Yale University Press, July 2019
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The ruler of a totalitarian state seeks validation from a former schoolmate, now the nation's foremost thinker, in order to access a cultural cache alien to his regime. A literary critic provides commentary on an unfinished poem that both foretells...
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Fur Coats in Tahiti
ISBN: PB: 9781784107635, Carcanet, July 2019
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Fur Coats in Tahiti is a cocktail of borrowed forms and modes from Dada, Surrealism, Fluxus, the OuLiPo, the Vienna Group, and the New York school. Jeremy Over mixes collage, doodles, erasures, findings, and mistranslations to create unlikely meeting...
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City of Departures
ISBN: PB: 9781784107598, Carcanet, July 2019
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
"City of Departures" is Helen Tookey's second Carcanet collection, following her 2014 "Missel-Child", an 'exceptional volume... from a powerful and intelligent imagination' (Jeffrey Wainwright). "City of Departures" is a collection of uncanny spaces...
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