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Baking Emily Dickinson's Black Cake
ISBN: PB: 9780674980099, Harvard University Press, January 2019
56 pp., 15.2x17.8 cm, 20 colour illus.
The Emily Dickinson manuscripts are a cherished part of Houghton Library's collections and – while it is her poems and letters that are most often celebrated – the poet's lesser known lines: "2 Butter. / 19 eggs. / 5 pounds Raisins" are also cause to...
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£10,00
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Paraliterary The Making of Bad Readers in Postwar America
ISBN: PB: 9780226473970, ISBN: HB: 9780226473833, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 21 halftones
Literature departments are staffed by, and tend to be focused on turning out, "good" readers – attentive to nuance, aware of history, interested in literary texts as self-contained works. But the vast majority of readers are, to use Merve Emre's tong...
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£20,00
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£64,00
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Pierre Loti
ISBN: PB: 9781780239958, Reaktion Books, September 2018
224 pp., 20x13 cm, 35 illus.
Few authors have led lives as interesting as the French novelist and travel writer Pierre Loti (1850-1923) – nor have they worked harder to make it appear even more romantic than it already was. As a career officer in the French navy, Loti participat...
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£11,00
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Selected Essays
ISBN: PB: 9781784106263, Carcanet, September 2018
320 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm,
An annotated edition of selected essays by the major Victorian writer and aesthete Walter Pater. This volume brings together a generous selection of Pater's non-fiction writings on literature, art, history, philosophy and mythology, supported by a c...
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£18,00
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Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781784106515, Carcanet, September 2018
144 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm,
Sextus Propertius, the late Augustan poet, is best known today from Pound's famous "Homage", less translation than brilliant experiment. Patrick Worsnip's new versions rise out of the Latin and brilliantly recreate the poet's voice, his life and love...
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£12,00
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Complete Poems Volume I: 1909-1939
ISBN: PB: 9781784106713, Carcanet, September 2018
600 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm,
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£25,00
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Illuminations Second Edition
ISBN: PB: 9781784106638, Carcanet, September 2018
176 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm,
Arthur Rimbaud's "Illuminations", first published in 1886, changed the language of poetry; in John Ashbery the book has a translator whose virtuosic originality brings Rimbaud's visions to life in English. The "crystalline jumble" of Illuminations, J...
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£12,00
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Beowulf
ISBN: PB: 9781784106225, Carcanet, September 2018
220 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm,
Chris McCully has translated the Anglo-Saxon Riddles. Now he takes on the greatest Old English epic, devising a highly expressive prosody, and providing a full introduction and rich up-to-date annotation.
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£14,00
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Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781784106478, Carcanet, September 2018
144 pp., 21.5x13.5 cm,
John Heath-Stubbs was one of the defining poets of his age, a legendary performer (being blind, he recited even his major narrative poems from memory). This new selection by the young poet and critic John Clegg essentialises an abundant poet and cele...
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£9,00
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Collected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781784106676, Carcanet, September 2018
320 pp., 21.5x13.5 cm,
George Seferis (1900-1971) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1963. Truthful and magical, his poetry has captivated both Greek and foreign readers. Aptly described by Charlotte Du Cann as "the unlocker of ancient stones and sea voyages", S...
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£25,00
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