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A Scattering and Anniversary
Christopher Reid
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A Scattering is a book of lamentation and remembrance, its subject being Christopher Reid's wife, the actress Lucinda Gane, who died of cancer at the age of fifty-five. A moving exploration of the stages of grief, A Scattering and Anniversary shows us what it means to love, lose, and - forever changed - continue on.


Christopher Smart
Neil Curry
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This close and sensitive study shows Christopher Smart (1722-1771) to be one of the finest and most important English religious poets between George Herbert and Gerard Manley Hopkins.


David Lodge
Bernard Bergonzi
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This study examines David Lodge's work from The Picturegoers (1960) to Therapy (1995).


Margaret Drabble
Glenda Leeming
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This book draws together the different aspects of Margaret Drabble's narrative practice, and looks at the increasing flexibility of her narrative methods, both in terms of the kind of narrator used and in the structuring of plot events.


Percy Bysshe Shelley
Paul Hamilton
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This book is both a general introduction to and a particular interpretation of Shelley's thought and major writings.


Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Reread
Michiko Kakutani
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**SHORTLISTED FOR WATERSTONES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020**


From renowned, Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic, Michiko Kakutani, comes an inspiring and gorgeously illustrated selection of the life-changing books that none of us should miss


Before Dawn on Bluff Road / Hollyhocks in the Fog: Selected New Jersey Poems / Selected San Francisco Poems
August Kleinzahler
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A collection of August Kleinzahler's best poems, divided - like his life - between New Jersey and San Francisco.


The Poems of Dorothy Molloy
Dorothy Molloy
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Dorothy Molloy was a star in the making when Faber prepared her debut Hare Soup (2004) for publication, before tragedy struck, and she died four days before advance copies arrived.


The Late Sun
Christopher Reid
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The new collection of poems from Christopher Reid.


A Vertical Art: Oxford Lectures
Simon Armitage
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A Vertical Art gathers the expansive and spirited public lectures delivered by Simon Armitage during his acclaimed four-year tenure as Oxford University Professor of Poetry.


African Voices: Poetry & Tales
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African poetry is unique in its complexity, both because of its linguistic diversity and the devastating impact of colonialism and slavery. The collection includes a mix of poetry -humorous, celebratory, thoughtful and angry - and above all is a look at the history of Africa through the voices of those who lived through it.


A Gathering: A Personal Anthology of Scottish Poems
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A poem does not have to be famous to be cherished. The best-known poems of Robert Burns have been loved by countless people over the years, but there are other poems that may be largely unknown that will mean a great deal to the few who are familiar with them.

This anthology is a personal curation and ...


Far from the Madding Crowd
Thomas Hardy
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Since he lived six times as many working-days as Sundays, Oak's appearance in his old clothes was most peculiarly his own - the mental picture formed by his neighbours in imagining him being always dressed in that way. He wore a low-crowned felt hat, spread out at the base by tight jamming upon the head ...


Love Poems
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The Poetry of World War I
James Shepherd
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House of Lords and Commons
Ishion Hutchinson
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'Exquisite' (New Yorker), 'breathtaking' (Los Angeles Times), 'baroque and moon-lit' (Boston Globe) - House of Lords and Commons enthralled readers in the Americas when it recently appeared, winning the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry and being widely applauded in 'books of the year'.


Let Us Go Then, You and I: Selected Poems
T. S. Eliot
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Let us go then, you and I,When the evening is spread out against the skyLike a patient etherised upon a table;Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets . This selection, made by Eliot himself, includes many of his most celebrated works, including 'The Love Song of J.


The Longlist
Yassin Adnan, Abdelkarim Jouaiti, Laila al-Atrash
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Chapters from eight novels on IPAF longlists; Sudanese novelist Amir Tag Elsir writes Literary Influences; chapters from Goat Mountain, 30-year-old debut novel of Habib Selmi; "Arabic Literature in Russia" - essay by Russian Arabist Viktoria Zorytovskaya. Guest author is Spanish poet Angel Guinda. Plus a new Banipal Photo Album section.


Elizabethan Shakespeare
Peter Milward
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To know Shakespeare is to know his plays, not just one by one but all together-or what T. S. Eliot calls ""the pattern in his carpet".


Key Terms in Literary Theory
Mary Klages
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A guide to key terms in literary theory - designed to make difficult terms, concepts and theorists accessible and understandable. It provides definitions of terms and concepts in literary theory, along with explanations of the major movements and figures in literary and cultural theory and a bibliography.

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