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Brief Lives: Henry James
Hazel Hutchison
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"The best known facts about James--his illustrious, wealthy family and famous siblings; his prolific literary output with its numerous quirky female heroines; his long-term bachelorhood, and the rumours that accompanied it; and his flamboyant adoption of British citizenship in 1915--have all served to ...


Letters from America: Travels in the USA and Canada
Benjamin Markovits, Rupert Brooke
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In May 1913, Rupert Brooke embarked on a year-long expedition of North America, visiting the United States, Canada, and finally the South Seas. He sent his impressions home in a series of letters, written for publication in the Westminster Gazette, describing all his various experiences and reflections: ...


The Burning Leg: Walking Scenes from Classic Fiction
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His hands were scornfully in his pockets. --


The Trees The Trees
Heather Christle
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The UK debut of Heather Christle: a poet whose award-winning work is wild and wistful and fully alive to the moment.


Counter-Wave: Poetry of Rescue in the First World War
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This major new anthology brings together for the first time the work of poets who saw active service on the Western Front, but not with a gun in their hand. Their role was to save life, not to take it.


Now Dig This: The Unspeakable Writings of Terry Southern, 1950-1995
Terry Southern
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Collecting the most controversial work from the prolific founding father of "new journalism," this anthology of countercultural rantings, riffs, and revolutionary writings carries readers from the 1950s through the sexual revolution and into the 1990s.


Blurb Your Enthusiasm: A Cracking Compendium of Book Blurbs, Writing Tips, Literary Folklore and Publishing Secrets
Louise Willder
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A dazzling dictionary of book blurbs, filled with writing tips, literary folklore and publishing secrets


Blurb Your Enthusiasm: A Cracking Compendium of Book Blurbs, Writing Tips, Literary Folklore and Publishing Secrets
Louise Willder
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A dazzling dictionary of book blurbs, filled with writing tips, literary folklore and publishing secrets


Perspectives on Renaissance Poetry
Dr Robert C. Evans
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Introducing students to the full range of approaches to the study of Renaissance poetry that they are likely to encounter in their course of study, Perspectives on Renaissance Poetry is an authoritative and accessible guide to the verse of the Early Modern period. Each chapter covers a major figure in ...


Jubilee Lines
Carol Ann Duffy
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Through a series of specially commissioned poems, Jubilee Lines offers a unique portrayal of the country and times in which we have lived since 1953, culminating in an essential portrait of today: the way we speak, the way we chronicle, the way we love and fight, the way we honour and remember.


The Forward Book of Poetry 2022
Various Poets
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The Forward Book of Poetry is the indispensable annual guide to contemporary poetry. In bringing together the best new work published in the UK and Ireland, as chosen by the jury of the annual Forward Prizes, this anthology offers an overview of the literary horizon to seasoned poetry lovers and new readers alike.


H.G. Wells - The Collection: Timeless Adventures from the Father of Science Fiction
H.G. Wells
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A comprehensive collection featuring four classic novels and ten short stories from this master of genre fiction.


Lines Off
Hugo Williams
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'Lines off' is a term used for lines spoken from the wings of a theatre, or off-camera in a film. Autobiographical, psychological, remedial, Lines Off heralds the return of this acclaimed poet, back to the stage of the page, offering us 'the performance of a lifetime'.


New Selected Poems of Tom Paulin
Tom Paulin
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Since his precise, potent and subtle portraits of Northern Irish life first came to public attention in the 1970s, Tom Paulin has been an unmissable writer on the contemporary poetry scene.


The Stasi Poetry Circle
Philip Oltermann
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The extraordinary true story of the Stasi's poetry club: The Lives of Others crossed with Dead Poets Society.


Wing
Matthew Francis
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Matthew Francis's latest collection celebrates the richness of nature and of our responses to it. And, in a moving elegy for a friend killed in a parachute accident, Francis shows us a vertiginous vision of a world where even the dead 'sleep on the wing'.


Classics 39 Steps and Power House
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Classic fiction. These titles are timeless classics which have stood the test of time. Each has its own introduction, is suitable for both the academic and general reader alike and offer excellent value for money.


Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad
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"Tales of Unrest is a collection of five compelling short stories in which Conrad explores the nature of the soul and man's psychological malaise."--Page 4 of cover.


Tess of the Durbervilles
Thomas Hardy
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A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this masterpiece of tragic fiction. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion. Then and now, his sympathetic portrait of a victim of Victorian hypocrisy ...


The Door to Colour
Myra Schneider
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Myra Schneider's new collection brings a fresh sense of reality to some well-known images. Colour is the keynote of the book, moving through Matisse, Hockney, Chagall; sound too, in Mahler and Beethoven. Often we find skin-deep assumptions turned around.

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