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Literary studies: poetry & poets

Paperback. The Lives of the Poets is one of the greatest works of English criticism, but also one of the most diverting. This is the only one-volume paperback edition to make available Johnson's most substantial Lives in unabridged form. Texts are drawn from Roger Lonsdale's authoritative complete edition, and introduced by John Mullan. Editor(s): Lonsdale, Roger. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DSBD; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199226740
ISBN
9780199226740

€ 16.99
€ 13.81

Paperback. Ranging from medieval Latin lyrics to a cyborg opera, sixteenth-century France to twentieth-century Brazil, romantic ballads to the contemporary avant-garde, this book explores such subjects as the translatability of lyric sound, the historical and cultural roles of rhyme, and the role of sound repetition in novelistic prose. Editor(s): Perloff, Marjorie; Dworkin, Craig. Num Pages: 368 pages, 30 halftones, 5 line drawings, 1 table. BIC Classification: DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 224 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 484.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226657431
ISBN
9780226657431

€ 32.32

Paperback. Originally published in 1896, this book presents the text of the ninth and tenth books of Milton's Paradise Lost. Editor(s): Verity, A. W. Num Pages: 236 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DCF; DSBD; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 195 x 131 x 13. Weight in Grams: 260.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
236
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107695672
ISBN
9781107695672

€ 30.26

Hardcover. Includes poetry from every period in life, dealing with all the topics closest to author's heart: love, death, old age, ambition, the poet's craft, and of the history and destiny of Ireland. Num Pages: 870 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DCF; DSBF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 209 x 136 x 45. Weight in Grams: 836.
Publisher
Everyman's Library
Number of pages
870
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857151039
ISBN
9781857151039

€ 23.99
€ 16.83

Paperback. The darkly graceful poems in Mark Doty's seventh collection explore the ways in which we are educated by the implacable powers of time and desire. Acutely attentive, insistently alive, this is a book of 'fierce vulnerability'. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 10. Weight in Grams: 130.
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780224075183
ISBN
9780224075183

€ 15.99
€ 12.28

Paperback.
Publisher
Bristol Classical Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715636688
ISBN
9780715636688

€ 35.99
€ 35.19

Paperback. As sub-librarian at the University of Hull during Larkin's tenure there as librarian; and as an intimate friend for 30years, Maeve Brennan was well placed not only to observe Larkin as a poet, but equally in his capacity as a professional librarian. Num Pages: 256 pages, 25 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 159 x 20. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719062766
ISBN
9780719062766

€ 20.24

Paperback. Building on the formula of York Notes, this series introduces students to more sophisticated analysis and wider critical perspectives. This enbables students to appreciate contrasting interpretations of the text and to develop critical thinking. Editor(s): Sowerby, Robin. Series: York Notes Advanced. Num Pages: 120 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 4KL; DSBB; DSC; DSK. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 209 x 146 x 7. Weight in Grams: 162.
Publisher
Longman
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780582431522
ISBN
9780582431522

€ 10.99
€ 9.71

Paperback. This is the first book to take political devolution as an organising context for the presentation and discussion of main currents in contemporary Scottish poetry. Editor(s): Nicholson, Colin; McGuire, Matt. Series: Edinburgh Companions to Scottish Literature. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748636266
ISBN
9780748636266

€ 29.03

Paperback. Represents a view of her work Elizabeth Bishop herself would have recognised and approved. A chronology and a set of maps serve as practical guides to the poet's life and travels. Num Pages: 176 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 13. Weight in Grams: 272. 176 pages, maps. Represents a view of her work Elizabeth Bishop herself would have recognised and approved. A chronology and a set of maps serve as practical guides to the poet's life and travels. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 13. Weight: 272.
Publisher
Bloodaxe Books Ltd
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781852247256
ISBN
9781852247256

€ 15.99
€ 12.70

Paperback.
Publisher
Bristol Classical Press
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1ST
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780932132
ISBN
9781780932132

€ 35.99
€ 35.19

Paperback. The York Notes series covers major works from medieval to modern English literature, and classic and contemporary works from Europe, America, the Commonwealth and the Third World. This text covers the selected poems of Sylvia Plath. Series: York Notes Advanced. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; 4KL; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UA) A / AS level. Dimension: 212 x 145 x 9. Weight in Grams: 192.
Publisher
Longman
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780582424777
ISBN
9780582424777

€ 10.99
€ 9.71

Paperback. Chris Wallace-Crabbe's second book of poems to be published internationally. Series: Oxford Poets S. Num Pages: 72 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 190 x 130 x 6. Weight in Grams: 106. 8vo.First edition .Good copy. Poetry.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
OxfordPoets
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Edition
1st
SKU
KEX0279095
ISBN
9780192821317

€ 10.00

Paperback. Wordsworth and Coleridge's joint collection of poems has often been singled out as the founding text of English Romanticism. This is the only edition to print both the original 1798 collection and the expanded 1802 edition, with Wordsworth's famous Preface. It includes important letters, a wide-ranging introduction and generous notes. Editor(s): Stafford, Fiona. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DCF; DSBD; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199601967
ISBN
9780199601967

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Hardcover. A groundbreaking study of the work of ancient Greek lyric poet Sappho. The author debunks the postmodernist scholarship by which Sappho is interpreted today and offers translations reflecting the charm and elegant simplicity of the originals. Num Pages: 848 pages, Black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 171 x 48. Weight in Grams: 1278.
Publisher
Clairview Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905570799
ISBN
9781905570799

€ 32.99
€ 23.66

Paperback. Includes an introduction providing historical, literary and cultural contexts for the poems. This book incorporates a revised and updated bibliography, minor changes to the text and glossary, and significant revision and updating of the explanatory notes. Editor(s): Andrew, Malcolm; Waldron, Ronald. Series: Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies. Num Pages: 383 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABC; DCQ; DSBB; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 158 x 24. Weight in Grams: 616.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press
Number of pages
383
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
5th
Condition
New
SKU
V9780859897914
ISBN
9780859897914

€ 25.04

Hardcover. The poems of Catullus have notoriously been subjected to numerous accidental corruptions. This work represents a reappraisal of his text. It recommends some 600 changes to the Oxford Text of "R A B Mynors". It suggests that Catullus' text was also subjected to significant deliberate change, much of it probably dating back to classical antiquity. Num Pages: 316 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DCF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 240 x 160 x 20. Weight in Grams: 694.
Publisher
Classical Press of Wales
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905125159
ISBN
9781905125159

€ 74.80

Paperback. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; BGH; DSBH; DSC; HBJD1; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 134 x 32. Weight in Grams: 522.
Publisher
Persephone Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
300
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780953478095
ISBN
9780953478095

€ 20.24

Paperback. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; 3JJ; BGL; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 216 x 58. Weight in Grams: 750.
Publisher
Ally
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780993473494
ISBN
9780993473494

€ 19.99
€ 17.97

Paperback. Four questions consumed Shelley and coloured everything he wrote. Who, or what, was he? What was his purpose? Where had he come from? And where was he going? He sought the answers in order to free and empower not only himself, but the whole human race. Num Pages: 464 pages, ill. BIC Classification: BGL; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 28. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099507895
ISBN
9780099507895

€ 19.99
€ 15.46

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