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Literary studies: poetry & poets

Hardcover. Through an analysis of the posthumous in her work, the construction of "Christina Rossetti" by her brothers, and the history of reception, this study asks how "speaking with the dead" can avoid critical ventriloquy. Num Pages: 224 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 12. Weight in Grams: 445. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear. Dust wrapper has some minor edge wear but remains very good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002986
ISBN
9780333721834

€ 29.95

Paperback. Ted Hughes's "Birthday letters", published in 1998, was greeted with astonishment and acclaim. In "Ariel's gift", Erica Wagner provides a commentary to the poems, pointing the reader towards the events that shaped them, and, crucially, showing how they draw upon Plath's own work. Num Pages: 240 pages, 8pp b&w halftones, indexes. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DC; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 195 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 210. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0000804
ISBN
9780571205264

€ 4.64

Paperback. This is a collection of essays on the structural features of the writing of 13 British poets, written by the poets themselves. The contributors include Fleur Adcock, Alison Brackenbury, Donald Davie, Douglas Dunn, Grevel Lindop, Edwin Morgan, Peter Scupham, Robert Wells and C.H. Sisson. Editor(s): McCully, C.B. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFG; DN; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 136 x 17. Weight in Grams: 302. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0001983
ISBN
9781857540208

€ 9.43

Paperback. A useful aid for all committed and aspiring poets. A good rhyming dictionary is an essential tool for all writers of verse. This volume is compactly arranged to allow writers to find the rhymes they need quickly and easily. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: CFG; DSC; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 212 x 141 x 23. Weight in Grams: 544. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on cover but otherwise clean
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1972
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0002949
ISBN
9780500270301

€ 4.64

Paperback. Asserts that poetry, like music, is based on sound and so close attention should be paid to its rhythms and metrical patterns. This book illustrates the author's points with examples ranging from nursery rhymes and limericks to experimental forms as well as familiar pieces from over the centuries. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSA; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 236.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
KTG0021016
ISBN
9780140285376

€ 17.95

Paperback. Originally published in 1861, "Palgrave's Golden Treasury" stands as a testament to the richness of our finest native poetic writing. As well as presenting work by such poets as Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Tennyson and Betjeman, this edition also covers post-World War II poetry. Editor(s): Palgrave, Francis Turner; Press, John. Num Pages: 718 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DC; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 130 x 41. Weight in Grams: 456.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Oxford University Press, U.S.A.
Condition
New
SKU
KTG0021117
ISBN
9780192803696

€ 6.23

Paperback. Hopkins is now recognized as a major nineteenth-century poet. His poetry reveals his sense of vocation as both priest and poet, his love of beauty, and his search for a unifying sacramental view of creation. This selection includes many of his best-known poems, including 'The Windhover' and 'Felix Randall'. Editor(s): Phillips, Catherine. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DCF; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 216.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Condition
New
SKU
KTG0021149
ISBN
9780199537297

€ 4.64

Paperback. Miller offers a complete course on the Latin erotic elegists, helping to trace the genre's rise and fall, and to understand its relation to the changes that marked the collapse of the Roman republic and the founding of the empire. Num Pages: 496 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DSBB; DSC; FP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 158 x 27. Weight in Grams: 746.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
496
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415243728
ISBN
9780415243728

€ 48.11

Hardcover. Michael Longley has been called "one of the finest lyric poets of our time." His Collected Poems, the work of forty years, displays a brilliantly sustained achievement, whose depth, beauty and wit can now be fully appreciated. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 146 x 31. Weight in Grams: 562. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear. Dustwrapper has some minor edge wear but remains very good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0004272
ISBN
9780224079273

€ 29.95

Hardcover. Ann Saddlemyer's biography of W.B. Yeats's wife, George, portrays a talented woman whose creative influence has never been fully understood. She was wife and manager of a famous poet, and mother to his children, but also an inspired visionary and a practical woman of the arts. Num Pages: 848 pages, 8pp halftone plates. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJ; BG; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 164 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1321. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear. Dustwrapper has some minor edge wear but remains very good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0004306
ISBN
9780198112327

€ 29.95

Paperback. A gathering of Seamus Heaney's prose of three decades. Whether autobiographical, topical or specifically literary, these essays and lectures circle the central preoccupying questions: How should a poet live and write? What is his relationship to be to his own voice and place? Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 129 x 33. Weight in Grams: 518. A gathering of Seamus Heaney's prose of three decades. Whether autobiographical, topical or specifically literary, these essays and lectures circle the central preoccupying questions: How should a poet live and write? What is his relationship to be to his own voice and place? Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 129 x 33. Weight in Grams: 518. Good clean copy showing light shelf wear, remains a nice copy.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0021117
ISBN
9780571210916

€ 12.23

Hardcover. Provides an analysis of Western culture during the Second World War that won the Pulitzer Prize and inspired a symphony by Leonard Bernstein as well as a ballet by Jerome Robbins. Editor(s): Jacobs, Alan. Series: W. H. Auden: Critical Editions. Num Pages: 216 pages, 1 halftone. BIC Classification: DCF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 240 x 158 x 21. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780691138152
ISBN
9780691138152

€ 22.99
€ 16.96

Paperback. Hopkins is now recognized as a major nineteenth-century poet. His poetry reveals his sense of vocation as both priest and poet, his love of beauty, and his search for a unifying sacramental view of creation. This selection includes many of his best-known poems, including 'The Windhover' and 'Felix Randall'. Editor(s): Phillips, Catherine. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DCF; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 216. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0003867
ISBN
9780199537297

€ 4.64

Hardcover. This book is about Virgil's ideas of nature, landscape, history, and patriotism. It is also concerned with ideas of nature throughout antiquity and with the poetry and culture of the 1st century BC as a whole. It combines a close reading of Virgil's texts with a broad vision of the revolution in Western sensibility they helped to effect. Num Pages: 726 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 165 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1296.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
726
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198140337
ISBN
9780198140337

€ 241.23

Paperback. An account of the life and works of Petrarch, scholar and poet, and his influence on European literature and culture. Editor(s): Ascoli, Albert Russell; Falkeid, Unn, PhD. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADT; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521185042
ISBN
9780521185042

€ 27.39

Paperback. This is a 1996 commentary on selected texts of Plato concerned with poetry: the Ion and relevant sections of the Republic. Editor(s): Murray, Penelope. Series Editor(s): Easterling, P. E.; Hardie, Philip; Hunter, Richard; Kenney, E. J. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Num Pages: 264 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 184 x 123 x 16. Weight in Grams: 298. Ion; Republic 376e-398b9; Republic 595-608b10. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. 264 pages, bibliography, index. Editor(s): Murray, Penelope. This is a 1996 commentary on selected texts of Plato concerned with poetry: the Ion and relevant sections of the Republic. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB; DSC. Dimension: 184 x 123 x 16. Weight: 304. Series Editor(s) :Easterling, P. E.; Hardie, Philip; Hunter, Richard; Kenney, E. J.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521349819
ISBN
9780521349819

€ 33.52

Paperback. A team of distinguished poets and scholars provides an authoritative guide to the history and development of the sonnet. Editor(s): Cousins, A. D.; Howarth, Peter. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 296 pages. BIC Classification: DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 225 x 153 x 14. Weight in Grams: 470. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. 296 pages. Editor(s): Cousins, A. D.; Howarth, Peter. A team of distinguished poets and scholars provides an authoritative guide to the history and development of the sonnet. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: DSC. Dimension: 225 x 153 x 14. Weight: 470.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521735537
ISBN
9780521735537

€ 31.09

Paperback. This second edition continues the excellent tradition of the volume, offering students a comprehensive introduction to Chaucer's work and life. Editor(s): Boitani, Piero; Mann, Jill. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 336 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 153 x 16. Weight in Grams: 480. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. 334 pages. Editor(s): Boitani, Piero; Mann, Jill. This second edition continues the excellent tradition of the volume, offering students a comprehensive introduction to Chaucer's work and life. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBB; DSC. Dimension: 227 x 153 x 16. Weight: 506.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
334
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521894678
ISBN
9780521894678

€ 32.30

Paperback. Examines the question of how English-language poetry from Wales has responded to the diverse physical environments of Wales. This book draws on aspects of human geography to explore the rich contemporary poetics of Welsh space and place. It focuses on the poetry of writers who have come to prominence since the 1970s. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 2AFW; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 218 x 139 x 15. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
University of Wales Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9780708321522
ISBN
9780708321522

€ 15.30

Paperback. First paperback edition of one of E. P. Thompson's best and most deeply felt works. Num Pages: 284 pages, 20 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 142 x 16. Weight in Grams: 366.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521469777
ISBN
9780521469777

€ 43.15