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Literary studies: general

Paperback. One of the finest British poets of this century, Roy Fuller was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, the C.B.E., and was elected to the Oxford Professorship of Poetry. The achievements of the late poet, novelist, critic and autobiographer are honoured here in essays and poems by writers who were his friends. Editor(s): Tolley, A.T. Num Pages: 137 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230. . Keywords: "Special Features - Used Books - Biography - Novelists, Poets & Playwrights - Poets,Special Features - Used Books - Poetry, Drama & Criticism - History & Criticism - Poetry & Poets,Subjects - Biography"
Publisher
Carleton University Press,Canada U.S.A.
Number of pages
137
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KHS0038618
ISBN
9780886292102

€ 19.99
€ 17.52

Hardcover. This biography explores the life and work of Denis Johnston, barrister, theatre director, film-maker, pioneering television producer, war correspondent, essayist and celebrated playwright. Bernard Adams brings light to the extraordinary secret life of a complex, self-doubting individual. Num Pages: 320 pages, b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; BGF; DSBH; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 162 x 234 x 44. Weight in Grams: 736. 8vo. Nice clean copy
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0292302
ISBN
9781901866674

€ 20.00

Paperback. * Highly entertaining account of four journeys into the Himalayas and Tibet * Includes a ground-breaking survey of the history of early Tibet Num Pages: 320 pages, Section: 16, colour. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; 1KBB; 2ADF; DSBH; DSK; JFHF; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 203 x 128 x 21. Weight in Grams: 388. 8vo .Good copy
Publisher
Abacus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New Ed
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0293712
ISBN
9780349111421

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Transnationalism - and the connected issues of race, migration, and diaspora - has been an area of increasing interest in Irish Studies. Where Motley Is Worn is one of the first collections to focus on transnationalism in Irish literature. Editor(s): Tucker, Amanda; Casey, Moira. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AFR; DSBF; DSBH; JFFN; JFSL1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 241 x 163 x 24. Weight in Grams: 554. Good copy with some minor shelf wear
Publisher
Cork University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KIN0035176
ISBN
9781782051008

€ 16.35

Paperback. Good clean copy
Publisher
Cliffs Notes
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0239955
ISBN
9780764586613

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Dante is one of the towering figures of medieval European literature. This biography indicates that Dante may have smoked cannabis to reach new heights of creativity. It tells that Dante was a talented public speaker, who created a quite new form of poetic art, holding audiences spellbound. Num Pages: 480 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGL; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 886. Clean copy with minor shelf wear. Fine in fine dustjacket
Publisher
I B Tauris & Co Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0011681
ISBN
9781845111618

€ 18.00

Hardcover. In this frank memoir, John Bayley describes the life he has shared with his wife, Iris Murdoch, afflicted with Alzheimer's disease. He explains how he has coped emotionally and practically with the illness that has beset the woman he loves and cherishes. Num Pages: 192 pages, 12pp b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 162. Weight in Grams: 519. Clean copy in original cloth
Publisher
Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Edition
First Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0248054
ISBN
9780715628485

€ 5.17

Hardcover. Editor(s): Keatinge, Benjamin; Woods, Aengus. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; BGL; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 243 x 166 x 31. Weight in Grams: 646. 8vo Very good copy.
Publisher
Irish Academic Press Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0277229
ISBN
9780716529101

€ 54.99
€ 18.00

Paperback. This is the first critical study of Sons and Lovers to engage with the new Cambridge edition, which prints for the first time the whole text that Lawrence wrote. Series Editor(s): Stern, J. P. Series: Landmarks of World Literature. Num Pages: 124 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 205 x 127 x 9. Weight in Grams: 154. Used paperback in good to very good condition. Some light shelf wear.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
124
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRF0015749
ISBN
9780521369244

€ 4.64

Hardcover. A biography of Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid (1892-1978). Examines not only his literary career in both Scots and English verse, but also his political work as a communist, cofounder of the Scottish National Party, and frequent candidate for Parliament. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Num Pages: 482 pages, port. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 241 x 165. Weight in Grams: 862. 8vo.Good copy in slightly worn dustwrapper
Publisher
University of Massachusetts Press Massachusetts
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1990
Edition
Reprint
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0257203
ISBN
9780870237140

€ 17.95

Hardcover. In this powerful and authoritative study Borbala Farago provides the fullest account yet of the work of a major figure in twentieth-century Irish literature as well as in contemporary women's writing. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 162 x 243 x 24. Weight in Grams: 532.
Publisher
Cork University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
9781782050889
ISBN
9781782050889

€ 49.00
€ 40.11

Paperback. YORK NOTES ADVANCED - THE ULTIMATE LITERATURE GUIDES. Series: York Notes Advanced. Num Pages: 128 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 2AB; 4KLR; DSBH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 210 x 148 x 9. Weight in Grams: 174. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Longman
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0025398
ISBN
9781405835657

€ 5.49

Paperback. Dublin has spawned three important writers in the nineteenth century gothic tradition: Charles Maturin (1782-1824), Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) and Bram Stoker (1847-1912). Their fictions, which delve into universal and supernatural themes such as ghosts, vampires and the devil, persist in popularity. Illustrator(s): Spurlock, Duane. Num Pages: 144 pages, 100 Black and White. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBF; DSK; WSZC; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 410. 4to.Illustrated. .Local History
Publisher
Nonsuch Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
First Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0283344
ISBN
9781845885236

€ 15.00

Paperback. "Cadenus" is primarily concerned with the relationship between Swift and Vanessa (Esther Van Homrigh), "Swift's Most Valuable Friend" with that between Swift and Stella (Esther Johnson). Both help to determine the precise nature of this triangle, and the impact it had on his writing and career. Illustrator(s): Brocquy, Louis Le. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JF; BGH; DSBD; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 136. . Clean copy
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd Dublin
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
New edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0201819
ISBN
9781843510178

€ 17.95

Paperback. Keywords: "Subjects - Biography - General,Subjects - Biography - Novelists, Poets & Playwrights - Playwrights,Subjects - Poetry, Drama & Criticism - History & Criticism - Drama & Dramatists - 20th Century,Subjec"
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KHS0060422
ISBN
9780747574668

€ 4.64

Paperback. In the "Poet to Poet" series, a contemporary poet advocates a poet of the past or present whom they have particularly admired. By their selection of verses and their critical reactions, the selectors offer intriguing insights into their own work. Here, Douglas Dunn surveys Robert Browning. Series: Poet to Poet. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DCF; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 120 x 12. Weight in Grams: 126. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Main - Poet to Poet
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0013802
ISBN
9780571214839

€ 4.64

Paperback. Explores the works of leading black and Jewish writers from the 1950s to the 1980s. Series Editor(s): Gelpi, Albert (Stanford University, California); Posnock, Ross. Series: Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture. Num Pages: 266 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; DSBH; JFSL3; JFSR1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 375. Paperback, in very good condition.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
264
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRF0016194
ISBN
9780521635752

€ 25.00

Paperback. Sex, fame and scandal in the theatrical, literary and social circles of late 18th-century England. Num Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBD; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 31. Weight in Grams: 384. Clean copy with some reader wear.
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
First Paperback Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTM0000476
ISBN
9780007164592

€ 4.64

Paperback. Examines the author's troubled relationship with his father, whose bullying and mental abuse have affected him profoundly throughout his life. It deals with the task he has undertaken to give voice to the voiceless: to express the unnerving pent-up emotions he was unable to express as a child. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JJP; BGA; DSBH; DSC; HBTB; JHBK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 277. 8vo . Some light shelfwear otherwise a good copy.Signed and inscribed by the author
Publisher
Liverpool University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0280943
ISBN
9780853239475

€ 15.00

Paperback. An impressionistic study of Bruce Chatwin's life and work by one of his friends. It is not a biography, but a collection of Clapp's own memories of Chatwin and those of his friends and colleagues. Both a solitary and a socialite, he has been described as the person who reinvented travel-writing. Num Pages: 256 pages, 1. BIC Classification: BG; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 175. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRA0010579
ISBN
9780099733713

€ 10.00

Hardcover. This text studies the cheap printed literature which was read in 18th- and 19th-century Ireland and the cultures of its audience. Series: Early Modern History: Society and Culture. Num Pages: 258 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JF; 3JH; DSBD; DSBF; HBTB; JFC; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 24. Weight in Grams: 480. 8vo. Good copy
Publisher
Palgrave Schol, Print UK
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Edition
1997th Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0299266
ISBN
9780333666845

€ 65.00

Paperback. In his introduction to this selection of Coleridge's verse, the Poet Laureate describes the psychological ordeal which produced great works such as "Kubla Khan", "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" and "Christabel". Num Pages: 242 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DCF; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 126 x 20. Weight in Grams: 230. 8vo . Good copy
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
Main
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0284965
ISBN
9780571176045

€ 4.64

Paperback.
Publisher
Virago Press Ltd
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KLN0018242
ISBN
9781860499593

€ 5.28

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 15. Weight in Grams: 162. 8vo. Very good copy in original wrappers. Irish Poetry.
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0277674
ISBN
9780571139552

€ 10.00

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