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Paperback. Features the plays Sweet talk, Alterations, In the Mood and El Dorado Michael Abbensetts is the writer who gave Caribbeans a real voice in Britain. Series: Oberon Modern Playwrights. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 130 x 19. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840021790
ISBN
9781840021790

€ 16.27

Paperback. His life was devoted to poetry, but at the time of Ian Abbot's early death in 1989 he had published only one collection of poems. To the complete text of that first book, 'Avoiding the Gods', this new volume adds poems from the National Library of Scotland archives, and others published during his lifetime but uncollected into book form. Editor(s): McCaffery, Richie. Num Pages: 218 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 216 x 16. Weight in Grams: 276.
Publisher
Kennedy & Boyd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849211543
ISBN
9781849211543

€ 14.99
€ 7.36

Paperback. A work that poses provocative questions about perception and reality. It is a parody of Victorian society where all existence is limited to length and breadth - its inhabitants unable even to imagine a third dimension. It provides an overview of this world - its physics and metaphysics, its history, customs and religious beliefs. Num Pages: 144 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBF; DSK; FLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 127 x 11. Weight in Grams: 122.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140435313
ISBN
9780140435313

€ 10.99
€ 9.27

Paperback. BIC Classification: 1FB; DNF; WBA; WTH; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 204 x 19. Weight in Grams: 264.
Publisher
Broadway Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Original
Condition
New
SKU
V9780307885944
ISBN
9780307885944

€ 16.00
€ 14.71

Hardcover. The breakthrough book from the Booker shortlisted author of By the Sea and Paradise Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153. . Clean copy
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London
Number of pages
272
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
SKU
KEX0201269
ISBN
9780747577560

€ 4.64

Paperback. Three plays by one of contemporary Japan's most prominent writers-Involuntary Homicide, The Green Stockings, The Ghost is Here-translated for this volume reveal Kobo Abe's deep love of absurdity in the face of universal concerns. Translator(s): Keene, Donald. Series: Modern Asian Literature Series. Num Pages: 233 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 150 x 17. Weight in Grams: 326.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
233
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231082815
ISBN
9780231082815

€ 36.99
€ 32.25

Hardcover. A translation of the complete correspondence of Abelard and Heloise, this volume also includes a translation of "The Calamities of Abelard", of the letters of Heloise and Peter the Venerable, and of selected songs, hymns, and laments of Abelard. It also includes a chronology, map, and index. Translator(s): Lombardo, Stanley; Thorburn, Barbara; Levitan, William. Num Pages: 400 pages, Illustrations, 1 map. BIC Classification: DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 153 x 28. Weight in Grams: 568.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
356
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780872208766
ISBN
9780872208766

€ 51.99
€ 47.15

Paperback. The story of Abelard and Heloise remains one of the world's most celebrated and tragic love affairs. This title follows the path of their romance from its reckless and ecstatic beginnings when Heloise became Abelard's pupil, through the suffering of public scandal and enforced secret marriage, to their eventual separation. Translator(s): Radice, Late Betty. Num Pages: 384 pages, further reading, notes, maps, index. BIC Classification: BGH; DNF; HRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 23. Weight in Grams: 282.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140448993
ISBN
9780140448993

€ 13.99
€ 10.79

Paperback. A translation of the complete correspondence of Abelard and Heloise, this volume also includes a translation of "The Calamities of Abelard", of the letters of Heloise and Peter the Venerable, and of selected songs, hymns, and laments of Abelard. It also includes a chronology, map, and index. Translator(s): Lombardo, Stanley; Thorburn, Barbara; Levitan, William. Num Pages: 400 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 141 x 22. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
356
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780872208759
ISBN
9780872208759

€ 19.99
€ 19.25

Paperback. F. Murray Abraham offers a personal commentary on playing Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream, his favourite role in a forty-year career. This lively account charts his journey from rehearsals to performance, with observations on the craft of acting, on playing Shakespeare in America, and a survey of the play itself. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 193 x 133 x 20. Weight in Grams: 70.
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
89
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571217960
ISBN
9780571217960

€ 6.99
€ 6.81

Paperback. Joining this year's fourth-centenary celebrations, this flipbook is a delightful catalogue of Shakespeare's plays. It is also the only unpublished work by one of Britain's greatest graphic designers, Abram Games, and a little landmark in the history of design. Num Pages: 96 pages, 45 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: AFH; AKB; AKLB; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 100 x 120 x 10. .
Publisher
Pallas Athene Arts
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843681373
ISBN
9781843681373

€ 11.99
€ 10.58

Hardcover. 474pp. 18th edition with his posthumous poems. With an introductory essay by Rev.John Talbot Smith, and an appreciation by John Moran. With new portrait of the poet on frontis., and additional poems. Decorated boards, with gilt title on spine. Keywords: Poetry - Household edition of the poets
Format
Hardback
Publisher
P J Kenedy
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KHS1004500

€ 36.00

Hardcover. 360pp. Previous owner's signature. Usual library markings
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
P J Kenedy & Sons
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1896
Edition
[New ed.]
SKU
KHS1004245

€ 25.00

Hardcover. 378pp. xiv. Illus. Cloth bound, with gilt title on spine and front cover. Some loose pages, frontispiece portrait missing, otherwise binding tight. Text clear and bright. a e g. Library markings. Keywords: Poetry - Religious
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
J B Piet
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1880
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KHS1004563

€ 75.00

Hardcover. The first comprehensive biography of the most important and most influential Palestinian poet which is intertwined with key themes relating to Palestinian history, national identity and politics. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBH; 1FBP; 2CSR; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 216 x 138. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784530716
ISBN
9781784530716

€ 99.22

Mass Market Paperback. Asserts the author's belief in Joseph Conrad as a 'bloody racist' and his conviction that Conrad's novel "Heart of Darkness" only serves to perpetuate damaging stereotypes of black people. This title includes "The Trouble with Nigeria", the author's searing outpouring of his frustrations with his country. Series: Penguin Great Ideas. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 111 x 8. Weight in Grams: 74.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
112
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141192581
ISBN
9780141192581

€ 7.99
€ 7.75

Paperback. This anthology of 20 stories are from all over Africa, grouped geographically into four different sections - West, East, North and Southern Africa. Editor(s): Achebe, Chinua; Innes, C. L. Series: Heinemann African Writers Series. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DQ; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 11. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Pearson Education Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1987
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780435905361
ISBN
9780435905361

€ 14.84

Paperback. Originally published: Tallahassee, Fla.: Journal of Beckett Studies Books, c2004. Num Pages: 264 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 15. Weight in Grams: 416. The Annotated 'Murphy'. 264 pages, Illustrations. Originally published: Tallahassee, Fla.: Journal of Beckett Studies Books, c2004. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 15. Weight: 416.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
264
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748641505
ISBN
9780748641505

€ 26.01

Paperback. Obscure Locks offers a detailed annotation of Samuel Beckett's most enigmatic novel, Watt. It provides a page by page account of the demented details (literary, philosophical, theological, biographical and other) that went into the making of this encyclopaedic novel. Num Pages: 296 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 158 x 16. Weight in Grams: 446.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
296
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748641512
ISBN
9780748641512

€ 29.28

Paperback. Num Pages: 280 pages, port. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 328.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
The New York Review of Books, Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780940322127
ISBN
9780940322127

€ 19.99
€ 15.52

Paperback. Sublimely ridiculous--New Yorker Series: Oberon Modern Plays. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 130 x 8. Weight in Grams: 181.
Publisher
Oberon Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840023541
ISBN
9781840023541

€ 11.22

Hardcover. Offers a perspective in the contemporary deconstruction of the Carroll Myth. This work exposes a Carroll who, having lost belief in the theological and mythological master plots of earlier eras, turned toward the imaginative fiction of wonderlands rife with philosophical content in response to his hunger for cosmic coherence and existential order. Num Pages: 165 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 220 x 150 x 20. Weight in Grams: 363.
Publisher
Cambridge Scholars Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
165
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Unabridged edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847184863
ISBN
9781847184863

€ 38.99
€ 7.75

Paperback. Two plays -- The Dark River and After October -- by a master of the British stage. In The Dark River, set in the late 1930s, the flamboyant characters are cocooned in a Thames backwater, ignoring the turbulent events of a politically unstable Europe. After October is Ackland's most personal, autobiographical play. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 210 x 132 x 16. Weight in Grams: 326.
Publisher
Oberon Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9781870259545
ISBN
9781870259545

€ 16.23

Paperback. Geoffrey Chaucer has some claim to being the greatest poet in the English language. Yet he has also been considered to be an invisible poet, self-depreciating and ironic, leaving only the breath of his comedy behind. In truth a great deal is known of him. He was a royal servant, who was indicted for rape. Num Pages: 192 pages, 1 colour plate section, b&w integrated illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 200.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099287483
ISBN
9780099287483

€ 14.99
€ 11.54

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