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Hardcover. Contains the fifteen lectures delivered by Paul Muldoon during his tenure as Oxford Professor of Poetry, from 1999 to 2004. These lectures form a set of variations around the theme of 'the end of the poem'. Each lecture explores a different sense of an ending, and focuses upon an individual poem, with examples drawn from twentieth century poets. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 236 x 161 x 32. Weight in Grams: 675. 8vo.Good copy in dusrtwrapper.First edition.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0307369
ISBN
9780571227402

€ 30.00

Paperback. Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. This is a guide to literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather. Num Pages: 448 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 33. Weight in Grams: 308.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780241967874
ISBN
9780241967874

€ 12.99
€ 10.10

Hardcover. This book examines how terrorism as a theme has been represented in Australian post-9/11 novels. It elaborates a distinctively Australian approach in this regard as the novels taken into consideration focus on the terrorism discourse and its inherent strategies of fictionalisation rather than the actual violence of a terrorist attack. Num Pages: 171 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; GTC; HB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 270 x 16. Weight in Grams: 326.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631673164
ISBN
9783631673164

€ 42.99
€ 40.69

Audio CD. A collection of three medieval English poems, translated by Tolkien for the modern-day reader and containing romance, tragedy, love, sex and honour. Translator(s): Tolkien, J. R. R. Num Pages: 4 pages. BIC Classification: DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 137 x 15. Weight in Grams: 146. THIS IS AN AUDIO CD
Format
CD
Publication date
2006
Publisher
HarperCollins
Condition
New
SKU
9780007223619
ISBN
9780007223619

€ 20.00
€ 13.52

Paperback. An anthology of poems about creatures of many kinds, including some perhaps more fanciful than real. The poets range from Homer to the present. Editor(s): Muldoon, Paul. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: DC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 134 x 24. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571195473
ISBN
9780571195473

€ 12.99
€ 9.39

Paperback. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0004162
ISBN
9780717125258

€ 14.28

Paperback. In 1992, a climber was left to die by other climbers on Mount Everest, which horrified Joe Simpson who was himself left for dead in Peru in 1985. In this book Simpson explores anecdotally and in heated debates with his climbing companions on Pumori, the moral climate of mountaineering in the 1990s. Num Pages: 208 pages, 8pp colour and 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: BTP; DNF; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 15. Weight in Grams: 180. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001671
ISBN
9780099756118

€ 17.95

Paperback. Born in Oran, Algeria, the author spent her childhood in France's former colony. This title is her memoir of a preadolescence that shaped her with intense feelings of alienation, yet also contributed, in a paradoxically essential way, to her development as a writer and philosopher. Translator(s): Brahic, Beverley Bie. Series: Avant-garde and Modernism Studies. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; BGLA; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 8. Weight in Grams: 168.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810123632
ISBN
9780810123632

€ 40.75

Paperback. Editor(s): Scott, Michael. Series: Casebook S. Num Pages: 208 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DD; DSG. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 218 x 139 x 12. Weight in Grams: 254.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333352717
ISBN
9780333352717

€ 36.78

Hardcover. Known for his work "The Great Gatsby", a searing criticism of American society during the 1920s, F Scott Fitzgerald claimed the distinction of creating what many readers and scholars consider to be the "great American novel". This volume is designed to help students develop their analytical writing skills and critical comprehension of this writer. Series: Bloom's How to Write About. Num Pages: 232 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; YQE. Category: (ES) Secondary; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 158 x 232 x 19. Weight in Grams: 466.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Chelsea House Publishers United States
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780791094822
ISBN
9780791094822

€ 59.89

Paperback. Meursault, his anti-hero, will not lie. When his mother dies, he refuses to show his emotions simply to satisfy the expectations of others. And when he commits a random act of violence on a sun-drenched beach near Algiers, his lack of remorse compounds his guilt in the eyes of society and the law. Yet he is as much a victim as a criminal. Translator(s): Smith, Sandra. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 146 x 8. Weight in Grams: 102.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141198064
ISBN
9780141198064

€ 10.99
€ 9.02

Paperback. Horrific, horrendous, unspeakable, the Whitechapel murderer, Jack the Ripper, stalked the streets of East London in 1888, slaughtering prostitutes and bewildering the police who were hunting him. This book looks at the evidence left by the murderer. Series Editor(s): Davies, David Stuart. Series: Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural. Num Pages: 384 pages, Illustrations, 1 map. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 137 x 21. Weight in Grams: 252.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840220773
ISBN
9781840220773

€ 5.62

Hardcover. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear. Dust wrapper has some minor edge wear but remains very good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1976
Publisher
The Bodley Head Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0003195
ISBN
9780370105611

€ 17.95

Paperback. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393352719
ISBN
9780393352719

€ 16.99
€ 16.97

Paperback. Explores the idealism and reality of a multicultural Britain. The author, whose own parents came to England from the Punjab in the 1950s, conjures a jazzed hybrid language to tell stories of aspiration, assimilation, alienation and love, from a stowaway's first footprint on Dover beach to the disenchantment of subsequent generations. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 6. Weight in Grams: 92. Good copy signed by the author
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303733
ISBN
9780571231225

€ 15.00

Hardback. Num Pages: 304 pages, 40 b&w illus. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; 3JJ; BGLA; DSBH; DSK; HBJK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 223 x 30. Weight in Grams: 496.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of Washington Press United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780295999364
ISBN
9780295999364

€ 95.51

Hardback. This book explores the inter-relationships between Agatha Christie and her works to seek the wholeness in the Christie experience. The authors perceive an integration in personal experience and moral and aesthetic values between the woman and her art. Num Pages: 199 pages, port. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK; FA; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 164 x 242 x 25. Weight in Grams: 488.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press United States
Number of pages
199
Condition
New
SKU
V9780879722159
ISBN
9780879722159

€ 25.72

Paperback. Num Pages: 446 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 136 x 35. Weight in Grams: 562.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
New Island Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848400450
ISBN
9781848400450

€ 15.99
€ 12.54

Paperback. Introduced by Robert Macfarlane Series: The Canons. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; DN; WN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 133 x 12. Weight in Grams: 124. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0006201
ISBN
9780857861832

€ 4.64

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. Series: Shakespeare and Theory. Num Pages: 216 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBD; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 244. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0001157
ISBN
9781472590459

€ 17.97

Hardcover. Illustrator(s): Smith, Graham. Editor(s): Baker, D.S. Series: Sayings, quotations, proverbs. Num Pages: 80 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; CB; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 187 x 135 x 13. Weight in Grams: 252. Fine copy in fine dust wrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Appletree Press Ltd
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0001196
ISBN
9780862815561

€ 4.64

Hardcover. A collection of poignant essays about the transformative power of knitting by twenty-seven extraordinary writers. Editor(s): Hood, Ann. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; WFBS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 25. Weight in Grams: 464.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393239492
ISBN
9780393239492

€ 23.99
€ 22.28

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