Literature, Poetry & Plays.
Memoirs of a Little Old Man
there is no description by : Stormy J. Froom
Mother's Beloved: Stories from Laos
by : Bounyavong Outhine Outhine Bounyavong is one of the most prominent contemporary writers in Laos. His stories are animated with Laotian virtues of simplicity, compassion, respect for age, and...
Mr. Standfast (Wordsworth Classics)
When Richard Hannay, the hero of The Thirty-nine Steps, is recalled by the Head of British Intelligence from the Western Front at a critical moment in the battle for France,...
Old English Glosses in the Epinal-Erfurt Glossary
by : J. D. Pheifer
Old Irish Wisdom Attributed to Aldfrith of Northumbria:
by : King of Northumbria Aldfrith
by : John Milton Paradise Lost is about Adam and Eve--how they came to be created and how they came to lose their place in the Garden of Eden, also...
Paris 1928: Nexus II
by : Henry Miller Published for the first time in English, Paris 1928 (Nexus II) continues in true Henry Miller fashion the narrative begun in Nexus, the third volume of...
Pearl: A New Verse Translation
he publication of Simon Armitage's Sir Gawain and the Green Knight was a literary event, garnering front-page reviews on two continents. Armitage now turns his attentions to another beloved medieval...
Piers Plowman: The A Version
The fourteenth-century Piers Plowman is one of the most influential poems from the Age of Chaucer. Following the character Will on his quest for the true Christian life, the three...
Playing Around: Aristophanes Essays in Honour of Alan Sommerstein
by Lynn Kozak and John Rich Alan Sommerstein joined the staff of the University of Nottingham in 1974 and remains there to this day. During this period he has produced...
Poetry (The Literary Agenda)
by David Constantine The Literary Agenda is a series of short polemical monographs about the importance of literature and of reading in the wider world and about the state of...
Poetry Classics: Edmund Spenser
Born in London in 1552, Edmund Spenser was educated at Cambridge University, but lived most of his life in Ireland. As a poet, he enjoyed much fame during his lifetime....
Politics and Script: Aspects of Authority and Freedom in the Development of Graeco-
by : Stanley Morison Originally delivered as a series of lectures in 1956-57, these papers argue that the script was the result of changes in the religious or political environment...
Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems
by Nikki Giovanni A resonant, powerful collection from one of America’s preeminent poets. In Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea, Nikki Giovanni turns her pen to nature and the environment, the might...
Reading Matters: Narrative in the New Media Ecology
by : Joseph Tabbi The convergence of twentieth-century narrative and technology is one of the most important developments in current literary study. A decade after the founding of the Society...
Reading the Fire: The Traditional Indian Literatures of America
by : Jarold Ramsey Reading the Fire engages America’s “first literatures,” traditional Native American tales and legends, as literary art and part of our collective imaginative heritage. This revised edition...
Recognizing Persius (Martin Classical Lectures)
by : Kenneth J. Reckford Recognizing Persius is a passionate and in-depth exploration of the libellus--or little book--of six Latin satires left by the Roman satirical writer Persius when he...
The new Pelican Shakespeare series incorporates the more than thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the acclaimed original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1965 and 1967. by...
Robert Burns Selected Poems
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Sceptres and Sciences in the Spains: Four Humanists and the New Philosophy C.1680-1740
This study centres on science, aesthetics and ideology in Spain and Spanish America in the years 1680-1740. Catholic humanists began to move away from Scholastic philosophy and the aesthetics of...
Shakespeare and the Ideal of Love
by Jill Line Reveals the influence of the Renaissance scholar-priest Marsilio Ficino on Shakespeare and how the Neoplatonic philosophy of love shaped the inner meaning of his work • Shows...
Shakespeare and the Mismeasure of Renaissance Man
by : Paula Blank Shakespeare's poems and plays are rich in reference to measure, number, and weight, which were the key terms of an early modern empirical and quantitative...
Shakespeare's Window into the Soul:
by Martin Lings A study of the mystical, spiritual, and profound visionary wisdom contained in Shakespeare’s plays• Reveals the significant mystical symbolism in ten of Shakespeare’s later, more mature, works including...
Shakespeare: His Work and His World
by : Michael Rosen What's so special about Shakespeare? What do we actually know about him? What was it like to live in Shakespeare's time? These are just a few...
Simply Unthinkable is not a chronological autobiography; rather an engaging anthology of short stories and poems detailing challenges and themes that have shaped Ashley's life. His intense desire to tap...
Stones Of Bobello
By: Edwar al-Kharrat A classic work of fiction from Edwar al-Kharrat, who has been described by Doris Lessing
Studies In the History of Old English Literature
by : Kenneth Sisam
The Charleston Bulletin Supplements
By: Virginia Woolf In the summer of 1923, Virginia Woolf’s nephews, Quentin and Julian Bell, founded a family newspaper, The Charleston Bulletin. Quentin decided to ask his aunt Virginia for...