Language and Literature

Picture of The Cambridge Introduction to Toni Morrison.

The Cambridge Introduction to Toni Morrison.

Roynon, Tessa.

Toni Morrison's fiction is significant and demanding. Her works on African-American experi...

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Kiss Me, Chudleigh: The World According to Auberon Waugh.

Cook, William (ed.).

A splendidly chosen collection of the writings of this wonderful English satirist. He expo...

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Movers and Shakers: A Chronology of Words That Shaped Our Age.

Ayto, John.

For each decade from 1900 on an introductory essay identifies the main historical, cultura...

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O Pioneers!

Cather, Willa.

Alexandra Bergson is an astute, independent young woman whose passion for the Nebraska pra...

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Words, Words, Words.

Crystal, David.

We love

this celebration of what we say and how we say it. Prof Crystal takes us on ...

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Picture of The Three Musketeers.

The Three Musketeers.

Dumas, Alexandre.

Will Hobson has provided us with a brilliant new translation of this famous, swashbuckling...

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1000 Years of English Literature.

Fletcher, Chris et al.

From Beowulf to Wendy Cope this describes the life and work of over 100 of the best-loved ...

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Picture of Here and Now: Letters 2008-2011.

Here and Now: Letters 2008-2011.

Auster, Paul and Coetzee, J.M.

Over the course of four years the two writers share their philosophies on the nature of th...

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Picture of Love to the Little Ones: The Trials and Triumphs of Parents through the Ages in Letters and Diaries, Memoirs and Essays.

Love to the Little Ones: The Trials and Triumphs of Parents through the Ages in Letters and Diaries, Memoirs and Essays.

Fox, Louisa Lane.

From pregnancy and childbirth, childhood, adolescence and adulthood these experiences of f...

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A Great Idea at the Time: The Rise, Fall, and Curious Afterlife of the Great Books.

Beam, Alex.

In the early 1950s a 54-volume series, The Great Books of the Western World

, was pub...

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The Chemistry of Tears.

Carey, Peter.

Catherine has had a long, secret love affair with a colleague at the Swinburne Museum and ...

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Picture of Amazing and Extraordinary Facts: J.R.R. Tolkien.

Amazing and Extraordinary Facts: J.R.R. Tolkien.

Duriez, Colin.

He was an extraordinarily interesting man who gained his first University Chair in English...

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Clea.

Durrell, Lawrence.

The Irish émigré Darley becomes enmeshed with the bisexual artist, Clea. The affair change...

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King Solomon's Mines.

Haggard, H. Rider.

The wonderful story of the adventures of Allan Quatermain, Sir Henry Curtis and Captain Jo...

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Picture of The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature.

The Oxford Guide to Arthurian Literature.

Lupack, Alan.

An excellent reference, published by OUP, it details the development of Arthurian legends ...

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Picture of The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of 'Proper' English, from Shakespeare to 'South Park'.

The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of 'Proper' English, from Shakespeare to 'South Park'.

Lynch, Jack.

In its history, the English language has had many lawmakers - those who have tried to regu...

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Picture of The Aspern Papers and Other Stories.

The Aspern Papers and Other Stories.

James, Henry.

An unscrupulous critic determined to get his hands on the private papers of a great poet, ...

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First Words.

Messerli, Douglas.

Those who enjoy reading poetry will leap upon this little book with joy. Messerli's poetry...

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Paradise Lost.

Milton, John.

Milton's fiery genius in pursuit of his great theme, to justify the ways of God to Men mad...

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Picture of The Animal Lore of Shakespeare's Time including Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles, Fish and Insects.

The Animal Lore of Shakespeare's Time including Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles, Fish and Insects.

Phipson, Emma.

A fascinating work, first published in 1883, which contains unusual and beautiful insights...

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One for the Books.

Queenan, Joe.

He says 'I have never squandered an opportunity to read', and 'books are physically appeal...

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Six Bad Poets.

Reid, Christopher.

A fast-paced farce-in-verse which follows the exploits and mishaps of a group of poets in ...

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The Cherry Harvest.

Sanna, Lucy.

In 1944, in Wisconsin, the Christianson family struggles to keep their cherry orchard goin...

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The Hanging Garden.

White, Patrick.

This is his posthumously discovered novel, the first part of what was intended to be his f...

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