Language and Literature

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

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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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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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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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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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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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 Mary and The Wrongs of Woman.

Mary and The Wrongs of Woman.

Wollstonecraft, Mary.

The author is best known for her pioneering views on the rights of women to share equal ri...

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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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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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Picture of Language Redeemed: Chaucer's Mature Poetry.

Language Redeemed: Chaucer's Mature Poetry.

Williams, David.

Chaucer's thoughtfully Catholic worldview undergirds his poetry and the author skilfully s...

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Picture of Vernon Lee: Aesthetics, History and the Victorian Female Intellectual.

Vernon Lee: Aesthetics, History and the Victorian Female Intellectual.

Zorn, Christa.

Details the career of this independent female intellectual which spanned the late Victoria...

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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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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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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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The Alice Behind Wonderland.

Winchester, Simon.

He has taken the famous, 'vaguely unsettling' picture that Charles Dodgson took of a winso...

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To the Lighthouse.

Woolf, Virginia.

The novel that established Virginia Woolf as a leading writer of the twentieth century, te...

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