Language and Literature

Picture of The Word Weavers: Newshounds and Wordsmiths.

The Word Weavers: Newshounds and Wordsmiths.

Aitchison, Jean.

Traces the development of journalism from its origins to the present day. She shows how ne...

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Picture of Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica).

Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica).

Apollonius of Rhodes.

Tells the dramatic story of Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece and his relations with Med...

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Birds and Other Plays.

Aristophanes.

The plays comprise Lysistrata, Assembly-Women

and Wealth

. His plays are exuber...

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Picture of Promiscuous: 'Portnoy's Complaint' and Our Doomed Pursuit of Happiness.

Promiscuous: 'Portnoy's Complaint' and Our Doomed Pursuit of Happiness.

Avishai, Bernard.

A perceptive and exuberant assesment of Philip Roth's notorious novel (yes we remember rea...

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Picture of Towns in the Great Desert: New and Selected Poems.

Towns in the Great Desert: New and Selected Poems.

Boyle, Peter.

A significant addition to the corpus of a major Australian poet, these poems make a signif...

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Classic English Love Poems.

Capouya, Emile (ed.).

A romantic anthology of 87 classic love poems from 48 poets who have been an ongoing sourc...

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The Romanticism Handbook.

Chaplin, Sue and Faflak, Joel (eds.).

This is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to literature and culture in the Roma...

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Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy.

Clare, Cassandra et al.

This is the New York Times bestselling companion to the Mortal Instruments Series. Tales f...

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Picture of The Letters of Samuel Beckett: Volume 2, 1941-1956: Volume 2.

The Letters of Samuel Beckett: Volume 2, 1941-1956: Volume 2.

Craig, George et al (eds.).

This second volume opens with the war years, when it was often impossible or too dangerous...

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Sartre's Sink: The Great Writers' Complete Book of DIY.

Crick, Mark.

Famous writers explore all aspects of renovation with a tale of hanging wallpaper from Ern...

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Picture of Dead Interviews: Living Writers Meet Dead Icons.

Dead Interviews: Living Writers Meet Dead Icons.

Crowe, Dan (ed.).

The premise behind this unusual book is to have modern writers sit down and interview thei...

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Crusader.

Douglass, Sara.

Tencendor is dead and only the StarSon can help it live again...but Qeteb is hungry for li...

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Picture of Longing for a Kiss: Love Poems from Many Lands.

Longing for a Kiss: Love Poems from Many Lands.

Editors of Hippocrene Books.

Thi is an anthology of over 130 love poems by writers and poets from 21 countries each cel...

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Picture of Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew.

Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew.

Egremont, Max.

Tells the stories of eleven soldiers and unites their poetry and the history of the war. T...

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Picture of A Curious Invitation: The Forty Greatest Parties in Fiction.

A Curious Invitation: The Forty Greatest Parties in Fiction.

Field, Suzette.

Some years ago a friend of mine was sitting in the lobby of a chic hotel in Paris when he ...

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Sunset on Santorini.

Foster, David.

A poetic account of a trip by the poet to the island of Santorini. Also known as Thera, th...

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Picture of Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth.

Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth.

Frank, Katherine.

Tells the story of Robert Knox, the man who was Crusoe and of Daniel Defoe, the man who wr...

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Picture of Loaded Words.

Loaded Words.

Garber, Marjorie.

Literary and cultural critic, Garber invites readers to join her in a rigorous exploration...

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Picture of Ravens.

Ravens.

Green, George Dawes.

When grifters Shaw and Romeo pull up at a convenience store in Georgia, their only thought...

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Picture of The Cambridge Companion to Narrative.

The Cambridge Companion to Narrative.

Herman, David.

The many contributors provide an accessible introduction to key ideas about narrative, and...

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The Jane Austen Pocket Bible.

Ivins, Holly.

Helps you through the ironic turns of phrase, the love triangles and the fashions. It is f...

$27.95 $9.95

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Picture of Undercover Lover.

Undercover Lover.

Jones, Katherine D.

The most dangerous desires are kept under wraps. When two undercover agents are forced to ...

$5.95

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Picture of Harbour City Poems: Sydney in Verse 1788-2008.

Harbour City Poems: Sydney in Verse 1788-2008.

Langford, Martin (ed).

A wonderful collection of Sydney-specific poems, from Botany Bay

(Anon) to Thanks...

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Picture of Beatrice and Virgil: A Novel.

Beatrice and Virgil: A Novel.

Martel, Yann.

From the winner of the Man Booker Prize for the Life of Pi

comes his latest offering...

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