The Summer of the Danes (Brother Cadfael Mystery #18) by Ellis Peters

By Ellis Peters

To tie in with the hardcover free up of Peters' The Benediction of Brother Cadfael, this is the 18th access within the eminently profitable medieval detective sequence. in the summertime of 1144, Brother Cadfael is distributed to Wales on church enterprise and is captured through Danes. And whilst a prisoner is assassin, the smart monk is aware he will no longer see Shrewsbury back till the killer is stuck.

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Cultural semiotics, Spenser, and the captive woman by Louise Schleiner

By Louise Schleiner

This booklet makes use of thoughts from A.-J. Greimas to research Spenser's Shepheardes Calendar as a discourse and as a definitive textual content for the Elizabethan "political unconscious." It finds, besides a proof of the libidinal and political functioning of the Calender, an "ideologeme" commonly observable within the 1580s and 1590s, that of the captive/capturing lady.

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Hope Mirrlees: Collected Poems by Hope Mirrlees

By Hope Mirrlees

Spanning numerous a long time of her existence, a number of continents, and critical occasions, this number of desire Mirrlees’s poetry contains formerly unpublished paintings and the modernist writer’s later poems and essays, written circa 1920. additionally incorporated is the entire textual content of Paris: A Poem—a daylong, psycho-geographical flânerie during the streets and metro tunnels of post–World warfare I Paris. Groundbreaking and illuminating, this quantity is a testomony to Mirrlees’s contribution to 20th-century poetry.

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The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century English by Laura Marcus, Peter Nicholls

By Laura Marcus, Peter Nicholls

Masking the whole diversity of writing in England, Scotland, Wales and eire, this quantity additionally explores the effect of writing from the previous colonies on English literature of the interval. It analyzes the ways that traditional literary genres have been encouraged through the cultural applied sciences of radio, cinema and tv. This paintings is of significant value to someone fascinated about twentieth-century literature, its cultural context and its relation to the modern.

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Cold Calls: War Music Continued by Christopher Logue

By Christopher Logue

The scene is determined for chilly Calls, the 5th and penultimate instalment of Logue's Homer, an ongoing undertaking - a section of performance-art for the web page instead of the level - which has taken numerous a long time to spread, and has been defined as, 'Less a translation than an variation. much less an model actually, than an unique poem of substantial power.' (Derek Mahon)

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Selected Poems of Byron (Wordsworth Poetry) (Wordsworth by George Gordon Byron

By George Gordon Byron

'I suggest to teach issues rather as they're, now not as they should be', wrote Byron (1788-1824) in his comedian masterpiece Don Juan, which follows the adventures of the hero around the Europe and close to East which Byron knew so good, concerning the most important political, cultural and social matters of the day. this option contains all of that poem, and decisions from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the satirical poems English Bards and Scotch Reviewers and A imaginative and prescient of Judgement. Paul Wright's designated introductions position Byron's vibrant lifestyles and paintings inside of their broader social and political contexts, and reveal that Byron either fostered and critiqued the infamous 'Byronic fable' of heroic experience, political motion and sexual scandal.

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