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Kafka
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'When Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from troubled dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous insect ...' So begins Franz Kafka's...
The life and rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah
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*BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*'The Life and Rhymes has a performative quality reminiscent of Zephaniah's poetry - honest, unshowy and ultimately unthr...

The J.R.R. Tolkien companion and guide. Volume 1 Chronology
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Volume 1 of the most comprehensive in-depth companion to Tolkien's life and works ever published, including synopses of all his writings, and a Tolkie...
W. B. Yeats
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A leader of the twentieth-century Irish nationalist movement, who eventually became one of the Free States's senators, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939...

To the Lighthouse
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'I am making up To the Lighthouse - the sea is to be heard all through it' Inspired by the lost bliss of her childhood summers in Cornwall, Virgin...
Orwell's Animal farm
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The lat...

Appointment in Arezzo
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This book is an intimate, fond and funny memoir of one of the greatest novelists of the last century. This colourful, personal, anecdotal, indiscreet ...
On Leopard Rock
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Wilbur Smith has lived an incredible life of adventure, and now he shares the extraordinary true stories that have inspired his fiction. I've been w...

A moveable feast
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Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most beloved works. Since Hemingway's personal papers were released...
Theorists of the modernist novel
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Tracing the developing modernist aesthetic in the thought and writings of James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf, Deborah Parsons consider...

Readings in the Cantos. Volume 1
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The project as a whole represents a landmark publication for modernist studies, bringing together, in a ground-breaking format, a number of critical r...
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Exam Board: AQA A, AQA B, OCR, CCEALevel: AS/A-levelSubject: English literatureFirst teaching: September 2015First exams: Summer 2016Enable students t...

The weird and the eerie
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What exactly are the Weird and the Eerie? In this new essay, Mark Fisher argues that some of the most haunting and anomalous fiction of the 20th centu...
Laying out the bones
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English sheds new light on death and dying in twentieth- and twenty-first century Irish literature as she examines the ways that Irish wake and funera...

Birthday letters
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Ted Hughes's Birthday Letters are addressed, with just two exceptions, to Sylvia Plath, the American poet to whom he was married. They were written ov...
This boy's life
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The author of The Barracks Thief and Hunters in the Snow recreates his boyhood experiences, relating how he and his mother travelled throughout th...

Blood wedding
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Blood Wedding is set in a village community in Lorca's Andalusia, and tells the story of a couple drawn irresistibly together in the face of a...
Sylvia Plath's selected poems
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Sylvia Plath is one of the defining voices in twentieth-century poetry. This classic selection of her work, made by her former husband Ted Hughes, pro...

Why Dylan matters
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A GUARDIAN AND INDEPENDENT BEST MUSIC BOOK OF 2017.'At last an expert classicist gets to grips with Bob Dylan' Mary Beard'A poignant blend of memoir, ...
Modernism
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Modernism is the movement which attempts to redefine the relationship between art and life, seeking to establish a mode of thought to account for new ...

The Bostonians
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The plot of this novel revolves around the feminist movement in Boston in the 1870s. F.R. Leavis called it one of the two most brilliant novels in th...
The Age of Innocence
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'They lived in a kind of hieroglyphic world, where the real thing was never said or done or even thought, but only represented by a set of arbitrary s...

Goodbye to all that
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An autobiographical work that describes firsthand the great tectonic shifts in English society following the First World War, Robert Graves's Goodbye ...
The theatre of Tom Murphy
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Tom Murphy shot to fame with the London production of A Whistle in the Dark in 1961, establishing him as the outstanding Irish playwright of his gener...

Left Bank
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A captivating portrait of those who lived, loved, fought, played and flourished in Paris between 1940 and 1950 and whose intellectual and artistic out...
Speak, memory
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'Speak, memory', said Vladimir Nabokov. And immediately there came flooding back to him a host of enchanting recollections - of his comfortable childh...

La casa de Bernarda Alba
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Exam Board: AQA, Edexcel, WJEC, Eduqas & CCEALevel: AS/A-levelSubject: Modern LanguagesFirst Teaching: September 2017First Exam: June 2018Literatu...
North
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In North Seamus Heaney found a myth which allowed him to articulate a vision of Ireland - its people, history and landscape. Here the Irish experienc...

The Edinburgh companion to the Arab novel in English
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Opening up the field of diasporic Anglo-Arab literature to critical debate, this reference companion spans from the first Arab novel in 1911 right up ...
The Tao of Pooh
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'It's hard to be brave,' said Piglet, sniffing slightly, 'when you're only a Very Small Animal.'Winnie-the-Pooh is 'The Bear for all Ages', and now he...

Staring at lakes
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Throughout his life, Michael Harding has lived with a sense of emptiness - through faith, marriage, fatherhood and his career as a writer, a pervading...
Early Auden, later Auden
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Presented in one volume for the very first time, and updated with new archival discoveries, Early Auden, Later Auden reintroduces Edward Mendelson's a...