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Books on literature, including literary studies, children's literature, literary history and studies of the lives and work of famous writers.

Heaven in Ordinary

Heaven in Ordinary:

Poetry and Religion in a Secular Age

By David Jasper

A personal journey through poetry and faith, exploring the themes of five English poets in relation to Christianity and the Anglican tradition in particular.

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ISBN: 9780718847777
£12.40
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ISBN: 9780718847753
Heresies and Heretics

Heresies and Heretics:

Memories of the Twentieth Century

By George Watson

An entertaining and provocative exploration of cultural and literary heresies of the 20th century, and the diverse and original individuals who championed them.

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ISBN: 9780718892920
£20.50

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ISBN: 9780718841027

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ISBN: 9780718841034
£12.75
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ISBN: 9780718841010
Hibernia's Muses

Hibernia's Muses:

The Daughters of Thalia and Melpomene

By S.W. Jackman

A detailed study of eight Irish 19th-century women writers, showing how provincial arts in Victorian times were as influential as those of great urban centres.

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ISBN: 9780718830526
£17.00
How Did Long John Silver Lose his Leg?

How Did Long John Silver Lose his Leg?:

and Twenty-Six Other Mysteries of Children's Literature

By Dennis Butts and Peter Hunt

A wide-ranging and lively exploration of the questions raised by the classics of children's fiction, in the texts themselves and in their cultural reception.

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ISBN: 9780718893101
£18.50

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ISBN: 9780718841942

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ISBN: 9780718841959
£11.25
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ISBN: 9780718841935
Imagist Dialogues

Imagist Dialogues:

Letters between Aldington, Flint and Others

By Michael Copp (editor)

A fascinating collection of annotated letters offering new insight into the development of early 20th-century modernism, particularly in the Imagist movement.

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ISBN: 9780718892135
£32.75
The Inheritance of Genius

The Inheritance of Genius:

A Thackeray Family Biography 1798–1875

By John Aplin

Volume I of a biographical study of the author William Makepeace Thackeray and his family, including new research shedding light on the lives of his daughters.

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ISBN: 9780718892241
£27.00

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ISBN: 9780718842109
Kilvert's Diary and Landscape

Kilvert's Diary and Landscape

By John Toman

A significant study of the background to Kilvert's diary and his influences, presenting new insights into the writer and the culture in which he wrote.

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ISBN: 9780718830953
£29.50
Liturgical Liaisons

Liturgical Liaisons:

The Textual Body, Irony, and Betrayal in John Donne and Emily Dickinson

By Jamey Heit

An imaginative and enriching analysis of the poetry of John Donne and Emily Dickinson from a liturgical and theological perspective.

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ISBN: 9780718895075
£19.00

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ISBN: 9780718846060
The Lost Literature of Socialism

The Lost Literature of Socialism:

2nd Edition

By George Watson

Second edition of an authoritative study of socialist literature showing the racist and genocidal roots of socialist texts of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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ISBN: 9780718892272
£21.25

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ISBN: 9780718845179

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ISBN: 9780718845186
£13.31
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