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The Art of Wordsworth

By: Abercrombie Lascelles

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01163

Condition: Good


The book has uncut pages and the dw has got a few tears and nibbels and is foxed. View more info

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Country Verse

By: Carr, Samuel

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Chancellor Press: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03470

ISBN: 0907486088

Condition: Fine


An anthology which is delightful for its own sake has also a certain importance for the way in which it emphasises an affinity for the countryside shared by English poets and English painters. A fine clean copy. View more info

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Inferno:The Divine Comedy: Volume 1:

By: Dante, Alighieri: Translated and edited by Robin Kirkpatrick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Penquin Classic, Penguin Classics: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03527

ISBN: 0141195878

Condition: Near Fine


Dante called his poem a ' comedy', or commedia. Only in the sixteenth century was the adjective ' divine' attached to Dante's original title. The commedia is a single poem of one hundred cantos, subdivided into three parts- The Inferno, The Purgatorio and the Paradisio, each part constituting a cantica. This translation of the Inferno is the first in a three volume set. There is a light mark on the forward face of the text block. A tight clean copy. View more info

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Anna of all the Russias: The Life of a Poet under Stalin

By: Elaine Feinstein

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04352

ISBN: 0297643096

Condition: Very Good


In this book, Elaine Feinstein tells the full story of Anna Akhmatova - one of the greatest poets of Russian literature, and one of the most fascinating figures of the twentieth century - making use of a wealth of new material, including memoirs, letters and journals, and interviews with akhmatova's surviving friends and family. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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To All Appearances: Ideology and Performance

By: Herbert Blau

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Routledge: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04607

ISBN: 0415013658

Condition: Very Good


This is a book in which ideology and performance shadow each other, in a theoretical inquiry which ranges widely across historical periods and cultures. A brilliant and chastening look at the rhetoric of critical theory in relation to performance and ideological practice, this is a book for the 21st century. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Way to Write Radio Drama

By: William Ash

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Elm Tree Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04608

ISBN: 0241114462

Condition: Very Good


With numerous examples from such successful radio dramatists as Rose Tremain, Fay Wheldon and Alan Plater, William Ash provides inspiration and down-to-earth guidance both in the creative skills and in the practicalities of writing radio drama. There are in pencil two letters on the inside of the front cover. The text block and pages are tanned. View more info