Books by Publisher: Northcote House Publishers Ltd

    Basil Bunting

    By Julian Stannard

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    The act of poetry is never free from risk; this study shows how Bunting remained faithful to his calling, notwithstanding the twists and turns of his extraordinary life, and he left in his wake an extraordinary body of poetry.

    Beryl Bainbridge

    By Huw Marsh

    Paperback £12.20

    Beryl Bainbridge is one of Britain s major post-war novelists. This study analyses Bainbridge s work in relation to some of the pressing debates in post-war literary studies. It frames Bainbridge s work within her life and times, describing her unique approach to fictionalising her own past and Britain s...

    Beryl Bainbridge

    By Huw Marsh

    Hardback £32.46

    Beryl Bainbridge is one of Britain s major post-war novelists. This study analyses Bainbridge s work in relation to some of the pressing debates in post-war literary studies. It frames Bainbridge s work within her life and times, describing her unique approach to fictionalising her own past and Britain s...

    Pre-Romantic Poetry

    By Quinn

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    Intervenes in debates about eighteenth-century writing, Romanticism, and literary history. By arguing that 'preromanticism' exists to patrol the limits of 'romantic' writing, this book questions approaches to eighteenth- and nineteenth-century writing, and to period-based study more generally.

    Jean Rhys

    By Helen Carr

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    Neglected and forgotten for many years, the novels written by the Dominican-born Jean Rhys are widely acclaimed. Her last and most famous novel, "Wide Sargasso Sea" is a central text for the imaginative re-examination of gender and colonial power relations. This book places Rhys's work in relation to modernist and...

    George Meredith

    By Jacqueline Banerjee

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    George Meredith was a lyrical yet searingly honest poet, and an influential novelist whose fiction distilled, contributed to and animated the major debates of the Victorian age. He became at once an arbiter of taste in his own times, and a trailblazer for modernism.

    The Imagist Poets

    By Andrew Thacker

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    Offers an account of the Imagists poets, the first significant group of modernist poets writing in English. This book discusses what their writing achieved, and analyses the theoretical claims of Imagism in relation to its poetic practice. It is suitable for undergraduates and postgraduates of literature; and teachers of poetry.

    Norman MacCaig

    By Alasdair D. F. Macrae

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Norman MacCaig, who died in 1996, was a prolific poet whose later poetry is accessible and popular. This study places Norman MacCaig in his literary and social contexts and aims to convey the vigorous intelligence, pithy humour and surprise in his poetry.

    Brian Friel

    By Geraldine Higgins

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    Brian Friel is Ireland's leading playwright. This book examines Friel's work within the context of Irish storytelling. It also considers his position as a writer from the north of Ireland negotiating between the responsibilities of art and the demands of violent conflict. It is aimed at students of literature and...

    Margaret Atwood

    By Marion Wynne-Davies

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    Traces the chronological development of Margaret Atwood's global reputation from Canadian nationhood to world-wide politics and from the role of women to gender identity. This book offers a comprehensive overview of her poetry, novels, shorter fiction, children's books, criticism and experimental multi-genre work.

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