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    Mujeres en transito

    By Vanesa Miseres

    Paperback £68.91

    Examines in detail the insightful accounts by four prominent female writers who travelled to and from Latin America in the 19th century: the French-Peruvian socialist and activist Flora Tristan 1803-1844, the Argentines Juana Manuela Gorriti 1819-1892 and Eduarda Mansilla 1838-1892, and the Peruvian Clorinda Matto de Turner 1852-1909.

    Dublin: Renaissance City of Literature

    Hardback £74.46

    Dublin: Renaissance city of literature interrogates the notion of a literary 'renaissance' in Dublin. Through detailed case studies of print and literature in Renaissance Dublin, the volume covers innovative new ground, including quantitative analysis of print production in Ireland, unique insight into the city's literary communities and considerations of literary...

    Rooms of One's Own

    By Adrian Mourby

    Hardback £10.25

    Visit the historic places where great works of literature were written

    Henry David Thoreau in Context

    Hardback £81.22

    Henry David Thoreau in Context provides original research on Thoreau's influences, the topics he explored, the intellectual currents he was inspired by, and how he has been received since his death, making it a valuable resource to students, teachers, scholars, and general readers.

    Discovering Dylan Thomas

    By John Goodby

    Paperback Save £1.29 = £23.70

    A guide to the notebook poems and published poems of Dylan Thomas, drawing on his newly-discovered fifth notebook and other previously unpublished material.

    Legion Of Regrettable Supervillains

    By Jon Morris

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Meet the lesser of all evils!

    Arthurian Place Names of Wales

    By Scott Lloyd

    Paperback Save £2.04 = £27.95

    In this book, all of the Arthurian places and names in Wales have been traced back to their original sources to explore the reasons behind their creation.

    Cambridge Companion to the Beats

    Paperback £18.35

    For too long, criticism of the Beat Generation has focused on the biographical exploits of Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Burroughs. This Companion changes that by placing the Beats in their historical, cultural, and literary contexts. Contributors focus on key concerns of Beat writing, including race, gender, sexuality, religion, and transnational circulation.

    London: An Illustrated Literary Companion

    Hardback £8.45

    A fascinating literary overview of London through the centuries.

    Penguin Guide to Literature in English

    By Ronald Carter

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    This second edition of The Penguin Guide to Literature in English: Britain and Ireland provides an illustrated introduction to the work of the most important writers and their historical background from the year 600 to the end of the twentieth century. It covers the works of novelists, dramatists and poets...

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