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  1. Selected Poems

    By Oscar Wilde

    Edited by Malcom Hicks

    Series: Fyfield Books

    The life and works of Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) have a perennial fascination for the theatre going and reading public, and it is surprising that no separate edition of the poetry has been published for decades. Malcolm Hicks provides a generous and timely selection, introduction and notes. Here is...

    Published April 12th 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Debt to Pleasure

    John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: In the Eyes of His Contemporaries and in His Own Poetry and Prose

    By John Wilmot

    Series: Fyfield Books

    Rochester, incontestably the greatest of the Restoration poets and reprobates, is presented in The Debt to Pleasure both in his own words and in the words of those who loved and loathed him. The book is a mosaic in which the poet's voice and the voice of his age sound with startling, ribald and...

    Published April 12th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Selected Poems

    By Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Edited by William Empson, David Pirie

    Series: Fyfield Books

    The poems and poem fragments selected by Epson and Pirie represent the very best of Coleridges work. Many of Coleridge's poems are astounding successes, but for everyone of these there are also abysmal failures making it difficult for the layman to approach this leading Romantic without guidance....

    Published April 12th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Selected Poems

    By Andrew Marvell

    Edited by Bill Hutchings

    Series: Fyfield Books

    "The quality which [Andrew] Marvell had," T.S. Eliot remarked, "whether we call it wit or reason or even urbanity.is something precious and needed and apparently extinct." This selection does justice to every aspect of his poetry and demonstrates why he remains one of the best-loved poets in...

    Published April 12th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Bronte Sisters

    Selected Poems

    By Anne Bronte, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Jane Bronte

    Edited by Stevie Davies

    Series: Fyfield Books

    Although the Brontës have long fascinated readers of fiction and biography, their poetry was all too little known until this pioneering selection by Stevie Davies, the novelist and critic. Charlotte (1816-1855) is certainly a competent poet, and Anne (1820-1849) developed a distinctive voice,...

    Published April 12th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Selected Poems

    By Victor Hugo

    Series: Fyfield Books

    This generous, varied selection of poems by one of France's best-loved and most reviled poets is presented with facing originals, detailed notes, and a lively introduction to the author's life and work. Steven Monte presents more than eighty poems in translation and in the original French, taken...

    Published April 12th 2002 by Routledge

  7. D.H. Lawrence

    By Fiona Becket

    Series: Routledge Guides to Literature

    So many questions surround the key figures in the English literary canon, but most books focus on one aspect of an author's life or work, or limit themselves to a single critical approach. D. H. Lawrence is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide which: * offers basic information on Lawrence's,...

    Published April 4th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Abigail Adams

    A Writing Life

    By Edith B. Gelles

    In this book, Edith B. Gelles asserts that Abigail Adams' vivid, insightful letters are "the best account that exists from the pre to the post-Revolutionary period in America of a woman's life and world." Adams' spontaneous, witty letters serve dual purposes for the modern reader: it provides an...

    Published February 8th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Science Fiction Before 1900

    Imagination Discovers Technology

    By Paul K. Alkon

    Series: Genres in Context

    Paul Alkon analyzes several key works that mark the most significant phases in the early evolution of science fiction, including Frankenstein, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, A Connecticut Yankee in King arthur's Court and The Time Machine. He places the work in context and discusses the...

    Published January 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  10. Fantasy

    The Liberation of Imagination

    By Richard Mathews

    Series: Genres in Context

    Using a broad definition of fantasy to include myth, folklore, legend and fairy tale, this survey of the genre will entice as well as inform any student interested in the mysterious, mystical or magical. Beloved authors like J. R. R. Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin, William Morris and Robert E. Howard...

    Published January 2nd 2002 by Routledge