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Horace Walpole's Cat



Christopher Frayling; Bentley


Thames & Hudson 2009
Hardback Illustrated
 

One day in 1747, Horace Walpole's cat Selima fell into a tub of goldfishes and drowned, inspiring Thomas Gray to write his much-loved Ode on the DeathOne day in 1747, Horace Walpole's cat Selima fell into a tub of goldfishes and drowned, inspiring Thomas Gray to write his much-loved Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat. This delightful, handsomely produced book takes the poem as a starting point for an exploration of 18th century matters feline, drawing in Rousseau, Johnson and Christopher Smart. It features three sets of illustrations for the poem: engravings by Richard Bentley (1753), watercolours by Blake (1797) and previously unpublished drawings by Kathleen Hale (1944). ...more
 

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The Oxford Book of Parodies



John Gross

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Oxford University Press 2012
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Yeats rewrites 'Old King Cole', Jack Kerouac is 'On the Sidewalk', Proust is in Chelsea and TS Eliot's The Waste Land is rendered in limericks... ThisYeats rewrites 'Old King Cole', Jack Kerouac is 'On the Sidewalk', Proust is in Chelsea and TS Eliot's The Waste Land is rendered in limericks... This anthology by the distinguished writer and critic John Gross (1935-2011) provides an unparalleled - and often hilarious - introduction to the parodist's art. Part one presents literary parodies arranged by the writer parodied, from Chaucer to JK Rowling; part two ranges into more general literary topics and fields such as politics, journalism, the theatre and even science. ...more
 

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The Exegesis of Philip K Dick



Pamela Jackson

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011
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Reading Shakespeare's Sonnets



Don Paterson


Faber 2010
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Writers Talk


Conversations with Contemporary British Novelists

Philip Tew; Fiona Tolan; Leigh Wilson

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Continuum 2008
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Twentieth-Century Poetic Translation


Literary Cultures in Italian and English

Daniela Caselli; Daniela la Penna

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Continuum 2008
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Tony Kushner's Angels in America



Ken Nielsen


Continuum 2008
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Tom Stoppard's Arcadia



John Fleming


Continuum 2008
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Tolstoy


A Guide for the Perplexed

Jeff Love


Continuum 2008
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Survivors of a Kind


Memoirs of the Western Front

Brian Bond


Continuum 2008
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Shelley's Frankenstein



Graham Allen


Continuum 2008
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Shakespearean Metaphysics



Michael Witmore


Continuum 2008
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Scientific Discourse


Multiliteracy in the Classroom

David Ian Hanauer


Continuum 2008
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Sarah Kane's Blasted



Helen Iball


Continuum 2008
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The Reception of PB Shelley in Europe



Susanne Schmid; Michael Rossington

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Continuum 2008
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