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Great English Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
Great English Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Paul Negri
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The delighted wonder surrounding a cat that has learned to talk quickly turns to dismay when the feline's conversation involves the scandalous remarks he's overheard. "Tobermory" abounds in the irony for which its author, Saki, is well known and admired.... (read more)

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Irish Literature the Nineteenth Century Volume I
Irish Literature the Nineteenth Century Volume I
by A Norman Jeffares
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Since the very successful four-volume Cabinet of Irish Literature, published in 1912 and long out of print, there has been no publication which demonstrates the growth, variety and achievement of Irish writing in the nineteenth century. There are no... (read more)

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The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 1
The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 1
by David Damrosch
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The Fourth Edition of The Longman Anthology of British Literature continues its tradition of presenting works in the historical context in which they were written.  This fresh approach includes writers from the British Isles, underrepresented female... (read more)

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44 Irish Short Stories
44 Irish Short Stories
by Devin A Garrity
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The Irish have always had a way with words. Long ago they took on a language not their own and learned to re-word it into pure magic. Nowhere is this magic more in evidence than in their short stories—stories that combine lyricism, humor and... (read more)

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Irish Tales by Sarah Butler
Irish Tales by Sarah Butler
by Sarah Butler
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Published in London only months after the Jacobite Rebellion of 1715, Irish Tales is an historical romance offering a Jacobite reading of early Irish history, culminating in Brian Boru's victory over the Viking invaders at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.... (read more)

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Female and Male Voices in Early Modern England: An Anthology of Renaissance Writing
Female and Male Voices in Early Modern England: An Anthology of Renaissance Writing
by Betty S Travitsky
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A new anthology of Renaissance writing, which equally represents men and women authors, designed to encourage students to be more aware of gender as a significant category of thought and perception.... (read more)

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Yeats is Dead!: A Novel by Fifteen Irish Writers
Yeats is Dead!: A Novel by Fifteen Irish Writers
by Joseph Oconnor
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“I think he was dead before I shot him.” With these auspicious words begins a murder mystery so utterly unlike any other that it took fifteen of Ireland’s finest writers (working well below their peak) to bring it to its unlikely... (read more)

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The Devil & the Giro: Two Centuries of Scottish Stories (Canongate)
The Devil & the Giro: Two Centuries of Scottish Stories (Canongate)
by Carl Macdougall
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The Scottish story has its roots in an oral tradition where stories were told to entertain. It is a tradition that has not diminished over the years and indeed there is today a body of young writers in the forefront of contemporary literature whose... (read more)

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Vox 'n' Roll: Fiction for the 21st Century
Vox 'n' Roll: Fiction for the 21st Century
by Richard Thomas
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Since 1995, Vox 'n' Roll, held weekly in a pub in London, has become in the words of The Independent "the grooviest literary salon in London". Best-selling writers, literary writers, crime writers, musicians, poets, and criminals all enjoy the unique Vox... (read more)

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Classic Irish Short Stories
Classic Irish Short Stories
by Frank Oconnor
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In his introduction to this collection, Frank O'Connor, himself a distinguished short story writer, emphasizes the richness of the short story tradition in Ireland. The stories he has chosen, all written between the end of the last century and the 1950s,... (read more)

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The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 1b: The Early Modern Period
The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 1b: The Early Modern Period
by David Damrosch
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"Volume 1B: The Early Modern Period of The Longman Anthology of British Literature" is a comprehensive and thoughtfully arranged anthology that offers a rich selection of major British authors throughout the Early Modern Period. The book includes... (read more)

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Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2a: The Romantics and Their Contemporaries, the (Damrosch)
Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2a: The Romantics and Their Contemporaries, the (Damrosch)
by David Damrosch
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A fresh approach to the study of Romantic Literature edited by scholars in the field.  This volume presents extensive selections from a wide range of underrepresented female writers like Mary Wollstonecraft, Dorothy Wordsworth, and... (read more)

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The New Penguin book of Scottish short stories
The New Penguin book of Scottish short stories
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In the art of the short story, Scotland's writers have led the way. The earliest in this anthology, those of Sir Walter Scott and James Hogg, are rich in folklore, proverb, superstition, and sinister humor. Throughout this collection, a preoccupation... (read more)

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Voices of Ireland: Classic Writings of a Rich and Rare Land
Voices of Ireland: Classic Writings of a Rich and Rare Land
by Malachy Mccourt
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The Irish are renowned for their ability to tell a good story, and if there's one thing better than a well-told tale, it's a baker's dozen of them.This marvelous anthology edited by Malachy McCourt collects fiction, poetry, and essays by a variety of... (read more)

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St. Martin's Anthologies of English Lite #0003: SMP Anthologies Englit Vol 3
St. Martin's Anthologies of English Lite #0003: SMP Anthologies Englit Vol 3
by Ian Mcgowan
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The selection of writing in this anthology brings alive the excitement, wit, and exuberance of the Restoration and eighteenth century.... (read more)

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Modern British Short Stories, the Penguin Book of
Modern British Short Stories, the Penguin Book of
by Malcom Bradbury
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Gathers stories by Lowry, Beckett, Bowen, Pritchett, Rhys, Golding, Amis, Lessing, Spark, Fowles, Ballard, and Weldon.... (read more)

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The Vintage Book of Contemporary Irish Fiction
The Vintage Book of Contemporary Irish Fiction
by Dermot Bolger
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This dazzling anthology, edited and introduced by Dermot Bolger, is a splendidly comprehensive and up-to-the-minute collection of the finest recent fiction from a nation of master storytellers. This collection of astonishing breadth reveals a literature... (read more)

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The Longman Anthology of British Literature: Volume 2
The Longman Anthology of British Literature: Volume 2
by David Damrosch
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The first new anthology of British literature in 25 years, The Longman Anthology of British Literature presents the varieties of British literature within the dynamic cultural landscape of the British Isles.... (read more)

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Victorian Prose: An Anthology
Victorian Prose: An Anthology
by Rosemary J Mundhenk
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Rosemary J. Mundhenk and LuAnn McCracken Fletcher have assembled a remarkable variety of Victorian nonfiction prose, both classic and lesser known. In both their commentary and selection the editors have drawn upon the insights of recent theoretical... (read more)

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Children of Albion Rovers: An Anthology of New Scottish Writing
Children of Albion Rovers: An Anthology of New Scottish Writing
by Kevin Williamson
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Hard-edged and iconoclastic, the new wave of Scottish writers and their godfather Irvine Welsh write a darkly funny brand of fiction about people on the fringe -- junkies, soccer hooligans, ravers, working-class youth. This anthology of six full-length... (read more)

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