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Landscapes of Language: the Achievement and Context of Richard Brautigan's Fiction
Landscapes of Language: the Achievement and Context of Richard Brautigan's Fiction
by John Tanner
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Also in Kindle, 3 Jan. 2014
Although there is no link yet this book is also available in the Kindle store and has been for several months Landscapes of Language: the Achievement and Context of Richard Brautigan's Fiction (Contemporary American Literature)


The Blunders of Our Governments
The Blunders of Our Governments
by Anthony King
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £19.99

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Illuminating but a bit blinkered, 30 Dec. 2013
The book makes an excellent job of showing what went wrong, and why,with the Tories' big cock-ups, such as 1. The Poll Tax, 2. the replacement of SERPS by private pensions (and mis-selling of the latter), and 3. the Child Support Agency, and Labour's biggest blunders, such as 1. unworkable tax credits and 2. the so-called PPP deal on the London Underground. But it is very repetitive and somewhat biased.

Given that we now live in a broken society where the real value of low incomes has been falling steadily while the grossly inflated incomes of executives and executive directors keep on rising, it is very strange that they keep repeating that so-called 'reforms' of the trade unions were a great success. The weakness of trade unions may be one of Britain's biggest current problems. They also seem blind to the real costs of other 'successes' as they see them - such as the privatisation of utilities, water and the railways, and the virtual abolition of social housing.


Wordsworth's Revisitings
Wordsworth's Revisitings
by Stephen Gill
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £25.19

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb, 13 Jun. 2012
Stephen Gill's latest book takes a detailed look at Wordsworth's habit of revisiting poems and either revising them into new editions, or creating sequels to them. The observations are exact and illuminating, and there is no Wordsworth reader, however familiar wth the poetry, who will not be surprised and illuminated. The treatment of the evolution of the Ruined Cottage into Book One of The Excursion, and of the Christianising of the poem, is masterly, and there is excellent stuff on revisions of The Prelude, and of Salisbury Plain, and of numerous smaller poems. The book will do much to generate respect for Wordsworth's later practice.


Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence of Henry Crabb Robinson (Volume 2)
Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence of Henry Crabb Robinson (Volume 2)
by Henry Crabb Robinson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £17.13

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely abysmal, 12 Jun. 2012
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THis is a great book of course, but in this format it is almost unreadable - the thing has been scanned and not checked by anybody so things like page numbers and running heads and footnotes or whatever are just scattered through the text and even joined to words in the text. There is gobbledygook on just about every page. There is just no excuse for exploiting customers in this way - churning out machine made books that are almost unreadable when they coukld be made into something decent with a few hours work.


Ecclesiastical Sonnets
Ecclesiastical Sonnets
Price: £11.64

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars An absolute disgrace!!!!! Deserves no stars at all, 12 Jun. 2012
All of these so-called 'Editions National' are a disgrace. Many of them are of quite short poems easily obtainable in decent collected editions, and the longer ones are ludicrously over-priced for something produced entirely by machine and not even checked by a human being.

Whoever is publishing them can't even be bothered to make sure the line endings are properly treated.

Why allow them to clutter up search results? Unfortunately you can't publish a review without giving at least one star


The Poems of William Wordsworth III
The Poems of William Wordsworth III
by William Wordsworth
Edition: Paperback
Price: £39.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Publisher's Comment, 28 Jan. 2010
This three volume edition by Jared Curtis contains the most up-to-date scholarly texts of Wordsworth's poems, as edited in the multi-volume Cornell Wordsworth.

Most Wordsworth scholars now quote Wordsworth from the Cornell texts, but few teachers or students can afford to own the entire series of those editions, which are designed primarily for libraries. The present edition enables lovers of Wordsworth to own the work in affordable form, and is the only comprehensive collection of Wordsworth available in modern texts.

In the third volume are the shorter poems composed between 1807 and 1820, the fourteen-book Prelude, all eight sonnet series, including The River Duddon, Ecclesiastical Sketches, Yarrow Revisited, and Other Poems, poems from Scotland and Italy in 1833 and 1837, and Last Poems: 1821 - 1850. For most modern readers of Wordsworth this volume will contain the most surprises.

The volume includes Wordsworth's own notes published with his poems during his lifetime and a few editorial explanations where appropriate.


The Poems of William Wordsworth II
The Poems of William Wordsworth II
by William Wordsworth
Edition: Paperback
Price: £39.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Publisher's Comment, 28 Jan. 2010
This three volume edition by Jared Curtis contains the most up-to-date scholarly texts of Wordsworth's poems, as edited in the multi-volume Cornell Wordsworth.

Most Wordsworth scholars now quote Wordsworth from the Cornell texts, but few teachers or students can afford to own the entire series of those editions, which are designed primarily for libraries. The present edition enables lovers of Wordsworth to own the work in affordable form, and is the only comprehensive collection of Wordsworth available in modern texts.

Volume 2 contains the thirteen-book Prelude, Benjamin the Waggoner, The Tuft of Primroses and other poems composed for the unfinished Recluse, The Excursion, The White Doe, and translations from Chaucer and Virgil.

The volume includes Wordsworth's own notes published with his poems during his lifetime and a few editorial explanations where appropriate.


The Poems of William Wordsworth: Collected Reading Texts from the Cornell Wordsworth, Volume 1
The Poems of William Wordsworth: Collected Reading Texts from the Cornell Wordsworth, Volume 1
by William Wordsworth
Edition: Paperback
Price: £37.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Publisher's Comment, 28 Jan. 2010
This three volume edition by Jared Curtis contains the most up-to-date scholarly texts of Wordsworth's poems, from the multi-volume Cornell Wordsworth.

Most Wordsworth scholars now quote Wordsworth from the Cornell text, but few teachers or students can afford to own the entire series of those editions, and in any case, it is not designed for convenient reading. The present edition is the only comprehensive collection of Wordsworth available in modern texts.

Volume 1 contains Adventures on Salisbury Plain, The Borderers, the two-part Prelude, The Ruined Cottage, Home at Grasmere, An Evening Walk, Descriptive Sketches, Lyrical Ballads, Peter Bell, and Poems, in Two Volumes.

Each volume includes Wordsworth's own notes published with his poems during his lifetime and is designed for pleasurable reading.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Piracy, 4 Sept. 2007
Problem is - this book is not published by Continuum and never has been. It is solely published by Humanities-Ebooks.co.uk


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