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Tibullus: Elegies. Text, Introduction and Commentary by Robert Maltby (ARCA…



This is a new edition of the Augustan poet, Albius Tibullus and a major commentary by Robert Maltby, the first in English since K F Smith (1913) to treat Tibullus’ entire oeuvre within a single cover. It takes full account of up-to-date scholarship on this learned, elegant and, until recently, much underestimated poet. The text is based on that of A G Lee (1990), variations from which are listed at the end and discussed in the notes. The Introduction includes a short history of the text and…

Manuscripts and Texts: Editorial Problems in Later Middle English Literatur…


Presents a selection of papers from the 3rd York Conference on 15th-Century manuscript Studies. The conference concentrated on problems of textual criticism and editorial practice in relation to late medieval English texts.

Contents:
Allen, Some sceptical observations on the editing of The Awntyrs off Arthure;
Cowen, Metrical problems in editing The Legend of Good Women;
Edwards, Observations on the history of Middle English editing;
Embree & Urquhart, The Simonie – the case for a…

Collected Poems



Austin Clarke’s first book of poetry was published in 1917, his last in 1971. In a writing life spanning much of the twentieth century, Clarke created from his early, Yeatsian immersion in Gaelic myth and literature a poetry of passionate, idiosyncratic modernity, rooted in place and time, universal in its resonance. His is poetry, writes Christopher Ricks, of ‘delicate and dancing interlacings’ which is also ‘simple as join-hands’.Clarke can be challengingly elliptical or as robust and…

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: Picador Classic


With an introduction by Will Self

A classic work of psychology, this international bestseller provides a groundbreaking insight into the human mind.

If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self – himself – he cannot know it, because he is no longer there to know it.

In this extraordinary book, Dr. Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients struggling to adapt to often bizarre worlds of neurological disorder. Here are people who can no…