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Mighty Lewd Books
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Mighty Lewd Books describes the emergence of a new home-grown English pornography. Through the examination of over 500 pieces of British erotica, this book looks at sex as seen in erotic culture, religion and medicine throughout the long eighteenth-century, and provides a radical new approach to the study of sexuality.

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Rafael Reig
60,70 € *
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Rafael Reig is a Spanish writer born in Asturias in 1963. He studied Philosophy and Humanities in Madrid and then in New York, completing his PhD in literature on 19th century literary depictions of prostitution. His novels are Guapa de cara (A Pretty Face) and Blood on the Saddle (2006 Duncan Lawrie International Dagger), both translated into English (Serpent's Tail). He works as an academic and critic. Serpent's Tail is a British independent publishing firm founded in 1986 by Pete Ayrton. It is notable for its translated works, particularly European crime fiction, and is the British publisher of Elfriede Jelinek and Lionel Shriver. In January 2007 it was bought out by British publisher Profile Books.

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Penguin Modern Poets
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Penguin Modern Poets was a series of 27 poetry books published by Penguin Books in the 1960s and 1970s, each containing work by three contemporary poets (mostly but not exclusively British and American). The series was begun in 1962 and published an average of two volumes per year throughout the 1960s. Each volume was stated to be "an attempt to introduce contemporary poetry to the general reader". The series added up to a substantial survey of English-language poetry of the time.

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Alternative Anthem
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John Agard has been broadening the canvas of British poetry for the past 30 years with his mischievous, satirical fables which overturn all our expectations. "Alternative Anthem" is a live album of poems from books published over three decades, with a DVD of filmed highlights from recent performances. It includes poetry from "We Brits" in which the Guyanese-born word magician gives an outsider-insider view of British life in poems which both challenge and cherish our peculiar culture and hallowed institutions, "Weblines" that contains three powerful Caribbean myths of transformation: the steeldrum, the limbo dancer, and Anansi, the spider trickster god, and, "From the Devil's Pulpit" that is a Devil's eye view of the world, sweeping from Genesis across time, and, other collections including "Mangoes and Bullets" and "Lovelines for a Goat-Born Lady", as well his children's books, featuring some of Agard's best-known poems - "Listen Mr Oxford don", "Palm Tree King", "Half-Caste", and "English Girl Eats Her First Mango". John Agard's latest collection, "Clever Backbone", is published by Bloodaxe at the same time as "Alternative Anthem".

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King's Library
54,00 € *
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The King s Library was the original name applied both to the British Royal Collection of over 60,000 books and to the room in the British Museum that housed them. The books were transferred to the new British Library in 1998, and the room has now been restored to its original glory as one of London's finest and most beautiful neo-Classical interiors. The King s Library is considered one of the most significant collections of the Enlightenment, containing books printed mainly in Britain, Europe and North America from the mid-15th to the early-19th centuries. The collection was especially rich in classical literature, British and European history, English and Italian literature, religious texts and in examples of early printing, which include include a copy of the Gutenberg Bible and Caxton's first edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

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King's Library
55,60 € *
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The King s Library was the original name applied both to the British Royal Collection of over 60,000 books and to the room in the British Museum that housed them. The books were transferred to the new British Library in 1998, and the room has now been restored to its original glory as one of London's finest and most beautiful neo-Classical interiors. The King s Library is considered one of the most significant collections of the Enlightenment, containing books printed mainly in Britain, Europe and North America from the mid-15th to the early-19th centuries. The collection was especially rich in classical literature, British and European history, English and Italian literature, religious texts and in examples of early printing, which include include a copy of the Gutenberg Bible and Caxton's first edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

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Alternative Anthem
12,44 € *
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John Agard has been broadening the canvas of British poetry for the past 30 years with his mischievous, satirical fables which overturn all our expectations. "Alternative Anthem" is a live album of poems from books published over three decades, with a DVD of filmed highlights from recent performances. It includes poetry from "We Brits" in which the Guyanese-born word magician gives an outsider-insider view of British life in poems which both challenge and cherish our peculiar culture and hallowed institutions, "Weblines" that contains three powerful Caribbean myths of transformation: the steeldrum, the limbo dancer, and Anansi, the spider trickster god, and, "From the Devil's Pulpit" that is a Devil's eye view of the world, sweeping from Genesis across time, and, other collections including "Mangoes and Bullets" and "Lovelines for a Goat-Born Lady", as well his children's books, featuring some of Agard's best-known poems - "Listen Mr Oxford don", "Palm Tree King", "Half-Caste", and "English Girl Eats Her First Mango". John Agard's latest collection, "Clever Backbone", is published by Bloodaxe at the same time as "Alternative Anthem".

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Scouting for Boys, 2 Audio-CDs
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Since its first publication in 1908, Scouting for Boys has been one of the bestselling books in the English language. Subtitled A Handbook for Instruction in Good Citizenship, the book draws on a miscellany of material, including Baden-Powell's own military experiences, and is credited with giving birth to the scout movement. The text covers the topics of Scoutcraft, Tracking and Observation, Woodcraft, Camp Life and First Aid, in addition to suggesting a range of scout activities and games. Written against a background of British colonialism, Scouting for Boys is both a fascinating historical document and a valuable guidebook for the modern scout.

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Toby Litt
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Toby Litt is an English writer, born in Bedford in 1968. He studied at Bedford Modern School, read English at Worcester College, Oxford and studied Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia where he was taught by Malcolm Bradbury. A short story by Toby Litt was included in the anthology All Hail the New Puritans (2000), edited by Matt Thorne and Nicholas Blincoe, and he has edited The Outcry (2001), Henry James''s last completed novel, for Penguin in the UK. In 2003 he was nominated by Granta magazine as one of the 20 ''Best of Young British Novelists''. He edited the 13th edition of New Writing (the British Council''s annual anthology of the finest contemporary writing in fiction, non-fiction and poetry) and is known for naming his books in alphabetical order.

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