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            The Savage Coloniser Book
               

            The Savage Coloniser Book (Paperback)

            By Avia, Tusiata

            • RRP: $25.00
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            • Pub Date
              8 Oct 20

            Kneel like a prayer full of lynching This is my God-given white 'Savage is as savage does. And we're all implicated. Avia breaks the colonial lens wide open. We peer through its poetic shards and see a savage world - outside, inside. With characteristic savage and stylish w...it, Avia holds the word-blade to our necks and presses with a relentless grace. At the end, you'll feel your pulse anew.' -Selina Tusitala Marsh, New Zealand Poet Laureate 2017-19 The voices of Tusiata Avia are infinite. She ranges from vulnerable to forbidding to celebratory with forms including pantoums, prayers and invocations. And in this electrifying new work, she gathers all the power of her voice to speak directly into histories of violence.
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            ISBN 9781776564095
            Published NZ 8 Oct 2020
            Publisher Victoria University Press
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            2020 Vision: Tales Out Of Lockdown
              

            2020 Vision: Tales Out Of Lockdown (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pates, Janet; Edited by Josie, Laird.

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            A mix of short stories, poems and flash fiction.

            ISBN 9780473527563
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
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            Covid chronicles
             

            Covid chronicles (Paperback)

            By Judkins, Annie

            • RRP: $31.99
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            Poetic musings chronicling the daily life of an essential Covid-19 health worker faced with unprecedented uncertainty and workloads, fatigue, critical decisions and mundane practicalities. Written to inspire teams to keep New Zealand Covid-19 free.

            ISBN 9780994149459
            Published NZ 14 Aug 2020
            Publisher Writes Hill Press
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            Best of Auckland
              

            Best of Auckland (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Billington, Matt; Arlov, Anita; Wilson, Sharni; Varani, Jill; Fadyl, Rean

            • RRP: $33.99
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            In 2019, we invited Auckland writers to send us their best work, for consideration for a new collection of fiction and poetry that would bring together the best of current Auckland writing. This book is the result. We invite you to immerse yourself in these Auckland stories and p...oems. Some will entertain you, some will haunt you, all of them will move you. Welcome to the Best of Auckland.
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            ISBN 9780473512248
            Published NZ 8 Aug 2020
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
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            Lyric In Its Times: Temporalities in Verse, Breath, and Stone
              

            Lyric In Its Times: Temporalities in Verse, Breath, and Stone (Paperback)

            By Wilkinson, John

            • RRP: $138.99
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            • Pub Date
              24 Dec 20

            In this important new intervention, leading poet and critic John Wilkinson explores the material life of the lyric poem. How does the lyric - considered as an object, as an event - grapple with permanence and impermanence, the rhythms of change and the passing of time? Drawing on... new insights from contemporary philosophy and object-oriented ontology, psychoanalysis and the visual arts, The Lyric in Its Times includes innovative and insightful new readings of work by a wide range of lyric poets, from Shakespeare, Blake and Shelley to Charles Baudelaire, Frank O'Hara and J.H. Prynne.
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            ISBN 9781350211551
            Released NZ 24 Dec 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Christian Modernism in an Age of Totalitarianism: T.S. Eliot, Karl Mannheim and the Moot
              

            Christian Modernism in an Age of Totalitarianism: T.S. Eliot, Karl Mannheim and the Moot (Paperback)

            By Kurlberg, Dr Jonas

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            • Pub Date
              28 Jan 21

            With fascism on the march in Europe and a second World War looming, a group of Britain's leading intellectuals - including T.S. Eliot, Karl Mannheim, John Middleton Murry, J. H. Oldham and Michael Polanyi - gathered together to explore ways of revitalising a culture that seemed t...o have lost its way. The group called themselves 'the Moot'. Drawing on previously unpublished archival documents, this is the first in-depth study of the group's work, writings and ideas in the decade of its existence from 1938-1947. Christian Modernism in an Age of Totalitarianism explores the ways in which an important and influential strand of Modernist thought in the interwar years turned back to Christian ideas to offer a blueprint for the revitalisation of European culture. In this way the book challenges conceptions of Modernism as a secular movement and sheds new light on the culture of the late Modernist period.
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            ISBN 9781350211575
            Released NZ 28 Jan 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Historicizing Modernism
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            Spectres of Antiquity: Classical Literature and the Gothic, 1740-1830
             

            Spectres of Antiquity: Classical Literature and the Gothic, 1740-1830 (Hardback)

            By Uden, James

            • RRP: $78.99
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            • Pub Date
              26 Nov 20

            Spectres of Antiquity is the first full-length study of the relationship between Greco-Roman culture and the eighteenth-century Gothic. In fascinating and compelling detail, James Uden's book rewrites the history of the Gothic genre, demonstrating that the genre was haunted by a ...deeper sense of history than has previously been assumed.
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            ISBN 9780190910273
            Released NZ 26 Nov 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Rasa Theory in Shakespearian Tragedies
             

            Rasa Theory in Shakespearian Tragedies (Hardback)

            By Koshy, Swapna

            • RRP: $282.00
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            • Pub Date
              20 Sep 20

            This book adds a unique eastern perspective to the ever growing corpus of Shakespeare criticism. The ancient Sanskrit theory of Rasa - the aesthete's emotional response to performing arts - is explicated in detail and applied to Shakespeare's tragic masterpieces. Bharata, who wro...te about Rasa in the Natyasastra, developed detailed guidelines for the communication of emotion from author to actor and then to the audience culminating in a sublime aesthetic experience. Though chronologically Bharata is as ancient as Aristotle, thematically, his ideas are as relevant today as Aristotle's is and often echo those of the Greek master. This cross-cultural study on the communication of emotions in art establishes that emotions are universal and their communication follows similar patterns in all climes. The Rasa theory is today applied to modern media like film and has found a place among audience centric communication theories. This volume extends the East-West dialogue in aesthetic theory by identifying parallels and points of deviation and delights both aesthete and critic alike.
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            ISBN 9780367355005
            Released NZ 20 Sep 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Routledge Studies in Shakespeare
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            Consumption and the Literary Cookbook
             

            Consumption and the Literary Cookbook (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Harde, Roxanne; Wesselius, Janet

            • RRP: $82.99
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            • Pub Date
              10 Dec 22

            Consumption and the Literary Cookbook offers readers the first book-length study of literary cookbooks. Imagining the genre more broadly to include narratives laden with recipes; cookbooks based on cultural productions including films, plays, and television series; and cookbooks ...that reflected and/or shaped cultural and historical narratives, the contributors draw on the tools of literary and cultural studies to closely read a diverse corpus of cookbooks. By focusing on themes of consumption-gastronomical and rhetorical-the sixteen chapters utilize the recipes and the narratives surrounding them as lenses to study identity, society, history, and culture. The chapters in this book reflect the current popularity of foodie culture as they offer entertaining analyses of cookbooks, the stories they tell, and the stories told about them.
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            ISBN 9780367611361
            Released NZ 10 Dec 2022
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Between the Psyche and the Polis: Refiguring History in Literature and Theory

            Between the Psyche and the Polis: Refiguring History in Literature and Theory (Paperback)

            By Whitehead, Anne; Edited by Rossington, Michael

            • RRP: $65.99
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            This title was first published in 2000. Incorporating studies of Freudian and Marxist approaches to questions of history and memory, this timely collection illuminates how history is being refigured in contemporary literary, cultural and theoretical studies. The contributors to t...his volume invite the reader to attend to the forms - linguistic, visual, monumental - by which a connection with, or separation from, the past takes place. It is current thinking about memory's relationship to history, and the ongoing critical reassessment of historicism, that preoccupies this collection. The volume explores the ways in which current thinking about the past operates within a dialogic space and can be located in relation to multiple perspectives. Thus cultural memory can be seen not just as a recent development within the field of cultural studies, but as constructing a between-space which also draws in aspects of psychoanalysis. Similarly, trauma theory may usefully be conceptualized as operating in a rich and complex dynamic between deconstruction and the work of Freud. Temporality, memory and the past are attended to here in terms of the dislocations of narrative, of resistances to linear genealogies, to aid the reader in making unanticipated connections between theories and cultures, and between the demands of the psyche and the polis.
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            ISBN 9781138727779
            Released NZ 29 Oct 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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