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A Secret Stream is the first of two volumes of traditional songs collected from English Gypsies and is an important source book for folk singers and musicians and anybody with an interest in Romany and Traveller culture.
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This book is about the surviving graphic evidence of how the Cornish communicated and shaped their cultural identity before the modern world
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This is a compelling collection, furious and lyrical, which says much about the relationship between the writer and the Cornish nation.
Vera’s tragic story, so closely intertwined with the bigger history of the twentieth century makes The Ends of Stories one of the most compelling European contemporary explorations of identity.
Written at the crossroads of late Symbolism and the avant-garde movements of Futurism and Cubism, Sá-Carneiro’s literature is breath-taking in its originality.
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen’s poems have all the intensity of childhood memories, but are imbued with an adult awareness of mortality.
The legacy of post-Soviet societies, the historical and contemporary status of women in the region, and visible influences from other literatures and cultures make Latgalian poetry a must-read for all interested in the art of poetry.
‘an astonishing piece of scholarship… fascinating’ – Bruce Kent
Cyril Pearce’s long-awaited study of resistance to the First World War in communities in England, Scotland and Wales.
Selected by Nick Dow
Musical notation by Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne
With notes by Steve Gardham
The Hammond and Gardiner manuscripts are amongst the most important nineteenth-century collections of English folk song.
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A Speech of Birds brings together poems of place and time, tracing the course of a calendar year with its epiphanies and losses.
This is joy – to be a bird, passing through the sky where a storm left forceful peace.
This is death – to close your eyes, to hear the silence as when the music begins.
Contains the most beautiful prose I’ve ever read in Catalan
Anna Murià, novelist and translator
In this first Selection of Clementina Arderiu’s work to be published in English, we encounter a Catalan poet who is both classic and startlingly modern.
“A haiku is so short that it gives you no time to reflect. It’s just an impression. I don’t want to talk about grand emotions in a world full of washing machines. No lyrical images. Only punches. ”
– Dolors Miquel
Aleko Shugladze’s novel is a complex mixture of autobiography, crime, drama and comedy that creates a mesmerising and mysterious story of what we hide and what we choose to reveal.
All That We Hide is a bestselling novel in Georgia and has been translated into English and German.
- FeaturedLanguage, Lesser Used Languages of Europe, Scottish Gaelic £30.00
This is the first comprehensive anthology of the Gaelic literature of Scotland, from the early Middle Ages to the present day.