The fourth edition of Jane Austen's Letters incorporates the findings of new scholarship to enrich our understanding of Austen and give us the fullest view yet of her life and family. The biographical and topographical indexes have been updated, a new subject index has been created, and the contents of the notes added to the general index.
Drawn from journals, this book offers an account of a woman's sexual awakening, covering a single year - 1931-32, in Paris, when June fell in love with Henry Miller, undermining her own idealized marriage.
Walter Benjamin - philosopher, essayist, literary and cultural theorist - was one of the most original writers and thinkers of the twentieth century. This title brings together Benjamin's major works, including "Unpacking My Library"; "One-Way Street"; "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction"; and, "Brief History of Photography".
A selection from Susan Sontag's diaries (from 1947-1963) that takes us from early adolescence though to when Sontag was in her early thirties. It is an honest self-portrait which is also a revealing account of an artist and critic being born.
John Keats died aged just twenty-five, leaving behind some of the most exquisite and moving verse and love letters ever written, inspired by his great love for his neighbour, Fanny Brawne. Although they knew each other for just a few short years and spent a great deal of that time apart - separated by Keats's worsening illness.
Aims to catch the imagination of a public besieged by hack journalism. This title includes writings that are a blend of public and private, news and recollection, reality and description. It traces the development of the author's career as a journalist and examines his fusion of real events with flights of fancy.
In 1982 Nina Stibbe, a 20-year-old from Leicester, moved to London to work as a nanny for a very particular family. It was a perfect match: Nina had no idea how to cook, look after children or who the weirdos were who called round.
The first ever translation into English of Lampedusa's correspondence. It Includes recently discovered, previously unpublished letters and unreleased photographs of London by Lampedusa himself. This edition is enriched by new unpublished material not available in the previous hardback edition.