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An Enemy of the People By Henrik Ibsen
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Dr. Thomas Stockmann, civic-minded man of science with an independent spirit, is the complex hero of Henrik Ibsen's controversial 1883 drama. It is a story of environmental crisis, whistleblowing,... More > competing stakeholders, corruption, the press, pride, power, resistance, betrayal, and the complex nature of democracy. Ibsen surgically exposes the heart of capitalism, its moral contradictions and compromises with the truth. Includes introduction and questions for discussion. A high quality edited text for actors, teachers, students, and general readers. Translated by R. Farquharson Sharp.< Less
In Remembrance of the Life By Jane Rosenberg LaForge
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A chapbook by Jane Rosenberg LaForge. 25 elegiac and unflinching poems that harvest a transformative beauty from the fields of memory and loss. "Rosenberg LaForge points toward the beauty of... More > inevitability; death is less an end than a step toward 'the infinite, and you can/ no longer resist the distance.' Reading these poems is often akin to “diving into a rainbow of saffron and petrol,” where the choices one makes may not be choices at all."
 —Leslie McGrath, poet and author of Out from the Pleiades: a Novella (Jaded Ibis Press, 2014) "Reading In Remembrance of the Life is like reading Virginia Woolf if she were writing poetry—one image triggers another appearing to emerge from the unconscious...a book that the reader will return to again and again." 
—Chella Courington, author of The Somewhat Sad Tale of the Pitcher and the Crow and Love Letter to Biology 250. Published by Spruce Alley Press, www.sprucealley.com< Less
Wreath for the Red Admiral By Patricia Clark
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A chapbook by Patricia Clark, Poet-in-Residence and Professor in the Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University; author of four poetry books: Sunday Rising, She Walks Into the Sea, My... More > Father on a Bicycle, and North of Wondering. "This stirring collection offers respite from the strife-filled atmosphere we live in. And it firms Patricia Clark’s status. She is one of the best poets that America presents today." -Marilyn Kallet, author of 17 books, including The Love That Moves Me "She brings us a world still fresh as spring and deep in mystery." -Kenneth Pobo, winner of the Blue Light Book Prize and author of When the Light Turns Green. "In the best moments in this remarkable collection, the creatures of the world call the poet back into herself, into reflection, into a new understanding, richer and more nuanced." -Keith Taylor, author of If the World Becomes So Bright. Published by Spruce Alley Press, 2016< Less
The Island of Dr. Moreau By H.G. Wells
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"ARE WE NOT MEN?" Edward Prendick survives a shipwreck and winds up on a remote Pacific island, where a mad scientist is vivisecting animals to create hybrid beast people. Will Prendick... More > survive and recover from the horrors he has seen? Will anyone believe him? In this classic early science-fiction novel, H.G. Wells exposes the anxieties of the Victorian Age: fearing the implications of evolutionary theory, disturbed by the godlike power of science over nature, & doubtful about the inevitability of human progress. Might humans be capable of degeneration? The Island of Dr. Moreau raises vital questions about bioethics, animal rights, & the nature of humanity. Published by Spruce Alley Press< Less
Odes By John Keats
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The Odes of John Keats rank among the great lyric poems in English. In these monumental, inspiring lines, Keats muses on grand Romantic themes: Beauty, Truth, Love, Identity, Soul-making, Nature,... More > Melancholy, and Mortality. Mostly written in the year before his death, Keats' odes set a new standard for lyrical expression, and his work continues to fascinate readers. Collected here are all 10 poems titled or considered to be Odes in Keats' oeuvre, including the great ones: Ode to Psyche, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode to a Nightingale, Ode on Melancholy, and To Autumn. This new edition brings them all together as a set of related texts that invite comparison and deep reflection, in a compact format for general readers, creative writers, teachers and students alike. Published by Spruce Alley Press< Less
Invisible Histories By Lisa Naomi Konigsberg
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Lisa Naomi Konigsberg's poetry deals with subjects from a world of dysfunction and discrimination. She chooses to voyage towards the wonders of experience, focusing on the singular moments, finding... More > the joy within. "Her vision of beauty can be found everywhere. Her poems expand like balloons and catch the wind." - Lamont B. Steptoe Published by Spruce Alley Press< Less
When the Light Turns Green By Kenneth Pobo
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In this 32 poem chapbook, Kenneth Pobo digs into memory and nature, the pulse of seasonal growth, age, decay, and whispers of mortality. Pobo's poems are complimented by the evocative full color... More > digital artwork of Stacy Esch. The interplay of visual and poetic fuse direct observation with imagination and the subtle revelations of daily experience. Published by Spruce Alley Press< Less