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Romantic Paganism: The Politics of Ecstasy in the Shelley Circle

Romantic Paganism: The Politics of Ecstasy in the Shelley...

Author: Suzanne L. Barnett
ISBN: 9783319854632
Format: Paperback
$206.97

This book addresses the function of the classical world in the cultural imaginations of the second generation of...  Read More >>

Romanticism and Aesthetic Life in Postcolonial Writing

Romanticism and Aesthetic Life in Postcolonial Writing...

Author: Philip Dickinson
ISBN: 9783319889238
Format: Paperback
$206.97

This book explores Romanticism as a force that exerts an insistent but critically neglected pressure on the postcolonial...  Read More >>

Money, Commerce, and Economics in Late Medieval English Literature

Money, Commerce, and Economics in Late Medieval English...

Author: Craig E. Bertolet ,  Robert Epstein
ISBN: 9783319891187
Format: Paperback
$206.97

Collectively, these papers argue that both medieval and modern economic thought are key to valuable historical contextualization...  Read More >>

The Vocation of Sara Coleridge: Authorship and Religion

The Vocation of Sara Coleridge: Authorship and Religion...

Author: Robin Schofield
ISBN: 9783319889283
Format: Paperback
$206.97

This book presents a fundamental reassessment of Sara Coleridge. Sara Coleridge the religious author was the peer...  Read More >>

Clever Girls and the Literature of Women's Upward Mobility

Clever Girls and the Literature of Women's Upward Mobility...

Author: Mary Eagleton
ISBN: 9783319891255
Format: Paperback
$206.97

This book follows the figure of `the clever girl' from the post-war to the present and focuses on the fiction, plays...  Read More >>

Modernism, Self-Creation, and the Maternal: The Mother's Son

Modernism, Self-Creation, and the Maternal: The Mother's...

Author: James Martell
ISBN: 9780367191696
Format: Hardback
$242.00

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Elements in Publishing and Book Culture: The Anglo-Norman Historical Canon: Publishing and Manuscript Culture

Elements in Publishing and Book Culture: The Anglo-Norman...

Author: Jaakko Tahkokallio (University of Helsinki)
ISBN: 9781108713771
Format: Paperback
$25.85

Contributes to the ongoing debate on what it meant to publish a book in manuscript. Offers case-studies of twelfth-century...  Read More >>

The Collected Schizophrenias

The Collected Schizophrenias

Author: Esme Weijun Wang
ISBN: 9780141991535
Format: Paperback
$22.99

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Adaptations of Laurence Sterne's Fiction: Sterneana, 1760-1840

Adaptations of Laurence Sterne's Fiction: Sterneana,...

Author: Mary-Celine Newbould
ISBN: 9781138381155
Format: Paperback
$83.99

Exploring how readers received and responded to literary works in the long eighteenth century, M-C. Newbould focuses...  Read More >>

Marrying Jesus in Medieval and Early Modern Northern Europe: Popular Culture and Religious Reform

Marrying Jesus in Medieval and Early Modern Northern...

Author: Professor Rabia Gregory
ISBN: 9781138379978
Format: Paperback
$83.99

The first full-length study of the notion of marriage to Jesus in late medieval and early modern popular culture,...  Read More >>

Baroque Self-Invention and Historical Truth: Hercules at the Crossroads

Baroque Self-Invention and Historical Truth: Hercules...

Author: Christopher Braider
ISBN: 9781138378841
Format: Paperback
$83.99

In his monumental study, Christopher Braider explores the dialectical contest between history and truth that defines...  Read More >>

Elizabethan Literature and the Law of Fraudulent Conveyance: Sidney, Spenser, and Shakespeare

Elizabethan Literature and the Law of Fraudulent Conveyance:...

Author: Charles Ross
ISBN: 9781138378742
Format: Paperback
$83.99

This book investigates the origins, impact, and outcome of the Elizabethan obsession with fraudulent conveyancing,...  Read More >>

The Thriller and Northern Ireland since 1969: Utterly Resigned Terror

The Thriller and Northern Ireland since 1969: Utterly...

Author: Aaron Kelly
ISBN: 9781138383623
Format: Paperback
$83.99

For the past 30 years, the so-called 'Troubles' thriller has been the dominant fictional mode for representing Northern...  Read More >>

Music and Victorian Liberalism: Composing the Liberal Subject

Music and Victorian Liberalism: Composing the Liberal...

Author: Sarah Collins (University of Western Australia, Perth)
ISBN: 9781108480055
Format: Hardback
$194.06

Presents a new perspective on the aesthetic aspects of liberalism through examinations of music and ideas about...  Read More >>

My Seditious Heart

My Seditious Heart

Author: Arundhati Roy
ISBN: 9780241366516
Format: Hardback
$65.00

In constant conversation with the themes and settings of her novels, the essays form a near-unbroken memoir of Arundhati...  Read More >>

Lines Off

Lines Off

Author: Hugo Williams (poetry ed Spectator)
ISBN: 9780571349753
Format: Hardback
$32.99

'Lines off' is a term used for lines spoken from the wings of a theatre, or off-camera in a film. Autobiographical,...  Read More >>

Kipling and Yeats at 150: Retrospectives/Perspectives

Kipling and Yeats at 150: Retrospectives/Perspectives...

Author: Promodini Varma (Director (Admissions & Evaluations), South Asian University, New Delhi, India) ,  Anubhav Pradhan (Doctoral Candidate, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, India)
ISBN: 9781138343900
Format: Hardback
$242.00

This book evaluates the parallels, divergences, and convergences in the literary legacies of Rudyard Kipling and...  Read More >>

W.S. Gilbert and the Context of Comedy: The Progress of Fun

W.S. Gilbert and the Context of Comedy: The Progress...

Author: Richard Moore
ISBN: 9781138311084
Format: Hardback
$242.00

To what extent is a great comic writer the product of his time? How far is he (or she) influenced by factors of...  Read More >>

My Scotland

My Scotland

Author: Val McDermid
ISBN: 9780751572568
Format: Hardback
$49.99

Discover the Queen of Crime's own Scotland in this remarkable and uniquely personal journey  Read More >>

mPalermu, Dancers, and Other Plays

mPalermu, Dancers, and Other Plays

Author: Emma Dante ,  Francesca Spedalieri
ISBN: 9780997228755
Format: Paperback
$36.49

Emma Dante's passionate and brutal plays stem from a need to confront important familial and societal realities...  Read More >>

Gombrowicz in Transnational Context: Translation, Affect, and Politics

Gombrowicz in Transnational Context: Translation, Affect,...

Author: Silvia G. Dapia
ISBN: 9780367223540
Format: Hardback
$242.00

Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969) was born and lived in Poland for the first half of his life but spent twenty-four...  Read More >>

What We Live For, What We Die For: Selected Poems

What We Live For, What We Die For: Selected Poems

Author: Serhiy Zhadan ,  Virlana Tkacz
ISBN: 9780300223361
Format: Paperback
$26.27

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A Middle French Vowing Poem: A Middle French Vowing Poem

A Middle French Vowing Poem: A Middle French Vowing...

Author: John L. Grigsby ,  Norris J. Lacy
ISBN: 9780367174095
Format: Hardback
$168.00

Published in 1992, this text discusses Les Voeux du Heron, a short text, comprising only 442 lines that was popular...  Read More >>

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