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- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 115.00
The eighteenth century was a time of great cultural change in Britain. It was a period marked by expeditions to the New World, Africa, and the Orient, and these voyages were reflected in the travel literature of the era. It was also a period in which seventeenth-century empiricism and the scientific method became dominant, and in which society became... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available
A new departure in Scottish and Irish migration studies. The Scottish diasporic communities closest to homethose which are part of what we sometimes term the near Diasporaare those we know least about. Whilst an interest in the overseas Scottish diaspora has grown in recent years, Scots who chose to settle in other parts of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 39.95
Colonial Narratives/Cultural Dialogues demonstrates the continuing validity of the colonial paradigm as it maps the geographical, political, and imaginative space of 'India/Indies' from the seventeenth century to the present. Breaking new ground in postcolonial studies, Jyotsna Singh highlights the interconnections among early modern colonial encounters,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00
British Women Writers and the French Revolution provides an overview of a wide range of British women's writings on the French Revolution, from writers sympathetic to the Revolution like Mary Robinson, Helen Maria Williams, and Charlotte Smith, to anti-revolutionary writers like Hannah More and Jane West. Based on new research in French and British... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 150.00
This book is a study of war and the perceptions of war. It deals specifically with the British Romantic period writers who lived through the Napoleonic wars, and the way in which those wars affected the writing of Scott, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Byron and many of their contemporaries. Watson discusses the particular fascination of those wars,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 74.99
This study reinstates the author at the centre of the relationship between literature and history. It explores the tension between "discourse analysis" and literary criticism, then discusses writers who have achieved a measure of freedom from the limitations of their historical moments. more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 29.95
Focusing on the historical and contemporary narration of the Partition of India, Violent Belongings examines transnational South Asian culture from 1947 onwards. Spanning the Indian subcontinent and its diasporas in the United Kingdom and the United States, it asks how postcolonial/diasporic literature (eg., Rushdie, Mistry, Sidwa and Lahiri), Bollywood... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 44.99
This book describes a tradition of English literary figures from 1776 to the present day who have either emigrated to the United States or whose writing has been shaped by American ideas. The writers discussed include Lord Byron, Charles Dickens, D. H. Lawrence, P. G. Wodehouse, and Angela Carter. - ;Atlantic Republic traces the legacy of the United... more...
- Visible Ink Press 2012; US$ 1.99
Nasty ghosts. Family curses. A fateful bogey man. Shrieks, howls, and cries of terror. Those and more dark tales of sinister creatures await you in this latest Real Nightmares compilation. Explore the strange world of the unknown with paranormal researcher extraordinaire Brad Steiger, an author of thousands of books and articles on mysterious secrets... more...