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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 149.95
An annotated edition of Joshua Barnes The Academie, or The Cambridge Dunns, with a new essay on the place of Barnes in 17th English Theatre. Swanson examines the bawdy and dark satire of the Cambridge playwright Joshua Barnes whose play savages the university and town. Barnes annotated version of this play sheds new light on English satire and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 13.50
The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Milton contains selections from Milton's work, including sonnets, occasional poems, portions of Comus, Samson Agonistes , as well as Books I--XII of Paradise Lost . more...
- Carcanet 2012; US$ 14.51
Rochester, incontestably the greatest of the Restoration poets and reprobates, is presented in The Debt to Pleasure both in his own words and the words of those who loved or loathed him. The book is a mosaic in which the poet's voice and the voice of his age sound with a startling, ribald and riotous clarity. As John Evelyn recalls: 'Mr Andrew Marvell... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
First published in 1970, this selection of Fielding?s criticism is an important contribution to our understanding of Fielding and his age. It directs considerable light upon Fielding?s own critical views, with regard both to his own works and to eighteenth-century life and literature at large. The volume includes many of Fielding?s well-known and important... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2009; US$ 20.95
Reveling in the sycophancy and classist pretensions of England?s courts in the late 18th century, this ribald collection of satirical verse specializes in lampooning the public and private lives of the decadent British monarchy. Containing the bitingly controversial social commentary of medical man turned political satirist, Dr. John Wolcott, and... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 32.99
Taking as its starting point the long-standing characterization of Milton as a "Hebraic" writer, Milton and the Rabbis probes the limits of the relationship between the seventeenth-century English poet and polemicist and his Jewish antecedents. Shoulson's analysis moves back and forth between Milton's writings and Jewish writings of the first five... more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2011; US$ 99.00
Hannah Cowley (17431809) was a very successful dramatist, and something of an eighteenth-century celebrity. New critical interest in the drama of this period has meant a resurgence of interest in Cowleys writing and in the performance of her plays. This is the first substantial monograph study to examine Cowleys life and work. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 159.00
Thomas Chatterton was a poet, forger, and adolescent suicide, and the debate over his work was a pivotal episode in the history of eighteenth-century literature. It ultimately established Chatterton as the inspiration for Romantic poets like Blake, Coleridge, and Keats. This book is a major collection of diverse new essays by scholars, critics, and... more...
A New and Critical Edition of George Osborns the Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-1872) Volume VIII: Parts One and TwoThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 209.95
This eighth volume of the New Edition of George Osborns nineteenth-century collection of The Poetry of John and Charles Wesley widens considerably the entrance into access of the original poems of the eighteenth-century Wesleys, as well as their translations and altered versions of others poetical works. This New Edition... more...