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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
There is a crying need for an accessible, comprehensive guide to John Milton for the thousands of students who make their way through his poetry every year on literary survey and seventeenth century literature courses. Where many previous guides have dragged their way through Paradise Lost , Richard Bradford brings Milton to life with an overview... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 47.99
Jonathan Swift has had a profound impact on almost all the national literatures of Continental Europe. The celebrated author of acknowledged masterpieces like A Tale of a Tub (1704), Gulliver's Travels (1726), and A Modest Proposal (1729), the Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin, was courted by innumerable translators, adaptors, and retellers, admired... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Proposing that Samuel Richardson's novels were crucial for the construction of female individuality in the mid-eighteenth century, Latimer argues that Grandison must be recognised as Richardson's final word on his re-envisioning of the gendered self. She calls for a rigorous rereading of the novel as a basis for reassessing Richardson's... more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2013; US$ 99.00
Samuel Johnson (1709-84) rose from obscure origins to become one of the major literary figures of the eighteenth century as a poet, essayist, lexicographer, literary critic and conversationalist. He was also renowned as one of the most outspoken and controversial political commentators of the age, fomenting both admiration and rage in his own time,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 38.00
More than three centuries later, Jonathan Swift's writing remains striking and relevant. In this engaging study, Atkins brings forty-plus years of critical experience to bear on some of the greatest satires ever written, revealing new contexts for understanding post-Reformation reading practices and the development of the modern personal essay. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 115.50
Regarded by many as the equal of Shakespeare in poetic imagination and expression, Milton was also a prolific writer of prose, applying his potent genius to major issues of domestic, religious and political liberty. This superbly annotated new publication is the most authoritative single-volume anthology yet of Milton's major prose works. ... more...
- Carcanet 2012; US$ 14.51
Olivia McCannon?s first collection explores life on the edge of possibility: in one moment the familiar is blown open, we plunge into the unknown. A chance meeting seals a lifetime; a girl leaps from a window, away from safety ? ?she wanted to see what can happen?. From families improvising a living space in Cairo?s City of the Dead, to a veteran... more...
A New and Critical Edition of George Osborn's the Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-1872): Volume XI, Part 1 and 2The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 229.95
This volume of the New Edition of George Osborns 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 provides general readers and researchers... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 18.94
Philip Howard?s legendary ?Lost Words? column has been appearing weekly in The Times for many years, wittily illuminating a raft of the most obscure, esoteric words the English language has to offer. At the same time, his ?Word Watching? puzzles have provided readers with the chance to pit their lexicographical skill against his tongue-in-cheek multiple-choice... more...