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- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Nineteenth-century novelist Elizabeth Gaskell was inspired to start writing in part through her friendship with Charlotte Bronte. Later, Gaskell took on the project of composing the first serious, full-length biography of Bronte, a work that scholars agree did much to fan the flames of Bronte's then-burgeoning reputation. The Life of Charlotte... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Religious poetry is a genre that has been around for thousands of years, but in the multi-part epic The Dawn and the Day, lawyer and writer Henry T. Niles adopted a novel approach, attempting to forge a theological and philosophical bridge between two seemingly incompatible belief systems, Christianity and Buddhism. Stirring and thought-provoking,... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
William Wordsworth is regarded as one of the most significant figures in the Western literary canon -- but his sister, Dorothy, was a skilled poet and diarist in her own right, as well, though she never sought the public acclaim that enveloped her brother's career. This fascinating biography probes the life and work of Dorothy Wordsworth, as well... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
What Is a Classic? revisits the famous question posed by critics from Sainte-Beuve and T. S. Eliot to J. M. Coetzee to ask how classics emanate from postcolonial histories and societies. Exploring definitive trends in twentieth- and twenty-first century English and Anglophone literature, Mukherjee demonstrates the relevance of the question of the... more...
- Liberties Press 2013; US$ 11.65
‘We are all witnesses of our time, and this is something of a witness to mine.? Something of Myself and Others is a fascinating collection of articles and reflections on the public and private life of one of Ireland?s best known journalists. Detailing memorable events in her life, as well as those she has witnessed in Ireland?s recent history, Mary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.99
Robert Browning (1812 ? 1889) was one of the defining figures of the Victorian age. Famous in his lifetime for his elopement and marriage to Elizabeth Barratt, his critical reputation grew steadily in the years following her early death. Browning?s mastery of dramatic verse was evident throughout his career, from such chillingly unforgettable monologues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
Literature is recognised as having significantly influenced the development of modern psychoanalytic thought. In recent years psychoanalysis has drawn increasingly on the literary and artistic traditions of western culture and moved away from its original medical?scientific context. Originally published in 1991 The Chamber of Maiden Thought (Keats's... more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 5.95
When Robert Browning first met the ailing Elizabeth Barrett in 1845 it must have seemed to him like something from a gothic novel. All but a prisoner to her strict, disciplinarian father, (who had forbidden all twelve of his children from marrying and disinherited any who disobeyed him), Elizabeth had recently published a book of poems that had made... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99
Influential English art and culture critic John Ruskin turns his focus to ancient myth in this compelling volume. Containing the complete texts of three of Ruskin's lectures, the critic's lyrical prose and keen insight shed new light on a number of Greek mythological figures. more...