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- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 102.00
Gothic forms were used to represent Catholicism and sexual difference as alien to British culture, from the origins of the Gothic novel to Stoker's Dracula and Hardy's Jude the Obscure. The Victorian Gothic developed as a genre through which British authors defined their culture and what was outside it. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 37.95
Bringing together some of the best current practitioners of historical and formal criticism, Reading Renaissance Ethics assesses the ethical performance of renaissance texts as historical agents in their time and in ours. Exploring the nature and mechanics of cultural agency, the book explains with greater clarity just what is at stake when canon-formation,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00
This book calls attention to the pervasive but largely unacknowledged poetics of the 'Fancy' evident in poetry written during the British Romantic period. These poetics, Robinson demonstrates, are an early nineteenth-century version of what will become the visionary, experimental, open-form poetics of the twentieth-century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
This book investigates the productive crosscurrents between visual culture and literary texts in the Romantic period, focusing on the construction and manipulation of the visual, the impact of new visual media on the literary and historical imagination, and on fragments and ruins as occupying the shifting border between the visible and the invisible.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 34.95
In a wide ranging series of introductory essays written by some of the leading figures in the field, this essential guide explores the world of Gothic in all its myriad forms throughout the mid-eighteenth Century to the internet age. The Routledge Companion to Gothic includes discussion on: the history of Gothic gothic throughout the English-speaking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 133.00
The Tower of London in English Renaissance Drama historicizes the Tower of London's evolving meanings in English culture alongside its representations in twenty-four English history plays, 1579-c.1634, by William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe and others. While Elizabeth I, James I, and Charles I fashioned the Tower as a showplace of royal authority,... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 99.50
In the first full-length literary-historical study of its subject, Edward Larrissy examines the philosophical and literary background to representations of blindness and the blind in the Romantic period. In detailed studies of literary works he goes on to show how the topic is central to an understanding of British and Irish Romantic literature. While... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 34.95
Upon its first publication, Loving with a Vengeance was a groundbreaking study of women readers and their relationship to mass-market romance fiction. Feminist scholar and cultural critic Tania Modleski has revisited her widely read book, bringing to this new edition a review of the issues that have, in the intervening years, shaped and reshaped... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00
This exciting new study examines Coleridge's understanding of the Pantheism Controversy - the crisis of reason in German philosophy - revealing the context informing Coleridge's understanding of German thinkers. It establishes the central importance of the contested status of reason for Coleridge's poetry and later religious thought. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00
This book offers new analyzes of canonical texts, contextualizations of Romantic forms in relation to war, nationalism and empire, reassessments of neglected and marginalized writers and explorations of the relationship between form and reader. It showcases a range of new approaches that are informed by deconstruction, theology and new technology. more...