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- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 30.00
Born in the 1890s on opposite sides of the Atlantic, friends for more than forty years, Dorothy Thompson and Rebecca West lived strikingly parallel lives that placed them at the center of the social and historical upheavals of the twentieth century. In Dangerous Ambition, Susan Hertog chronicles the separate but intertwined journeys of these two... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
A revisionist study of Mansfield as a profoundly colonial yet daringly experimental writer, at the forefront of modernism. The essays in this volume draw on the complete journals, letters and stories, to reveal Mansfield as a modernist who transcended her artistic influences through a supreme understanding of voice, being and subjectivity. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 64.99
In Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden : A Children's Classic at 100 , some of the most respected scholars of children's literature consider Burnett's seminal work from modern critical perspectives. Contributors examine the works and authors that influenced Burnett, identify authors who have drawn on The Secret Garden in their... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 40.00
This exploration of author Laurell K. Hamilton's work examines the many novels of her series and shows how her writing has been a major influence on contemporary visions of the vampire?an ideal reference text for book club leaders. more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2008; US$ 99.00
A novel, which addresses central themes of adultery, obsession and inheritance. It follows the fortunes of Matilda Melbourne who displays virtue, delicacy and an unwavering commitment to the sometimes ruthless demands of parental authority. more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2008; US$ 75.00
A novel that helps you understand the British reaction to Corinne as well as of its cultural, social and gender implications. more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2009; US$ 99.00
Ned Evans is a rags-to-riches hero, whose early existence in poverty in Wales is dramatically changed when he saves the beautiful Lady Cecilia Rivers from an assault and is invited to Ireland by her father. After spending time with the great and the good of Irish society, Ned travels to America where his fortunes once more reverse. more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2009; US$ 75.00
The Victim of Fancy was first published in December 1787 and, despite favourable reviews, has not been published since. Cook's new scholarly edition of this forgotten novel will be of paramount importance in allowing new insights into the form of the sentimental novel as it actually existed in the 1780s, and not as it is often perceived. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 105.00
This study explores a new understanding of modernism and ethnicity as put forward in the transnational and diasporic writings of Anzia Yezierska, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jean Rhys. In its selection of three modernists from apparently different cultural backgrounds, it is meant to make us rethink the role of modernism in terms of ethnicity and displacement.... more...