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- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 3.99
A mariner stops a man on his way to a wedding. The mariner then relates to the man all the events of a long sea voyage, arousing in his listener feeling of impatience, fear, fascination and bemusement. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner was published in the collection Lyrical Ballads (1798), which contributed significantly to the advent of modern poetry... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Samuel Taylor Coleridge's 1817 work Biographia Literaria is an autobiography in discourse; loosely structured and non-linear, the work is meditative and contains numerous philosophical essays. Initially criticized as the product of Coleridge's opiate-driven descent into illness, more recent critics have given the work far more credit and recognition.... more...
- The Floating Press 1919; US$ 3.99
Renowned as a spiritual thinker and sometimes Christian apologist, intellectual G.K, Chesterton never backed away from difficult or controversial topics. This extended take on the topic of heresy will engage believers and non-believers alike. A rewarding read for those with an interest in religious philosophy. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
This engaging book introduces new readers of eighteenth-century texts to some of the major works, authors, and debates of a key period of literary history. Rather than simply providing a chronological survey of the era, this book analyzes the impact of significant cultural developments on literary themes and forms - including urbanization, colonial,... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2003; US$ 10.91
Hauptbeschreibung Hume selbst hält diese Schrift (1751), die inhaltlich eine Neufassung des 3. Buches des Traktats (Über Moral) darstellt, in seinen autobiographischen Aufzeichnungen für "unvergleichlich viel besser" als alle seine anderen Schriften. Wohl deshalb, weil er hier vollbringt, was dort nur gefordert wurde: die strikte Loslösung der Ethik... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1999; US$ 8.99
John Sutherland provides a fascinating introduction to a new edition of what T.S.Eliot called 'the first and greatest of all English detective novels'. - ;'the first and greatest of English detective novels' T.S.Eliot A fabulous yellow diamond becomes the dangerous inheritance of Rachel Verinder. Outside her Yorkshire country house... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 163.11
Hauptbeschreibung Von Grenzen geht ein Reiz aus: was liegt daru¨ber hinaus? Wie aber, wenn es sich um die Erfahrung der "letzten Grenze" handelt? Eine Herausforderung an den Menschen, zu erfahren, wer er ist? Die Überraschung, daß das "Ende der Welt" vielleicht ihre Mitte ist? Eine definierende Erfahrung allemal. Oder hat Durs Gru¨nbein recht: es... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00
The first major attempt to relate canonical Romantic texts to the African diaspora, this study explores connections with literature produced by slaves, slave owners, abolitionists and radical dissenters between 1770 and 1830. Thomas reveals a dialogue between two diverse cultural spheres, and their corresponding systems of thought, epistemology and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 36.00
This is the first full-length study to examine the links between high Romantic literature and what has often been thought of as a merely popular genre - the Gothic. Michael Gamer analyses how and why Romantic writers drew on Gothic conventions whilst denying their influence in order to claim critical respectability. more...
- Baylor University Press 2006; US$ 44.95
In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a newfound love of spontaneity transformed Christian worship and revolutionized the Enlightenment's ''culture of sensibility.'' Rituals of Spontaneity tells the story of how and why spontaneity came to be so revered. Using archival material and works of Bunyan, Shaftesbury, Goldsmith, Smart and Wordsworth,... more...