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- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 79.99
Dead Masters examines the dual issues of mentoring and intertextuality as an integrated phenomenon. Through a series of fresh and novel readings of Johnsonian and Boswellian texts, the book further advances our awareness of the formal complexities of Johnson's writings and the psychological substratum from which they issue. more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 39.99
The first book-length study of China's Catholic martyr saints, this work recounts the cultural, religious, and economic conflicts that unfolded during China's Qing dynasty (1644?1911). China's Saints considers closely the personal and public lives of both missionaries and Chinese converts lived during China's late-imperial era. more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 69.99
The Life of Pennsylvania Governor George M. Leader tells the story of George Michael Leader who, at 36, was the second youngest governor ever elected to the office and served from 1955 to 1959. His chances of being elected were tenuous at best: Democrats never fared well in pursuit of the Governor's Office in the Keystone State. His election was... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 29.99
As a young Democratic lawyer, Franklin L. Kury defeated the senior Republican in the House, and the patronage machine that supported him, to go on to be a leader in the enactment of significant reform legislation on government and the environment. This book examines the author's reflections on the historical development of legislature, a comparison... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 89.99
Harriet Martineau and the Irish Question features periodical articles that chart the course of economic and social progress in post-famine Ireland in terms of industry, public works, economy, and agriculture. more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 79.99
This is an account of the actions taken by the residents of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to create a local amateur society singing the music of J. S.Bach and to develop it into a choir of international importance. Singers, instrumentalists, industrialists, academicians, bankers, and churches acted in community to found and perpetuate a group devoted... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 129.99
This is the first comprehensive, daily compendium of more than 18,000 performances that took place in Dublin?s theatres, music halls, pleasure gardens, and circus amphitheatres between Thomas Sheridan?s becoming the manager at Smock Alley Theatre in 1745 and the dissolution of the Crow Street Theatre in 1820. more...
- Lehigh University Press 2013; US$ 64.99
Deciphering Poe expands the contextual framework of Poe?s work and explores the subversive nature of his art: its use of codes, secret writing, and ratiocination. The essays offer fresh perspectives Poe?s debt to baroque tradition, his response to Catholicism, his tribute to philosophical idea of sublimity, his complex response to racial issues,... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2013; US$ 84.99
This book hews a new pathway of literary criticism on The New American Poetry that goes beyond the typical analysis of the anthology?s construction and reception. It expresses new ideas about the anthology?s influence on an extensive variety of people, poetics, and culture over the past fifty years, broadening the scope of what has formerly been... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2014; US$ 69.99
This book examines how postmodernist writers use the long poem as a means of exploring a direct relationship with the divine. They find that the must chart individual paths of spiritual understanding informed by the culture in which they are situated. more...