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- University of Delaware 2014; US$ 74.99
We all shop. The essays in this wide-ranging anthology demonstrates how a material culture perspective?a focus on the mutual creation of people and their things?yields significant insights into multiple aspects of consumption in American culture. more...
- University of Delaware 2014; US$ 89.99
This book is the first collection of essays on the works of William T. Vollmann. It offers a comprehensive overview of his writings through scholarly essays and nonscholarly reflections that assess his oeuvre in terms of four conceptual categories: social, historical, political, and methodological. Taken together, these pieces place Vollmann... more...
- University of Delaware 2014; US$ 69.99
This book rethinks Montaigne?s philosophical thought in terms of transversality by investigating the essayist?s debt to ancient life writers Diogenes Laertius and Plutarch. Its scope is therefore of interest to scholars of ancient and early modern life writing, ancient and early modern philosophy, as well as scholars of early modern literary history.... more...
- University of Delaware 2014; US$ 79.99
This book is a wide-ranging study of British literature and art from the late seventeenth through the early nineteenth centuries, one that stresses the connections between visual and verbal representation. more...
- University of Delaware 2011; US$ 89.99
The first book of criticism devoted to Pynschon's massive 2006 novel, Pynchon's Against the Day: A Corrupted Pilgrim's Guide gathers new work by more than a dozen scholars, offering readings informed by the newest developments in narratology, genre studies, ecocriticism, globalism, and the histories of science and religion. This title also offers... more...
- University of Delaware 2011; US$ 74.99
A Taste for the Foreign examines foreignness as a crucial aesthetic category for the development of prose fiction from Jacques Amyot's 1547 translation of The Ethiopian Story to Antoine Galland's early eighteenth-century version of The Thousand and One Nights. Concentrating on the most successful examples of some of the most important sub-genres of... more...
- University of Delaware 2011; US$ 94.99
This collection of thirteen essays is in honor of the distinguished scholarly career of Melvyn New, Professor Emeritus of the University of Florida. The first eight essays offer various critical perspectives on a diverse group of eighteenth-century authors. Subjects include Pope and Eliot, Swift and Nietzsche, Sterne and Gainsborough, Johnson, Smollett,... more...
- University of Delaware 2011; US$ 23.99
A Delaware Album, 1900-1930 contains over 300 postcard views of the First State from the early decades of the twentieth century, providing a revealing commentary on each photograph. In a time before radio and television, before illustrated magazines and newspapers, the postcard brought images and values into people's lives. Life in Delaware from its... more...
- University of Delaware 2011; US$ 38.99
This book studies the interplay of theology and poetics in the three great epics of early modern England, the Faerie Queene, Paradise Lost, and Paradise Regained. Bond examines how Spenser and Milton adapted the pattern of dual heroism developed in classical and Medieval works. Challenging the opposition between 'Calvinist,' 'allegorical' Spenser and... more...