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- University of Delaware 2013; US$ 69.99
This book deals with changing conditions and conceptions of authorship in the long eighteenth century, a period said to have witnessed the birth of the modern author. Challenging claims about the public sphere and the professional writer, it engages with recent work on print culture and the history of the book and takes up such under-treated topics... 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$ 89.99
This study referred to as a "preface" is given this designation because its basic aim is not to offer an up-to-date overall assessment of Dryden's translation of Virgil's Æneid but, rather, to provide a relevant basis for such an assessment ?thus allowing for a wide range of readership. The relevance of this approach rests on two basic premises:... more...
- University of Delaware 2010; US$ 94.99
This interdisciplinary volume examines the role that gender plays in the early modern period and explores the shift in scholarly understanding of women's lives and works when they are placed alongside nuanced considerations of men's lives and works. With material drawing from the 2006 Attending to Early Modern Women_and Men symposium, the varied contributions... more...
- University of Delaware 2011; US$ 29.99
A First Amendment Profile of the Supreme Court focuses on the nine justices of the United States Supreme Court and determines their frames for assessing First Amendment cases. In each of the chapters, a justice will be profiled in terms of his or her claims during the nomination hearings and the positions they have taken in significant Supreme Court... more...
- University of Delaware 2011; US$ 84.99
Fiction of the New Statesman is the first study of the short stories published in the renowned British journal theNew Statesman. This book argues that New Statesman fiction advances a strong realist preoccupation with ordinary, everyday life, and shows how British domestic concerns have a strong hold on the working-class and lower-middle-class imaginative... more...
- University of Delaware 2012; US$ 39.99
In Formal Revolution in the Work of Baudelaire and Flaubert, Kathryn Mills argues that despite the enduring celebrity of Baudelaire and Flaubert, their significance to modern art has been misunderstood. Mills places Le Spleen de Paris and Trois contes , their authors? relatively less well-known but last published works, in relationship... more...
- University of Delaware 2012; US$ 109.99
This book explores the French monarchy?s role in financing criminal prosecutions in the royal courts of the realm between 1670 and 1789. more...
- University of Delaware 2012; US$ 74.99
Gibbon?s History is one of the great master-narratives in the Western tradition. This book examines the ways in which Gibbon uses numbers: not only as historical evidence, for informational purposes, but to persuade (and sometimes to amuse), through the creation of a narrative voice that is at once authoritative and personal. more...
- University of Delaware 2011; US$ 74.99
Collecting China is a unique collection of essays that brings together theories of materiality and what collecting has meant to various peoples over time. Collecting China grew out of a simple question: how does a thing become Chinese? Fifteen essays explore this question from different angles, ranging from close examination of world-renowned private... more...