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- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36
Scott's Shadow is the first comprehensive account of the flowering of Scottish fiction between 1802 and 1832, when post-Enlightenment Edinburgh rivaled London as a center for literary and cultural innovation. Ian Duncan shows how Walter Scott became the central figure in these developments, and how he helped redefine the novel as the... more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17
By the end of the eighteenth century, British travellers had fanned out to every corner of the world, driven by widely varying motives: scientific curiosity, commerce, colonization, diplomacy, exploration, and tourism. In letters, journals, and books, travellers wrote at first-hand of exotic lands and beautiful scenery, and of encounters with strange... more...
- OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.01
In Ivanhoe Scott fashioned an imperial myth of national cultural identity that has shaped the popular imagination ever since its first appearance at the end of 1819. The most famous of Scottish novelists drew on the conventions of Gothic fiction, including its risky sexual and racial themes, to explore the violent origins and limits of English nationality.Based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Bullying: Experiences and Discourses of Sexuality and Gender provides a valuable insight into the experiences of young people and how bullying can impact upon them in the school environment. The book offers an introduction to the key issues associated with bullying on the grounds of sex and sexual orientation, and points to key policies and guidance... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1998; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73
A scientific expedition sets out to explore a plateau in South America that remains frozen in time from the days when prehistoric creatures roamed the Earth. This classic tale still excites the reader today just as dinosaurs continue to grip the popular imagination. - ;`the ordinary laws of Nature are suspended. The various checks with influence the... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available
James Hogg (1770-1835) is increasingly recognised as a major Scottish author and one of the most original figures in European Romanticism. 16 essays written by international experts on Hogg draw on recent breakthroughs in research to illuminate the contexts and debates that helped to shape his writings. The book provides an indispensable guide to Hogg's... more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Set in the aftermath of the 1745 Jacobite rebellion, Kidnapped is a thrilling adventure story in which young David Balfour flees for his life across the Scottish Highlands in the company of the rebel Alan Breck Stewart. This is a new edition of a key work of 19th-century fiction and Scottish literature, with critical introduction and notes. more...