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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 445.00
The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling student and researcher to read the material themselves. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
First published in 1977, this concise and insightful study of the life and works of Thomas Hardy provides a thorough examination of Hardy's literary output. Alongside a brief biography of Hardy's life, Professor Page's study also spotlights his major and minor novels, his short stories, his non-fiction prose and his verse. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 45.00
Drawing on much contemporary material, including Auden's fascinating unpublished diary, this book places personal experience in the context of the life of a great city: not only its political, artistic and cultural life, but the life of the streets, bars and cafés. It presents portraits of figures, often fascinating in their own right, with whom Auden... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 160.00
This chronology covers the whole sweep of Evelyn Waugh's varied and eventful life and career, including his numerous friendships, his active social life and his exotic travels. Drawing on Waugh's own letters and diaries as well as other sources, it provides accurate and detailed information in a highly accessible form. Its layout enables it to be used... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
First published in 1972, Norman Page?s seminal study of The Language of Jane Austen seeks to demonstrate both the exceptional nature and the degree of subtlety of Jane Austen?s use of language. As well as examining the staple items of her vocabulary and some of the characteristic patterns of her syntax, attention is paid to her use of dialogue... more...
- Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 13.00
The sensational bestselling story of Little Nell, the beautiful child thrown into a shadowy, terrifying world, seems to belong less to the history of the Victorian novel than to folklore, fairy tale, or myth. The sorrows of Nell and her grandfather are offset by Dickens's creation of a dazzling contemporary world inhabited by some of his most brilliantly... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 125.00
Tennyson is the most important English poet of the Victorian age. He knew its key figures and was deeply involved in its science, religion, philosophy and politics. The Palgrave Literary Dictionary for the first time gives easily accessible information, under more than 400 headings, on his poetry, his circle, the period and its contexts. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1995; US$ 8.99
The only edition in print, Man and Wife combines the fast pace and sensational plot of Collins's most famous novels with a biting attack on the inequitable marriage laws in Victorian Britain. - ;`This time the fiction is founded upon facts' stated Wilkie Collins in his Preface to Man and Wife (1870). Many Victorian writers responded to contemporary... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; Not Available
Penguin Classics e-books give you the best possible editions of Charles Dickens's novels, including all the original illustrations, useful and informative introductions, the definitive, accurate text as it was meant to be published, a chronology of Dickens's life and notes that fill in the background to the book. The Old Curiosity Shop... more...