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  • Women?s Writing, Englishness and National and Cultural Identityby Maroula Joannou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00

    An original mapping of women's writing in the 1940s and 1950s, this book looks at Englishness and national identity in women's writing and includes writing from Scotland, Wales, Ireland the Indian subcontinent and Africa. The authors discussed include Virginia Woolf, Daphne Du Maurier, Doris Lessing and Muriel Spark. more...

  • The English Language Poetry of South Asiansby Mitali Pati Wong; Syed Khwaja Moinul Hassan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00

    In this study, ten independent critical essays and a coda explore the English-language poetry of South Asians in terms of time, place, themes and poetic methodologies. The transnational perspective taken establishes connections between colonial and postcolonial South Asian poetry in English as well as the poetry of the old and new diaspora and the... more...

  • Romance and its Contexts in Fifteenth-Century Englandby Raluca L. Radulescu

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00

    Examination of romance texts from late medieval England, linking them firmly to their political and social context. more...

  • Romanticismby Duncan Wu

    Wiley 2012; US$ 53.95

    This new edition of the groundbreaking Romanticism: An Anthology is the only book of its kind to contain complete texts of a wide range of Romantic works, including Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience , The Marriage of Heaven and Hell , and Urizen ; Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads (1798); Wordsworth's Two-Part Prelude ;... more...

  • X Marks the Spotby Megan A. Norcia

    Ohio University Press 2010; US$ 39.99

    During the nineteenth century, geography primers shaped the worldviews of Britain?s ruling classes and laid the foundation for an increasingly globalized world. Written by middle-class women who mapped the world that they had neither funds nor freedom to traverse, the primers employed rhetorical tropes such as the Family of Man or discussions of food... more...

  • Her Own Lifeby Helen Wilcox; Elaine Hobby; Hilary Hind; Elspeth Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    During a period when writing was often the only form of self-expression for women, Her Own Life contains extracts from the autobiographical texts of twelve seventeenth-century women addressing a wide range of issues central to their lives. more...

  • Scots: Studies in its Literature and Languageby John M. Kirk; Iseabail |Macleod

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 79.65

    The skillful use of the Scots language has long been a distinguishing feature of the literatures of Scotland. The essays in this volume make a major contribution to our understanding of the Scots language, past and present, and its written dissemination in poetry, fiction and drama, and in non-literary texts, such as personal letters. They cover aspects... more...

  • Royalist Women Writers, 1650-1689by Hero Chalmers

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 124.99

    Looking in detail at the work of Margaret Cavendish, Katherine Philips, and Aphra Behn, Royalist Women Writers argues that their writings inaugurate a more assertive model of the Englishwoman as literary author, which is crucially enabled by their royalist affiliations. Chalmers reveals new political sub-texts in the three writers' work and shows... more...

  • African-British Writings in the Eighteenth Centuryby Helena Woodard

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 115.00

    The eighteenth century was a time of great cultural change in Britain. It was a period marked by expeditions to the New World, Africa, and the Orient, and these voyages were reflected in the travel literature of the era. It was also a period in which seventeenth-century empiricism and the scientific method became dominant, and in which society became... more...

  • “Moult a sans et vallour”by Monica L. Wright; Norris J. Lacy; Rupert T. Pickens

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 112.00

    William W. Kibler is one of the most productive and versatile medievalists of his generation. Some scholars and students think of him primarily as a specialist in the medieval epic, whereas others consider him to be an Arthurian scholar. He is of course both, but he is also much more: a consummate philologist and editor of texts and also a prolific... more...