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    Dedalus 2012; US$ 11.99

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  • Rifled Sanctuariesby Bill Pearson

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    The Pacific Islands began to appear in Western literature soon after European navigators made landfall there. From the first, there was seldom a statement of plain facts. Explorers brought their own viewpoints while editors, poets and novelists went on to interpret and moralise the first accounts. Portraying Pacific peoples as sensual, indolent, childlike... more...

  • Imperialism as Diasporaby Ralph Crane; Radhika Mohanram

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    Imperialism as Diaspora reassesses the important years of the British Raj in India and the diasporic position of Anglo-Indians, who, while neither quite British nor Indian, were simultaneously both, and who were instrumental in the construction of the Empire in India. more...

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    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

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    Dzanc Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    A debut collection of poetry from Henry Williams. more...

  • The Dedalus Book of British Fantasyby Brian Stableford

    Dedalus 2015; US$ 14.57

    Beginning in 1804 with Nathan Drake's 'Henry Fitzowen', The Dedalus Book of British Fantasy traces the development of the genre through the stories and poems of Coleridge, Keats, Dickens, Disraeli, William Morris, Christina Rossetti, Tennyson and Vernon Lee, until the end of the century and Richard Garnett's 'Alexander the Ratcatcher'. Each text... more...

  • Gender, Race, and the Writing of Empireby Paula M. Krebs

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    An examination of the impact of ideas of race and gender on late Victorian imperialism. more...

  • In Byron's Shadowby David Roessel

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    Modern Greece, constructed by the early nineteenth-century ideals and ideas associated with Byron, has been "haunted, holy ground" in English and American literature for almost two centuries. In Byron's Shadow analyzes how authors employ ideas about romantic nationalism, gender politics, shifts in cultural constructions, and literary experimentation... more...

  • Travel Writing 1700-1830by Elizabeth A. Bohls; Ian Duncan

    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...

  • Critics of Capitalismby Elisabeth Jay; Richard Jay

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    By the start of the Victorian period the school of British economists acknowledging Adam Smith as its master was in the ascendancy. 'Political Economy', a catch-all title which ignored the diversity of viewpoints to be found amongst the discipline's leading proponents, became associated in the popular mind with moral and political forces held to be... more...