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  • But the Irish Sea Betwixt Usby Andrew Murphy

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    At the rise of the Tudor age, England began to form a national identity. With that sense of self came the beginnings of the colonialist notion of the "other"" Ireland, however, proved a most difficult other because it was so closely linked, both culturally and geographically, to England. Ireland's colonial position was especially complex because of... more...

  • The Presence of Pessoaby George Monteiro

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Fernando Pessoa (1888--1935) is perhaps the most engaging of the great Western modernists of this century. Born in Portugal but raised and educated in southern Africa, Pessoa wrote poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. George Monteiro provides refreshingly new interpretations of Pessoa's Mensagem ( Message ) and the modernist novella 0 Banqueiro... more...

  • New Readings in the Literature of British India, c. 1780-1947by Shafquat Towheed

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 36.99

    The contributions to this book amply demonstrate the richness, vitality, and complexity of the colonial transactions between Britain and India over the last two centuries, and they do so by approaching the topic from a specific perspective: by interpreting the rubric 'new readings' as broadly, creatively, and productively as possible. They cover a... more...

  • Publishing, Editing, and Receptionby Michael Edson

    University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 89.99

    Drawing together twelve essays on British Romantic authors and the theories underlying their modern editorial treatments, this book traces the continuing influence of Reiman?s scholarly approaches in four key areas of study: print culture, editorial theory, the Shelley circle, and transmission/reception of Percy Bysshe Shelley?s writings. more...

  • The Other Empireby Filiz Turhan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Civility and Empireby Anindyo Roy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 120.00

    This book addresses the idea of 'civility' as a manifestation of the fluidity and ambivalence of imperial power as reflected in British colonial literature and culture. Discussions of Anglo-Indian romances of 1880-1900, E.M. Forster's The Life to Come and Leonard Woolf's writings show how the appeal to civility had a significant effect on the constitution... more...

  • Rousseau, Robespierre and English Romanticismby Gregory Dart

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 44.00

    Re-examines Rousseau's influence on French Revolution and English Romanticism, through the mediating figure of Robespierre. more...

  • Victorian Travel Writing and Imperial Violenceby Laura E. Franey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 145.00

    This study explores the cultural and political impact of Victorian travelers' descriptions of physical and verbal violence in Africa. Travel narratives provide a rich entry into the shifting meanings of colonialism, as formal imperialism replaced informal control in the Nineteenth century. Offering a wide-ranging approach to travel literature's significance... more...

  • British Romanticism and Continental Influencesby Professor Peter Mortensen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 115.00

    During the 1790s and 1800s, cultural critics became convinced that Britain was being 'inundated' by pernicious literary translations imported from the European Continent. British Romanticism and Continental Influences discusses Romantic writers' complex and ambivalent responses to this threatening literary invasion. Confronted with foreign texts... more...

  • English in Tibet, Tibet in Englishby Laurie Hovell McMillin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 123.00

    This book explores two kinds of self-presentation in Tibet and the Tibetan diaspora: that of British writers in their travel texts to Tibet from 1774 to 1910 and that of Tibetans in recent autobiographies in English. McMillin contends that Tibet and the Anglophone West have had a long, complex, and convoluted relationship that can be explored, in part,... more...