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- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 44.99
The first book-length study of the oriental tale in England since 1908, Fabulous Orients is an original work of criticism which illustrates the centrality of narratives of and from the eastern territories of Turkey, Persia, China, and India in the formation of the novel and constructions of western identity in a culture on the threshold of empire.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95
Christopher Flynn's timely book systematically examines for the first time how British writers portrayed America and Americans in the decades immediately following the revolutionary war. In sentimental novels of the 1780s and 1790s, prose and poetry by Wollstonecraft, Southey, Coleridge, and Wordsworth; and novels and travel accounts by Smollett,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 86.00
This volume provides an overview of women writers in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Edinburgh literary world. Its main focus is on the careers of three women Elizabeth Hamilton, Anne Grant, and Christian Isobel Johnstone who were b more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 128.00
This book concerns the significance of the English Channel in British and French literature from the 1780s onwards: a timely subject given the intense debates in progress about the actual and desired relationships between Britain and mainland Europe. The book addresses contemporary authors who use the Channel as a focus for cultural comment, comparing... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2004; US$ 29.95
Something We Have That They Don?t presents a variety of essays on the relationship between British and American poetry since 1925. The essays collected here all explore some aspect of the rich and complex history of Anglo-American poetic relations of the last seventy years. Since the dawn of Modernism poets either side of the Atlantic have frequently... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Discusses the production and circulation of animal narratives in colonial India in order to investigate the constructs of animals played into a variety of forms of otheringthat took placein England during its imperial venture. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 64.99
How did Great Britain, which entered the twentieth century as a dominant empire, reinvent itself in reaction to its fears and fantasies about the United States? Investigating the anxieties caused by the invasion of American culture-from jazz to Ford motorcars to Hollywood films-during the first half of the twentieth century, Genevieve Abravanel theorizes... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
This volume focuses on the literary connotations of the 'Channel Packet' and sets forth lively dialogues between French and British culture at a key period of artistic innovation and exchange between 'high' and popular art forms. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 204.00
Published in 1966, "Studies in the Literary Relations of England and Germany in the Sixteenth Century" is an important contribution to the field of history. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2012; US$ 39.99
Through an examination of a representative body of non-fiction prose from the French Revolution debate and a variety of subgenres of the novel from the 1790-1814 period, this study traces the development of the discursive phenomenon it describes as ?the struggle for history?s authority? and the consequences thereof for the British novel. In particular,... more...