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  • Franco-British Cultural Exchanges, 1880-1940by Andrew Radford; Victoria Reid

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • Literature, Identity and the English Channelby Dominic Rainsford

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 134.00

    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...

  • Something We Have That They Don'tby Steve & Mark Clark & Ford

    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...

  • Studies in the Literary Relations of England and Germany in the Sixteenth Centuryby Charles H. Herford

    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...

  • From Cairo to Baghdadby James Canton

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 32.00

    Until the 1880s, British travellers to Arabia were for the most part wealthy dilettantes who could fund their travels from private means. With the advent of an Imperial presence in the region, as the British seized power in Egypt, the very nature of travel to the Middle East changed. Suddenly, ordinary men and women found themselves visiting the region... more...

  • African-British Writings in the Eighteenth Century: The Politics of Race and Reasonby Helena Woodard

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 127.00

    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...

  • The Sultan Speaksby Linda McJannet

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    This book is the first study of English historical plays about the Turks in relation to their sources and analogues, including works originating in Greek, Arabic, and Turkish. more...

  • Colonial Narratives/Cultural Dialoguesby Jyotsna Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    Colonial Narratives/Cultural Dialogues demonstrates the continuing validity of the colonial paradigm as it maps the geographical, political, and imaginative space of 'India/Indies' from the seventeenth century to the present. Breaking new ground in postcolonial studies, Jyotsna Singh highlights the interconnections among early modern colonial encounters,... more...

  • Dissenters and Mavericksby Margery Sabin

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 74.99

    This study reinstates the author at the centre of the relationship between literature and history. It explores the tension between "discourse analysis" and literary criticism, then discusses writers who have achieved a measure of freedom from the limitations of their historical moments. more...

  • Violent Belongingsby Kavita Daiya

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    Focusing on the historical and contemporary narration of the Partition of India, Violent Belongings examines transnational South Asian culture from 1947 onwards. Spanning the Indian subcontinent and its diasporas in the United Kingdom and the United States, it asks how postcolonial/diasporic literature (eg., Rushdie, Mistry, Sidwa and Lahiri), Bollywood... more...