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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
The study of literature still tends to be nation-based, even when direct evidence contradicts longstanding notions of an autonomous literary canon. In a time when current events make inevitable the acceptance of a global perspective, the essays in this volume suggest a corrective to such scholarly limitations: the contributors offer alternatives to... more...
Baby Out Of The Blue/The Greek Tycoon's Pregnant Wife/Forgotten Mistress, Secret Love-Child/The Secret Baby BargainHarlequin Enterprises, Australia Pty Ltd 2013; Not Available
The Greek Tycoon's Pregnant Wife by Anne Mather Five years ago, Jane's marriage to Demetri ended. Now Demetri needs an heir and demands a divorce. But they have one last night together. However, that one night has dramatic results. How can Jane tell her soon-to-be-exhusband that she's pregnant with his child? Forgotten Mistress, Secret... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 3.99
The Little Book of Liverpool is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic or simply strange information which no-one will want to be without. Here we find out about the most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, famous sons and daughters and literally hundreds of wacky facts. Alex Tulloch's book... more...
- Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69
This book considers the work of South Asian writers who emigrated to, or were born in, Britain. Comparing the work of different generations, it shows how the experience of migrancy, the attitudes towards migrant writers in the literary market place, and the critical reception of them, changed significantly during the twentieth century. more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69
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...
- 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...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
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...
- 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...