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  • Americanizing Britainby Genevieve Abravanel

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 28.99 US$ 24.93

    Americanizing Britain anatomizes the various ways British writers responded to the ever-increasing influence of U.S. culture on England and the rest of the world. more...

  • Translating Italy for the Eighteenth Centuryby Mirella Agorni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Translating Italy in the Eighteenth Century offers a historical analysis of the role played by translation in that complex redefinition of women's writing that was taking place in Britain in the second half of the eighteenth century. It investigates the ways in which women writers managed to appropriate images of Italy and adapt them to their own... more...

  • Tales Before Narniaby Douglas A. Anderson

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    In his acclaimed collection Tales Before Tolkien, Douglas A. Anderson illuminated the sources, inspirations, and influences that fired J.R.R. Tolkien?s genius. Now Anderson turns his attention to Tolkien?s colleague and friend C. S. Lewis, whose influence on modern fantasy, through his beloved Narnia books, is second only to Tolkien?s own. In many... more...

  • Fabulous Orientsby Ros Ballaster

    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...

  • Saracens and the Making of English Identityby Siobhain Bly Calkin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the ways in which discourses of religious, racial, and national identity blur and engage each other in the medieval West. Specifically, the book studies depictions of Muslims in England during the 1330s and argues that these depictions, although historically inaccurate, served to enhance and advance assertions of English national... 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...

  • Prose by Victorian Womenby Andrea Broomfield; Sally Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • From Cairo to Baghdadby James Canton

    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...

  • 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...

  • British Women Writers and the French Revolutionby Dr Adriana Craciun

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    British Women Writers and the French Revolution provides an overview of a wide range of British women's writings on the French Revolution, from writers sympathetic to the Revolution like Mary Robinson, Helen Maria Williams, and Charlotte Smith, to anti-revolutionary writers like Hannah More and Jane West. Based on new research in French and British... more...