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  • 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...

  • Americanizing Britainby Genevieve Abravanel

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    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...

  • Americans in British Literature, 1770?1832by Professor Christopher Flynn

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    American independence was inevitable by 1780, but British writers spent the several decades following the American Revolution transforming their former colonists into something other than estranged British subjects. Christopher Flynn's engaging and timely book systematically examines for the first time the ways in which British writers depicted America... more...

  • Atlantic Republicby Paul Giles

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 52.99

    This book describes a tradition of English literary figures from 1776 to the present day who have either emigrated to the United States or whose writing has been shaped by American ideas. The writers discussed include Lord Byron, Charles Dickens, D. H. Lawrence, P. G. Wodehouse, and Angela Carter. more...

  • Baby Out Of The Blue/The Greek Tycoon's Pregnant Wife/Forgotten Mistress, Secret Love-Child/The Secret Baby Bargainby Anne Mather; Annie West; Melanie Milburne

    Harlequin 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Civility and Empireby Anindyo Roy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • 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...