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  • The Cultural Work of Empireby Carol Watts

    Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 119.40

    This book argues that the Seven Years’ War (1756–63) produced an intense historical consciousness within British cultural life regarding the boundaries of belonging to community, family and nation. Global warfare prompts a radical re-imagining of the state and the subjectivities of those who inhabit it. Laurence Sterne’s distinctive... more...

  • The Edinburgh Introduction to Studying English Literatureby Dermot Cavanagh; Alan Gillis; Michelle Keown

    Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 27.00

    This introduction to the tools required for literary study provides all the skills, background and critical knowledge which students require to approach their study of literature with confidence. more...

  • Shaftesburyby Lothar Kreimendahl; Martin Mulsow; Monika Neugebauer-Wölk; Friedrich Vollhardt

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 110.59

    Hauptbeschreibung Thema: Shaftesbury ABHANDLUNGEN Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp >Go to the poets Alexandra Kleihues Figuren der Evidenz in Shaftesburys »Moralists« Michael B. Prince Mimetic Virtue. On Shaftes¬bury's moral sense Mark-Georg Dehrmann Shaftesburys stoischer Sokratismus Insa Kringler Shaftesburys Natur- und Moralverständnis hinsichtlich... more...

  • Selected Poems and Proseby Gottfried Benn; David Paisey

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 32.99

    These selections from the esteemed career of Gottfried Benn?one of the most significant German poets of the 20th century?showcase his early, shockingly graphic depictions of human suffering and degradation, as well as the isolation and fragmentation of the human being adrift in a nihilistic world found in his later work. Translator David Paisey presents... more...

  • Letters to my Lover from a Small Mountain Townby Heather Taylor Johnson

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2012; US$ 13.00

    Heather Taylor Johnson?s poetry captures the immediacy of a crisp Rocky Mountains landscape and the moments of intimacy we wish we could freeze-frame. This is a celebration of clean air, snow and sunflowers, and a home divided between two continents, but it?s mostly about the vibrancy and transforming power of love. more...

  • John Miltonby Annabel M. Patterson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This collection of selected writings represents the best of recent critical work on Milton. The essays cover all stages of his career, from the early poems through to the later poems of the Restoration period, especially Paradise Lost . Professor Patterson includes British and American critics such as Michael Wilding, Victoria Kahn, James Grantham... more...

  • Tristram Shandyby Max Byrd

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Max Byrd?s lucidly written and compelling volume aims to provide a scholarly introduction to one of the most puzzling pieces of eighteenth-century literature, and a stimulus to critical thought and discussion. Laurence Sterne ? an eccentric and largely unsuccessful clergyman - was forty-six when he sat down in January of 1759 to being his literary... more...

  • A Preface to Miltonby Lois Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    A highly readable and illustrated introduction to the work of Milton, which provides both a biographical account of the poet and his influences, and a critical survey of his poetry. more...

  • Lucifer and Prometheusby R J Z WERBLOWSKY

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Routledge is now re-issuing this prestigious series of 204 volumes originally published between 1910 and 1965. The titles include works by key figures such asC.G. Jung, Sigmund Freud, Jean Piaget, Otto Rank, James Hillman, Erich Fromm, Karen Horney and Susan Isaacs. Each volume is available on its own, as part of a themed mini-set, or as part of a... more...