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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
These eleven original essays by well-known eighteenth-century scholars, five of them editors of James Boswell's journal or letters, commemorate the bicentenary of Boswell's death on May 19, 1795. The volume illuminates both the life and the work of one of the most important literary figures of the age and contributes significantly to the scholarship... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
Published in 1791, Boswells Life of Johnson exposes one of the most gigantic figures of English literature with unparalleled closeness and originality. He succeeded in portraying Johnsons life through lively conversations with Johnson that reflected his abundant humor and deep insight. This work details Johnsons prolific years in... more...
- Crossway 2014; US$ 5.99
Leads readers through Bunyan?s classic Christian allegory, The Pilgrim?s Progress , with insights into the nature of faith, the reality of temptation, and the glory of salvation. Part of the Christian Guides to the Classics series. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Hannah Cowley (1743?1809) was a very successful dramatist, and something of an eighteenth-century celebrity. New critical interest in the drama of this period has meant a resurgence of interest in Cowley?s writing and in the performance of her plays. This is the first substantial monograph study to examine Cowley?s life and work. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Charlotte Smith's early sonnets established the genre as a Romantic form; her novels advanced sensibility beyond its reliance on emotional facility; and her blank verse initiated one of the most familiar of Romantic verse forms. This volume draws together the best of current scholarship. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Colley Cibber changed the course of the English-speaking theater. One of the most complete theater men in the history of the stage, he fostered the change from drama as the handmaiden of literature to theater as an independent and lively art. In the process, Cibber became one of London's brightest stars, one of its most popular playwrights and, for... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95
The first complete annotated edition of Milton's poetry available in a one-volume paperback. The text is established from original sources, with collations of all known manuscripts, chronology and verbal variants recorded. Works in Latin, Greek and Italian are included with new literal translations. more...