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  • A New and Critical Edition of George Osborn’s the Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-1872) Volume V, Parts I and IIby Samuel Rogal

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 199.95

    This fifth volume of the “New Edition” of George Osborn’s nineteenth-century collection of The Poetry of John and Charles Wesley continues to widen the access of the original poems of the eighteenth-century Wesleys, as well as their translations and altered versions of others’ poetical works. Although the total of thirteen volumes... more...

  • Thomas Chatterton and Romantic Cultureby Nick Groom

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 176.00

    Thomas Chatterton was a poet, forger, and adolescent suicide, and the debate over his work was a pivotal episode in the history of eighteenth-century literature. It ultimately established Chatterton as the inspiration for Romantic poets like Blake, Coleridge, and Keats. This book is a major collection of diverse new essays by scholars, critics, and... more...

  • A Milton Chronologyby Gordon Campbell

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 186.00

    In this chronology Gordon Campbell brings his unique command of manuscripts associated with John Milton to the first synthesis of the Milton documents attempted in forty years. Many manuscripts that have been lost to view have been rediscovered, and some manuscripts that have never been seen by students of Milton are recorded here for the first time.... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnsonby Greg Clingham

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 28.00

    This Companion, first published in 1997, provides an introduction to the works and life of one of the key figures in English literary history. more...

  • Exactly My Own Lengthby Olivia McCannon

    Carcanet 2012; US$ 9.99

    Olivia McCannon's first collection explores life on the edge of possibility: in one moment the familiar is blown open, we plunge into the unknown. A chance meeting seals a lifetime; a girl leaps from a window, away from safety - she wanted to see what can happen'. From families improvising a living space in Cairo's City of the Dead, to a veteran of... more...

  • The Works of Thomas Traherne Vby Jan Ross

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 130.00

    This volume in the definitive edition of Thomas Traherne contains his best-known works, Centuries of Meditations and Select Meditations. more...

  • David Garrick and the Development of English Comedyby Alan Swanson

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    David Garrick was an assiduous reader and collector of older English, and to some extent French plays and we can see him looking backwards, searching out and buying extant play collections offered for sale. Some of these plays he remodeled and imitated for his company. Looking forward, beyond him, we can see that his work was in turn admired, read,... more...

  • John Miltonby John T. Shawcross

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's... more...

  • John Drydenby Helen and Kinsley Kinsley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's... more...

  • Teaching English Literature 16–19by Carol Atherton; Andrew Green; Gary Snapper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Teaching English Literature 16 – 19 is an essential new resource that is suitable for use both as an introductory guide for those new to teaching literature and also as an aid to reflection and renewal for more experienced teachers. Using the central philosophy that students will learn best when actively engaged in discussion and encouraged to apply... more...