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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
First published in 1970, this selection of Fielding?s criticism is an important contribution to our understanding of Fielding and his age. It directs considerable light upon Fielding?s own critical views, with regard both to his own works and to eighteenth century life and literature at large. more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2009; US$ 20.95
Reveling in the sycophancy and classist pretensions of England?s courts in the late 18th century, this ribald collection of satirical verse specializes in lampooning the public and private lives of the decadent British monarchy. Containing the bitingly controversial social commentary of medical man turned political satirist, Dr. John Wolcott, and... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 32.99
Taking as its starting point the long-standing characterization of Milton as a "Hebraic" writer, Milton and the Rabbis probes the limits of the relationship between the seventeenth-century English poet and polemicist and his Jewish antecedents. Shoulson's analysis moves back and forth between Milton's writings and Jewish writings of the first five... more...
A New and Critical Edition of George Osborns the Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-1872) Volume VIII: Parts One and TwoThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 209.95
This eighth volume of the New Edition of George Osborns nineteenth-century collection of The Poetry of John and Charles Wesley widens considerably the entrance into access of the original poems of the eighteenth-century Wesleys, as well as their translations and altered versions of others poetical works. This New Edition... more...
A New and Critical Edition of George Osborns the Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-1872) Volume IIThe Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 179.95
A New and Critical Edition of George Osborns the Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley (1868-1872) Volume V, Parts I and IIThe Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 199.95
This fifth volume of the New Edition of George Osborns 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 176.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 168.00
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...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 16.99
Rochester, incontestably the greatest of the Restoration poets and reprobates, is presented in The Debt to Pleasure both in his own words and the words of those who loved or loathed him. The book is a mosaic in which the poet's voice and the voice of his age sound with a startling, ribald, and riotous clarity. more...