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- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.95
In this book, Johnston and Mangat consider ways in which particular postcolonial and multicultural literary texts are able to provide a space of cultural mediation for readers from various backgrounds. The studies described in the five chapters of the book explore the spaces of convergence of identity, culture and literature with students and teachers... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 33.99
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...
- 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 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$ 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...
- Carcanet 2012; US$ 7.26
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...
- 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...