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- 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...
- Duke University Press 1995; US$ 79.95
In recent years, New Historicists have situated the iconoclasm of Milton’s poetry and prose within the context of political, cultural, and philosophical discourses that foreshadow early modernism. In Carnal Rhetoric , Lana Cable carries these investigations further by exploring the iconoclastic impulse in Milton’s works through detailed... more...
- Crossway 2013; US$ 3.99
Guides readers through the paramount epic in the English language, Milton’s Paradise Lost , and showcases Milton’s understanding of crime and punishment in the events of creation, the fall, and redemption. Part of the Christian Guides to the Classics series. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Drawing together landscape, architecture and literature, Strawberry Hill, the celebrated eighteenth-century Gothic villa and garden beside the River Thames, is an autobiographical site, where we can read the story of its creator, Horace Walpole. This beautifully illustrated book reveals the Gothic villa and associated landscape to be inspired... more...
- Crossway 2014; US$ 4.99
Leads readers through Bunyan’s classic Christian allegory, The Pilgrim’s Progress , offering 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
The first edited collection of scholarly essays to focus exclusively on An Collins, this volume examines the significance of an important religious and political poet from seventeenth-century England. An Collins and the Historical Imagination celebrates Collinss writing within her own time and ours through a comprehensive assessment of her poetics,... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 79.99
Tobias Smollett (1721-71) is best known today as a novelist. In the eighteenth-century, he was regarded as a historian and critic. In this book, Richard J. Jones explores the diversity of Smollett's journalistic and literary writings and establishes new connections between Smollett's work and writers of the Scottish Enlightenment. The book takes as... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 95.00
What does university study of English Literature involve today? How should students read literary texts? Answers to these questions have substantially changed and developed over recent decades, often in response to advances in literary theory. In the light of this and other recent developments, the Edinburgh Introduction provides a new, updated guide... more...