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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
Inside ?Paradise Lost? opens up new readings and ways of reading Milton?s epic poem by mapping out the intricacies of its narrative and symbolic designs and by revealing and exploring the deeply allusive texture of its verse. David Quint?s comprehensive study demonstrates how systematic patterns of allusion and keywords give structure and coherence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
Paradise Lost is not merely the masterpiece of John Milton (1608-74) but a turning point in style and form, which had a profound influence on the poetry of the following century. Divided into two parts, this major survey begins by discussing the revolutionary characteristics of Paradise Lost in the context of contemporary literary norms and examines... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
In his study of Erasmus Darwins major poetry, Priestman situates his literary works and Darwin himself within a network of other scientists, writers, thinkers and social movers and shakers. Positing a significant shift from the Enlightenments emphases on conceptual spaces to the Romantic periods emphases on historical time, Priestman... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
New essays on the unjustly neglected Pèlerinage works by de Guileville, showing in particular its huge contemporary influence. more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 32.99
These selections from the esteemed career of Gottfried Benn?one of the most significant German poets of the 20th century?showcase his early, shockingly graphic depictions of human suffering and degradation, as well as the isolation and fragmentation of the human being adrift in a nihilistic world found in his later work. Translator David Paisey presents... more...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99
A Tale of a Tub is one of the major works by the author of the celebrated Gulliver's Travels and is considered by many critics as one of the finest satires of the English tongue. The book's structure is divided into two entities: A tale and a series of digressions that have no relationship with the main tale. As long as the tale is concerned, it centers... 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...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 69.99
This work contains a selection of James Arbuckle?s poems and essays presented in a first modern scholarly edition with a biographical introduction. The work, which includes original poems, translations of Horace, satires on Swift, essays on politics, politeness and the early Scottish Enlightenment, offers new insights into early eighteenth-century... more...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 0.99
Juvenalian satirical essay written and published anonymously by Jonathan Swift in 1729. Swift suggests that the impoverished Irish might ease their economic troubles by selling their children as food for rich gentlemen and ladies. This satirical hyperbole mocks heartless attitudes towards the poor, as well as Irish policy in general. ]]> more...