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17th and 18th centuries (1640-1770)

  • WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Skills for Literature and the Unseen Poetry Student's Bookby Paula Adair; Sarah Basham; Rachel Bryant

    Hodder Education Group 2015; US$ 28.78

    Endorsed by WJEC Eduqas. Equip your students with the skills required to analyse and respond to every poem in the WJEC Eduqas Poetry Anthology. - Helps students of all abilities to explore each poem with a step-by-step approach to textual analysis that moves gradually from first impressions to detailed explorations. - Develops the skills students need... more...

  • John Thelwall: Radical Romantic and Acquitted Felonby Steve Poole

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00

    John Thelwall was a Romantic and Enlightenment polymath. In 1794 he was tried and acquitted of high treason, earning himself the disdainful soubriquet 'acquitted felon' from Secretary of State for War, William Windham. Later, Thelwall's interests turned to poetry and plays, and was a collaborator and confidant of Wordsworth and Coleridge. more...

  • A Political Biography of Samuel Johnsonby Nicholas Hudson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00

    Johnson rose from obscure origins to become a major literary figure of the eighteenth century. Through a detailed survey of his major works and political journalism, Hudson constructs a complex picture of Johnson as a moralist forced to accept the realistic nature of politics during an era of revolutionary transition. more...

  • The Celebrated Hannah Cowleyby Angela Escott

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00

    Hannah Cowley (1743?1809) was a very successful dramatist, and something of an eighteenth-century celebrity. New critical interest in the drama of this period has meant a resurgence of interest in Cowley?s writing and in the performance of her plays. This is the first substantial monograph study to examine Cowley?s life and work. more...

  • Ann Yearsley and Hannah More, Patronage and Poetryby Kerri Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00

    This study offers a timely and necessary reassessment of the careers of Ann Yearsley and Hannah More. Making use of newly-discovered letters and poems, Andrews provides a full analysis of the breakdown of the two writers? affiliation and compares it to other labouring-class relationships based on patronage. more...

  • Robert Fergussonby Robert Fergusson; James Robertson

    Birlinn 2015; US$ 10.19

    This edition, first published in 2000 to mark the 250th anniversary of Fergusson?s birth, and revised in 2007, contains all his poems in Scots, a selection of poems in English, an introductory essay, revised orthography, substantial footnotes, eight illustrations and a comprehensive glossary. Acknowledged as a crucial influence on Burns, Robert Fergusson... more...

  • The Living Milton (Routledge Revivals)by Sir Frank Kermode

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Various aspects of Milton are explored in this collection of essays by scholars whose reputations were, at the time of publication in 1960, perhaps largely based on their writings on more modern subjects. This had the advantage of demonstrating that Milton as a poet is "alive" and that other attempts to represent him as irrelevant to the interests... more...

  • The Beaux Stratagemby George Farquhar

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.82

    The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...

  • Einführung in Swift (mitp Professional)by Holger Hinzberg

    mitp 2015; US$ 16.21

    Dieses Buch richtet sich an Leser, die bereits Erfahrungen mit einer objektorientierten Programmiersprache haben und jetzt einen umfassenden Einstieg in Swift suchen. Für Umsteiger von Objective-C wird dabei auf die Unterschiede der beiden Sprachen hingewiesen. Mit Swift enthalten Entwickler von iOS- und OS-X-Anwendungen erstmalig Möglichkeiten, die... more...

  • John Thelwallby Judith Thompson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Drawing on newly-discovered manuscripts, this collection is the first modern edition of poetry by John Thelwall, the famed radical Romantic and champion of the working class. Eight key essays and 125 fully-annotated poems introduce his work in correspondence with historical traditions and current critical paradigms. more...