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17th and 18th centuries (1640-1770)

  • Inside "Paradise Lost"by David Quint

    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...

  • Regaining Paradise Lostby Thomas N. Corns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A Preface to Miltonby Lois Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.99

    A highly readable introduction to the life and work of Milton. more...

  • The Poetry of Erasmus Darwinby Martin Priestman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    In his study of Erasmus Darwin’s 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 Enlightenment’s emphases on conceptual spaces to the Romantic period’s emphases on historical time, Priestman... more...

  • The Pèlerinage Allegories of Guillaume de Deguilevilleby Marco Nievergelt; Stephanie A. Viereck Gibbs Kamath

    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...

  • Vom Menschenby Alexander Pope; Wolfgang Breidert; Wolfgang Breidert; Eberhard Breidert

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 41.66

    Das Lehrgedicht über den Menschen von Alexander Pope (1688-1744) gilt als eines der herausragenden literarischen Zeugnisse seiner Zeit. Bald nach seinem Erscheinen 1733/1734 in viele Sprachen übersetzt, spiegelt es den moralphilosophischen Optimismus der frühen Aufklärung wider. Diese Ausgabe enthält den englischen Originaltext samt Angabe von Textvarianten... more...

  • Selected Poems and Proseby Gottfried Benn; David Paisey

    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...

  • A Tale of a Tubby Jonathan Swift

    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...

  • Place-making for the Imaginationby Marion Harney

    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...

  • James Arbuckleby Richard Holmes

    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...