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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.95
This comprehensive study interprets Paradise Lost as a rhetoric of literary forms, by attending to the broad spectrum of literary genres, modes, and exemplary works Milton incorporates within that poem. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 29.95
So many questions surround the key figures in the English literary canon, but most books focus on one aspect of an author's life or work, or limit themselves to a single critical approach. Alexander Pope is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide which: * offers information on Pope's life, contexts and works * outline the major critical issues surrounding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Literary allegory has deep roots in early reading and interpretation of Scripture and classical epic and myth. In this substantial study, Mindele Treip presents an overview of the history and theory of allegorical exegesis upon Scripture, poetry, and especially the epic from antiquity to the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, with close focus... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 125.00
This work provides a comprehensive account of the life and writings of Andrew Marvell (1621-78), as well as the reception of his work in the century after his death. A much-loved poet, a compelling controversialist, and once famous as a member of Parliament, Marvell's intersecting careers are here explored in detail. His biography is transformed with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
First published in 1998, this title provides for the reader of the renowned metaphysical poet and politician a valuable reference and resource volume. It is a compendium of useful information for any reader of Andrew Marvell, including crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation, and details about his life?s work. The intention throughout... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Examining the unpublished letters and manuscripts of the poet Anna Seward (1742-1809), Teresa Barnard provides a fresh perspective on her life and historical milieu that restores and problematizes Seward's carefully constructed narrative of her life. Barnard's biography of Seward not only challenges what is known about Seward, but provides... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 149.95
An annotated edition of Joshua Barnes The Academie, or The Cambridge Dunns, with a new essay on the place of Barnes in 17th English Theatre. Swanson examines the bawdy and dark satire of the Cambridge playwright Joshua Barnes whose play savages the university and town. Barnes annotated version of this play sheds new light on English satire and... more...