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- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Though he is best remembered as the satirical novelist who penned nineteenth-century masterpieces such as Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray was also an accomplished poet. This volume collects some of Thackeray's most popular ballads, lyrics, and other poems; it is a rewarding read for lovers of traditional verse. more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 124.99 US$ 107.49
The Cromwellian Protectorate was a period of innovation in poetry and drama, as well as constitutional debate. This new account of the period focuses on key cultural institutions - Parliament, an embassy to Sweden, Oxford University, Cromwell's state funeral - to examine this poetry's relationship with a culture in transformation and crisis. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
From William Blake to Samuel Taylor Coleridge and from William Wordsworth to Percy Shelley, this volume provides critical overviews of the poets who defined the English Romantic period. The essays included target seminal works and major figures such as John Keats and offer as well important background and general information on the period and its far-reaching... more...
How the Writings of William Morris Shaped the Literary Style of Tennyson, Swinburne, Gissing, and YeatsThe Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95
This text is the first to examine the influence of William Morris on the artistic, literary, and ideological styles of Tennyson, Swinburne, Gissing, and Yeats. This book focuses on a selection of Morris writings and situates them in the fields of art, culture, and society. Through Roland Barthes approach to interpreting text, Sasso demonstrates... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00
Resistance is a key concept for understanding the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, and for approaching the poetry of the period. This collection of 15 critical essays explores how poetry and resistance interact, set against a philosophical, historical and cultural background. In the light of the upheavals of the age, and the changing perception... more...
- Short Books 2012; US$ 11.65
A sparklingly witty memoir, which takes us on a seductive journey from wartime Jerusalem to the heart of Fleet Street, providing a riveting outsider s view of English cultural life. <p>Miriam Gross tells her story in a series of vivid vignettes life as an only child of ambitious parents in Jerusalem; her bohemian school days at the progressive... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Nineteenth-century novelist Elizabeth Gaskell was inspired to start writing in part through her friendship with Charlotte Bronte. Later, Gaskell took on the project of composing the first serious, full-length biography of Bronte, a work that scholars agree did much to fan the flames of Bronte's then-burgeoning reputation. The Life of Charlotte... more...