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  • Escape and Other Essaysby Arthur Christopher Benson

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Though he struggled with crippling mental illness for much of his adult life, English poet and essayist Arthur Christopher Benson still managed to produce a vast body of work spanning a number of genres. This collection of critical articles, observations and vignettes touches on a variety of topics, many of which address the question of the role of... more...

  • Margaret Ogilvyby J. M. Barrie

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    In Margaret Ogilvy, author J. M. Barrie (today best remembered for his enduring children's classic Peter Pan) presents a loving, detailed portrait of his mother. As a child, Margaret had been forced to become the "woman of the house" when she was only eight years old, filling in as the household manager after her own mother's death.... more...

  • Der Tagby J. M. Barrie

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99

    This World War I-era play demonstrates that J. M. Barrie's talents as a playwright were much broader than the light fare for which he is best remembered, including Peter Pan. Set amidst a percolating global conflict, a world leader who is faced with a fateful decision weighs his options. more...

  • The Symbolism and Sources of Outlanderby Valerie Estelle Frankel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00

    Outlander is much more than a television romance about a World War II nurse and a Jacobite soldier in a fetching kilt. The series--and the massive serial novel on which it is based--has been categorized as a period drama, adventure saga, military history and fantasy epic.Inspired by the Irish legends of Fionn Mac Cumhaill and the prophecies of Brahan... more...

  • The Ballad of the White Horseby G. K. Chesterton

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 1.99

    British writer G.K. Chesterton was an irrepressible jack-of-all-trades when it came to literature, producing popular works in virtually every genre. The Ballad of the White Horse is an epic poem detailing the triumphs and travails of Saxon King Alfred the Great. It is said that Chesterton spent more time on this poem than any other work, and some critics... more...

  • The Thread of Goldby Arthur Christopher Benson

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99

    If you're looking for a dose of comfort and inspiration, immerse yourself in this collection of gorgeously lyrical essays from Arthur Christopher Benson. Based around the idea that love is the "thread of gold" that ties together every moment of our lives, these sketches and observations are a wellspring of spiritual rejuvenation. more...

  • Joyous Gardby Arthur Christopher Benson

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99

    If you're interested in the prospect of a more serene, enjoyable life but can't abide the relentlessly chipper pablum passed off as self-help these days, A. C. Benson's essay collection Joyous Gard may be just what you need. Adopting a decidedly measured, thoughtful tone, the essays in this volume offer both philosophical ponderings and... more...

  • Re-actby Jonas Rutgeerts

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 18.61

    Re-act: Over re-enactment in de hedendaagse dans maakt een vergelijkende studie tussen de historische re-enactment en de re-enactment in de dans. Het boek tracht te achterhalen welke strategieŽn er achter de 'terugkeer naar het verleden? liggen en onderzoekt hoe deze strategieŽn de gangbare ideeŽn van lineariteit en onomkeerbaarheid van de tijd in... more...

  • A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century (Routledge Revivals)by Henry A. Beers

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century , first published in 1926, presents the great artistic and literary innovations of the Romantic movement according to an often overlooked and unacknowledged definition of ?Romanticism?, which is of particular relevance in the consideration of the English Romantic spirit: pertaining to the... more...

  • A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century (Routledge Revivals)by Henry A. Beers

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    First published in 1926, this title presents the great artistic and literary innovations of the Romantic movement according to an often overlooked and unacknowledged definition of ?Romanticism?, which is of particular relevance in the consideration of the English Romantic spirit: pertaining to the style of the Christian and popular literature of... more...