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19th century, 1770/1800-1890/1900

  • Mansfield Park: The Illustrated Editionby

    Sourcebooks 2010; US$ 0.99

    This special edition of Mansfield Park includes the famous illustrations by Henry Matthew Brock, originally created in 1898. Brock and his brothers were all successful illustrators of the day and often posed for each other using costumes, props and furniture in their Cambridge studio. Brock’s older brother Charles joined him in illustrating other... more...

  • Empfindsamkeitby

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 182.00

    The discussion on the emergence of Empfindsamkeit has tended largely to ignore the lyric poetry of the period, although it may be said to be the first genre to take up and reflect this particular materialization of the Enlightenment. It displays close connections to the religious avant-garde of the period, with Pietist poetry being the first category... more...

  • Poetry and Childhoodby

    Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 37.95

    The first academic book about the poetry of childhood, this international collection brings together poets including Philip Gross, Andrew Motion and Michael Rosen and distinguished critics to consider key poets writing for children, from John Bunyan to Carol Ann Duffy. Children, poets, parents and teachers describe their responses to poetry. more...

  • English Romantic Poetsby M. H. Abrams

    Oxford University Press 1975; US$ 39.99

    Compiles critical essays on the Romantic Age and the individual works of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. more...

  • Success Secrets of Sherlock Holmesby David Acord

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle funneled much of his real-life genius-and the brilliance of others around him-into Sherlock Holmes, creating a character greater than the sum of his parts. In this quirky and intriguing look at the traits that made Sherlock Holmes successful, David Acord explores how to unleash our own genius. Not only does Acord give unique... more...

  • Blake's Marginsby Hazard Adams

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    Known for his prophetic and imaginative works of poetry, painting, and printmaking, William Blake was also a prolific reader and annotator of other writers' works. This is the first work of criticism to consider Blake's annotations in their entirety, and it covers such topics as art, poetry, theology, madness and philosophy, as well as the... more...

  • William Blake on His Poetry and Paintingby Hazard Adams

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00

    Blake was not only a poet, but also a prolific commentator on both his own art and art in general. This is the first text to discuss all of the writings except the annotations to Reynolds' Discourses, covered in a previous volume, Blake's Margins (McFarland, 2009). Topics include his opinions on his predecessors and his contemporaries, his... more...

  • Thinking Through Blakeby Hazard Adams

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    A seminal figure in Romantic poetry and visual arts, William Blake continues to influence modern literary criticism. In this book, Blake scholar Hazard Adams presents a selection of essays that span his long career exploring the work and thought of the groundbreaking artist. Topics range from the symbolic form in Blake's poem Jerusalem, the world... more...

  • A History of Victorian Literatureby James Eli Adams

    Wiley 2011; US$ 42.95

    "A signal work of literary historiography: broad and sound in its fabric, detail richly textured in its detail.... The sheer quantity of this comprehensive history is matched by the genial quality of the historian who comprehends it, and whose infectiously self-renewing enthusiasm makes great learning look like great fun. It has been many decades,... more...

  • Thomas De Quinceyby Lois Peters Agnew

    Southern Illinois University Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    This wide-ranging volume gives proper attention to the views on rhetoric and style set forth by British literary figure Thomas De Quincey (1785?1859), whose contributions to the history of rhetoric are often overlooked. Lois Peters Agnew presents an overview of this theorist?s life and provides cultural context for his time and place, with particular... more...