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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A History of Victorian Literatureby James Eli Adams

    Wiley 2011; US$ 42.95

    Incorporating a broad range of contemporary scholarship, A History of Victorian Literature presents an overview of the literature produced in Great Britain between 1830 and 1900, with fresh consideration of both major figures and some of the era's less familiar authors. Part of the Blackwell Histories of Literature series, the book describes the... more...

  • The Stillbirth of Capitalby Siraj Ahmed

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    This book targets one of the humanities' most widely held premises: namely, that the European Enlightenment laid the groundwork for modern imperialism. It argues instead that the Enlightenment's vision of empire calls our own historical and theoretical paradigms into question. While eighteenth-century British India has not received nearly the same... more...

  • Shaw, Plato, and Euripidesby Sidney P Albert

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95

    Ever since its 1905 premiere on the London stage, Bernard Shaw's controversial drama Major Barbara has proved puzzling to audiences and critics alike. More than a century later there is still wide critical disagreement about the play's meaning and the ideas it engenders. Sidney Albert’s groundbreaking new book provides a daring and novel... more...

  • Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 15)by Edward Alexander

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This study defines the relationship between humanism and liberalism by comparing the two Victorian figures who were most concerned with the preservation of humanistic values in a free and democratic society: Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill. The book sets apart Arnold and Mill from their contemporaries and points out their similarities to one another... more...

  • Poetry & Geographyby Neal Alexander

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 72.99

    Poetry & Geography examines the rich diversity of geographical imaginations informing post-war and contemporary poetry in Britain and Ireland. Drawing impetus from the spatial turn in the humanities and social sciences, the fourteen essays collected here appraise the significance of ideas of space, place, and landscape for 'mainstream' and... more...