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19th century, 1770/1800-1890/1900

  • Art and Womanhood in Fin-de-Siecle Writingby Catherine Delyfer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Lucas Malet is one of a number of forgotten female writers whose work bridges the gap between George Eliot and Virginia Woolf. Malet?s writing was intrinsically linked to her passion for art. This is the first book-length study of Malet?s novels. more...

  • Blake, Gender and Cultureby Helen P Bruder

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Blake's combination of verse and design invites interdisciplinary study. The essays in this collection approach his work from a variety of perspectives including masculinity, performance, plant biology, empire, politics and sexuality. more...

  • Conservatism and the Quarterly Reviewby Jonathan Cutmore

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In its time, the Quarterly Review was thought to closely reflect government policy, however, the essays in this volume reveal that it was inconsistent in its support of government positions and reflected disagreement over a broad range of religious, economic and political issues. more...

  • Contributors to the Quarterly Reviewby Jonathan Cutmore

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The "Quarterly Review" presents a rare opportunity to Romantic scholars to test the truth of Marilyn Butler's claim that the early nineteenth-century periodical is the matrix for democratization of public writing and reading. This is the second title in this series to look at its influence. more...

  • Gender and Space in Rural Britain, 1840?1920by Charlotte Mathieson; Gemma Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The essays in this collection focus on the ways rural life was represented during the long nineteenth century. Contributors bring expertise from the fields of history, geography and literature to present an interdisciplinary study of the interplay between rural space and gender during a time of increasing industrialization and social change. more...

  • Jane Austen's Civilized Womenby Enit Karafili Steiner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Jane Austen?s six complete novels and her juvenilia are examined in the context of civil society and gender. Steiner?s study uses a variety of contexts to appraise Austen?s work: Scottish Enlightenment theories of societal development, early-Romantic discourses on gender roles, modern sociological theories on the civilizing process. more...

  • The Lesbian Muse and Poetic Identity, 1889?1930by Sarah Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Throughout history the poetic muse has tended to be (a passive) female and the poet male. This dynamic caused problems for late Victorian and twentieth-century women poets; how could the muse be reclaimed and moved on from the passive role of old? Parker looks at? fin-de-siècle ?and modernist lyric poets to investigate how they overcame these challenges... more...

  • Liberating Medicine, 1720?1835by Steve Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    During the 18th century medicine became an autonomous discipline and practice. Surgeons justified themselves as skilled practitioners and set themselves apart from the unspecialized, hack barber-surgeons of early modernity. This title presents 17 essays on the relationship between medicine and literature during the Enlightenment. more...

  • Mary Wollstonecraft and Feminist Republicanismby Lena Halldenius

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Mary Wollstonecraft is a writer whose work continues to provoke scholarly debate. Halldenius explores Wollstonecraft?s political philosophy, focusing on her treatment of republicanism and independence, to propose a new way of reading her work ? that of a ?feminist republican?. more...

  • The New Man, Masculinity and Marriage in the Victorian Novelby Tara MacDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    By tracing the rise of the New Man alongside novelistic changes in the representations of marriage, MacDonald shows how this figure encouraged Victorian writers to reassess masculine behaviour and to re-imagine the marriage plot in light of wider social changes. She finds examples in novels by Dickens, Anne Brontë, George Eliot and George Gissing. more...