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  • Ravishment of Reasonby Brandon Chua

    Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 84.99

    Ravishment of Reason presents a new contextual framework for the study of Restoration drama, demonstrating the important cultural work performed by the restored theaters in offering versions of political theory that mediated between older notions of thaumaturgic authority and proto-modern forms of government premised upon autonomy and contract.... more...

  • Jane Austen and Religionby Dr Michael Giffin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 139.00

    Modernism, 1910-1945 explores and celebrates the rise and development of Modernist and Avant-Garde literatures and theories of this particular period, from Imagism to the Apocalypse movement. Jane Goldman charts transitions in writing, reading, performing and publishing practices, and in international groupings and re-groupings of writers and artists,... more...

  • Strategies of Political Theatreby Michael Patterson

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 43.00

    Provides theoretical framework for important play-writing in Britain in the second half of the twentieth century. more...

  • Gender, Theatre, and the Origins of Criticismby Marcie Frank

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00

    A 2003 exploration of the theoretical and literary legacy of Dryden to a number of prominent women writers of the time. more...

  • Autobiography and Gender in Early Modern Literatureby Sharon Cadman Seelig

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    This important contribution to early modern literary studies and gender studies illuminates the interactions between literature and autobiography. more...

  • Unsettled Narrativesby David Farrier

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 95.00

    Acknowledgments ix. Introduction: The Written Pacific 1 (14). ``Talk languished on the beach'': The Possibility of Reciprocity in Robert Louis Stevenson's In the South Seas. 15 (58). ``These words are so changed in a native's mouth'': Contested Frames in William Ellis's Polynesian Researches. 73 (44). ``Typee or Happar?'': The Unsettling Narrative... more...

  • Radical Tragedyby Jonathan Dollimore

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 54.95

    This study of the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries also provides an insight into cultural materialist thought. This third edition contains an extensive introduction which argues for the continuing relevance of the tragic aesthetic in today's world. more...

  • Rhino Chasersby Neil Grant

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 16.31

    A story of surf, friendship and the long road to adulthood. ''There is a lot to like about this exciting road novel? Imagine Endless Summer as directed by David Lynch. Grant's vivid description of surfing action is awesome; likewise his ability to describe changing landscapes in a few strokes.''. Australian Bookseller & Publisher more...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to Joseph Conradby John G. Peters

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 22.00

    A most comprehensive guide to Conrad's life, work, context and major themes. more...

  • Conrad's Charlie Marlowby Bernard J. Paris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    This study approaches Marlow not simply as a literary device but as one of the greatest character creations in literature, an understanding of whose inner conflicts newly illuminates the structure of his narrations, his interactions with his auditors, and the thematic ambiguity of his tales. more...