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  • Literature and the Internetby Stephanie Browner; Stephen Pulsford; Richard Sears

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • An Englishman Looks at the Worldby H. G. Wells

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Today, the name H. G. Wells is synonymous with the genre of science fiction, and Wells is best remembered as the creator of masterpieces such as The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, and The Island of Doctor Moreau. However, the prolific thinker and writer worked in many genres, and he was regarded as an important voice in social and political thought... more...

  • Tourism, Land and Landscape in Ireland: The COmmodification of Cultureby K.J. James

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This study, exploring a broad range of evocative Irish travel writing from 1850 to 1914, much of it highly entertaining and heavily laced with irony and humour, draws out interplays between tourism, travel literature and commodifications of culture. It focuses on the importance of informal tourist economies, illicit dimensions of tourism, national... more...

  • Stanley, I Resumeby Stanley Johnson

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    Stanley Johnson: one-time spy, politician, animal rights crusader – and irresistibly brilliant raconteur. From his career as a Member of the European Parliament to his pioneering work saving the rainforests, Stanley Johnson?s life has roamed many avenues. Amongst much else, he has served on the staff of the World Bank and the European Commission,... more...

  • Melodramatic Imperial Writingby Neil Hultgren

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 47.99

    Melodrama is often seen as a blunt aesthetic tool tainted by its reliance on improbable situations, moral binaries, and overwhelming emotion, features that made it a likely ingredient of British imperial propaganda during the late nineteenth century. Yet, through its impact on many late-Victorian genres outside of the theater, melodrama developed... more...

  • Lost Plays in Shakespeare's Englandby David McInnis; Matthew Steggle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Lost Plays in Shakespeare's England examines assumptions about what a lost play is and how it can be talked about; how lost plays can be reconstructed, particularly when they use narratives already familiar to playgoers; and how lost plays can force us to reassess extant plays, particularly through ideas of repertory studies. more...

  • Juliaby Traute Petersen

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 8.18

    Rom im Jahre 2 v. Chr.: Julia, die Tochter des mächtigen Kaisers Augustus, erlebt einen Sturz, wie er tiefer nicht sein könnte. Gerade noch schwelgte sie in unvorstellbarem Luxus, war umgeben von Freunden und Liebhabern, im nächsten Moment findet sie sich von allen verlassen auf einer unwirtlichen Insel im Mittelmeer wieder. Ihr Vater, der eine Verschwörung... 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...