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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95
This unique volume of plays and documents demonstrates for the first time the wide range of theatrical activity in which women were involved during the Renaissance period. This is a true breakthrough for the study of women's literature. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 115.00
The eighteenth century was a time of great cultural change in Britain. It was a period marked by expeditions to the New World, Africa, and the Orient, and these voyages were reflected in the travel literature of the era. It was also a period in which seventeenth-century empiricism and the scientific method became dominant, and in which society became... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00
Daniel in the Lion?s Den: the Septuagint and the Hebrew Bible each bear witness to the idiosyncratic transmission of Daniel 6 in different cultural areas. Using comparative narrative analysis, the present study shows the specific profile of each text and their divergent classification in literary history. The analysis develops new perspectives for... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available
A new departure in Scottish and Irish migration studies. The Scottish diasporic communities closest to homethose which are part of what we sometimes term the near Diasporaare those we know least about. Whilst an interest in the overseas Scottish diaspora has grown in recent years, Scots who chose to settle in other parts of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
Using Shakespeare as a case in point, this book shows how the study of English literature was implicated in the ideology of the empires in colonies such as India. The author argues that these studies promote Western culture. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00
British Women Writers and the French Revolution provides an overview of a wide range of British women's writings on the French Revolution, from writers sympathetic to the Revolution like Mary Robinson, Helen Maria Williams, and Charlotte Smith, to anti-revolutionary writers like Hannah More and Jane West. Based on new research in French and British... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 150.00
This book is a study of war and the perceptions of war. It deals specifically with the British Romantic period writers who lived through the Napoleonic wars, and the way in which those wars affected the writing of Scott, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Byron and many of their contemporaries. Watson discusses the particular fascination of those wars,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 74.99
This study reinstates the author at the centre of the relationship between literature and history. It explores the tension between "discourse analysis" and literary criticism, then discusses writers who have achieved a measure of freedom from the limitations of their historical moments. more...