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  • A Book of Railway Journeysby Ludovic Kennedy

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 14.57

    <p>Around the world in 155 years of train travel. </p> more...

  • London in Poetry and Proseby Anna Adams; Neil Pittaway

    Enitharmon Press 2002; US$ 9.99

    This anthology is a celebration of the city of London: ‘Noisy, stimulating, deadening, filthy, mysterious, tolerant, racist, crime-ridden, saint-haunted, ancient, up-to-the-minute, oppressive, liberating, crowded, lonely, addictive, and green-and-gardened, London is a microcosm of the World.? These words, from Anna Adams? Foreword, give a taste of... more...

  • Middle English Literatureby Charles W. Dunn; Edward T. Byrnes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Aesthetes and Decadents of the 1890sby Karl Beckson

    Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 17.99

    The Aesthetic and Decadent Movement of the late 19th century spawned the idea of "Art for Art's Sake," challenged aesthetic standards and shocked the bourgeosie. From Walter Pater's study, "The Renaissance to Salome, the truly decadent collaboration between Oscar Wilde and Aubrey Beardsley, Karl Beckson has chosen a full spectrum of works that chronicle... more...

  • Alfred and Emilyby Doris Lessing

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    I think my father's rage at the trenches took me over, when I was very young, and has never left me. Do children feel their parents' emotions? Yes, we do, and it is a legacy I could have done without. What is the use of it? It is as if that old war is in my own memory, my own consciousness. In this extraordinary book, the 2007 Nobel Laureate Doris... more...

  • Anthony Trollope - An Autobiographyby Anthony Trollope

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    The fascinating autobiography of one of the Victorian era’s greatest authors. Anthony Trollope is loved by many around the world, and many celebrities have cited him as one of their favourite authors, including former British Prime Minister Sir John Major, and legendary thespian Sir Alec Guinness, who never travelled without a Trollope novel. more...

  • Bluestockings Now!by Professor Deborah Heller; Professor Jack Lynch; Professor Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Bringing together top specialists in the field, this edited volume challenges the theory that the eighteenth-century British intellectual women known as the Bluestockings were an isolated phenomenon spanning the period from the 1750s through the 1790s. On the contrary, the contributors suggest, the Bluestockings can be conceptualized as belonging... more...

  • Buchfrauenby Edda Ziegler

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    Eine Geschichte der Frauen in der Buchbranche von Anna Vandenhoeck bis Ulla Berkéwicz. Die Buchbranche ist weiblich. Rund 80 Prozent der heute auf dem deutschen Buchmarkt Beschäftigten sind Frauen: Sie verlegen, produzieren, gestalten und verkaufen Bücher. Dass sie dies nicht erst seit dem Beginn des letzten Jahrhunderts tun, zeigt Edda Ziegler mit... more...

  • Diaries and Journals of Literary Womenby Judy Simons

    Palgrave Macmillan 1990; US$ 53.00

    This highly original book investigates the part played by their personal writings in the lives of eight literary women. Can private journals provide information about their authors' public works? Do diaries dramatise the development of an individual literary `voice'? What was the special attraction of the diary form for women, and why has it been so... more...

  • Die frühen Übersetzungen aus dem Englischen ins Französischeby Maria Hegner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    The earliest translations from English into French have rarely been the object of careful study. This volume provides detailed empirical analyses of the strategies employed by French translators of early English travel reports on North America. It offers new insightsinto the history of translation andinto aspects of the history of the... more...