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  • The Kitchen Sinkby Tom Wells

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57

    An irresistibly funny and tender play about big dreams and small changes. Amid the dreaming, the dramas and the dirty dishes, something has to give. But will it be Kath or the kitchen sink? Things aren't going to plan for one family in Withernsea, Yorkshire. Pieces are falling off Martin's milk float as quickly as he's losing customers and something's... more...

  • Die frühen Übersetzungen aus dem Englischen ins Französischeby Maria Hegner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    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 insights into the history of translation and into aspects of the history of the... more...

  • Women's Writing in Middle Englishby Alexandra Barratt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Women's writing in any period remains of critical concern, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Alexandra Barratt's edition offers a wide range of texts from the period 1300-1500, including: Original texts written by women in the Middle Ages Texts translated by women in the Middle Ages Prayers, meditations, scriptural comment, and... more...

  • Buchfrauenby Edda Ziegler

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 18.35

    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...

  • Early Women Writersby Anita Pacheo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    The last twenty years have witnessed the rediscovery of a large number of women writers of the early modern period. This process of recovery has had a major impact on early modern studies for, by beginning to restore women to the history of the period, it provides new insight into the formative years of the modern era. This collection amply demonstrates... more...

  • Victorian Literatureby Victor Shea; William Whitla

    Wiley 2014; US$ 123.95

    Victorian Literature is a comprehensive and fully annotated anthology with a flexible design that allows teachers and students to pursue traditional or innovative lines of inquiry – from the canon to its extensions and its contexts.  Represents the period’s major writers of prose, poetry, drama, and more, including Tennyson,... more...

  • Roomscape: Women Writers in the British Museum from George Eliot to Virginia Woolfby Susan David Bernstein

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    Examines the Reading Room of the British Museum using documentary, theoretical, historical, and literary sources Roomscape explores a specific site - the Reading Room of the British Museum - as a space of imaginative potential in relation to the emergence of modern women writers in Victorian and early twentieth-century London. Drawing on archival materials,... 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...

  • Turning the Tideby Angela V. John

    Parthian Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    Drawing upon a varied array of sources, many of which were previously unused, this rich biography explores the public achievements and the fascinating private world of one of the most influential people in British society in the first half of the 20th century. The book tells the remarkable tale of Margaret Haig Thomas, the Second Viscountess Rhondda,... 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...