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  • Scots: Studies in its Literature and Languageby John M. Kirk; Iseabail |Macleod

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 79.65

    The skillful use of the Scots language has long been a distinguishing feature of the literatures of Scotland. The essays in this volume make a major contribution to our understanding of the Scots language, past and present, and its written dissemination in poetry, fiction and drama, and in non-literary texts, such as personal letters. They cover aspects... more...

  • Modernism and the Women?s Popular Romance in Britain, 1885?1925by Martin Hipsky

    Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 47.99

    Today?s mass-market romances have their precursors in late Victorian popular novels written by and for women. In Modernism and the Women?s Popular Romance Martin Hipsky scrutinizes some of the best-selling British fiction from the period 1885 to 1925, the era when romances, especially those by British women, were sold and read more widely than ever... more...

  • Romanticismby Duncan Wu

    Wiley 2012; US$ 53.95

    This new edition of the groundbreaking Romanticism: An Anthology is the only book of its kind to contain complete texts of a wide range of Romantic works, including Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience , The Marriage of Heaven and Hell , and Urizen ; Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads (1798); Wordsworth's Two-Part Prelude ;... more...

  • X Marks the Spotby Megan A. Norcia

    Ohio University Press 2010; US$ 39.99

    During the nineteenth century, geography primers shaped the worldviews of Britain?s ruling classes and laid the foundation for an increasingly globalized world. Written by middle-class women who mapped the world that they had neither funds nor freedom to traverse, the primers employed rhetorical tropes such as the Family of Man or discussions of food... more...

  • Writing Englishness: An Introductory Sourcebookby Judy Giles; Tim Middleton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    What did it mean in the first half of this century to say `I am English'? This is a unique collection of extracts from 1900-1950, all of which raise this question. Draws on a range of poems, fiction, letters, diaries and journalism. more...

  • Same-Sex Desire in the English Renaissanceby Kenneth Borris

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 140.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Modernism, Feminism, and Jewishnessby Maren Tova Linett

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 27.00

    An analysis of the cultural meanings of Jewishness in the work of Woolf, Djuna Barnes, and others. more...

  • Anglophone Jewish Literatureby Axel Stähler

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 168.00

    English has become the major language of contemporary Jewish literature. This book shows the transnational character of that literature and how traditional viewpoints need to be reassessed. more...

  • Royalist Women Writers, 1650-1689by Hero Chalmers

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 124.99

    Looking in detail at the work of Margaret Cavendish, Katherine Philips, and Aphra Behn, Royalist Women Writers argues that their writings inaugurate a more assertive model of the Englishwoman as literary author, which is crucially enabled by their royalist affiliations. Chalmers reveals new political sub-texts in the three writers' work and shows... more...

  • The History of British Women's Writing, 1750-1830by Jacqueline M. Labbe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 30.00

    This period witnessed the first full flowering of women's writing in Britain. This illuminating volume features leading scholars who draw upon the last 25 years of scholarship and textual recovery to demonstrate the literary and cultural significance of women in the period, discussing writers such as Austen, Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley. more...