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  • Same-Sex Desire in the English Renaissanceby Kenneth Borris

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 140.00

    The readings gathered here include many rare texts that have not been reprinted for centuries, excerpted from biblical commentary, legal writings, medical and scientific writings, popular encyclopedias, and literature, as well as continental vernacular and Latin sources never before available in English translation. The selections are assembled in... more...

  • Anglophone Jewish Literaturesby Axel Stähler

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Anglophone Jewish literature is not traditionally numbered among the new literatures in English. Rather, Jewish literary production in English has conventionally been classified as ?hyphenated? and has therefore not yet been subjected as such to the scrutiny of scholars of literary or cultural history. The collection of essays addresses this... 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...

  • “Moult a sans et vallour”by Monica L. Wright; Norris J. Lacy; Rupert T. Pickens

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 112.00

    William W. Kibler is one of the most productive and versatile medievalists of his generation. Some scholars and students think of him primarily as a specialist in the medieval epic, whereas others consider him to be an Arthurian scholar. He is of course both, but he is also much more: a consummate philologist and editor of texts and also a prolific... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 32.00

    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...

  • The History of British Women's Writing, 1690 - 1750by Ros Ballaster

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 30.00

    This volume charts the most significant changes for a literary history of women in a period that saw the beginnings of a discourse of 'enlightened feminism'. It reveals that women engaged in forms old and new, seeking to shape and transform the culture of letters rather than simply reflect or respond to the work of their male contemporaries. more...

  • Women, Texts and Histories 1575-1760by Diane Purkiss; Clare Brant

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Medieval Anchoritismsby Liz Herbert McAvoy

    Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 99.00

    An examination of the importance of anchoritism to social, cultural and religious life in the middle ages. more...

  • Women Writers and Familial Discourse in the English Renaissanceby Marion Wynne-Davies

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    This book explores the development of familial discourse within a chronological frame, commencing with the More family and concluding with the Cavendish group. It explores the way in which the support of family groups enabled women to participate in literary production, whilst closeting them within a form of writing that encompassed style or theme. 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...