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  • The Literary Touristby Dr Nicola J. Watson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 36.00

    This original, witty, illustrated study, now available for the first time in paperback, offers the first analytical history of the rise and development of literary tourism in nineteenth-century Britain, associated with authors from Shakespeare, Gray, Keats, Burns and Scott, the Brontė sisters, and Thomas Hardy. more...

  • Mussoliniby Spike Milligan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 14.38

    Spike Milligan's legendary war memoirs are a hilarious and subversive first-hand account of the Second World War, as well as a fascinating portrait of the formative years of this towering comic genius, most famous as writer and star of The Goon Show. They have sold over 4.5 million copies since they first appeared. 'The most irreverent, hilarious... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Children's Literatureby M. O. Grenby; Andrea Immel

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    A wide-ranging introduction to an exciting and rapidly expanding field. more...

  • Postcolonial Witnessingby Stef Craps

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    Postcolonial Witnessing argues that the suffering engendered by colonialism needs to be acknowledged more fully, on its own terms, in its own terms, and in relation to traumatic First World histories if trauma theory is to have any hope of redeeming its promise of cross-cultural ethical engagement. more...

  • Basic Elements of Narrativeby David Herman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    Basic Elements of Narrative outlines a way of thinking about what narrative is and how to identify its basic elements across the many communicative media in which stories are told and interpreted, exchanged and transformed. Providing a synopsis of key concepts developed by previous theorists, the book contributes original ideas to the growing body... more...

  • The Rhetoric of Sensibility in Eighteenth-Century Cultureby Paul Goring

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00

    The Rhetoric of Sensibility in Eighteenth-Century Culture explores the eighteenth-century fascination with the human body as an eloquent, expressive object. more...

  • Poetry and the Thought of Song in Nineteenth-Century Britainby Elizabeth K. Helsinger

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    In arguing for the crucial importance of song for poets in the long nineteenth century, Elizabeth Helsinger focuses on both the effects of song on lyric forms and the mythopoetics through which poets explored the affinities of poetry with song. Looking in particular at individual poets and poems, Helsinger puts extensive close readings into... more...

  • Modernism and Homerby Leah Culligan Flack

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    A comparative study exploring the particular importance of Homer in the emergence, development, and promotion of modernist writing. more...

  • British Romanticism in European Perspectiveby Steve Clark; Tristanne Connolly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    What, and when, is British Romanticism, if seen not in island isolation but cosmopolitan integration with European Romantic literature, history and culture? The essays here range from poetry and the novel to science writing, philosophy, visual art, opera and melodrama; from France and Germany to Italy and Bosnia. more...

  • The Victorian Age in Literatureby G. K. Chesterton

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 0.99

    A fascinating survey of Victorian literature from one of England?s greatest minds Dishing out his signature brand of harsh wit, G. K. Chesterton casts a critical eye on the poets and novelists that defined the Victorian age in English literature. ?Her imagination was sometimes superhuman?always inhuman,? he writes of Emily Brontė. ? Wuthering... more...