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  • Criminal Law and the Modernist Novelby Rex Ferguson

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 80.00

    This book offers an interdisciplinary account of the relationship between criminal trials and novels in the modernist period. more...

  • D.H. Lawrence: The Thinker as Poetby Fiona Becket

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 205.00

    D.H. Lawrence: The Thinker as Poet addresses a particular body of language and thought within Lawrence's oeuvre where the metaphorical, the poetic and the philosophical are intricately enmeshed. Lawrence emerges as a writer who pulls metaphor away from its merely rhetorical moorings: his distinctive style is the hallmark of one who thinks not analytically... more...

  • Dark Nights, Bright Lightsby Susanne Bach; Folkert Degenring

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Night and day, light and darkness, shape our world: light signifies life, knowledge and all that is good, while darkness suggests death, ignorance and evil. And yet the darkness of the night allows not only nightmares but also dreams, it allows transformations unthinkable in the light of day. The present volume examines the interconnections... more...

  • Das Zwischen schreibenby Florian Zappe

    transcript 2014; US$ 41.09

    Die Transgression - verstanden als Überschreitung normativ gesetzter Grenzen von Wissen, Erfahrung und Identität - ist seit der Aufklärung Motiv und gleichermaßen Methode in subversiver Kunst und kritischer Kulturanalyse. Am Beispiel der Schriftstellerin Kathy Acker reflektiert die im interdisziplinären Grenzland zwischen Literaturwissenschaft, Kulturwissenschaft... more...

  • A Defence of Poetryby Percy Bysshe Shelley

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    A brilliant piece of philosophical discussion that displays Shelley's intellect and imagination. The book asserts the “ideal nature and essential value” of poetry and is Shelley’s most important prose work. His arguments are vividly and convincingly presented. more...

  • Determined Spiritsby Christine Ferguson

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Studying transatlantic spiritualist literature from the mid-19th to the early 20th century, Christine Ferguson focuses on its incorporation and dissemination of bio-determinist and eugenic thought. She asks why ideas about rational reproduction, hereditary determinism and race improvement became so important to spiritualist novelists, journalists and... more...

  • The Development of Arthurian Romanceby Roger Sherman Loomis

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    Stimulating and masterly study examines the evolution of the great mass of fiction surrounding the Arthurian legend in Western literature ? from Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain and the collection of Welsh tales known as The Mabinogion, to Chrétien de Troyes' Arthurian stories, the Parzival of Wolfram von Eschenbach, and such... more...

  • The Dialect of the Tribeby Margery Sabin

    Oxford University Press, USA 1987; US$ 82.99

    The bold careers of Henry James, D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett--writers with profoundly unsettled cultural identities--spark Margery Sabin's investigation of values carried through inherited forms of speech. The Dialect of the Tribe offers fresh readings of such great novels as The Golden Bowl, Women in Love, Ulysses, and the Beckett... more...

  • Dickens? Novels as Poetryby Jeremy Tambling

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on the language, style, and poetry of Dickens? novels, this study breaks new ground in reading Dickens? novels as a unique form of poetry. Dickens? writing disallows the statement of single unambiguous truths and shows unconscious processes burrowing within language, disrupting received ideas and modes of living. Arguing that Dickens, within... more...

  • Disputed Titlesby Natasha Tessone

    Bucknell University Press 2015; US$ 89.99

    Disputed Titles illuminates the ways in which inheritance shaped British novels of the Romantic period allowing them to negotiate the broader concerns of religious, ethnic, and national identities. It examines legal and material practices of inheritance and traces how the political and discursive implications developed of inheritance in discrete... more...