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  • A Black British Canon?by Dr Gail Low; Marion Wynne-Davies

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00

    This much-needed collection examines the formation of a black British canon including writers, dramatists, film-makers and artists. Contributors including John McLeod, Michael McMillan, Mike Phillips and Alison Donnell discuss the textual, political and cultural history of black British and the term 'black British' itself. more...

  • Second Person Singularby Emily Harrington

    University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    Emily Harrington offers a new history of women?s poetry at the turn of the century that breaks from conventional ideas of nineteenth-century lyric, which focus on individual subjectivity. She argues that women poets conceived of lyric as an intersubjective genre, one that seeks to establish relations between subjects rather than to constitute a subject... more...

  • Utopian Geographies and the Early English Novelby Jason H. Pearl

    University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    Historians of the Enlightenment have studied the period?s substantial advances in world cartography, as well as the decline of utopia imagined in geographic terms. Literary critics, meanwhile, have assessed the emerging novel?s realism and in particular the genre?s awareness of the wider world beyond Europe. Jason Pearl unites these lines of inquiry in... more...

  • Personal Businessby Aeron Hunt

    University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    In recent years the analysis of the intersection of literature and economics has generated a vibrant conversation in literary and cultural studies of the Victorian period. But Aeron Hunt argues that an emphasis on abstraction and impersonality as the crucial features of the Victorian economic experience has led to a partial and ultimately misleading... more...

  • Modernism and Naturalism in British and Irish Fiction, 1880?1930by Simon Joyce

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    Through studies of individual writers, this book reveals the inextricable connection between naturalism and literary modernism. more...

  • Modernism and the Reinvention of Decadenceby Vincent Sherry

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 36.00

    This volume explores the idea of decadence through readings of major modernist writers such as Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot. more...

  • Poetry, Pictures, and Popular Publishingby Lorraine Janzen Kooistra

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 47.99

    In Poetry, Pictures, and Popular Publishing eminent Rossetti scholar LorraineJanzen Kooistra demonstrates the cultural centrality of a neglected artifact:the Victorian illustrated gift book. Turning a critical lens on ?drawing-room books? as both material objects and historical events, Kooistra reveals how the gift book?s visual/verbal form mediated... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the City in Literatureby Kevin R. McNamara

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    This Companion offers readers an accessible survey of the historical and symbolic relationships between literature and the city. more...

  • The Jane Austen Rulesby Sinead Murphy

    Melville House 2014; US$ 15.95

    What Would Jane Do? What?s a strong, independent-minded woman supposed to do in a world of insipid dating guides? Sinéad Murphy responds by asking: Who has more time-tested secrets than Jane Austen, whose novels continue to captivate us almost two hundred years later? Whether you can recite paragraphs from Pride and Prejudice or just admired... more...

  • Scribal Correction and Literary Craftby Daniel Wakelin

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    An authoritative account of what manuscripts and their corrections reveal about medieval attitudes to books, language and literature. more...