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  • Bachelors, Manhood, and the Novel, 1850?1925by Katherine V. Snyder

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    A study of the significance of bachelors in English and American modernist and pre-modernist fiction. more...

  • James Joyce and the Language of Historyby Robert Spoo

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    "History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake." Stephen Dedalus's famous complaint articulates a characteristic modern attitude toward the perceived burden of the past. As Robert Spoo shows in this study, Joyce's creative achievement, from the time of his sojourn in Rome in 1906-07 to the completion of Ulysses in 1922, cannot be understood... more...

  • Sisters in Timeby Susan Morgan

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79

    Asking why the 19th-century British novel features heroines, and how and why it features "feminine heroism," Susan Morgan traces the relationship between fictional depictions of gender and Victorian ideas of history and progress. Morgan approaches gender in selected 19th-century British novels as an imaginative category, accessible to authors and... more...

  • The Victorian Novelby Louis James

    Wiley 2008; US$ 133.95 US$ 116.09

    This inspiring survey challenges conventional ways of viewing the Victorian novel. Provides time maps and overviews of historical and social contexts. Considers the relationship between the Victorian novel and historical, religious and bibliographic writing. Features short biographies of over forty Victorian authors, including Wilkie Collins,... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Eighteenth-Century Novelby John Richetti

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    A comprehensive and innovative guide to the British novel in its formative decades. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to George Eliotby George Levine

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This volume of specially-commissioned essays provides introductions to all aspects of George Eliot's writing. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austenby Edward Copeland; Juliet McMaster

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 23.00 US$ 18.86

    A comprehensive guide to Austen's works in the contexts of her contemporary world and present-day criticism. more...

  • London Callingby Rob Nixon

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    V.S. Naipaul stands as the most lionized literary mediator between First and Third World experience and is ordinarily viewed as possessing a unique authority on the subject of cross-cultural relations in the post-colonial era. In contesting this orthodox reading of his work, Nixon argues that Naipaul is more than simply an unduly influential writer.... more...

  • The Novel and the Globalization of Cultureby Michael Valdez Moses

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Bringing together canonical European authors with authors from the Third World, this book analyzes the emergence of the modern global novel, and the way it mirrors the underlying process of cultural globalization. Through detailed readings of Stendhal, Hardy, Conrad, Achebe, and Vargas Llosa, this study reveals how the spread of Western modernity--materially... more...

  • The Other Mary Shelleyby Audrey Fisch; Anne K. Mellor; Esther H. Schor

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 169.99 US$ 146.19

    Although Frankenstein is now widely taught in classes on Romanticism, little attention has been paid to the considerable corpus of Mary Shelley's other works. Indeed the excitement of the last decade at feminist approaches to Frankenstein has ironically obscured the persona of its author. This collection of essays, written by a preeminent group... more...