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- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 36.00
Corbett explores fictional and non-fictional representations of Ireland's relationship with England throughout the nineteenth century. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 59.99
With Joyce, Proust, and Faulkner in mind, we have come to understand the novel as a form with intimate ties to the impulses and processes of memory. This study contends that this common perception is an anachronism that distorts our view of the novel. Based on an investigation of representative novels, Amnesiac Selves shows that the Victorian novel... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2002; US$ 47.50
Was nineteenth-century British philanthropy the "truest and noblest woman?s work" and praiseworthy for having raised the nation?s moral tone, or was it a dangerous mission likely to cause the defeminization of its practitioners as they became "public persons"? In Victorian England, women?s participation in volunteer work seemed to be a... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 45.00
The Antagonist Principle is a critical examination of the works and sometimes controversial public career of John Henry Newman (1801?1890), first as an Anglican and then as Victorian England?s most famous convert to Roman Catholicism at a time when such a conversion was not only a minority choice but in some quarters a deeply offensive... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 52.99
In the course of these fifty years we have become a nation of public speakers. Everyone speaks now. We are now more than ever a debating, that is, a Parliamentary people' (The Times, 1873).The Art of Eloquence considers how Byron, Dickens, Tennyson, and Joyce responded to this 'Parliamentary people', and examines the ways in which they... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
First published in 1986. Dubliners was James Joyce?s first major publication. Setting it at the turn of the century, Joyce claims to hold up a ?nicely polished looking-glass? to the native Irishman. In Backgrounds for Joyce?s Dubliners , the author examines the national, mythic, religious and legendary details, which Joyce builds up to capture... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
In one of the most startling literary discoveries of recent years, Jack Zipes has uncovered this neglected treasure trove of Sicilian folk and fairy tales. Like the Grimm brothers before her, Laura Gonzenbach, a talented Swiss-German born in Sicily, set out to gather up the tales told and retold among the peasants. Gonzenbach collected wonderful stories... more...