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  • Sisters in Timeby Susan Morgan

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 110.99

    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 characters... more...

  • London Callingby Rob Nixon

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 109.99

    Challenging the popular view that Naipaul is a literary mediator between First and Third World experience in the post-colonial era, this study argues that his work articulates a set of values that perpetuates political interests that have their origin in the Imperial age. more...

  • The Gates of Hornby Harry Levin

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 59.99

    `Written with elegance and irony, the book is a searching enquiry into realism in the novel...' Leon Edel . more...

  • The Novel and the Globalization of Cultureby Michael Valdez Moses

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 28.99

    This text analyzes the emergence of the modern novel and the manner in which it mirrors the underlying process of the globalization of culture. It focuses on Hardy's "The Mayor of Casterbridge", Conrad's "Lord Jim", Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" and Vargas Llosa's "The War at the End of the World". more...

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

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 144.99

    This volume comprises 15 critical essays written by some of the most eminent Romantic scholars in academia. The essays survey the oeuvre of Mary Shelley as it developed beyond Frankenstein, and evaluate her career in terms of her intellectual and political accomplishments. more...

  • Dracula and the Eastern Questionby Dr Matthew Gibson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00

    This book sets the writings of Merimee, Le Fanu, Stoker and Verne in the context in which they were written - namely the response to Balkan, Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian politics. Gibson analyzes their works to reveal that the vampire acts as an allegory of the Near East through which constitutes a challenge to the 'orientalism' argument of today. more...

  • Social Figuresby Daniel Cottom; Terry Eagleton

    University of Minnesota Press 1987; US$ 67.50

    Centers on the discourse of the liberal intellectual as exempli?ed in the novels of George Eliot, whose awareness of her aesthetic and social task was keener than that of most Victorian writers. more...

  • Readingsby Hélène Cixous; Verena Andermatt Conley

    University of Minnesota Press 1991; US$ 58.50

    A leader in the feminist intellectual movement, Cixous presents this highly informative meditation on ethics and poetics which draws on philosophy and psychoanalysis. more...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to George Eliotby Nancy Henry

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 17.00

    Eliot's intellectual and moving novels and their Victorian context made accessible for students. more...

  • Reading the Novel in English by Brian W. Shaffer

    Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95

    Written in clear, jargon-free prose, this introductory text charts the variety of novel writing in English in the second half of the twentieth century. An engaging introduction to the English-language novel from 1950-2000 (exclusive of the US). Provides students both with strategies for interpretation and with fresh readings of selected seminal... more...