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  • Keepers of the Flameby Ian Hamilton

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 18.94

    Literary biography is an endlessly fascinating form, not least because of the fierce controversies that attend the question of how much of a writer's real life ought to be related to readers. Ian Hamilton, a first-rate biographer who encountering his share of adversity in writing the life of J.D. Salinger, is the perfect chronicler of such controversies... more...

  • Familial Formsby Erin Murphy

    University of Delaware Press 2010; US$ 84.99

    Beginning with the ascent of James I and ending with the 1701 Act of Settlement, Familial Forms: Politics and Genealogy of Seventeenth-Century English Literature is the first study to offer a comprehensive reading of literary engagements with the epistemological and political questions of family surrounding the crises of succession that defined this... more...

  • Scotland's Booksby Robert Crawford

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 25.58

    From Treasure Island to Trainspotting , Scotland's rich literary tradition has influenced writing across centuries and cultures far beyond its borders. Here, for the first time, is a single volume presenting the glories of fifteen centuries of Scottish literature. In Scotland's Books poet Robert Crawford tells the story of Scottish writing... more...

  • The Mainstream Companion to Scottish Literatureby Trevor Royle

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 20.78

    The Mainstream Companion to Scottish Literature is the most comprehensive reference guide to Scotland's literature, covering a period from the earliest times to the early 1990s. It includes over 600 essays on the lives and works of the principal poets, novelists, dramatists critics and men and women of letters who have written in English, Scots or... more...

  • Reading the Ruinsby Leo Mellor

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 80.00

    This vivid reading of wartime culture investigates the significance of London's bombsites by bringing together famous and forgotten authors. more...

  • Modernism, Satire and the Novelby Jonathan Greenberg

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 84.00

    Through satire, modernist literature cultivated sophisticated, ironic and cruel attitudes towards suffering which dramatically changed our understanding of emotion. more...

  • Time and the Moment in Victorian Literature and Societyby Sue Zemka

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    Examines the human fascination with sudden events, such as shocks, surprises, love, gods, ghosts, accidents, explosions and revelations. more...

  • Religious Dissent and the Aikin-Barbauld Circle, 1740?1860by Felicity James; Ian Inkster

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    Through one outstanding family, these multidisciplinary essays demonstrate the modernising power of religious Dissent across the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. more...

  • Transatlantic Literary Studies, 1660?1830by Eve Tavor Bannet; Susan Manning

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    A collection of new essays on the literary influences going backwards and forwards across the ocean. more...

  • The Shape of the Danceby Michael Donaghy

    Pan Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 23.63

    When Michael Donaghy died in 2004 - unexpectedly at the tragically young age of 50, of a brain aneurism - the world lost one of its best-loved poets. Michael was not only a brilliant, prize-laden poet and performer of his own work, but a great teacher and inspirer of others. We have been delighted to discover, upon going through his archive, that in... more...