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  • English Vernacular Minuscule from Æthelred to Cnut, circa 990 - circa 1035by Peter A. Stokes

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    A new, distinct script, English vernacular minuscule, emerged in the 990s, used for writing in Old English. It appeared at a time of great political and social upheaval, with Danish incursions and conquest, continuing monastic reform, and an explosion of writing and copying in the vernacular. The writings in which it is used have rarely, however, been... more...

  • Llên yr Uchelwyrby Dafydd Johnston

    University of Wales Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    Gwaith Beirdd yr Uchelwyr yn y bedwaredd ganrif ar ddeg a’r bymthegfed oedd uchafbwynt traddodiad barddol Cymraeg yr Oesoedd Canol. Dyma ailargraffiad y gyfrol gyntaf i gynnig darlun cynhwysfawr ac awdurdodol o lenyddiaeth y cyfnod hwnnw yn ei holl agweddau. Rhoddir ystyriaeth fanwl i rai o gewri’r cywydd megis Dafydd ap Gwilym, Iolo Goch,... more...

  • Literary Aesthetics of Traumaby Reina Van der Wiel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Literary Aesthetics of Trauma: Virginia Woolf and Jeanette Winterson investigates a fundamental shift, from the 1920s to the present day, in the way that trauma is aesthetically expressed. Modernism's emphasis on impersonality and narrative abstraction has been replaced by the contemporary trauma memoir and an ethical imperative to bear witness.... more...

  • Literature and the Creative Economyby Sarah Brouillette

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    For nearly twenty years, social scientists and policy makers have been highly interested in the idea of the creative economy. This book contends that mainstream considerations of the economic and social force of culture, including theories of the creative class and of cognitive and immaterial labor, are indebted to historic conceptions of the art... more...

  • Death, Men, and Modernismby Ariela Freedman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Death, Men and Modernism argues that the figure of the dead man becomes a locus of attention and a symptom of crisis in British writing of the early to mid-twentieth century. While Victorian writers used dying women to dramatize aesthetic, structural, and historical concerns, modernist novelists turned to the figure of the dying man to exemplify... more...

  • A Companion to J. R. R. Tolkienby Stuart D. Lee

    Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95

    This is a complete resource for scholars and students of Tolkien, as well as avid fans, with coverage of his life, work, dominant themes, influences, and the critical reaction to his writing. An in-depth examination of Tolkien’s entire work by a cadre of top scholars Provides up-to-date discussion and analysis of Tolkien’s scholarly... more...

  • Dickens's "Great Expectations"by Leland Ryken

    Crossway 2014; US$ 4.99

    Guides readers through Dickens’s quintessential coming-of-age novel, Great Expectations , exploring perennial themes related to the nature of love, justice, and heroism. Part of the Christian Guides to the Classics series. more...

  • The Myth of Piers Plowmanby Lawrence Warner

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    A revisionary account of the powerful myths that grew up around the production and reception of the great medieval poem. more...

  • Moving Shakespeare Indoorsby Andrew Gurr; Farah Karim-Cooper

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    This book examines the conditions of the original performances in seventeenth-century indoor theatres. more...

  • Romanticism and the Emotionsby Joel Faflak; Richard C. Sha

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    The first essay collection to examine emotion across the span of Romantic literature and thought, in light of new scholarship. more...