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  • Shakespeare in the Marketplace of Wordsby Jonathan P. Lamb

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book explores the words, forms, and styles Shakespeare used to interact with the verbal marketplace of early modern England. more...

  • Shakespeare's Two Playhousesby Sarah Dustagheer

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    Sarah Dustagheer offers the first in-depth, comparative analysis of the performance conditions of the Globe and the Blackfriars Theatres. more...

  • Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austenby Jocelyn Harris

    Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 104.00

    In Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen , Jocelyn Harris argues that Austen was a satirist and a celebrity-watcher. Exciting new discoveries reveal her opinions on the state of the nation, Captain Cook’s death, and women’s right to comment on politics. more...

  • Reconstructing Alliterative Verseby Ian Cornelius

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book explores the history and development of English alliterative meter, and considers why the form has remained so enigmatic. more...

  • Democratising Beauty in Nineteenth-Century Britainby Lucy Hartley

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book examines nineteenth-century interests in beauty, and considers whether these aesthetic pursuits were necessary to British public life. more...

  • Rose Macaulay, Gender, and Modernityby Kate Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first collection on the British author Rose Macaulay (1881-1958). The essays establish connections in her work between modernism and the middlebrow, show Macaulay’s attentiveness to reformulating contemporary depictions of gender in her fiction, and explore how her writing transcended and celebrated the characteristics of genre, reflecting... more...

  • The Balladby Alan Bold

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1979, this work presents the history of the ballad, including its origin, style, content and preservation. It explores how ballads have adapted and changed over time, particularly with the rise of mass literacy and printing and the decline in the oral tradition, and in doing so, demonstrates the versatility of the genre. With separate... more...

  • Traveling Irishness in the Long Nineteenth Centuryby Marguérite Corporaal; Christina Morin

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    Exploring the effects of travelling, migration, and other forms of cultural contact, particularly within Europe, this edited collection explores the act of traveling and the representation of traveling by Irish men and women from diverse walks of life in the period between Grattan’s Parliament (1782) and World War I (1914). This was a period marked... more...

  • Fictions of Friendship in the Eighteenth-Century Novelby Bryan Mangano

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 93.39

    This book explores the reciprocal influence of friendship ideals and narrative forms in eighteenth-century British fiction. It examines how various novelists, from Samuel Richardson to Mary Shelley, drew upon classical and early modern conceptions of true amity as a model of collaborative pedagogy. Analyzing authors, their professional circumstances,... more...

  • Food in the Novels of Joseph Conradby Kim Salmons

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.19

    This book is about the role of food in the works of Joseph Conrad, analysing the social, political and anthropological context of references to meals, eating, food production and cannibalism. It offers a new perspective on the works of Joseph Conrad and provides an accessible medium through which readers can engage with the complex theories and philosophical... more...