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  • The Other Exchangeby Denys Van Renen

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 55.00

    Prompted by commercial and imperial expansion such as the creation of the Bank of England in 1694 and the publication and circulation of Ben Jonson?s The Staple of News in 1626, rapidly changing cultural, economic, and political realities in early modern England generated a paradigmatic shift in class awareness. Denys Van Renen?s The Other Exchange... more...

  • Visuality in the Novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burneyby Jessica A. Volz

    Anthem Press 2017; US$ 30.36

    There are many factors that contributed to the proliferation of visual codes, metaphors and references to the gaze in women’s fiction of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. 'Visuality in the Novels of Austen, Radcliffe, Edgeworth and Burney' argues that the visual details in women’s novels published between 1778 and... more...

  • Romanticism, Self-Canonization, and the Business of Poetryby Michael Gamer

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    Michael Gamer explodes the myth of the unworldly Romantic poet, showing writers' interest in public presence, and profit and loss. more...

  • Generous Mistakesby Michael Anesko

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 69.99

    Michael Anesko explores Henry James's efforts to correct 'mistakes' that he later perceived in his books as first printed. He focuses on two of Henry James's most important texts, The Portrait of a Lady (1881) and The Ambassadors (1903), and the ways in which both betray (in very peculiar ways) the fallibility of James himself. more...

  • Animals in Victorian Literature and Cultureby Laurence W. Mazzeno; Ronald D. Morrison

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 84.91

    This collection includes twelve provocative essays from a diverse group of international scholars, who utilize a range of interdisciplinary approaches to analyze ?real? and ?representational? animals that stand out as culturally significant to Victorian literature and culture. Essays focus on a wide range of canonical and non-canonical Victorian writers,... more...

  • Dialect and Literature in the Long Nineteenth Centuryby Jane Hodson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    The nineteenth century witnessed a proliferation in the literary uses of dialect, with dialect becoming a key feature in the development of the realist novel, dialect songs being printed by the hundreds in urban centres and dialect poetry becoming a respected form. In this collection, scholars from a wide variety of disciplines, including dialectology,... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare and Feminist Criticism (1991)by Philip C Kolin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 170.00

    First published in 1991, this book is the first annotated bibliography of feminist Shakespeare criticism from 1975 to 1988 ? a period that saw a remarkable amount of ground-breaking work. While the primary focus is on feminist studies of Shakespeare, it also includes wide-ranging works on language, desire, role-playing, theatre conventions, marriage,... more...

  • Tennyson and Mid-Victorian Publishingby Jim Cheshire

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 84.91

    This book examines how Tennyson?s career was mediated, organised and directed by the publishing industry. Founded on neglected archival material, it examines the scale and distribution of Tennyson?s book sales in Britain and America, the commercial logic of publishing poetry, and how illustrated gift books and visual culture both promoted and interrogated... more...

  • The Legal Epicby Alison A. Chapman

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 40.00

    The seventeenth century saw some of the most important jurisprudential changes in England?s history, yet the period has been largely overlooked in the rich field of literature and law. Helping to fill this gap, The Legal Epic is the first book to situate the great poet and polemicist John Milton at the center of late seventeenth-century legal history.... more...

  • Representing Difference in the Medieval and Modern Orientalist Romanceby Amy Burge

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 76.35

    The Orientalist romance, in the late medieval period and in modernity, is emblematic of popular attitudes towards the East. This book, the first full-length cross-period comparison of medieval and modern Orientalist romances, offers detailed case studies on how these texts represent sameness and difference in gender, ethnicity, and religion. more...