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  • Understanding Contemporary Irish Fiction and Dramaby Margaret Hallissy; James Hardin

    University of South Carolina Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    A study of the key themes and events essential to understanding Irish fiction and drama canon more...

  • Monstrous Progenyby Lester D. Friedman; Allison B. Kavey

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Mary Shelley?s Frankenstein is itself a monster, a mythos that will not die, a corpus that keeps getting harvested for parts to animate new artistic creations. Monstrous Progeny takes readers on a fascinating exploration of the Frankenstein family tree, tracing the novel?s literary and intellectual roots, analyzing the evolution of the Frankenstein... more...

  • London's Underground Spacesby Haewon Hwang

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2016; Not Available

    Provides an innovative approach to articulate what ‘underground’ meant to the Victorians. The construction of London’s underground sewers, underground railway and suburban cemeteries created seismic shifts in the geography and the psychological apprehension of the city. Yet, why are there so few literary and aesthetic interventions in... more...

  • Understanding Jonathan Coeby Merritt Moseley; Matthew J. Bruccoli

    University of South Carolina Press 2016; US$ 21.99

    An examination of the life, career, and oeuvre of the British novelist and biographer more...

  • The Memory Arts in Renaissance Englandby William E. Engel; Rory Loughnane; Grant Williams

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 23.00 US$ 18.86

    This volume is the first critical anthology of contemporary writings and illustrations about memory in Renaissance England. more...

  • Prince of Trickstersby Matt Houlbrook

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 40.00

    Meet Netley Lucas, Prince of Tricksters?royal biographer, best-selling crime writer, and gentleman crook. In the years after the Great War, Lucas becomes infamous for climbing the British social ladder by his expert trickery?his changing names and telling of tales. An impudent young playboy and a confessed confidence trickster, he finances his far-flung... more...

  • George Eliot and Schillerby Deborah Guth

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Though Friedrich Schiller enjoyed prominent literary standing and great popularity in nineteenth century literary England, his influence has been largely neglected in recent scholarship on the period. First published in 2003, this book explores the substantial evidence of the importance of the playwright and philosopher?s thought to George Eliot?s... more...

  • Dickens in Americaby Joseph Gardner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1988, this book looks at the enormous impact Dickens? writings had on American novelists in the second half of the nineteenth century. Dickens dominated not only popular taste but the American novel for sixty years and the author argues that even the most original writers showed themselves again and again to be in ?conscious sympathy?... more...

  • Courtship and the English Novelby Janet Horowitz Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1987, these essays deal with the three major novels of George Meredith. It explores in particular Meredith?s feminism and demonstrates how each novel embodies his very modern views of the relations between the sexes. This book will be of interest to those studying 19 th Century literature and feminism. more...

  • George Gissingby Martin Ryle; Jenny Bourne Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 2005, this collection of essays brings together British, European and North American literary critics and cultural historians with diverse specialities and interests to demonstrate the range of contemporary perspectives through which George Gissing?s fiction can be viewed. It offers both closely contextualised historical readings... more...