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  • Effeminate Yearsby Declan Kavanagh

    Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 99.00

    This book traces the development of modern ideas of masculinity and the political subject back to the Enlightenment period in Britain to show how the very concept of political agency was shaped by anti-effeminate ideas and beliefs. This study queers our understanding of the political subject, which is still the basis for debate and argument.... more...

  • Reading Thomas Hardyby George Levine

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 19.00

    A powerful new account of Hardy's novels by a leading scholar, emphasizing their affirmative elements and their often poetic prose. more...

  • Questioning Natureby Melissa Bailes

    University of Virginia Press 2017; US$ 45.00

    In the mid-eighteenth century, many British authors and literary critics anxiously claimed that poetry was in crisis. These writers complained that modern poets plagiarized classical authors as well as one another, asserted that no new subjects for verse remained, and feared poetry's complete exhaustion. Questioning Nature explores... more...

  • The History of Missed Opportunitiesby William Galperin

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 55.00

    Through close engagement with the work of Wordsworth, Austen, and Byron, this study posits the emergence of the everyday as both a concept and a material event in the Romantic period, analyzing the practices of retrospection to which it gave rise. more...

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Scienceby John Holmes; Sharon Ruston

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 65.95

    Tracing the continuities and trends in the complex relationship between literature and science in the long nineteenth century, this companion provides scholars with a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date foundation for research in this field. In intellectual, material and social terms, the transformation undergone by Western culture over the... more...

  • A Girl Walks into a Bookby Miranda Pennington

    Da Capo Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    How many times have you heard readers argue about which is better, Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights ? The works of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne continue to provoke passionate fandom over a century after their deaths. Brontë enthusiasts, as well as those of us who never made it further than those oft-cited classics, will devour Miranda Pennington's... more...

  • The Figures of Edgar Allan Poeby Gero Guttzeit

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    The Anglia Book Series (ANGB) offers a selection of high quality work on all areas and aspects of English philology. It publishes book-length studies and essay collections on English language and linguistics, on English and American literature and culture from the Middle Ages to the present, on the new English literatures, as well as... more...

  • Anglo-Saxon Psychologies in the Vernacular and Latin Traditionsby Leslie Lockett

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    Anglo-Saxon Psychologies in the Vernacular and Latin Traditions examines the interactions of rival - and incompatible - concepts of the mind in a highly original way. more...

  • Theatre on Terrorby Ariane de Waal

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    The book series CDE Studies invites monographs (and collections) on issues in contemporary Anglophone dramatic literature and theatre performance. The book series is dedicated to the analysis and renegotiation of contemporary writers and plays and their historical, political, formal, theoretical and methodological contexts. more...

  • England in Europeby Elizabeth Muir Tyler

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    In England in Europe, Elizabeth Tyler focuses on two histories: the Encomium Emmae Reginae, written for Emma the wife of the Æthelred II and Cnut, and The Life of King Edward , written for Edith the wife of Edward the Confessor. more...