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- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 24.99
The biographer Winifred Gérin (1901-81), wrote on all the lives of the four Brontë siblings. She also wrote about Elizabeth Gaskell, Anne Thackeray Ritchie and Fanny Burney. This book is based on her letters and on her unpublished memoir. Gérin?s childhood and youth, like the Brontës?, was characterised by a cultured home and intense imaginative life... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 22.00
This book provides an overview of poetry from England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland from the postwar period through to the twenty-first century. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Rethinking the Monstrous considers the remaindered other in contemporary British society and the representation of that other in British fiction since 1967. By examining a diverse range of texts that address an equally diverse range of identities, this book addresses the questions of what otherness means in contemporary society, how it manifests... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
This book covers the life and work of a wide range of writers from Coleridge to Wollstonecraft, Hemans, Beckford and their contemporaries. Also encompassing a wealth of material on contexts from the treason trials of 1794 to the coming of gas-light to the London stage in 1817, it provides a panorama of one of the richest periods in British culture.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00
For decades, James Joyce?s modernism has overshadowed his Irishness, as his self-imposed exile and association with the high modernism of Europe?s urban centers has led critics to see him almost exclusively as a cosmopolitan figure. In Joyce?s Ghosts , Luke Gibbons mounts a powerful argument that this view is mistaken: Joyce?s Irishness is intrinsic... more...
- University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 84.99
These thirteen essays represent a very wide range of approaches to the fictions of Laurence Sterne, who has certainly evolved into the eighteenth century's most important influence on modern and postmodern literature. While each essay centers on his written texts or his lived contexts, they together offer homage to his endurance as an author emulated... more...