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  • London: An Illustrated Literary Companionby Rosemary Gray; Rosemary Gray

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 1.22

    London: An Illustrated Literary Companion, compiled by Rosemary Gray, captures the varying moods of the great city over recent centuries, through diary entries, with quotations, poems, essays and extracts from great works written in its honour. It is beautifully illustrated with drawings and engravings from distinguished artists, including Gustave... more...

  • Lombard street : a description of the money market de Walter Bagehotby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Walter Bagehot (1826-1877) était banquier et journaliste en Grande-Bretagne. Il a dix-huit ans, en 1844, lorsque est entreprise la réforme monétaire qui donne à la Banque d'Angleterre le monopole d'émission des billets et oblige celle-ci à régler strictement ses émissions sur son... more...

  • Beowulf (anonyme)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Rédigé par un auteur inconnu, cette épopée anglo-saxonne du VIIIe siècle relate la plus ancienne légende des peuples germaniques. Ce poème majeur de la littérature vieil-anglaise exalte les exploits de Beowulf, prince scandinave, qui aurait vécu au VIe siècle. Rédigé en 3?182 vers... more...

  • The Selected Writings of Andrew Langby Tom Hubbard

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 545.00

    A novelist, poet, literary critic and anthropologist, Andrew Lang is best known for his publications on folklore, mythology and religion; many have grown up with the ?colour? Fairy Books which he compiled between 1889 and 1910. This three volume set presents a selection of his work in these areas. The first volume covers the general and theoretical... more...

  • Fashioning Authorship in the Long Eighteenth Centuryby Gerald Egan

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 72.19

    This book examines a singular cultural formation of the long eighteenth century, the poetic genius who was also a lady or gentleman of fashion. It applies an innovative mix of approaches ? book history, Enlightenment and twentieth-century philosophy, visual studies, and material analyses of fashions in books and in dress ? to specific editions of Alexander... more...

  • The Organist in Victorian Literatureby Iain Quinn

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.12

    The book examines the perception of the organist as the most influential musical figure in Victorian society through the writings of Thomas Hardy and Robert Browning. This will be the first book in the burgeoning area of research into the relationship of music and literature that examines the societal perceptions of a figure central to civic life in... more...

  • Levels 3-4 English: Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation Skillsby Jane Cooper

    Hodder Education 2017; US$ 13.99

    This book brings together the essential close reading skills needed by students taking part in the Broad General Education, Levels 3-4 (in S1 to S3). Split into two parts, the first section uses examples, models and active-learning tasks to teach key concepts of reading for understanding, analysis and evaluation. The second section provides 15... more...

  • Blake, Myth, and Enlightenmentby David Fallon

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.64

    This book provides compelling new readings of William Blake?s poetry and art, including the first sustained account of his visionary paintings of Pitt and Nelson. It focuses on the recurrent motif of apotheosis, both as a figure of political authority to be demystified but also as an image of utopian possibility. It reevaluates Blake?s relationship... more...

  • Early Modern Women's Writingby Martine van Elk

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.63

    This book is the first comparative study of early modern English and Dutch women writers. It explores women?s rich and complex responses to the birth of the public sphere, new concepts of privacy, and the ideology of domesticity in the seventeenth century. Women in both countries were briefly allowed a public voice during times of political upheaval,... more...

  • Chaucer and the Childby Eve Salisbury

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 120.33