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  • The Cambridge Companion to Boccaccioby Guyda Armstrong; Rhiannon Daniels; Stephen J. Milner

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    A major re-evaluation of Boccaccio's status as literary innovator and cultural mediator equal to that of Petrarch and Dante. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Utopian Literatureby Gregory Claeys

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    Using a combination of historical and thematic approaches, this volume engages with the fascinating and complex genre of utopian literature. more...

  • Gulliver's Travelsby Jonathan Swift; Claude Rawson; Ian Higgins

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 4.99

    Gulliver's Travels purports to be a travel book, and describes the shipwrecked Gulliver's encounters with the inhabitants of four extraordinary places: Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa, and the country of the Houyhnhnms. A consumately skilful blend of fantasy and realism makes Gulliver's Travels by turns hilarious, frightening, and profound. This new... more...

  • Jane Austen and the Bodyby John Wiltshire

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 37.00

    This book draws on modern theories of the body, and on eighteenth-century medical sources, to give a fresh and controversial reading of familiar texts. more...

  • The Táinby Thomas Kinsella

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 18.99

    The Táin Bó Cuailnge, centre-piece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's greatest epic. It tells the story of a giant cattle-raid, the invasion of Ulster by the armies of Medb and Ailill, queen and king of Connacht, and their allies, seeking to carry off the great Brown Bull of Cuailnge. Thomas Kinsella's translation is... more...

  • Coleridge and the Daemonic Imaginationby Gregory Leadbetter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    Through politics, religion and his relationship with Wordsworth, the book builds to a new interpretation of the poems where Coleridge's daemonic imagination produces its myths: 'The Ancient Mariner', 'Kubla Khan' and 'Christabel'. Re-reading the origins of Romanticism, Leadbetter reveals a Coleridge at once more familiar and more strange. more...

  • Yeats, Coleridge and the Romantic Sageby Dr Matthew Gibson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 175.00

    This work explores an aspect of Yeats's writing largely ignored until now: namely, his wide-ranging absorption in S.T. Coleridge. Gibson explores the consistent and densely woven allusions to Coleridge in Yeats's prose and poetry, often in conjunction with other Romantic figures, arguing that the earlier poet provided him with both a model of philosopher... more...

  • The Narnia Codeby Michael Ward

    Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2010; US$ 13.99

    Millions of readers have been captivated by C. S. Lewis’s famed Chronicles of Narnia, but why? What is it about these seven books that makes them so appealing? For more than half a century, scholars have attempted to find the organizing key—the “secret code”—to the beloved series, but it has remained a mystery. Until... more...

  • Laster im Mittelalter / Vices in the Middle Agesby Christoph Flüeler; Martin Rohde

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 150.69

    The volume presents a collection of papers by well-known scholars from a variety of disciplines. It is based on the findings of the 2006 Freiburg Colloquium, which concerned itself for the first time with the long tradition of the Seven Deadly Sins and medieval catalogues of vices. A systematic account is given of the field from the perspectives... more...

  • Bruders Hüter / Bruders Mörderby Susanne Hartwig; Isabella Treskow

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 118.39

    Is the figure of the intellectual still relevant in and for society in the late 20th and the beginning of the 21st century? The essays of this book from various disciplines explore this question based on the use of the term violence from a perspective of English Studies, German Studies, history and sociology. The focus is on the period... more...