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  • Modernism and the Theater of Censorshipby Adam Parkes

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 134.99

    Since the original publication of this classic book in 1979, Roosevelt's foreign policy has come under attack on three main points: Was Roosevelt responsible for the confrontation with Japan that led to the attack at Pearl Harbor? Did Roosevelt "give away" Eastern Europe to Stalin and the U.S.S.R. at Yalta? And, most significantly, did Roosevelt abandon... more...

  • Sisters in Timeby Susan Morgan

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 110.99

    Asking why the 19th-century British novel features heroines, and how and why it features "feminine heroism," Susan Morgan traces the relationship between fictional depictions of gender and Victorian ideas of history and progress. Morgan approaches gender in selected 19th-century British novels as an imaginative category, accessible to authors and characters... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the French Novelby Timothy Unwin

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 26.00

    A unique and valuable insight into the novel in French over the past two centuries. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Tolstoyby Donna Tussing Orwin

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 26.00

    Key dimensions of Tolstoy's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays. more...

  • The Gates of Hornby Harry Levin

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 59.99

    `Written with elegance and irony, the book is a searching enquiry into realism in the novel...' Leon Edel . more...

  • The Novel and the Globalization of Cultureby Michael Valdez Moses

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 28.99

    This text analyzes the emergence of the modern novel and the manner in which it mirrors the underlying process of the globalization of culture. It focuses on Hardy's "The Mayor of Casterbridge", Conrad's "Lord Jim", Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" and Vargas Llosa's "The War at the End of the World". more...

  • The Other Mary Shelleyby Audrey Fisch; Anne K. Mellor; Esther H. Schor

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 144.99

    This volume comprises 15 critical essays written by some of the most eminent Romantic scholars in academia. The essays survey the oeuvre of Mary Shelley as it developed beyond Frankenstein, and evaluate her career in terms of her intellectual and political accomplishments. more...

  • London Callingby Rob Nixon

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 109.99

    Challenging the popular view that Naipaul is a literary mediator between First and Third World experience in the post-colonial era, this study argues that his work articulates a set of values that perpetuates political interests that have their origin in the Imperial age. more...

  • Dracula and the Eastern Questionby Dr Matthew Gibson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00

    This book sets the writings of Merimee, Le Fanu, Stoker and Verne in the context in which they were written - namely the response to Balkan, Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian politics. Gibson analyzes their works to reveal that the vampire acts as an allegory of the Near East through which constitutes a challenge to the 'orientalism' argument of today. more...

  • Apprenticeshipsby Thomas L. Jeffers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    Novels about growing up have long been loved by ordinary readers and analyzed, sometimes with more heat than light, by scholars. This book respects the interests of ordinary readers while clarifying and frequently resolving the moral, psychological, social, and occasionally religious coming-of-age dilemmas that scholars have wrestled with. Focusing... more...