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  • Reassessing John Buchanby Kate Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    A collection of edited essays on the novelist John Buchan (1875-1940), author of, among many other works, "The Thirty-Nine Steps" (1915), "Witch Wood" (1927) and "Sick Heart River" (1940). It considers Buchan's writing and reputation from the perspective of the twenty-first century and examines Buchan's major fiction and non-fictional writing. more...

  • Mary Cholmondeley Reconsideredby Carolyn W de la L Oulton; SueAnn Schatz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This book provides a necessary critical reappraisal of one of the most challenging and subversive of nineteenth-century women writers. more...

  • Experimentation on the English Stage, 1695-1708by Elisabeth J Heard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    At the beginning of the eighteenth century, British theatre saw a shift from what critics call 'Restoration' to 'sentimental' comedy. Focusing on the career of the Irish dramatist George Farquhar (1678-1707), this book argues that experimentation was the basis for this change. more...

  • The Inferno of Danteby Maxine L. Margolis; Lacy Lockert

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 33.00 US$ 26.40

    Translated into English terza rima verse with introduction and notes by Lacy Lockert. Originally published in 1931. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts... more...

  • Aproximació a l'altre / An approach to the otherby Enric Balaguer; Maria Jesús Francés; Vicent Vidal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 135.00

    The aim of this article is to elaborate a biographical story of Juan Antonio Llinàs i de Ortiz which remarks two unknown aspects of his life: firstly, the confidence he had in the romantic formulation of science in an emotional logic as the magnetism and, secondly, the conviction that a federal republic was the only regime that would have ensured... more...

  • Avalon, 66° Nordby Matthias Egeler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 145.96

    Egeler has produced the first scholarly treatise about the mythical kingdoms of Ódáinsakr und Glæsisvelir that fully examines the relevant materials and places them in the larger context of religious and literary history. He shows that these two mythical otherworldly realms in Old West Norse tradition represent the northern reception of... more...

  • The Shadow of Deathby Mark Canuel

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    The Shadow of Death is a timely and ambitious reassessment of English Romantic literature and the unique role it played in one of the great liberal political causes of the modern age. Mark Canuel argues that Romantic writers in Great Britain led one of the earliest assaults on the death penalty and were instrumental in bringing about penal-law reforms.... more...

  • Shakespeare and the Jewsby James Shapiro

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    James Shapiro?s unvarnished look at how Jews were portrayed in Elizabethan England challenged scholars to recognize the significance of Jewish questions in Shakespeare?s day. From accounts of Christians masquerading as Jews to fantasies of settling foreign Jews in Ireland, Shapiro?s work delves deeply into the cultural insecurities of Elizabethans... more...

  • Rodrigo Díaz, del hombre al mitoby Martin Oscar; Ivy Corfis

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 219.95

    This book explores the development of the early historical and legendary tradition concerning Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, el Cid (c. 1048-1099), the most famous medieval Spanish hero. more...

  • Imperial Emotionsby Javier Krauel

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    A ground-breaking work that considers myths of the Spanish empire from the perspective of cultural responses to its demise. more...