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    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    This is the first book-length study of the distinctive style of J. M. Coetzee's early and middle fictions. more...

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    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Examines staging conventions in the medieval English theatre and ways in which they conditioned the reactions of the audience. more...

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    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    This is a collection of authoritative essays on Samuel Beckett's writing from a pre-eminent scholar of twentieth-century literature and culture. more...

  • The View from the Towerby Theodore Ziolkowski

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Immediately after World War I, four major European and American poets and thinkers--W. B. Yeats, Robinson Jeffers, R. M. Rilke, and C. G. Jung--moved into towers as their principal habitations. Taking this striking coincidence as its starting point, this book sets out to locate modern turriphilia in its cultural context and to explore the biographical... more...

  • The Severed Wordby Marina Scordilis Brownlee

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    In this wide-ranging study Marina Scordilis Brownlee investigates the importance of the letter--often a complex interplay of objectivity and subjectivity--in the establishment of novelistic discourse. She shows how Ovid's Heroides explore the discourse of epistolarity in a way that exerted a lasting effect on Italian, French, and Spanish works of... more...

  • Cervantes and Ariostoby Thomas R. Hart

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Thomas Hart examines Erich Auerbach's contention that Don Quixote is not a tragedy but a comedy and suggests that Auerbach's view was shaped by his reading of Ariosto's chivalric romance Orlando furioso. At the same time Hart argues that neither Don Quixote nor Orlando furioso is so free from political intention as Auerbach believed they were. He... more...

  • The Lost Center and Other Essays in Greek Poetryby Zissimos Lorenzatos; Kay Cicellis

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this collection of essays the contemporary Greek critic Zissimos Lorenzatos explores the local as well as the international currents that have shaped the modern tradition of Greek poetry in particular and Greek literature and an in general. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...

  • The Maniac in the Cellarby Winifred Hughes

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Once a controversial genre of Victorian fiction that produced the major best sellers of its century, the now-forgotten sensation novel was a publishing phenomenon in its time. In a vivid portrait of this subversive and discomfiting popular literature, Winifred Hughes identifies its ingredients, its practitioners, and its implications, and reveals... more...

  • Galdos and the Art of the European Novelby Stephen Gilman

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 51.95

    Benito Perez Galdos (1843-1920) was one of Spain's outstanding novelists and the author of two vast cycles of novels and a number of plays. In this critical study of Galdos in English, Stephen Gilman relates the writer and his work to the nineteenth century novel as a genre and traces his artistic growth during a twenty-year period, from his initial... more...

  • Our Nazisby Petra Rau

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available

    Focusing particularly on the British context, this study offers the first analysis of contemporary popular and literary fiction, film, TV and art exhibitions about Nazis and Nazism. more...