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  • 2012/2013by Joseph Kürschner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 657.00

    The 68th edition, reliably documenting the contemporary literary scene in German-speaking countries, records some 12,000 authors. Without expressing literary critical judgements, it presents since more than 130 years living authors who write in German, whatever their nationality or geographical location may be. Entries provide information... more...

  • The Accents of Persuasionby Robert Bernard

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 18.94

    <p><div><p>First published in 1966, Robert Bernard Martin's <i>The Accents of Persuasion</i> is a consummate critical study of Charlotte Brontë's four novels: <i>The Professor</i>, <i>Jane Eyre</i>, <i>Shirley</i> and <i>Villette.</i></p><p></p><p>... more...

  • Aestheticism and Deconstructionby Jonathan Loesberg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.95

    Considered an exemplar of "Art-for-Art's Sake" in Victorian art and literature, Walter Pater (1839-1894) was co-opted as a standard bearer for the cult of hedonism by Oscar Wilde, and this version of aestheticism has since been used to attack deconstruction. Here Jonathan Loesberg boldly uses Pater's important work on society and culture, Studies... more...

  • After Dickensby John Glavin

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 44.00

    A study of Dickens's hostility to theatre and theatricality alongside the huge performative potential of his fiction. more...

  • Allegories of Union in Irish and English Writing, 1790?1870by Mary Jean Corbett

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 36.00

    Corbett explores fictional and non-fictional representations of Ireland's relationship with England throughout the nineteenth century. more...

  • Althochdeutsche und altsächsische Literaturby Rolf Bergmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00

    This volume presents in alphabetical order revised articles on Old High German literature from the second edition of the lexicon of authors ( Medieval German Literature: Lexicon of Authors, 2 nd Edition, 1978?2008 ). A number of scholars involved in current research were chosen as editors. The work thus provides a coherent presentation... more...

  • Amnesiac Selvesby Nicholas Dames

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 59.99

    With Joyce, Proust, and Faulkner in mind, we have come to understand the novel as a form with intimate ties to the impulses and processes of memory. This study contends that this common perception is an anachronism that distorts our view of the novel. Based on an investigation of representative novels, Amnesiac Selves shows that the Victorian novel... more...

  • Andrei Platonovby Thomas Seifrid

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 52.00

    This is a 1992 study in English of a writer who belongs to a Russian philosophical tradition that includes Bakhtin and Pasternak. more...

  • The Androgyne in Early Modern Franceby Marian Rothstein

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Based on sources in Genesis and Plato's Symposium , the androygyne during Early Modern France was a means of expressing the full potential of humans made in the image of God. This book documents and comments on the range of references to the androgyne in the writings of poets, philosophers, courtiers, and women in positions of political power. more...

  • The Angel out of the Houseby Dorice Williams Elliott

    University of Virginia Press 2002; US$ 47.50

    Was nineteenth-century British philanthropy the "truest and noblest woman?s work" and praiseworthy for having raised the nation?s moral tone, or was it a dangerous mission likely to cause the defeminization of its practitioners as they became "public persons"? In Victorian England, women?s participation in volunteer work seemed to be a... more...