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- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36
Scott's Shadow is the first comprehensive account of the flowering of Scottish fiction between 1802 and 1832, when post-Enlightenment Edinburgh rivaled London as a center for literary and cultural innovation. Ian Duncan shows how Walter Scott became the central figure in these developments, and how he helped redefine the novel as the... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 79.99
Imperial Tapestries explores how key authors of early modern Italy and Spain questioned Habsburg authority through ?imperial texts??texts that call attention to their organizational process. In so doing, the study offers innovative insights into the politics of such classic authors as Ludovico Ariosto, Garcilaso de la Vega, Jorge de Montemayor,... more...
- University of South Carolina Press 2016; US$ 24.99
A study of the key themes and events essential to understanding Irish fiction and drama canon more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 74.99
Italian Women at War explores Italian women?s participation in war and conflict throughout Italy?s modern history, beginning with the Unification and ending with the twentieth century. The essays in this volume, which focus on both historical and fictional figures, help to further the discussion on women?s participation in violence, warfare (both... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39
Rewriting "The Hour-Glass" presents the complete prose text of Yeats's one-act morality play of 1903, the complete "mixed" poetry and prose text of 1913, and all variants between and after these as both states were maintained in his lifetime. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95
Mary Shelley?s Frankenstein is itself a monster, a mythos that will not die, a corpus that keeps getting harvested for parts to animate new artistic creations. Monstrous Progeny takes readers on a fascinating exploration of the Frankenstein family tree, tracing the novel?s literary and intellectual roots, analyzing the evolution of the Frankenstein... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2016; Not Available
Provides an innovative approach to articulate what underground meant to the Victorians. The construction of Londons underground sewers, underground railway and suburban cemeteries created seismic shifts in the geography and the psychological apprehension of the city. Yet, why are there so few literary and aesthetic interventions in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95
First published in 1979. Most of the great nineteenth century novelists strove to render in words the people and places that they invented and most readers of fiction picture in their imagination these characters and scenes. This book investigates both types of ?picturing?, exploring the principles and problems concerned, and sheds light on the workings... more...