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  • French Crime Fiction, 1945?2005by Margaret-Anne Hutton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In the first major study of representations of World War II in French crime fiction, Margaret-Anne Hutton draws on a corpus of over a hundred and fifty texts spanning more than sixty years. Included are well-known writers (male and female) such as Aubert, Simenon, Boileau-Narcejak, Vargas, Daeninckx, and Jonquet, as well as a broad range of lesser-known... more...

  • George Eliot, European Novelistby John Rignall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Reading George Eliot as a European novelist among other European novelists, John Rignall explores her use of European travel, scenes and locations in her fiction and also places her novels in conversation with the work of other major European writers. Throughout the book, Rignall shows Eliot's engagement with the cultures of France and Germany, suggestively... more...

  • The Postcolonial Intellectualby Oliver Lovesey

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95

    Addressing a neglected dimension in postcolonial scholarship, Oliver Lovesey examines the figure of the postcolonial intellectual as repeatedly evoked by the fabled troika of Said, Spivak, and Bhabha and by members of the pan-African diaspora such as Cabral, Fanon, and James. Lovesey?s primary focus is Ngũgĩ wa Thiong?o, one of the greatest writers... more...

  • Gothic Literature 1825-1914by Jarlath Killeen

    University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 85.00

    This volume in this exciting new series provides a detailed yet accessible study of Gothic literature in the nineteenth century. It examines how themes and trends associated with the early Gothic novels were diffused widely in many different genres in the Victorian period, including the ghost story, the detective story and the adventure story. more...

  • History of the Gothicby Carol Margaret Davison

    University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 85.00

    This title offers a detailed yet accessible introduction to classic British Gothic literature and the popular sub-category of the Female Gothic designed for the student reader. more...

  • The Gothic and Catholicismby Maria Purves

    University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 85.00

    The book is unique and ground-breaking in that it constitutes the first sustained analysis which comprehensively proves that a revision is required of the critical commonplace idea in Gothic scholarship that the roots of the Gothic novel should be seen within a late eighteenth-century popular anti-Catholicism. more...

  • Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novelby Stefan Tilg

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 124.99

    Questions about the origin of the Greek love novel - itself the precursor of the love novel in Europe - have intrigued scholars for centuries. Stefan Tilg proposes a new solution to this ancient puzzle by arguing for a personal inventor of the genre, Chariton of Aphrodisias, whose Narratives about Callirhoe, dates from the mid-first century AD. more...

  • Writing Postcolonial Franceby Fiona Barclay

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 79.99

    This book is the first literary study to examine how France has failed to come to terms with the end of its empire, and is now haunted by the legacy of its colonial relationship with North Africa. It examines the form assumed by the ghosts of the past in fiction from a range of genres (travel writing, detective fiction, life writing, historical fiction,... more...

  • Legacies of Romanticismby Carmen Casaliggi; Paul March-Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book visits the Romantic legacy that was central to the development of literature and culture from the 1830s onward. Although critical accounts have examined aspects of this long history of indebtedness, this is the first study to survey both Nineteenth and Twentieth century culture. The authors consider the changing notion of Romanticism,... more...

  • Milton's Uncertain Edenby Andrew Mattison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This study describes a variety of ways of thinking about place in the Renaissance and in Paradise Lost. Despite coming from different perspectives, they have in common the idea that the difficulty of the relationship of reciprocity that poetic subjects often expect from their environment destabilizes those subjects? understanding, not only of environment,... more...