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  • That devil's trickby Hughes William

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59

    That devil's trick is the first study of nineteenth-century hypnotism based primarily on the popular - rather than medical - appreciation of the subject. Drawing on the reports of mesmerists, hypnotists, quack doctors and serious physicians printed in popular newspapers from the early years of the nineteenth century to the Victorian fin de siècle,... more...

  • Sacred Surrealism, Dissidence and International Avant-Garde Proseby Vivienne Brough-Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Vivienne Brough-Evans proposes a compelling new way of reevaluating aspects of international surrealism by means of the category of divin fou , and consequently deploys theories of sacred ecstasy as developed by the Collège de Sociologie (1937?39) as a critical tool in shedding new light on the literary oeuvre of non-French writers who worked both... more...

  • Margaret Atwood: Crime Fiction Writerby Jackie Shead

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    Exploring how Margaret Atwood?s fiction reimagines the figure of the detective and the nature of crime, Jackie Shead shows how the author radically reworks the crime fiction genre. Shead focuses on Surfacing, Bodily Harm, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin, Oryx and Crake and selected short fiction, showing the ways in which Atwood?s protagonists are... more...

  • An Introduction to Ford Madox Fordby Ashley Chantler; Rob Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    For students and readers new to the work of Ford Madox Ford, this volume provides a comprehensive introduction to one of the most complex, important and fascinating authors. Bringing together leading Ford scholars, the volume places Ford's work in the context of significant literary, artistic and historical events and movements. Individual essays consider... more...

  • Gothic kinshipby Agnes Andeweg; Sue Zlosnik

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 100.00 US$ 86.00

    Brings together case studies of Gothic kinship ties in film and literature and offers a synthesis and theorization of the different appearances of the Gothic family more...

  • Ecogothicby Andrew Smith; William Hughes

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 95.00 US$ 81.70

    This book will provide the first study of how the Gothic engages with ecocritical ideas. The book's focus is from the late eighteenth century to the present day, via consideration of a number of national and global contexts and different media including short stories, novels and films. more...

  • Globalgothicby Glennis Byron

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 95.00 US$ 81.70

    This collection of essays redefines what gothic has become in the contemporary world, examining the idea of an emerging gothic that is inextricable from the broader global context in which it circulates. Globalgothic expands the horizons of the genre in diverse new and exciting ways. more...

  • A strained partnership?by Thomas Robb

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 115.00 US$ 98.90

    The first monograph-length study that charts the coercive diplomacy of the administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford as practised against their British ally more...

  • Open graves, open mindsby Sam George; Bill Hughes

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 105.00 US$ 90.30

    This collection of interconnected essays relates the Undead in literature, art and other media to questions concerning gender, race, genre, technology, consumption and social change.A coherent narrative follows Enlightenment studies of the vampire's origins in folklore and folk panics, the sources of vampire fiction, through Romantic incarnations in... more...

  • CliffsNotes on James' Daisy Miller & The Turn of the Screwby James L Roberts

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1965; Not Available

    This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you?ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works. more...