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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
The Gothic and the Everyday aims to regenerate interest in the Gothic within the experiential contexts of history, folklore, and tradition. By using the term 'living', this book recalls a collection of experiences that constructs the everyday in its social, cultural, and imaginary incarnations more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Bringing together an international group of scholars, this collection offers a fresh assessment of Kazuo Ishiguros evolving significance as a contemporary world author. The contributors take on a range of the aesthetic and philosophical themes that characterize Ishiguros work, attending to Ishiguros own self-identification as an international... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
To better understand and contextualise the twilight of the Gothic genre during the 1920s and 1830s, The History of Gothic Publishing, 1800-1835: Exhuming the Trade examines the disreputable aspects of the Gothic trade from its horrid bluebooks to the desperate hack writers who created the short tales of terror. From the Gothic publishers to the circulating... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
This new collection of essays by major scholars in the field looks at the ways in which cross-fertilization has taken place in Gothic writing from France, Germany, Britain and America over the last 200 years, and argues that Gothic writing reflects international exchanges in theme and form. more...
- Liverpool University Press 2006; US$ 80.00
Victorian literature is rife with scenes of madness, with mental disorder functioning as everything from a simple plot device to a commentary on the foundations of Victorian society. But while madness in Victorian fiction has been much studied, most scholarship has focused on the portrayal of madness in women; male mental disorder in the period has... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
This innovative and ground-breaking study explores the complex relationship between linguistic theory and literature during the Romantic period, focusing particularly on William Hazlitt's writings about linguistic theory and also considering figures such as Leigh Hunt, Percy Shelley, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Thomas De Quincey. more...
- John Blake 2010; US$ 9.99
The enchanting true story of the woman who redefined vampires for a generation On June 2, 2003, Stephenie Meyer had a vivid dream that would change her life forever. She dreamed of a young girl and her sparkling vampire lover lying in a field, and that dream became Twilight . Now her vampire romance novels have become a publishing phenomenon,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00
The Romantic mode and representations of emotion would seem to be a perfect fit. By focusing on the esthetics of emotions, their genre-typical enactments and representation in the works of Arnim, Günderrode, Goethe, Heine, Hoffmann, Schiller, Tieck and others, the book presents a broad-based examination of this interaction. The articles in this volume... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 10.19
The enchanting true story of Stephenie Meyer, the Queen of Twilight. On 2 June, 2003, Stephenie Meyer had a dream that would change her life forever. She dreamt of a young girl and her sparkling vampire lover lying in a field, and that dream became Twilight. Now, her vampire romance novels have become a publishing phenomenon, selling over 70 million... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 29.99
Claudia Moscovici asserts in Romanticism and Postromanticism that the Romantic heritage, far from being important only in a historical sense, has philosophical relevance and value for contemporary art and culture. With an emphasis on artistic tradition as a continuing source of inspiration and innovation, she touches upon each main branch of philosophy:... more...