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  • Kazuo Ishiguro in a Global Contextby Cynthia F. Wong; Hülya Yildiz

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Bringing together an international group of scholars, this collection offers a fresh assessment of Kazuo Ishiguro’s evolving significance as a contemporary world author. The contributors take on a range of the aesthetic and philosophical themes that characterize Ishiguro’s work, attending to Ishiguro’s own self-identification as an international... more...

  • Travel, Modernism and Modernityby Dr Robert Burden

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Focusing on the significance of travel in Joseph Conrad, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, Henry James, and Edith Wharton, Robert Burden shows how travel enabled a new consciousness of mobility and borders during the modernist period. For these authors, Burden suggests, travel becomes a narrative paradigm and dominant trope by which they explore questions... more...

  • The History of Gothic Publishing, 1800-1835by Dr Franz J. Potter

    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...

  • Le Gothicby Avril Horner; Sue Zlosnik

    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...

  • The Most Dreadful Visitationby Valerie Pedlar

    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...

  • Romanticism and Linguistic Theoryby Marcus Tomalin

    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...

  • Stephenie Meyer: Queen of Twilightby Chas Newkey-Burden

    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...

  • Emotionen in der Romantikby Walter Pape; Antje Arnold

    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... more...

  • Stephenie Meyer, Queen of Twilightby Chas Newkey-Burden

    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...

  • Romanticism and Postromanticismby Claudia Moscovici

    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...