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  • 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$ 168.00

    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, GŁnderrode, 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$ 9.99

    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...

  • Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernismby Luke Thurston

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era. Linking little-studied authors like M. R. James and... more...

  • The Twilight Symbolsby Julie-Anne Sykley

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99

    Discover the symbolic magic of the Twilight Saga. more...

  • In Darkest Londonby Jamieson Ridenhour

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    In the late 1830s, London began appearing as a site of literary terror, and by the end of the century a large proportion of the important Victorian ?Gothic revival? novels were set in the city. In Darkest London is a full-length study of the Victorian Urban Gothic, a pervasive mode that appears not only in straightforward novels of terror but... more...

  • The Heyday of Sir Walter Scottby Donald Davie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1961, this book examines a number of works popular in the Romantic period, during the heyday of Sir Walter Scott in the early part of the nineteenth century. Encompassing works by the likes of Alexander Pushkin, Sir Walter Scott, Adam Mickiewicz and James Fenimore Cooper, this is also a meditation on the nature of Romanticism... more...