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  • Romantic Ecocriticismby Dewey W. Hall; James C. McKusick; Colin Carman; Alicia Carroll; Judyta Frodyma; Gary Harrison; J. Andrew Hubbell; Ryan David Leack; Kaitlin Mondello; Shalon Noble; Lisa Ottum; Marcus Tomalin; Bryon Williams

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 99.99

    Romantic Ecocriticism: Origins and Legacies examines the influence of the science of the age upon a host of English and American authors. The collection of essays develops transhistorical and transnational perspectives to examine the invaluable place of Romantic literary studies as inspiration behind the rise of early environmentalism in the nineteenth... more...

  • Serialization and the Novel in Mid-Victorian Magazinesby Catherine Delafield

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Examining the Victorian serial as a text in its own right, Catherine Delafield re-reads five novels by Elizabeth Gaskell, Anthony Trollope, Dinah Craik and Wilkie Collins by situating them in the context of periodical publication. She traces the roles of the author and editor in the creation and dissemination of the texts and considers how first publication... more...

  • Dangerous bodiesby Marie Mulvey-Roberts

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 109.99

    Through an investigation of the body and its oppression by the church, the medical profession and the state, this book reveals the actual horrors lying beneath fictional horror in settings as diverse as the monastic community, slave plantation, operating theatre, Jewish ghetto and battlefield trench.The book provides original readings of canonical... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Daniel Defoe, Contrarianby Robert James Merrett

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; Not Available

    In this study, Robert James Merrett approaches Defoe’s body of work using interdisciplinary methods that recognize dialectic in his verbal creativity and cognitive awareness. more...

  • Wilde Discoveriesby Joseph Bristow

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; Not Available

    This volume offers fresh approaches to well-known works such as The Picture of Dorian Gray while paying serious attention to his lesser known writings and activities, including his earliest attempts at emulating the English Romantics, his editing of Woman’s World , and his fascination with anarchism. more...

  • Gothic Renaissanceby Elisabeth Bronfen; Beate Neumeier

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 100.00

    Collection of essays by experts in Renaissance and Gothic studies tracks the lines of connection between Gothic sensibilities and the discursive network of the Renaissance more...

  • Oliver Wendell Holmesby William Dean Howells

    Start Classics 2015; US$ 0.99

    William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He wrote his first novel, Their Wedding Journey, in 1871, but his literary reputation really took off with the realist novel A Modern Instance, published in 1882, which describes the decay of a marriage. His 1885 novel The Rise of Silas Lapham is perhaps his best known,... more...

  • Byron and John Murrayby Mary O'Connell

    Liverpool University Press 2015; US$ 79.99

    The first comprehensive account of the relationship between Byron and John Murray, the man who published his poetry for over ten years. more...

  • New Directions in Children?s Gothicby Anna Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Children?s literature today is dominated by the gothic mode, and it is in children?s gothic fictions that we find the implications of cultural change most radically questioned and explored. This collection of essays looks at what is happening in the children?s Gothic now when traditional monsters have become the heroes, when new monsters have come... more...