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  • Romantic Poetry and Literary Coteriesby Tim Fulford

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Combining historical poetics and book history, Romantic Poetry and Literary Coteries shows Romanticism as characterized by tropes and forms that were jointly produced by literary circles. To show these connections, Fulford pulls from a wealth of print material including political squibs, magazine essays, illustrated tour poems, and journals. more...

  • Romance Fiction and American Cultureby Dr Eric Murphy Selinger; Dr William A Gleason

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 49.95

    Since the 1970s, romance novels have surpassed all other genres in terms of popularity in the United States, accounting for half of all mass market paperbacks sold and driving the digital publishing revolution. Romance Fiction and American Culture brings together scholars from the humanities, social sciences, and publishing to explore American romance... more...

  • Tropical Gothic in Literature and Cultureby Justin D. Edwards; Sandra G.T. Vasconcelos

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Tropical Gothic examines Gothic within a specific geographical area of ?the South? of the Americas. In so doing, we structure the book around geographical coordinates (from North to South) and move between various national traditions of the gothic (Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, etc) alongside regional manifestations of the Gothic (the US south and the... more...

  • The Utopian Human Right to Science and Cultureby Anna Maria Andersen Nawrot

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book explores the question of whether the ideal right to science and culture exists. It proposes that the human right to science and culture is of a utopian character and argues for the necessity of the existence of such a right by developing a philosophical project situated in postmodernity, based on the assumption of ‚??thinking in terms of... more...

  • Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fictionby Sara K. Day; Miranda A. Green-Barteet; Amy L. Montz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95

    Responding to the increasingly powerful presence of dystopian literature for young adults, this volume focuses on novels featuring a female protagonist who contends with societal and governmental threats at the same time that she is navigating the treacherous waters of young adulthood. The contributors relate the liminal nature of the female protagonist... 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...

  • Emotionen in der Romantikby Walter Pape; Antje Arnold

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    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...