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- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2015; US$ 21.99
??What?s he angry about ?? they used to ask. Anger is not about ? It comes into the world in grief not grievance. It is mourning the unknown, the loss of what went before without you, it?s the love that another time but not this might have sprung on you, and greatest loss of all, the deprivation of what, even as a child, seemed to be irrevocably... 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Exploring how Margaret Atwood?s fiction reimagines the figure of the detective and the nature of crime, Jackie Shead shows how the author radically reworks the crime fiction genre. Shead focuses on Surfacing, Bodily Harm, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin, Oryx and Crake and selected short fiction, showing the ways in which Atwood?s protagonists are... 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...
- University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 89.99
This interdisciplinary book honors Columbia professor and New York intellectual Carl Woodring. The depth of these original perspectives on the literature, art, politics, science, and philosophy of transatlantic nineteenth-century culture will foster future conversations. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Critical assessments of Elizabeth Gaskell have tended to emphasise the regional and provincial aspects of her writing, but the scope of her influence extended across the globe. Building on theories of space and place, the contributors to this collection bring a variety of geographical, industrial, psychological, and spatial perspectives to bear on... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Oliver Lovesey examines the conundrum of the postcolonial intellectual, a central yet critically overlooked figure in the postcolonial project. He focuses on Ngugi wa Thiongo within his cultural, historical, and intellectual contexts, primarily with respect to his non-fictional prose writings, including his neglected early journalism and his... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Rethinking the Romance Genre examines why the romance genre has proven such an irresistible form for contemporary writers and filmmakers as they approach global issues. In contemporary texts ranging from literary works, to films, to social media, romance facilitates a range of intimacies that offer new feminist models in the age of globalization. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
How did romanticism define its relationship with its sources? How has romanticism since been understood and misunderstood across a range of cultural activities? These are among the questions taken up in this reexamination of the place of adaptation within romanticism. Renegotiating the cultural topography of the period and the place of romanticism... more...