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Gothic & Romance

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  • The Gothic and the Everydayby Lorna Piatti-Farnell; Maria Beville

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    The Gothic and the Everyday aims to regenerate interest in the Gothic within the experiential contexts of history, folklore, and tradition. By using the term 'living', this book recalls a collection of experiences that constructs the everyday in its social, cultural, and imaginary incarnations more...

  • 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 writer... more...

  • Le Cénacle de Joseph Delorme : 1827-1830by Léon Séché; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Je suis de l'avis de Lamartine : il y a vraiment des lieux prédestinés. Au quinzième siècle, par exemple, le mouvement de la Renaissance partit de la province idéale que j'ai baptisée la Bretagne-Angevine, parce que la Loire qui la traverse, de Saumur à Nantes, a fait à la longue aux habitants de ses deux rives une âme à part où il entre... more...

  • 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 â??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...

  • William Wordsworthby David B. Pirie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1982. In this study of Wordsworth?s major poetry, the author explores the conflict between the poet?s celebration of an impersonal earth and his concern for the most intensely personal relationships. The opening chapter concentrates on Wordsworth?s struggle to describe the natural world and the extraordinary claims he makes for... more...

  • Wordsworth and Beginnings of Modern Poetryby Robert Rehder

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1981, this study sees Wordsworth?s work as part of the continuous European struggle to come to terms with consciousness. The author pays particular attention to Wordsworth?s style and investigates the unstated and unconscious assumptions of that style. He discusses the conflicting feelings that shaped Wordsworth?s changing conception... more...