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Gothic & Romance

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  • 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...

  • Island Genres, Genre Islandsby Ralph Crane; Lisa Fletcher

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 34.99

    The first book length study of the conceptualization and representation of islands in popular fiction. more...

  • Fancy & Imaginationby R. L. Brett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    First published in 1969, this book provides a concise and helpful introduction to the terms ‘fancy’ and ‘imagination’. Although they are generally associated with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the work begins with a discussion the history of these concepts which were also known to Aristotle, the Elizabethans, Hobbes, Locke and Blake. It then goes on to... more...

  • Wilde Discoveriesby Joseph Bristow

    University of Toronto Press 2013; US$ 77.00

    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...

  • The Gothic and the Rule of the Law, 1764-1820by Dr Sue Chaplin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    This book is the first full-length theoretical and historical study of the relation between early Gothic fiction and an emerging modern rule of law. The work identifies not only a political and cultural, but also an ontological relation between what critics have conceptualized as 'Gothic' and the nature and function of modern juridical power. more...

  • Wilkie Collins, Medicine and the Gothicby L. Talairach-Vielmas

    University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 85.00

    This book examines how Wilkie Collins’s interest in medical matters developed in his writing through exploration of his revisions of the late eighteenth-century Gothic novel from his first sensation novels to his last novels of the 1880s. more...