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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This volume, a collection with contributions from some of the major scholars of the Gothic in literature and culture, reflects on how recent Gothic studies have foregrounded a plethora of technologies associated with Gothic literary and cultural production. The engaging essays look into the links between technologies and the proliferation of the Gothic... 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...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2015; US$ 18.99
I would really like to have had the guts and the energy and so on to be able to write about people having battles with DHSS. But I haven't ... I'm an arty person. Okay, I write overblown, purple, self-indulgent prose. So what... Alienated is the only way to be, after all. Since 1990, Angela Carter?s reputation, as writer and thinker, has soared,... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
For students and readers new to the work of Ford Madox Ford, this volume provides a comprehensive introduction to one of the most complex, important and fascinating authors. Bringing together leading Ford scholars, the volume places Ford?s work in the context of significant literary, artistic and historical events and movements. Individual essays... more...
- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 59.99
In 1935, the English novelist Stephen Spender wrote that the historical pressures of his era should turn the reader?s and writer?s attention outwards from himself to the world.? Combining historical, formalist, and archival approaches, Thomas S. Davis examines late modernism?s decisive turn toward everyday life, locating in the heightened scrutiny... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95
While he is best known for his Jeeves and Bertie Wooster stories, P.G. Wodehouse was a prolific writer who penned many other novels, stories, and musical comedy libretti, the latter of which played an enormous role in the development of American musical theater. This collection re-examines Wodehouse in the context of recent scholarship on the middlebrow,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
In the context of the current explosion of interest in Gothic literature and popular culture, this interdisciplinary collection of essays explores for the first time the rich and long-standing relationship between war and the Gothic. Critics have described the global Seven Year?s War as the "crucible" from which the Gothic genre emerged in the eighteenth... more...