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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95
Writing Wales explores representations of Wales in English and Welsh literatures written across three tumultuous centuries, from Wales' union with England in 1536, to its industrialisation in the early nineteenth-century. Uniquely, it explores how period divisions like 'Renaissance' and 'Romanticism' have helped shape scholarly... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
A comprehensive study of cannibalism in literature and film, spanning colonial fiction, Gothic texts and contemporary American horror. Amidst the sharp teeth and horrific appetite of the cannibal, this book examines real fears of over-consumerism and consumption that trouble an ever-growing modern world. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This book offers a new critique of contemporary African-American fiction and its intersections with and critiques of the Gothic genre. Wester reveals the myriad ways writers manipulate the genre to critique the gothic's traditional racial ideologies and the mechanisms that were appropriated and re-articulated as a useful vehicle for the enunciation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
First published in 1972, Norman Page?s seminal study of The Language of Jane Austen seeks to demonstrate both the exceptional nature and the degree of subtlety of Jane Austen?s use of language. As well as examining the staple items of her vocabulary and some of the characteristic patterns of her syntax, attention is paid to her use of dialogue... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
This collection of essays throws vast new light on the most significant literary-political journal of the Romantic age. Its chapters analyze Blackwood's wide-ranging contributions on some of the most topical issues in Romantic studies, including celebrity, British versus Scottish nationalism, and the rise of terror and detective fiction. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This interdisciplinary collection brings together world leaders in Gothic Studies, offering dynamic new readings on popular Gothic cultural productions from the last decade. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: contemporary High Street Goth/ic fashion, Gothic performance and art festivals, Gothic popular fiction from Twilight to Shadow... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Highlighting the importance of diasporic people in shaping British Romanticism, this collection challenges descriptions of Romanticism as the expression of a national character or culture. Within the context of a circum-Atlantic world driven by an insatiable hunger for sugar and slaves, the contributors uncover the material contributions and the extraordinary... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 159.99
The Letters and Early Epistolary Writings of Charles Brockden Brown gathers and presents, for the first time, the complete extant correspondence of a key American author, along with early manuscript fictions never before published and new scholarly work contextualizing and exploring the writings and their context. The volume is edited to highest... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
This collection takes up the influence of the Gothic mode in literatures that may be geographically remote from one another but still share related issues of minor languages, nation building, place and race. The essays explore the transgressions and confusion of borders and limits, whether they be linguistic, literary, generic, class-based, gendered... more...