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  • D.H. Lawrence's Australiaby Dr David Game

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    The first full-length account of D.H. Lawrence?s rich engagement with a country he found both fascinating and frustrating, D.H. Lawrence?s Australia focuses on the philosophical, anthropological and literary influences that informed the utopian and regenerative visions that characterise so much of Lawrence?s work. David Game gives particular attention... more...

  • A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century (Routledge Revivals)by Henry A. Beers

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century , first published in 1926, presents the great artistic and literary innovations of the Romantic movement according to an often overlooked and unacknowledged definition of ?Romanticism?, which is of particular relevance in the consideration of the English Romantic spirit: pertaining to the... more...

  • A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century (Routledge Revivals)by Henry A. Beers

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    First published in 1926, this title presents the great artistic and literary innovations of the Romantic movement according to an often overlooked and unacknowledged definition of ?Romanticism?, which is of particular relevance in the consideration of the English Romantic spirit: pertaining to the style of the Christian and popular literature of... more...

  • Dickens and the Grotesque (Routledge Revivals)by Michael Hollington

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1984, this title examines the development of a special rhetoric in Dickens? work, which, by using grotesque effects, challenged the complacency of his middle-class Victorian readers. The study begins by exploring definitions of the grotesque and moves on to look at three key aspects that particularly impacted on Dickens? imagination:... more...

  • Dying to be Englishby Kelly McGuire

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00

    This study examines the presentation of suicide within the genre of the eighteenth-century novel. Referencing several key writers of the period, McGuire demonstrates that their work inscribes a nationalist imperative to frame suicide as self-sacrifice. more...

  • Place and Progress in the Works of Elizabeth Gaskellby Dr Lesa Scholl; Dr Sarina Gruver Moore; Ms Emily Morris

    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...

  • The Vocation of Evelyn Waughby Mr D. Marcel DeCoste

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Arguing against the critical commonplace that Evelyn Waugh?s post-war fiction represents a decline in his powers as a writer, D. Marcel DeCoste offers detailed analyses of Waugh's major works from Brideshead Revisited to Unconditional Surrender. Rather than representing an ill-advised departure from his true calling as an iconoclastic satirist, DeCoste... more...

  • A Modern Coleridgeby Andrea Timár

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    A Modern Coleridge shows the interrelatedness of the discourses of cultivation, addiction and habit in Coleridge's poetry and prose, and argues that these all revolve around the problematic nexus of a post-Kantian idea of free will, essential to Coleridge's eminently modern idea of the 'human'. 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...

  • Travel, Modernism and Modernityby Dr Robert Burden

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Focusing on the significance of travel in Joseph Conrad, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, Henry James, and Edith Wharton, Robert Burden shows how travel enabled a new consciousness of mobility and borders during the modernist period. For these authors, Burden suggests, travel becomes a narrative paradigm and dominant trope by which they explore questions... more...