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Gothic & Romance

  • Serials to Graphic Novelsby Catherine J. Golden

    University Press of Florida 2017; US$ 84.95

    "A valuable and comprehensive survey of an enormous subject."--Paul Goldman, author of Reading Victorian Illustration, 1855-1875: Spoils of the Lumber Room "A marvelous overview of how and why illustrations became an integral part of Victorian fiction. Golden documents a remarkable continuity from early nineteenth-century caricatures to realistic... more...

  • Le Marquis de Sade et son oeuvreby Jacobus X; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "L'homme, quel qu'il soit, est une créature complexe. Émile Zola a défini l'art : la nature vue à travers un tempérament, et voici la nature infinie dans sa substantialité et indéfinie dans ses manifestations, en antagonisme avec le tempérament, qui en est une particularisation définie et variable, pour l'accomplissement d'une ?uvre qui... more...

  • Scott's Shadowby Ian Duncan

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    Scott's Shadow is the first comprehensive account of the flowering of Scottish fiction between 1802 and 1832, when post-Enlightenment Edinburgh rivaled London as a center for literary and cultural innovation. Ian Duncan shows how Walter Scott became the central figure in these developments, and how he helped redefine the novel as the principal... more...

  • Monstrous Progenyby Lester D. Friedman; Allison B. Kavey

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Mary Shelley?s Frankenstein is itself a monster, a mythos that will not die, a corpus that keeps getting harvested for parts to animate new artistic creations. Monstrous Progeny takes readers on a fascinating exploration of the Frankenstein family tree, tracing the novel?s literary and intellectual roots, analyzing the evolution of the Frankenstein... more...

  • Indiana de George Sand (Les Fiches de Lecture d'Universalis)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    L' histoire littéraire classe volontiers Indiana dans une première période de la production romanesque de George Sand, le « romantisme sentimental ». Il est vrai que l'on peut opposer, non sans schématisme, de part et d'autre de l'engagement socialiste de George Sand, les romans de jeunesse, « lyriques », aux derniers romans, « champêtres », comme... more...

  • Sinister historiesby Jonathan Dent

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 105.00

    Showing how the Gothic can be read as a complex reaction to Enlightenment methods of historical representation, Sinister histories uncovers hitherto neglected relationships between Gothic texts and prominent works of eighteenth-century history. 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...

  • Reading Wordsworthby J.H. Alexander

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1987, this book is written for those who are encountering Wordsworth for the first time and for those familiar with his works that are at a loss to understand his reputation or why his work has impressed them. The strength of the author?s approach is that it unravels the poet?s true meaning and the process by which he all too frequently... more...

  • Coleridge and the Armoury of the Human Mindby Peter J. Kitson; Thomas N. Corns

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1991, this book collects a broad array of path-finding scholarship by specialists in Coleridge and Romantic literature on the subject of his prose. They range from broad appraisals of Coleridge?s own critical practises; demonstrations of the fecundity of his autobiography, the Biographia Literaria, for contemporaries; the effect... more...