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  • Metaphysical Hazlittby Uttara Natarajan; Tom Paulin; Duncan Wu

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The rediscovery and restitution of William Hazlitt as a canonical Romantic author has been among the latest and most significant developments in present-day Romantic studies. This volume, a collection of previously unpublished essays by the foremost scholars in the field presents Hazlitt as a philosophical, and not simply a 'familiar' essayist. It... more...

  • Tess of the D'Urbervillesby Thomas Hardy

    Random House 2008; US$ 3.99

    THIS ORANGE INHERITANCE EDITION OF Tess of the D'Urbervilles IS PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION Books shape our lives and transform the way we see ourselves and each other. The best books are timeless and continue to be relevant generation after generation. Vintage Classics asked the winners of The Orange Prize for Fiction... more...

  • Rob Roy And All Thatby Allan Burnett; Scoular Anderson

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 4.36

    Packed with humour - I recommend the whole lot!,' - The School Librarian Rob Roy And All That is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about the loveable Highland rogue. Stampede through the glens as Rob and his gang are chased by the deadly Duke of Montrose. Follow Rob?s quest through dungeons and river rapids as his enemies close in... more...

  • Questions on Form and Interpretationby Noam Chomsky

    De Gruyter 1975; US$ 154.00

    Questions on Form and Interpretation PdR Press Publications in Philosophy of Language more...

  • Culture Wars in British Literatureby Tracy J Prince

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    The past century's culture wars that Britain has been consumed by, but that few North Americans seem aware of, have resulted in revised notions of Britishness and British literature. Yet literary anthologies remain anchored to an archaic Anglo-English interpretation of British literature. Conflicts have been played out over specific national vs.... more...

  • Thomas Hardy's Personal Writingsby Harold Orel

    Palgrave Macmillan 1990; US$ 202.00

    '... Thomas Hardy's Personal Writings is an informative book, and a superlatively well-edited one. Professor Orel has been generous in his inclusions, meticulous in his texts, and thorough in his annotations. Anything that one is likely to want to read of Hardy's occasional prose is here, and what is not here is carefully described in an annotated... more...

  • Intertextual Dynamics within the Literary Group of Joyce, Lewis, Pound and Eliotby Dennis Brown

    Palgrave Macmillan 1990; US$ 186.00

    The book examines key texts by the writers James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot as moves within a shared group-game - that of creating a new literature for the new age. It maps a great deal of intertextual reference, allusion and influence and suggests a psychoanalytically-informed hypothesis that certain literature can be constituted... more...

  • Modernism and the Marketplaceby Alissa G. Karl

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Though the relationship of modernist writers and artists to mass-marketplaces and popular cultural forms is often understood as one of ambivalence if not antagonism, Modernism and the Marketplace redirects this established line of inquiry, considering the practical and conceptual interfaces between literary practice and dominant economic institutions... more...

  • Identity and Form in Contemporary Literatureby Ana María Sánchez-Arce

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This ambitious and wide-ranging essay collection analyses how identity and form intersect in twentieth- and twenty-first century literature. It revises and deconstructs the binary oppositions identity-form, content-form and body-mind through discussions of the role of the author in the interpretation of literary texts, the ways in which writers bypass... more...

  • Elizabeth Gaskell and the English Provincial Novelby W. A. Craik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1975, this book places Elizabeth Gaskell amongst the major novelists of the nineteenth-century. It considers how she has sometimes been overlooked, or admired for very few of her works, or for reasons that are not in fact central to her art. W. A. Craik looks at Gaskell?s full-length novels with three main purposes: to analyse her... more...