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  • Meanjin Vol. 72, No. 4by Zora Sanders (Ed.)

    Melbourne University Publishing 2013; US$ 9.96

    Helen O'Neil takes us inside the development of Labor's long-awaited Cultural Policy, and the future of the policy under a new government. Rebecca Harkins-Cross brings us the first in a series on new media art in Australia with an essay looking at the revolutionary ways Indigenous Australian artists are using video. Jennifer Mills quits poetry and... more...

  • Victorian Biographyby David Amigoni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    This book rethinks Victorian biography and some of its major practitioners from the perspectives of Bakhtinian and Foucauldian discourse theory. A re-reading of the writings of Thomas Carlyle, particularly "Sartor Resartus" and Oliver Cromwell's "Letters and Speeches", provides the basis for the central argument of the book: that the biographical... more...

  • Women Travel Writers and the Language of Aesthetics, 1716?1818by Elizabeth A. Bohls

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 44.00

    This study re-examines the genre of Romantic travel writing through the perspective of women writers. more...

  • Men of Letters, Writing Livesby Trev Lynn Broughton

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    Trev Lynn Broughton takes an in-depth look at the developments within Victorian auto/biography, and asks what we can learn about the conditions and limits of male literary authority. Providing a feminist analysis of the effects of this literary production on culture, Broughton looks at the increase in professions with a vested interest in the written... more...

  • Style and the Nineteenth-Century British Criticby Professor Jason Camlot

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    In analyzing the nonfiction works of writers such as John Wilson, J. S. Mill, De Quincy, Ruskin, Arnold, Pater, and Wilde, Jason Camlot provides an important context for the nineteenth-century critics' changing ideas about style, rhetoric, and technologies of communication. In particular, Camlot shows how new print media affected the Romantic and... more...

  • The Language of Criticism (Routledge Revivals)by John Casey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1966, the Language of Criticism was the first systematic attempt to understand literary criticism through the methods of linguistic philosophy and the later work of Wittgenstein. Literary critical and aesthetic judgements are rational, but are not to be explained by scientific methods. Criticism discovers reasons for a response,... more...

  • Teaching the Early Modern Periodby Dr Derval Conroy; Prof Danielle Clarke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 38.00

    This innovative project unites leading scholars of English, History and French to examine the challenges of teaching early modern literature, history and culture within higher education. The volume sets out a variety of approaches to teaching the period and aims to revitalize the connection between teaching and research. more...

  • Of Course You're Still Cool, Honeyby Dan Consiglio

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 12.95

    In a relationship, it's all about the give and take. He gives you plenty of opportunities to make fun of his embarrassing behavior and you take the high road--choosing a little white lie over raining on his socks-with-sandals parade. It's touching, really. It's true. You'd do anything for your modern-day Superman . . . whether it's cheering on his... more...

  • Modern Selvesby Philip Dodd

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 61.95

    This book discusses gender and autobiography, and the politics of autobiography. It offers examples of ways of making sense of individual works or groups of works. more...

  • Katie's Warby Aubrey Flegg

    The O'Brien Press 1997; US$ 10.19

    When Katie's father returns from the Great War, he is shell-shocked, his personality destroyed. Now, four years later he has more or less recovered, but another war is breaking out, this time at home in Ireland. The Treaty with the British has been signed by Michael Collins, but many disagree with it and want to continue the war for full independence.... more...