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  • 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 2004; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    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...

  • 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 US$ 10.62

    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 2012; US$ 7.99

    Caught in the Irish Civil War, Katie has divided loyalties: her shell-shocked father fought in the First World War and wants peace, but others still want to fight for a united Ireland. more...

  • Holstun Pamphlet Warsby Taylor and Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    The English Revolution of 1642-60 produced an explosion of stylistically and ideologically diverse pamphlet literature. The essays collected here focus on the prose of this new revolutionary era, and the new public sphere it helped to create. They cover a wide range of topics including the Royalist attack on the Sectarian Babel and the street theatre... more...

  • Subjectivitiesby Regenia Gagnier

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    This comparative analysis draws on working-class autobiography, public and boarding school memoirs, and the canonical autobiographies by women and men in the United Kingdom to define subjectivity and value within social class and gender in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain. Gagnier reconsiders traditional distinctions between mind and... more...