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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 38.00
The captivity narrative has always been a literary genre associated with America. Joe Snader argues, however, that captivity narratives emerged much earlier in Britain, coinciding with European colonial expansion, the development of anthropology, and the rise of liberal political thought. Stories of Europeans held captive in the Middle East, America,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
What are the discursive and theoretical conditions for conceptualizing the notion of the postethnic literary? The book suggests an answer to this question by reading contemporary literary texts commonly classified as multicultural or postcolonial for their investment in literary form and for their dramatizations of individual gestures... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
This is the first book-length history of the range of seventeenth-century English prose writing. Roger Pooley's study begins with narrative, ranging from the fiction of Bunyan and Aphra Behn to the biographical and autobiographical work of Aubrey and Pepys. Further sections consider religious prose from the hugely influential Authorised Version to... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2013; Not Available
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
Reading the diaries of well-known writers and public figures such as Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake, Henry Crabb Robinson, George Eliot, George Gissing, John Ruskin, Edith Simcox and Gerard Manley Hopkins, Anne-Marie Millim locates the diary at the intersection of the public and private spheres. Diaristic writing, Millim argues, played a crucial role in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 208.00
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...
Lady Wilde's Letters to Constance Wilde, Friends and Acquaintances, with Selected Correspondence ReceivedThe Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 159.95
The current final volume is a collection of correspondence written by Lady Jane Wilde to her daughter-in-law, Constance Wilde, as well as other friends and acquaintances. Lady Wilde, like her son Oscar, was an excellent writer. She had a wide range of interests. Much of the ridicule directed at Lady Wilde and her writing and lifestyle followed the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Focusing on innovative works by Woolf, Baldwin, Kingston and Winterson, the author analyzes how they each represent the self as unique, collectively "other," and inclusively human, and how these conflicting aspects of selfhood interact. more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 16.99
At times angry and despairing, these poems evoke hospital conditions and social attitudes toward the ill, but focus on the intricate reality of living day to day and trying to bring memory to bear on the future. In this collection, ?The Patient? suffers a brain hemorrhage, causing the poet to carefully examine the days before and after this heartbreaking... more...