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  • Ethics and Trauma in Contemporary British Fictionby Susana Onega

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 66.00

    This volume is the first book of criticism to provide a systematic analysis of a corpus of emblematic contemporary British fictions from the combined perspective of trauma theory and ethics. Although the fictional work of writers such as Graham Swift has already been approached from this perspective, none of the individual works or authors under analysis... more...

  • Victorian CSIby William A Guy; David Ferrier; William R Smith

    The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94

    The first edition of William A Guy's Principles of Forensic Medicine was published at the start of Victoria's reign; the final edition, from which these selections derive, was published towards the end, just a few years after the Whitechapel horrors has pushed the emerging science to the forefront of the public's consciousness. With this guide in... more...

  • Written in Bloodby Paul Adams

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    Vampires, chilling supernatural creatures of the night - do they really exist? The British Isles has a remarkable association with the realms of the undead, from the nineteenth-century world of Croglin Grange, Varney the Vampire and Bram Stoker's Dracula, through to Hammer Films and the modern phenomenon of the Highgate Vampire. In this thought-provoking... more...

  • English Novel, Vol I, Theby Richard W. F. Kroll

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    The English Novel, Volume I:1700 to Fielding collects a series of previously-published essays on the early eighteenth-century novel in a single volume, reflecting the proliferation of theoretical approaches since the 1970s. The novel has been the object of some of the most exciting and important critical speculations, and the eighteenth-century novel... more...

  • After Sherlock Holmesby LeRoy Lad Panek

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    The appearance of Sherlock Holmes in The Strand Magazine in 1891 began a stampede of writers who wanted to emulate, build-upon or even satirize Arthur Conan Doyle's work. This book explores the development of detective fiction during the critical period between Conan Doyle's creation of Holmes and the advent of the Golden Age of the detective... more...

  • Modernist Fictionby Randall Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    In the revised edition of this popular text, Randall Stevenson has expanded, re-emphasised and amended his work to make it even more relevant to today's student studying the Modernist period in literature. The book covers a wide range of modernist novelists and novels, and also provides an invaluable guide to key developments in the genre. Stevenson... more...

  • Textual Politics from Slavery to Postcolonialismby Dr Carl Plasa

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 54.00

    This book explores questions of race and identification in writings from the Enlightenment to the present. Drawing on post-colonial theory, it provides close readings of texts by Olaudah Equiano, Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontė, Jean Rhys, Frantz Fanon, Toni Morrison and Tsitsi Dangarembga and highlights the elements of dialogue, exchange and contestation... more...

  • Twentieth Century Crime Fictionby Gill Plain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • ‘Isn't All This Bloody?'by Trevor Royle

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 10.19

    As in the rest of Britain, the outbreak of hostilities in 1914 was met in Scotland with excitement and relief. In the field of literature too, the initial response was positive. Kailyard fiction and the Celtic Twilight were left behind as artless verses, patriotic articles and short stories flooded into print. But as the war progressed things changed... more...

  • Theorists of the Modernist Novelby Deborah Parsons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Tracing the developing modernist aesthetic in the thought and writings of James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf, Deborah Parsons considers the cultural, social and personal influences upon the three writers. Exploring the connections between their theories, Parsons pays particular attention to their work on: forms of realism characters... more...