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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...

  • Protest und Repression im Vormärzby Hans-Gerhard Husung

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1983; US$ 15.13

    Reihe Kritische Studien zur Geschichtswissenschaft - Band 054 more...

  • Textual Politics from Slavery to Postcolonialismby Dr Carl Plasa

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 56.00

    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 Brontë, Jean Rhys, Frantz Fanon, Toni Morrison and Tsitsi Dangarembga and highlights the elements of dialogue, exchange and contestation... 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...

  • Art and Commerce in the British Short Story, 1880?1950by Dean Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The short story was a commercial phenomenon which took off in the late nineteenth century and lasted through to the rise of television and film. Baldwin uses a wide variety of sources to show how economic factors helped to dictate how and what a wide variety of authors wrote. more...

  • Charity and Condescensionby Daniel Siegel

    Ohio University Press 2012; US$ 39.99

    Charity and Condescension explores how condescension, a traditional English virtue, went sour in the nineteenth century, and considers the ways in which the failure of condescension influenced Victorian efforts to reform philanthropy and to construct new narrative models of social conciliation. In the literary work of authors like Dickens, Eliot,... more...

  • Edwardian and Georgian Fictionby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00

    A comprehensive view of the major literary movements in Western history- An introduction by Harold Bloom and a selection of critical essays provides scholarly analysis on the major writers and works that defined each literary period- Features a chronology of important cultural, literary, and political events that helped shape each literary period. more...

  • The Eighteenth Century English Novelby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00

    A comprehensive view of the major literary movements in Western history- An introduction by Harold Bloom and a selection of critical essays provides scholarly analysis on the major writers and works that defined each literary period- Features a chronology of important cultural, literary, and political events that helped shape each literary period more...

  • Framing Strategies in English Fiction from Romanticism to the Presentby Daniel Schäbler

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 35.96

    Cognitive and material frames surround us and serve as a central strategy of making sense of the world. Throughout centuries, literary texts reflect on the power of the frame. The thesis explores the way framed narratives have changed in form and function, and retraces the nexus between cultural context and narrative structure. It traces formal experiments... more...

  • Ghost Stories by British and American Womenby Lynette Carpenter; Wendy K. Kolmar

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...