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  • The Sublimeby Philip Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 26.95

    Often labelled as ‘indescribable’, the sublime is a term that has been debated for centuries amongst writers, artists, philosophers and theorists. Usually related to ideas of the great, the awe-inspiring and the overpowering, the sublime has become a complex yet crucial concept in many disciplines. Offering historical overviews and explanations, Philip... more...

  • Waterloo and the Romantic Imaginationby Dr Philip Shaw

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 160.00

    Waterloo and the Romantic Imagination offers a new and challenging look at the cultural significance of the Battle of Waterloo, and the impact it had on British Romantic culture. Drawing on a range of approaches it aims to redefine the Romantic period as an age of inter- and intra-national conflict, thus overturning conventional notions of 'The Romantic... more...

  • The Sublimeby Philip Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 26.95

    Related to ideas of the great, the awe-inspiring and the overpowering, the sublime has been debated for centuries amongst writers, artists, philosophers and theorists and has become a complex yet crucial concept in many disciplines. In this thoroughly updated edition, Philip Shaw looks at: Early modern and post-Romantic conceptions of the sublime... more...

  • Suffering and Sentiment in Romantic Military Artby Philip Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In a moving intervention into Romantic-era depictions of the dead and wounded, Philip Shaw's timely study directs our gaze to the neglected figure of the common soldier. How suffering and sentiment were portrayed in a variety of visual and verbal media is Shaw's particular concern, as he examines a wide range of print and visual media, from paintings... more...

  • Romantic Warsby Philip Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Romantic Wars is a collection of eight specially commissioned essays focusing on the relations between British Romantic culture (poetry, fiction, painting, and non-fictional prose) and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. Whilst in recent years much attention has been paid to the influence of the French Revolution on British Romanticism, comparatively... more...

  • World Englishesby Gunnel Melchers; Philip Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    World Englishes, Second Edition  provides you with an engaging overview of the global variations in vocabulary, grammar, phonology and pragmatics of English as it is used worldwide. It introduces you to the principles of linguistics variation and provides coverage on the roots of English (including Scots), the spread of English, variation of English... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposesby Ken Hyland; Philip Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to English for Academic Purposes (EAP), covering the main theories, concepts, contexts and applications of this fast growing area of applied linguistics. Forty-four chapters are organised into eight sections covering: Conceptions... more...

  • History of a Modern Millennial Movement, Theby Jane Shaw; Philip Lockley

    I.B.Tauris 2017; US$ 27.50

    A feverish expectation of the end of the world seems an unlikely accompaniment to middle-class respectability. But it was precisely her interest in millennial thinking that led Jane Shaw to a group of genteel terraced townhouses in the English county town of Bedford. Inside their unassuming grey-brick exteriors Shaw found something extraordinary. For... more...

  • The English Languageby Charles Barber; Joan C. Beal; Philip A. Shaw

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 16.00

    This new edition tells the story of the English language from its remote ancestry to the present day. more...

  • The English Languageby Charles Barber; Joan Beal; Philip Shaw

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 16.00

    This bestselling text by Charles Barber recounts the history of the English language from its ancestry to the present day. more...