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19th century, 1770/1800-1890/1900

  • Wordsworth and the Passions of Critical Poeticsby Stuart Allen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This scholarly study presents a new political Wordsworth: an artist interested in 'autonomous' poetry's redistribution of affect. No slave of Whig ideology, Wordsworth explores emotion for its generation of human experience and meaning. He renders poetry a critical instrument that, through acute feeling, can evaluate public and private life. more...

  • The Influence of John Ruskin on the Teaching of Drawing in Brazilby Claudio Silveria Amaral

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 149.95

    This text is the first to examine Ruskin’s architecture as but one product, along with his political and philosophical views, of his internal logic. The text further examines the influence of that logic on Brazil’s industrialization efforts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. more...

  • Colonies, Cults and Evolutionby David Amigoni

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 33.00

    A fascinating study of the intellectual links between evolutionary science and literature. more...

  • Griezelig gewoonby Agnes Andeweg

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 42.25

    Hedendaagse Nederlandse auteurs putten naar hartenlust uit het repertoire van de 'gothic novel'. In dit boek analyseert Agnes Andeweg zes gotieke romans van auteurs als Frans Kellendonk, Gerard Reve, Thomas Rosenboom en Renate Dorrestein. Deze romans laten zich lezen als een commentaar op de moderniseringen van de Nederlandse samenleving in... more...

  • Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literatureby Bernadette Andrea

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 37.00

    An exploration of writings about the Ottoman Empire and other Islamic countries by women of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. more...

  • Who Killed William Shakespeare?by Simon Andrew Stirling

    The History Press 2013; US$ 12.49

    William Shakespeare lived in violent times; his death passed without comment. By the time he was adopted as the national poet of England the details of his life had been concealed. He had become an invisible man, the humble Warwickshire lad who entertained royalty and then faded into obscurity. But his story has been carefully manipulated. In reality,... more...

  • Robert Southeyby Stuart Andrews

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    In  Robert Southey , Andrews   argues that Robert Southey's denunciation of global Catholicism is essential to understanding his life, works, and times. On this issue, Southey was absolutely consistent - from his first visit to Lisbon in 1795-6 to his Colloquies published in 1829. The Poet Laureate's partisan rhetoric reflect its intensity and reveal... more...

  • William Blake and Religionby Magnus Ankarsjö

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    Over the last ten years the field of Blake studies has profited from new discoveries about Blake's life and work. This book examines the effect that Blake's mother's recently discovered Moravianism has had on our understanding of his poetry, and gives special attention to Moravianism and Swedenborgianism and their relation to his sexual... more...

  • The Inheritance of Geniusby John Aplin

    The Lutterworth Press 2010; US$ 45.50

    In his day, William Makepeace Thackeray was one of England's premier novelists, possessed of both great cultural insight and an incisive pen. With time, however, the man himself has fallen from view. Seen today only through the window of his fiction, the author of Vanity Fair is all too readily written off as just another figure amidst the club-centred,... more...

  • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Starby Blanca Apodaca

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 6.99

    Two faraway friends realize that they are closer than they think when they admire the same beautiful shapes in the sky. Young readers will adore this charmingly illustrated version of the traditional rhyme. 16 pages more...