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19th century, 1770/1800-1890/1900

  • Literature and Utopian Politics in Seventeenth-Century Englandby Robert Appelbaum

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 29.00

    Appelbaum surveys the utopian imagination in literature from 1603 to the 1660s. more...

  • Modernism and Cultural Conflict, 1880–1922by Ann L. Ardis

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00

    Ardis questions commonly held views of the radical nature of literary modernism. more...

  • Victorian Poetryby Isobel Armstrong

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    In a work that is uniquely comprehensive and theoretically astute, Isobel Armstrong rescues Victorian poetry from its longstanding sepia image as `a moralised form of romantic verse', and unearths its often subversive critique of nineteenth-century culture and politics. more...

  • The Light of Asiaby Edwin Arnold

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.21

    The Light of Asia , subtitled The Great Renunciation , weaves through its poetic verses the life and philosophy of Prince Siddhartha Gautama who attained enlightenment under the bodhi tree and became the Buddha. Receiving high acclaim since its publication in 1879, Edwin Arnold's work was adapted from the Lalitavistara Sutra (The Unfolding of the... more...

  • Keats and Hellenismby Martin Aske

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 29.00

    This book proposes a fresh and original interpretation of Keats' use of classical mythology in his verse. more...

  • Thomas Hardy, Metaphysics and Musicby Mark Asquith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    This fascinating new study by Mark Asquith offers an original approach to Hardy's art as a novelist and entirely new readings of certain musical scenes in Hardy's works. Asquith utilizes a rich seam of original archival research (both scientific and musicological), which will be of use to all Hardy scholars, and discusses a range of Hardy's major works... more...

  • Borrowed Imaginationby Samar Attar

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 42.50

    The British Romantic Poets and Their Arabic-Islamic Sources deals with the influence of specific Arabic materials on English Romantic poetry during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It reflects on philosophers and literary and cultural critics’ neglect of the role played by Arabs and Moslems in helping the British Romantic poets develop... more...

  • Peculiar Languageby Derek Attridge

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95

    First published in 1988, Peculiar Language is now established as one of the most important discussions of the language of literature. This thought-provoking book challenges traditional notions of literary criticism, arguing that all attempts by writers, critics and literary theorists to define the language of literature have involved self-contradiction.... more...

  • Letters of Jane Austenby Jane Austen

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    Letters of Jane Austen is a compilation of the surviving letters that Jane Austen wrote to her family and friends. Most were written to her elder sister Cassandra. The work gives an amazing glance into Austen's daily life, from her youth to her death. Some of the letters provide her reflections on her novels; her characteristic wit, humor, and... more...

  • Mansfield Parkby Jane Austen

    Random House 2008; US$ 4.99

    Fanny Price's rich relatives offer her a place in their home so that she can be properly brought up. However, Fanny's childhood is a lonely one as she is never allowed to forget her place. Her only ally is her cousin Edmund. When her cousins befriend two glamorous new young people who have arrived in the area, Henry and Mary Crawford, Edmund starts... more...