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19th century, 1770/1800-1890/1900

  • Mary Elizabeth Braddonby Anne-Marie Beller; Elizabeth Foxwell

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95

    An important figure in the development of crime fiction, Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1835-1915) wrote more than 80 novels, numerous plays, poems, essays and short stories, and edited two magazines during her 55-year literary career. Her bestselling Lady Audley's Secret secured her reputation as a leading "sensation novelist." Though critics... more...

  • Romantic Poets and the Culture of Posterityby Andrew Bennett

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 46.00

    This 1999 book offers a theory of reception governing Romantic poetry, through its culture of posterity. more...

  • Refiguring Oscar Wilde’s Salome.by Michael Y. Bennett

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 60.00

    While Oscar Wilde’s delightfully-witty comedies of manners receive the most fanfare from the general public and much of academia, Wilde’s most “serious” play— Salome —rightfully deserves an equal amount of attention. Written by emerging scholars, established scholars, and notable Wilde scholars at the top of the field,... more...

  • From a College Windowby Arthur Christopher Benson

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    Throughout his life, poet and essayist Arthur Christopher Benson also worked as an educator and school administrator. This collection of essays presents Benson's views on topics ranging from art to the aging process, filtered through the lens of someone who is actively engaged in the difficult but rewarding work of educating a nation's youth. more...

  • Essaysby Arthur Christopher Benson

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    British writer and educator Arthur Christopher Benson possessed a wide-ranging intellect and published prodigiously throughout his entire life. This eclectic selection of his most popular essays runs the gamut from literature to philosophy, with some discussion of pedagogy and educational theory along the way. more...

  • Escape and Other Essaysby Arthur Christopher Benson

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    Though he struggled with crippling mental illness for much of his adult life, English poet and essayist Arthur Christopher Benson still managed to produce a vast body of work spanning a number of genres. This collection of critical articles, observations and vignettes touches on a variety of topics, many of which address the question of the role of... more...

  • The Thread of Goldby Arthur Christopher Benson

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    If you're looking for a dose of comfort and inspiration, immerse yourself in this collection of gorgeously lyrical essays from Arthur Christopher Benson. Based around the idea that love is the "thread of gold" that ties together every moment of our lives, these sketches and observations are a wellspring of spiritual rejuvenation. more...

  • Joyous Gardby Arthur Christopher Benson

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    If you're interested in the prospect of a more serene, enjoyable life but can't abide the relentlessly chipper pablum passed off as self-help these days, A. C. Benson's essay collection Joyous Gard may be just what you need. Adopting a decidedly measured, thoughtful tone, the essays in this volume offer both philosophical ponderings and... more...

  • The Silent Isleby Arthur Christopher Benson

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    British writer A. C. Benson is best remembered as a contributor to the genre of horror, having produced a series of groundbreaking ghost stories. But hailing from an exceptionally intellectual and well-read family, Benson's knowledge and insight far exceeded the realm of supernatural fiction. The Silent Isle is a volume of keenly observed personal... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in Englishby Eugene Benson; L.W. Conolly

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 425.51

    Post-Colonial Literatures in English, together with English Literature and American Literature, form one of the three major groupings of literature in English, and, as such, are widely studied around the world. Their significance derives from the richness and variety of experience which they reflect. In three volumes, this Encyclopedia documents the... more...