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  • 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$ 710.00

    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...

  • William Blakeby G.E. Bentley Jnr.

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's... more...

  • Browning Studies (Routledge Revivals)by Edward Berdoe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This title, first published in 1909, presents a selection of the most important essays by members of the renowned Browning Society, which existed to promulgate the works of and appreciation for perhaps the greatest English poet of the Victorian Age. Browning’s poetry deals with themes that are of perennial importance: the nature of the human person,... more...

  • A Revised Reading of Mary Hays’ Philosophical Novel Memoirs of Emma Courtney (1796)by Helena Bergmann

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 149.95

    This text is the first to analyze Hays’ most popular work, framed in the political and social environment of its generation, including contemporary criticisms and parodies of the work. more...

  • Science, Politics, and Friendship in the Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoesby Ute Berns

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 99.50

    This study revaluates the work of the scientist and radical, poet and dramatist and English exile in Germany Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803-1849). While his writing has elicited high praise from poets ranging from Robert Browning through Ezra Pound to John Ashbery, scholars have frequently neglected it on grounds of its purportedly morbid and opaque... more...

  • Of Chastity and Powerby Philippa Berry

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    Elizabeth I was one of the most powerful women rulers in European history. What can feminism reveal about the attitudes of her male subjects towards this enigmatic figure? Through readings of key Elizabethan texts by Lyly, Ralegh, Chapman, Shakespeare, and Spenser, Philippa Berry shows that while Elizabeth's combination of chastity with political and... more...

  • Women, Epic, and Transition in British Romanticismby Elisa Beshero-Bondar

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 83.50

    Women, Epic, and Transition in British Romanticism argues that early nineteenth-century women poets contributed some of the most daring work in modernizing the epic genre. The book examines several long poems to provide perspective on women poets working with and against men in related efforts, contributing together to a Romantic movement of large-scale... more...

  • Keynes on Monetary Policy, Finance and Uncertaintyby Jorg Bibow

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a reassessment of Keynes’ theory of liquidity preference. It argues that the failure of the Keynesian revolution to be made in either theory or practice owes importantly to the fact that the role of liquidity preference theory as a pivotal element in Keynes’ General Theory has remained underexplored and indeed widely misunderstood... more...

  • Ruskin and Genderby Dinah Birch; Dr Francis O'Gorman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 134.00

    For many years Ruskin has seemed, at best, a conservative thinker on gender roles. At worst, his lecture On Queens' Gardens from Sesame and Lilies was read as a locus classicus of Victorian patriarchal oppression. These essays challenge such assumptions, presenting a wide-ranging revaluation of Ruskin's place in relation to gender, and offering... more...