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  • Terry Eagletonby David Alderson

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 33.59

    This is the first book-length account of the foremost marxist cultural theorist of our time. Alderson provides detailed discussions of Eagleton's marxism and his engagements with postmodernism, as well as an evaluation of his interventions in Irish Studies. The complex relations between nature, culture and ideology, body, subjectivity and authority... more...

  • Wordsworth and Coleridgeby John Blades

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 22.07

    In this lively and stimulating study, detailed analysis of the poems is closely grounded in the literary and historical contexts in which Lyrical Ballads was first conceived, realized and subsequently expanded into two volumes. Documenting the revisions of the early edition, John Blades carefully reassesses the poems in the light of Wordsworth's... more...

  • Joyce's Ghostsby Luke Gibbons

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    For decades, James Joyce’s modernism has overshadowed his Irishness, as his self-imposed exile and association with the high modernism of Europe’s urban centers has led critics to see him almost exclusively as a cosmopolitan figure. In Joyce’s Ghosts , Luke Gibbons mounts a powerful argument that this view is mistaken: Joyce’s Irishness is intrinsic... more...

  • Bond on Bondby Roger Moore

    Michael O'Mara 2015; US$ 10.99

    While there have been many actors who have taken on the coveted role of James Bond, the most renowned 007 – and the one with the most panache and charisma – is undoubtedly Sir Roger Moore, KBE.To celebrate the film franchise's wonderful heritage, Roger Moore has written a book that features all the Bond movies, along with a wonderfully witty account... more...

  • The Plague Dogsby Richard Adams

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 14.99

    Two dogs escape from an experimental research lab in the Lake District, where they have been horribly tortured and mistreated in the name if science. As they run for their lives on the hard fells they attempt to survive wild and free. But the hunt in on... more...

  • Wordsworth's Poetic Collections, Supplementary Writing and Parodic Receptionby Brian R Bates

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.69

    Wordsworth’s process of revision, his organization of poetic volumes and his supplementary writings are often seen as distinct from his poetic composition. Bates asserts that an analysis of these supplementary writings and paratexts are necessary to a full understanding of Wordsworth’s poetry. more...

  • Winifred Holtby's Social Visionby Lisa Regan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.69

    Winifred Holtby (1898–1935) is best-known today for her friendship with fellow feminist and pacifist Vera Brittain and for her last novel, South Riding. This is the first monograph to provide a literary criticism of Holtby’s social philosophy and presents in-depth readings of all her major works as well as some of her less well-known writing. more...

  • William Clark Russell and the Victorian Nautical Novelby Andrew Nash

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.51

    William Clark Russell wrote more than forty nautical novels. Immensely popular in their time, his works were admired by contemporary writers, such as Conan Doyle, Stevenson and Meredith, while Swinburne, considered him 'the greatest master of the sea, living or dead'. Based on extensive archival research, Nash explores this remarkable career. more...

  • John Buchan and the Idea of Modernityby Kate Macdonald; Nathan Waddell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.69

    Considered a quintessentially 'popular' author, John Buchan was a writer of fiction, journalism, philosophy and Scottish history. By examining his engagement with empire, psychoanalysis and propaganda, the contributors to this volume place Buchan at the centre of the debate between popular culture and the modernist elite. more...

  • Mary Wollstonecraft and Feminist Republicanismby Lena Halldenius

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.51

    Mary Wollstonecraft is a writer whose work continues to provoke scholarly debate. Halldenius explores Wollstonecraft’s political philosophy, focusing on her treatment of republicanism and independence, to propose a new way of reading her work – that of a ‘feminist republican’. more...