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  • Reading the Novel in English 1950 - 2000by Brian W. Shaffer

    Wiley 2008; US$ 133.95 US$ 120.56

    Written in clear, jargon-free prose, this introductory text charts the variety of novel writing in English in the second half of the twentieth century. An engaging introduction to the English-language novel from 1950-2000 (exclusive of the US). Provides students both with strategies for interpretation and with fresh readings of selected seminal... more...

  • The State of the Novelby Dominic Head

    Wiley 2009; US$ 107.95 US$ 97.16

    Part of the Blackwell Manifestos series, The State of the Novel offers a lively, yet rigorous investigation into the state and future of the contemporary British novel written by an expert in the field. Evaluates the state of the ‘serious literary’ novel and novel criticism Prominent treatment is paid to the ‘internationalization’... more...

  • Rethinking Postcolonialismby Amar Acheraïou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    Acheraiou challenges postcolonial discourse analysis and proposes a new model of interpretation that resituates the historical, ideological and conceptual denseness of the Colonial idea. He questions key issues, including hybridity, Otherness and territoriality, and expands the postcolonial field by introducing ground-breaking theoretical concepts. more...

  • Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darknessby D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 30.95

    Joseph Conrad’s novella, Heart of Darkness , has fascinated critics and readers alike, engaging them in highly controversial debate as it deals with fundamental issues of good and evil, civilisation, race, love and heroism. This classic tale transcends the boundaries of time and place and has inspired famous film and television adaptations emphasising... more...

  • Wilkie Collins (Authors in Context)by Lyn Pykett

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 9.99

    Wilkie Collins is mainly remembered for his best-selling sensation novel The Woman in White and his detective mystery The Moonstone, both published in the 1860s. However, in a literary career spanning almost forty years he wrote many other works, and Lyn Pykett looks at Collins's long and varied career in relation to the changing circumstances of... more...

  • A Defence of Poetryby Percy Bysshe Shelley

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    A brilliant piece of philosophical discussion that displays Shelley's intellect and imagination. The book asserts the “ideal nature and essential value” of poetry and is Shelley’s most important prose work. His arguments are vividly and convincingly presented. more...

  • Modernism, Media, and Propagandaby Mark Wollaeger

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    Though often defined as having opposite aims, means, and effects, modernism and modern propaganda developed at the same time and influenced each other in surprising ways. The professional propagandist emerged as one kind of information specialist, the modernist writer as another. Britain was particularly important to this double history. By secretly... more...

  • Literature, Language, and the Rise of the Intellectual Disciplines in Britain, 1680–1820by Robin Valenza

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 37.00

    A literary account of how the modern divide between the sciences and the humanities emerged in the eighteenth century. more...

  • "My unwasht Muse"by Norbert Lennartz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    The Anglia Book Series (ANGB) offers a selection of high quality work on all areas and aspects of English philology. It publishes book-length studies and essay collections on English language and linguistics, on English and American literature and culture from the Middle Ages to the present, on the new English literatures, as well as... more...

  • “For Was I Not Born Here?”.by Anne Holden Rønning

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 52.00

    This study centres on the fiction of the New Zealand writer Yvonne du Fresne, the descendant of Danish and Danish-Huguenot families who emigrated to New Zealand in the late-nineteenth century and settled in the Manawatu area. It explores how memories of the past haunt generations of immigrants, and how issues of language, politics, and social norms... more...