The Leading eBooks Store Online

4,003,177 members ⚫ 1,317,278 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

  • Ræd and Froferby

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 38.00

    This study is the first concentrated investigation of the Old English Book of Consolation Meters, associated with King Alfred’s court. These Alfredian poems, which have long been neglected, recapture poetic ideas from their Latin model, Boethius’ De Consolatione Philosophiae. This volume examines the Meters as poetic responses to the prose passages... more...

  • Ted Hughesby

    Macmillan Education UK 2014; US$ 29.87

    This collection of original essays by an international team of Hughes scholars demonstrates afresh how key contextual and theoretical approaches to the poet's work serve to illuminate the texts. Part I reads Hughes' poems through cultural contexts while Part II examines his work through the frames of a range of literary theories. more...

  • Rewriting History.by

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 93.60

    Peter Carey is one of the most richly awarded and critically acclaimed novelists of the present day. Most of his fictions relate to questions of Australian history and identity. Rewriting History argues that taken together Carey’s novels make up a fictional biography of Australia. The reading proposed here considers both key events in the life of the... more...

  • Almanac 14by

    Parthian Books 2011; US$ 0.99

    Almanac: The Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English is a stimulating academic journal featuring new research by established and emerging critics in the field. Almanac aims to engage in a lively and informed way both with the Welsh literary past and with contemporary writing, looking towards the future and outwards towards the rest of the world. more...

  • Almanac 13by

    Parthian Books 2011; US$ 0.99

    Almanac: The Yearbook of Welsh Writing in English is a stimulating academic journal featuring new research by established and emerging critics in the field. Almanac aims to engage in a lively and informed way both with the Welsh literary past and with contemporary writing, looking towards the future and outwards towards the rest of the world.... more...

  • Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing in Walesby Jane Aaron

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Argues that the way in which people came to perceive and to represent themselves as Welsh was profoundly affected by the gender ideologies prevalent during the Romantic and Victorian periods. This title introduces readers to a hundred Welsh women authors at work during the years 1780-1900, some writing in Welsh and some in English. more...

  • English Fiction and the Evolution of Language, 1850–1914by Will Abberley

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 82.00

    Explores how Victorian fiction and science imagined the evolution of language, from primordial noise to modern English. more...

  • English Romantic Poetsby M. H. Abrams

    Oxford University Press 1975; US$ 39.99

    This highly acclaimed volume contains thirty essays by such leading literary critics as A.O. Lovejoy, Lionel Trilling, C.S. Lewis, F.R. Leavis, Northrop Frye, Harold Bloom, Geoffrey Hartman, Jonathan Wordsworth, and Jack Stillinger. Covering the major poems by each of the important Romantic poets, the contributors present many significant perspectives... more...

  • Americanizing Britainby Genevieve Abravanel

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    Americanizing Britain anatomizes the various ways British writers responded to the ever-increasing influence of U.S. culture on England and the rest of the world. more...

  • Fiction of the New Statesman, 1913-1939by Bashir Abu-Manneh

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 90.00

    Fiction of the New Statesman is the first study of the short stories published in the renowned British journal the New Statesman . This book argues that New Statesman fiction advances a strong realist preoccupation with ordinary, everyday life, and shows how British domestic concerns have a strong hold on the working-class and lower-middle-class... more...