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  • Senses of Styleby Jeff Dolven

    University of Chicago Press 2018; US$ 25.00 US$ 21.25

    In an age of interpretation, style eludes criticism. Yet it does so much tacit work: telling time, telling us apart, telling us who we are. What does style have to do with form, history, meaning, our moment’s favored categories? What do we miss when we look right through it? Senses of Style essays an answer. An experiment in criticism, crossing... more...

  • A Companion to Renaissance Poetryby Catherine Bates

    Wiley 2018; US$ 198.50 US$ 178.65

    The most comprehensive collection of essays on Renaissance poetry on the market Covering the period 1520–1680, A Companion to Renaissance Poetry offers 46 essays which present an in-depth account of the context, production, and interpretation of early modern British poetry. It provides students with a deep appreciation for, and sensitivity toward,... more...

  • Reading Children in Early Modern Cultureby Edel Lamb

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 97.84

    This book is a study of children, their books and their reading experiences in late sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Britain.  It argues for the importance of reading to early modern childhood and of childhood to early modern reading cultures by drawing together the fields of childhood studies, early modern literature and the history of reading. ... more...

  • The Form of Poetry in the 1820s and 1830sby David Stewart

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 97.84

    The 1820s and 1830s, the gap between Romanticism and Victorianism, continues to prove a difficulty for scholars. This book explores and recovers a neglected culture of poetry in those years, and it demonstrates that that culture was a crucial turning point in literary history. It explores a uniquely wide range of poets, including the poetry of the... more...

  • Oscar Wildeby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2018; US$ 5.99

    Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Oscar Wilde in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide! Oscar Wilde was one of the best-known writers of the 19th century, with works such as The Picture of Dorian Gray widely recognised as classics. This self-proclaimed “Professor... more...

  • Willful Submissionby Amanda Paxton; Herbert F. Tucker

    University of Virginia Press 2018; US$ 45.00 US$ 38.25

    Victorian England: a Jesuit priest writes of wrestling with God at night, limbs entangled; an Anglican sister begs Jesus, her divine lover, to end her aching anticipation of their union; a clergyman exhorts nuns to study the example of medieval women who suffered on the rack in order to become "brides" of Christ. Alongside the march of nineteenth-century... more...

  • Classical Presences in Irish Poetry after 1960by Florence Impens

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 106.40

    This book provides the first overview of classical presences in Anglophone Irish poetry after 1960. Featuring detailed studies of Seamus Heaney, Michael Longley, Derek Mahon, and Eavan Boland, including close readings of key poems, it highlights the evolution of Irish poetic engagements with Greece and Rome in the last sixty years. It outlines the... more...

  • Producing Early Modern Londonby Kelly J. Stage

    UNP - Nebraska 2018; US$ 55.00 US$ 46.75

    Early seventeenth-century London playwrights used actual locations in their comedies while simultaneously exploring London as an imagined, ephemeral, urban space. Producing Early Modern London examines this tension between representing place and producing urban space. In analyzing the theater’s use of city spaces and places, Kelly J. Stage shows... more...

  • Rupert Brooke in the First World Warby Alisa Miller

    Liverpool University Press 2018; US$ 89.99

    This cultural biography makes extensive use of archival sources to show how people who knew Brooke, or thought they knew him through his poetry and public image, drew on the poet-soldier to make sense of their own experiences of the war, both in the trenches and on the home front. more...

  • Virginia Woolf and Heritageby Jane deGay; Tom Breckin; Anne Reus

    Liverpool University Press 2018; US$ 89.99

    This book brings together an international team of world-class scholars to explore how Woolf engaged with heritage, how she understood and represented it, and how she has been represented by the heritage industry. more...