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  • Anthologizing Canadian Literatureby Robert Lecker

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2015; Not Available

    Study of English-Canadian literary anthologies investigates anthology formation in Canada and answers key questions about the role anthologies have played in the formation of Canadian literary taste, their influence on students, editors’ literary values and how that contributes to canon formation, genre, gender, region, ideology, and nation. more...

  • Modernist Experiments in Genre, Media, and Transatlantic Print Cultureby Jennifer Julia Sorensen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The years from 1890 through 1935 witnessed an explosion of print, both in terms of the variety of venues for publication and in the vast circulation figures and the quantity of print forums. Arguing that the formal strategies of modernist texts can only be fully understood in the context of the material forms and circuits of print culture through which... more...

  • Thomas Pynchonby Simon Malpas; Andrew Taylor

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    A comprehensive study of the most influential figure in postwar American literature, Thomas Pynchon more...

  • Books Without Borders, Volume 1by Robert Fraser; Mary Hammond

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2008; US$ 87.35

    Where does the book belong? Does it enshrine the soul of a nation, or is it a means by which nations talk to one another, sharing ideas, technologies, texts? This book, the first in a two-volume set of original essays, responds to these questions with archive-based case studies of print culture in a number of countries around the world. more...

  • What the Victorians Made of Romanticismby Tom Mole

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.95

    This insightful and elegantly written book examines how the popular media of the Victorian era sustained and transformed the reputations of Romantic writers. Tom Mole provides a new reception history of Lord Byron, Felicia Hemans, Sir Walter Scott, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and William Wordsworth—one that moves beyond the punctual historicism of much... more...

  • Gun in Cheekby Bill Pronzini; Ed McBain

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 9.95

    "This is fabulously funny stuff." — John D. MacDonald. Good-natured and witty, this expert compilation samples the best of the worst in 20th-century mystery writing. Introduction by Ed McBain. more...

  • The Sublimeby Philip Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 26.95

    Related to ideas of the great, the awe-inspiring and the overpowering, the sublime has been debated for centuries amongst writers, artists, philosophers and theorists and has become a complex yet crucial concept in many disciplines. In this thoroughly updated edition, Philip Shaw looks at: Early modern and post-Romantic conceptions of the sublime... more...

  • Whitman's Driftby Matt Cohen

    University of Iowa Press 2017; US$ 65.00 US$ 55.25

    The American nineteenth century witnessed a media explosion unprecedented in human history. New communications technologies seemed to be everywhere, offering opportunities and threats that seem powerfully familiar to us as we experience today’s digital revolution. Walt Whitman’s poetry reveled in the potentials of his time: “See, the many-cylinder’d... more...

  • Controlling Readersby Deborah L. McGrady

    University of Toronto Press 2013; US$ 111.00

    McGrady's erudite and exhaustive study is key to understanding Machaut, his works, and his influence on the history of reading in the fourteenth-century and beyond. more...

  • Keepers of the Codeby Robert Lecker

    University of Toronto Press 2013; US$ 82.00

    Robert Lecker explores the ways in which these anthologies contributed to the formation of a Canadian literary canon, the extent to which this canon was tied to an ideal of English-Canadian nationalism, and the material conditions accounting for the anthologies’ production. more...