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Andre Breton in Exile The Poetics of Occultation , 1941-1947 by Victoria Clouston Andre Breton in Exile The Poetics of Occultation , 1941-1947

Following the journey of the leader of the Surrealist movement, Andre Breton, into exile during the Second World War, the author of this book traces the trajectory of his thought and poetic output of 1941-1948. Through a close examination of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Romantic Ecocriticism Origins and Legacies by James C. McKusick Romantic Ecocriticism Origins and Legacies

This book examines the influence of the science of the age upon a host of English and American authors. The collection develops transhistorical and transnational perspectives to examine the invaluable place of Romantic literary studies as inspiration behind the rise...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Jane Austen and the Victorian Heroine by Cheryl A. Wilson Jane Austen and the Victorian Heroine

This book uses the figure of the Victorian heroine as a lens through which to examine Jane Austen's presence in Victorian critical and popular writings. Aimed at Victorianist readers and scholars, the book focuses on the ways in which Austen...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Victorian Verse-Novel Aspiring to Life by Stefanie Markovits The Victorian Verse-Novel Aspiring to Life

This volume considers the verse-novel, a much-understudied branch of Victorian literature. It demonstrates that Victorian poets were challenging norms and experimenting with many of the revolutionary formal tactics that we associate with modernism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Acts of Modernity The Historical Novel and Effective Communication, 1814-1901 by Dr David (Cranfield University) Buchanan Acts of Modernity The Historical Novel and Effective Communication, 1814-1901

National literatures of the nineteenth century are typically studied in terms of the nationality of the author, but what people actually read in countries such as Scotland, France, America, and Canada often originated beyond national borders. Examining popular historical novels...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

For Better, For Worse Marriage in Victorian Novels by Women by Carolyn (University of Brighton, UK) Lambert For Better, For Worse Marriage in Victorian Novels by Women
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This interdisciplinary volume explores the fictional portrayal of marriage by women novelists between 1800 and 1900. It investigates the ways in which these novelists used the cultural form of the novel to engage with and contribute to the wider debates...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Testing New Opinions and Courting New Impressions New Perspectives on Walter Pater by Charlotte Ribeyrol Testing New Opinions and Courting New Impressions New Perspectives on Walter Pater

Reflecting Pater's diverse engagements with literature, the visual arts, history and philosophy, this collection of essays explores new interdisciplinary perspectives engaging readers and scholars alike to re-visit methodologies, intertextualities, metaphysical positions and stylistic features in the works of the Victorian...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

Fashion and Narrative in Victorian Popular Literature Double Threads by Madeleine C. Seys Fashion and Narrative in Victorian Popular Literature Double Threads

We know that way we dress says a lot about us. It's drilled into us by our parents as children, as adults throughout our working lives, and eternally from the culture surrounding us. Our dress tells the outside world of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Three Traveling Women Writers Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Brazil, Patagonia, and the U.S from the Nineteenth Century by Natalia Fontes de Oliveira Three Traveling Women Writers Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Brazil, Patagonia, and the U.S from the Nineteenth Century

This book presents an alternative framework for reading nineteenth century women's travel narratives by challenging the traditional paradigms which often limit women's space in print culture. For the first time, through a comparative lens, a Latin American woman's travel narrative...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Teaching Victorian Literature in the Twenty-First Century A Guide to Pedagogy by Laurence W. Mazzeno Teaching Victorian Literature in the Twenty-First Century A Guide to Pedagogy

This edited collection offers undergraduate Literature instructors a guide to the pedagogy and teaching of Victorian literature in liberal arts classrooms.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Dickens and the Virtual City Urban Perception and the Production of Social Space by Estelle Murail Dickens and the Virtual City Urban Perception and the Production of Social Space

This book explores the aesthetic practices used by Dickens to make the space which we have come to know as the Dickensian City. It concentrates on three very precise techniques for the production of social space (counter-mapping, overlaying and troping)....
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/09/2017

Herman Melville by D. E. S. Maxwell Herman Melville

In this fascinating and revealing book, first published in 1968, Maxwell examines the life and work of Herman Melville. By dividing extracts of Melville's work in chronological order, the sections clearly illustrate the various facets of Melville's technique and thought...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions by Wail S. Hassan The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions

The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions encompasses the genesis of the Arabic novel in the second half of the nineteenth century and its development to the present in every Arab country, as well as Arab immigrant writing in many...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Translation as Transformation in Victorian Poetry by Annmarie (Queens College, City University of New York) Drury Translation as Transformation in Victorian Poetry
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Explores how Victorian poetry and translation dynamically influenced one another in an age of empire.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

The Demographic Imagination and the Nineteenth-Century City Paris, London, New York by Nicholas (University College Dublin) Daly The Demographic Imagination and the Nineteenth-Century City Paris, London, New York

Provocative account exploring how a population explosion transformed nineteenth-century European and American culture, creating shared narratives of urban life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

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Social Types in Nineteenth-Century French Literature and Journalism The (Un)Making of National Identity in France by Pauline De Tholozany Social Types in Nineteenth-Century French Literature and Journalism The (Un)Making of National Identity in France

Focusing on social types during the July Monarchy, Pauline de Tholozany argues that they played a role in the construction of a national ideal in France during the period. As Tholozany shows, types such as the dandy, flA neur (including...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

British Travel Writers in Europe 1750-1800 Authorship, Gender, and National Identity by Katherine Turner British Travel Writers in Europe 1750-1800 Authorship, Gender, and National Identity

This title was first published in 2001: Hundreds of European travelogues produced by British travellers between 1750 and 1800 remain out of sight in most libraries and have generally been out of print since the 18th century. While many people...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Tolstoy on Aesthetics What is Art? by H. O. Mounce Tolstoy on Aesthetics What is Art?

This title was first published in 2001: Tolstoy's view of art is discussed in most courses in aesthetics, particularly his main text What is Art? He believed that the importance of art lies not in its purely aesthetic qualities but...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Dickens's Apprentice Years The Making of a Novelist by Duane DeVries Dickens's Apprentice Years The Making of a Novelist

Ever since the fifth instalment of the Pickwick Papers in 1836 scholars have expressed amazement at the virtually overnight emergence of the 24-year-old Charles Dickens from an unknown nobody to the literary lion of the day. At one bound he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Late Ruskin: New Contexts by Francis O'Gorman Late Ruskin: New Contexts

This title was first published in 2001. Ruskin said that 1860 marked the beginning of his 'proper work'. This study presents new, historicized readings of important texts and themes from that late period, 1860-1889, discussing in detail works including Unto...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Dickens on England and the English by Dickens on England and the English

Dickens on England and the English explores Dickens's attitudes towards and relationships to his country, drawing on a very wide range of his fiction. It offers an account of his often complex and contradictory views of the people and the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

What the Victorians Made of Romanticism Material Artifacts, Cultural Practices, and Reception History by Tom Mole What the Victorians Made of Romanticism Material Artifacts, Cultural Practices, and Reception History

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Questions of Authority Italian and Australian Travel Narratives of the Long Nineteenth Century by Laura Olcelli Questions of Authority Italian and Australian Travel Narratives of the Long Nineteenth Century

Questions of Authority investigates Italian-Australian literary travel exchanges throughout the long nineteenth century. The 1800s witnessed major transformations in Australian overseas travel: it gradually evolved from a replica of the Continental Grand Tour of the British, to a more idiosyncratic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

Reading Austen in America by Juliette (Elizabeth Connolly Todd Distinguished Associate Professor, Goucher College, Goucher College, USA) Wells Reading Austen in America
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Reading Austen in America presents a colorful, compelling account of how an appreciative audience for Austen's novels originated and developed in America, and how American readers contributed to the rise of Austen's international fame. Drawing on a range of sources...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Reading Austen in America by Juliette (Elizabeth Connolly Todd Distinguished Associate Professor, Goucher College, Goucher College, USA) Wells Reading Austen in America
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Reading Austen in America presents a colorful, compelling account of how an appreciative audience for Austen's novels originated and developed in America, and how American readers contributed to the rise of Austen's international fame. Drawing on a range of sources...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Global Dilemmas Imperial Bolton-le-Moors from the Hungry Forties to the Death of Leverhulme by Malcolm Hardman Global Dilemmas Imperial Bolton-le-Moors from the Hungry Forties to the Death of Leverhulme

Global Dilemmas documents the cultural debates of a key community of the British Empire from the 1840s to 1925. It completes the account of its printed legacy as pioneer of Reformation, Parliamentary Reform, and Industrial Revolution begun in A Kingdom...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Modernity and Autobiography in Nineteenth-Century America Literary Representations of Communication and Transportation Technologies by James Dobson Modernity and Autobiography in Nineteenth-Century America Literary Representations of Communication and Transportation Technologies

This book examines temporal and formal disruptions found in American autobiographical narratives produced during the end of the nineteenth century.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Charles Dickens and His Publishers by Professor Robert L. (Lynette S. Autrey Professor in Humanities, Rice University) Patten Charles Dickens and His Publishers
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This fascinating volume relates the story of Dicken's social encounters, violent breaches, and uneasy alliances with his publishers and illustrates how the conditions of publishing had much to do with the shape and success of Dicken's career.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Tennyson and Geology Poetry and Poetics by Michelle Geric Tennyson and Geology Poetry and Poetics

This book offers new interpretations of Tennyson's major poems along-side contemporary geology, and specifically Charles Lyell's Principles of Geology (1830-3).
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Scents and Sensibility Perfume in Victorian Literary Culture by Catherine (Professor of Victorian Literature, Queen Mary, University of London) Maxwell Scents and Sensibility Perfume in Victorian Literary Culture
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This lively, accessible, and meticulously researched book is the first to explore Victorian literature through scent and perfume, presenting an extensive range of well-known and unfamiliar texts in intriguing and imaginative new ways that make us re-think literature's relation with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

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Language and Relationship in Wordsworth's Writing by Michael Baron Language and Relationship in Wordsworth's Writing

William Wordsworth (1770-1850) needs little introduction as the central figure in Romantic poetry and a crucial influence in the development of poetry generally. This broad-ranging survey redefines the variety of his writing by showing how it incorporates contemporary concepts of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Mark Twain and Money Language, Capital, and Culture by Henry B. Wonham, Henry B. Wonham Mark Twain and Money Language, Capital, and Culture
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This groundbreaking volume explores the importance of economics and prosperity throughout Samuel Clemens's writing and personal life.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Balzac by Michael Tilby Balzac

This canon of French literature, Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) is also a major European figure in the development of realism. His work is dominated by an inter-related sequence of novels and short stories, La Comedie Humanine, which charts the idiosyncrasies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

English Prose of the Nineteenth Century by Hilary Fraser English Prose of the Nineteenth Century

Hilary Fraser provides a comprehensive and thorough survey of English prose in the nineteenth century which draws from a wide variety of fields including art, literary theory and criticisim, biography, letters, journals, sermons, and travel reportage. Through these works the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

New Essays on John Clare Poetry, Culture and Community by Simon (Oxford Brookes University) Kovesi New Essays on John Clare Poetry, Culture and Community

Essays by leading scholars offer new insights into a remarkable poet and early advocate of environmental ethics and aesthetics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Democratising Beauty in Nineteenth-Century Britain Art and the Politics of Public Life by Lucy (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) Hartley Democratising Beauty in Nineteenth-Century Britain Art and the Politics of Public Life
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This book examines nineteenth-century interests in beauty, and considers whether these aesthetic pursuits were necessary to British public life.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Conrad and Language by Robert Hampson Conrad and Language

The essays in this collection examine Conrad's engagement with specific lexical sets and terminology maritime language, the language of terror, and abstract language; issues of linguistic communication speech, hearing, and writing; and his relationship to specific languages.
Format: Electronic book text - Released: 01/08/2017

British India and Victorian Literary Culture by Maire Ni Fhlathuin British India and Victorian Literary Culture

British India and Victorian Culture extends current scholarship on the Victorian period with a wide-ranging and innovative analysis of the literature of British India.
Format: Electronic book text - Released: 01/08/2017

The Politics of Romanticism The Social Contract and Literature by Zoe Beenstock The Politics of Romanticism The Social Contract and Literature

Zoe Beenstock examines the relationship between two major traditions which have not been considered in conjunction: British Romanticism and social contract philosophy. Her reading offers a new understanding of canonical accounts of retreat by some of British Romanticism s most...
Format: Electronic book text - Released: 01/08/2017

Dark Paradise Pacific Islands in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination by Jennifer Fuller Dark Paradise Pacific Islands in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination

The first monograph to trace the Pacific islands as represented through the lens of British fiction and non-fiction across the long nineteenth century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen by Jocelyn Harris Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen

In Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen, Jocelyn Harris argues that Austen was a satirist and a celebrity-watcher. Exciting new discoveries reveal her opinions on the state of the nation, Captain Cook's death, and women's right to comment on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Nineteenth-Century Verse and Technology Machines of Meter by Jason David Hall Nineteenth-Century Verse and Technology Machines of Meter

This book repositions thinking about rhythm, meter and versification during the Mechanical Age. Cutting across disciplinary boundaries, the book examines the rhythmical workings of poems alongside not only Victorian theories of prosody and poetics but also contemporary thinking about labor...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Acts of Logos in Pushkin and Gogol Petersburg Texts and Subtexts by Kathleen Scollins Acts of Logos in Pushkin and Gogol Petersburg Texts and Subtexts

Examines the 19th-century foundations of St. Petersburg's famous literary heritage, with a focus on the unifying principle of material animation. Ever since Pushkin's 1833 poem The Bronze Horseman, the city has provided a literary space in which inanimate things spring...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Don Manuel CaA+/-ete, cronista literario del romanticismo y del posromanticismo en EspaA+/-a by Donald Allen Randolph Don Manuel CaA+/-ete, cronista literario del romanticismo y del posromanticismo en EspaA+/-a

After a discussion of the youth, education, and early writings of Canete, the author turns to the Madrid years with El Faro and later with El Haraldo. Canete's connection with the Academia Espanola is also discussed as is his response...
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William Wordsworth in Context by Andrew (University of Bristol) Bennett William Wordsworth in Context

This book provides the essential contexts for an understanding of all aspects of the major English Romantic poet, William Wordsworth.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

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