By Stephen Bygrave
November 15, 1996
Romantic Writings is an ideal introduction to the cultural phenomenon of Romanticism - one of the most important European literary movements and the cradle of 'Modern' culture. Here you will find an accessible introduction to the well-known male Romantic writers - Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, ...
By Lizbeth Goodman, W.R. Owens
September 11, 1996
A clear introduction to the idea of the canon, exploring the process by which certain works, and not others, receive high cultural status. The work of Shakespeare and Aphra Behn is used to illustrate and challenge this process....
By Lizbeth Goodman
May 01, 1996
Literature and Gender combines an introduction to and an anthology of literary texts which powerfully demonstrate the relevance of gender issues to the study of literature. The volume covers all three major literary genres - poetry, fiction and drama - and closely examines a wide range of themes, ...
By Dennis Walder
March 26, 1996
This book guides the student through the fundamentals of this enduring literary form. By using carefully selected novels and discussing a wide range of authors including Emily Dickinson and John Kincaid, the authors provide a lively examination of the particular themes and modes of realist novels ...