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The Forgotten Alcott Essays on the Artistic Legacy and Literary Life of May Alcott Nieriker

The Forgotten Alcott: Essays on the Artistic Legacy and Literary Life of May Alcott Nieriker

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Edited By Azelina Flint, Lauren Hehmeyer
December 24, 2021

This collection is the first academic study of the captivating life and career of expatriate artist, writer and activist, May Alcott Nieriker. Nieriker is known as the sister of Louisa May Alcott and model for "Amy March" in Alcott’s Little Women. As this book reveals, she was much more than "Amy"-...

Nineteenth-Century Visions of Race British Travel Writing about America

Nineteenth-Century Visions of Race: British Travel Writing about America

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By Justyna Fruzińska
November 30, 2021

Nineteenth-Century Visions of Race: British Travel Writing about America concerns the depiction of racial Others in travel writing produced by British travelers coming to America between 1815 and 1861.The travelers’ discussion of slavery and of the situation of Native Americans constituted an ...

Touch, Sexuality, and Hands in British Literature, 1740–1901

Touch, Sexuality, and Hands in British Literature, 1740–1901

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By Kimberly Cox
September 06, 2021

From Robert Lovelace’s uninvited hand-grasps in Samuel Richardson’s Clarissa to to Basil Hallward’s first encounter with Dorian Gray, literary depictions of touching hands in British literature from the 1740s to the 1890s communicate emotional dimensions of sexual experience that reflect shifting ...

Doctrine and Difference Readings in Classic American Literature

Doctrine and Difference: Readings in Classic American Literature

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By Michael J. Colacurcio
July 30, 2021

Doctrine and Difference: Readings in Classic American Literature aims to expand and deepen the inquiry begun in the volume from 2007. Beginning with an essay on the avowedly Puritan poetry of Anne Bradstreet and ending with two not-quite-secular novels from late in the 19th century, this volume ...

The Matrilineal Heritage of Louisa May Alcott and Christina Rossetti

The Matrilineal Heritage of Louisa May Alcott and Christina Rossetti

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By Azelina Flint
July 30, 2021

In an unprecedented comparison of two of the most important female authors of the nineteenth century, Azelina Flint foregrounds the influence of the religious communities that shaped Louisa May Alcott’s and Christina Rossetti’s visions of female creativity. In the early stages of the authors’ ...

The Nineteenth Century Periodical Press and the Development of Detective Fiction

The Nineteenth Century Periodical Press and the Development of Detective Fiction

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By Samuel Saunders
May 12, 2021

This book re-imagines nineteenth-century detective fiction as a literary genre that was connected to, and nurtured by, contemporary periodical journalism. Whilst ‘detective fiction’ is almost universally-accepted to have originated in the nineteenth century, a variety of widely-accepted scholarly ...

Victorian Pets and Poetry

Victorian Pets and Poetry

1st Edition

Edited By Kevin A. Morrison
May 10, 2021

Some of the most celebrated poets of the Victorian era wrote—at times movingly or humorously—about their pets. They did so in a wider literary context, for poetry about pets was ubiquitous in the period. Animal welfare organizations utilized poems about canine and feline suffering in institutional ...

Robert Seymour and Nineteenth-Century Print Culture Sketches by Seymour and Comic Illustration

Robert Seymour and Nineteenth-Century Print Culture: Sketches by Seymour and Comic Illustration

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By Brian Maidment
April 26, 2021

Robert Seymour and Nineteenth-Century Print Culture is the first book-length study of the original illustrator of Dickens’s Pickwick Papers. Discussion of the range and importance of Seymour’s work as a jobbing illustrator in the 1820s and 1830s is at the centre of the book. A bibliographical study...

Jane Austen and Literary Theory

Jane Austen and Literary Theory

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By Shawn Normandin
March 12, 2021

Jane Austen was one of the most adventurous thinkers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, but one would probably never guess that by reading her critics. Perhaps no canonical author in English literature has proven, until now, more resistant to theory. Tracing the political ...

The Nineteenth Century Revis(it)ed The New Historical Fiction

The Nineteenth Century Revis(it)ed: The New Historical Fiction

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By Ina Bergmann
December 30, 2020

The Nineteenth Century Revis(it)ed: The New Historical Fiction explores the renaissance of the American historical novel at the turn of the twenty-first century. The study examines the revision of nineteenth-century historical events in cultural products against the background of recent theoretical...

The Bohemian Republic Transnational Literary Networks in the Nineteenth Century

The Bohemian Republic: Transnational Literary Networks in the Nineteenth Century

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By James Gatheral
November 30, 2020

In the mid-nineteenth century successive cultural Bohemias were proclaimed in Paris, London, New York, and Melbourne. Focusing on networks and borders as the central modes of analysis, this book charts for the first time Bohemia’s cross-Channel, transatlantic, and trans-Pacific migrations, locating...

“Music Makers” and World Creators The Forms And Functions Of Embedded Poems In British Fantasy Narratives

“Music Makers” and World Creators: The Forms And Functions Of Embedded Poems In British Fantasy Narratives

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By Michaela Hausmann
October 23, 2020

Many works of fantasy literature feature a considerable number of embedded poems, some written by the authors themselves, some borrowed and transformed from other authors. Exploring the mechanisms of this mix and the interaction between individual poems and the overall narrative, this monograph ...

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