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  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854: Volume I: Jemima Kindersley, Letters from the Island of Teneriffe, Brazil, the Cape of Good Hope and the East Indies (1777); and Maria Graham, Journal of a Residence in India (1812) book cover

    Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854

    Volume I: Jemima Kindersley, Letters from the Island of Teneriffe, Brazil, the Cape of Good Hope and the East Indies (1777); and Maria Graham, Journal of a Residence in India (1812), 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Thompson

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    eBook – 2020-02-27
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854: Volume II: Harriet Newell, Memoirs of Mrs Harriet Newell, Wife of the Reverend Samuel Newell, American Missionary to India (1815); and Eliza Fay, Letters from India (1817) book cover

    Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854

    Volume II: Harriet Newell, Memoirs of Mrs Harriet Newell, Wife of the Reverend Samuel Newell, American Missionary to India (1815); and Eliza Fay, Letters from India (1817), 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrina O'Loughlin

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    eBook – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854: Volume III: Mrs A. Deane, A Tour through the Upper Provinces of Hindustan (1823); and Julia Charlotte Maitland, Letters from Madras During the Years 1836-39, by a Lady (1843) book cover

    Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854

    Volume III: Mrs A. Deane, A Tour through the Upper Provinces of Hindustan (1823); and Julia Charlotte Maitland, Letters from Madras During the Years 1836-39, by a Lady (1843), 1st Edition

    Edited by Éadaoin Agnew

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    eBook – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854: Volume IV: Mary Martha Sherwood, The Life of Mrs Sherwood (1854) book cover

    Women's Travel Writings in India 1777–1854

    Volume IV: Mary Martha Sherwood, The Life of Mrs Sherwood (1854), 1st Edition

    Edited by Betty Hagglund

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    eBook – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Sir Thomas More V1 book cover

    Sir Thomas More V1

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Duggett, Tim Fulford

    In 1829 Robert Southey published a book of his imaginary conversations with the original Utopian: Sir Thomas More; or Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society. The product of almost two decades of social and political engagement, Colloquies is Southey’s most important late prose work,…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Sir Thomas More V2 book cover

    Sir Thomas More V2

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Duggett, Tim Fulford

    In 1829 Robert Southey published a book of his imaginary conversations with the original Utopian: Sir Thomas More; or Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society. The product of almost two decades of social and political engagement, Colloquies is Southey’s most important late prose work,…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Marmaduke Herbert; or, the Fatal Error: by Marguerite Blessington book cover

    Marmaduke Herbert; or, the Fatal Error

    by Marguerite Blessington, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Schmid

    In the early and mid-nineteenth century, Marguerite Blessington, who had been born in Ireland but spent most of her life in London, became a famous salonnière; she was generally regarded as an important contemporary author, but as no literary executor took care of her oeuvre posthumously, she…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women's Novels

  • Pages from the Past: Medieval Writing Skills and Manuscript Books book cover

    Pages from the Past

    Medieval Writing Skills and Manuscript Books, 1st Edition

    By M.B. Parkes, edited by P.R. Robinson

    In the present collection of articles by Malcolm Parkes two overarching concerns emerge: the palaeography of manuscript books in relation to what Parkes has previously called the 'grammar of legibility'; and the importance of considering the circumstances in which medieval books were produced,…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin: Volume I book cover

    The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin: Volume II book cover

    The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang book cover

    The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Hubbard

    A novelist, poet, literary critic and anthropologist, Andrew Lang is best known for his publications on folklore, mythology and religion; many have grown up with the ‘colour’ Fairy Books which he compiled between 1889 and 1910. This three volume set presents a selection of his work in these areas.…

    eBook – 2017-01-12
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang: Volume I: Folklore, Mythology, Anthropology; General and Theoretical book cover

    The Selected Writings of Andrew Lang

    Volume I: Folklore, Mythology, Anthropology; General and Theoretical, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Hubbard

    A novelist, poet, literary critic and anthropologist, Andrew Lang is best known for his publications on folklore, mythology and religion; many have grown up with the ‘colour’ Fairy Books which he compiled between 1889 and 1910. This three volume set presents a selection of his work in these areas.…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

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