• Irishness and Womanhood in Nineteenth-Century British Writing book cover

    Irishness and Womanhood in Nineteenth-Century British Writing

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Tracy

    In The Wild Irish Girl, the powerful Irish heroine's marriage to a heroic Englishman symbolizes the Anglo-Irish novelist Lady Morgan's re-imagining of the relationship between Ireland and Britain and between men and women. Using this most influential of pro-union novels as his point of departure,…

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  • Joseph Conrad and the Swan Song of Romance book cover

    Joseph Conrad and the Swan Song of Romance

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Isobel Baxter

    In the first critical study wholly devoted to Joseph Conrad's use of techniques associated with the literary tradition of romance, the author argues that Conrad's engagement with the genre invigorated his work throughout his career. Exploring the ways in which Conrad borrows from, alludes…

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  • Language, Custom and Nation in the 1790s: Locke, Tooke, Wordsworth, Edgeworth book cover

    Language, Custom and Nation in the 1790s

    Locke, Tooke, Wordsworth, Edgeworth, 1st Edition

    By Susan Manly

    Language, Custom and Nation in the 1790s shows for the first time how the radical 'Jacobin' poets, and their ideas of a 'revolutionary' poetry, were impelled - even 'invented' - by the seventeenth-century English philosopher John Locke. For too long the revolutionary Romanticism and poetic…

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  • Imagining Soldiers and Fathers in the Mid-Victorian Era: Charlotte Yonge's Models of Manliness book cover

    Imagining Soldiers and Fathers in the Mid-Victorian Era

    Charlotte Yonge's Models of Manliness, 1st Edition

    By Susan Walton

    Beginning with the premise that women's perceptions of manliness are crucial to its construction, The author focuses on the life and writings of Charlotte Yonge as a prism for understanding the formulation of masculinities in the Victorian period. Yonge was a prolific writer whose bestselling…

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  • Charles Knight: Educator, Publisher, Writer book cover

    Charles Knight

    Educator, Publisher, Writer, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Gray

    Charles Knight: Educator, Publisher, Writer is the first modern book-length study of this important nineteenth-century educational reformer, author, and publisher. Though he made significant contributions during his lifetime to the cause of popular education, providing inexpensive but quality…

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  • Collaboration in the Arts from the Middle Ages to the Present book cover

    Collaboration in the Arts from the Middle Ages to the Present

    1st Edition

    By Silvia Bigliazzi

    'Collaboration' is a complex cultural and political phenomenon: the combined practice of two or more artists, simultaneously or across time, or the willing (and therefore publicly reprehensible) collusion implied by the term's specifically historical meaning. These interdisciplinary essays propose…

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  • Evangelicals Etcetera: Conflict and Conviction in the Church of England's Parties book cover

    Evangelicals Etcetera

    Conflict and Conviction in the Church of England's Parties, 1st Edition

    By Kelvin Randall

    The ordination of a gay bishop in the USA revealed sharp differences in the Anglican Church world wide. The Church of England is seen as torn apart by divisions. Evangelical churches and clergy threaten separation. Behind the conflicts lies 'churchmanship'. 'Anglo-catholic', 'Evangelical', 'Liberal…

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  • Pollastra and the Origins of Twelfth Night: Parthenio, commedia (1516) with an English Translation book cover

    Pollastra and the Origins of Twelfth Night

    Parthenio, commedia (1516) with an English Translation, 1st Edition

    By Louise George Clubb

    Pollastra and the Origins of Twelfth Night addresses two closely linked and increasingly studied issues: the nature of the relation of Shakespeare's plays to Italian culture, and the technology of modern theater invented in Renaissance Italy. The discovery of forgotten works by Giovanni Lappoli,…

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  • The Shakespearean International Yearbook: Volume 4: Shakespeare Studies Today book cover

    The Shakespearean International Yearbook

    Volume 4: Shakespeare Studies Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Turner

    This eighth volume of The Shakespearean International Yearbook presents a special section on 'European Shakespeares', proceeding from the claim that Shakespeare's literary craft was not just native English or British, but was filtered and fashioned through a Renaissance awareness that needs to be…

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  • Williams on South Asian Religions and Immigration: Collected Works book cover

    Williams on South Asian Religions and Immigration

    Collected Works, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Brady Williams

    The dual foci for this collection of the author's most important writings are Swaminarayan Hinduism and South Asian immigrants in the United States. Both are topics of wide and growing interest in India and in many countries where South Indians have settled. Swaminarayan Hinduism's growth in the…

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  • Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: 'How Sister Ursula was once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice' book cover

    Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent

    'How Sister Ursula was once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice', 1st Edition

    By Nicky Hallett

    Presenting a remarkable set of previously unpublished papers, this book concerns the bewitchment, possession and exorcism of two seventeenth-century nuns living in exile in an English convent in the Spanish Netherlands. The two women left behind an extensive set of personal writing that reveals…

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  • Women in Europe between the Wars: Politics, Culture and Society book cover

    Women in Europe between the Wars

    Politics, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    By Angela Kimyongür

    The central aim of this interdisciplinary book is to make visible the intentionality behind the 'forgetting' of European women's contributions during the period between the two world wars in the context of politics, culture and society. It also seeks to record and analyse women's agency in the…

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