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  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    av Anonymous

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780921149927

    Original text along with facing-page translation.The fourteenth-century poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is one of the greatest classics of English literature, but one of the least accessible to most twentieth-century readers. Written in an obsc…

  • The Pool in the Desert

    The Pool in the Desert
    av Sara Jeanette Duncan

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111537

    In The Pool in the Desert, first published in 1903, Sara Jeannette Duncan explores the impact of isolation on the small British communities of Victorian India. In the four stories collected here-"The Pool in the Desert," "A Mother in India," "An Imp…

  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111803

    Jane Eyre, the story of a young girl and her passage into adulthood, was an immediate commercial success at the time of its original publication in 1847. Its representation of the underside of domestic life and the hypocrisy behind religious enthusi…

  • Memoirs of the Author of a VI Pb

    Memoirs of the Author of a VI Pb
    av William Godwin

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112596

    This collection demonstrates the importance of Mary Hays (1759-1843) as an advanced and innovative thinker, philosophical commentator, and writer of deliberately experimental fiction.

  • A History of Old English Literature

    A History of Old English Literature
    av Michael Alexander

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551113227

    Alexander's A History of Old English Literature is an outstanding introduction to a difficult period of literary history. It provides a simple historical and cultural context for the study of the Anglo-Saxons, and offers a history, illustrated by ma…

  • Letters of a Hindu Rajah

    Letters of a Hindu Rajah
    av Elizabeth Hamilton

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111759

    "This edition is an important contribution to scholarship in the long eighteenth century." -- Tara Ghoshal Wallace, George Washington University

  • Castle of Otranto

    Castle of Otranto
    av Horace Walpole

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551113043

    This Broadview edition pairs the first Gothic novel with the first Gothic drama, both by Horace Walpole. Published on Christmas Eve, 1764, on Walpole's private press at Strawberry Hill, his Gothicized country house, The Castle of Otranto became an i…

  • Heart and Science

    Heart and Science
    av Wilkie Collins

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111247

    Wilkie Collins's later novels are often as concerned with social issues as they are with simple storytelling-but as more and more critics are suggesting, the best of them are as readable and thought-provoking today as they were when they first appea…

  • The Witlings and The Woman-Hater

    The Witlings and The Woman-Hater
    av Frances Burney

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551113784

    This Broadview edition pairs two of Frances Burney's linked comedies. They both present the character of Lady Smatter, a "femme savante" whose lineage may be traced back to Moliere; they both centre on the misfortunes of the "elle" figure, the dispo…

  • Little Women Pb

    Little Women Pb
    av Louisa May Alcott

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111919

    Louisa May Alcott wrote Little Women as a study of an American family during the Civil War. It was also very closely based on her own experience as a member of the Alcott family. The protagonist of the story, Josephine "Jo" March is based on Louisa…

  • The Tragedy of Mariam

    The Tragedy of Mariam

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551110431

    "Stephanie Hodgson-Wright's excellent edition of this important work is the most user-friendly available." -- Jacqueline Pearson, University of Manchester

  • Age of Innocence Pb

    Age of Innocence Pb
    av Edith Wharton

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551113364

    "No one working on Wharton today places her so accurately as Nowlin." -- Linda Wagner-Martin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • My Antonia

    My Antonia
    av Willa Cather

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551114910

    Willa Cather's My Antonia is considered one of the most significant American novels of the twentieth century. Set during the great migration west to settle the plains of the North American continent, the narrative follows Antonia Shimerda, a pioneer…

  • The Missionary

    The Missionary
    av Sydney Owenson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112633

    Set in seventeenth-century India, The Missionary focuses on the relationship between Hilarion, a Portuguese missionary to India, and Luxima, an Indian prophetess. Both are aristocratic, devoted to their religions, bound by vows of chastity, and begi…

  • Imre

    Imre
    av Edward Prime-Stevenson

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551113586

    Imre is one of the first openly gay American novels with a happy ending. Described by the author as ""a little psychological romance,"" the narrative follows two men who meet by chance in a cafe; in Budapest, where they forge a friendship that leads…

  • Dracula

    Dracula
    av Bram Stoker

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111360

    To borrow a phrase used by one of the characters in the novel, Dracula is "nineteenth century up-to-date with a vengeance." In her introduction to this edition Glennis Byron first discusses the famous novel as an expression not of universal fears an…

  • Hermsprong

    Hermsprong
    av Robert Bage

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112794

    Robert Bage's Hermsprong satirizes English society of the 1790s targeting, in particular, corrupt clergymen, grasping lawyers and wicked aristocrats. The protagonist, a European raised among Native Americans, visits Europe and is dismayed by what he…

  • Felix Holt

    Felix Holt
    av George Eliot

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112282

    In 1832, Harold Transome arrives home from the East to inherit the family estate, and startles his family by standing as a Radical candidate. He is well-intentioned but misguided, and his character is contrasted with idealistic artisan, Felix Holt.'

  • Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551110288

    Elizabeth Bennet is Austen's most liberated and unambiguously appealing heroine, and Pride and Prejudice has remained over most of the past two centuries Austen's most popular novel. The story turns on the marriage prospects of the five daughters of…

  • Life in the Sick Room

    Life in the Sick Room
    av Harriet Martineau

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112657

    Believing herself to be suffering from an incurable condition, Harriet Martineau wrote Life in the Sick-Room in 1844. In this work, which is both memoir and treatise, Martineau seeks to educate the healthy and ill alike on the spiritual and psycholo…

  • Plays on the Passions

    Plays on the Passions
    av Joanna Baillie

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111858

    Baillie's eminently readable dramas stand at the crossroads of the Scottish Enlightenment and early Romanticism, and compellingly engage with questions of women's rights. Her exploration of the passions, first published in 1798, is here reissued wit…

  • Marcella Pb

    Marcella Pb
    av Mary Augusta Ward

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111704

    "This new edition is a great resource for readers interested in Victorian literature and culture, or just interested in good fiction." -- Patrick Brantlinger, Indiana University

  • Set in Authority

    Set in Authority
    av Sarah Jeannette Duncan

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551110806

    In 1906, two years after the appearance of her best-known novel, The Imperialist, Duncan published its darker twin, an Anglo-Indian novel which returns to political themes but with a deeper and more clinical irony than in her previous work. Set in A…

  • The Adventures of Rivella

    The Adventures of Rivella
    av Delarivier Manley

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111216

    The Broadview Editions series is an effort to represent the ever-changing canon of literature in English by bringing together texts long regarded as classics with valuable, lesser-known literature. Newly type-set and produced on high-quality paper i…

  • Memoirs of Emma Courtney

    Memoirs of Emma Courtney
    av Mary Hays

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551113142

    "This wonderful formerly obscure novel now yields the intellectual excitement and scandalous frisson that it generated upon publication." -- Sandra Sherman, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

  • Memoirs of Emma Courtney

    Memoirs of Emma Courtney
    av Mary Hays

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111551

    Mary Hay''s first novel, Memoirs of Emma Courtney, transgresses literary and social conventions with its outspoken heroine who pursues the man she loves. It concerns itself with issues of female dependence, sexuality, and woman''s role in society.'

  • Desmond

    Desmond
    av Charlotte Smith

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112749

    Desmond is a political novel about the French Revolution. It is Charlotte Smith's only epistolary work, and it is her most politically radical piece. Written in response to Edmund Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France, Smith's Desmond fuse…

  • The Mayor of Casterbridge

    The Mayor of Casterbridge
    av Thomas Hardy

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111223

    Michael Henchard gets drunk at a fair and se lls his wife and child for five guineas to a sailor. Henchar d proves to be violent, selfish, greedy and crude, yet at th e same time he is magnanimous and humble. '

  • Translations of the Letters of a Hindoo Rajah

    Translations of the Letters of a Hindoo Rajah
    av Elizabeth Hamilton, Shannon Russell, Pamela Perkins

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551113104

  • Millennium Hall

    Millennium Hall
    av Sarah Scott

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551110158

    In 1750 at the age of twenty-seven Sarah Scott published her first novel, a conventional romance. A year later she left her husband after only a few months of marriage and devoted herself thereafter to writing and to promoting such causes as the cre…

  • Essays on Race and Empire

    Essays on Race and Empire
    av Nancy Cunard

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112305

    This edition assembles the major essays on race and imperialism written by Nancy Cunard in the 1930s and 1940s. As a British expatriate living in France, and as a politically-engaged poet, editor, publisher, and journalist, Nancy Cunard devoted much…

  • The Time Machine

    The Time Machine
    av H. G. Wells

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551113050

    Wells was interested in the implications of evolutionary theory on the future of human beings at the biological, sociological, and cultural levels, and The Time Machine, short and readable, draws on many of the social and scientific debates of the t…

  • Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems Pb

    Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems Pb
    av Emma Lazarus

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112855

    "An impressive achievement!" -- Denise D. Knight, State University of New York, Cortland

  • The Clandestine Marriage

    The Clandestine Marriage
    av David Garrick

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551110271

    "This imaginative collection takes us to the London theatre c. 1766 for an 'evening's entertainment' of sparkling comedies." -- Peter Sabor, McGill University

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111261

    In Oscar Wilde's famous novel, Dorian Gray is tempted by Henry Wotton to sell his soul in order to hold on to beauty and youth. Dorian succumbs and murders the portrait painter Basil Haliward, who stands between him and his goal. Though in the end v…

  • Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112473

    Critics often comment on the importance of landscape in Wuthering Heights, and in this edition, Christopher Heywood locates the text more precisely than previous editions amid Yorkshire's limestone north and moorland south, drawing out the importanc…

  • Phoebe Junior Pb

    Phoebe Junior Pb
    av Margaret Oliphant

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112961

    The supplemental materials to this edition of Phoebe Junior provide a rich background for examining key nineteenth-century issues such as religion and church reform, gender and the woman question, society and politics.

  • The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

    The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
    av Olaudah Equiano

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112626

    The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself was the first work that influenced the nineteenth-century genre of slave narrative autobiographies. Written and published by Equiano, a forme…

  • Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant

    Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant
    av Margaret Oliphant

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112763

    After the death of Margaret Oliphant - the prolific nineteenth century novelist, biographer, essayist, reviewer, and prominent voice on the "woman question" - two well-intending relatives took the autobiographical manuscripts she composed over a thi…

  • Love in Excess

    Love in Excess
    av Eliza Haywood

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551113678

    Eliza Haywood (1693-1756) was on of the most successful writers of her time; indeed, the two most popular English novels in the early eighteenth-century were Robinson Crusoe and Haywood's first novel, Love in Excess. As this edition enables modern r…

  • The Old Manor House

    The Old Manor House
    av Charlotte Smith

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112138

    In The Old Manor House (1794), Charlotte Smith combines elements of the romance, the Gothic, recent history, and culture to produce both a social document and a compelling novel. A "property romance," the love story of Orlando and Monimia revolves a…

  • Private Memoirs and Confessions Pb

    Private Memoirs and Confessions Pb
    av James Hogg

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112268

    "Adrian Hunter's thorough introduction and detailed annotations make this an essential edition for all students of Hogg's great novel." -- Duncan Wu, St. Catherine's College, Oxford University

  • Mansfield Park

    Mansfield Park
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551110981

    Mansfield Park is Austen's darkest, and most complex novel. In contrast to the confident and vivacious heroines of Emma and Pride and Prejudice, its central character, Fanny Price, is a shy and vulnerable poor relation who finds the courage to stand…

  • Caleb Williams

    Caleb Williams
    av William Godwin

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112497

    William Godwin was one of the most popular novelists of the Romantic era; P.B. Shelley praised him, Byron drew heavily on his narrative style, and Mary Shelley, Godwin's daughter, dedicated Frankenstein to him. Caleb Williams is the riveting account…

  • Father and Daughter Pb

    Father and Daughter Pb
    av Opie

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111872

    "This edition is wonderfully rich. It is a pleasure to know that the text that made Opie's reputation in her own day is back in print and prepared by such able hands." -- Christine M. Cooper, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  • The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds
    av H. G. Wells

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551113531

    H. G. Wells's The War of the Worlds, the first story to speculate about the consequences of aliens (from Mars) with superior technology landing on earth, is one of the most influential science fiction books ever written. The novel is both a thrillin…

  • Evelina

    Evelina
    av Frances Burney

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112374

    The reputation of Frances Burney (1752-1840) was largely established with her first novel, Evelina. Published anonymously in 1778, it is an epistolary account of a sheltered young woman's entrance into society and her experience of family. Its comed…

  • East Lynne

    East Lynne
    av Ellen Wood

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551112343

    Lady Isabel Carlyle, a beautiful and refined young woman, leaves her hard-working but neglectful lawyer-husband and her infant children to elope with an aristocratic suitor. After he deserts her, and she bears their illegitimate child, Lady Isabel d…

  • The Evil Genius

    The Evil Genius
    av Wilkie Collins

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551110172

    "Collins' boldness in drawing sympathetic portraits of both the wife and 'the other woman' is astonishingly modern. The novel well deserves to be brought back into print." -- Catherine Peters, Oxford University

  • Serious Proposal to the Ladies

    Serious Proposal to the Ladies
    av Mary Astell

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551113067

    Mary Astell's A Serious Proposal to the Ladies is one of the most important and neglected works advocating the establishment of women's academies. Its reception was so controversial that Astell responded with a lengthy sequel, also in this volume. T…

  • Sense and Sensibility

    Sense and Sensibility
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781551111254

    Jane Austen's first published novel, Sense and Sensibility, is a witty satire of the sentimental novel, a popular genre in Britain throughout the 1790s and the Regency. When it first appeared in 1811, the words in its title carried significant cultu…