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  • Novel Bodies

    Novel Bodies
    av Jason S. Farr

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481071

    Novel Bodies examines the significant role that disability plays in shaping the British literary history of sexuality. Jason S. Farr shows that various eighteenth-century novelists represent disability and sexuality in flexible ways to reconfigure t…

  • Novel Bodies

    Novel Bodies
    av Jason S. Farr

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481088

    Novel Bodies examines the significant role that disability plays in shaping the British literary history of sexuality. Jason S. Farr shows that various eighteenth-century novelists represent disability and sexuality in flexible ways to reconfigure t…

  • Cultivating Peace

    Cultivating Peace
    av Melissa Schoenberger

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684480470

    During the decades following the English civil wars, British poets seeking to make sense of lingering political instabilities turned to Virgil’s Georgics. This ancient poem betrays deep ambivalences about war, political power, and empire, and…

  • Cultivating Peace

    Cultivating Peace
    av Melissa Schoenberger

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684480487

  • Rewriting Crusoe

    Rewriting Crusoe

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482313

    Published in 1719, Defoe's Robinson Crusoe is one of those extraordinary literary works whose importance lies not only in the text itself but in its persistently lively afterlife. German author Johann Gottfried Schnabel - who in 1731 penned his own…

  • Rewriting Crusoe

    Rewriting Crusoe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482320

    Published in 1719, Defoe's Robinson Crusoe is one of those extraordinary literary works whose importance lies not only in the text itself but in its persistently lively afterlife. German author Johann Gottfried Schnabel - who in 1731 penned his own…

  • Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey

    Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482771

    Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy continues to be as widely read and admired as upon its first appearance. Deemed more accessible than Sterne's Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and often assigned as a c…

  • Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey

    Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482764

    Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy continues to be as widely read and admired as upon its first appearance. Deemed more accessible than Sterne's Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and often assigned as a c…

  • Romantic Automata

    Romantic Automata

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481767

    A deep dread of puppets and the machinery that propels them surfaced in Romantic literature in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century; Romantic Automata is a collection of essays examining the rise of cultural suspicion of all imitations o…

  • Romantic Automata

    Romantic Automata

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481774

    A deep dread of puppets and the machinery that propels them surfaced in Romantic literature in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century; Romantic Automata is a collection of essays examining the rise of cultural suspicion of all imitations o…

  • Beside the Bard

    Beside the Bard
    av George S. Christian

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481828

    Beside the Bard argues that Scottish poetry in the age of Burns reclaims not a single past, dominated and overwritten by the unitary national language of an elite ruling class, but a past that conceptualizes the Scottish nation in terms of local sel…

  • Beside the Bard

    Beside the Bard
    av George S. Christian

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481811

    Beside the Bard argues that Scottish poetry in the age of Burns reclaims not a single past, dominated and overwritten by the unitary national language of an elite ruling class, but a past that conceptualizes the Scottish nation in terms of local sel…

  • Fire on the Water

    Fire on the Water
    av Lenora Warren

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684480180

  • Fire on the Water

    Fire on the Water
    av Lenora Warren

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684480173

    Lenora Warren tells a new story about the troubled history of abolition and slave violence by examining representations of shipboard mutiny and insurrection in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Anglo-American and American literature. Fir…

  • Transatlantic Women Travelers, 1688-1843

    Transatlantic Women Travelers, 1688-1843

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482979

    This important new collection explores representations of late seventeenth- through mid-nineteenth-century transatlantic women travelers across a range of historical and literary works. While at one time transatlantic studies concentrated predominan…

  • Community and Solitude

    Community and Solitude
    av Anthony W. Lee

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684480234

  • Intelligent Souls?

    Intelligent Souls?
    av Samara Anne Cahill

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684480982

    Intelligent Souls? offers a new understanding of Islam in eighteenth-century Britain. Samara A. Cahill explores two overlapping strands of thinking about women and Islam, which produce the phenomenon of 'feminist orientalism.' One strand describes s…

  • Intelligent Souls?

    Intelligent Souls?
    av Samara Anne Cahill

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684480975

    Intelligent Souls? offers a new understanding of Islam in eighteenth-century Britain. Samara A. Cahill explores two overlapping strands of thinking about women and Islam, which produce the phenomenon of 'feminist orientalism.' One strand describes s…

  • Narrative Mourning

    Narrative Mourning
    av Kathleen M. Oliver

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481927

    Narrative Mourning explores death and its relics as they appear within the confines of the eighteenth-century British novel. It argues that the cultural disappearance of the dead/dying body and the introduction of consciousness as humanity's newfoun…

  • Narrative Mourning

    Narrative Mourning
    av Kathleen M. Oliver

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481910

    Narrative Mourning explores death and its relics as they appear within the confines of the eighteenth-century British novel. It argues that the cultural disappearance of the dead/dying body and the introduction of consciousness as humanity's newfoun…

  • Robinson Crusoe after 300 Years

    Robinson Crusoe after 300 Years

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482870

    When Defoe published The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe and The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe in 1719, he could not have imagined that Crusoe, Friday, and a footprint in the sand would enjoy global recognition 300…

  • Robinson Crusoe after 300 Years

    Robinson Crusoe after 300 Years

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482863

    When Defoe published The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe and The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe in 1719, he could not have imagined that Crusoe, Friday, and a footprint in the sand would enjoy global recognition 300…

  • Lothario's Corpse

    Lothario's Corpse
    av Daniel Gustafson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482115

    Lothario's Corpse unearths a performance history, on and off the stage, of Restoration libertine drama in Britain's eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. While standard theater histories emphasize libertine drama's gradual disappearance from th…

  • Lothario's Corpse

    Lothario's Corpse
    av Daniel Gustafson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482122

    Lothario's Corpse unearths a performance history, on and off the stage, of Restoration libertine drama in Britain's eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. While standard theater histories emphasize libertine drama's gradual disappearance from th…

  • Limits of Familiarity

    Limits of Familiarity

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684483914

    What did Wordsworth wear, and where did he walk? Who was Byron’s new mistress, and how did his marriage fare? Answers—sometimes accurate, sometimes not—were tantalizingly at the ready for Romantic-era readers. Confessional poetry,…

  • Limits of Familiarity

    Limits of Familiarity

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684483907

    What did Wordsworth wear, and where did he walk? Who was Byron’s new mistress, and how did his marriage fare? Answers—sometimes accurate, sometimes not—were tantalizingly at the ready for Romantic-era readers. Confessional poetry,…

  • Political Affairs of the Heart

    Political Affairs of the Heart

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684484065

    Richly researched and engagingly written, Political Affairs of the Heart traces the emergence of female sentimental travel writing in late eighteenth-century Britain, and posits its centrality to women’s engagement with national and gender pol…

  • Political Affairs of the Heart

    Political Affairs of the Heart

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684484058

    Richly researched and engagingly written, Political Affairs of the Heart traces the emergence of female sentimental travel writing in late eighteenth-century Britain, and posits its centrality to women’s engagement with national and gender pol…

  • The Printed Reader

    The Printed Reader
    av Amelia Dale

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481033

    Shortlisted for the 2021 British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS) book prize. The Printed Reader explores the transformative power of reading in the eighteenth century, and how this was expressed in the fascination with Don Quixote and in a p…

  • Hemispheres and Stratospheres

    Hemispheres and Stratospheres

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482016

    Nowhere is distance so near-at-hand as in Enlightenment culture. Whether in the telescopic surveys of early astronomers, the panoramas of painters, the diaries of travelers, the prospects of landscape architects, or the tales of novelists, distance…

  • Hemispheres and Stratospheres

    Hemispheres and Stratospheres

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482023

    Nowhere is distance so near-at-hand as in Enlightenment culture. Whether in the telescopic surveys of early astronomers, the panoramas of painters, the diaries of travelers, the prospects of landscape architects, or the tales of novelists, distance…

  • Jane Austen and Comedy

    Jane Austen and Comedy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684480784

    Jane Austen and Comedy takes for granted two related notions. First, Jane Austen's books are funny; they induce laughter, and that laughter is worth attending to for a variety of reasons. Second, Jane Austen's books are comedies, understandable both…

  • Jane Austen and Comedy

    Jane Austen and Comedy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684480777

    Jane Austen and Comedy takes for granted two related notions. First, Jane Austen's books are funny; they induce laughter, and that laughter is worth attending to for a variety of reasons. Second, Jane Austen's books are comedies, understandable both…

  • The Novel Stage

    The Novel Stage
    av Marcie Frank

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481682

    Marcie Frank's study traces the migration of tragicomedy, the comedy of manners, and melodrama from the stage to the novel, offering a dramatic new approach to the history of the English novel that examines how the collaboration of genres contribute…

  • The Global Wordsworth

    The Global Wordsworth
    av Katherine Bergren

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684480128

    The Global Wordsworth examines Anglophone writers who repurposed William Wordsworth’s poetry. By reading Wordsworth in dialog with J. M. Coetzee, Lydia Maria Child, and Jamaica Kincaid, Katherine Bergren revitalizes our understanding of Wordsw…

  • Community and Solitude

    Community and Solitude

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684480227

    Samuel Johnson’s life was situated within a rich social and intellectual community of friendships—and antagonisms. Community and Solitude is a collection of ten essays that explores relationships between Johnson and several of his main c…

  • The Novel Stage

    The Novel Stage
    av Marcie Frank

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481675

    Marcie Frank's study traces the migration of tragicomedy, the comedy of manners, and melodrama from the stage to the novel, offering a dramatic new approach to the history of the English novel that examines how the collaboration of genres contribute…

  • The Printed Reader

    The Printed Reader
    av Amelia Dale

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481026

    Shortlisted for the 2021 British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS) book prize. The Printed Reader explores the transformative power of reading in the eighteenth century, and how this was expressed in the fascination with Don Quixote and in a p…

  • The Imprisoned Traveler

    The Imprisoned Traveler
    av Keith Crook

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481620

    The Imprisoned Traveler is a fascinating portrait of a unique book, its context, and its elusive author. Joseph Forsyth, traveling through an Italy plundered by Napoleon, was unjustly imprisoned in 1803 by the French as an enemy alien. Out of his ar…

  • The Imprisoned Traveler

    The Imprisoned Traveler
    av Keith Crook

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684481637

    The Imprisoned Traveler is a fascinating portrait of a unique book, its context, and its elusive author. Joseph Forsyth, traveling through an Italy plundered by Napoleon, was unjustly imprisoned in 1803 by the French as an enemy alien. Out of his ar…

  • Transatlantic Women Travelers, 1688-1843

    Transatlantic Women Travelers, 1688-1843

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684482962

    This important new collection explores representations of late seventeenth- through mid-nineteenth-century transatlantic women travelers across a range of historical and literary works. While at one time transatlantic studies concentrated predominan…