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Culture as politics : selected writings.

Caudwell, Christopher. , Margolies, David.
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(2017)  | 9780745337227 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 192pp
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Killed the age of thirty by fascist brigades during the Spanish Civil War, the radical writer Christopher Caudwell's life was short, but bright. Born in 1907, he was a London-born journalist, editor and writer of plays, short stories, detective novels, aeronautics textbooks and ghost stories, many of...

Culture as politics : selected writings.

Caudwell, Christopher. , Margolies, David.
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(2017)  | 9780745337234 | Pluto Press UK | book | 192pp
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Killed the age of thirty by fascist brigades during the Spanish Civil War, the radical writer Christopher Caudwell's life was short, but bright. Born in 1907, he was a London-born journalist, editor and writer of plays, short stories, detective novels, aeronautics textbooks and ghost stories, many of...

Introducing shakespeares comed.

CAHN, Victor.
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(2017)  | 9781475837995 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 118pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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This stimulating and accessible book is intended for instructors at the juniorhigh school, high school, and undergraduate levels who present some ofShakespeare’s most familiar works to students who are largely unfamiliar withthem. Acclaimed teacher of drama Victor L. Cahn begins with a generalintroduction,...

Introducing shakespeare traged.

CAHN, Victor.
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(2017)  | 9781475836097 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 124pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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This stimulating and accessible book is intended for instructors at the junior high school, high school, and undergraduate levels who present Shakespeare's most familiar tragedies to students who are largely unfamiliar with them. Acclaimed teacher of drama Victor L. Cahn begins with a general introduction,...

The diaspora writes home : subcontinental narratives.

Jain, Jasbir.
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(2017)  | 9789811048456 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 206pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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This book by eminent author Jasbir Jain explores the many ways the diaspora remembers and reflects upon the lost homeland, and their relationship with their own ancestry, history of the homeland, culture and the current political conflicts. Amongst the questions this book asks is, ‘how does the diaspora...

Papist represented : literature.

CARNES, Geremy.
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(2017)  | 9781611496529 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 262pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Most eighteenth-century literary scholarship implicitly or explicitly associates the major developments in English literature and culture during the rise of modernity with a triumphant and increasingly tolerant Protestantism while assuming that the English Catholic community was culturally moribund...

The Wife of Bath in Afterlife: Ballads to Blake

Bowden, Betsy.
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(2017)  | 9781611462432 | Lehigh University Press | hbk. | book | 416pp
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By focusing on one literary character, as interpreted in both verbal art andvisual art at a point midway in time between the author’s era and our own,this study applies methodology appropriate for overcoming limitations posed byhistorical periodization and by isolation among academic specialities....

Sovereign Power and the Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Literature and the Problem of the Political

DeGabriele, Peter.
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(2017)  | 9781611486988 | Bucknell University Press | pbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Sovereign Power and the Enlightenment examines the role of the novelists andhistorians of the eighteenth century in developing a vision of politicalmodernity that questions traditional narratives about the rise of liberalism andthe decline of sovereign power. It provides a new way to link the literature...

Essential Scots and the Idea of Unionism in Anglo-Scottish Literature, 1603–1832

Swenson, Rivka.
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(2017)  | 9781611486803 | Bucknell University Press | pbk. | book | 348pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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John Locke asked, “since all things that exist are merely particulars, howcome we by general terms?” Essential Scots and the Idea of Unionism inAnglo-Scottish Literature, 1603–1832 tells a story about aesthetics andpolitics that looks back to the 1603 Union of Crowns and James VI/I’semigration...

Constructing a new canon of post-1980s indian english fiction.

Choudhary, Madhurita. Luhar, Sahdev.
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(2017)  | 9781443879439 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 205pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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Intercultural geopoetics in kenneth white's open world.

Hashas, Mohammed.
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(2017)  | 9781443893534 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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"This work introduces Kenneth White's geopoetics as a radical, postmodern interdisciplinary and intercultural project that reclaims the return to communication with the earth, nature, wo-man, and the self as part of a cosmic unity approach. It traces geopoetics' beginnings, key concepts, territories...

A genealogy of the verse novel.

Addison, Catherine.
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(2017)  | 9781443878999 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 505pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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"The present age has seen an explosion of verse novels in many parts of the world. Australia is a prolific producer, as are the USA and the UK. Novels in verse have also appeared in Canada, New Zealand, India, South Africa, Jamaica and several other countries.A novel written in verse contradicts theories...

The prophets and the goddess : w. b. yeats, aleister crowley, ezra pound, robert graves and the chthonic esoteric tradition.

Psilopoulos, Dionysious.
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(2017)  | 9781443893756 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 325pp | Availability last checked: 13/9/2017
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"This text discusses how W. B. Yeats, Aleister Crowley, Ezra Pound and Robert Graves had access to the forbidden knowledge of the Goddess. These four poets experienced a confrontation with their unconscious and let the grace of the Goddess touch their heart strings. Consequently, through this surrendering,...

Minds in motion : imagining empiricism in eighteenth-century british travel literature.

Thell, Anne M.
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(2017)  | 9781611488296 | Bucknell University Press | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Introducing Shakespeare's Tragedies: A Guide for Teachers

CAHN, Victor.
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(2017)  | 9781475836103 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 124pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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This stimulating and accessible book is intended for instructors at the juniorhigh school, high school, and undergraduate levels who present Shakespeare’smost familiar tragedies to students who are largely unfamiliar with them.Acclaimed teacher of drama Victor L. Cahn begins with a general introduction,then...

The Leslie A. Marchand Memorial Lectures, 2000–2015: A Legacy in Byron Studies

Kernberger, Katherine.
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(2017)  | 9781611496673 | University of Delaware Press | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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This unique collection of lectures honors the pioneering work in Byron studiesof Leslie Alexis Marchand, who has had an enduring influence on the appreciationand study of Lord Byron for sixty years. Generations of readers and writers havecome to Byron through his biographies and his edition of the poet’s...

Anna Seward's Journal and Sermons

Barnard, Teresa.
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(2017)  | 9781443895866 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 245pp | Availability last checked: 1/9/2017
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Anna Seward, eighteenth-century poet, biographer, and letter-writer, wrote her juvenile journal in the form of a series of letters to an imaginary friend, “Emma”. Seward intended the letters as an autobiographical account of the period of her youth before she achieved fame as a published poet. Towards...

Discovering British Literature in Bits and Bytes: An Internet Approach

JOHNSON, Carolyn M.
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(2017)  | 9781475838251 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 126pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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An introduction British Literature through the internet, for use with secondaryschool and beginning college or university students; for basic curriculum orextracurricular lessons or online literature courses (basic or supplementary);with primary and authoritative online documents, both digital copies...

Christopher Okigbo 1930-67: Thirsting for Sunlight

Nwakanma, Obi.
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(2017)  | 9781847011794 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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Christopher Okigbo, once described as "Africa's most lyrical poet of thetwentieth century" was killed in September 1967, fighting for the independenceof Biafra. The Sunday Times described his death as "the single most importanttragedy of the Nigerian civil war". The manner in which Okigbo died typified...

A companion to chimamanda ngozi adichie.

Emenyonu, Ernest N.
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(2017)  | 9781847011633 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 1/9/2017
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Avant-Garde Hamlet: Text, Stage, Screen

White, R. S.
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(2017)  | 9781611478570 | Fairleigh Dickinson University | pbk. | book | 206pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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Hamlet stands as a high water mark of canonical art, yet it has equallyattracted rebels and experimenters, those avant-garde writers, dramatists,performers, and filmmakers who, in their adaptations and appropriations, seeknew ways of expressing innovative and challenging thoughts in the hope that theycan...

Corruption In Africa: Fifteen Plays

HAGHER, Iyorwuese.
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(2017)  | 9780761869375 | Hamilton Books | pbk. | book | 490pp
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The book is a collection of fifteen plays written by Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher,Africa’s most politically exposed playwright. This rare collection offers apenetrating insight of corruption and politics in Africa well as the globalinjustices that plagued the world in the last quarter of the 20th century...

Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen

Harris, Jocelyn.
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(2017)  | 9781611488395 | Bucknell University Press | hbk. | book | 388pp | Availability last checked: 12/10/2017
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In Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen, Jocelyn Harris argues thatJane Austen was a satirist, a celebrity-watcher, and a keen political observer.In Mansfield Park, she appears to base Fanny Price on Fanny Burney, criticizethe royal heir as unfit to rule, and expose Susan Burney’s cruel...

Introducing Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, and Romances: A Guide for Teachers

CAHN, Victor.
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(2017)  | 9781475837988 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 110pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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This stimulating and accessible book is intended for instructors at the juniorhigh school, high school, and undergraduate levels who present some ofShakespeare’s most familiar works to students who are largely unfamiliar withthem. Acclaimed teacher of drama Victor L. Cahn begins with a generalintroduction,...

Milton's Socratic Rationalism: The Conversations of Adam and Eve in Paradise Lost

Davies, David Oliver.
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(2017)  | 9781498532624 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 196pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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The conversation of Adam and Eve in Paradise Lost, that most obvious of Milton'sadditions to the Biblical narrative, enacts the pair's inquiry into anddiscovery of the gift of their rational nature in a mode of discourse closelyaligned to practices of Socrates in the dialogues of Plato and eponymousdiscourses...

De-constructing Dahl

Valle, Viuas Laura. Viñas Valle, Laura.
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(2017)  | 9781443891301 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | 205pp | Availability last checked: 4/8/2017
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This is the first single-authored monograph on Roald Dahl since 1994. Remarkably, in spite of Dahl’s commercial success, very little scholarly work has been produced.

This study focuses on the critical context, texts and paratexts that make up the packaging of “Dahl”. It offers the first thorough...

Minds in Motion: Imagining Empiricism in Eighteenth-Century British Travel Literature

Thell, Anne M.
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(2017)  | 9781611488272 | Bucknell University Press | hbk. | book | 286pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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The central claim of Minds in Motion is that British travel writing of the longeighteenth century functions as an epistemological playing field where authorstest empiricist models of engagement with the world while simultaneously seekingout the role of the self and the imagination in producing knowledge....

Pride and Profit: The Intersection of Jane Austen and Adam Smith

Bohanon, Cecil E. Vachris, Michelle Albert.
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(2017)  | 9781498530262 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 202pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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Jane Austen’s novels provide timeless insight into the practice of virtues andvices. They instruct their readers in rectitude and teach them that badcharacter inevitably leads to bad outcomes. Austen themes include the necessityof self-command, the importance of being “other directed”, the virtues...

Espionage in British Fiction and Film since 1900: The Changing Enemy

Buckton, Oliver.
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(2017)  | 9781498504836 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 364pp | Availability last checked: 20/8/2017
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Espionage in British Fiction and Film Since 1900 traces the history anddevelopment of the British spy novel from its emergence in the early twentiethcentury, through its growth as a popular genre during the Cold War, to itsresurgence in the early twenty-first century. Using an innovative structure,...

Romantic Sustainability: Endurance and the Natural World, 1780–1830

Robertson, Ben P.
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(2017)  | 9781498518925 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 20/8/2017
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Romantic Sustainability is a collection of sixteen essays that examine theBritish Romantic era in ecocritical terms. Written by scholars from fivecontinents, this international collection addresses the works of traditionalRomantic writers such as John Keats, Percy Shelley, William Wordsworth, LordByron,...

Samuel Beckett and the 'State' of Ireland

Graham, Alan. Hamilton, Scott.
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(2017)  | 9781443895675 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 210pp | Availability last checked: 4/8/2017
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Reflecting the rich critical debate at the ‘Beckett and the State of Ireland’ conferences held in Dublin between 2011 and 2013, this volume brings together a selection of essays which explore and respond to the Irish concerns which echo in the fiction, drama, and poetry of Samuel Beckett. From the portrayals...

Late-Victorian Heroic Lives in the Writings of Frank Mundell

Baptiste, Moniez.
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(2017)  | 9781443895712 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 4/8/2017
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This study explores the work of Frank Mundell, a late-Victorian author for the Sunday School Union. Mundell focused on heroism and represented various kinds of heroic deeds and figures, regardless of gender, in his books. Writing for educative, as well as entertaining, purposes, he avoided the use of...

Talking Shakespeare: Notes from a Journey

Fantasia, Louis.
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(2017)  | 9781433141430 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 128pp | Availability last checked: 20/9/2017
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Talking Shakespeare is a collection of essays on Shakespeare’s plays andpolitics and their impact in the world today. Originally given as provocativetalks on Shakespeare at some of the most prestigious universities, conferences,and theatres around the world, they reflect on the author’s more thanthirty-year...

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Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen

Harris, Jocelyn.
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(2017)  | 9781611488395 | Bucknell University Press | hbk. | book | 388pp | Availability last checked: 12/10/2017
AUD 171.95 (inc. GST), AUD 156.32 (ex. GST),
In Satire, Celebrity, and Politics in Jane Austen, Jocelyn Harris argues thatJane Austen was a satirist, a celebrity-watcher, and a keen political observer.In Mansfield Park, she appears to base Fanny Price on Fanny Burney, criticizethe royal heir as unfit to rule, and expose Susan Burney’s cruel...

 

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