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Art and Womanhood in Fin-de-Siecle Writing: The Fiction of Lucas Malet, 1880-1931

by Catherine Delyfer

Lucas Malet is one of a number of forgotten female writers whose work bridges the gap between George Eliot and Virginia Woolf. Malet's writing was intrinsically linked to her passion for art. This is the first...


The Heroic Life of George Gissing, Part I: 1857-1888

by Pierre Coustillas

This ambitious three-volume biography on Gissing examines both his life and writing chronologically and in close detail. Part I covers Gissing's early life up until his establishment as a writer of moderate...


Victorian Settler Narratives: Emigrants, Cosmopolitans and Returnees in Nineteenth-Century Literature

by Tamara S Wagner

This edited collection from a distinguished group of contributors explores a range of topics including literature as imperialist propaganda, the representation of the colonies in British literature, the emergence...


Readings on Audience and Textual Materiality

by Graham Allen, Carrie Griffin & Mary O'Connell

The twelve essays in this edited collection examine the experience of reading, from the late medieval period to the twentieth century. Central to the theme of the book is the role of materiality: how the physical...


The Private History of the Court of England: by Sarah Green

by Fiona Price

Whilst an important and under-researched example of women's writing, scholars of Romanticism and the nineteenth century will also find much value in this challenging political satire.


Fictions of Dissent: Reclaiming Authority in Transatlantic Women's Writing of the Late Nineteenth Century

by Sigrid Anderson Cordell

Fin-de-siècle fiction by British female aesthetes and American women regionalists stages moments of rebellion when female characters rise up and insist on the right to maintain control of their creations. Cordell...


Romantic Localities: Europe Writes Place

by Christoph Bode & Jacqueline Labbe

Romantic Localities explores the ways in which Romantic-period writers of varying nationalities responded to languages, landscapes - both geographical and metaphorical - and literatures.


Reading in History: New Methodologies from the Anglo-American Tradition

by Bonnie Gunzenhauser

A collection of essays that offer a methodological framework for the history of reading. Focusing on a specific historical moment, it gathers statistics about such issues as literacy rates, library subscriptions,...


Romance Readers and Romance Writers: by Sarah Green

by Christopher Goulding

This edition of Romance Readers and Romance Writers (1810) is the first modern scholarly publication of what is arguably Green's most famous novel. As with many of her other works, Green adopts numerous sophisticated...


Charles Lamb, Elia and the London Magazine: Metropolitan Muse

by Simon P Hull

The inherent 'metropolitanism' of writing for a Romantic-era periodical is here explored through the Elia articles that Charles Lamb wrote for the London Magazine.


Edith Wharton's The Custom of the Country: A Reassessment

by Laura Rattray

Bringing together leading Wharton scholars from Europe, and North America, this volume offers the first ever collection of essays on Edith Wharton's 1913 tour de force, The Custom of the Country.


The History of Ned Evans: by Elizabeth Hervey

by Helena Kelly

Ned Evans is a rags-to-riches hero, whose early existence in poverty in Wales is dramatically changed when he saves the beautiful Lady Cecilia Rivers from an assault and is invited to Ireland by her father....


Inchbald, Hawthorne and the Romantic Moral Romance: Little Histories and Neutral Territories

by Ben P Robertson

Explores the connections between British and American Romanticism, focusing on the novels of Elizabeth Inchbald (1753-1821) and Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-64). This study argues that Inchbald and Hawthorne are...


Julia: by Helen Maria Williams

by Natasha Duquette

This critical edition of Julia is the first modern printing of a novel that blends the character development of a poet with critical reflections on social injustice.


Mary Cholmondeley Reconsidered

by Carolyn W de la L Oulton & SueAnn Schatz

This book provides a necessary critical reappraisal of one of the most challenging and subversive of nineteenth-century women writers.


The Edinburgh Review in the Literary Culture of Romantic Britain: Mammoth and Megalonyx

by William Christie

From its first issue, published on the 10th October 1802, Francis Jeffrey's "Edinburgh Review" established a strong reputation and exerted a powerful influence. This is a literary study of the "Edinburgh Review"...


Let the Flowers Go: A Life of Mary Cholmondeley

by Carolyn W de la L Oulton

Giving a comprehensive critique of Cholmondeley's writings, Oulton analyzes the inspiration and influences behind some of her greatest work and provides an appealing biography on a writer whose work is of increasing...


Reassessing John Buchan: Beyond the Thirty Nine Steps

by Kate Macdonald

A collection of edited essays on the novelist John Buchan (1875-1940), author of, among many other works, "The Thirty-Nine Steps" (1915), "Witch Wood" (1927) and "Sick Heart River" (1940). It considers Buchan's...


Guilty Money: The City of London in Victorian and Edwardian Culture, 1815-1914

by Ranald C Michie

This is an engaging study of the place occupied by the City of London within British cultural life during the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Michie uses both literary and popular novels to examine socio-economic...


Rhyming Reason: The Poetry of Romantic-Era Psychologists

by Michelle Faubert

During the Romantic era, psychology and literature enjoyed a fluid relationship. Faubert focuses on psychologist-poets who grew out of the literary-medical culture of the Scottish Enlightenment. They used poetry...