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British Literary Salons of the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
British Literary Salons of the Late Eighteenth and...
S. Schmid
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:British salons, with guests such as Byron, Moore, and Thackeray, were veritable hothouses of political and cultural agitation. Using a number of sources - diaries, letters, silver-fork novels, satires, travel writing, Keepsakes, and imaginary convers...
British Literature of the Blitz
British Literature of the Blitz
K. Miller
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:British Literature of the Blitz interrogates the patriotic, utopian ideal of the People's War by analyzing conflicted representations of class and gender in literature and film. Its subtitle – Fighting the People's War – describes how British citizen...
British Muslim Fictions
British Muslim Fictions
C. Chambers
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Through interviews with leading writers (including Ahdaf Soueif and Hanif Kureishi), this book analyzes the writing and opinions of novelists of Muslim heritage based in the UK. Discussion centres on writers' work, literary techniques, and influences...
British Pirates in Print and Performance
British Pirates in Print and Performance
M. Powell
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Fictional or real, pirates haunted the imagination of the 18th and 19th century-British public during this great period of maritime commerce, exploration, and naval conflict. British Pirates in Print and Performanc e explores representations of pirat...
British Romanticism and the Catholic Question
British Romanticism and the Catholic Question
M. Tomko
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:The debate over extending full civil rights to British and Irish Catholics not only preoccupied British politics but also informed the romantic period's most prominent literary works. This book offers the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary study ...
British Women Writers and the French Revolution
British Women Writers and the French Revolution
A. Craciun
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:British Women Writers and the French Revolution provides an overview of a wide range of British women's writings on the French Revolution, from writers sympathetic to the Revolution like Mary Robinson, Helen Maria Williams, and Charlotte Smith, to an...
British Women Writers and the Short Story, 1850-1930
British Women Writers and the Short Story, 1850-1...
K. Krueger
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book addresses a critically neglected genre used by women writers from Gaskell to Woolf to complicate Victorian and modernist notions of gender and social space. Their innovative short stories ask Britons to reconsider where women could live, ho...
Byron and the Politics of Freedom and Terror
Byron and the Politics of Freedom and Terror
M. Green; Piya Pal...
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:This interdisciplinary collection explores the divergence or convergence of freedom and terror in a range of Byron's works. Challenging the binary opposition of historicism and critical theory, it combines topical debates in a manner that is sensitiv...
Cannibalism in Literature and Film
Cannibalism in Literature and Film
J. Brown
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:A comprehensive study of cannibalism in literature and film, spanning colonial fiction, Gothic texts and contemporary American horror. Amidst the sharp teeth and horrific appetite of the cannibal, this book examines real fears of over-consumerism and...
Celebrating Katherine Mansfield
Celebrating Katherine Mansfield
G. Kimber
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:A revisionist study of Mansfield as a profoundly colonial yet daringly experimental writer, at the forefront of modernism. The essays in this volume draw on the complete journals, letters and stories, to reveal Mansfield as a modernist who transcende...
Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood
Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood
K. Boehm
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book takes a fresh look at childhood in Dickens' works and in Victorian science and culture more generally. It offers a new way of understanding Dickens' interest in childhood by showing how his fascination with new scientific ideas about childh...
Charles Lamb, Coleridge and Wordsworth
Charles Lamb, Coleridge and Wordsworth
Felicity James
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:This book makes the case for a re-placing of Lamb as reader, writer and friend in the midst of the lively political and literary scene of the 1790s. Reading his little-known early works alongside others by the likes of Coleridge and Wordsworth, it al...