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By Smith, Ian, 1957 June 9-
Hardback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
This text argues that the 16th-century preoccupation with rehabilitating England tells the larger story of an anxious nation redirecting attention away...

By North, Richard, 1961-
eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006
'The Origins of Beowulf' suggests that the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf was composed in the winter of 826-7 as a requiem for King Beornwulf of Mercia on behalf...

By Trower, Shelley, 1975- author
eBook. English.
Published Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015
Rocks of nation reveals how the imagination of nations, and races, is grounded in rocks. In doing so it makes a striking contribution to theories of nation...

By Rappoport, Jill, author
Paperback. English.
Published New York: Oxford University Press, 2014
Drawing on novels, poetry, periodicals, and political pamphlets, 'Giving Women' examines the literary expression and cultural consequences of gift exchange...

By Trower, Shelley, 1975- author
Hardback. English.
Published Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015
Rocks of nation reveals how the imagination of nations, and races, is grounded in rocks. In doing so it makes a striking contribution to theories of nation...

By Irwin, Michael, 1934-
Hardback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001
This work locates the energy of Hardy's novels in the descriptive details as much as in the story. The author argues that his human dramas unfold in a...

By Kelly, Philippa, author
eBook. English.
Published London: Continuum, 2011
This is a personal form of criticism, focusing on the wide-ranging issues of identity and history raised by 'King Lear' by exploring Australians' engagements...

By Alexander, Lynn Mae
Hardback. English.
Published Athens; [Great Britain]: Ohio University Press, 2003
In Victorian England, virtually all women were taught to sew, but this essentially domestic virtue took on a different aspect for the professional seamstress...

By Wallace, Anne D
eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Clarendon, 1993
A cultural history of walking in 19th-century England, assessing its importance in literature and in culture at large. Rereading Wordsworth in the context...

By Crawforth, Hannah Jane, 1980- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Arden Shakespeare, 2015
The authors offer a lively and engaging new reading of some of Shakespeare's major work, informed by close attention to the language of his drama. The...
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