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By Carter, Ian
Paperback. English.
Published Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2001
This text shows how the 19th-century's steam railway epitomised modernity's relentlessly onrushing advance. Ian Carter delves into the cultural impact...

By McDonald, Ronan, 1970-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Continuum, 2007
Despite a huge appetite for cultural comment, the status of the literary critic is in decline. Dr McDonald's book explores the reasons behind this contradiction...

By Aldersey-Williams, Hugh, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Granta, 2015
Aldersey-Williams pulls the unfairly neglected yet enormously influential writer Thomas Browne out of the obscure pages of 'Pseudodoxia Epidemica' and...

Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009
A study of Victorian culture, providing literature students with in-depth contextual material, and students of history a stimulating overview of the 19th...

Hardback. English.
Published Farnham: Ashgate, 2010
Bringing together diverse scholars to represent the full historical breadth of the early modern period, and a wide range of disciplines, this book offers...

By McLuskie, Kathleen, author
Hardback. English.
Published Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014
This text deals with Shakespeare's role in contemporary culture. It looks in detail at the way that Shakespeare's plays inform modern ideas of cultural...

By Naylor, Amanda
Paperback. English.
Published London: Routledge, 2011
'Teaching Poetry' tackles one of the areas of teaching English that trainees and newly qualified teachers find most difficult. A refreshing change from...

Hardback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013
This collection of essays addresses the relationship between Swift and the world of commercial print, and in so doing illustrates the range of developments...

By Hadfield, Andrew
Hardback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
Andrew Hadfield examines the work of two of the most important English Renaissance authors, in terms of the cultural, social & political contexts of early...

By Curran, Kevin
Hardback. English.
Published Farnham: Ashgate, 2009
This work constitutes the first full-length study of Jacobean nuptual performance, a hitherto unexplored branch of early modern theatre consisting of...
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