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eBook. English.
Published Farnham: Ashgate, 2013
This text reads Gissing's novels, short stories, and personal writings as a crux in European fiction's formulations of gender and sexuality. The contributors...

By Rounce, Adam, author
Hardback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013
This title provides a colourful account of less canonical and unfulfilled 18th-century British writers that explores ideas of fame and failure. It discusses...

Book. English.
Published Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1998
Most readers think of a written work as producing its meaning through the words it contains. But what is the significance of the detailed and beautiful...

By Byrne, Katherine
Hardback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010
This volume examines representations of tuberculosis in Victorian fiction, giving insights into how society viewed this disease and its sufferers, and...

By Armstrong, John, 1709-1779
Paperback. English.
Published Farnham: Ashgate, 2011
This title includes a comprehensive biographical and textual introduction and explanatory notes, highlighting the contemporary significance of John Armstrong...

By Pittard, Christopher
Hardback. English.
Published Farnham: Ashgate, 2011
Concentrating on works by authors such as Fergus Hume, Arthur Conan Doyle, Grant Allen, and Marie Belloc Lowndes, Christopher Pittard explores the complex...

By Plotz, John, author
eBook. English.
Published Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009
What fueled the Victorian passion for hair-jewelry and memorial rings? When would an everyday object metamorphose from commodity to precious relic? This...

By Williams, Raymond, author
eBook. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2016
[New] edition / with an introduction by Tristram Hunt
Our collective notion of the city and country is irresistibly powerful. The city as the seat of enlightenment, power and greed is in profound contrast...

By Anderton, Joseph, author
eBook. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017
The art of failure after the Holocaust. The first full-length study into Beckett's evocations of the 'creature' as a literary figuration and 'creaturely...

By Marshall, Bridget M
Hardback. English.
Published Farnham: Ashgate, 2011
Tracing the legal themes in the gothic novel, Marshall shows these devices reflect an outpouring of anxiety about the nature of justice. She reveals how...
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