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- Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru
< p>This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. < I>Dictionary of Literary Biography< /I> provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in...
By H. Stewart
Illustrates the origins, ambitions, and political legacy of the American Progressivism movement 1844-1932. This title includes Introduction that offers a history of the movement and a brief discussion of the historiographical debates.
Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-Century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-Story Writers, & Other Creative Writers
< p>Here is a convenient source of commentary on the careers and works of acclaimed poets, novelists, short story writers, dramatists and philosophers who died between 1800 and 1899. Each volume presents overviews of four to eight authors with chronologically arranged criticism representing the entire range of response to each...
By Laura Miller
Are bad girls casualties of patriarchy, a necessary evil, or visionary pioneers? By tracing the concept of the bad girl as a product of specific cultural assumptions and historical settings, Bad Girls of Japan maps new roads and old detours in revealing a disorderly politics of gender.