c 1800 to c 1900

    Dostoevsky: A Theological Engagement

    By P.H. Brazier

    Paperback £17.50

    As a writer and prophet Dostoevsky was no academic theologian, yet his writings are deeply theological: his life, beliefs, even his epilepsy, all had a role in generating his theology and eschatology. Dostoevsky''s novels are riven with paradoxes, are deeply dialectical, and represent a criticism of religion, offered in the...

    Scents and Sensibility: Perfume in Victorian Literary Culture

    By Catherine Maxwell

    Hardback £28.86

    This lively, accessible, and meticulously researched book is the first to explore Victorian literature through scent and perfume, presenting an extensive range of well-known and unfamiliar texts in intriguing and imaginative new ways that make us re-think literature's relation with the senses.

    Jane Austen: The Chawton Letters

    Hardback £11.45

    The thirteen letters collected by Jane Austen's House Museum, in Chawton, give us intimate glimpses into her life in Bath and Chawton and on visits to London, many details finding echoes in her fiction. Brought together in this book, these artefacts make a delightful modern-day keepsake of correspondence from one...

    Reading Austen in America

    By Juliette Wells

    Paperback £15.20

    Reading Austen in America presents a colorful, compelling account of how an appreciative audience for Austen's novels originated and developed in America, and how American readers contributed to the rise of Austen's international fame. Drawing on a range of sources that have never before come to light, Juliette Wells solves...

    The Victorian Verse-Novel: Aspiring to Life

    By Stefanie Markovits

    Hardback £50.86

    This volume considers the verse-novel, a much-understudied branch of Victorian literature. It demonstrates that Victorian poets were challenging norms and experimenting with many of the revolutionary formal tactics that we associate with modernism.

    Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Cultu

    By Maia McAleavey

    Paperback £21.89

    A study exploring the prevalence of bigamy as a popular plot in Victorian fiction that upends familiar categories and revises our sense of the period's social and narrative conventions. It features the innovative use of periodical archives, an exhaustive appendix, and detailed close readings of familiar and unfamiliar novels.

    Victorian Fantasy

    By Stephen Prickett

    Paperback £27.95

    The author explores the ways in which Victorian writers used non-realistic techniques - nonsense, dreams, visions, and the creation of other worlds - to extend our understanding of this world, and the creation of this world.

    Oscar's Ghost

    By Laura Lee

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    The Life and Death of Sherlock Holmes: Master Detective, Myth and Media Star

    By Mattias Bostrom

    Hardback £17.46

    The story of the most famous detective in the world; a fast-paced and exciting living portrait of a phenomenon and icon of popular culture.

    American Gothic Culture

    By Joel Faflak

    Hardback Save £2.54 = £17.45

    This new Companion surveys the traditions and conventions of the dark side of American culture

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