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- c 1800 to c 1900
The ups and downs of silk, cotton and stocks synchopated with serialized novels in the late nineteenth-century Arabic press; time itself was changing. Khalil al-Khuri, Salim al-Bustani, and Jurji Zaydan wrote novels of debt, dissimulation, and risk, increasingly legible as tools of French and British empire.
Whether you're a devoted Janeite or simply Jane-curious, The Making of Jane Austen will have you thinking about how a literary icon is made, transformed, and handed down from generation to generation.
That Goethe's poetry has proved pivotal for the development of the nineteenth-century Lied has long been acknowledged. Less acknowledged is the seminal impact in musical realms of Goethe's Faust/I>, a work which has attracted the attention of composers since the late eighteenth century and played a vital role in the...
Covering a range of topics - biographical, social, literary, and intellectual - and addressing both the sources of his work and how he influenced later writers, this exploration of the world of John Keats 1795-1821 enriches our understanding of one of Britain's greatest poets and letter writers.
This collection of essays offers an intimate history of Austen's art and life told through objects associated with her personally and with the era in which she lived. Her teenage notebooks, music albums, pelisse-coat, letters and the portraits made of her during her life all feature in this lavishly illustrated...
A powerful new account of Hardy's novels by a leading scholar, emphasizing their affirmative elements and their often poetic prose. George Levine provides an overview of Hardy's entire fictional canon, drawing attention to the influence of Charles Darwin on his work and Hardy's own impact on Virginia Woolf and D....