c 1800 to c 1900


    By Judith Gunn

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    An accomplished study of the life and works of one of the world's most celebrated writers

    Plucking Chrysanthemums

    By Matthew Fraleigh

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    Matthew Fraleigh examines the life and works of Narushima Ryuhoku 1837-1884: Confucian scholar, world traveler, pioneering journalist, and irrepressible satirist. This is the first book-length study of Ryuhoku in a Western language and one of the first Western-language monographs to examine Sinitic poetry and prose composition in modern Japan.

    Still Life: Suspended Development in the Victorian Novel

    By Elisha Cohn

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    Still Life: Suspended Development in the Victorian Novel rethinks the nineteenth-century aesthetics of agency through the Victorian novel's fascination with states of reverie, trance, and sleep.

    Victorian Literature: Criticism and Debates

    Paperback £38.11

    Victorian Literature: Criticism and Debates offers a comprehensive and critically engaging introduction to the study of Victorian literature and addresses the most popular and vibrant topics in the field today. Separated into twelve sections, this anthology investigates issues as diverse as neo-formalism, sensationalism, religion, evolution, psychology, gender and sexuality, colonialism,...

    Alice in Space

    By Gillian Beer

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    Lewis Carroll conceived his Alice books during a time the 1860s of intense intellectual upheaval, as new scientific, linguistic, educational, and mathematical ideas flourished around his Oxford home and far beyond. This book by the distinguished scholar Gillian Beer reveals the zest and freedom with which Carroll played across those...

    Cambridge Edition of the Complete Fiction of Henry James

    By Henry James

    Hardback Save £7.31 = £77.68

    Henry James's last completed novel, The Outcry 1911, was originally conceived as a play, then adapted into novel form by James with great success. This first authoritative edition provides extensive annotations, a detailed textual history of the work, and a full introduction exploring the novel's literary, cultural and historical contexts.


    By John Sutherland

    Hardback £8.45

    The essential miscellany for all Bronte fans.

    Age of Analogy

    By Devin Griffiths

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    The first comparative treatment of the Darwins' theories of history and their profound contribution to the study of both natural and human systems, this book will fascinate students and scholars of nineteenth-century British literature and the history of science.

    Charles Dickens

    By Stephen Leacock

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    Stephen Leacock shares the stage with Charles Dickens and Mark Twain as one of the best-loved humorists in the English-speaking world, and at the time of its original publication,

    Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Jane Austen

    By Henrietta Heald

    Hardback £8.45

    In this absorbing collection of stories and trivia readers will find answers to the amazing and extraordinary aspects of Austen's life, work and legacy. From her development as a world-class author, secrets of her own life and loves, through insights into her novels and their characters along with the changing...

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