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Poetry
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Now in its third edition Poetry: The Basics remains an engaging exploration of the world of poetry. Drawing on examples ranging from Chaucer to childr...
Sharp
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A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week'This is such a great idea for a book, and Michelle Dean carries it off, showing us the complexities of her fascinating,...

The gothic novel in Ireland, c. 1760-1829
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The gothic novel in Ireland, c. 1760-1829 offers a compelling account of the development of gothic literature in late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth ...
Devotion
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The national bestseller from the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, exploring the nature of creative invention A work of creative brilliance may ...

The Edinburgh companion to contemporary narrative theories
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A collection of original essays establishing how wide the intellectual boundaries of narrative theory have become The Edinburgh Companion to Contempor...
The Cambridge companion to  Robinson Crusoe
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An instant success in its own time, Daniel Defoe's The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe has for three centuries drawn readers to its archetypal hero, the...

Shakespeare's originality
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How original was Shakespeare and how was Shakespeare original? This lucid, innovative book sets about answering these questions by putting them in hi...
The land of the green man
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Beyond its housing estates and identikit high streets there is another Britain. This is the Britain of mist-drenched forests and unpredictable sea-fre...

Nightwalking
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Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night, wrote the poet Rupert Brooke. Before the age of electricity, the nighttime city was a very diffe...
William Shakespeare
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In this new offering from Stanley Wells, the pre-eminent Shakespearian scholar, comes a Very Short Introduction to the life and writings of the world'...

Weatherland
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Writers and artists across the centuries, from Chaucer to Ian McEwan, and from the creator of the Luttrell Psalter in the 14th century to John Piper i...
Liberty
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Why should one half be free to live, while the other is doomed to watch silently from the sidelines? In this visionary collection, Virginia Woolf lead...

Readings in the Cantos. Volume 1
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The project as a whole represents a landmark publication for modernist studies, bringing together, in a ground-breaking format, a number of critical r...
Laying out the bones
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English sheds new light on death and dying in twentieth- and twenty-first century Irish literature as she examines the ways that Irish wake and funera...

The princess saves herself in this one
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Winner of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Award, the princess saves herself in this one is a collection of poetry about resilience. It is about writing your...
Foxe's book of martyrs
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'Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man: we shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England, as, I trust, shall never be put...

Posthuman glossary
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If art, science, and the humanities have shared one thing, it was their common engagement with constructions and representations of the human. Under t...
The rover
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Carnival time in The Rover is a period when prohibitions are temporarily removed, privileges and rank suspended, and women - from convent girls to cou...

King Lear
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'By far the best edition of King Lear - in respect of both textual and other matters - that we now have.'John Lyon, En...
CliffsNotes on Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five
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An odd book in that it mixes elements of science fiction with psychological analysis, Slaughterhouse-Five tells the story of Billy Pilgrim, a GI priso...

The Cambridge companion to sensation fiction
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In 1859 the popular novelist Wilkie Collins wrote of a ghostly woman, dressed from head to toe in white garments, laying her cold, thin hand on the sh...
A Routledge literary sourcebook on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is one of the most widely studied works of English literature, and Frankenstein's creature is a key figure in the popular ...

Romeo and Juliet
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This major new edition of Shakespeare's greatest tragedy of love argues that that play is ultimately Juliet's. The play text is expertly edited and th...
The lives of the poets
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'If a man is to write A Panegyrick, he may keep vices out of sight; but if he professes to write A Life, he must represent it really as it was.' In t...

How to Read a Book
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With half a million copies in print, How to Read a Book is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader, complet...

Feeling backward
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Feeling Backward weighs the costs of the contemporary move to the mainstream in lesbian and gay culture. While the widening tolerance for same-sex mar...
Persian letters
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'Oh! Monsieur is Persian? That's most extraordinary! How can someone be Persian?' Two Persian travellers, Usbek and Rica, arrive in Paris just befo...

Living in squares, loving in triangles
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Sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf have long been celebrated for their central roles in the development of modernism in art and literature. Vanes...
Rosalind
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Angela Thirlwell explores the fictitious life and the many after-lives of Rosalind, Shakespeare's greatest female creation, and her perennial influence on drama, fiction, and art. The book ranges widely across Tudor history, theatre history, sexual politics, autobiography, art history, and filmography and contains exclusive interviews and insights

Fairy tale
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From wicked queens, beautiful princesses, elves, monsters, and goblins, to giants, glass slippers, poisoned apples, magic keys, and mirrors, the chara...
If not critical
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Eric Griffiths delivered hundreds of lectures at the Faculty of English in Cambridge, yet his lectures were never turned into books. If Not Critical b...