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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...
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 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...
Romantic outlaws
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***AS READ ON BBC RADIO 4***NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER'A gripping account of the heartbreaks and triumphs of two of history's most form...

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,...
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...

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...
The Cambridge history of Japanese literature
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The Cambridge History of Japanese Literature provides, for the first time, a history of Japanese literature with comprehensive coverage of the premode...

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...
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...

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...
Gods and humans in medieval Scandinavia
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The coming of Christianity to Northern Europe resulted in profound cultural changes. In the course of a few generations, new answers were given to fun...

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...

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...
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...

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...
Mary
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'I have lately written...a tale, to illustrate an opinion of mine, that a genius will educate itself.' Mary Wollstonecraft is best known for her pion...

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...
Once upon a time
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From wicked queens, beautiful princesses, elves, monsters, and goblins to giants, glass slippers, poisoned apples, magic keys, and mirrors, the charac...

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...
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...

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
The happy reader. Issue 13
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For avid readers and the uninitiated alike, this is a chance to reengage with classic literature and to stay inspired and entertained. The concept ...

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 ...
Time and literature
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Time and Literature features twenty essays on topics from aesthetics and narratology to globalisation and queer temporalities, and showcases how time ...

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...
Rethinking Lessing's Laocoon
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Gotthold Ephraim Lessing first published Laokoon, oder über die Grenzen der Mahlerey und Poesie (Laocoon, or on the Limits of Painting and Poetry) in ...

The write crowd
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Writing may be a solitary profession, but it is also one that relies on a strong sense of community. The Write Crowd offers practical tips and example...
The Oxbridge evangelist
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In The Oxbridge Evangelist: Motivations, Practices, and Legacy of C.S. Lewis, Michael Gehring examines the evangelistic practices of one of the most s...

Beginning Shakespeare
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'Beginning Shakespeare' introduces students to the study of Shakespeare, and grounds their understanding of his work in theoretical discourses. After ...
The Edinburgh companion to fin de si?cle literature, culture an the arts
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Academics, researchers, postgraduates, upper level undergraduates, educated general readers in Fin de Si?cle, Nineteenth-Century Literature and Cultur...

Tasso's art and afterlives
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This interdisciplinary study examines the literary, artistic and biographical afterlives in England of the great sixteenth-century Italian poet Torqua...
Bookshops
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Why do bookshops matter? How do they filter our ideas and literature? In this inventive and highly entertaining extended essay, Jorge Carrion takes hi...

Plotted
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This incredibly wide-ranging collection of maps-all inspired by literary classics-offers readers a new way of looking at their favorite fictional worl...
Assuming a body
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We believe we know our bodies intimately?that their material reality is certain and that this certainty leads to an epistemological truth about sex, g...

The green studies reader
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Green Studies is a booming area for study and The Green Studies Reader is a fantastically comprehensive selection of critical texts which address the ...
The letters of Oliver Goldsmith
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This first modern scholarly edition of the letters of Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) sets the author of The Vicar of Wakefield, The Deserted Village, an...

The collected verse of John, Lord Hervey (1696-1743)
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John, Lord Hervey (1696-1743), the confidant of Queen Caroline and antagonist of Alexander Pope, was a government minister, a political pamphleteer an...
Paradise lost
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'Of man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world... Sing heavenly muse' From almos...

Ecology without nature
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In Ecology without Nature, Timothy Morton argues that the chief stumbling block to environmental thinking is the image of nature itself. Ecological wr...
The Cambridge companion to literature and science
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In 1959, C. P. Snow lamented the presence of what he called the 'two cultures': the apparently unbridgeable chasm of understanding and knowledge betwe...

Julius Caesar
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This revised edition preserves the play text as it was edited by Marvin Spevack for the 1988 first edition. Jeremy Lopez's new introduction provides a...
The mirror and the lamp
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This text traces the evolution of the Romantic approach to literary criticism and compares it to the other methods which prevailed in the early 19th century.

Post-millennial Gothic
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Surveying the widespread appropriations of the Gothic in contemporary literature and culture, Post-Millennial Gothic shows contemporary Gothic is ofte...
1606
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1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear traces Shakespeare's life and times from the autumn of 1605, when he took an old and anonymous Elizabet...