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193 Results
The Origins of the English Novel, 1600-1740 —McKeon, Michael, 1943- author.
EBook
2003

""This may well be the most important study of the development of prose fiction in England since Ian Watt's classic Rise of the Novel , on which it builds." - Library Journal The Origins of the English Novel, 1600-1740 ...

The Great Tower of Elfland : The Mythopoeic Worldview of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton, and George MacDonald —Rhone, Zachary A., author.
EBook
2017

Beginning in the mid-1950s, scholars proposed that the Inklings were a unified group centered on fantasy, imagination, and Christianity. Scholars and a few Inklings themselves supported the premise until 1978, when Humph...

The Great Tower of Elfland The Mythopoeic Worldview of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton, and George MacDonald —Rhone, Zachary A., author.
EBook
2017

Beginning in the mid-1950s, scholars proposed that the Inklings were a unified group centered on fantasy, imagination, and Christianity. Scholars and a few Inklings themselves supported the premise until 1978, when Humph...

Romanticism at the End of History —Christensen, Jerome, 1948- author.
EBook
2003

""A refreshingly new discussion of Romanticism... provides new insights into the connection between the lives and works of Wordsworth and Coleridge." - Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature The Romantics live...

The Essence of the Brontes A Compilation with Essays. —Spark, Muriel.
EBook
2014

Muriel Spark always regarded the Brontës with a novelist's eye. As Boyd Tonkin argues in his lively introduction, written for this new edition, the Brontës inspired Spark at the very beginning of her own career, but no...

Western Winds The Brontë Irish Heritage —Chitham, Edward.
EBook
2015

Exploring the Irish heritage of the Brontës and the influence it had on their work"Has it ever been sufficiently recognized that Charlotte Brontë is first and foremost an Irish woman?" asked Mary Ward in 1899. The answer...

Story The Library of Wales Short Story Anthology. —Smith, Dai.
EBook
2014

The Library of Wales' Story anthologies feature the very best of Welsh short fiction, written amid the political, social, and economic turbulence of 20th-century Wales and beyond. More than 80 outstanding works from the ...

Masters of Crime Fiction's Finest Villains and Their Real-life Inspirations —Nightingale, Adam.
EBook
2016

The real men and women who inspired some of the most infamous villains ever to appear in fiction, including Fagin, Professor Moriarty, Raffles, and others Bringing together the stories of many real-life criminals, agitat...

P.G. Wodehouse Miscellany —Murphy, N. T. P., author.
EBook
2015

Explores the life and works of Wodehouse, and examines how his wonderful creations were based on real places and peopleP. G. Wodehouse saw his first article published when still at school, and he went on to become a lead...

Charles Dickens Miscellany —Clarke, Jeremy.
EBook
2014

The life and works of one of England's very best writers is explored in this miscellanyCharles Dickens' life was staggeringly busy and various. This new miscellany will give readers a chance to get to know the man and hi...

Tokyo Bay a novel of Japan —Grey, Anthony.
EBook
2014

A thrilling novel of the opening of Japan to the West, by the acclaimed author of Saigon and Peking A fleet of smoking black ships steam past Japan’s tributary islands in July 1853, setting off panic among a people...

A C.H. Sisson reader —Sisson, C. H. (Charles Hubert), 1914-2003.
EBook
2014

C.H. Sisson was born in Bristol in 1914. To celebrate his centenary, this Reader includes a generous selection of his poems, translations and essays. The poems are drawn from all periods of Sisson's writing life, from th...

The Christine Brooke-Rose Omnibus Four Novels: Out, Such, Between, Thru —Brooke-Rose, Christine.
EBook
2007

These four novels by Christine Brooke-Rose each develop distinctive narrative patterns, changing the structures, textures, forms, and idioms of fiction to explore the central tensions and contradictions in culture. The n...

Bless ''Em All —Saddler, Allen.
EBook
2014

In the early years of the Second World War, respectable Maurice and raffish Bernard are two squabbling brothers who – with the help of sixteen-year-old Jimmy and Miss Tcherny, a pretty invoice clerk – run a who...

Mr Harrison's confessions —Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865, author.
EBook
2014

A young, single, and handsome doctor joins a medical practice in a rural English village, only to fall foul of virtually every single female in town in this enjoyable and light-hearted prequel to Elizabeth Gaskell's Cran...

The wisdom of Oscar Wilde —Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
EBook
2010

A comprehensive selection of his quips, aphorisms, and wit One of the most well known personalities of his day, Oscar Wilde charmed and beguiled readers and audiences with his eloquent and biting observations, his smart ...

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