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Product Description: Of all the Victorian poets, Edward Lear has a good claim to the widest audience: admired and championed by critics and poets from John Ruskin to John Ashbery, he has also been read, heard, and loved by generations of children. As a central figure in the literature of nonsense, Lear has also shaped the evolution of modern literature and his work continues to influence and inspire writers and readers today...read more
By Matthew Bevis (editor)

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9780198708568 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Of all the Victorian poets, Edward Lear has a good claim to the widest audience: admired and championed by critics and poets from John Ruskin to John Ashbery, he has also been read, heard, and loved by generations of children.

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Product Description: Thomas Love Peacock (1785‒1866) is one of the most distinctive prose satirists of the Romantic period. The Cambridge Edition of the Novels of Thomas Love Peacock offers the first complete text of his novels to appear for more than half a century...read more
By Matthew Bevis (editor)

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9781107030725 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Thomas Love Peacock (1785‒1866) is one of the most distinctive prose satirists of the Romantic period.

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Product Description: 'I am inclined to think that we want new forms . . . as well as thoughts', confessed Elizabeth Barrett to Robert Browning in 1845. The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry provides a closely-read appreciation of the vibrancy and variety of Victorian poetic forms, and attends to poems as both shaped and shaping forces...read more
By Matthew Bevis (editor)

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9780199576463 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 31, 2013, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: 'I am inclined to think that we want new forms .

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9780198713715 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 10, 2016), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: 'I am inclined to think that we want new forms .

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Product Description: Lord Byron is one of the most provocative and seductive voices of world literature, and Matthew Bevis provides insights from his work that resonate even today. Born in 1788, Lord Byron was an English poet and a leading figure of the Romantic movement...read more

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9781605988085 | Pegasus Books, July 15, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Lord Byron is one of the most provocative and seductive voices of world literature, and Matthew Bevis provides insights from his work that resonate even today.

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Product Description: To consider comedy in its many incarnations is to raise diverse but related questions: what, for instance, is humour, and how may it be used (or abused)? When do we laugh, and why? What is it that writers and speakers enjoy - and risk - when they tell a joke, indulge in bathos, talk nonsense, or encourage irony?This Very Short Introduction explores comedy both as a literary genre, and as a range of non-literary phenomena, experiences and events...read more

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9780199601714 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 7, 2013, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: To consider comedy in its many incarnations is to raise diverse but related questions: what, for instance, is humour, and how may it be used (or abused)?

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Product Description: 'In the course of these fifty years we have become a nation of public speakers. Everyone speaks now. We are now more than ever a debating, that is, a Parliamentary people' (The Times, 1873).The Art of Eloquence considers how Byron, Dickens, Tennyson, and Joyce responded to this 'Parliamentary people', and examines the ways in which they and their publics conceived the relations between political speech and literary endeavour...read more

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9780199253999 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 27, 2007, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: 'In the course of these fifty years we have become a nation of public speakers.

By Matthew Bevis (editor)

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9780199286362 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 20, 2007, cover price $140.00

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