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Product Description: In This Thing Called the World Debjani Ganguly theorizes the contemporary global novel and the social and historical conditions that shaped it. Ganguly contends that global literature coalesced into its current form in 1989, an event marked by the convergence of three major trends: the consolidation of the information age, the arrival of a perpetual state of global war, and the expanding focus on humanitarianism...read more

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9780822361374 | Duke Univ Pr, August 12, 2016, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: In This Thing Called the World Debjani Ganguly theorizes the contemporary global novel and the social and historical conditions that shaped it.

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9780822361565 | Reprint edition (Duke Univ Pr, August 12, 2016), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In This Thing Called the World Debjani Ganguly theorizes the contemporary global novel and the social and historical conditions that shaped it.

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Product Description: Although modernism has traditionally been considered an art of cities, Ecocriticism in the Modernist Imagination claims a significant role for modernist texts in shaping environmental consciousness. Analyzing both canonical and lesser-known works of three key figures - E...read more

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9781107161412 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 22, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Although modernism has traditionally been considered an art of cities, Ecocriticism in the Modernist Imagination claims a significant role for modernist texts in shaping environmental consciousness.

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Product Description: Few countries attribute as much importance to the Second World War and its memory as Britain; arguably nowhere else has this conflict developed such longevity in cultural memory and retained such presence in contemporary culture. Long Shadows is about how literature and film have helped shape this process in Britain...read more
By Petra Rau (editor)

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9780810133280 | Northwestern Univ Pr, May 31, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Few countries attribute as much importance to the Second World War and its memory as Britain; arguably nowhere else has this conflict developed such longevity in cultural memory and retained such presence in contemporary culture.

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Product Description: When “revolution” becomes a recurring theme in mainstream culture, where do we look for the tools for a critical engagement with the present? Addressing the link between allegory and cultural critique in contemporary culture and resisting the thematic abstraction of sexy, fast, revolutionary content, this book suggests that one way is to pay attention not so much to content as to form...read more

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9781783488001 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, May 16, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: When “revolution” becomes a recurring theme in mainstream culture, where do we look for the tools for a critical engagement with the present?

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9781783488018 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, May 3, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Culture Control Critique is an attempt to address the current crisis in cultural critique, situate it in relation to what it sees as a powerful tendency toward political allegory in contemporary Anglo-American mainstream culture, and analyse how this tendency can be understood in relation to the totalizing tendencies of control society.

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Product Description: This Companion provides an accessible overview of short fiction by writers from England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and other international sites. A collection of international experts examine the development of the short story in a variety of contexts from the early nineteenth century to the present...read more

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9781107084179 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This Companion provides an accessible overview of short fiction by writers from England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and other international sites.

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9781107446014 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: This Companion provides an accessible overview of short fiction by writers from England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and other international sites.

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Product Description: The smoke-laden fog of London is one of the most vivid elements in English literature, richly suggestive and blurring boundaries between nature and society in compelling ways. In The Sky of Our Manufacture, Jesse Oak Taylor uses the many depictions of the London fog in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century novel to explore the emergence of anthropogenic climate change...read more

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9780813937922 | Univ of Virginia Pr, March 23, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The smoke-laden fog of London is one of the most vivid elements in English literature, richly suggestive and blurring boundaries between nature and society in compelling ways.

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9780813937939 | Univ of Virginia Pr, March 23, 2016, cover price $29.50 | About this edition: The smoke-laden fog of London is one of the most vivid elements in English literature, richly suggestive and blurring boundaries between nature and society in compelling ways.

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Product Description: Using the Palestinian exilic displacements as a tool and compass to find intersecting points of reference with the Caribbean, Indian, African, Chinese, and Pakistani dispersions, Writing Displacement studies the metamorphosis of the politics of home and identity amongst different migrant nationals from the end of WWII into the new millennium...read more

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9781137580917 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 5, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Using the Palestinian exilic displacements as a tool and compass to find intersecting points of reference with the Caribbean, Indian, African, Chinese, and Pakistani dispersions, Writing Displacement studies the metamorphosis of the politics of home and identity amongst different migrant nationals from the end of WWII into the new millennium.

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Product Description: The short story was a commercial phenomenon which took off in the late nineteenth century and lasted through to the rise of television and film. Baldwin uses a wide variety of sources to show how economic factors helped to dictate how and what a wide variety of authors wrote.

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9781848932289 | Pickering & Chatto Ltd, March 31, 2013, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: The short story was a commercial phenomenon which took off in the late nineteenth century and lasted through to the rise of television and film.

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9781138661707, titled "Art and Commerce in the British Short Story 1880-1950" | Routledge, January 20, 2016, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: The short story was a commercial phenomenon which took off in the late nineteenth century and lasted through to the rise of television and film.

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Product Description: This book about teachers as characters in popular media examines what can be learned from fictional teachers for the purposes of educating real teachers. Its aim is twofold: to examine the constructed figure of the teacher in film, television and text and to apply that examination in the context of teacher education...read more
By Melanie Shoffner (editor)

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9781138944404, titled "Exploring Teachers in Fiction and Film: Saviors, Scapegoats and Schoolmarms" | Routledge, April 6, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This book about teachers as characters in popular media examines what can be learned from fictional teachers for the purposes of educating real teachers.

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9781138944411, titled "Exploring Teachers in Fiction and Film: Saviors, Scapegoats and Schoolmarms" | Routledge, April 12, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This book about teachers as characters in popular media examines what can be learned from fictional teachers for the purposes of educating real teachers.

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Product Description: This book examines the various ways in which British fiction since the late 1960s has addressed the marginalization of anomalous identities in an era of increasing social inclusivity, and the ways in which the category of the monstrous has been applied to various figures in society...read more

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9780739195017 | Lexington Books, November 19, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This book examines the various ways in which British fiction since the late 1960s has addressed the marginalization of anomalous identities in an era of increasing social inclusivity, and the ways in which the category of the monstrous has been applied to various figures in society.

This Companion offers a compelling engagement with British fiction from the end of the Second World War to the present day. Since 1945, British literature has served to mirror profound social, geopolitical, and environmental change. Written by a host of leading scholars, this volume explores the myriad cultural movements and literary genres that have affected the development of postwar British fiction, showing how writers have given voice to matters of racial, regional, and sexual identity. Covering subjects from immigration and ecology to science and globalism, this Companion draws on the latest critical innovations to provide insights into the traditions shaping the literary landscape of modern Britain, thus making it an essential resource for students and specialists alike.
By David James (editor)

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9781107040236 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 6, 2015, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: This Companion offers a compelling engagement with British fiction from the end of the Second World War to the present day.

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9781107562714 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 8, 2015, cover price $27.99

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Product Description: Shell Shock, Memory, and the Novel in the Wake of World War I explores the narrative traces, subaltern faces, and commemorative spaces of shell shock in wartime and postwar novels by Mulk Raj Anand, Ford Madox Ford, Mary A. Ward, George Washington Lee, Ernest Hemingway, F...read more

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9781107114203 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 9, 2015, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Shell Shock, Memory, and the Novel in the Wake of World War I explores the narrative traces, subaltern faces, and commemorative spaces of shell shock in wartime and postwar novels by Mulk Raj Anand, Ford Madox Ford, Mary A.

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Product Description: Olivia Manning: A Woman at War is the first literary biography of the twentieth-century novelist Olivia Manning. It tells the story of a writer whose life and work were shaped by her own fierce ambition, and, like many of her generation, the events and aftermath of the Second World War...read more

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9780199609185 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 1, 2013, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: Olivia Manning: A Woman at War is the first literary biography of the twentieth-century novelist Olivia Manning.

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9780198728580 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 22, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Olivia Manning: A Woman at War is the first literary biography of the twentieth-century novelist Olivia Manning.

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Product Description: One of the first studies to explore the relationship between environmental criticism and British modernism, Green Modernism explores the cultural function of nature in the modernist novel between 1900 and 1930. This theoretically engaged, historically informed book brings new materialist insights to novels by Conrad, Ford, Lawrence, and Butts...read more

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9781137549358 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 22, 2015, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: One of the first studies to explore the relationship between environmental criticism and British modernism, Green Modernism explores the cultural function of nature in the modernist novel between 1900 and 1930.

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Product Description: This book is both a celebration of the life and career of the eminent literary scholar, critic, and journalist John Sutherland and an extension of Sutherland’s work in various fields, including nineteenth- and twentieth-century Anglo-American literature, the publishing industry, and its impact upon creativity and literary puzzles...read more
By William Baker (editor)

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9781611476927 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, July 29, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This book is both a celebration of the life and career of the eminent literary scholar, critic, and journalist John Sutherland and an extension of Sutherland’s work in various fields, including nineteenth- and twentieth-century Anglo-American literature, the publishing industry, and its impact upon creativity and literary puzzles.

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Product Description: Novelists Against Social Change studies the writing of John Buchan, Dornford Yates and Angela Thirkell to show how these conservative authors put their fears and anxieties into their best-selling fiction. Resisting the threats of change in social class, politics, the freedom of women, and professionalization produced their strongest works...read more

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9781137457714 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 11, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Novelists Against Social Change studies the writing of John Buchan, Dornford Yates and Angela Thirkell to show how these conservative authors put their fears and anxieties into their best-selling fiction.

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Product Description: In her study of music-making in the Edwardian novel, Cecilia Björkén-Nyberg argues that the invention and development of the player piano had a significant effect on the perception, performance and appreciation of music during the period...read more

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9781472439987 | Ashgate Pub Co, June 19, 2015, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: In her study of music-making in the Edwardian novel, Cecilia Björkén-Nyberg argues that the invention and development of the player piano had a significant effect on the perception, performance and appreciation of music during the period.

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Product Description: Transport in British Fiction is the first essay collection devoted to transport and its various types horse, train, tram, cab, omnibus, bicycle, ship, car, air and space as represented in British fiction across a century of unprecedented technological change that was as destabilizing as it was progressive...read more

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9781137499035 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 22, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Transport in British Fiction is the first essay collection devoted to transport and its various types horse, train, tram, cab, omnibus, bicycle, ship, car, air and space as represented in British fiction across a century of unprecedented technological change that was as destabilizing as it was progressive.

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Product Description: Home in British Working-Class Fiction offers a fresh take on British working-class writing that turns away from a masculinist, work-based understanding of class in favour of home, gender, domestic labour and the family kitchen. As Nicola Wilson shows, the history of the British working classes has often been written from the outside, with observers looking into the world of the inhabitants...read more

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9781409432418 | Ashgate Pub Co, April 30, 2015, cover price $104.95 | About this edition: Home in British Working-Class Fiction offers a fresh take on British working-class writing that turns away from a masculinist, work-based understanding of class in favour of home, gender, domestic labour and the family kitchen.

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Product Description: This book traces the literary friendship between Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells from their early correspondence through to the differences that caused their estrangement, including their respective responses to the First World War...read more

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9781137500113, titled "Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells: The Fin-de-Siècle Literary Scene" | Palgrave Macmillan, May 29, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This book traces the literary friendship between Joseph Conrad and H.

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Product Description: The Bildungsroman is a genre novel whose territory is well traveled, that of a young and often alienated hero on the cusp of maturity, intent on discovering who he or she is and being true to that identity. The German word Bildung refers to forming and shaping, and the first Bildungsromane in 18th-century Germany focused on the hero’s self-formation...read more

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9780813029832 | Univ Pr of Florida, June 30, 2006, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The Bildungsroman is a genre novel whose territory is well traveled, that of a young and often alienated hero on the cusp of maturity, intent on discovering who he or she is and being true to that identity.

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9780813061351 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Florida, May 15, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Bildungsroman is a genre novel whose territory is well traveled, that of a young and often alienated hero on the cusp of maturity, intent on discovering who he or she is and being true to that identity.

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Product Description: Scholars of the middlebrow have demonstrated that the preferences and choices of both women writers and women readers have suffered considerably from the dismissive attitude of earlier critics. George Eliot s famous attack on Silly Novels by Lady Novelists set the tone for the long tradition of gendered disputes over the literary merit of works of fiction a controversy which eventually coalesced with a class-based hegemony of taste in the so-called Battle of the Brows...read more

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9789004313361 | Lam edition (Rodopi Bv Editions, March 17, 2016), cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Scholars of the middlebrow have demonstrated that the preferences and choices of both women writers and women readers have suffered considerably from the dismissive attitude of earlier critics.

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Product Description: Wendy Fairey grew up among books. As the shy and studious daughter of famed Hollywood columnist Sheilah Graham—F. Scott Fitzgerald’s lover during the last years of his life—she began as a child reading her way through the library Fitzgerald had assembled for her mother and escaped into the landscape of classic English novels...read more

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9781628725377 | Arcade Pub, March 10, 2015, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Wendy Fairey grew up among books.

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