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Product Description: Early novel reading typically conjures images of rapt readers in quiet rooms, but commentators at the time described reading as a fraught activity, one occurring amidst a distracting cacophony that included sloshing chamber pots and wailing street vendors...read more

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9781421420127 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, September 18, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Early novel reading typically conjures images of rapt readers in quiet rooms, but commentators at the time described reading as a fraught activity, one occurring amidst a distracting cacophony that included sloshing chamber pots and wailing street vendors.

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Product Description: One of the new forms of prose fiction that emerged in the eighteenth century was the first-person narrative told by things such as coins, coaches, clothes, animals, or insects. This is an ambitious new account of the context in which these "it narratives" became so popular...read more

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9780691148069 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 8, 2011, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: One of the new forms of prose fiction that emerged in the eighteenth century was the first-person narrative told by things such as coins, coaches, clothes, animals, or insects.

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9780691171258 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 26, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: One of the new forms of prose fiction that emerged in the eighteenth century was the first-person narrative told by things such as coins, coaches, clothes, animals, or insects.

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Product Description: When writers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries explored the implications of organic and emotional sensitivity, the pain of the body gave rise to unsettling but irresistible questions. Urged on by some of their most deeply felt preoccupations – and in the case of figures like Coleridge and P...read more

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9780415842914 | Routledge, March 5, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Shortlisted for the University English Early Career Book Prize 2016 Shortlisted for the British Association for Romantic Studies First Book Prize 2015 When writers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries explored the implications of organic and emotional sensitivity, the pain of the body gave rise to unsettling but irresistible questions.

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9781138203259 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 15, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: When writers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries explored the implications of organic and emotional sensitivity, the pain of the body gave rise to unsettling but irresistible questions.

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Product Description: Romantic Globalism: British Literature and Modern World Order, 1750–1830 explores how British literature of the late eighteenth century and Romantic era both reflects and inflects the increasingly global world in which it was produced and consumed...read more

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9780814212547 | Ohio State Univ Pr, May 28, 2014, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Romantic Globalism: British Literature and Modern World Order, 1750–1830 explores how British literature of the late eighteenth century and Romantic era both reflects and inflects the increasingly global world in which it was produced and consumed.
9780814293577 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, May 28, 2014), cover price $14.95

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9780814252857 | Ohio State Univ Pr, June 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Romantic Globalism: British Literature and Modern World Order, 1750–1830 explores how British literature of the late eighteenth century and Romantic era both reflects and inflects the increasingly global world in which it was produced and consumed.

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Product Description: How can the modern individual control his or her self-representation when the whole world seems to be watching? The question is not a new one Julia Fawcett traces it back to 18th-century London--and to the strange and spectacular self-representations performed there by England's first modern celebrities...read more

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9780472119806 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 4, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: How can the modern individual control his or her self-representation when the whole world seems to be watching?

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Product Description: Howard D. Weinbrot challenges the view that the period 1660-1800 is correctly regarded as the "Augustan" age of English literature, a time in which classical Augustan ideals provided a main source of inspiration. Scholars have held that British writers of the Restoration and eighteenth century considered Augustus Caesar to be the model of the wise ruler who enabled political, literary, and moral wisdom to flourish...read more

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9780691643809, titled "Augustus Caesar in Augustan England: The Decline of a Classical Norm" | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Howard D.
9780023156618, titled "Readers, Teachers, Learners: Expanding Literacy in the Secondary Schools" | 2nd edition (Prentice Hall, January 1, 1995), cover price $68.80 | also contains Readers, Teachers, Learners: Expanding Literacy in the Secondary Schools
9780691063447 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 1, 1977, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: Howard D.

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9780691616513, titled "Augustus Caesar in Augustan England: The Decline of a Classical Norm" | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Howard D.

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Product Description: Lucinda Cole’s Imperfect Creatures offers the first full-length study of the shifting, unstable, but foundational status of “vermin” as creatures and category in the early modern literary, scientific, and political imagination...read more

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9780472072958 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 26, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Lucinda Cole’s Imperfect Creatures offers the first full-length study of the shifting, unstable, but foundational status of “vermin” as creatures and category in the early modern literary, scientific, and political imagination.

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9780472052950 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 26, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Lucinda Cole’s Imperfect Creatures offers the first full-length study of the shifting, unstable, but foundational status of “vermin” as creatures and category in the early modern literary, scientific, and political imagination.

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Product Description: Fact and Fiction explores the intersection between literature and the sciences, focusing on German and British culture between the eighteenth century and today.  Observing that it was in the eighteenth century that the divide between science and literature as disciplines first began to be defined, the contributors to this collection probe how authors from that time onwards have assessed and affected the relationship between literary and scientific cultures...read more

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9781442645981 | Univ of Toronto Pr, February 25, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Fact and Fiction explores the intersection between literature and the sciences, focusing on German and British culture between the eighteenth century and today.

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Product Description: This study investigates a powerful shift towards modern ideas of realism in English Romantic literature.

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9789004308169, titled "A New Scene of Thought: Studies in Romantic Realism" | Rodopi Bv Editions, January 14, 2016, cover price $91.00 | About this edition: This study investigates a powerful shift towards modern ideas of realism in English Romantic literature.

In an interdisciplinary study of black intellectual history at the dawn of the nineteenth century, Stefan M. Wheelock shows how black antislavery writers were able to counteract ideologies of white supremacy while fostering a sense of racial community and identity. The major figures he discusses―Ottobah Cugoano, Olaudah Equiano, David Walker, and Maria Stewart―engaged the concepts of democracy, freedom, and equality as these ideas ripened within the context of racial terror and colonial hegemony. Wheelock highlights the ways in which religious and secular versions of collective political destiny both competed and cooperated to forge a vision for a more perfect and just society. By appealing to religious sensibilities and calling for emancipation, these writers addressed slavery and its cultural bearing on the Atlantic in varied, complex, and sometimes contradictory ways during a key period in the development of Western political identity and modernity.

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9780813937984 | Univ of Virginia Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $69.50

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9780813937991 | Univ of Virginia Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $29.50 | About this edition: In an interdisciplinary study of black intellectual history at the dawn of the nineteenth century, Stefan M.

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Product Description: How much can we know about what other people are feeling and how much can we sympathize or empathize with them? The term "intimacy" captures a tension between a confidence in the possibility of shared experience and a competing belief that thoughts and feelings are irreducibly private...read more

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9780804786096 | Stanford Univ Pr, September 4, 2013, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: How much can we know about what other people are feeling and how much can we sympathize or empathize with them?

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9780804799447 | Reprint edition (Stanford Univ Pr, December 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: How much can we know about what other people are feeling and how much can we sympathize or empathize with them?

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Product Description: Modernity’s Mist explores an understudied aspect of Romanticism: its future-oriented poetics. Whereas Romanticism is well known for its relation to the past, Emily Rohrbach situates Romantic epistemological uncertainties in relation to historiographical debates that opened up a radically unpredictable and fast- approaching future...read more

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9780823267965 | Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Modernity’s Mist explores an understudied aspect of Romanticism: its future-oriented poetics.

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9780823267972 | Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Modernity’s Mist explores an understudied aspect of Romanticism: its future-oriented poetics.
9780534545871, titled "Media Effects Research: A Basic Overview" | Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2002, cover price $63.95 | also contains Media Effects Research: A Basic Overview | About this edition: This exciting new text provides an excellent introduction for students of mass media effects.
9780534545857, titled "Internet Guide for History" | Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 1998, cover price $57.95 | also contains Internet Guide for History | About this edition: Book by Kurland, Daniel J.

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Product Description: Ian Haywood explores the 'Golden Age' of caricature through the close reading of key, iconic prints by artists including James Gillray, George and Robert Cruikshank, and Thomas Rowlandson. This approach both illuminates the visual and ideological complexity of graphic satire and demonstrates how this art form transformed Romantic-era politics into a unique and compelling spectacle of corruption, monstrosity and resistance...read more

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9781107044210 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 16, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Ian Haywood explores the 'Golden Age' of caricature through the close reading of key, iconic prints by artists including James Gillray, George and Robert Cruikshank, and Thomas Rowlandson.

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9781107620681 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Ian Haywood explores the 'Golden Age' of caricature through the close reading of key, iconic prints by artists including James Gillray, George and Robert Cruikshank, and Thomas Rowlandson.

British salons, with guests such as Byron, Moore, and Thackeray, were veritable hothouses of political and cultural agitation. Using a number of sources - diaries, letters, silver-fork novels, satires, travel writing, Keepsakes, and imaginary conversations - Schmid paints a vivid picture of the British salon between the 1780s and the 1840s.

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9780230110656 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 6, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: British salons, with guests such as Byron, Moore, and Thackeray, were veritable hothouses of political and cultural agitation.

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9781137557643 | Reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, September 30, 2015), cover price $39.99

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Product Description: What, and when, is British Romanticism, if seen not in island isolation but cosmopolitan integration with European Romantic literature, history and culture? The essays here range from poetry and the novel to science writing, philosophy, visual art, opera and melodrama; from France and Germany to Italy and Bosnia...read more
By Tristanne Connolly (editor)

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9781137461957 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 9, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: What, and when, is British Romanticism, if seen not in island isolation but cosmopolitan integration with European Romantic literature, history and culture?

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Product Description: Literary Salons Across Britain and Ireland in the Long Eighteenth Century examines the central role played by salons in the transnational circulation of ideas, goods and cultural practices. With its interdisciplinary emphasis, and a focus on archival research, the book examines how the nature of elite sociability changed during the period, exploring literary patronage and networks, material culture, and social transformations...read more

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9781137512703 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 12, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Literary Salons Across Britain and Ireland in the Long Eighteenth Century examines the central role played by salons in the transnational circulation of ideas, goods and cultural practices.

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Product Description: Why was Milton so important to the Romantics? How did 'Milton the Regicide', a man often regarded in his lifetime as a dangerous traitor and heretic, become 'the Sublime Milton'?The late eighteenth century saw a sudden and to date almost undocumented craze for all things Miltonic, the symptoms of which included the violation of his grave and the sale of his hair and bones as relics, the republication of all his works including his political tracts in unprecedented numbers, the appearance of the poet in the works, letters, dreams and visions of all the major British Romantic poets and even frequent reports of hauntings by his ghost...read more

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9781849663328 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 26, 2011, cover price $80.00

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9781474245128 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 18, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Why was Milton so important to the Romantics?

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Product Description: Mary Delany’s phrase “the matrimonial trap” illuminates the apprehension with which genteel women of the eighteenth century viewed marriage. These women were generally required to marry in order to secure their futures, yet hindered from freely choosing a husband...read more

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9781611485264 | Bucknell Univ Pr, December 5, 2013, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Mary Delany’s phrase “the matrimonial trap” illuminates the apprehension with which genteel women of the eighteenth century viewed marriage.
9780471546252, titled "Intermediate Accounting & Booklet of Selected Solutions Set" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 1, 2000, cover price $69.95 | also contains Intermediate Accounting & Booklet of Selected Solutions Set

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9781611487053 | Bucknell Univ Pr, August 31, 2015, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Mary Delany’s phrase “the matrimonial trap” illuminates the apprehension with which genteel women of the eighteenth century viewed marriage.

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Product Description: In Making Love: Sentiment and Sexuality in Eighteenth-Century British Literature, Paul Kelleher revises the history of sexuality from the vantage point of the literary history of sentimentalism. Kelleher demonstrates how eighteenth-century British philosophers, essayists, and novelists fundamentally reconceived the relations among sentiment, sexuality, and moral virtue...read more

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9781611486933 | Bucknell Univ Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In Making Love: Sentiment and Sexuality in Eighteenth-Century British Literature, Paul Kelleher revises the history of sexuality from the vantage point of the literary history of sentimentalism.

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Product Description: Brimming with the fascinating eccentricities of a complex and confusing movement whose influences continue to resonate deeply, 30 Great Myths About the Romantics adds great clarity to what we know – or think we know – about one of the most important periods in literary history...read more

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9781118843260 | Blackwell Pub, May 6, 2015, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Brimming with the fascinating eccentricities of a complex and confusing movement whose influences continue to resonate deeply, 30 Great Myths About the Romantics adds great clarity to what we know – or think we know – about one of the most important periods in literary history.

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9781118843192 | Blackwell Pub, May 6, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This is a book for anyone with an interest in the British Romantics.

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Product Description: Today, in the era of the spoiler alert, “surprise” in fiction is primarily associated with an unexpected plot twist, but in earlier usage, the word had darker and more complex meanings. Originally denoting a military ambush or physical assault, surprise went through a major semantic shift in the eighteenth century: from violent attack to pleasurable experience, and from external event to internal feeling...read more

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9780801453694 | Cornell Univ Pr, May 12, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Today, in the era of the spoiler alert, “surprise” in fiction is primarily associated with an unexpected plot twist, but in earlier usage, the word had darker and more complex meanings.

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Product Description: Women writers played a central role in the literature and culture of eighteenth-century Britain. Featuring essays on female writers and genres by leading scholars in the field, this Companion introduces readers to the range, significance and complexity of women's writing across multiple genres in Britain between 1660 and 1789...read more

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9781107013162 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Women writers played a central role in the literature and culture of eighteenth-century Britain.

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