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Product Description: This collaborative History aims to become the standard work on Victorian literature for the twenty-first century. Well-known scholars introduce readers to their particular fields, discuss influential critical debates and offer illuminating contextual detail to situate authors and works in their wider cultural and historical contexts...read more
By Kate Flint (editor)

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9780521846257 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2012, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: This collaborative History aims to become the standard work on Victorian literature for the twenty-first century.

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9781316606131 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, April 26, 2016), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: This collaborative History aims to become the standard work on Victorian literature for the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: Erasmus Darwin and his grandson, Charles, were the two most important evolutionary theorists of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain. Although their ideas and methods differed, both Darwins were prolific and inventive writers: Erasmus composed several epic poems and scientific treatises, while Charles is renowned both for his collected journals (now titled The Voyage of the Beagle) and for his masterpiece, The Origin of Species...read more

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9781421420769 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, October 18, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Erasmus Darwin and his grandson, Charles, were the two most important evolutionary theorists of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain.

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Product Description: Can imaginative literature change the political and social history of a class or nation? In The Chartist Imaginary: Literary Form in Working-Class Political Theory and Practice, Margaret Loose turns to the Chartist Movement―Britain’s first mass working-class movement, dating from the 1830s to the 1840s―and argues that, based on literature by members of the movement, the answer to that question is a resounding “yes...read more

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9780814293706 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, October 28, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Can imaginative literature change the political and social history of a class or nation?
9780814212660 | Ohio State Univ Pr, October 28, 2014, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Can imaginative literature change the political and social history of a class or nation?

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9780814252833 | Reprint edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, June 1, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Can imaginative literature change the political and social history of a class or nation?

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Product Description: Imperial Media: Colonial Networks and Information Technologies in the British Literary Imagination, 1857–1918 brings together two of the most dynamic and productive approaches to the study of nineteenth-century literature in recent years―media studies and colonial studies―to illuminate the rich and enduring symbiosis that developed between information technologies and Empire...read more

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9780814212516 | Ohio State Univ Pr, April 28, 2014, cover price $49.95
9780814293553 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, April 28, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Imperial Media: Colonial Networks and Information Technologies in the British Literary Imagination, 1857–1918 brings together two of the most dynamic and productive approaches to the study of nineteenth-century literature in recent years—media studies and colonial studies—to illuminate the rich and enduring symbiosis that developed between information technologies and Empire.

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9780814252819, titled "Imperial Media: Colonial Networks and Information Technologies in the British Literary Imagination 1857-1918" | Reprint edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, June 1, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Imperial Media: Colonial Networks and Information Technologies in the British Literary Imagination, 1857–1918 brings together two of the most dynamic and productive approaches to the study of nineteenth-century literature in recent years―media studies and colonial studies―to illuminate the rich and enduring symbiosis that developed between information technologies and Empire.

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Product Description: Eileen Cleere argues in this interdisciplinary study that mid-century discoveries about hygiene and cleanliness not only influenced public health, civic planning, and medical practice but also powerfully reshaped the aesthetic values of the British middle class...read more

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9780814293621 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, July 28, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Eileen Cleere argues in this interdisciplinary study that mid-century discoveries about hygiene and cleanliness not only influenced public health, civic planning, and medical practice but also powerfully reshaped the aesthetic values of the British middle class.
9780814212585 | Ohio State Univ Pr, July 28, 2014, cover price $59.95

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9780814252789 | Reprint edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, June 1, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Eileen Cleere argues in this interdisciplinary study that mid-century discoveries about hygiene and cleanliness not only influenced public health, civic planning, and medical practice but also powerfully reshaped the aesthetic values of the British middle class.

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Product Description: In examining the relationship between fairy tales and Victorian culture, Molly Clark Hillard concludes that the Victorians were “spellbound”: novelists, poets, and playwrights were self-avowedly enchanted by these tales. At the same time, Spellbound: The Fairy Tale and the Victorians shows that literary genres were bound to the fairy tale and dependent on its forms and figures to make meaning...read more

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9780814212455 | Ohio State Univ Pr, March 28, 2014, cover price $59.95
9780814293485 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, March 28, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In examining the relationship between fairy tales and Victorian culture, Molly Clark Hillard concludes that the Victorians were “spellbound”: novelists, poets, and playwrights were self-avowedly enchanted by these tales.

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9780814252802 | Reprint edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, June 1, 2016), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In examining the relationship between fairy tales and Victorian culture, Molly Clark Hillard concludes that the Victorians were “spellbound”: novelists, poets, and playwrights were self-avowedly enchanted by these tales.

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Product Description: Sheila Cordner traces a tradition of literary resistance to dominant pedagogies in nineteenth-century Britain, recovering an overlooked chapter in the history of thought about education. This book considers an influential group of writers - all excluded from Oxford and Cambridge because of their class or gender - who argue extensively for the value of learning outside of schools altogether...read more

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9781472467478 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Sheila Cordner traces a tradition of literary resistance to dominant pedagogies in nineteenth-century Britain, recovering an overlooked chapter in the history of thought about education.

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Product Description: This innovative study shows that nineteenth-century texts gave domesticity not just a spatial but also a temporal dimension. Novels by Dickens and Gaskell, as well as periodicals, cookery books and albums, all showed domesticity as a process...read more

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9781137542878 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 29, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This innovative study shows that nineteenth-century texts gave domesticity not just a spatial but also a temporal dimension.

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Product Description: Cutting-edge science, personalized for today’s students.As a well-respected researcher, Laurence Steinberg connects current research with real-world application, helping students see the similarities and differences in adolescent development across different social, economic, and cultural backgrounds...read more

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9781259567827 | 11 edition (McGraw-Hill College, February 24, 2016), cover price $255.60 | also contains Adolescence | About this edition: Cutting-edge science, personalized for today’s students.
9780077798291 | 10 lslf edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, June 11, 2013), cover price $191.70 | also contains Adolescence | About this edition: In this tenth edition of Adolescence, Laurence Steinberg continues to utilize an effective combination of a friendly writing style, thorough research, and a contextual approach that emphasizes adolescence in contemporary society.
9780077468873 | 9 lslf edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, August 3, 2010), cover price $170.40 | About this edition: Steinberg, Laurence
9780073532035 | 9 edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, June 18, 2010), cover price $246.75 | About this edition: In this ninth edition of Adolescence, Laurence Steinberg continues to utilize an effective combination of a friendly writing style, thorough research, and a contextual approach that emphasizes adolescence in contemporary society.
9780073405483 | 8 edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, June 15, 2007), cover price $175.05
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9780072414615 | 6 signed edition (McGraw-Hill College, June 1, 2001), cover price $46.15 | About this edition: This text focuses on understanding adolescents' development within the contexts of their environment and social relationships.
9780072286298 | 5 signed edition (McGraw-Hill College, September 1, 1998), cover price $29.50 | also contains Five Decades of Opposition: Essays

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Product Description: Throughout the nineteenth century, practitioners of science, writers of fiction and journalists wrote about electricity in ways that defied epistemological and disciplinary boundaries. Revealing electricity as a site for intense and imaginative Victorian speculation, Stella Pratt-Smith traces the synthesis of nineteenth-century electricity made possible by the powerful combination of science, literature and the popular imagination...read more

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9781472419408 | Ashgate Pub Co, March 30, 2017, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Throughout the nineteenth century, practitioners of science, writers of fiction and journalists wrote about electricity in ways that defied epistemological and disciplinary boundaries.

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Product Description: Addressing the Victorian obsession with the sordid materiality of modern life, this book studies dirt in nineteenth-century English literature and the Victorian cultural imagination. Dirt litters Victorian writing – industrial novels, literature about the city, slum fiction, bluebooks, and the reports of sanitary reformers...read more

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9781138932906 | Routledge, February 12, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Addressing the Victorian obsession with the sordid materiality of modern life, this book studies dirt in nineteenth-century English literature and the Victorian cultural imagination.

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Product Description: The Regency Revisited reconfigures Romantic Studies through a neglected timeframe. It demonstrates how politics and culture of the Regency years transformed literature. By co-opting authors, the Regency provoked opposition, and brought new genres and modes of writing to the fore...read more
By Michael E. Sinatra (editor)

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9781137543370 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 30, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The Regency Revisited reconfigures Romantic Studies through a neglected timeframe.

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Product Description: In the usual accounts, literature of the nineteenth century compulsively tells the story of the individual and interiority. But amidst the newly dense social landscapes of modernity, with London as the first city of one million inhabitants, this literature also sought to represent those unknown and unmet: strangers...read more

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9780199797202 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In the usual accounts, literature of the nineteenth century compulsively tells the story of the individual and interiority.

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Product Description: Today, the 'rise' of China is omnipresent: whether articulated as opportunity or threat, expected or surprising, China's global prominence is consistently proclaimed as new and noteworthy. Yet the Victorians held similar beliefs that China was rising in importance, and that its rise was integrally tied to the success of the West...read more

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9781107013155 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 23, 2013, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Today, the 'rise' of China is omnipresent: whether articulated as opportunity or threat, expected or surprising, China's global prominence is consistently proclaimed as new and noteworthy.

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9781316600993 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 21, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Today, the 'rise' of China is omnipresent: whether articulated as opportunity or threat, expected or surprising, China's global prominence is consistently proclaimed as new and noteworthy.

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Product Description: Focusing on British women writers' knowledge of ancient Egypt, Youngkin shows the oftentimes limited but pervasive representations of ancient Egyptian women in their written and visual works. Images of Hathor, Isis, and Cleopatra influenced how British writers such as George Eliot and Edith Cooper came to represent female emancipation...read more

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9781137570765, titled "British Women Writers and the Reception of Ancient Egypt, 1840-1910: Imperialist Representations of Egyptian Women" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 21, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Focusing on British women writers' knowledge of ancient Egypt, Youngkin shows the oftentimes limited but pervasive representations of ancient Egyptian women in their written and visual works.

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Product Description: 'My revenge is just begun! I spread it over centuries, and time is on my side,' warns Dracula. This statement is descriptive of the Gothic genre. Like the Count, the Gothic encompasses and has manifested itself in many forms. Bram Stoker and the Gothic demonstrates how Dracula marks a key moment in the transformation of the Gothic...read more
By Catherine Wynne (editor)

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9781137465030 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 6, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: 'My revenge is just begun!

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Product Description: Byronic Heroes in Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing and Screen Adaptation charts a new chapter in the changing fortunes of a unique cultural phenomenon. This book examines the afterlives of the Byronic hero through the work of nineteenth-century women writers and screen adaptations of their fiction...read more

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9780230574397, titled "Byronic Heroes in Nineteenth-Century Women’s Writing and Screen Adaptation" | Palgrave Macmillan, January 6, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Byronic Heroes in Nineteenth-Century Women's Writing and Screen Adaptation charts a new chapter in the changing fortunes of a unique cultural phenomenon.

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Product Description: For Decadent authors, Romanticism was a source of powerful imaginative revisionism, perversion, transition, and partial negation. But for all these strong Decadent reactions against the period, the cultural phenomenon of Decadence shared with Romanticism a mutual distrust of the philosophy of utilitarianism and the aesthetics of neo-Classicism...read more
By Mark Sandy (editor)

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9781472422422 | Ashgate Pub Co, February 9, 2016, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: For Decadent authors, Romanticism was a source of powerful imaginative revisionism, perversion, transition, and partial negation.

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Product Description: Romantic Sustainability is a collection of sixteen essays that examine the British Romantic era in ecocritical terms. Written by scholars from five continents, this international collection addresses the works of traditional Romantic writers such as John Keats, Percy Shelley, William Wordsworth, Lord Byron, and Samuel Coleridge but also delves into ecocritical topics related to authors added to the canon more recently, such as Elizabeth Inchbald and John Clare...read more
By Ben P. Robertson (editor)

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9781498518901 | Lexington Books, December 24, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Romantic Sustainability is a collection of sixteen essays that examine the British Romantic era in ecocritical terms.

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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: The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women's Writing brings together chapters by leading scholars to provide innovative and comprehensive coverage of Victorian women writers' careers and literary achievements. While incorporating the scholarly insights of modern feminist criticism, it also reflects new approaches to women authors that have emerged with the rise of book history; periodical studies; performance studies; postcolonial studies; and scholarship on authorship, readership, and publishing...read more
By Linda H. Peterson (editor)

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9781107064843 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 28, 2015, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women's Writing brings together chapters by leading scholars to provide innovative and comprehensive coverage of Victorian women writers' careers and literary achievements.

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9781107659612 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women's Writing brings together chapters by leading scholars to provide innovative and comprehensive coverage of Victorian women writers' careers and literary achievements.

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Product Description: The Victorians worried about many things, prominent among their worries being the 'condition' of England and the 'question' of its women. This book - now available in paperback - revisits these particular anxieties, concentrating more closely upon four 'crimes' which generated special concern amongst contemporaries: adultery, bigamy, infanticide, and prostitution...read more

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9781849462945 | Hart Pub, February 1, 2014, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: The Victorians worried about many things, prominent among their worries being the 'condition' of England and the 'question' of its women.

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9781509904983 | Hart Pub, November 19, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The Victorians worried about many things, prominent among their worries being the 'condition' of England and the 'question' of its women.

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Product Description: This volume marks the first sustained study to interrogate how and why issues of sexuality, desire, and economic processes intersect in the literature and culture of the Victorian fin de siècle. At the end of the nineteenth-century, the move towards new models of economic thought marked the transition from a marketplace centred around the fulfilment of ‘needs’ to one ministering to anything that might, potentially, be desired...read more
By Jane Ford (editor), Kim Edwards Keates (editor) and Patricia Pulham (editor)

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9781138826342 | Routledge, November 3, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This volume marks the first sustained study to interrogate how and why issues of sexuality, desire, and economic processes intersect in the literature and culture of the Victorian fin de siècle.

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Product Description: Florence S. Boos’s History and Poetics in the Early Writings of William Morris, 1855–1870 examines Morris’s literary development in the context of his Victorian contemporaries, probing the cross-influences of temperament, cultural ambiance, early reader reactions, and his restless search for an authentic poetic voice...read more

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9780814293942, titled "History and Poetics in the Early Writings of William Morris, 1855-1870" | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, October 10, 2015), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Florence S.
9780814212899 | Ohio State Univ Pr, October 10, 2015, cover price $91.95 | About this edition: Florence S.

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Product Description: Richard Salmon provides an original account of the formation of the literary profession during the late Romantic and early Victorian periods. Focusing on the representation of authors in narrative and iconographic texts, including novels, biographies, sketches and portrait galleries, Salmon traces the emergence of authorship as a new form of professional identity from the 1820s to the 1850s...read more

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9781107039629 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 31, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Richard Salmon provides an original account of the formation of the literary profession during the late Romantic and early Victorian periods.

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9781107566897 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2015, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Richard Salmon provides an original account of the formation of the literary profession during the late Romantic and early Victorian periods.

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