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Product Description: “A valuable and comprehensive survey of an enormous subject. Extremely well written and a significant addition to scholarship.”--Paul Goldman, coeditor of Reading Victorian Illustration, 1855–1875: Spoils of the Lumber Room   “A marvelous overview of how and why illustrations became an integral part of Victorian fiction...read more

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9780813062297 | Univ Pr of Florida, February 28, 2017, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: “A valuable and comprehensive survey of an enormous subject.

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Product Description: This book provides a political and geographical history of how boglands (or peat bogs) are represented in modern and contemporary Irish literature and culture from the 1880s to the present. Bogs are more than ubiquitous landforms in Ireland...read more

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9781782052043 | Cork Univ Pr, December 31, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This book provides a political and geographical history of how boglands (or peat bogs) are represented in modern and contemporary Irish literature and culture from the 1880s to the present.

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Product Description: 'Island Genres, Genre Islands' moves the debate about literature and place onto new ground by exploring the island settings of bestsellers. Through a focus on four key genres—crime fiction, thrillers, popular romance fiction, and fantasy fiction—Crane and Fletcher show that genre is fundamental to both the textual representation of real and imagined islands and to actual knowledges and experiences of islands...read more

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9781783482054 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 16, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: 'Island Genres, Genre Islands' moves the debate about literature and place onto new ground by exploring the island settings of bestsellers.

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Product Description: Investigates the ways in which new technologies and theories of photography, phonography, moving images, and digital media engage with a diverse set of texts by British Romantic writers.Finalist in the Social Sciences category, 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year AwardsRomantic Mediations investigates the connections among British Romantic writers, their texts, and the history of major forms of technical media from the turn of the nineteenth century to the present...read more

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9781438463278 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Investigates the ways in which new technologies and theories of photography, phonography, moving images, and digital media engage with a diverse set of texts by British Romantic writers.

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Product Description: Although the preoccupation of Gothic storytelling with the family has often been observed, it invites a more systematic exploration. Gothic kinship brings together case studies of Gothic kinship ties in film and literature and offers a synthesis and theorisation of the different appearances of the Gothic family...read more

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9780719088605 | Manchester Univ Pr, December 17, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Although the preoccupation of Gothic storytelling with the family has often been observed, it invites a more systematic exploration.

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9781526106919 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Although the preoccupation of Gothic storytelling with the family has often been observed, it invites a more systematic exploration.

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Product Description: Horror is unlike any other literary genre. It seeks to provoke uniquely strong reactions, such as fear, shock, dread or disgust, and yet remains very popular. Horror is most readily associated with the film industry, but horrific short stories and novels have been wildly loved by readers for well over two centuries...read more

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9780712356084 | British Library Board, November 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Horror is unlike any other literary genre.

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Product Description: 'The dead travel fast and, in our contemporary globalised world, so too does the gothic.' Examining how gothic has been globalised and globalisation made gothic, this collection of essays explores an emerging globalgothic that is simultaneously a continuation of the western tradition and a wholesale transformation of that tradition which expands the horizons of the gothic in diverse new and exciting ways...read more
By Glennis Byron (editor)

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9780719087950 | Manchester Univ Pr, August 27, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: 'The dead travel fast and, in our contemporary globalised world, so too does the gothic.

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9781526106902 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: 'The dead travel fast and, in our contemporary globalised world, so too does the gothic.

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Product Description: This book will provide the first study of how the Gothic engages with ecocritical ideas. Ecocriticism has frequently explored images of environmental catastrophe, the wilderness, the idea of home, constructions of 'nature', and images of the post-apocalypse – images which are also central to a certain type of Gothic literature...read more
By William Hughes (editor)

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9780719086571 | Manchester Univ Pr, September 17, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book will provide the first study of how the Gothic engages with ecocritical ideas.

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9781526106896 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This book will provide the first study of how the Gothic engages with ecocritical ideas.

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Product Description: Gothic death 1740-1914 explores the representations of death and dying in Gothic narratives published between the mid-eighteenth century and the beginning of the First World War. The book investigates how eighteenth century Graveyard Poetry and the tradition of the elegy produced a version of death that underpinned ideas about empathy and models of textual composition...read more

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9780719088414 | Manchester Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Gothic death 1740-1914 explores the representations of death and dying in Gothic narratives published between the mid-eighteenth century and the beginning of the First World War.

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Product Description: This book is about the ways that Gothic literature has been transformed since the 18th century across cultures and across genres. In a series of essays written by scholars in the field, the book focuses on landscape in the Gothic and the ways landscape both reflects and reveals the dark elements of culture and humanity...read more
By Kathleen Healey (editor)

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9783319331645 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 26, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book is about the ways that Gothic literature has been transformed since the 18th century across cultures and across genres.

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Product Description: Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein is its own type of monster mythos that will not die, a corpus whose parts keep getting harvested to animate new artistic creations. What makes this tale so adaptable and so resilient that, nearly 200 years later, it remains vitally relevant in a culture radically different from the one that spawned its birth? Monstrous Progeny takes readers on a fascinating exploration of the Frankenstein family tree, tracing the literary and intellectual roots of Shelley’s novel from the sixteenth century and analyzing the evolution of the book’s figures and themes into modern productions that range from children’s cartoons to pornography...read more

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9780813564241 | Rutgers Univ Pr, July 21, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein is its own type of monster mythos that will not die, a corpus whose parts keep getting harvested to animate new artistic creations.

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9780813564234 | Reprint edition (Rutgers Univ Pr, July 21, 2016), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein is its own type of monster mythos that will not die, a corpus whose parts keep getting harvested to animate new artistic creations.

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Product Description: In-depth and refreshingly readable, Splattered Ink is a bold analysis of postfeminist gothic, a literary genre that continues to jar readers, reject happy endings, and find powerful new ways to talk about violence against women. Sarah E...read more

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9780252040467 | Univ of Illinois Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In-depth and refreshingly readable, Splattered Ink is a bold analysis of postfeminist gothic, a literary genre that continues to jar readers, reject happy endings, and find powerful new ways to talk about violence against women.

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9780252081927 | Reprint edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, August 1, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In-depth and refreshingly readable, Splattered Ink is a bold analysis of postfeminist gothic, a literary genre that continues to jar readers, reject happy endings, and find powerful new ways to talk about violence against women.

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Product Description: Geographies of Love is the first study to explore the cultural life-worlds of British, Australian, and Indian chick and lad-lit characters. Offering case studies including Bridget Jones and Will Freeman (of About a Boy), the book explores how love and romance are looked for, begun, and conducted in specific spaces and places, the home and the office as well as shops, clubs, and bars...read more

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9783837634419 | Transcript Verlag, July 15, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Geographies of Love is the first study to explore the cultural life-worlds of British, Australian, and Indian chick and lad-lit characters.

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Product Description: This book investigates the reappearance of the 19th-century dream-child from the Golden Age of Children's Literature, both in the Harry Potter series and in other works that have reached unprecedented levels of popular success today...read more

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9781138938915 | Routledge, July 4, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This book investigates the reappearance of the 19th-century dream-child from the Golden Age of Children's Literature, both in the Harry Potter series and in other works that have reached unprecedented levels of popular success today.

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Product Description: This book brings together fourteen of the most ambitious and thought-provoking recent essays by David Punter, who has been writing on the Gothic for over thirty years. Punter addresses developments in Gothic writing and Gothic criticism since the mid-eighteenth century, by isolating and discussing specific themes and scenarios that have remained relevant to literary and philosophical discussion and by paying close attention to the motifs, figures, and recurrences that loom large in twenty-first-century engagements with the Gothic...read more

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9781783168217 | Univ of Wales Pr, June 15, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: This book brings together fourteen of the most ambitious and thought-provoking recent essays by David Punter, who has been writing on the Gothic for over thirty years.

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Product Description: First published in 1982. In this study of Wordsworth’s major poetry, the author explores the conflict between the poet’s celebration of an impersonal earth and his concern for the most intensely personal relationships. The opening chapter concentrates on Wordsworth’s struggle to describe the natural world and the extraordinary claims he makes for the natural landscape ― which are shown to derive not from vague mysticism but precisely articulated common sense...read more

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9781138670211 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: First published in 1982.

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Product Description: First published in 1970, this stylistic and interpretative account of some of Wordsworth’s major poetry examines description and meditation in his landscape writing. It describes the integration of two kinds of thinking, and a variety of beauties and lapses that come from their separation...read more

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9781138653535 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: First published in 1970, this stylistic and interpretative account of some of Wordsworth’s major poetry examines description and meditation in his landscape writing.

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Product Description: First published in 1979, this book provides thorough a guide through Coleridge’s diverse body of work, looking not just his poetry but also his literary criticism and theories, plays, political journalism and theory, and writings on religion and philosophy...read more

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9781138671980 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: First published in 1979, this book provides thorough a guide through Coleridge’s diverse body of work, looking not just his poetry but also his literary criticism and theories, plays, political journalism and theory, and writings on religion and philosophy.

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Product Description: First published in 1960, this book studies Wordsworth’s ‘simple’ poems, such as the Lyrical Ballads, as products of a sophisticated and powerfully successful literary genius. The author aims to approach the poems as perhaps Wordsworth expected his first readers to; but as they have never been in fact...read more

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9781138672024 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: First published in 1960, this book studies Wordsworth’s ‘simple’ poems, such as the Lyrical Ballads, as products of a sophisticated and powerfully successful literary genius.

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Product Description: First published in 1983, this books aims to guide Wordsworth students through his difficult masterpiece by reading it in continuous sequence and making its sense emerge. The special value of this commentary is that it explains the structure of The Prelude by encouraging study of the poem as a continuous whole rather than selectively looking at individual sections ― an approach that has typified modern criticism of the work...read more

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9781138670037 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: First published in 1983, this books aims to guide Wordsworth students through his difficult masterpiece by reading it in continuous sequence and making its sense emerge.

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Product Description: First published in 1967, this book seeks to show the causes which led to Coleridge’s breakdown in 1802 and to indicate how his views on poetry changed as a result of it. The approach is selective in that it only focuses on one part of Coleridge’s life (roughly 1793-1810); however the author attempts to relate a number of different areas of his activity and to trace his emotional and moral development more closely than might be possible in a full-scale biography...read more

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9781138670136 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: First published in 1967, this book seeks to show the causes which led to Coleridge’s breakdown in 1802 and to indicate how his views on poetry changed as a result of it.

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Product Description: First published in 1983, this book examines a work whose intricacies have baffled and infuriated generations of readers and proposes a theory of Coleridge’s writing habits that "explain(s) his explanation". The author painstakingly analyses the Biographia’s organising structure distinguishing between the daring conception and often inept execution of Coleridge’s idea of critical discourse...read more

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9781138669970 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: First published in 1983, this book examines a work whose intricacies have baffled and infuriated generations of readers and proposes a theory of Coleridge’s writing habits that "explain(s) his explanation".

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Product Description: First published in 1966. Despite the intense interest in Coleridge in the twentieth century, this book represents the first study of Coleridge’s poetry to be published in Britain. It is also the first to be based upon the conclusion that Coleridge’s greatness as a poet is a matter of achievement rather than aspiration and to argue that his literary career was nearly half a century long, consisting of more than just well-known texts like The Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan...read more

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9781138672048 | Routledge, May 23, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: First published in 1966.

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