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            The Making of Lewis Carroll's Alice and the Invention of Wonderland
             

            The Making of Lewis Carroll's Alice and the Invention of Wonderland (Paperback)

            By Hunt, Peter

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            Richly illustrated with manuscripts, portraits, Sir John Tenniel's original line drawings and contemporary photographs, this is a fresh look at two remarkable stories, which takes us on a guided tour from the treacle wells of Victorian Oxford through an astonishing world of polit...ics, philosophy, humour - and nightmare.
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            ISBN 9781851245321
            Released NZ 15 Jul 2020
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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            Romanticism and Philosophy: Thinking with Literature
             

            Romanticism and Philosophy: Thinking with Literature (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Laniel-Musitelli, Sophie; Constantinesco, Thomas

            • RRP: $86.99
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            This volume brings together a wide range of scholars to offer new perspectives on the relationship between Romanticism and philosophy. The entanglement of Romantic literature with philosophy is increasingly recognized, just as Romanticism is increasingly viewed as European and Tr...ansatlantic, yet few studies combine these coordinates and consider the philosophical significance of distinctly literary questions in British and American Romantic writings. The essays in this book are concerned with literary writing as a form of thinking, investigating the many ways in which Romantic literature across the Atlantic engages with European thought, from 18th- and 19th-century philosophy to contemporary theory. The contributors read Romantic texts both as critical responses to the major debates that have shaped the history of philosophy, and as thought experiments in their own right. This volume thus examines anew the poetic philosophy of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Blake, Shelley, and Clare, also extending beyond poetry to consider other literary genres as philosophically significant, such as Jane Austen's novels, De Quincey's autofiction, Edgar Allan Poe's tales, or Emerson's essays. Grounded in complementary theoretical backgrounds and reading practices, the various contributions draw on an impressive array of writers and thinkers and challenge our understanding not only of Romanticism, but also of what we have come to think of as literature and philosophy.
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            ISBN 9780367870768
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Studies in Romanticism
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            Alice, Curiouser and Curiouser

            Alice, Curiouser and Curiouser (Hardback)

            Edited by Bailey, Kate; Sladen, Simon; Illustrated by Williams, Kristjana S.

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            Explores the global impact of Alice in Wonderland across art, design and performance from the 19th century to today. It shows how Alice has been re-imagined and reinterpreted by each new generation: from the original illustrations by John Tenniel to artwork by Salvador Dali, and ...from the 1951 Disney movie to Tim Burton's latest interpretation.
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            ISBN 9781838510046
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

            The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture (Paperback)

            By Figes, Orlando

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            The Europeans is a richly enthralling, panoramic cultural history of nineteenth-century Europe, told through the intertwined lives of three remarkable people: a great singer, Pauline Viardot, a great writer, Ivan Turgenev, and a great connoisseur, Pauline's husband Louis. Their p...assionate, ambitious lives were bound up with an astonishing array of writers, composers and painters all trying to make their way through the exciting, prosperous and genuinely pan-European culture that came about as a result of huge economic and technological change. This culture - through trains, telegraphs and printing - allowed artists of all kinds to exchange ideas and make a living, shuttling back and forth across the whole continent from the British Isles to Imperial Russia, as they exploited a new cosmopolitan age. The Europeans is Orlando Figes' masterpiece. Surprising, beautifully written, it describes huge changes through intimate details, little-known stories and through the lens of Turgenev and the Viardots' touching, strange love triangle. Events which we now see as central to European high culture are made completely fresh, allowing the reader to revel in the sheer precariousness with which the great salons, premieres and bestsellers came into existence.
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            ISBN 9780141979434
            Released NZ 9 Apr 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Transatlantic Literature and Transitivity, 1780-1850: Subjects, Texts, and Print Culture
             

            Transatlantic Literature and Transitivity, 1780-1850: Subjects, Texts, and Print Culture (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Bautz, Annika; Gray, Kathryn

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            This book makes an important contribution to transatlantic literary studies and an emerging body of work on identity formation and print culture in the Atlantic world. The collection identifies the ways in which historically-situated but malleable subjectivities engage with popul...ar and pressing debates about class, slavery, natural knowledge, democracy, and religion. In addition, the book also considers the ways in which material texts and genres, including, for example, the essay, the guidebook, the travel narrative, the periodical, the novel, and the poem, can be scrutinized in relation to historically-situated transatlantic transitions, transformations, and border crossings. The volume is underpinned by a thorough examination of historical and conceptual frameworks and prioritizes notions of circulation and exchange, as opposed to transfer and continuance, in its analysis of authors, texts, and ideas. The collection is concerned with the movement of people, texts, and ideas in the currents of transatlantic markets and politics, taking a fresh look at a range of canonical and popular writers of the period, including Austen, Poe, Crevecoeur, Brockden Brown, Sedgwick, Hemans, Bulwer-Lytton, Dickens, and Melville. In different ways, the essays gathered together here are concerned with the potentially empowering realities of the transitive, circulatory, and contingent experiences of transatlantic literary and cultural production as they are manifest in the long nineteenth century.
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            ISBN 9780367885700
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            George Crabbe and his Times 1754-1832: A Critical and Biographical Study

            George Crabbe and his Times 1754-1832: A Critical and Biographical Study (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Huchon, Rene

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            This book was first published in 1968 First appearing in 1907, Rene Huchon with the help of original manuscripts rewrote the biography of Crabbe published by his son in 1834. As the title suggests, however, Huchon was not merely concerned with the presentation of Crabbe as a lite...rary figure in isolation, and by conjuring up the atmosphere and background of the eighteenth century he is able to shed new light on Crabbe's poetry.There are descriptions of Aldborough, of the desolate heaths and marshy wastes where Crabbe spent his unhappy youth, which together with his background of poverty, and familiarity with the life of the country poor, led him to revolt against the current trend of pastoral poetry. At the time the most detailed study of Crabbe, this work is of foremost importance, for rarely is a poety placed so securely in his setting, and both followers of the poet, and devotees of the eighteenth century will welcome this being freely available agian.
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            ISBN 9780367111816
            Released NZ 26 Dec 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Revivals
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            Emile Zola: A Very Short Introduction

            Emile Zola: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

            By Nelson, Brian

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            Emile Zola occupies a distinctive place in the great tradition of French realist fiction. Brian Nelson introduces this quintessential novelist of modernity, and explores his fascination with change, and the way he opened the novel up to new areas of representation: the realities ...of working-class life, class relations, and sexuality and the body.
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            ISBN 9780198837565
            Released NZ 6 Aug 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Very Short Introductions
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            The Future of Feminist Eighteenth-Century Scholarship: Beyond Recovery

            The Future of Feminist Eighteenth-Century Scholarship: Beyond Recovery (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Runia, Robin

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            There is an unfortunate argument being made that feminist scholarship of eighteenth-century literary studies has fulfilled its potential in academic circles. The Future of Eighteenth-Century Feminist Scholarship: Beyond Recovery shows us otherwise. Each of the essays in this volu...me reaffirms the feminist principles that form the foundation of this area, then builds upon them by acknowledging the inevitable conflicts they or their subjects have faced and the contradictions they or their subjects have lived.
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            ISBN 9780367667382
            Released NZ 30 Sep 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Routledge Introduction to Canadian Fantastic Literature
             

            The Routledge Introduction to Canadian Fantastic Literature (Hardback)

            By Weiss, Allan

            • RRP: $282.00
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            This study introduces the history, themes, and critical responses to Canadian fantastic literature. Taking a chronological approach, this volume covers the main periods of Canadian science fiction and fantasy from the early nineteenth century to the first decades of the twenty-fi...rst century. The book examines both the texts and the contexts of Canadian writing in the fantastic, analyzing themes and techniques in novels and short stories, and looking at both national and international contexts of the literature's history. This introduction will offer a coherent narrative of Canadian fantastic literature through analysis of the major texts and authors in the field and through relating the authors' work to the world around them.
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            ISBN 9780367409449
            Released NZ 20 Jan 2021
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Introductions to Canadian Literature
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            Words' Worth: What the Poet Does
             

            Words' Worth: What the Poet Does (Hardback)

            By Brodsky, Professor Claudia

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            Gives students and scholars a new way to approach the theory and interpretation of poetry and indeed modern literature --

            ISBN 9781501364532
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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