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Highlighted Literature 2012 Titles

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This fascinating book looks at the phenomenon of murder and poisoning in the nineteenth century. Focusing on the case of William Palmer, a medical doctor who...

Ian A. Burney

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The Medieval Python

The Purposive and Provocative Work of Terry Jones

No one working today in Middle English studies or in period-related film and/or documentary can proceed untouched by Terry Jones' thought-provoking views....

By RF Yeager and Toshiyuki Takamiya

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Literature in Contexts

Is it possible to return the literary text in all its particularity to the center of literary study, without going back to the "words-on-the page" myopia of...

Peter Barry

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Webster: The White Devil

This introductory guide to one of Webster's most widely-studied plays offers a scene-by-scene commentary of the play in performance, a brief history of the...

Stephen Purcell

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Beginning Theory

An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory, Third Edition

This book has been helping students navigate through the thickest of literary and cultural theory for well over a decade now. This new and expanded third...

Peter Barry

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This introductory guide to one of Middleton and Rowley's most widely-studied plays offers a scene-by-scene theatrically aware commentary, a brief history of...

Jay O'Berski

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Decadence

An Annotated Anthology

The tradition of Decadent writing in the 19th century remains a fascinating current in the evolution of modern literature. This new anthology brings together...

By Jane Desmarais and Chris Baldick

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Beginning Modernism

Modernism was the artistic and intellectual revolution of the early twentieth century. Yet despite its now-secure location in history, the radical experimental...

Jeff Wallace

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