The Wallflower Avant-Garde argues for the importance of a strain of modernist formalism based in ekphrasis, the literary imitation of the visual arts. Often associated with a conservative aesthetic of ... 続きを読む
Epic and tragedy, from Homer's Achilles and Euripides' Pentheus to Marlowe's Tamburlaine and Milton's Satan, are filled with characters challenging and warring against the gods. Nowhere is the theme o ... 続きを読む
You might pass Eleanor Harding in the street without notice, but you could hardly pass an evening with her and not lose your heart.'
John Bold has lost his heart to Eleanor Harding but he is a pol ... 続きを読む
A new edition of Kingsley's extraordinary children's fantasy that reprints the original first-edition text and illustrations and explores the book's many different facets.
Conventionally regarded ... 続きを読む
The Water-Babies (1863) is one of the strangest and most powerful children's books ever published. Written by an Anglican clergyman with an insatiable love of science, the story combines an uplifting ... 続きを読む
I, who would wish to feel close over me the protective waves of the ordinary, catch with the tail of my eye some far horizon.'
Intensely visionary yet absorbed with the everyday; experimental, dar ... 続きを読む
This edition presents a new reading of the novel as Trollope's most successful foray not into satire but into a form of crime fiction
The notes and introduction situate the novel in contemporary ... 続きを読む
Who possesses me will possess all things, But his life will belong to me...'
Raphael de Valentin, a young aristocrat, has lost all his money in the gaming parlours of the Palais Royal in Paris, an ... 続きを読む
Sydney Owenson, (Lady Morgan); Kathryn Kirkpatrick
127 x 196 mm
Oxford World's Classics
I long to study the purely national, natural character of an Irishwoman'
When Horatio, the son of an English lord, is banished to his father's Irish estate as punishment for gambling debts and diss ... 続きを読む