Gilte Legende is, for the most part a close translation 'drawen out of Frensshe into Englisshe' made in 1438 from Jean de Vignay's Legende doree, a French version, made c. 1433, of Jacobus de Voragine ... 続きを読む
Granular Modernism understands the way that some Modernist texts put themselves together as a way of pulling themselves apart. In this volume, Beci Carver offers a new way of reading Modernist novels ... 続きを読む
Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages argues that ancient Greek plays exerted a powerful and uncharted influence on early modern England's dramatic landscape. Drawing on original research to chal ... 続きを読む
Human nature may be easy to see through, but it is very hard to understand.'
The ageing Catherine Vernon, jilted in her youth, has risen to power in a man's world as head of the family bank. She ... 続きを読む
This collection of essays examines the various ways in which the Homeric epics have been responded to, reworked, and rewritten by women writers of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Begin ... 続きを読む
A unique and wide-ranging anthology of horror fiction from the Victorian and Edwardian periods, that embraces the diversity of the genre to showcase its terrifying achievements.
Includes all horr ... 続きを読む
The modern horror story grew and developed across the nineteenth century, embracing categories as diverse as ghost stories, the supernatural and psychological horror, medical and scientific horrors, c ... 続きを読む
Many writing instructors teach writing through autobiography. By considering the lives of others and then contemplating their own lives, aspiring writers discover a wellspring of material that can be ... 続きを読む
Why does Mark's Jesus speak in parables? Why does Plato's Socrates make bad arguments? Why are Beckett's novels so inscrutable? And why don't stage magicians even pretend to summon spirits anymore? In ... 続きを読む
Why did Jesus speak in parables? Why does Plato's Socrates make bad arguments? Why do we root for criminal heroes? In mummy movies, why is the skeptic always the first to go? Why don't stage magici ... 続きを読む