She wanted to swim far out, where no woman had swum before.'
Kate Chopin was one of the most individual and adventurous of nineteenth-century american writers, whose fiction explored new and often ... 続きを読む
The victor belongs to the spoils.' Fitzgerald's ironic epigraph to The Beautiful and Damned exemplifies his attitude toward the young rootless post-World War One generation who believed life to be mea ... 続きを読む
Based on Hawthorne's own experience of a Utopian socialist community outside Boston, The Blithedale Romance tells of the attempts of a like-minded group to begin reforming a dissipated America. Howeve ... 続きを読む
The plot of this novel revolves around the feminist movement in Boston in the 1870s. F.R. Leavis called it one of "the two most brilliant novels in the language. "The novel's many allusions to the his ... 続きを読む
Of all Jack London's fictions none have been so popular as his dog stories. In addition to The Call of the Wild, the epic tale of a Californian dog's adventures during the Klondike gold rush, this edi ... 続きを読む
A new selection of Lovecraft's core 'classic' fictions, bringing together in one volume his most representative and influential tales.
The first collection to provide a full contextual introducti ... 続きを読む
'Loathsomeness waits and dreams in the deep, and decay spreads over the tottering cities of men. A time will come - but I must not and cannot think!' H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) was a reclusive scribb ... 続きを読む
L.M. Montgomery's record of her life is published now for the first time without abridgement. The Complete Journals of L.M. Montgomery: The P.E.I. Years, 1901-1911 covers Montgomery's early adult year ... 続きを読む
L.M. Montgomery (1874-1942) had begun keeping a private journal before she turned fifteen. From 1918 onward, she had carefully copied out her entries. She intended this detailed life record to be publ ... 続きを読む
Male, female, deft, fraudulent, constantly shifting: which of the 'masquerade' of passengers on the Mississippi steamboat Fidele is 'the confidence man'? The central motif of Melville's last and most ... 続きを読む