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The Golden Avant-Garde
The Golden Avant-Garde

Idolatry, Commercialism, and Art

Sassower, Raphael, Cicotello, Louis

Since the eighteenth century, artists--especially so-called avant-garde artists--have played a conflicting role in society. Part of the reason for their complex position, argue...


The Sketch, the Tale, and the Beginnings of American Literature
The Sketch, the Tale, and the Beginnings of American Literature
Fash, Lydia G.

Accounts of the rise of American literature often start in the 1850s with a cluster of "great American novels"—Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, Melville’s Moby-Dick...


A Small Boy and Others
A Small Boy and Others

A Critical Edition

James, Henry, Collister, Peter

Henry James was the final survivor of a remarkable family, and his memoir, written at the end of a long and tireless career, was prompted initially by the death of his "ideal...


Vernon Lee
Vernon Lee

A Literary Biography

Colby, Vineta

Vernon Lee, born Violet Paget in 1856 to English parents who lived on the Continent, bridged two worlds and many cultures. She was a Victorian by birth but lived into the...


The Complete Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll
The Complete Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll

Games, Puzzles, and Related Pieces

Carroll, Lewis, Morgan, Christopher

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, "Lewis Carroll," was not only the author of the beloved Alice tales but an inveterate and talented creator of puzzles and games in both the...


Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

A Critical Edition

FitzGerald, Edward, Decker, Christopher

Edward FitzGerald’s translation of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, perhaps the most frequently read Victorian poem and certainly one of the most popular poems in the...


Memoirs on the Life and Travels of Thomas Hammond, 1748-1775
Memoirs on the Life and Travels of Thomas Hammond, 1748-1775
Hammond, Thomas, Boulukos, George E.

A lavishly illustrated manuscript from the eighteenth century now being published for the first time, Thomas Hammond's memoirs are a major discovery. Hammond was a self-...


Best New Poets 2014
Best New Poets 2014

50 Poems from Emerging Writers

Laux, Dorianne

Entering its ninth year, Best New Poets has established itself as a crucial venue for rising poets and a valuable resource for poetry lovers. The only publication of its...


The Imbible

A Cocktail Guide for Beginning and Home Bartenders

LeMon, Micah

Micah LeMon had one slight problem when he started bartending nearly twenty years ago: he had no idea what he was doing. Mixology, he came to understand, is based on principles...


Transfusion
Transfusion

Blood and Sympathy in the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination

Kibbie, Ann Louise

"England may with justice claim to be the native land of transfusion," wrote one European physician in 1877, acknowledging Great Britain’s crucial role in developing and...


Notes of a Son and Brother and The Middle Years
Notes of a Son and Brother and The Middle Years

A Critical Edition

James, Henry, Collister, Peter

After a childhood divided between America and Europe, Henry James settled with his family in New England, first in what he regarded as an outpost of Europe, Newport, and later...


Auden and Documentary in the 1930s
Auden and Documentary in the 1930s
Bryant, Marsha

W.H. Auden established his literary reputation in a decade framed by economic depression and global war. He emerged as the defining literary voice of the 1930s while the...


Interest and Connection in the Eighteenth Century
Interest and Connection in the Eighteenth Century

Hervey, Johnson, Smith, Equiano

Sider Jost, Jacob

Can a single word explain the world? In the British eighteenth century, interest comes close: it lies at the foundation of the period’s thinking about finance, economics...


Black Cosmopolitans
Black Cosmopolitans

Race, Religion, and Republicanism in an Age of Revolution

Levecq, Christine

Black Cosmopolitans examines the lives and thought of three extraordinary black men—Jacobus Capitein, Jean-Baptiste Belley, and John Marrant—who traveled extensively...


Victorian Connections
Victorian Connections
McGann, Jerome J.

In Victorian Connections, each contributor was asked to write about anything in the Victorian period, with only one proviso: that the essay seek to draw connections with...


A Literary Guide to Washington, DC
A Literary Guide to Washington, DC

Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston

Roberts, Kim

The site of a thriving literary tradition, Washington, DC, has been the home to many of our nation’s most acclaimed writers. From the city’s founding to the beginnings of...


The Correspondence of William James
The Correspondence of William James

William and Henry 1885-1889

James, William, Skrupskelis, Ignas K., Berkeley, Elizabeth M.

After years of procrastination and false starts, James finally completed most of the work during this peroid on a book destined to become a classic in its field: The Principles...


Perfect Companionship
Perfect Companionship

Ellen Glasgow's Selected Correspondence with Women

Glasgow, Ellen, Matthews, Pamela R.

The novels of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ellen Glasgow ushered the South into the modern era, rejecting the typically romanticized approach for a cunningly observed realism...


African Americans and the Culture of Pain
African Americans and the Culture of Pain
King, Debra Walker

In this compelling new study, Debra Walker King considers fragments of experience recorded in oral histories and newspapers as well as those produced in twentieth-century...


The Physics of Possibility
The Physics of Possibility

Victorian Fiction, Science, and Gender

Tondre, Michael

The Physics of Possibility traces the sensational birth of mathematical physics in Victorian literature, science, and statistics. As scientists took up new...


Francis Blake
Francis Blake

An Inventor's Life, 1850–1913

Hall, Elton W.

Accomplished inventor, visionary photographer, philanthropist, and successful businessman, Francis Blake (1850 1913) changed not only the way Americans communicated in the...


Tennyson's Fixations
Tennyson's Fixations

Psychoanalysis and the Topics of the Early Poetry

Rowlinson, Matthew

Matthew Rowlinson has given us the most penetrating analysis of Tennyson's poetry to date. He proposes a revitalized and properly analytic formalism as the appropriate model...


Studies in Bibliography, Volume 55
Studies in Bibliography, Volume 55

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia

Vander Meulen, David L.

The fifty-fifth volume of Studies continues its tradition of presenting a wide range of articles by international scholars on bibliography, textual criticism, and other aspects...


Leonard and Virginia Woolf as Publishers
Leonard and Virginia Woolf as Publishers

The Hogarth Press, 1917–41

Willis, John H.

Has any couple in twentieth-century intellectual life so captured and held attention as have Leonard and Virginia Woolf? The have proved endlessly interesting as individuals,...


Between the Novel and the News
Between the Novel and the News

The Emergence of American Women's Writing

Edelstein, Sari

While American literary history has long acknowledged the profound influence of journalism on canonical male writers, Sari Edelstein argues that American women writers were...


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